Medical News Today: 'Synthetic marijuana' may cause serious harm to health

A new review summarizes the adverse health effects linked to synthetic cannabinoids – drugs often marketed as a safe and a legal alternative to marijuana. Source: Medical News Today

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Medical News Today: Could a Mediterranean diet protect against ADHD?

Researchers from Spain have identified a link between low adherence to the Mediterranean diet and the risk of an ADHD diagnosis in children. Source: Medical News Today

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Medical News Today: T cell type that promotes damaging immune response discovered

Using new tools, researchers identify for first time an abundant, unique and unconventional helper T-cell type that promotes production of autoantibodies. Source: Medical News Today

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Medical News Today: What Tests Are Used to Diagnose Multiple Sclerosis?

Learn about the different tests that are available and may be used to diagnose MS. When should someone see a doctor and what treatments may be applicable? Source: Medical News Today

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Medical News Today: DNA changes that affect human height uncovered

An international team of researchers reveals 83 new genetic variants that affect human height. Some of these influence adult height by more than 2 cm. Source: Medical News Today

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Medical News Today: Fibula Fracture: Symptoms, Treatment, and Recovery

Learn about the different types of fibula fracture, how they are diagnosed, the difference between an open and closed fracture, and long-term recovery. Source: Medical News Today

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Medical News Today: Insomnia increases asthma risk in adults

A new study suggests people who experience insomnia symptoms are at a higher risk of developing asthma in adulthood compared with insomnia-free adults. Source: Medical News Today

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Medical News Today: A fifth of dementia cases may be caused by air pollution, study suggests

New research suggests that high exposure to fine particulate air pollution may increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Source: Medical News Today

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Medical News Today: E-cigarettes may increase cardiovascular risk

New research investigates the link between regular electronic cigarette use and cardiovascular risk factors in healthy individuals. Source: Medical News Today

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Medical News Today: Large studies identify new risk genes for ulcerative colitis and IBD

A large study of thousands of genomes finds 25 new genes linked to higher risk of IBD and another finds a gene that doubles the risk of ulcerative colitis. Source: Medical News Today

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