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Celiac Disease Raises Risks Of Nerve Damage

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Celiac Disease Raises Risks Of Nerve Damage

Celiac patients have been exposed to a study by a group of researchers. After detailed analysis, experts revealed that patients who suffered from Celiac disease had 2.5 more chances to develop nerve damage. The object of their study was a small intestine biopsy collected ...

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The 60th Anniversary Of Jonas Salk’s Polio Vaccine

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April 12th marks the 60th anniversary of the polio vaccine. 60 years ago, before the vaccine which saved many lives was developed, thousands of children across the globe crippled by this dangerous disease poliomyelitis. Poliomyelitis or infantile paralysis is an ...

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Joint Replacement Better If Done After Weight-Loss Surgery

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A new study states that obese patients who undergo weight-loss surgery before having a knee or hip replacement may have better outcomes than those who do not undergo weight-loss surgery prior to such procedures. “Some health care systems do not ...

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Would A Text Message Help You Remember To Take Your Medication?


Everyone is glued to their phone these days and sometimes we forget to take our meds on time.  A text messaging service could help people remember to take the medicines they have been prescribed, say researchers. A test scheme, which involved ...

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Study Finds Psychedelic Drugs Might Be Helpful For Human Mental Health

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Psychedelic substances have been used by people all over the world throughout history. Whether it is eating mushrooms or smoking plants these perfectly natural substances are believed—by ancient cultures—to help encourage enlightenment and a heightened sense of self. A Patient ...

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Age Of First Menstruation Associated With Heart Disease In Women


The average women begin their menstrual cycles at around the age of 13. A new study suggested that those who start menstruating a few years before or after that average appear to be at increased risk of heart disease and stroke. ...

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Study Suggests Compassion Is Associated With A Better Doctor

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To examine the importance of physician compassion to breast cancer patients making treatment decisions, this study used an experimental design to address the following study questions: (1) Can perceptions of physician compassion be easily varied? (2) Does physician compassion influence ...

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Japanese Mushroom Extract To Help Treat HPV Infections

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A Japanese mushroom extract, active hexose correlated compound (AHCC), appears to be effective in eradicating persistent human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, according to results of a small pilot study. HPV16 and HPV18 are known to cause around 70% of cervical cancer ...

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Washington Attorney General Wants To Raise Smoking Age To 21


Attorney General Bob Ferguson wants to make Washington the first state with a legal smoking age of 21. To back him up, Sen. Mark Miloscia, R-Federal Way, and Rep Tina Orwall, D-Des Moines, on Wednesday introduced bills to do so ...

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Hospira’s Non-Opioid Painkiller Dyloject Now FDA-Approved


Hospira, Inc. (NYSE: HSP), the world’s leading provider of injectable drugs and infusion technologies, and a global leader in biosimilars, has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Dyloject (diclofenac sodium) Injection, a proprietary nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory ...

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