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Health Tip: Living With a Herniated Disc

Health Tip: Living With a Herniated Disc

(HealthDay News) — A herniated disc is a spinal injury that can be caused by excessive strain, says the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. Latest Chronic Pain News Symptoms of a herniated disc can range from a soft back ache to extreme pain or numbness. After diagnosis, doctors usually recommend that patients maintain a low, […]

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Health Tip: Treating Whiplash

Health Tip: Treating Whiplash

(HealthDay News) — From a car accident to a sports mishap, any incident that snaps the head forward and backward can trigger whiplash. Latest Chronic Pain News Hallmarks of whiplash include pain, decreased range of motion and stiff neck. Because the injury can’t always be seen in imaging tests, symptoms are the primary way to […]

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PTSD a Risk Factor for Ovarian Cancer?

PTSD a Risk Factor for Ovarian Cancer?

Latest Cancer News THURSDAY, Sept. 5, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may make a woman more vulnerable to ovarian cancer, a new study suggests. Researchers analyzed data from a national study of nearly 55,000 U.S. women and concluded that those who’d had six to seven symptoms of PTSD — such […]

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Colon Cancer Rates Rising Among the Young in Wealthy Nations

Colon Cancer Rates Rising Among the Young in Wealthy Nations

Latest Cancer News THURSDAY, Sept. 5, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Colon cancer rates among young adults are on the rise in the United States, Canada and seven other wealthy nations, even though rates among older adults are down or stable, a new study finds. The researchers analyzed data for 36 countries and found that over […]

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Anal Cancer

Anal Cancer

Anal cancer facts* *Anal cancer facts medical author: Charles P. Davis, MD, PhD The anus is the end portion of the gastrointestinal tract. It includes the anal canal containing the muscular valve, or sphincter, which controls the emptying of the rectum to the outside. It also includes the perianal skin just outside of the anus. […]

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Nosebleed

Nosebleed definition and facts Picture of mustache dressing The definition of a nosebleed is simply bleeding from the blood vessels in the nose. The medical term for nosebleed is epistaxis. Nosebleeds are common due to the location of the nose on the face, and the large amount of blood vessels in the nose. The most […]

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Scientists identify a trigger for type 1 diabetes in mice

Scientists identify a trigger for type 1 diabetes in mice

A discovery in mice suggests a new opportunity for reducing the incidence of type 1 diabetes. New research zooms in on a complex cellular mechanism that may explain what triggers type 1 diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is on the rise. Scientists are not exactly sure why this is, but the increase in new cases makes […]

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How to gain weight on the face

How to gain weight on the face

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What is the average time to run a mile?

What is the average time to run a mile?

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