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What to know about multiple sclerosis and mood swings

What to know about multiple sclerosis and mood swings

Mood swings can be common in people with multiple sclerosis. The condition attacks the nerve cells, and a person may feel changes in their mental and physical health. Mood swings can take many forms that have different causes and treatment options. Some causes of mood swing have links to the disorder itself. Multiple sclerosis or […]

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How to recognize the symptoms of diabetes

How to recognize the symptoms of diabetes

Type 1 and type 2 diabetes limit the body’s ability to control the amount of glucose, or sugar, in the blood. Both types of diabetes present similar symptoms, so knowing the signs of each can help a person seek immediate and appropriate care. The two primary types of diabetes are called type 1 and type […]

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Are statins overprescribed for cardiovascular disease prevention?

Are statins overprescribed for cardiovascular disease prevention?

For millions of people who take statins to prevent the onset of cardiovascular disease, the potential harms of the cholesterol-lowering medication may outweigh the benefits. Statins may be ‘significantly overprescribed’ for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease, suggests a new study. So concludes a recent modeling study from the University of Zurich in Switzerland that […]

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Researchers find new drug combo to challenge cancer

Researchers find new drug combo to challenge cancer

Researchers have discovered that a particular drug combination may have a more significant effect against melanoma, a type of cancer that typically occurs in the skin, than other medications. New research finds that a novel drug combination may be more effective against some cancers than previous therapies. According to recent studies, one of the best […]

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What causes a lateral collateral ligament sprain?

What causes a lateral collateral ligament sprain?

A lateral collateral ligament sprain occurs when the ligament on the outer side of the knee tears. This type of sprain is most common in people who play contact sports, such as football. While knee injuries represent up to 39 percent of all injuries in athletes, lateral ligament injuries are less common. Many lateral collateral […]

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HIV and AIDS: A timeline and history

HIV and AIDS: A timeline and history

The history of AIDS and HIV was initially shrouded in misunderstanding and fear. Now, thanks to decades of research and medical advances, we know much more about the virus and how to treat it. This article will cover the primary topics in the history of HIV, from its beginnings to the latest research today. Origins […]

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Dementia: Gene study boosts search for treatment

Dementia: Gene study boosts search for treatment

For the first time, researchers have identified two clusters of genes that appear to generate the neurological hallmarks of dementia. The discovery provides a new path toward drug discovery. Understanding the genetic mechanisms behind Alzheimer’s moves us ever closer to an effective treatment. Dementia is a growing concern throughout the Western world and beyond. According […]

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Another Tally Puts Autism Cases at 1 in 40

Another Tally Puts Autism Cases at 1 in 40

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Neurology News MONDAY, Dec. 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Yet another study reveals that autism is far more common than once thought, with nearly 3 percent of American children diagnosed with the disorder. A federal study published last week reported that one in 40 children have an autism spectrum disorder […]

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Gluteal Injury

Gluteal Injury

Gluteal injury facts The gluteal region of the body (the buttocks) consists of three major muscles: gluteus maximus, gluteus medius, and gluteus minimus. The gluteus muscles function to move the hip and to a lesser extent help with knee movement in association with the iliotibial tract. Other muscles, nerves, and bursae in the gluteal region […]

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Brexit Had Brits Turning to Antidepressants: Study

Brexit Had Brits Turning to Antidepressants: Study

Latest Depression News MONDAY, Dec. 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) — An increase in prescriptions for antidepressants followed the 2016 “Brexit” vote in England, a new study reports. This increase may have stemmed from increased uncertainty in some people following the unexpected vote in favor of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union, according to the […]