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Chronic fatigue syndrome: New test in sight

Chronic fatigue syndrome: New test in sight

Scientists have developed a test for chronic fatigue syndrome that detects the reaction of the immune cells and blood plasma to stress. The findings may also help screen effective drugs for the condition. Scientists have developed and tested a new diagnostic tool for ME/CFS. Myalgic encephalomyelitis, or chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), is a serious condition […]

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Obesity may put young people at risk of anxiety, depression

Obesity may put young people at risk of anxiety, depression

Researchers have recently examined the link between mental health conditions and obesity in over 12,000 children and teenagers. The results show that obesity raises the risk of anxiety and depression, which is something that physicians and healthcare professionals should be “vigilant about.” Obesity raised anxiety and depression risk by 33% among young boys. According to […]

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Measles

Measles

Measles Symptoms and Signs Measles, also known as rubeola, is a respiratory disease characterized by a rash all over the body in addition to fever, runny nose, and cough. It is typically a childhood illness that can be complicated by ear infection or pneumonia; associated symptoms for these conditions can include ear pain or fullness, […]

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Bedbugs

Bedbugs

Source: CDC / Janice Haney Carr What should you know about bedbugs? Bedbugs (Cimex lectularius) are small, oval insects that feed by sucking blood from humans or other warm-blooded animals. The effect of bedbugs on human health and reports of bedbug infestations of certain hotels has received media attention in recent years. How big are […]

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Acne (Pimples)

Acne (Pimples)

What is acne? Illustration of Comedones: Blackheads and Whitehead by MedicalRF.com Acne (acne vulgaris, common acne) is a disease of the hair follicles of the face, chest, and back that affects almost all teenagers during puberty — the only exception being members of a few primitive Neolithic tribes living in isolation. It is not caused […]

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As Sense of Smell Fades, Does Death Come Closer?

As Sense of Smell Fades, Does Death Come Closer?

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Senior Health News MONDAY, April 29, 2019 (HealthDay News) — They say the nose knows, but can a loss of smell signal impending death? Possibly, researchers say. They discovered that a poor sense of smell was associated with a nearly 50% higher risk of death within the next decade for […]

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Autism Diagnoses Reliable at 14 Months, Study Finds

Autism Diagnoses Reliable at 14 Months, Study Finds

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Neurology News MONDAY, April 29, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Although autism is typically diagnosed around age 3 or 4, new research suggests it can be spotted soon after a child’s first birthday. Diagnosing autism spectrum disorders early is “extremely important because the brain is really plastic during early development,” said […]

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How to Tame Morning Chaos

How to Tame Morning Chaos

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News TUESDAY, April 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Are your mornings always chaotic? Between making breakfast, packing lunches, getting everyone dressed and hunting for homework assignments, it’s easy to feel like you’ve put in a day’s worth of work before 9 a.m. The answer is to start the […]