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Exercise linked to improved erectile and sexual function in men

Exercise linked to improved erectile and sexual function in men

Men who exercise more have better erectile and sexual function, regardless of race, according to a recent study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine.

While…


The switch that might tame the most aggressive of breast cancers The switch that might tame the…

Australian researchers have found that so-called ‘triple-negative breast cancers’1 are two distinct diseases that likely originate from different cell types.…

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Newly updated treatment guidelines for medullary…

A Task Force convened by the American Thyroid Association (ATA) released updated guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC). The current document is the first revision of the original guidelines published in 2009. The Task Force has presented their recommendations in the article “Revised American Thyroid Association Guidelines for the Management of Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma”), in… Newly updated treatment guidelines for medullary thyroid carcinoma

Vitamin D prevents diabetes and clogged…

In recent years, a deficiency of vitamin D has been linked to type 2 diabetes and heart disease, two illnesses that commonly occur together and are the most common cause of illness and death in Western countries. Both disorders are rooted in chronic inflammation, which leads to insulin resistance and the buildup of artery-clogging plaque.

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Research on medical abortion and miscarriage…

Two scientific studies led by researchers at Sweden’s Karolinska Institutet are expected to form the basis of new international recommendations for the treatment of medical abortions and miscarriages. One of the studies, both of which are being published in the… Research on medical abortion and miscarriage may change international routines

Scans for clinic patients may cut…

Routine heart scans for patients referred to cardiac clinics with chest pain could reduce heart attack rates, research suggests.

The scans would help doctors to make better treatment decisions which could ultimately save lives, researchers say.

The SCOT-HEART study, led… Scans for clinic patients may cut heart attack risk, study finds

Roseroot herb shows promise as potential…

Rhodiola rosea (R. rosea), or roseroot, may be a beneficial treatment option for major depressive disorder (MDD), according to results of a study in the journal Phytomedicine led by Jun J. Mao, MD, MSCE, associate professor of Family Medicine, Community… Roseroot herb shows promise as potential depression treatment option, Penn team finds




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Natural sleep cycles identified in rural…

A new study, published today in the journal Scientific Reports, has identified a rural community in Brazil that still follows the earlier sleep and wake times similar to pre-industrial times.

The team of researchers from the University of Surrey and… Natural sleep cycles identified in rural community - new study finds

What effect does music TV have…

There is no doubt that teenage boys and girls are swayed and shaped by music TV. For example, sexually active youth of both genders, after watching music TV, think their peers are sexually active, too. Moreover, when girls and boys… What effect does music TV have on the sexual behavior of teenage boys and girls?

Common herpes medication reduces HIV-1 levels,…

Case Western Reserve researchers are part of an international team that has discovered that a common herpes drug reduces HIV-1 levels—even when patients do not have herpes.

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People exposed to prolonged periods of shortened sleep have significant increases in blood pressure during nighttime hours, Mayo Clinic researchers report in a small study of eight participants.

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Working in mice, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis report developing a gene delivery method long sought in the field of gene therapy: a deactivated virus carrying a gene of interest that can be injected into… Gene therapy method targets tumor blood vessels

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Researchers have pinpointed a region in the human genome associated with peanut allergy in U.S. children, offering strong evidence that genes can play a role in the development of food allergies.

But in an additional finding that suggests genes are… Do genes play a role in peanut allergies? New study suggests - YES

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