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What to know about acropustulosis

What to know about acropustulosis

Acropustulosis is an uncommon skin condition that causes itchy bumps, or pustules, to develop on the skin. It usually appears in babies but can also affect adults. Acropustulosis typically occurs on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet. Although the pustules can be itchy and uncomfortable, the condition is not serious and […]

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No taste for vanilla! When and why is pain pleasurable?

No taste for vanilla! When and why is pain pleasurable?

Many people think of pain and sex as deeply incompatible. After all, sex is all about pleasure, and pain has nothing to do with that, right? Well, for some individuals, pain and pleasure can sometimes overlap in a sexual context, but how come? Continue reading this Spotlight feature to find out. Some people find pain […]

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Vitamin D may prolong life in people with cancer

Vitamin D may prolong life in people with cancer

Taking vitamin D can prolong life in people who develop cancer, according to a recent analysis of clinical trials. Vitamin D supplements may prolong life for those living with cancer, new research suggests. Researchers at Michigan State University (MSU) in East Lansing analyzed data from randomized controlled trials that had compared people who took vitamin […]

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Can red meat reduce the risk of MS?

Can red meat reduce the risk of MS?

Scientists have found a link between consumption of a daily portion of unprocessed red meat as part of a Mediterranean diet and a reduction in brain changes that precede MS. Should unprocessed red meat feature in the diet of those at high risk of MS? Around 1 million adults in the United States live with […]

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High-salt diet blocks tumor growth in mice

High-salt diet blocks tumor growth in mice

New research in cell cultures and two separate mouse models finds that a diet high in salt reduces tumor growth by altering the function of certain immune cells. A high intake of salt can trigger antitumor immune reactions. More and more studies have been pointing to the pro-inflammatory effects of excessive salt intake. For instance, […]

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Guard Your Skin Against the Summer Sun

Guard Your Skin Against the Summer Sun

Latest Cancer News THURSDAY, June 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Whether you’re at the beach, the park or a pool this summer, be sure to protect your skin from the sun’s damaging rays. Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States, and most skin cancers are caused by too much […]

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Uterine Cancer

Uterine Cancer

There are different types of treatment for patients with endometrial cancer. Different types of treatment are available for patients with endometrial cancer. Some treatments are standard (the currently used treatment), and some are being tested in clinical trials. A treatment clinical trial is a research study meant to help improve current treatments or obtain information […]

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Whole Foods Recalling Two Pesto Products

FRIDAY, June 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Whole Foods is recalling two pesto products because they contain ingredients not listed on the label, namely, milk, pine nuts and walnuts, the company said in a news release issued Thursday. Latest Allergies News The recall is limited to 41 Whole Foods stores in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New […]