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Chronic Lyme disease: Everything you need to know

Chronic Lyme disease: Everything you need to know

Lyme disease comes from a bacteria called Borrelia burgdorferi. Ticks, most commonly the deer tick, spread Lyme disease. Doctors usually treat the infection with antibiotics. With treatment, Lyme disease typically clears up quickly for most people. However, some people continue to have symptoms of Lyme disease following their treatment. Doctors refer to this as chronic […]

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Microvascular ischemic disease: What to know

Microvascular ischemic disease: What to know

Microvascular ischemic disease describes conditions that affect the small blood vessels in the brain. These conditions include stroke, cerebral hemorrhage, and dementia. Age and high blood pressure are among the main risk factors for microvascular ischemic disease. In this article, we provide more information on microvascular ischemic disease, including its symptoms, causes, and treatment. Share […]

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Everything you need to know about the Noom diet

Everything you need to know about the Noom diet

The Noom diet is a personalized weight loss plan available through the phone app of the same name. The app’s creators claim that it helps people reach their personal weight goals. The Noom app provides its users with a personalized diet plan and access to a health coach. People can also use the app to […]

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Lung cancer: AI shows who will benefit from immunotherapy

Lung cancer: AI shows who will benefit from immunotherapy

Lung cancer is a common and often aggressive form of cancer. As it is difficult for doctors to detect it early on, people with lung cancer need to receive the best, most targeted therapy in order to make a positive outlook more likely. Immunotherapy is an option, but how can doctors know who will benefit? […]

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Study shows the progression of multiple sclerosis can be slowed

Study shows the progression of multiple sclerosis can be slowed

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is difficult to diagnose, and, as yet, it has no cure. However, according to new research, it may be possible to slow its progression without some of the health risks associated with current treatments. Share on PinterestNew research in mice shows a mechanism through which it is possible to slow MS. MS […]

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Metronidazole: Topical (Metrogel, Metrocream, Metrogel Vaginal, and Others)

Metronidazole: Topical (Metrogel, Metrocream, Metrogel Vaginal, and Others)

What is topical metronidazole? How does it work (mechanism of action)? Metronidazole is a synthetic (man-made) drug that is effective against certain bacteria and parasites (protozoa). The topical forms (gels, creams, and lotions) of metronidazole are used for treating vaginal infections with protozoa such as Trichomonas vaginalis, amoeba, and Giardia. Metronidazole topical also is effective […]

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Three Tips for Getting Your Zzzzzz’s

Three Tips for Getting Your Zzzzzz’s

Latest Sleep News SATURDAY, Nov. 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Many Americans aren’t getting a solid seven hours of sleep a night, putting them at risk for diabetes, heart disease and obesity. But it’s the brain that needs a good night’s sleep the most, according to Dr. Randall Wright, a neurologist at Houston Methodist Hospital. […]

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Health Tip: Driving on Black Ice

Health Tip: Driving on Black Ice

Latest Prevention & Wellness News (HealthDay News) — Black ice is an invisible winter danger for drivers, says the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). But you can help protect yourself by knowing how to deal with this seasonal hazard. The USDA give drivers advice about black ice: It tends to form at night or […]

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Health Tip: Avoiding Cabin Fever This Winter

Health Tip: Avoiding Cabin Fever This Winter

Latest Prevention & Wellness News (HealthDay News) — Sipping hot cocoa on the couch during winter may be a peaceful pursuit. But if cabin fever sets in on you or your family, it may make you very restless. SCL Health gives advice for staying sane inside this winter: Spend time in the kitchen. Cook fun, […]

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Morning Sickness: Early Symptoms and Signs

Morning Sickness: Early Symptoms and Signs

What does morning sickness feel like? When does it start? Morning sickness usually begins by the 9th week after conception. The nausea can occur any time of day, not just in the morning. It may be triggered or worsened by certain odors or foods, or there may be no specific triggers. Most women experience relief […]