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Could Diet Sodas Raise an Older Woman’s Stroke Risk?

Could Diet Sodas Raise an Older Woman’s Stroke Risk?

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter Latest Heart News THURSDAY, Feb. 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Older women, beware: New research warns that drinking a lot of diet sodas or artificially sweetened fruit juices may increase your risk for stroke. In a study that tracked nearly 82,000 postmenopausal women, those who drank two or more diet drinks […]

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Hydrate Right, Your Kidneys Will Thank You

Hydrate Right, Your Kidneys Will Thank You

Latest Digestion News WEDNESDAY, Feb. 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Downing the wrong type of drink when you exercise could put you at risk of kidney disease, a new study warns. Specifically, the threat is from having sugary, caffeinated soft drinks during exertion in a hot environment, according to researchers at the University at Buffalo […]

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FDA Panel Backs Ketamine-like Drug for Depression

FDA Panel Backs Ketamine-like Drug for Depression

An expert panel for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has endorsed a drug for major depressive disorder that is a close relative to the club drug ketamine, or “Special K.” Latest Depression News Ketamine is a powerful anesthetic used in hospitals, though recent research has shown it may help those whose depression resists treatment. […]

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Breast Cancer and DDT: Timing of Exposure May Matter

Breast Cancer and DDT: Timing of Exposure May Matter

Latest Cancer News THURSDAY, Feb. 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Exposure to high levels of the pesticide DDT increases breast cancer risk — but when the cancer surfaces depends on when women first came in contact with the chemical, researchers say. “What we have learned is that timing really matters,” said lead author Barbara Cohn, […]

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Bipolar and schizophrenia symptoms

Bipolar and schizophrenia symptoms

Bipolar disorder and schizophrenia are psychiatric conditions that have some common traits, but also key differences. Bipolar disorder causes shifts in mood, energy levels, and thinking. Schizophrenia causes a person to appear to lose touch with reality. People with bipolar disorder may experience episodes of mania and depression, often separated by periods of relative stability. […]

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What causes cloudy urine?

What causes cloudy urine?

Cloudy urine can be unsettling, especially when a person does not know the cause. Sometimes it can signal an issue with the urinary tract, such as dehydration or a urinary tract infection, or it may point to kidney problems. Each underlying cause of cloudy urine has additional symptoms, which can help a doctor make a […]

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Top 12 healthful fruits

Top 12 healthful fruits

Eating more fruit is an excellent way to improve overall health and reduce the risk of disease. Fruits are an excellent source of essential vitamins and minerals, and they are high in fiber. Fruits also provide a wide range of health-boosting antioxidants, including flavonoids. Eating a diet high in fruits and vegetables can reduce a […]

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Bipolar type definitions

Bipolar type definitions

Bipolar disorder is a mood disorder, and the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders currently lists five types: bipolar I, bipolar II, cyclothymic disorder, other specified bipolar and related disorders, and unspecified bipolar and related disorders. In the United States, about 4.4 percent of adults experience bipolar disorder at some point. People with bipolar […]