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Medical News Today: What to know about ulcerative colitis and cancer

Ulcerative colitis causes inflammation in the large intestine and rectum. This inflammation damages the cells and causes the symptoms of the condition, but it can also give rise to larger issues, including cancer. There appears to be a link between ulcerative colitis (UC) and certain types of cancer. People with UC seem to be at… Read More »

Medical News Today: How stress eating might prime the body to store fat

Using a mouse model, researchers discovered that insulin controls a molecular pathway in the brain that activates during stress and leads to more weight gain. New research explains why eating high-calorie foods when stressed may lead to more significant weight gain. Researchers have long been aware that stress can lead to addiction and increase the… Read More »

Medical News Today: Ginkgo seeds may help keep skin blemish-free, but there’s a catch

Researchers have found that an ancient Chinese medical compendium was right all along — ginkgo seeds are able to kill the bacteria that cause acne and other skin conditions. However, the scientists also warn that we should not rush to make use of these seeds. The seeds of the ginkgo tree contain a substance that… Read More »