Medical News Today: Overweight postmenopausal women at increased risk of breast cancer

Researchers analyzing breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women have reported that those who are overweight or obese have an increased risk of invasive breast cancer in comparison with women of normal weight. Women in the study with a BMI higher than 35 had a 58% greater risk of invasive breast cancer than women with a […]

Medical News Today: ‘Sleep reduces forgetting signal in the brain,’ allowing memories to form

The process by which new experiences are converted to memories is a fascinating aspect of neuropsychology. Though previous studies have focused on how our memories are preserved, a new study examines the mechanism of forgetting, and how sleep plays a role in blocking that mechanism to facilitate memory storage. A new study suggests more sleep […]

Medical News Today: Can Apple’s ResearchKit change the face of medical research?

Every day, Medical News Today reports on a large number of studies. Many of these involve the recruitment of participants so researchers can obtain new and relevant data. The best of these studies will involve the participation of thousands of people, but getting hold of large numbers of willing volunteers can be difficult. With access […]

Medical News Today: Can Apple’s ResearchKit change the face of medical research?

Every day, Medical News Today reports on a large number of studies. Many of these involve the recruitment of participants so researchers can obtain new and relevant data. The best of these studies will involve the participation of thousands of people, but getting hold of large numbers of willing volunteers can be difficult. With access […]

Medical News Today: Can Apple’s ResearchKit change the face of medical research?

Every day, Medical News Today reports on a large number of studies. Many of these involve the recruitment of participants so researchers can obtain new and relevant data. The best of these studies will involve the participation of thousands of people, but getting hold of large numbers of willing volunteers can be difficult. With access […]

Medical News Today: Can Apple’s ResearchKit change the face of medical research?

Every day, Medical News Today reports on a large number of studies. Many of these involve the recruitment of participants so researchers can obtain new and relevant data. The best of these studies will involve the participation of thousands of people, but getting hold of large numbers of willing volunteers can be difficult. With access […]

Medical News Today: Sexual assault resistance program ‘almost halves rape risk,’ study finds

Around 1 in 6 women in the US have been a victim of attempted or completed rape in their lifetime. While it is only the abuser who can stop sexual assault from occurring, a new study reveals how women may be able to reduce their risk by taking part in a sexual assault resistance education […]

Medical News Today: Can Apple’s ResearchKit change the face of medical research?

Every day, Medical News Today reports on a large number of studies. Many of these involve the recruitment of participants so researchers can obtain new and relevant data. The best of these studies will involve the participation of thousands of people, but getting hold of large numbers of willing volunteers can be difficult. With access […]