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What are the best substitutes for heavy cream?

What are the best substitutes for heavy cream?

Heavy cream is a popular dairy ingredient that adds richness, flavor, and body to many dishes, including soups, desserts, and casseroles. Some people are unable to use heavy cream, but they can try various substitutes instead. In a pinch, people can replace heavy cream for a mixture of milk and butter. People who are unable […]

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8 stretches for the middle back

8 stretches for the middle back

Mid back pain or stiffness can have a significant impact on daily life. However, certain stretches can help relieve pain and improve flexibility. Back pain, especially short-term pain, is one of the most common medical complaints in the United States. A variety of lifestyle factors, medical conditions, and injuries can lead to pain in the […]

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Study finds 5 types of alcohol use disorder that vary with age

Study finds 5 types of alcohol use disorder that vary with age

New research reveals five types of excessive drinking and shows which type is more prevalent at certain ages. According to new research, there are five types of problematic drinking. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), approximately 16 million individuals living in the United States have alcohol use disorder (AUD). Experts describe AUD as […]

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Lung disease may increase dementia risk

Lung disease may increase dementia risk

Dementia refers to a series of neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s, where a person’s memory and other cognitive abilities decline. A recent study may have found a new risk factor that might predispose people to dementia: lung disease. To limit the risk of dementia, people may also want to look after the health of their […]

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COPD and anxiety: Researchers test promising approach

COPD and anxiety: Researchers test promising approach

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease affects millions of people worldwide. Its main symptom is breathlessness, which can be distressing and causes many people with this lung condition to experience anxiety. People with COPD-related anxiety would benefit from cognitive behavioral therapy, a new trial finds. According to data from the World Health Organization (WHO), an estimated 3.17 […]

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Breast cancer: Tumor growth fueled by bone marrow cells

Breast cancer: Tumor growth fueled by bone marrow cells

New research, published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine, reveals a novel mechanism that fuels tumor growth in breast cancer and may have a negative impact on a person’s outlook. However, the findings might also help scientists develop individually tailored treatments that target breast cancer tumors more precisely. Breast cancer tumors need fibroblast cells from […]

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Second trimester pains: What to expect

Second trimester pains: What to expect

Although all pregnancies are different, certain symptoms tend to occur in each trimester. For some women, the second trimester means the end of morning sickness and fatigue, but it also means the onset of specific types of pain. Pregnancy consists of three trimesters. The second trimester lasts from weeks 13 to 28. In this article, […]

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‘DNA origami’ tackles multidrug-resistant cancer cells

‘DNA origami’ tackles multidrug-resistant cancer cells

A DNA tool that combines gene therapy with chemotherapy could be a promising new way to defeat multidrug-resistant cancer cells. New research shows how a tailored DNA nanostructure can deliver anti-cancer drugs selectively. The tool is a “tailored DNA nanoplatform” that can carry chemotherapy drugs into targeted cancer cells while also silencing the cells’ drug-resistance […]

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What you need to know about breast cancer

What you need to know about breast cancer

Breast cancer is the most common invasive cancer in women, and the second main cause of cancer death in women, after lung cancer. Advances in screening and treatment have improved survival rates dramatically since 1989. There are around 3.1 million breast cancer survivors in the United States (U.S.). The chance of any woman dying from […]