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Everything you need to know about clear urine

Everything you need to know about clear urine

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Brain activity has role in human aging and longevity

Brain activity has role in human aging and longevity

For the first time, scientists have shown that brain activity has a significant influence on human life span. In a new study, they demonstrate how neural activity is higher in individuals with shorter life spans and lower in those who live longer lives. Neuronal activity is lower in people who live longer, according to new […]

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Which foods are beneficial for a healthy gut microbiome?

Which foods are beneficial for a healthy gut microbiome?

New research finds an association between healthy bacterial compositions and certain dietary patterns and food groups. What is more, the findings suggest that “diet is likely to become a significant and serious line of treatment” for conditions such as Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, and irritable bowel syndrome. New research examines different food groups and their […]

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Douching linked to dangerous chemicals in blood

Douching linked to dangerous chemicals in blood

Doctors generally advise women against vaginal douching, warning that this practice can upset the delicate balance of vaginal flora and increase the risk of infection. Now, a new study also shows that douching has associations with a higher blood concentration of harmful chemicals. A new study adds to the evidence that vaginal douches may be […]

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Healthful snacks can reduce feelings of fatigue

Healthful snacks can reduce feelings of fatigue

According to a new study, replacing sugar and saturated fat with vegetables can help reduce the impact of sleep deprivation. Replacing chips with carrots or apples can reduce feelings of fatigue. When we are exhausted but need to stay awake, many of us reach for a sugary snack. However, it is likely the more healthful […]

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Indapamide vs. thiazide diuretics

Indapamide vs. thiazide diuretics

What are the differences between indapamide and thiazide diuretics? Indapamide and thiazides are diuretics (water pills) used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure) and accumulation of excess fluid (edema), which may result from congestive heart failure. Side effects of indapamide and thiazide diuretics that are similar include low blood potassium (hypokalemia), muscle weakness, low blood […]

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New pain-blocking brain mechanism may relieve arthritis

New pain-blocking brain mechanism may relieve arthritis

Researchers have found that an experimental compound works in the amygdala to quell the pain of arthritis in rats. Share on PinterestExperiments in rodents suggest that pain relief in arthritis originates in the brain. Pain is an alert that something is wrong — unfortunately, the pain does not go away while the problem remains, and […]

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Metrogel (metronidazole) Side Effects

Metrogel (metronidazole) Side Effects

What is Metrogel (metronidazole), and what is it used for? Metrogel, Metrocream, and Metrogel Vaginal (metronidazole topical) is an antibiotic effective against anaerobic bacteria and certain parasites. Metrogel and Metrocream topical gel, cream, and lotion are used for treating rosacea. Metrogel Vaginal is used to treat bacterial vaginosis. It is not effective in treating Candidal […]

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Health Tip: Prioritizing Your Wellness

Health Tip: Prioritizing Your Wellness

(HealthDay News) — The strains of everyday life can affect overall health, says the National Safety Council. To focus on wellness each day, the council encourages you to: Take the stairs instead of the elevator. Go for a walk at lunch. Find nearby exercise classes. Choose healthy snacks. Take breaks to stand up and stretch. […]

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No Marijuana During Pregnancy; Not Enough CBD Info: Surgeon General

No Marijuana During Pregnancy; Not Enough CBD Info: Surgeon General

By Adam Townsend on 10/21/2019 2:41 PM Latest Pregnancy News Source: MedicineNet Health News Marijuana and its various distillates like cannabidiol (CBD) are increasingly popular among pregnant women dealing with morning sickness, but the U.S. Surgeon General has issued a strong warning against this practice. “Marijuana use during pregnancy can affect the developing fetus,” according […]