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05/26/2017   Reuters Health
Non-drug approaches that work best at relieving cancer-related fatigue may differ during and after cancer treatment, according to an analysis of past trials.
05/26/2017   Reuters Health
Older people who eat the most fiber are at lower risk of developing knee pain and stiffness due to osteoarthritis (OA), new research shows.
05/26/2017   Medical News Today - General
A trial of 10 boys with autism shows dramatic but transient results with one treatment of a century-old drug, and supports cell danger idea of the disease.
05/26/2017   Medical News Today - General
Feeling nauseated after eating can indicate a variety of underlying conditions. Learn more about the causes of nausea and when to see a doctor.
05/26/2017   Reuters Health
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - April Zhang, a 21-year-old student from Shanghai, reflects the fast-shifting attitudes of China's younger generations toward sex. She's confident to talk about a topic once taboo here and is well educated about the risks.
05/26/2017   Reuters Health
NEWTON, Mass. (Reuters) - Former U.S. Army Specialist Tara Barney will never forget the 2013 night when a fellow soldier cried as he described holding a dying friend in his arms, a wartime memory he had not shared with anyone.
05/26/2017   Medical News Today - General
What is a stress rash and what are the effects of stress on the skin? Learn about available treatments, alternative causes, and prevention.
05/26/2017   Reuters Health
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany will pass a law next week obliging kindergartens to inform the authorities if parents fail to provide evidence that they have received advice from their doctor on vaccinating their children, the health ministry said on Friday.
05/26/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Menopause is the result of a natural decline in hormones, but what causes postmenopausal bleeding? How is it diagnosed and what are the treatment options?
05/26/2017   Medical News Today - General
Managing Editor Marie Ellis gives her monthly update, including top stories, interesting findings, and a bit of information about you, dear reader.
05/26/2017   Medical News Today - General
Menopause is the result of a natural decline in hormones, but what causes postmenopausal bleeding? How is it diagnosed and what are the treatment options?
05/26/2017   Medical News Today - General
New research conducted by the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center reveals the mechanism behind how brain tumors feed, grow, and spread.
05/26/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Zika Arrived in Florida at Least Four Different Ways
Category: Health News
Created: 5/24/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/25/2017 12:00:00 AM
05/26/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Can Tracking Germs in One Hospital Make All Hospitals Safer?
Category: Health News
Created: 5/24/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/25/2017 12:00:00 AM
05/26/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: New Drug Approved for All Cancers With Genetic Marker
Category: Health News
Created: 5/24/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/25/2017 12:00:00 AM
05/26/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Sleepless Nights Could Pose Heart Risk Dangers
Category: Health News
Created: 5/24/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/25/2017 12:00:00 AM
05/26/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: 2 Doses of HPV Shot Enough to Prevent Genital Warts: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 5/24/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/25/2017 12:00:00 AM
05/26/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: FDA OKs First Cancer Drug by Genetic Type, Not Organ of Origin
Category: Health News
Created: 5/24/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/25/2017 12:00:00 AM
05/26/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Thick Middle May Raise Risk of Some Cancers
Category: Health News
Created: 5/24/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/25/2017 12:00:00 AM
05/26/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Death Rate Drops for Americans Hospitalized With COPD
Category: Health News
Created: 5/24/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/25/2017 12:00:00 AM
05/26/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Hospital Protocol Helps Thwart Serious Infection
Category: Health News
Created: 5/24/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/25/2017 12:00:00 AM
05/26/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Trump Administration Funding Cuts to AIDS Programs Could Mean 1 Million Lives Lost
Category: Health News
Created: 5/24/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/25/2017 12:00:00 AM
05/26/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Blood Test for Pancreatic Cancer Shows Early Promise
Category: Health News
Created: 5/24/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/25/2017 12:00:00 AM
05/26/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Compound in Pot Eases Severe Form of Epilepsy
Category: Health News
Created: 5/24/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/25/2017 12:00:00 AM
05/26/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: CBO: 23 Million Would Lose Health Insurance Under House Health Care Bill
Category: Health News
Created: 5/25/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/25/2017 12:00:00 AM
05/26/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Health Tip: Warm Up Before You Work Out
Category: Health News
Created: 5/25/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/25/2017 12:00:00 AM
05/26/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Health Tip: Eat More Mediterranean Foods
Category: Health News
Created: 5/25/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/25/2017 12:00:00 AM
05/26/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Are All Those 'Fidget Spinners' Really Helping Kids?
Category: Health News
Created: 5/25/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/25/2017 12:00:00 AM
05/26/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Supercharging Exercise With Interval Training
Category: Health News
Created: 5/25/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/25/2017 12:00:00 AM
05/26/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Hospitals Vary in Moving Stroke Patients to Comfort or Hospice Care
Category: Health News
Created: 5/25/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/25/2017 12:00:00 AM
05/25/2017   Reuters Health
A moderate-intensity walking regimen may reduce symptoms of mild cognitive impairment that are linked to poor blood vessel health in the brain, a small study suggests.
05/25/2017   Reuters Health
It's obvious that youngsters who harm themselves need psychiatric care, but drugs, alcohol, and violent injuries should set off similar mental-health alarm bells, researchers say.
05/25/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

