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Health Tip: Change Diet to Combat Constipation

Health Tip: Change Diet to Combat Constipation

(HealthDay News) — Constipation typically is diagnosed when there are fewer than three bowel movements per week. Latest Digestion News Making changes to what you eat and drink can relieve constipation. And including fiber-rich food in your diet is a great starting point, says the National Institutes of Health. The NIH mentions these good sources […]

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Depression Plus HIV Can Turn Deadly

Depression Plus HIV Can Turn Deadly

Latest Depression News THURSDAY, April 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — When it coincides with HIV, depression appears associated with an increased the risk of death, a new study says. Researchers analyzed data from the U.S. Veteran’s Aging Cohort Study to compare the risk of death among those with and without depression, and the association between […]

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Does Cancer Battle Bring Personal Growth? Yes and No, Survivors Say

Does Cancer Battle Bring Personal Growth? Yes and No, Survivors Say

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News FRIDAY, April 5, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Breast cancer survivor Jessica Sidener is adamant that her illness brought real benefits to her life. “I am incredibly grateful for all of the hardships I’ve gone through in my young life, including my cancer journey,” said Sidener, 39, of Parker, […]

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Ibrance Approval Expanded to Include Men With Breast Cancer

Ibrance Approval Expanded to Include Men With Breast Cancer

THURSDAY, April 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of Ibrance (palbociclib) capsules has been widened to include men with hormone receptor (HR)-positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-negative advanced or spreading (metastatic) breast cancer, the agency said Thursday in a news release. Latest Cancer News “Today we are expanding […]

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What to know about female sex hormones

What to know about female sex hormones

Female sex hormones, or sex steroids, play vital roles in sexual development, reproduction, and general health. Sex hormone levels change over time, but some of the most significant changes happen during puberty, pregnancy, and menopause. In this article, we discuss the different types of female sex hormones, their roles in the body, and how they […]

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Are large areolas normal?

Are large areolas normal?

The areola is the darker area of skin that surrounds the nipple. As with the breasts and other parts of the body, the areolas come in many different shapes, sizes, and colors. It is normal for areolas to change in size and color over time. The areola contains the Montgomery tubercles, which are small glands […]

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How to begin intermittent fasting

How to begin intermittent fasting

Intermittent fasting is not a diet. It is a timed approach to eating. Unlike a dietary plan that restricts where calories come from, intermittent fasting does not specify what foods a person should eat or avoid. Intermittent fasting may have some health benefits, including weight loss but is not suitable for everyone.Intermittent fasting involves cycling […]

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Signs and symptoms of colon cancer in men

Signs and symptoms of colon cancer in men

The digestive system is complex, which makes the symptoms of colon cancer difficult to catch. As a result, it is vital to attend regular colon cancer screenings. Colon cancer, which is also called colorectal cancer, is the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in both men and women in the United States. For men, the […]