Medical News Today: Putin's unusual walk: KGB or Parkinson's?

Vladimir Putin and top Russian officials have a distinct gait. Studies into its origin might add a note of caution for the early diagnosis of Parkinson’s. Source: Medical News Today

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Medical News Today: Avoid applying olive and sunflower oil to healthy newborns' skin

A new study suggests applying olive or sunflower oil to the skin of healthy newborns may delay growth of the barrier that prevents water loss and blocks allergens and infections. Source: Medical News Today

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Medical News Today: 22 weeks pregnant: your pregnancy week by week

What is happening in week 22 of your pregnancy? Your baby is the size of a small doll and their grip is growing stronger and stronger. Source: Medical News Today

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Medical News Today: Prostate cancer cells succumb to 'suicide gene therapy'

A phase 2 trial of a gene therapy that makes the immune system attack tumor cells in prostate cancer patients shows improvement in 5-year survival over historical controls. Source: Medical News Today

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Medical News Today: How a 2-minute therapy could help cure fear of spiders

Researchers found that a beta-blocking drug called propranolol combined with brief exposure to a tarantula helped combat fearful behavior among individuals with arachnophobia. Source: Medical News Today

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Medical News Today: Antidepressants during pregnancy linked to autism

A Canadian study that followed 145,000 babies from birth until 10 years of age finds a link between antidepressant use during pregnancy and autism. Source: Medical News Today

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Medical News Today: Feeling stressed? The remedy may lie in helping others

A new study shows that by helping others, we help ourselves; assisting friends and strangers can mitigate ill effects of stress, researchers say. Source: Medical News Today

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Medical News Today: Cells send tiny parcels to each other – in sickness and health

In recent years, scientists have discovered that cells communicate with each other not only via chemical and electrical signals but also by exchanging tiny parcels of molecules. Source: Medical News Today

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Medical News Today: Cancer rates fall in some countries, rise in others

Cancer rates have dropped in wealthier countries, where screening and prevention have improved, but they have risen in low- and middle-income countries due to lifestyle factors. Source: Medical News Today

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Medical News Today: Pumpkin Seeds: Health Benefits, Nutritional Information

Learn all about pumpkin seeds, including their nutritional information, potential health benefits and simple ways to incorporate more of them in your diet. Source: Medical News Today

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