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Menopause: Mindfulness may reduce symptoms

Menopause: Mindfulness may reduce symptoms

A recent study suggests that mindfulness may be a promising tool to help menopausal women struggling with irritability, anxiety, and depression. Mindfulness may relieve certain symptoms that women experience during menopause. Several studies have found that mindfulness can help with good psychological health. The word “mindfulness” has been trending in recent years, but what is […]

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High blood pressure linked to zinc deficiency

High blood pressure linked to zinc deficiency

A new study demonstrates a link between zinc deficiency and high blood pressure. The findings could help scientists design new ways of intervening in at-risk patient populations. Hypertension is incredibly common; understanding how it works is vital. High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a huge and growing health concern in the United States. According to […]

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10 foods rich in vitamin E

10 foods rich in vitamin E

Vitamin E is a fat-soluble compound with antioxidant properties. Getting enough vitamin E is essential for the immune system, blood vessel health, and keeping the skin youthful. There are eight distinct forms of vitamin E, but researchers believe that only one type, alpha-tocopherol, helps meet human nutritional needs. Plenty of foods contain vitamin E, which […]

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Can the tongue microbiome help diagnose pancreatic cancer?

Can the tongue microbiome help diagnose pancreatic cancer?

Pancreatic cancer is typically an aggressive form of the disease, with a fairly low 5-year survival rate. Diagnosing pancreatic cancer in its early stages could help people receive treatment more quickly, but what kind of test would work best? The specific bacterial abundance on a person’s tongue may indicate the presence of pancreatic cancer. The […]

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Why sleep is the best painkiller

Why sleep is the best painkiller

New research, published in the Journal of Neuroscience, finds that sleep deprivation increases sensitivity to pain by numbing the brain’s painkilling response. Sleep may be key for relieving chronic pain, a new study suggests. One in 3 adults in the United States, or 35 percent of the adult population, do not get enough sleep. The […]

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Cyst

Cyst

Cyst facts Skin cysts are closed sac-like or capsule structures that may be filled with semisolid material, gaseous material, or liquid. There are several causes of cysts, including genetic, infectious, and other causes that result in hundreds of types of cysts. Risk factors for developing a cyst are related to the underlying causes of the […]

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Laryngitis Home Remedies (in Adults and Children)

Laryngitis Home Remedies (in Adults and Children)

What should you know about laryngitis home remedies and treatments? What is the medical definition of laryngitis? Laryngitis is inflammation of the larynx. Usually, inflammation of the larynx is caused by viral infections. Viral infections caused from infections may have symptoms like a sore throat, cough, difficulty swallowing, and with a fever. If the voice […]

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Can Strict Blood Pressure Control Lower Dementia Risk?

Can Strict Blood Pressure Control Lower Dementia Risk?

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Alzheimer’s News TUESDAY, Jan. 29, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Tight control of your blood pressure won’t necessarily spare you from full-blown dementia, a new trial concludes. But it might lower the risk of slight declines in thinking and memory, a condition known as mild cognitive impairment (MCI), the researchers added. […]

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Why Sleepless Nights Can Mean More Painful Days

Why Sleepless Nights Can Mean More Painful Days

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter Latest Sleep News TUESDAY, Jan. 29, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you were up all night and you ache all over the next morning, your lack of sound slumber might be to blame. New research found that sleep loss delivered a double whammy to the brain that all but guaranteed greater […]