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Use of Meds for Enlarged Prostate Might Delay a Cancer Diagnosis

Use of Meds for Enlarged Prostate Might Delay a Cancer Diagnosis

Latest Cancer News MONDAY, May 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Men who take medicines for an enlarged prostate can have years-long delays in their diagnosis of prostate cancer and more advanced prostate cancer when they’re diagnosed, a new study finds. The reason? Drugs in this class — such as Proscar (finasteride) and Avodart (dutasteride) — […]

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How plants from Mauritius could help fight cancer

How plants from Mauritius could help fight cancer

A recent study concludes that medicinal herbs found in Mauritius contain chemical compounds that inhibit the propagation of cancer cells. Mauritius is a hotbed of unique flora and fauna. Although science has made a great deal of headway in the treatment of cancer, there is still a long way to go. Some researchers, investigating new […]

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Health Tip: Metal Work Safety

Health Tip: Metal Work Safety

(HealthDay News) — Metalworking involves using metals to create parts, assemblies or large-scale structures. As a job that requires a unique set of skills, it provides special hazards, as well, says Cornell University. Latest Prevention & Wellness News General metal work safety guidelines are: Wear eye protection at all times. Remove or secure jewelry, long […]

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How to Know If Your PMS Is Something More Serious

How to Know If Your PMS Is Something More Serious

Latest Women’s Health News FRIDAY, May 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A severe and potentially disabling form of premenstrual syndrome (PMS) affects up to 5% of women of childbearing age, an expert says. Like PMS, premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) may cause bloating, breast tenderness, fatigue and changes in sleep and eating habits. In PMDD, at […]

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Developmental Tests Might Spot Autism at Even Younger Ages

Developmental Tests Might Spot Autism at Even Younger Ages

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Neurology News FRIDAY, May 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The sooner a child with autism is diagnosed, the better, and now new research describes a novel way of catching it earlier than ever. Well-child visits that include developmental screening might pick up the first hints of autism risk in some […]

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Fentanyl Becoming a Deadly Accomplice in Cocaine, Meth Abuse

Fentanyl Becoming a Deadly Accomplice in Cocaine, Meth Abuse

Latest Mental Health News MONDAY, May 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) — As if using cocaine or methamphetamines isn’t risky enough, new research shows a sharp spike in urine drug tests that are positive for those drugs and the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl. The findings could provide insight into steeply rising rates of cocaine- and methamphetamine-related […]

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Testosterone Supplements Not All They’re Cracked Up to Be

Testosterone Supplements Not All They’re Cracked Up to Be

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter Latest Men’s Health News SATURDAY, May 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Buyer beware: When it comes to testosterone supplements, men should know a new study finds there is precious little evidence to support claims they will boost testosterone levels, sex drive, strength and overall energy. To come to this conclusion, the […]