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Why do doctors underdiagnose these 3 conditions in women?

Why do doctors underdiagnose these 3 conditions in women?

International Women’s Day prompts us to celebrate women and womanhood. However, recent research suggests that women may face more than their fair share of challenges, including in receiving appropriate medical care. What are some of these challenges, and why do they occur? Why do women still have to fight to receive the correct diagnosis? Women […]

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The FDA approve esketamine nasal spray for severe depression

The FDA approve esketamine nasal spray for severe depression

Regulators in the United States have recently approved a new prescription-only nasal spray for use against treatment-resistant depression. The FDA have approved a new medication for hard-to-treat depression. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have just granted approval of the drug esketamine (Spravato) to the Johnson & Johnson company Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc. The fast-acting nasal […]

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How TV and breakfast may impact heart health

How TV and breakfast may impact heart health

Leading a sedentary lifestyle can be bad for our health. However, how much TV do we have to watch to negatively impact our cardiovascular health? Does eating a high-energy breakfast every morning affect our heart health? New research explores. Eating a breakfast rich in calories may keep heart disease at bay. Previous studies have linked […]

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Could a smartphone app detect diabetes?

Could a smartphone app detect diabetes?

Today, millions of people in the United States are unaware that they have diabetes. A recent study finds that data from a readily available smartphone app could help detect diabetes in people without requiring a trip to the clinic. Using data that a smartphone app has captured might help diagnose diabetes. According to the Centers […]

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Neck Pain (Cervical Pain)

What is neck pain? What are common causes and risk factors for neck pain? Pain located in the neck is a common medical condition. Neck pain can come from a number of disorders and diseases and can involve any of the tissues in the neck. Examples of common conditions causing neck pain are degenerative disc […]

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Hormone Therapy Linked to Slight Rise in Alzheimer’s Risk

Hormone Therapy Linked to Slight Rise in Alzheimer’s Risk

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Women’s Health News THURSDAY, March 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Many women turn to hormone therapy to ease some of the more troubling symptoms of menopause, such as hot flashes and night sweats. But new research suggests that relief may come at a cost — an increased risk of Alzheimer’s […]

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Beware of Drowsy Driving as Daylight Saving Time Begins

Beware of Drowsy Driving as Daylight Saving Time Begins

Latest Sleep News FRIDAY, March 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The switch to Daylight Saving Time can increase the risk of driver fatigue and crashes, but there are a number of ways to reduce the danger, an expert says. “Any time change can exacerbate drowsiness because your internal clock has not adjusted to the time […]

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Health Tip: Energy Drink Safety

Health Tip: Energy Drink Safety

(HealthDay News) — While energy drinks are promoted as products that increase energy and enhance performance, they also can put users at risk. Latest Prevention & Wellness News From 2007 to 2011, energy-drink related emergency room visits doubled. Overconsumption of energy drinks can cause a host of issues, the U.S> National Institutes of Health says. […]

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Study Disputes Pregnancy Link to MS Relapses

Study Disputes Pregnancy Link to MS Relapses

Latest Pregnancy News THURSDAY, March 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A new study challenges the long-held belief that multiple sclerosis (MS) can flare up right after pregnancy in women with the relapsing-remitting form of the disease. In that type of MS, symptoms arise, then go into periods of remission. “These results are exciting, as MS […]

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fexofenadine (Allegra, Mucinex Allergy)

fexofenadine (Allegra, Mucinex Allergy)

What is fexofenadine, and how does it work (mechanism of action)? Fexofenadine is an oral, “second generation” antihistamine that is used to treat the signs and symptoms of allergy and hives. It is similar to the other second generation antihistamines loratadine (Claritin), cetirizine (Zyrtec) and azelastine (Astelin). Histamine is a chemical that is responsible for […]