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03/20/2019
Medical News Today: 10 minutes of leisurely activity per week may lower death risk
New observational research in a large cohort has found a strong link between leisurely physical activity — even in low amounts — and a lower death risk.

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03/20/2019
Medical News Today: What to know about psoriatic arthritis jaw pain
Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) can affect any joint in the body, including the jaw. This can cause jaw pain, teeth grinding, and other dental problems. In this article, we explore the symptoms and complications, and we discuss ways to relieve PsA jaw pain at home and with medical treatment.

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03/20/2019
Medical News Today: What causes a red spot on the eye?
A red spot on the eye is usually a subconjunctival hemorrhage that will heal over time without treatment. It can also be due to diabetes complications. Learn more about the causes and treatments here.

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03/20/2019
Medical News Today: What are the health benefits of dark chocolate?
Dark chocolate generally contains less sugar and more cacao solids than milk chocolate. It is also rich in antioxidants and some minerals. Research suggests that regularly eating dark chocolate may provide several health benefits. Learn more about these benefits here.

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03/20/2019
Medical News Today: Almond milk vs. soy milk: Which is better?
Almond and soy milk are the two most popular plant-based alternatives to cow’s milk. In this article, we look at the nutrition, health benefits, and environmental considerations of almond and soy milk.

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03/19/2019
Medical News Today: How to treat a sinus infection
Sinus infections are common. They cause congestion, headaches, and pain in the face. Learn about how to get rid of a sinus infection in this article.

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03/19/2019
Medical News Today: CBD for cancer: Everything you need to know
Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a compound in the cannabis plant. It may benefit people with cancer by reducing symptoms of the disease and its treatment. Learn more about the research here.

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03/19/2019
Medical News Today: What causes blurred vision and a headache?
Blurred vision and a headache occurring together can indicate several problems, from migraine to stroke. Learn about these and other possible causes in this article.

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03/19/2019
Medical News Today: How destroying a tumor promoter could lead to new cancer treatments
Mutated p53 tumor suppressor protein is a key driver of most cancers. Now, scientists have identified its mechanism of stability and how to disrupt it.

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03/19/2019
Medical News Today: Heart disease and depression: Scientists find missing link
Heart disease raises the likelihood of depression, and vice versa. New research moves closer to understanding the mechanism that explains this link.

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03/19/2019
Medical News Today: Light and sound therapy may boost brain function
New evidence suggests that a combined light and sound stimulation therapy could boost brain health and improve the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.

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03/19/2019
Medical News Today: Can you detect changes in the earth's magnetic field?
For years, scientists have debated whether or not humans can detect magnetic fields. The latest research concludes that at least some of us can.

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03/19/2019
Medical News Today: Do standing desks really help you lose weight?
A new review of existing studies examines the effects of sit-stand desks on work performance, posture, behavior, health, and more.

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03/19/2019
Medical News Today: What to know about MCL tears
The medial collateral ligament, or MCL, of the knee can tear due to injury and cause pain. Treatment depends on the severity of the injury. Learn more about MCL tears here.

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03/19/2019
Medical News Today: Causes of nausea and loss of appetite
Causes of nausea and loss of appetite include food poisoning, allergies, and medications. The cause of these symptoms will determine the treatment. Learn more about loss of appetite and nausea here.

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03/19/2019
Medical News Today: What causes upper stomach pain in the third trimester?
Stomach pain is one of the most common pregnancy complaints. Most often, pain in the upper stomach or abdomen is harmless, though people should know when to see a doctor. Learn more about the causes and treatment for upper abdominal pain during pregnancy here.

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03/19/2019
Medical News Today: Can CBD help you lose weight?
Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a natural compound that comes from the cannabis plant. Some people claim that it can aid weight loss by supressing appetite and burning fat. Learn more here.

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03/19/2019
Medical News Today: What to know about cod
Cod contains vitamins, minerals, omega-3 fatty acids, and protein. This makes it a very beneficial food source. Learn more about the health benefits of eating cod here.

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03/19/2019
Medical News Today: How to remove warts with salicylic acid
Warts are usually harmless but can be bothersome if they appear in certain areas. Learn how to use salicylic acid for wart removal in this article. We also cover other treatment options.

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03/19/2019
Medical News Today: What are the early symptoms of cancer in men?
Men have a higher risk of dying from cancer than women in the United States. However, recognizing the early signs can significantly improve a person’s outlook. Early symptoms of cancer in men can include changes in bowel habits, unexplained weight loss, testicular changes, and difficulties urinating. Learn more here.

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