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Medical News Today: Hormone therapy for prostate cancer may raise dementia risk

Men with prostate cancer who are treated with a form of hormone therapy may be at much higher risk of dementia, according to new research published in JAMA Oncology. Men treated with ADT for prostate cancer may be at greater ...

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Medical News Today: C. difficile risk 'raised by using same hospital bed as antibiotic-treated paitent'

Antibiotic use is associated with greater risk of Clostridium difficile infection, but according to a new study, you do not necessarily need to take antibiotics for them to pose such a risk. Researchers suggest just using the same hospital bed ...

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Medical News Today: How is the world feeling? Largest real-time mental health survey investigates

An ambitious app-based research project is hoping to change the conversation surrounding suicide and mental health by collecting the moods of millions of people from around the world over a 1-week period in October. The “How is the World Feeling?’ ...

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Medical News Today: New drug target for asthma, autoimmune disorders identified

Using a new tool for probing the molecular makeup of cells, researchers have discovered that PD-1 – a marker that already serves as a drug target for some cancers – may also serve as a drug target for asthma and ...

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Medical News Today: Could coffee reduce women's risk of dementia?

Today is International Coffee Day, and what better way to celebrate than providing our readers with some positive news about one the nation’s favorite hot drinks; a new study suggests that older women who drink two to three cups of ...

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Medical News Today: Cancer and Genetics: What's the Connection?

Genes control the way cells work, and in particular how they grow and divide. When something goes wrong with one or more of the genes in a cell, changes occur that can lead to cancer. Such changes are commonly referred ...

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Medical News Today: 7 Natural Diuretics to Eat and Drink

Diuretics are used to rid the body of extra fluid or salt. People with high blood pressure, heart failure, swollen tissues, and kidney disease often use diuretics to treat these conditions. Extra fluid in the body makes it hard for ...

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Medical News Today: Is it art? If so, we will see it differently, say researchers

Knowing that a picture represents real life changes how we perceive it, say scientists in the Netherlands. Findings presented at the annual conference of the European College of Neuropharmacology show that people react differently to an image if they are ...

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Medical News Today: Being moved by sadness-evoking music linked to high empathy

During sad or debilitating moments in life, many people turn to melancholy music to drown their sorrows and make themselves feel better. Researchers from the University of Durham in the United Kingdom, and the University of Jyväskylä in Finland, have ...

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Medical News Today: Surprising deep similarities found across thousands of languages

A recent study, the largest of its type, looks set to unhinge a commonly held linguistic theory. According to the results, the sounds of the words we use are much less random than previously thought. A deep analysis of language ...

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