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Why a low-carb diet may not be so good for you
A new study may have found the 'sweet spot' of carb intake. The researchers point out that both too much and too little carbohydrate may harm health. (Medical News Today)

Is it safe to mix aspirin and ibuprofen?
Aspirin and ibuprofen are from the same family of drugs called NSAIDs. People should usually not take the two together. In this article, we discuss how to stay safe when taking aspirin and ibuprofen, what to do if you have taken both together by accident, and alternative medications that do not interact with NSAIDs. (Medical News Today)

Pesticide may increase autism risk
Levels of DDT, a once-common pesticide, in maternal blood have been linked with an increased risk of autism in the offspring in a new study. (Medical News Today)

Is it safe to reheat rice?
People often believe it is unsafe to reheat rice. This is because certain bacteria in rice can survive the cooking process. In fact, it is safe to eat reheated rice if it is cooked, stored, and reheated correctly. In this article, we discuss the best ways to manage leftover rice to limit the risk of food poisoning. (Medical News Today)

Briefs or boxer shorts? A new study settles the debate
Which type of underwear is better for preserving men's fertility? The largest study to have ever investigated the matter now settles the dispute. (Medical News Today)

What is 'Snapchat dysmorphia,' and why is it concerning?
A new phenomenon draws the attention of surgeons and psychologists alike: people are seeking plastic surgery in order to look like their filtered selfies. (Medical News Today)

How to identify lice bites
Lice are external parasites that live on the skin. Most lice are harmless to overall health, but they do cause tiny bites, which can be bothersome. In this article, learn how to identify lice by sight and by the part of the body affected. We also describe the difference between lice bites and bed bug bites. (Medical News Today)

How 30 minutes of hookah smoking affects your heart
New research shows that just one session of waterpipe smoking can raise blood pressure and stiffen the arteries — two risk factors for heart disease. (Medical News Today)

Even low air pollution may cause you serious heart problems
New research suggests that even low levels of air pollution may cause alterations in the heart that are akin to the early stages of heart failure. (Medical News Today)

Molecular 'switch' controls how much muscle we build
New research explores the protein that controls why some people respond better to resistance training exercises and why others build endurance more easily. (Medical News Today)

Telling the difference between genital pimples and herpes
Many people develop pimples on their genitals. Sometimes, these pimples resemble lesions caused by the herpes simplex virus. Although genital pimples and genital herpes have some similar characteristics, they are very different conditions. Learn more about how to tell the difference between genital herpes and pimples. (Medical News Today)

Flu: People with obesity may be contagious for a longer time
New research suggests that it takes longer for people with obesity to shed the influenza virus, which may raise the risk of contagion. (Medical News Today)

Dementia: Both too much and too little alcohol may raise risk
A large study with a follow-up period of 23 years concludes that both long periods of abstinence and long periods of heavy drinking raise dementia risk. (Medical News Today)

Will climate change increase suicide rates?
A new study investigates the links between high temperatures and increases in suicide rates. The authors make some bleak predictions for the future. (Medical News Today)

What causes feet sweating?
People sweat due to heat, stress, and a range of other causes. One area of the body that commonly becomes sweaty is the feet. Several techniques can help people to manage and prevent sweaty feet. These include soaking the feet in black tea, using antiperspirant, and choosing appropriate footwear. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

What is the best kind of toothpaste to use?
To choose the best toothpaste, people need to consider a range of factors. These include fluoride content and whether or not the American Dental Association (ADA) have approved the toothpaste. People should pick a product that is suitable for their specific dental needs. Learn how to choose the best toothpaste here. (Medical News Today)

Heart health: What to eat and what to avoid
A large review conducted by researchers from the American College of Cardiology examines the heart benefits of several popular foods. (Medical News Today)

Is eating tilapia fish safe and healthful?
Tilapia is a popular edible fish that is low in fat and a good source of protein and omega-3 fatty acids. Tilapia farming occurs around the world, but some people worry about farming practices and whether or not tilapia is safe to eat. Here, we provide information about the farming, breeding, and safety of tilapia. (Medical News Today)

'Unseen' stool blood may predict mortality risk
New research suggests that the results of a 'fecal occult blood test' may help to predict the risk of premature death from all causes. (Medical News Today)

Fifteen home remedies for acne
Many home remedies can help people reduce their acne by treating oily skin, killing bacteria, and providing antioxidants. Natural treatments that reduce acne flare-ups include aloe vera gel, honey, and tea tree oil. Learn about 15 natural home remedies and how to use them to improve acne, pimples, and oily skin here. (Medical News Today)

Asthma: A healthful diet may prevent symptoms
A new study shows that a balanced diet may help people with asthma better manage their condition and reduce the severity of their symptoms. (Medical News Today)

Diabetes risk increased in women who work long hours
A new study finds that women who work 45 hours per week or more have a heightened risk of developing diabetes. However, men were not affected. (Medical News Today)

Signs of alcohol withdrawal syndrome
Alcohol withdrawal syndrome is the cluster of symptoms that may develop when someone who is alcohol dependent suddenly stops drinking. Alcohol affects many body systems, so the symptoms of alcohol withdrawal syndrome can vary widely. In this article, learn about the signs and symptoms, as well as the treatment options. (Medical News Today)

MS: Solvent exposure raises risk by 50 percent
A new study shows that a combination of smoking, genetic predisposition, and exposure to solvents increases the risk of developing MS by 30-fold. (Medical News Today)

Foods and meal plans for iron deficiency
Anemia occurs when the body lacks red blood cells. A person may have a condition that destroys these cells, or the body may not produce enough. Adding iron-rich foods to the diet can help. Here, learn which foods contain high levels of iron and which make absorbing it harder. We also give some meal plan ideas and more. (Medical News Today)

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