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Could targeting this enzyme halt ovarian cancer?

Could targeting this enzyme halt ovarian cancer?

High-grade serous ovarian cancer is the most common form of ovarian cancer. In most people, the cancer develops resistance to chemotherapy and returns. Now, a new study raises hopes for a different kind of treatment. New research may improve the outlook for people with ovarian cancer. Working with cell cultures, researchers found that an enzyme […]

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How diet quality affects the colon’s microbiome

How diet quality affects the colon’s microbiome

New research has examined the effect of dietary quality on the composition of the colon’s microbiota. The study suggests that following a high quality diet may increase the number of beneficial bacteria, whereas following a low quality diet may raise that of harmful bacteria. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend that half of our plates […]

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Could artificial intelligence be the future of cancer diagnosis?

Could artificial intelligence be the future of cancer diagnosis?

In a recent study, researchers trained an algorithm to differentiate between malignant and benign lesions in scans of breast tissue. A new study asks whether artificial intelligence could streamline cancer diagnosis. With cancer, the key to successful treatment is catching it early. As it stands, doctors have access to high quality imaging, and skilled radiologists […]

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How to Protect Your DNA for Big Health Benefits

How to Protect Your DNA for Big Health Benefits

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Prevention & Wellness News TUESDAY, July 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) — You might think that stress affects you only emotionally or that a lack of sleep simply leaves you feeling cranky. But these are among the many lifestyle factors that can lead to health problems because of changes that they […]

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Health Tip: Working in Extreme Heat

Health Tip: Working in Extreme Heat

(HealthDay News) — Outdoor workers are more likely to become dehydrated and have heat-related illnesses, says the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Latest Prevention & Wellness News Few Deaths Tied to Dirty Air, But Threats Persist Health Tip: Which Foods to Wash Health Tip: Avoid Distracted Driving California Bill to Tighten Vaccine Exemptions […]

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Pregnancy Planning (Tips)

Pregnancy Planning (Tips)

Is there a special diet for a woman who is planning for a pregnancy? A healthy diet that provides all the necessary nutrients for the developing fetus increases the chances of a healthy pregnancy. For this reason, it is best to avoid certain diets in pregnancy. In particular, high-fat diets, some vegetarian diets, and weight […]

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Anorexia May Have Roots in Metabolism: Study

Anorexia May Have Roots in Metabolism: Study

TUESDAY, July 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) — There’s a link between the eating disorder anorexia nervosa and metabolism, a new study finds. Latest Mental Health News “It means that when we think about anorexia nervosa we need to be thinking that it is not only a psychiatric disorder, but also a metabolic disorder,” lead researcher […]

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The Happiness Dividend: Longer, Healthier Lives

The Happiness Dividend: Longer, Healthier Lives

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News MONDAY, July 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Happiness may truly be some of the best medicine available to us, a new study suggests. People happy with themselves and their well-being tend to live longer and healthier lives than those who are perpetually down in the dumps, British […]

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Health Tip: Diarrhea in Kids

Health Tip: Diarrhea in Kids

(HealthDay News) — Diarrhea typically is not a sign of a serious illness in children, says KidsHealth. Latest Healthy Kids News Kids of Opioid-Using Parents Attempt Suicide How Does Room Temperature Affect Test Scores? Cholesterol Levels Improving Among U.S. Kids Best Place for Your Child’s Sports Physical Exam? Putting Child to Sleep in a Car […]