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Innovative brain implant could improve Parkinson’s treatment

Innovative brain implant could improve Parkinson’s treatment

A new, smart implant that “listens” to brain signals could help treat epilepsy and other neurological conditions, such as Parkinson’s disease. Could an innovative brain-stimulating device make a difference to the treatment of neurological conditions? Doctors use neurostimulation to treat various conditions, including epilepsy, the effects of stroke, and even depression. This treatment involves using […]

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Can masturbation cause erectile dysfunction?

Can masturbation cause erectile dysfunction?

Some people believe that masturbation can cause erectile dysfunction, but this is a myth. Masturbation is a common and beneficial activity. While most men have trouble getting or keeping an erection at some point in their lives, frequent difficulties getting an erection is called erectile dysfunction (ED). Learn more about ED and masturbation, how watching […]

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How does yo-yo dieting affect our heart health?

How does yo-yo dieting affect our heart health?

Sticking to a strict diet can be challenging, so our eating patterns can fluctuate wildly. A new study looks at how these changes might impact cardiovascular health. How does eating well intermittently affect our heart? As we roll into 2019, many people will be trying out new diet regimes. For many of us, sticking to […]

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Making the Most of a Well-Woman Checkup

Making the Most of a Well-Woman Checkup

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Women’s Health News WEDNESDAY, Jan. 2, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Don’t wait until you get sick to see a doctor — wellness visits for women can catch problems before they become serious, as well as make sure you’re taking all the right steps for good health. A well-woman checkup focuses […]

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Health Tip: Potential Risks of Hysterectomy

Health Tip: Potential Risks of Hysterectomy

(HealthDay News) — A hysterectomy may be recommended for cases of uterine fibroids, endometriosis, pelvic support problems, abnormal uterine bleeding, chronic pelvic pain and gynecologic cancer, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists says. Latest Women’s Health News Hysterectomies can be done vaginally, abdominally or laparoscopically. Vaginal hysterectomies tend to cause the fewest complications, the […]

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Health Tip: Help Relieve Menstrual Pain

Health Tip: Help Relieve Menstrual Pain

(HealthDay News) — Primary dysmenorrhea is the most common kind of menstrual pain, the U.S. National Library of Medicine says. Latest Women’s Health News It is typically caused by an overabundance of chemicals produced by the uterus. These chemicals, called prostaglandins, trigger cramps when the uterus contracts and relaxes. Pain associated with menstruation can start […]

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Staying Young at Heart

Staying Young at Heart

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Senior Health News TUESDAY, Jan. 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) — You’re only as old as you feel. It’s a common expression that has some science behind it, thanks to a study from University College London in England. The researchers set out to learn if people who feel younger than their […]

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You Can Have a Role to Play in ER Care

You Can Have a Role to Play in ER Care

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Prevention & Wellness News WEDNESDAY, Jan. 2, 2019 (HealthDay News) — There are few life events more unsettling than being in a hospital emergency room. In situations that threaten life or limb, you may not have any say in your care. But in some instances, there is time to evaluate […]