More than 100,000 people are on the U.S. kidney transplant wait-list

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes, Kidney Transplantation, Organ Donation
05/25/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

More patients also dying at home, with the caregiving burden falling on loved ones

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alzheimer's Caregivers, Alzheimer's Disease, Health Statistics
05/25/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Two trials show promise for non-statin approach to heart health

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05/25/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Infections, clotting disorders, history of high blood pressure puts women with preeclampsia in jeopardy, study says

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy, Stroke
05/25/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Signs of depression may differ from those seen in general population, researcher says

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Suicide
05/25/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Work with monkeys indicates birth defects could extend beyond brain abnormalities

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Eye Diseases, Infections and Pregnancy, Zika Virus
05/25/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Analysis of 19 trials turned up little proof they actually work; more definitive research needed

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Child Nutrition, Dietary Supplements
05/25/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

They're more likely to be obese and struggle with emotional eating as adults, research finds

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Bullying, Obesity in Children, Teen Mental Health
05/25/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Researchers recommended routine prenatal screening for violence and trauma

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Domestic Violence, Health Disparities, Pregnancy
05/25/2017   Reuters Health
CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. deaths from Alzheimer's disease rose by more than 50 percent from 1999 to 2014, and rates are expected to continue to rise, reflecting the nation's aging population and increasing life expectancy, American researchers said on Thursday.
05/25/2017   Medical News Today - General
In this article, learn about why it is common to experience depression after surgery, as well as the steps you can take to manage the symptoms.
05/25/2017   Medical News Today - General
Researchers discover that regulatory T cells have a role beyond the immune system: they help hair follicles to regenerate by triggering their stem cells.
05/25/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Study found men raising toddlers were more responsive, emotional with girls than boys

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Men's Health, Parenting
05/25/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Cells that fight inflammation also play role in hair growth, mice study finds

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hair Loss, Immune System and Disorders
05/25/2017   Medical News Today - General
Need help to stop smoking? Medical News Today have found the best apps for quitting smoking to help you kick the habit for good and become smoke-free.
05/25/2017   Medical News Today - General
A new study investigates the link between chronic physical inactivity and the risk of developing bladder cancer and kidney cancer.
05/25/2017   Medical News Today - General
In this article, learn about the symptoms of menopause and how a doctor may test for and diagnose it. What is 'early menopause' and why might it occur?
05/25/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Hot toy is probably more of a distraction than a help in the classroom, experts say

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, School Health
05/25/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Study found doctors more apt to suggest it sooner for older, white, female and uninsured patients

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: End of Life Issues, Health Disparities, Stroke
05/25/2017   Reuters Health
LONDON (Reuters) - The number of new drugs approved for sale in United States and Europe has bounced back this year, suggesting a marked slowdown in 2016 was an aberration rather than a sign of flagging research and development productivity.
05/25/2017   Medical News Today - General
Coconut palm sugar has a rich caramel color, tastes like brown sugar, and has less fructose than other sweeteners. Is it safe for people wth diabetes?
05/25/2017   Medical News Today - General
A Gleason score is used to help determine the treatment and predict the outlook for prostate cancer. How is it measured? What do the results mean?
05/25/2017   Medical News Today - General
A new study concludes that individuals with metabolic syndrome that sleep for under 6 hours per night could have an increased cardiovascular risk.
05/24/2017   Reuters Health
ZURICH (Reuters) - A person in Germany treated with Roche Holding AG’s new multiple sclerosis drug Ocrevus has been diagnosed with an often-deadly brain infection after switching from another medication earlier this year, the Swiss drugmaker said on Wednesday.
05/24/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Cannabidiol not associated with the 'high' of marijuana, researchers report

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Epilepsy, Marijuana
05/24/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Findings back up new CDC recommendations for kids

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Genital Warts, HPV, Immunization
05/24/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Less than 6 hours a night doubled chances of dying from heart disease, stroke, study suggests

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Diseases, Metabolic Syndrome, Sleep Disorders
05/24/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus
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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Traveler's Health
05/24/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Study mapped history of bacteria, viruses and fungi to understand how diseases spread among patients

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Facilities, Infection Control
05/24/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Virus strains came from the Caribbean and Latin America, researchers say

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05/24/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
A new meta-analysis of two large cohort studies finds a link between a high intake of fiber and painful osteoarthritis of the knee.
05/24/2017   Medical News Today - General
A new meta-analysis of two large cohort studies finds a link between a high intake of fiber and painful osteoarthritis of the knee.
05/24/2017   Medical News Today - General
What foods and nutrients are beneficial for ankylosing spondylitis and what foods should be avoided? What supplements are recommended?
05/24/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Keytruda is targeted to specific cancers with specific DNA that can arise in multiple sites

