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Ultrasound: The future of diabetes treatment?

Ultrasound: The future of diabetes treatment?

A recent study in mice concludes that targeted ultrasound could be an effective, noninvasive, drug-free way to boost insulin levels in people with type 2 diabetes. A new study asks whether ultrasound could be an effective treatment for diabetes. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), type 2 diabetes now affects more […]

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Doxycycline vs. Keflex

Doxycycline vs. Keflex

Doxycycline vs. Keflex: What’s the difference? Doxycycline and Keflex (cephalexin) are antibiotics used to treat many different types of bacterial infections. Brand names for doxycycline include Vibramycin, Oracea, Adoxa, Atridox, Acticlate, Acticlate Cap, Doryx, Doxteric, Doxy, and Monodox. Keflex and Daxbia are brand names for cephalexin. Doxycycline and Keflex are different types of antibiotics. Doxycycline […]

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Birth Control Pills (Oral Contraceptive) vs. Depo-Provera (medroxyprogesterone injection)

Birth Control Pills (Oral Contraceptive) vs. Depo-Provera (medroxyprogesterone injection)

What are the side effects of birth control pills and Depo-Provera? Oral Contraceptive The most common side effects of the birth control pills include nausea, headache, breast tenderness, weight gain, irregular bleeding, and mood changes. These side effects often subside after a few months’ use. Scanty menstrual periods or breakthrough bleeding may occur but are […]

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Breastfeeding Brings a Heart Bonus for Mom

Breastfeeding Brings a Heart Bonus for Mom

Latest Women’s Health News SUNDAY, May 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Breastfeeding‘s benefits seem to stretch well beyond motherhood: New research suggests it may reduce a woman’s risk of heart disease when she’s older. And the longer a woman breastfeeds, the lower the risk. In the study, researchers assessed heart and blood vessel health in […]

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Health Tip: Bed Bug Protection

Health Tip: Bed Bug Protection

(HealthDay News) —Bed bugs hitchhike from place to place by traveling on furniture, bedding, luggage and more. The small nuisances live on the blood of animals or humans and can be quite resilient, says the Environmental Protection Agency. Latest Skin News To help prevent bed bugs in your home, the EPA suggests: Check secondhand furniture […]

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The Best Exercises for Brain Health

The Best Exercises for Brain Health

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Neurology News MONDAY, May 20, 2019 (HealthDay News) — There’s a lot you can learn from your elders, starting with the results of a multi-year study of exercise and brain health in seniors. Researchers from Columbia University and the University of Miami compared results of two sets of brain scans […]