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20 causes of numbness in the hands
Several conditions can cause a person's hand or hands to feel numb. In this article, learn more about the causes and how to treat them. (Medical News Today)

Ageotypes: Why do people age differently?
Stanford University researchers have identified four different biological pathways for aging. This finding may help people slow down aspects of old age. (Medical News Today)

What to know about vasovagal syncope
Vasovagal syncope is fainting that occurs in response to a sudden drop in blood pressure or heart rate. Learn about its causes, symptoms, and treatment here. (Medical News Today)

A guide to 16:8 intermittent fasting
The 16:8 intermittent fasting diet involves consuming all food for the day during an 8-hour window and then fasting for the remaining 16 hours. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

Study reveals what causes type 2 diabetes and how to reverse it
Breakthrough research shows that type 2 diabetes occurs when fat from the liver overspills into the pancreas and confirms that weight loss can reverse it. (Medical News Today)

Intermittent fasting can help ease metabolic syndrome
A new clinical trial shows that time-restricted eating, also known as intermittent fasting, helps relieve symptoms of metabolic syndrome. (Medical News Today)

Ultra-processed foods may raise the risk of type 2 diabetes
New research finds an association between ultra-processed foods and the risk of type 2 diabetes and lays out a few possible explanations for this link. (Medical News Today)

Diabetes and anxiety: What is the link?
Anxiety is more prevalent among people with diabetes. Read on to find out why and to learn about the treatment options available for each condition. (Medical News Today)

New diet that matches biological clock may be better for diabetes
New research suggests that a three meals per day — and not a six meals per day — approach brings more benefits to people with type 2 diabetes. (Medical News Today)

What causes hair loss on the legs?
Hair loss on the legs can occur as a result of lifestyle factors or an underlying health condition. Learn more about the potential causes of hair loss on the legs, and how to treat them, here. (Medical News Today)

What can cause itchy lower legs?
The lower legs may be itchy for a number of reasons, from issues with shaving to skin conditions and diabetes. Here, learn more about these causes, other symptoms, and the range of treatments. (Medical News Today)

Diabetes: Why some anti-inflammatories may increase risk
Recent findings suggest that glucocorticoids — a class of anti-inflammatory drugs that doctors often prescribe — may increase the risk of diabetes. (Medical News Today)

What to know about acidosis
Acidosis refers to high levels of acid in the body. If the body becomes too acidic or too alkaline, this can cause serious health problems. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

Pitted keratolysis: What to know
Pitted keratolysis is a bacterial infection that affects the soles of the feet and, less commonly, the palms of the hands. Learn more about the causes, symptoms, and treatment here. (Medical News Today)

Which environmental factors affect type 2 diabetes risk?
New research looks at the cumulative environmental factors that affect the risk of developing type 2 diabetes in rural and urban areas. (Medical News Today)

Women and men at risk of different obesity-related conditions
A new study has found that women and men with obesity face different health risks, while the condition can lead to a range of complications for all. (Medical News Today)

Everything you need to know about clear urine
Clear or very pale urine is usually a sign of proper hydration. In this article, learn more about the possible causes of clear urine and when to see a doctor. (Medical News Today)

What is a nephrologist?
A nephrologist is a kidney specialist. This article looks at what they do, the medical conditions they treat, and the procedures they can perform. (Medical News Today)

Does the rotavirus vaccine prevent type 1 diabetes?
Scientists present a link between rotavirus infection and type 1 diabetes and suggest vaccination as a method to prevent the condition. (Medical News Today)

Could coffee byproducts fight inflammation?
A recent study has investigated whether the byproducts of coffee production might help ease the inflammation associated with obesity and protect health. (Medical News Today)

Type 2 diabetes: Weight regain reduces cardiovascular benefits
New research on type 2 diabetes shows that regaining weight reverses much of the cardiovascular risk reduction that initial weight loss affords. (Medical News Today)

What can cause toes to go numb?
Toe numbness can be mild and disappear quickly, or it may be longer lasting. Many health issues and conditions cause numb toes, and the treatment depends on the cause. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

Even naturally sweet drinks may increase diabetes risk
A new study has found that sweet drinks with and without added sugar, as well as 'diet'-type soft drinks are associated with an increase in diabetes risk. (Medical News Today)

What are the health benefits of cardamom?
Cardamom is a spice that many people use in cooking and medicine. Here, we discuss the possible research-backed benefits of cardamom, such as providing antioxidants, improving heart health, and fighting cancer. (Medical News Today)

New reviews contradict previous guidelines around red meat consumption
A new set of reviews suggests that red meat may not be as harmful to health as previously thought. Why, and what recommendations do the authors make? (Medical News Today)

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