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09/19/2018
Medical News Today: Do low vitamin D levels increase breast cancer risk?
New research finds more evidence that low levels of vitamin D are linked to a heightened risk of breast cancer. Obesity is also a factor, authors confirm.

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09/19/2018
Medical News Today: Key molecule explains why bones weaken with age
New research reveals the molecular dynamic that explains why bones become more frail as we age. The findings may improve treatments for osteoporosis.

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09/19/2018
Medical News Today: Foods with low nutritional quality tied to higher cancer risk
A large multinational cohort study finds that eating foods with a low nutritional quality on a regular basis is linked with a heightened risk of cancer.

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09/18/2018
Medical News Today: What are the best foods to avoid during a Crohn's disease flare-up?
The symptoms of Crohn’s disease can worsen after eating certain foods, while other foods can help improve symptoms. The best foods to eat and avoid differ during a flare-up, however. We look at foods that people with Crohn’s should avoid during a flare-up, along with other diet tips for managing the disease.

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09/18/2018
Medical News Today: Non-insulin drugs for treating type 2 diabetes
Type 2 diabetes prevents the body from responding to insulin correctly, leading to high levels of blood sugar. Some people require insulin injections, but others can manage the condition with oral or other injectable medications. Learn more here.

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09/18/2018
Medical News Today: What can make urination painful?
There are many possible causes of painful urination, or dysuria, including bacterial infections and health conditions that place extra pressure on the bladder. Fortunately, most of these potential causes are highly treatable. Learn more about 10 causes of dysuria here, as well as when to see a doctor.

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09/18/2018
Medical News Today: Thumb arthritis: What to know
Thumb arthritis, or basal joint arthritis, affects the joint at the base of the thumb. It can cause pain and limit the thumb’s range of movement. Thumb arthritis is usually a type of osteoarthritis, meaning it develops due to wear and tear. Learn about the symptoms, risk factors, and treatment here.

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09/18/2018
Medical News Today: Different baby positions during pregnancy: What to know
During pregnancy, the fetus changes position often, but some positions are safer than others just before childbirth. In this article, learn about baby positions in the womb, including anterior, posterior, transverse lie, and three types of breech position.

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09/18/2018
Medical News Today: What are the benefits of protein powder?
People can use protein powder to supplement their protein intake, help build muscle, aid muscle recovery, and encourage healthy weight loss. In this article, learn about these and other health benefits of protein powder. We also cover the different types of protein powder and when and how to use them.

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09/18/2018
Medical News Today: Schizophrenia: 'Resyncing' brain circuits could halt symptoms
'Resyncing' brain circuits in an adult mouse model of schizophrenia eliminated some neural and behavioral symptoms of the disorder, a new study found.

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09/18/2018
Medical News Today: Can eating this type of sugar prevent weight gain?
Newly published research finds that mannose, a type of sugar, has surprising effects on metabolism, weight gain, and the gut's microbiome.

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09/18/2018
Medical News Today: MS: Is a 'rogue' brain and lymph node interaction to blame?
New research suggests that the brain sends a 'rogue' signal to the immune system through lymphatic vessels, thus triggering multiple sclerosis mechanisms.

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09/18/2018
Medical News Today: Double mastectomy recovery: What to know
It can be difficult to know what to expect after a double mastectomy. In this article, we discuss the physical and emotional side effects of surgery and provide tips to aid recovery at home. We also cover how to prepare for the procedure and the length of the recovery time.

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09/18/2018
Medical News Today: How does RA affect different parts of the body?
The hallmark of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is pain in the joints, but it can also affect many other body parts. In this article, we look at the diverse systemic and long-term effects of RA.

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09/18/2018
Medical News Today: High blood pressure breakthrough: Over 500 genes uncovered
The world's largest genetic study of hypertension finds that the number of genetic loci involved is three times larger than previously thought.

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09/18/2018
Medical News Today: Research reveals four distinct personality clusters
Existing personality tests have long been criticized by experts as unreliable. New 'big data' research, however, reveals four solid personality clusters.

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09/17/2018
Medical News Today: Leukemia rash pictures
Leukemia is a type of cancer that affects white blood cells. Symptoms may include petechiae, which are tiny red, brown, or purple spots on the skin that resemble a rash. Rashes and other skin conditions are common and are not usually signs of cancer. Learn what a leukemia rash looks like and when to see a doctor here.

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09/17/2018
Medical News Today: Safest condoms and methods of use
Most condom brands are safe, but people should still check the labels to make sure they are effective against pregnancy and STIs. Novelty and natural condoms may not be as safe as others. Male and female condoms have slightly different safety levels. In this article, we look at the safest condoms and how to use them.

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09/17/2018
Medical News Today: What to know about rheumatoid arthritis during pregnancy
Many women with rheumatoid arthritis experience a reduction in symptoms during pregnancy. However, this is not always the case, and some women may experience a flare shortly after childbirth. In this article, learn how rheumatoid arthritis affects pregnancy, including the possible risks and impact on symptoms.

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09/17/2018
Medical News Today: Typical testosterone levels in males and females
Testosterone levels vary depending on a person’s sex, age, and physical activity levels. Testosterone levels that are too high or too low may cause a range of potential complications including infertility and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Learn more about testosterone levels here.

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