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Migraines are more common in women, but why?

Migraines are more common in women, but why?

Migraines are not typical headaches; they are extremely painful events and are often accompanied by nausea, blurred vision, or ultrasensitivity to smells, light, or sounds. These episodes can be debilitating and highly disruptive to day-to-day life. More women than men tend to experience them, and researchers ask why. New research looks to hormones to understand […]

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Vision loss in glaucoma may be due to immune response

Vision loss in glaucoma may be due to immune response

In glaucoma, pressure builds up inside the eye and damages the optic nerve, which leads to vision loss. However, scientists note that even in some people treated for the pressure buildup, who regain regular intraocular pressure, vision loss still occurs. New research finds out why that is. Scientists uncover a hidden culprit in glaucoma: the […]

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Tinnitus

Tinnitus

Tinnitus Symptoms Together with other abnormal ear noises, ear ringing is medically called tinnitus. People with tinnitus perceive sounds when no sound is present like: buzzing, roaring, and pulsating sounds. Read more about tinnitus and ringing in your ears symptoms » What causes tinnitus? Tinnitus is a symptom, not a disease, and it has a […]

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Which fruits should you eat during pregnancy?

Eating a healthful diet is particularly important during pregnancy. The right nutrients help the fetus to develop and grow as it should. Pregnant women should eat a variety of fruits to provide them with healthful nutrients that may also help to relieve their symptoms. Learn which fruits to eat during pregnancy here.

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Experimental drug may treat ‘undruggable’ cancers

Experimental drug may treat ‘undruggable’ cancers

Many cancers are hard to treat because they share a faulty cell-signaling pathway that is very difficult to target. Could one new experimental drug on the brink of human trials be the much-needed breakthrough? A new experimental drug could be a significant breakthrough in cancer treatment. The cell-signaling pathway is called RAS/MAPK and it influences […]

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A soy-based diet could help strengthen bones

A soy-based diet could help strengthen bones

A new study has investigated the impact of dietary soy on bone strength in postmenopausal women. The authors conclude that eating more soy might in fact strengthen bones in women of all ages. Could soy improve bone health in women? The reduction in bone density and strength that is common in postmenopausal women is of […]

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Treating pain with magnetic fields

Treating pain with magnetic fields

Scientists have designed a hydrogel loaded with magnetic particles and laboratory-grown neurons. By applying magnetic force, the researchers were able to reduce the pain signaling of the neurons. When applied to neurons, a magnetic field can reduce the cells’ pain signals, suggests a new study. In the United States, chronic pain is “the most common […]

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Boxers vs. Briefs and Your Chances of Becoming a Dad

Boxers vs. Briefs and Your Chances of Becoming a Dad

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Men’s Health News WEDNESDAY, Aug. 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Attention guys: Your tighty whities may not be doing your sperm any favors. Men who wear tight-fitting briefs have sperm counts that suffer in comparison to men who wear boxers, according to results from the largest study to date on […]