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How Much Coffee Is Too Much for Migraine Sufferers?

How Much Coffee Is Too Much for Migraine Sufferers?

Latest Migraine News THURSDAY, Aug. 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you have migraines, one or two cups of coffee a day may be okay, but three or more could raise your risk of an attack, a new study concludes. “Interestingly, despite some patients with episodic migraine thinking they need to avoid caffeine, we found […]

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Herpangina

Herpangina

Herpangina facts Herpangina is a self-limited viral infection primarily caused by a member of the Coxsackievirus family. Herpangina most often affects young children. Herpangina is associated with fever, sore throat, and blisters in the back of the mouth. Generally, doctors diagnose herpangina based on clinical symptoms and characteristic physical findings alone. Laboratory tests are usually […]

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Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

REFERENCES: Akhter, Kauser. “Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Workup.” Medscape.com. May 5, 2018. <http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/215702-workup>. Azevedo, L.S., et al. “Cytomegalovirus infection in transplant recipients.” Clinics (Sao Paulo) 70.7 July 2015: 515-23. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2015(07)09. Epub 2015 Jul 1. Review. PubMed PMID: 26222822; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4496754. Bylsma, S.S., C.L. Achim, and C.A. Wiley. “The predictive value of cytomegalovirus retinitis for […]

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Rabies

Rabies

Rabies facts The bite of a rabid animal can transmit the rabies virus to a human. The rabies virus causes rabies. Rabid animals transmit the virus via a bite or saliva exposure. Early signs and symptoms of rabies mimic those of a viral flu-like infection. People should start post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) treatment as soon as […]

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quinidine (Discontinued Brands: Cardioquine, Cin-Quin, Duraquin, Quinidex, Quinora, Quinact)

quinidine (Discontinued Brands: Cardioquine, Cin-Quin, Duraquin, Quinidex, Quinora, Quinact)

What is quinidine? Quinidine is an antiarrhythmic agent and antimalarial drug. Is quinidine available as a generic drug? GENERIC AVAILABLE: Yes Do I need a prescription for quinidine? Yes What are the uses for quinidine? What are the side effects of quinidine? The most common side effects are: Other important side effects include: Irregular heartbeat […]

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Personal Trainers&#8217; Top Tips

Personal Trainers’ Top Tips

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News THURSDAY, Aug. 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Ever wonder what top trainers tell their best clients? Personal trainers excel in mapping out individualized exercise programs. And they also offer insights that can help fitness buffs stay motivated. Here are some of their best tips: Remember the […]

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When to Replace Athletic Shoes

When to Replace Athletic Shoes

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News THURSDAY, Aug. 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you’ve made a financial commitment to athletic shoes, no doubt you want your money’s worth. But it’s important to replace them when you see specific signs of wear. Doing so will help prevent injury and allow you to […]

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Ketogenic Diet (Keto Diet)

Ketogenic Diet (Keto Diet)

Ketogenic diet (keto diet) facts The ketogenic diet is a high-fat diet that drastically restricts carbohydrates. It produces a reaction in the body that is similar to the fasting state. The low-carb, high-fat keto diet causes the metabolic state known as ketosis, in which substances known as ketones or ketone bodies accumulate in the blood. […]