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Regular Exercise Cuts Odds for 7 Major Cancers

Regular Exercise Cuts Odds for 7 Major Cancers

Latest Cancer News By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Dec. 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Exercise may reduce the odds you’ll develop any of seven types of cancer — and a new study suggests the more you exercise, the lower your risk. That’s the conclusion of researchers who pooled data from nine published studies that included […]

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How do fruit and veg reduce colorectal cancer risk?

How do fruit and veg reduce colorectal cancer risk?

A study initially investigating aspirin as a preventive treatment for colorectal cancer coincidentally uncovered a mechanism that might explain how fruit and vegetables reduce the risk of developing this disease. Share on PinterestA recent study delves into flavonoids, which occur in a range of fruit and veg. Worldwide, more than 1 million people receive a […]

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Ultrasound with MRI improves prostate treatment

Ultrasound with MRI improves prostate treatment

MRI-guided transurethral ultrasound ablation (TULSA) is a new tool for the highly accurate treatment of prostate cancer — without the usual side effects. Share on PinterestUltrasound scans guided by real time MRI may improve prostate cancer treatment. Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among males. Although the 5 year survival rate […]

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Sleep Disorders (How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep)

Sleep Disorders (How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep)

What is sleep? What Is Sleep Disorders (Insomnia)? Physiologically, sleep is a complex process of restoration and renewal for the body. Scientists still do not have a definitive explanation for why humans have a need for sleep. We do know that sleep is not a passive process or “switching off” of body functions; sleep is […]

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Hematoma vs. Bruise

Hematoma vs. Bruise

What is a hematoma? What is a bruise? A hematoma is a localized collection of blood in the tissues of the body outside of the blood vessels. Also called a contusion or “black and blue mark,” a bruise is a discoloration of the skin that is a result of leakage of blood from capillaries into […]

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Skin-Lightening Cream Could Cause Nerve Damage, CDC Report Warns

Skin-Lightening Cream Could Cause Nerve Damage, CDC Report Warns

Latest Skin News TUESDAY, Dec. 24, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A skin-lightening cream from Mexico that contained toxic mercury left a California woman with significant central nervous system damage, doctors report in a case study. Many weeks after her initial hospitalization, the woman requires “ongoing tube feeding for nutritional support” and can’t speak or care […]

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Health Tip: Advice for a Healthier Divorce

Health Tip: Advice for a Healthier Divorce

Latest Sexual Health News (HealthDay News) — About half of marriages end in divorce, says the American Psychological Association. Though the end of a marriage often unleashes a flood of difficult emotions, it is possible to have a healthier breakup. The association provides advice for a healthier divorce: Be kind and compassionate to yourself and […]

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Don’t Let Those Christmas Lights Land You in the ER

Don’t Let Those Christmas Lights Land You in the ER

Latest Prevention & Wellness News WEDNESDAY, Dec. 25, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A white Christmas is everyone’s wish, but navigating the snow and cold can land some folks in the ER during the holidays. Luckily, the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) has some helpful hints on having a safe and happy holiday. “Cold weather […]

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Car Exhaust May Up High Blood Pressure Risk in Pregnant Women

Car Exhaust May Up High Blood Pressure Risk in Pregnant Women

Latest Pregnancy News THURSDAY, Dec. 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Air pollution from vehicles increases the risk of dangerously high blood pressure in pregnant women, U.S. government researchers report. Scientists from the U.S. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences’ (NIEHS) National Toxicology Program analyzed published studies on the links between traffic-related air pollution and preeclampsia. […]

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To Avoid Falls, Check Your Balance

To Avoid Falls, Check Your Balance

Latest Neurology News By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Dec. 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Bad balance is a common cause of dangerous falls, especially among older adults. Falls send more than 2 million adults to the emergency room every year and often result in lengthy rehab stays. Preventing falls is a priority for staying healthy […]