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07/25/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: The Scoop on Avoiding 'Brain Freeze'
Category: Health News
Created: 7/22/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/24/2017 12:00:00 AM
07/25/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: A Reminder That Meds and Grapefruit Don't Always Mix
Category: Health News
Created: 7/23/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/24/2017 12:00:00 AM
07/25/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: One Stroke Raises Risk for Another, Even Years Later: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 7/24/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/24/2017 12:00:00 AM
07/25/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Health Tip: Avoid Recipes With Raw Egg
Category: Health News
Created: 7/24/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/24/2017 12:00:00 AM
07/25/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Health Tip: Adapting After Hip Replacement
Category: Health News
Created: 7/24/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/24/2017 12:00:00 AM
07/25/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Meds by Monthly Injection Might Revolutionize HIV Care
Category: Health News
Created: 7/24/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/24/2017 12:00:00 AM
07/25/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Most American Men Qualify as 'Overfat'
Category: Health News
Created: 7/24/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/24/2017 12:00:00 AM
07/25/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Donor-Sperm Kids No Different From Their Peers: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 7/21/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/24/2017 12:00:00 AM
07/25/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Can Dirty Diapers Offer Clues to the Infant Brain?
Category: Health News
Created: 7/21/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/24/2017 12:00:00 AM
07/25/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: High-Dose Flu Shot May Help Nursing Home Residents Avoid Hospital
Category: Health News
Created: 7/21/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/24/2017 12:00:00 AM
07/25/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Fresno Program Aims to Eliminate Zika-Carrying Mosquitoes
Category: Health News
Created: 7/21/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/24/2017 12:00:00 AM
07/25/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Nearly 1 in 5 U.S. Adults Has Mental Illness or Drug Problem
Category: Health News
Created: 7/21/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/24/2017 12:00:00 AM
07/25/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Here's Why a Soda With That Burger Is Especially Fattening
Category: Health News
Created: 7/21/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/24/2017 12:00:00 AM
07/25/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Cows May Offer Clues to an AIDS Vaccine
Category: Health News
Created: 7/21/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/24/2017 12:00:00 AM
07/25/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Most Murdered U.S. Women Killed By Husbands, Boyfriends, Exes
Category: Health News
Created: 7/21/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/24/2017 12:00:00 AM
07/25/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Can't Get to the Gym? Work Out in Your Office!
Category: Health News
Created: 7/24/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/24/2017 12:00:00 AM
07/24/2017   Reuters Health
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump made a last-ditch plea to U.S. Senate Republicans on Monday to "do the right thing" and fulfill seven years of campaign promises to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law.
07/24/2017   Reuters Health
(Reuters) - Merck & Co said on Monday that its Keytruda immunotherapy failed to extend survival in previously treated patients with advanced head and neck cancer more than the standard combination therapy in a late-stage trial.
07/24/2017   Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - Stopping a cholesterol-lowering drug because of a muscle ache or stomach pain can be dangerous in the long run, suggests a new study.
07/24/2017   Reuters Health
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal jury in Chicago on Monday found AbbVie Inc fraudulently misrepresented the risks of its testosterone replacement drug AndroGel and ordered the drugmaker to pay $150 million in punitive damages.
07/24/2017   Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - Stem cell therapy isn’t approved to treat heart failure in the U.S., but dozens of clinics nationwide advertise the treatments anyway, often charging thousands of dollars for procedures that may not be safe or effective, a new study suggests.
07/24/2017   Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - Just a 5 percent decline in measles vaccination rates could triple the number of young children who get infected with the virus in the U.S., according to a study highlighting the risks of parents refusing to vaccinate their kids.
07/24/2017   Reuters Health
COLOMBO (Reuters) - An outbreak of dengue virus has killed around 300 people so far this year in Sri Lanka and hospitals are stretched to capacity, health officials said on Monday.
07/24/2017   Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - People living in homes with water damage, damp floors or visible mold are more likely to have chronic sinus problems and bronchitis, as well as allergies, asthma and other breathing disorders, according to a large study from Sweden.
07/24/2017   Reuters Health
NEW YORK/SEOUL (Reuters) - Merck & Co and South Korea's Samsung Bioepis Co Ltd said on Monday they have begun selling a less expensive alternative version of Johnson & Johnson's rheumatoid arthritis drug Remicade in the United States, a move that should accelerate price declines for the big-selling medicine.
07/24/2017   Medical News Today - General
Enterocolitis is an inflammation in the gut. Learn about the different types, how it develops, the symptoms, how it is diagnosed, and how it is treated.
07/24/2017   Medical News Today - General
The discovery could 'spur a new area of Alzheimer's disease research,' say the scientists, who found a new pathway of neuronal loss in the condition.
07/24/2017   Medical News Today - General
An international team of scientists has discovered a method to generate human antibodies in a laboratory, which could be used to treat many diseases.
07/24/2017   Medical News Today - General
Attachment style is thought to play a role in one-to-one relationships. Now, a new study suggests that it also applies to social networks such as Facebook.
07/24/2017   Medical News Today - General
Anovulation is when a woman does not ovulate. Periods may become irregular or absent. In this article, we look at symptoms and treatments options.
07/24/2017   Medical News Today - General
In this article learn about folliculitis. What is it, what causes it, and what are the risk factors? How is folliculitis diagnosed and can it be prevented?
07/24/2017   Reuters Health
LONDON (Reuters) - Three decades after approval of the first-ever AIDS treatment, HIV medicine is seeing a new wave of innovation with scientists reporting positive data on Monday for improved drug cocktails and a novel experimental vaccine.
07/24/2017   Medical News Today - General
Research shows that physicians are sometimes reluctant to have difficult conversations with their patients. Experienced physicians share their tips.
07/24/2017   Medical News Today - General
Back acne can be a frustrating condition that may cause discomfort and low self-esteem. Learn how to get rid of back acne and how to prevent it in future.
07/24/2017   Medical News Today - General
Titanium dioxide - a pigment used in foods, cosmetics, and medicines - could compound IBD symptoms. It should be avoided by patients, researchers suggest.
07/24/2017   Medical News Today - General
A new study investigates the impact of social interaction on the effectiveness of chemotherapy and the patients' chances of survival.
07/23/2017   Medical News Today - General
What is an epigastric hernia? Learn about the causes of an epigastric hernia, the symptoms, how it is diagnosed, and what to expect from surgery.
07/23/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Could be a dangerous combination, depending on the drug

