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Medical News Today: Breast cancer: Anatomy and early warning signs

Certain changes in the breast may be early signs of breast cancer. Knowing what these changes look like can help people access the right treatment, as soon as possible. Understanding the different parts of the breast and their functions can ...

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Medical News Today: How stevia may help to control blood sugar

An increasing number of people are opting for more healthful alternatives to sugar, and stevia has become a popular choice, particularly among people with diabetes. Studies have suggested that the natural, no-calorie sweetener can help to control blood sugar levels, ...

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Medical News Today: Causes of psoriatic arthritis: Triggers and risk factors

Psoriasis is a chronic condition that results in the formation of scaly white and red patches on the skin. These areas of abnormal skin can be itchy and uncomfortable. According to the American College of Rheumatology, around 15 percent of ...

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Medical News Today: Are you a 'night owl'? You may have this genetic mutation

Few of us enjoy waking up early in the morning, but some people struggle more than most. According to a new study, if you fall asleep late and are finding it extremely hard to wake up early in the morning, ...

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Medical News Today: Foods to eat and foods to avoid to fight breast cancer

While there is no one single food or diet that can prevent or cause breast cancer, diet is an area in which individual choices can make a real difference. Breast cancer is a complex disease with many contributing factors. ...

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Medical News Today: Computational model of the brain shows what triggers Tourette 'tics'

Tourette syndrome is a neurological disease in which patients make a series of repetitive, involuntary movements and sounds that are commonly referred to as ‘tics’. A new study uses a computational model to simulate the neurological basis for the illness, ...

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Medical News Today: Drinking tea could help stave off cognitive decline

Thanks to its high levels of antioxidants, tea has been linked to a lower risk of diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. However, its potential health benefits may not end there. Researchers have found that regular tea consumption could more than ...

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Medical News Today: Diet tips to improve insulin resistance

Insulin is a hormone that helps the body absorb glucose, keeping blood sugar levels in balance. Insulin resistance makes it harder for glucose to be absorbed. This causes problems for muscles, fat, and the liver, as they need glucose (sugar). ...

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Medical News Today: Appetite-controlling brain circuits in mice may explain stress eating

Stress can have a serious impact on our appetite and eating patterns. Using a mouse model, new research examines how the brain controls the appetite, as well as the link between appetite and positive and negative emotions. Research examines the ...

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Medical News Today: Hard, not soft, plaque buildup may predict risk of heart attack

Atherosclerosis is a condition in which plaque builds up inside the arteries, leading to hardened, narrow, or even blocked arteries. The damage caused by atherosclerosis may contribute to a range of cardiovascular conditions, such as coronary heart disease or peripheral ...

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