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Medical News Today: Coffee drinking habits may influence risk of mild cognitive impairment

Increasing coffee consumption over time to more than one cup daily may raise the risk of mild cognitive impairment, while reducing it may lower risk, according to new research.

Medical News Today: High-frequency spinal cord stimulation 'more effective for chronic pain'

A new form of spinal cord stimulation has been shown to be more effective at alleviating chronic pain than the traditional method, without unwanted side effects.

Medical News Today: 'Leaky vaccines' could spur more dangerous disease

A new study shows how an imperfect vaccine may protect vaccinated individuals but allow the pathogen to evolve and put unvaccinated individuals at risk of more severe illness.

Medical News Today: Study explains why 'eating for two' during pregnancy is not necessary

A new study of flies suggests a hormone released in early pregnancy enlarges the gut so it absorbs more energy from food and stimulates the body to store more fat.

Medical News Today: Death, hospitalization rates have fallen among senior Medicare patients

Researchers analyzing trends among Medicare beneficiaries aged 65 and above have found that between 1999-2013, death and hospitalization rates have decreased.

Medical News Today: Cystic fibrosis: new understanding of infections

Lab work on the microorganisms found in sputum unveils secrets of their 'aerobic and anaerobic lifestyles' in cystic fibrosis to help with future studies and clinical testing.

Medical News Today: Anxiety, depression may be triggered by stress-induced changes to gut bacteria

Researchers suggest early-life stress may induce changes in gut bacteria that lead to the development of anxiety and depression later in life.

Medical News Today: Exercise-mimicking molecule may offer new treatments for obesity, type 2 diabetes

A study reveals how a newly created molecule - called compound 14 - mimicked exercise to improve glucose tolerance and trigger weight loss in obese mice.

Medical News Today: Adolescent e-cigarette use boosted by friend and family approval

Researchers have found that adolescents may be more inclined to use e-cigarettes if their friends and family both use and approve of the devices.

Medical News Today: New blood marker could help identify mothers most at risk of postpartum depression

Researchers have identified a blood marker that they say can identify women who are at highest risk of developing postpartum depression.

Medical News Today: Scientists identify another frequently mutated gene in melanoma

Melanoma arises from gene mutations that activate cancer-causing pathways. Now. researchers have unmasked the identity of the third most frequently mutated gene in melanoma.

Medical News Today: Nasal balloon could treat 'glue ear'

A simple procedure of blowing into a balloon through the nose can be an effective way to improve symptoms and avoid antibiotics in children with a a common middle-ear problem.

Medical News Today: Premature birth associated with introversion in adulthood

Researchers have developed a personality profile for individuals born very prematurely or with a very low birth weight by assessing the personalities of adults.

Medical News Today: Rise in newborns being admitted to intensive care

Newborn babies - including those who are born at full term and normal weight - are increasingly being admitted to neonatal intensive care units, reveals an analysis of the figures.

Medical News Today: Patients with depression, personality disorders most likely to make euthanasia requests

A new study of 100 mentally ill patients in Belgium who made euthanasia requests reveals the majority had depression and/or personality disorders.

Medical News Today: CDC warn of edible marijuana dangers following death of 19-year-old student

A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention examines the case of a student who fell to his death following the consumption of recreational edible marijuana.

Medical News Today: 20% of new mothers are not receiving advice on how to place their baby to sleep

A new study has revealed almost 20% of mothers fail to receive advice about their newborn's sleeping position, increasing the risk for sudden infant death syndrome.

Medical News Today: Risk of death from shaken baby syndrome could be identified with new tool

Researchers have created a tool that they say could help doctors identify children who are at risk of death from abusive head trauma, or shaken baby syndrome.

Medical News Today: FDA approve new daily pill for common skin cancer

The FDA have approved a new drug - sonidegib - for treating locally advanced basal cell carcinoma, an increasingly common cancer that occurs in the top layer of the skin.

Medical News Today: 'Worm spitting' offers insights for heart research

The discovery of a nerve cell that controls spitting behavior in worms could increase our understanding of how our brain and nervous system regulates organs like the heart.

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