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Medical News Today: Are you addicted to shopping?

Evidence supporting the classification of excessive shopping as an addiction has been established, and a new seven-point assessment tool created.

Medical News Today: Smartphone distraction can ruin a relationship

People who cannot stop checking their smartphones may be contributing to depression in their romantic partners, says research into 'phubbing.'

Medical News Today: Later bedtimes linked to greater weight gain

Teenagers and young adults who go to bed late may be at greater risk for weight gain, according to new research led by the University of California-Berkeley.

Medical News Today: Innovative 'brain prosthesis' could help with memory loss

The symptoms of dementia, including memory loss, are incurable. But a new brain prosthesis implanted in the hippocampus is showing promise as a potential cure for memory loss.

Medical News Today: Perceptions of beauty are 50% individual

How people perceive beauty is partly due to genetic factors, partly due to shared experience, but largely dependent on specific individual interactions, a new study finds.

Medical News Today: Brain chemical may help treat 'tics' in people with Tourette syndrome

Researchers say that mimicking the activity of a chemical called GABA in the brain may be a promising treatment strategy for 'tics' among people with Tourette syndrome.

Medical News Today: Taller people face a greater risk of cancer

A major study of 5.5 million men and women in Sweden shows a link between height and cancer risk - especially breast cancer and melanoma.

Medical News Today: Breast cancer: are men the forgotten victims?

In the US, 2,360 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. But still, many people believe that it only affects women. We investigate the reasons why.

Medical News Today: Is a 'too-clean' environment to blame for childhood asthma?

A new study suggests that 3-month-old infants with an increased asthma risk have lower levels of four types of gut bacteria, lending support to the hygiene hypothesis.

Medical News Today: Benefits of psychotherapy for depression 'overstated'

The efficacy of psychotherapy against depression has been overstated by previous research due to publication bias, according to a new review.

Medical News Today: Insulin-producing cells offer hope for people with type 1 diabetes

Scientists have developed a technique to make cells that will produce insulin. They could eventually be used in transplants for people with type 1 diabetes.

Medical News Today: Psoriasis patients at increased risk for depression

A major study in the US finds that psoriasis and depression are linked, but the degree of psoriasis does not imply more severe depression.

Medical News Today: Colds, flu linked to increased stroke risk for children

Minor infections such as colds and flu may temporarily increase the risk of stroke for children, according to the results of a new study.

Medical News Today: 'Golden hour' saves US servicemen's lives

Implementation of 'golden hour' in Afghanistan saves US servicemen's lives. The mandate decreeing that transport to hospital should be halved significantly decreases fatality rate.

Medical News Today: A single test could detect almost any virus

In the future, one test could detect any virus in a human or animal. Enhanced virome sequencing has already been proven to indicate 52% more viruses than standard testing.

Medical News Today: Disguising drugs as platelets could make them more effective against cancer

Researchers have found that coating anticancer drugs in platelet membranes allows them to last longer in the body and target a range of different cancer cells.

Medical News Today: Womb transplantation approved for 10 British women

Doctors have approved a clinical trial in which 10 British women will undergo womb transplantation in the hope the procedure will allow them to carry a child.

Medical News Today: Could asthma be inherited from grandmothers who smoke?

Grandmothers who smoke during pregnancy appear to be putting their grandchildren at risk of asthma due to genetic changes that result from environmental exposure.

Medical News Today: What is delayed cord clamping?

Find out about the potential immediate and long-term benefits that come with delaying the time at which the umbilical cord is clamped following birth.

Medical News Today: Deep sleep boosts immunological memory

Just as psychological memory stores environmental and social information, scientists suggests that the immune system stores immunological information for future use.

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