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Is it safe to mix aspirin and ibuprofen?

Is it safe to mix aspirin and ibuprofen?

Taking aspirin and ibuprofen at the same time can cause side effects. The safety of mixing these drugs depends on the reasons why people are taking them. Aspirin and ibuprofen are both pain relievers from the same family of medicines known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs. Because they are from the same family of […]

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‘Junk DNA’ has role in cancer spread, say scientists

‘Junk DNA’ has role in cancer spread, say scientists

Bits of DNA that were once considered useless actually contain instructions for making molecules that help cancer spread, say scientists. What scientists thought was ‘junk DNA’ actually helps cancer spread. The molecules in question are called enhancer RNAs (eRNAs), and a new study conducted by the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) revealed that they […]

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Pesticide may increase autism risk

Pesticide may increase autism risk

A landmark study published this week in the American Journal of Psychiatry describes a correlation between pesticide levels in a mother’s blood and autism risk in their infants. DDT, once widely used, may play a role in autism. Autism is a developmental disorder that affects an estimated 1 in 59 children in the United States. […]

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What are the early signs of lung cancer in men?

What are the early signs of lung cancer in men?

The causes of lung cancer can differ between males and females, as can life expectancies. Also, some types of lung cancer are more common in males. However, symptoms tend to be universal. According to the American Cancer Society, lung cancer is the second most common cancer and the leading cause of cancer deaths among both […]

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New Drug of Last Resort Tackles Resistant HIV

New Drug of Last Resort Tackles Resistant HIV

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest HIV News THURSDAY, Aug. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, is typically a manageable infection, but medications that keep the virus at bay don’t work for everyone. Now, researchers have developed a new medication to help them. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the […]

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What to know about a watermelon allergy

What to know about a watermelon allergy

A watermelon allergy is rare, and symptoms include coughing, hives, and stomach cramping. A person can treat a mild allergic reaction with over-the-counter medication, but serious reactions may require emergency treatment. Learn more about an allergy to watermelon and how to handle it here.

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New ‘triple pill’ could eliminate high blood pressure

New ‘triple pill’ could eliminate high blood pressure

A new combination drug may have the potential to revolutionize hypertension treatment worldwide, after a clinical trial has declared it safe to use and very effective. A recent clinical trial has confirmed that a new pill can treat hypertension more effectively than traditional therapy. In a recent clinical trial led by researchers from the George […]

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Foods to eat for better sex

Foods to eat for better sex

Humans have looked for ways to improve their sexual experience for thousands of years, including trying to discover the best foods for sex. Scientists have linked a variety of foods with better sex. In this article, learn about which foods to eat to boost libido, improve stamina, and enhance your sex life. Foods for circulation […]

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Study Hints at Why Women Suffer More Migraines Than Men

Study Hints at Why Women Suffer More Migraines Than Men

Latest Migraine News TUESDAY, Aug. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — New insight into why women get more migraines than men could lead to better treatments, researchers say. The results of lab and animal experiments suggest changing levels of the female sex hormone estrogen make cells around a key nerve in the head and connected blood […]

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Diets ‘devoid of vegetable matter’ may cause colon cancer

Diets ‘devoid of vegetable matter’ may cause colon cancer

A new study emphasizes the importance to gut health of eating plenty of vegetables such as cabbage, broccoli, and kale. Eating brassicas such as collards, kale, and broccoli may protect against colon cancer. Researchers from the Francis Crick Institute in London, United Kingdom, found that keeping mice on a diet rich in a compound known […]