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07/23/2017   Medical News Today - General
Porphyria cutanea tarda is a genetic condition affecting the skin and nervous system. Learn about the causes, symptoms, how it is diagnosed, and treatment.
07/23/2017   Medical News Today - General
Memory creates a hierarchy of different timescales, all of which provide relevant information when necessary, so they must all be available simultaneously.
07/23/2017   Medical News Today - General
In this article, learn about functional neurological symptom disorder. What are the causes, what are the symptoms, and is it commonly misdiagnosed?
07/23/2017   Medical News Today - General
Hearing voices can be prevented from becoming a distressing occurrence if the voices fall in line with the hearer's life goals, a new study suggests.
07/22/2017   Medical News Today - General
What is homocystinuria? In this article, learn about the causes of this condition and who it affects, the symptoms, and how it is diagnosed and treated.
07/22/2017   Medical News Today - General
What is a thrombus? In this article, we explore the different types of thrombus, their causes and symptoms, and how they are diagnosed and treated.
07/22/2017   Medical News Today - General
What are chaga mushrooms and what are their potential health benefits? How are chaga mushrooms used and what are the possible risks?
07/22/2017   Medical News Today - General
If you believe that you are exercising enough, you will live longer than someone who believes that they are not - regardless of activity levels.
07/22/2017   Medical News Today - General
New research identifies a novel target for potential new medication for chronic and pathologic pain. The study finds a new pain receptor and mechanism.
07/21/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Federal report on decade of statistics shows over half of deaths were caused by intimate partners

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07/21/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Their rapid reaction to immunization makes them potential guinea pigs, study suggests

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07/21/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

High-sugar drinks combined with protein triggers extra fat storage by body, study finds

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07/21/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Certain fecal bacteria tied to better functioning at age 2, study says

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07/21/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Parent questionnaires revealed no physical, mental distinctions at school age

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07/21/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Rates of all-cause admission were significantly lower for elderly who got the stronger vaccine, study found

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07/21/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

New Jersey is the mentally healthiest state, report finds

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07/21/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Study found using treadmills, bikes or ellipticals while on the job didn't impair thinking skills

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07/21/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Neurologist says one causes burning pain, the other causes problems with heart rate and blood pressure

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07/21/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Early menstruation, more frequent periods seem to make sad times less likely, researchers suggest

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07/21/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Even 10 years after procedure, many still playing sports, study finds

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07/21/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Sarcopenia is a condition characterized by loss of muscle mass. Learn about the causes and symptoms of this condition, and how it is diagnosed and treated.
07/20/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Shrunken areas of brain tissue actually re-grew after treatment, doctor says

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07/20/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Device designed for neonatal brain and head imaging

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07/20/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Bedside exams often miss subtle signs that patient is 'awake,' study says

