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Cervical ‘Microbiome’ Could Help Predict Cancer Risk

Cervical ‘Microbiome’ Could Help Predict Cancer Risk

Latest Cancer News TUESDAY, Feb. 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The community of bacteria or “microbiome” in a woman’s cervix might be a harbinger of her risk for cervical cancer, a new study suggests. For the study, researchers used genetic analysis to identify bacteria present in samples from 144 Tanzanian women who had cervical cancer […]

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Smokers May Fare Worse Against the Deadliest Skin Cancer

Smokers May Fare Worse Against the Deadliest Skin Cancer

Latest Cancer News MONDAY, Feb. 25, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Melanoma patients who are recent and current smokers have lower survival rates than nonsmokers, suggesting that smoking may weaken immune response to the most deadly skin cancer, researchers say. In a study of more than 700 melanoma patients in the United Kingdom, smokers were 40 […]

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Insomnia May Be in Your Genes

Insomnia May Be in Your Genes

Latest Sleep News MONDAY, Feb. 25, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Can’t sleep at night? Perhaps genetics is to blame. In a new study, dozens of gene regions linked to insomnia have been pinpointed, and researchers also report a link between insomnia and heart disease. American and British investigators analyzed data from more than 450,000 people […]

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Are Warts Contagious?

Are Warts Contagious?

What is a wart? A wart is a small growth with a rough texture that can resemble a solid blister or a small cauliflower. Human papillomaviruses (HPV) cause warts, which can grow on any part of the skin. Some HPV types are associated with the development of malignancy. Many warts resolve spontaneously after a few […]

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Almost 87 Tons of Boston Market Pork Ribs Recalled

Almost 87 Tons of Boston Market Pork Ribs Recalled

Nearly 174,00 pounds of frozen boneless pork rib entrees made by Ohio-based Bellisio Foods and sold under the Boston Market brand have been recalled due to possible contamination with pieces of glass or hard plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) says. Latest Prevention & Wellness News The frozen, not […]

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Head Lice

Head Lice

Head Lice Symptoms Although itching may be a sign of a lice infestation, most often individuals are asymptomatic. Keep in mind that although the only reliable sign of an infestation is the presence of a live louse or nymph (juvenile louse), the presence of nits may be a sign that there is or has been […]

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Evening Exercise Won’t Wreck Your Sleep

Evening Exercise Won’t Wreck Your Sleep

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News MONDAY, Feb. 25, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Sometimes, it’s just not possible to fit in a workout in the morning or afternoon. But if you hit the gym in the evening, will you be up half the night? New research says no. The Australian study found […]

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Health Tip: Beat the Winter Blues

Health Tip: Beat the Winter Blues

(HealthDay News) — As days become shorter and the weather becomes colder, it is not uncommon to have depression-like symptoms. Latest Depression News For those with the winter blues, the American Psychological Association offers ways to manage symptoms: Immerse yourself in daylight by going for a walk, or sitting by a window. Eat healthy, low […]

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What to know about back pain in pregnancy

What to know about back pain in pregnancy

Along with nausea, fatigue, and swollen feet, most women experience back pain at some points during pregnancy. Pregnancy-related back pain typically affects the lower back. According to one review that looked into the complaint, low-back pain affects more than two-thirds of women during pregnancy. Back pain can also arise near the center of the back […]