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Does the rotavirus vaccine prevent type 1 diabetes?

Does the rotavirus vaccine prevent type 1 diabetes?

Scientists have highlighted a possible link between infection with rotavirus and an increased risk of developing type 1 diabetes. Undergoing vaccination against the pathogen may be an effective way to prevent the condition. Could a routine childhood vaccination reduce the incidence of type 1 diabetes? Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune condition. The exact reason […]

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Mindfulness could boost opioid use disorder treatment

Mindfulness could boost opioid use disorder treatment

Thousands of people experience negative health outcomes from the overuse or misuse of opioids, a drug class that includes both illegal substances, such as heroin, and prescription medicines for pain relief. Can mindfulness boost the effects of traditional treatments that relieve opioid cravings? New research suggests that mindfulness can help reduce cravings for opioids. The […]

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Dry eye disease: New treatment on the horizon

Dry eye disease: New treatment on the horizon

Dry eye disease is one of the most common eye disorders in the United States. Although treatment is available, it does not work for everyone. A new antibody based eye drop may be the answer. Dry eye disease is surprisingly common, and some cases can be difficult to treat. Although scientists do not know the […]

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Metal Pieces Found in Taco Bell Beef

Metal Pieces Found in Taco Bell Beef

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) — About 2.3 million pounds of seasoned beef taco and burrito filling was removed from Taco Bell outlets in 21 states after metal pieces were found in the beef, the company said Tuesday. Latest Infectious Disease News The problem came to the attention of federal regulators on Saturday, after […]

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Corns

Corns

Corns and Other Common Causes of Foot Pain Symptoms and signs of aching feet Because we expose our feet to potential injury in our daily lives by walking, we have all experienced pains in the feet at one time or another. There are many common causes of foot pains, such as blisters and corns. There […]

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Chlamydia Can Harm Male Fertility

Chlamydia Can Harm Male Fertility

Latest Sexual Health News TUESDAY, Oct. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Undiagnosed chlamydia infection can harm male fertility, a new study suggests. “Chlamydia infection has been associated with women’s infertility but much less is known about its impact on male infertility, particularly if men do not experience symptoms, which is estimated to be in about […]

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When Baby Makes Four

When Baby Makes Four

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Pregnancy News TUESDAY, Oct. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — When people in non-monogamous relationships decide to have a baby, they may find that hospitals are not ready to handle their childbirth needs, a new study suggests. The study is among the first to look into the health care experiences of […]

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Good News, Bad News on Concussions in High School Sports

Good News, Bad News on Concussions in High School Sports

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Neurology News TUESDAY, Oct. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — New research on concussions reports mixed news for kids playing high school sports. The good news? Concussions are down during football practices. And the number of recurrent concussions is down in all sports. The bad news? Concussions are on the rise […]