New research, published in the journal Neurology, suggests that a late menopause onset may benefit the memory skills of senior women later in life. Experiencing menopause at a later age may offer cognitive advantages in the long run. A new study led by Diana Kuh, from University College London in the United Kingdom, asks whether […]
In the latest foray into personalized medicine, scientists design tumor vaccines specific to each patient’s tumor. Although the technology is in its infancy and the trial is small-scale, the findings are incredibly promising. Scientists recently designed a new, personalized tumor vaccine. Over recent years, there have been various attempts to produce anti-cancer vaccines. Most of […]
When Vyvanse starts to wear off, or when a person stops taking the medication suddenly, they may experience a Vyvanse crash. This ADHD medication can cause severe withdrawal symptoms such as fatigue or depression. In this article we look at methods a person can use to help cope with the symptoms of a Vyvanse crash.
In order to escape treatment, melanoma sometimes reverts to a previous stage of cell differentiation. New research investigates this process more closely and finds a potential way to block this skin cancer’s escape route. Melanoma is an aggresive form of skin cancer that often manages to evade treatment. Although rare, melanoma is a very aggressive […]
Hormonal imbalances occur when there is too much or too little of a hormone in the bloodstream. Because of their essential role in the body, even small hormonal imbalances can cause side effects throughout the body. Hormones are chemicals that are produced by glands in the endocrine system. Hormones travel through the bloodstream to the […]
A new study, published in the journal BMJ Case Reports, examines the “unusual cause of thunderclap headache” in a man who ate the world’s hottest chili pepper — a species aptly named The Carolina Reaper. The Carolina Reaper — shown here — may cause artery constriction and excruciating headaches. Here at Medical News Today, we’re […]
Menopause is when a woman has no menstrual periods for at least a year. On average, women reach menopause just after 50 years of age, but this varies widely from person to person. Experiencing discharge or brown spotting after menopause may not be a cause for concern. However, sometimes it can be a sign of […]
Breaking research concludes that the use of two existing drugs could successfully treat certain lung cancers. The study delves deep into the molecular survival kit of lung tumors. Understanding how lung tumors survive and grow leads to an innovative new treatment. Lung cancer is now the leading cause of cancer death in the United States, […]
Feeling dizzy or lightheaded when bending over is a common complaint. Many of the causes of dizziness are not harmful, such as low blood pressure or a medication. It can also indicate treatable conditions, including anemia, hypothyroidism, and inner ear infections. Learn more about the causes and when to see a doctor.
Better treatments for colon cancer may be in sight, thanks to a new study, which reveals new ways in which a single protein could stop the disease in its tracks. Researchers have found new mechanisms by which a protein prevents colon cancer. Researchers found that a protein known as APC can “put the brakes” on […]