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Is coffee bad for the heart or not?

Is coffee bad for the heart or not?

Studies on coffee consumption variously claim that coffee harms the arteries, that it protects the heart, or that it has no effect on cardiovascular health. New research on thousands of participants weighs in again on the link between this favorite beverage and heart health. New findings suggest that even heavy coffee drinkers may have nothing […]

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Low-amp electroconvulsive therapy may relieve suicidal thoughts

Low-amp electroconvulsive therapy may relieve suicidal thoughts

New research compares lower amplitude electroconvulsive therapy with standard amplitude for the treatment of suicidal ideation and finds that the former relieves suicidal thoughts without affecting cognitive or memory function. Suicidal ideation primarily tends to affect individuals aged between 10 and 34 years. In 2017, there were more than 47,000 cases of suicide in the […]

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Type 2 diabetes: High-intensity exercise may restore heart function

Type 2 diabetes: High-intensity exercise may restore heart function

Type 2 diabetes can sometimes result in a loss of heart function. However, the results of a new study suggest this function may be recovered through high-intensity exercise. High-intensity exercise can protect the hearts of those living with type 2 diabetes, new research suggests. Around 90–95% of the 30 million people in the United States […]

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Sleep-Deprived Teens More Prone to Unsafe Sex: Study

Sleep-Deprived Teens More Prone to Unsafe Sex: Study

Latest Sexual Health News MONDAY, June 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Parents, here’s another reason your teenager should get enough sleep: A new study suggests tired teens may be more likely to have unsafe sex. Researchers analyzed data collected from 1,850 teens in Southern California between 2013 and 2017. The participants were 16 in 2013. […]

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FDA Takes Hard Look at CBD

FDA Takes Hard Look at CBD

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Neurology News FRIDAY, May 31, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration took a good look at the safety and effectiveness of CBD products on Friday, as it weighs how to best regulate the hemp-derived compound going forward. During a public hearing that stretched for hours, the […]

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CDC Warns Again of Salmonella From Pet Hedgehogs

CDC Warns Again of Salmonella From Pet Hedgehogs

Latest Infectious Disease News FRIDAY, May 31, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Ten more cases of salmonella linked to pet hedgehogs have been reported in the United States, bringing the total to 27, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The latest cases were reported in six states: California, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Oregon […]

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Could 2 Prostate Cancer Drugs Fight Disease in Earlier Stages?

Could 2 Prostate Cancer Drugs Fight Disease in Earlier Stages?

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News SUNDAY, June 2, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Cutting-edge prostate cancer drugs that help extend life in the toughest cases might also be useful in fighting less aggressive tumors, two new clinical trials suggest. Two drugs that interfere with cancer‘s ability to use testosterone for fuel, apalutamide (Erleada) and […]

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Ketoconazole Cream vs. Lamisil (terbinafine)

Ketoconazole Cream vs. Lamisil (terbinafine)

Ketoconazole cream vs. Lamisil: What’s the difference? Ketoconazole cream and Lamisil (terbinafine) are antifungal medications used to treat fungal infections such as jock itch and athlete’s foot. Ketoconazole cream is also used to treat ringworm, dandruff, and tinea versicolor. Brand names for ketoconazole include Nizoral, Nizoral A-D, Ketodan, Extina, Xolegel, and Kuric. Lamisil is available […]