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Male breast cancer: What factors improve outcomes?

Male breast cancer: What factors improve outcomes?

Male breast cancer is a relatively rare disease. For this reason, very few studies have evaluated the factors that have associations with better outcomes. A fresh investigation begins to fill this gap. Male breast cancer is rare but understudied. Male breast cancer (MBC) accounts for just 1% of all breast cancer cases. However, some scientists […]

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AHA News: Can Being an Immigrant Be Hazardous to Your Health?

AHA News: Can Being an Immigrant Be Hazardous to Your Health?

Latest Mental Health News MONDAY, Oct. 7, 2019 (American Heart Association News) — In recent years, health care experts have warmed to the idea that lots of seemingly non-medical factors – income, housing, education – can significantly affect a person’s health. And many professionals now say one of those so-called social determinants of health, one […]

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Better Sleep Equals Better Grades in College

Better Sleep Equals Better Grades in College

Latest Healthy Kids News MONDAY, Oct. 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — College kids who get good shuteye may stand a better chance of making the Dean’s list, a new study finds. “The fact that there was a correlation between sleep and performance wasn’t surprising, but the extent of it was,” said researcher Jeffrey Grossman. He’s […]

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Aspirin, Antihistamines: Kids Often Use OTC Drugs in Suicide Attempts

Aspirin, Antihistamines: Kids Often Use OTC Drugs in Suicide Attempts

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News MONDAY, Oct. 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — More teens are attempting suicide by overdosing on drugs, and new research suggests they are often turning to over-the-counter (OTC) medications like ibuprofen and aspirin in their efforts. Antidepressants, antipsychotics and antihistamines were also common choices, the researchers added. “What […]

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Cause of Paralyzing Illness in Kids Remains Elusive

Cause of Paralyzing Illness in Kids Remains Elusive

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Infectious Disease News MONDAY, Oct. 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — There is still no clear cause for a mysterious paralytic condition that has been striking U.S. children over the past five years, government health officials report. Researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suspect that a virus […]