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Genes and Gene Therapy, Medicines
05/24/2017   Medical News Today - General
We all yawn; it is inevitable. Yet not a single one of us knows exactly why we do it. Here, we discuss the facts and try to understand why it evolved.
05/24/2017   Medical News Today - General
A review finds that vitamin D is involved in sleep and pain regulation and proposes that vitamin D supplements and good sleep hygiene may help manage pain.
05/24/2017   Medical News Today - General
A prostate biopsy is the most effective way to diagnose prostate cancer. Learn more about this essential procedure for early detection.
05/24/2017   Health Information Update for the FDA
As you plan your next beach vacation, make sure your trip is a healthy one. Consider these five tips on sun safety, medications, contact lenses, tattoos, and eating well.
05/24/2017   Medical News Today - General
In this article learn what the difference is between spotting and period, what the common causes of spotting may be, and when a doctor should be consulted.
05/22/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
An analysis of clinical trial data finds no benefit in giving older adults statins for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease.
05/22/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Your spit may hold a clue to future brain health. Investigators at the Beaumont Research Institute, part of Beaumont Health in Michigan, are hopeful that their study involving small molecules in...
05/22/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Tau proteins are involved in more than twenty neurodegenerative diseases, including various forms of dementia.
05/20/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
What are the physical and emotional side effects of menopause? Learn about the simple ways to reduce the sexual complications of menopause.
05/18/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
A study in mice finds that development of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) could be arrested by switching from a high-glycemic diet (starches as are found in white bread) to a low-glycemic...
05/17/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Scientists at the University of Birmingham have developed a type of eye drop which could potentially revolutionise the treatment of one of the leading causes of blindness in the UK.
05/15/2017   Health Information Update for the FDA
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulates glucose meters and test strips. Check out this safety information from the FDA including advice on why you shouldn't buy or sell previously owned test strips.
05/12/2017   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Allergies Getting Worse? Blame Climate Change
Category: Health News
Created: 5/11/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/12/2017 12:00:00 AM
05/11/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Get your running shoes on; a new study finds that jogging for 30 to 40 minutes on 5 days per week could reduce biological aging by 9 years.
05/11/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
The largest observational study to date of dairy intakes and bone and frailty measurements in older adults has found that increased yogurt consumption was associated with a higher hip bone density...
05/11/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
A team of researchers of the University of Barcelona and the Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute (IMIM) have discovered a new mutation that has an impact on the bone so that it is vulnerable...
05/11/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Nearly one in two seniors in Ontario who visited a family doctor for a non-bacterial infection received an unnecessary antibiotic prescription, according to a new study from the Institute for...
05/11/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Researchers from Hebrew Senior Life's Institute for Aging Research have discovered that foot pain - particularly severe foot pain - correlates to a higher incidence of recurrent falls.
05/11/2017   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: loratadine and pseudoephedrine (Alavert Allergy & Sinus, Claritin-D, Claritin-D 24 hour)
Category: Medications
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/11/2017 12:00:00 AM
05/10/2017   Health Information Update for the FDA
Mother's Day is an exciting time for new moms. But moms (and dads) of babies 12 months and younger can also have some worries. Medical officers at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration offer health suggestions.
05/10/2017   Health Information Update for the FDA
Breast pumps are medical devices regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. They can be used to extract milk, maintain or increase a woman's milk supply, and relieve engorged breasts (among other indications). But, to protect mothers and their babies, there are important safety considerations to know before using one.
05/10/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
In this article, we look at a variety of risk factors for type 2 diabetes, as well as how to reduce the risk and when to get tested.
05/10/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
One of the most common acquired heart diseases in the over 75's is aortic valve stenosis. Normally, it requires the replacement of the valve.
05/09/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Researchers have identified the mechanisms responsible for gray hair and baldness, a discovery that may lead to new therapies for the conditions.
05/09/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
In revised guidelines, the ACP strongly advise that women with osteoporosis should be treated with bisphosphonates or denosumab to prevent bone fractures.
05/09/2017   Health Information Update for the FDA
Depression is a serious medical illness. Not all depression requires treatment with medication. But medications that are approved for the treatment of depression by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration can help improve symptoms in some people.
05/09/2017   Health Information Update for the FDA
Bipolar disorder is characterized by alternating periods of highs and lows--and it can feel like living life on a roller coaster. Proper diagnosis is important, and there are many medications approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that can help treat symptoms.
05/09/2017   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Expired EpiPens May Still Help Save a Life: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 5/9/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/9/2017 12:00:00 AM
05/04/2017   Health Information Update for the FDA
Advances in drug treatments approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are giving the 3.2 million Americans with chronic hepatitis C a chance at a longer, healthier life. That's welcome news for baby boomers, a generation that makes up three of four adults with the hepatitis C virus.
05/03/2017   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Climate Change May Worsen Sneezin' Season
Category: Health News
Created: 5/2/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/3/2017 12:00:00 AM
05/02/2017   Health Information Update for the FDA
Are tattoos safe? Not always. More people are getting tattoos, and some have developed infections from contaminated inks, or had bad reactions to the inks themselves.
05/02/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
The significant presence of multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacteria (MDR-GNB), such as E.
05/01/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Approximately 25 percent of eyes deemed to be normal based on dilated eye examination by a primary eye care ophthalmologist or optometrist had macular characteristics that indicated age-related...
05/01/2017   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Summer Camp Prep for Kids With Allergies, Asthma
Category: Health News
Created: 4/29/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/1/2017 12:00:00 AM