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How Fast You Walk Might Show How Fast You’re Aging

How Fast You Walk Might Show How Fast You’re Aging

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Senior Health News FRIDAY, Oct. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Middle-aged folks who worry about healthy aging would do well to keep an eye on their walking speed. Turns out that the walking speed of 45-year-olds is a pretty solid marker of how their brains and bodies are aging, a […]

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Frequent Male Pot Use Linked to Early Miscarriages

Frequent Male Pot Use Linked to Early Miscarriages

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Pregnancy News MONDAY, Oct. 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Men who use marijuana at least once a week are twice as likely to see their partner’s pregnancy end in miscarriage, compared to those who use no pot, new research suggests. Miscarriages related to frequent male pot use tended to occur […]

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Health Tip: Pregnancy and Amusement Park Rides

Health Tip: Pregnancy and Amusement Park Rides

(HealthDay News) — Pregnant women should not ride roller coasters or other jarring rides at the amusement park, says the American Pregnancy Association. Latest Pregnancy News The rapid starts and stops and jerky motions that characterize these rides can lead to premature separation of the placenta, the group says. Premature separation has occurred among many […]

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Royal Couples Add Voices to Mental Health PSA

Royal Couples Add Voices to Mental Health PSA

FRIDAY, Oct. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A new mental health PSA in England is voiced by royal couples Prince Harry/Meghan Markle and Prince William/Kate Middleton and features celebrities such as Glenn Close and Gillian Anderson. Latest Mental Health News The PSA is called #EveryMindMatters and aims to “help people take simple steps to look […]

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Flagyl (metronidazole) Side Effects

Flagyl (metronidazole) Side Effects

Flagyl (metronidazole) side effects list for healthcare professionals The following reactions have been reported during treatment with metronidazole: Central Nervous System The most serious adverse reactions reported in patients treated with metronidazole have been convulsive seizures, encephalopathy, aseptic meningitis, optic and peripheral neuropathy, the latter characterized mainly by numbness or paresthesia of an extremity. Since […]

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AHA News: Women and Men Tolerate Heart Transplants Equally Well, But Men May Get Better Hearts

AHA News: Women and Men Tolerate Heart Transplants Equally Well, But Men May Get Better Hearts

Latest Heart News FRIDAY, Oct. 11, 2019 (American Heart Association News) — Women are just as likely as men to survive after a heart transplant despite often getting poorer-quality donor hearts, new research shows. The findings, published this week in the American Heart Association journal Circulation: Heart Failure, sought to shed new light on what […]

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Don’t Let SAD Get the Better of You

Don’t Let SAD Get the Better of You

Latest Depression News SUNDAY, Oct. 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you suffer from the winter blues, there are things you can do to make the season less depressing. Clinically known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD), it happens when there is less sunlight during the day, according to Jeannie Larson, an assistant professor at the […]

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Is Melanoma Suspected? Get 2nd Opinion From Specialist, Study Says

Is Melanoma Suspected? Get 2nd Opinion From Specialist, Study Says

Latest Cancer News FRIDAY, Oct. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Melanoma is the most lethal type of skin cancer, and a new study finds that the diagnosis of a suspect lesion gains accuracy when a specialist pathologist is brought on board. Many patients with melanoma are first diagnosed by general practitioners, dermatologists or plastic surgeons. […]