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07/20/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
One in 3 cases of dementia can be prevented by managing key lifestyle factors, such as engaging in more physical exercise and social activities.
07/20/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
What is polymyalgia rheumatica, who does it affect, what are the causes, and how is it diagnosed? Learn about the different treatment options available.
07/20/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

These spots in vision can increase with age, researchers note

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07/20/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

15 countries have reported outbreaks so far this year

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07/20/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

But eastern Europe and Middle East are falling behind, U.N. report says

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07/20/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
The traditional view that protein buildup in the brain causes Alzheimer's disease is being challenged, and new evidence brings hope of novel drug targets.
07/20/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

But difference in risk is quite small, experts say

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Cheaper policies may not cover U.S. National Cancer Institute-affiliated doctors

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07/20/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Variants of a gene thought to be linked to longevity appear to influence aging into the 90s, but do not appear to affect exceptional longevity, or aging over 100, a new study has found.
07/20/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
New studies reveal links between complex tasks in early life, targeted physical and brain training in later life, and levels of cognition.
07/19/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Presbycusis the term given to age-related hearing loss. Learn about the causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention of this condition here.
07/19/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
New discovery in motor neurone disease and dementia could pave the way to novel treatments.
07/19/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Early menopause correlates with a higher risk of type 2 diabetes, but the cause for both might be found in the DNA, a current study suggests.
07/18/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Mobility aids are designed to help people with their independence and reduce pain. What types of mobility aids are there and who can benefit from them?
07/18/2017   Health Information Update for the FDA
Grapefruit juice can affect how well some medicines work, and it may cause dangerous side effects.
07/18/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Researchers at Georgia Tech and Emory University have created a device that makes walking up and down stairs easier.
07/17/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
A series of studies sheds new light on the racial disparities among Americans living with Alzheimer's disease. Stress and social adversity play a key role.
07/16/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
If breakfast is your main meal and you skip snack time throughout the day, you are likelier to avoid weight gain, a large population study confirms.
07/15/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
New research examines the link between having a sense of meaning in one's life and sleep quality among older white and African American adults.
07/14/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Large population study with participants from four European countries suggests that length of working hours is a strong factor in the development of A-fib.
07/14/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Calcium is key in allowing Clostridium difficile to germinate, a new study finds, but it might also be the answer to stopping or slowing down its spread.
07/14/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Research linking traumatic brain injury and dementia later in life is contradictory. Learn about the latest findings and what they mean for TBI patients.
07/14/2017   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Quitting Smoking Can Bring Healthier Sinuses Years Later: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 7/13/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/14/2017 12:00:00 AM
07/13/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
New research maps hair growth patterns across the entire body, providing new insights into male pattern baldness and excessive hair growth.
07/13/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Study of more than 195,000 people finds 16 common genetic variants associated with muscle strength and gives insight into underlying biological mechanisms.
07/13/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Traffic stops, office conversations, and even doctor's visits - more and more people today are choosing to record life's encounters.
07/13/2017   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Climate Change Delivers 'Double Whammy' to 4 in 10 Americans
Category: Health News
Created: 7/12/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/13/2017 12:00:00 AM
07/12/2017   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Too Few Children Get EpiPen When Needed: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 7/12/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/12/2017 12:00:00 AM
07/07/2017   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Shortage of Bee, Wasp Venom Stings Those With Allergies
Category: Health News
Created: 7/7/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/7/2017 12:00:00 AM
07/06/2017   Health Information Update for the FDA
Love manicures and pedicures? The cosmetic products you use, along with lamps that dry (or 'cure') gel nail polishes and artificial nails, are regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Here's what to know about these products to avoid injury or bad reactions and stay safe.
07/03/2017   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Is Your Child's 'Penicillin Allergy' Real?
Category: Health News
Created: 7/3/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/3/2017 12:00:00 AM
06/29/2017   Health Information Update for the FDA
Barbecuing with friends and family is a warm-weather treat. Help keep bacteria at bay with these food safety tips.
06/29/2017   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Health Tip: Rid Your Bedroom of Allergens
Category: Health News
Created: 6/29/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/29/2017 12:00:00 AM
06/29/2017   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Arm Yourself Against Insect Sting Allergies
Category: Health News
Created: 6/29/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/29/2017 12:00:00 AM
06/27/2017   Health Information Update for the FDA
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is continuing to evaluate sunscreen products to help protect consumers from sunburn. Because certain sunscreens can help prevent skin cancer caused by the sun when used as directed with other sun protection measures, it's important to know how to use them properly. Also learn about other ways to protect yourself from sun damage.