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Sperm Retrieved From Brain Dead West Point Cadet

Sperm Retrieved From Brain Dead West Point Cadet

Sperm was retrieved from a West Point cadet who had been declared brain dead after a skiing accident. The retrieval of sperm from 21-year-old Peter Zhu was granted by a judge at his parents’ request. The retrieval occurred Friday before his organs were removed for donation later that day at Westchester Medical Center, the Associated […]

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Could Too Much Soda Worsen MS?

Could Too Much Soda Worsen MS?

Latest Neurology News TUESDAY, March 5, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Popping open too many sodas or other sweetened beverages each day might worsen symptoms for people with multiple sclerosis, new research suggests. It’s important to note that the small study could only point to an association — it couldn’t prove that high soda intake causes […]

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ADD or ADHD Medications

ADD or ADHD Medications

Medically reviewed by John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP; Board Certified Emergency Medicine REFERENCES: Bussing, R., D.M. Mason, L. Bell, P. Porter, and C. Garvan. “Adolescent outcomes of childhood attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in a diverse community sample.” Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 49.6 June 2010: 595-605. De Sousa, A., and G. Kalra. […]

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NFL Players’ Enlarged Hearts May Harm Health for Decades

NFL Players’ Enlarged Hearts May Harm Health for Decades

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Heart News WEDNESDAY, March 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) — “Athlete’s heart” — an enlarged heart created by intense physical training — is a common and often brushed-off condition within elite and professional sports. But a new study of National Football League players is raising concern about the long-term consequences of […]

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Low-Dose Aspirin Doesn’t Prolong Survival in Prostate Cancer

Low-Dose Aspirin Doesn’t Prolong Survival in Prostate Cancer

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News TUESDAY, March 5, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Will an aspirin a day keep prostate cancer at bay? Not necessarily, according to new research. Danish scientists say low-dose aspirin doesn’t seem to reduce a man’s risk of death from prostate cancer, but it may slow down the disease in […]

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Being overweight or obese may improve stroke survival

Being overweight or obese may improve stroke survival

New research reveals that being overweight, obese, or severely obese may improve a person’s chances of surviving after a stroke. Being obese or overweight may have its advantages, suggests one new study. Obesity is a “serious medical condition” that can lead to various complications. These might include atherosclerosis and heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and even […]

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Health Tip: Too Much Screen Time

Health Tip: Too Much Screen Time

(HealthDay News) — Screen devices such as smartphones and TVs are making children more sedentary, the American Heart Association says. This lack of movement is linked to obesity in young people. Latest Healthy Kids News Experts recommend that parents limit children aged 2 to 5 to one hour of screen time per day. Older children […]