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Alex Trebek Says His Pancreatic Cancer Is ‘Near Remission’

Alex Trebek Says His Pancreatic Cancer Is ‘Near Remission’

By E.J. MundellHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News WEDNESDAY, May 29, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Long-time “Jeopardy!” Host Alex Trebek may be winning his battle against pancreatic cancer, he and his doctors report. Trebek, 78, is responding incredibly well to treatments and is in “near remission,” his doctors said Wednesday. “It’s kind of mind-boggling,” Trek told […]

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Blood Test Could Spot Multiple Cancer Types, Researchers Say

Blood Test Could Spot Multiple Cancer Types, Researchers Say

Latest Cancer News WEDNESDAY, May 29, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A gene-based blood test can accurately detect breast, colorectal, lung, ovarian, pancreatic, gastric or bile duct cancers in patients, researchers report. The test uses artificial intelligence to identify and interpret “fragments” of DNA in the blood that indicate the presence of cancer, explained researchers led […]

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Many Middle-Aged Men May Have Signs of Thinning Bones

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Arthritis News THURSDAY, May 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Brittle bones are often seen as a woman’s health issue, but low bone mass may be more common among middle-aged men than generally thought, a small study suggests. The research, of 173 adults aged 35 to 50, found that men and […]

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It’s Never Too Late for New Brain Cells

It’s Never Too Late for New Brain Cells

Latest Alzheimer’s News WEDNESDAY, May 29, 2019 (HealthDay News) — New research delivers fresh hope for everyone who struggles with a fading memory: Neurons continue to form well into old age, even in people with mental impairments or Alzheimer’s disease. “We found that there was active neurogenesis [new neurons forming] in the hippocampus of older […]

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How many calories do you burn by walking?

How many calories do you burn by walking?

The number of calories the body burns while a person is walking varies depending on a range of factors, including body size and walking speed. Walking also offers a variety of other health benefits, such as reducing the risk of heart disease. The body uses energy from food and drinks to sustain bodily functions and […]

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Face Transplants Improve Lives Years Later

Face Transplants Improve Lives Years Later

Latest Skin News WEDNESDAY, May 29, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Not so long ago, face transplants were considered futuristic medicine, but a new report shows these patients are better off years after their groundbreaking operations. Six people who received full or partial face transplants have since had significant restoration of feeling and movement, along with […]

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Chemical Peel

Chemical Peel

Potential Side Effect of Chemical Peels Reactivation of Cold Sores After infection, the virus enters the nerve cells and travels up the nerve until it comes to a place called a ganglion. There, it resides quietly in a stage that is referred to as “dormant” or “latent.” At times, the virus can become active and […]

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Health Tip: Naloxone Fast Facts

Health Tip: Naloxone Fast Facts

(HealthDay News) — Naloxone, also known as Narcan or Evzio, is a medication that treats opioid overdose. Latest Prevention & Wellness News Naloxone can restore normal respiration for people who have stopped breathing, says the U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse. Naloxone can be: Injected, or used as a nasal spray. Given by friends and […]

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A Less Invasive Fix Works Well for Abdominal Aneurysm

A Less Invasive Fix Works Well for Abdominal Aneurysm

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Neurology News THURSDAY, May 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Bulges (aneurysms) in the abdominal aorta can pose real danger, but research suggests a less invasive method may be as good a fix for the problem as traditional surgery. The less invasive procedure is called endovascular repair. There are a number […]