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Infant Pain Heightened After Opioid Exposure in Womb

Infant Pain Heightened After Opioid Exposure in Womb

Latest Pregnancy News THURSDAY, May 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Newborns who were exposed to opioids in the womb have stronger-than-normal reactions to pain and may require special care sooner than previously thought, researchers report. Opioids include prescription pain medications and illegal drugs such as heroin. The study included 22 newborns who were exposed to […]

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Bipolar Disorder a Risk Factor for Parkinson’s?

Bipolar Disorder a Risk Factor for Parkinson’s?

By Maureen SalamonHealthDay Reporter Latest Neurology News THURSDAY, May 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Struggling with bipolar disorder is hard enough, but now a new study from Taiwan suggests these patients are seven times more likely to develop Parkinson’s disease. But U.S. experts cautioned that the absolute risk of developing Parkinson’s — an incurable movement […]

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Worry Less for Better Health

Worry Less for Better Health

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News FRIDAY, May 24, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Do you worry a lot? Besides the anxiety it’s causing you emotionally, it can threaten your health. Whether you worry over actual problems or the fear of future ones, it interferes with sleep and quality of life. And, according to […]

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Can the Bacteria in Your Belly Ease Your Worrying Mind?

Can the Bacteria in Your Belly Ease Your Worrying Mind?

Latest Mental Health News THURSDAY, May 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) — It seems an unlikely way to ease anxiety, but new research suggests that regulating the bacteria in your gut might help. How? By eating the right foods and using supplements when appropriate, the researchers said. As many as one-third of people suffer anxiety symptoms […]

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Health Tip: Treating Scoliosis

Health Tip: Treating Scoliosis

(HealthDay News) — Scoliosis is an abnormal curve of the spine. Often diagnosed in early adolescence, most cases show symptoms such as uneven shoulders, waist or hips, says the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. Latest Healthy Kids News These treatment options may be may be needed: Doctor visits every four to six months. X-rays every […]

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More Than 62,000 Pounds of Raw Beef Products Recalled

More Than 62,000 Pounds of Raw Beef Products Recalled

FRIDAY, May 24, 2019 (HealthDay News) — More than 62,000 pounds of raw beef products have been recalled by Aurora Packing Company, Inc., of Illinois, due to possible contamination with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) said Wednesday. Latest Infectious Disease News The products, which were packaged […]

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AHA News: With Grit and Gratitude, Stroke Survivor Plays On

AHA News: With Grit and Gratitude, Stroke Survivor Plays On

Latest Heart News THURSDAY, May 23, 2019 (American Heart Association News) — Dave Kim can hardly remember a time he wasn’t making music. He plays three instruments – most notably the electric violin – and has performed at countless weddings and in concerts around the world, opening for such acts as Hootie and the Blowfish. […]

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AHA News: Mouth Bacteria Found in Stroke Patients’ Brains

AHA News: Mouth Bacteria Found in Stroke Patients’ Brains

Latest Heart News THURSDAY, May 23, 2019 (American Heart Association News) — Bacteria commonly seen in the mouth has been found in the brains of people who have had a stroke, a new study shows. The Finnish research group behind the new findings has been studying a possible association between bacterial infections and cardiovascular disease […]

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Health Tip: Understanding Plantar Fasciitis

Health Tip: Understanding Plantar Fasciitis

(HealthDay News) — Some 2 million people are treated for plantar fasciitis each year, says the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Latest Exercise & Fitness News The condition, which causes pain of the heel, occurs when tissue supporting the foot’s arch becomes irritated. Often, plantar fasciitis develops without an identifiable reason. But obesity, a naturally […]

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Roundup Linked to Human Liver Damage: Study

Roundup Linked to Human Liver Damage: Study

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Digestion News FRIDAY, May 24, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The popular weed killer Roundup might be linked to liver disease, a new study suggests. A group of patients suffering from liver disease had elevated urine levels of glyphosate, the primary weed-killing ingredient in Roundup, according to researchers at the University […]