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  • Medical News Today: What are neutrophils and what do they do?
    Neutrophils are the most common form of white blood cell. They help the body respond to infection and heal damaged tissue. Levels in the blood can rise and fall due to many reasons, including infection, chronic conditions, drugs, and surgery. Learn more about what altered levels mean and how to... Read more »
  • Medical News Today: Colorectal cancer: Loss of two genes may drive tumor formation
    New research shows how the loss of two genes may drive an aggressive form of colorectal cancer. The findings also point to a potential new treatment.... Read more »
  • Medical News Today: How can alternative treatments help with HIV?
    Alternative treatments and natural therapies can complement usual HIV medications to improve a person’s mental and physical health. In this article, we look at the benefits, risks, and possible drug interactions related to alternative therapy in people with HIV.... Read more »
  • Medical News Today: Chronic venous insufficiency: What to know
    Venous insufficiency occurs when the veins are less able to transport blood back to the heart. Most cases of venous insufficiency are chronic. In this article, we look at the types, causes, and treatments for venous insufficiency.... Read more »
  • Medical News Today: LEEP procedure: What to expect
    LEEP stands for loop electrosurgical excision procedure. This test can help diagnose and treat cervical cancer. Learn more about its uses and what to expect here.... Read more »
  • Medical News Today: What causes patches of dry skin?
    Many common issues can cause patches of dry skin, including cold weather, allergies, and certain medical conditions, including eczema and psoriasis. In this article, we look at symptoms, treatments, and pictures of dry skin patches.... Read more »
  • Medical News Today: HIV and a dry cough: What to know
    A dry cough may be a symptom of HIV during the first few weeks after infection, or it may occur with an HIV complication. Learn about the link between a dry cough and HIV here.... Read more »
  • Medical News Today: Missed periods and ovarian cancer
    Most causes of missed or irregular periods are not serious. However, less commonly, a missed period can be a sign of ovarian cancer. Early detection and treatment of this type of cancer can improve a person’s outlook. Learn more here.... Read more »
  • Medical News Today: Red meat raises heart disease risk through gut bacteria
    A diet rich in red meat increases gut bacteria production of a compound that raises heart disease risk and reduces the compound's removal by the kidneys.... Read more »
  • Medical News Today: How your imagination can help you overcome your fears
    New research shows just how powerful your imagination can be and how you can tap into this hidden resource to overcome your fears and anxieties.... Read more »

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