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Using soup to fight off malaria

Using soup to fight off malaria

A new paper suggests that certain traditional soup broths may contain active ingredients that could help fight off malaria. Share on PinterestNew research identifies several traditional broths with antimalarial activity. The research appears in the BMJ journal Archives of Disease in Childhood, and professor Jake Baum, from the Department of Life Sciences at Imperial College […]

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What to know about endometrial thickness

What to know about endometrial thickness

The endometrium is the lining of the uterus. It is one of the few organs in the human body that changes in size every month throughout a person’s fertile years. Each month, as part of the menstrual cycle, the body prepares the endometrium to host an embryo. Endometrial thickness increases and decreases during the process. […]

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Sleepless Night May Increase Anxiety By Up to 30 Percent

Sleepless Night May Increase Anxiety By Up to 30 Percent

Just one night without sleep may increase anxiety levels by up to 30%, but getting a full night’s sleep restores calm and resets an anxious brain, researchers report. Neuroscientists at UC Berkeley discovered that deep sleep is a natural anti-anxiety intervention. The deep sleep that fights anxiety is called non-rapid eye movement (NREM) slow-wave sleep. […]

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Restless Leg Syndrome

Restless Leg Syndrome

Source: Photodisc/Getty Images Restless leg syndrome definition and facts Restless leg syndrome is a condition marked by a strong urge to mover the legs along with symptoms of unpleasant sensations in the legs while resting and sleeping, for example, tingling, burning, and aching, while resting. The condition also causes leg pain and cramps. Symptoms of […]

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Health Tip: Changing Diapers 101

Health Tip: Changing Diapers 101

(HealthDay News) — Changing your baby’s diaper may seem scary, but don’t worry. Within a few weeks, you can be an expert. Gather a clean diaper, wet wipes, a burp cloth and a safe place to change your baby before starting. Latest Healthy Kids News The American Pregnancy Association offers these step-by-step directions: Lay the […]