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Caffeine content of different types of coffee

Caffeine content of different types of coffee

Coffee is a popular drink and probably the most common source of caffeine. The caffeine content of coffee can vary considerably depending on several factors, including the type, the brewing method, and the brand. According to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015–2020, more than 95 percent of adults in the United States consume foods and […]

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My experience living with extreme anxiety

My experience living with extreme anxiety

If I think back to all of the most memorable and joyous moments of my life, my memories are laced with a dark, gripping cloak of anxiety. As a kid, I would second guess everything that I did. Experiences that other people would celebrate, such as graduations, weddings, and promotions, are dreaded milestones for me […]

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Causes of morning nausea, aside from pregnancy

Causes of morning nausea, aside from pregnancy

Pregnancy is perhaps the best-known cause of morning sickness, but there are many other causes. These include low blood sugar and dehydration. Many people experience nausea in the morning. Sometimes, it is only a temporary problem, but morning nausea can also be a chronic condition. Many conditions, ranging from benign to very serious, may cause […]

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Large study ties PTSD, acute stress to cardiovascular disease

Large study ties PTSD, acute stress to cardiovascular disease

A large Swedish population study has found strong links between psychiatric conditions that can follow extremely stressful experiences and the risk of several types of cardiovascular disease. The link between acute stress and cardiovascular symptoms may be bidirectional, suggests new research. In addition, the researchers found that the risk of a heart attack and other […]

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How to stay healthy with a weak immune system

How to stay healthy with a weak immune system

Most of the time, the immune system protects the body from infection. However, some people have a weak immune system that may make them prone to frequent infections.White blood cells, antibodies, and other components, including organs and lymph nodes, make up the body’s immune system. Many disorders can weaken the immune system and cause a […]

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Can CBD help treat depression?

Can CBD help treat depression?

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a natural compound that has gained popularity in recent years, thanks in part to a growing body of research into its potential health benefits, which may include treating depression. The initial results of some studies into CBD and depression look promising. CBD is one of over 100 compounds called cannabinoids, which […]

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How to stop getting sick

How to stop getting sick

Chronic stress or sleep deprivation are factors that can often cause people to keep getting sick. Although simple lifestyle changes are sometimes enough to improve these issues, this is not always the case. Frequently getting sick can be disruptive as well as uncomfortable. It may also lead to more serious health complications over time. For […]

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Wishing others well may boost your own well-being

Wishing others well may boost your own well-being

Many people say that helping others through acts of charity or volunteer work makes them feel better and happier. New research goes further and finds that simply wishing someone well may have a similarly positive effect on our moods. Simply thinking of others in a kind and loving way could make you happier, suggests a […]

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Letter from the Editor: Looking to the future

Letter from the Editor: Looking to the future

At Medical News Today, we pride ourselves on providing you with the latest news in medical research. This month, we’ve gone one step further, taking a deep dive into the future of health technology. MNT were excited to attend Future Healthcare 2019 earlier this month. Last week, MNT attended the annual Future Healthcare 2019 Exhibition […]

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Can scientists learn to remove bad memories?

Can scientists learn to remove bad memories?

Traumatic memories can severely affect a person’s quality of life when they become intrusive thoughts that lead to anxiety and continue to cause distress. For this reason, scientists are now looking into ways of weakening such memories and lessening their impact. Is it possible to ‘treat’ traumatic memories? People who experience traumatic events may find […]