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Stroke Causes, Warning Signs, Symptoms, and Treatments

Stroke Causes, Warning Signs, Symptoms, and Treatments

What are the types of stroke? Strokes are usually classified by what mechanism caused the loss of the blood supply, either ischemic or hemorrhagic. A stroke may also be described by what part of the brain was affected (for example, a right temporal stroke) and what part of the body stopped working (stroke affecting the […]

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In a World First, Drone Delivers Kidney for Transplant

In a World First, Drone Delivers Kidney for Transplant

Latest Digestion News MONDAY, April 29, 2019 (HealthDay News) — In what researchers are calling a groundbreaking achievement, an unmanned drone delivered a new kidney for a 44-year-old Baltimore woman. On April 19, the aircraft delivered the donor kidney that was successfully transplanted by a surgical team at the University of Maryland Medical Center in […]

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4 Strategies to Cope With a Food Craving

4 Strategies to Cope With a Food Craving

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Diet & Weight Management News TUESDAY, April 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Sticking with a diet starts with having a plan that maps out meals and snacks based on foods that help you feel full longer. After all, if you feel satisfied, you’ll be less likely to rummage through your […]

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Newer Diabetes Drug Shows Promise in Kids, Teens

Newer Diabetes Drug Shows Promise in Kids, Teens

Latest Diabetes News TUESDAY, April 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A type 2 diabetes drug for adults also controls blood sugar levels in children and teens with the disease, researchers report. Type 2 diabetes is on the rise among children and teens, but they have fewer treatment choices than adults, the study authors said. Currently, […]

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One High Dose of Radiation May Be Enough for Early Prostate Cancer

One High Dose of Radiation May Be Enough for Early Prostate Cancer

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News TUESDAY, April 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Treating men with low-risk prostate cancer with just one high dose of radiation may be safe and effective, British researchers report. Therapy for prostate cancer typically involves low-dose radiation given over several days or weeks. Conversely, high-dose radiation is given once […]

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Health Tip: Managing Nausea for Cancer Patients

Health Tip: Managing Nausea for Cancer Patients

(HealthDay News) — Nausea among people with cancer may have causes from bacteria in food to chemotherapy, says the American Cancer Society. Latest Cancer News To help manage nausea, people with cancer can: Slowly drink clear, cold liquids. Suck on hard candy with pleasant smells. Avoid fatty, fried, spicy or very sweet foods. Raise calories […]

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Asthma Inhalers Incorrectly Used by Most Kids in Study

Asthma Inhalers Incorrectly Used by Most Kids in Study

Latest Asthma News TUESDAY, April 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Asthma inhalers can’t do the job if they’re not used correctly. And that’s an issue for many children, U.S. researchers say. “We know from past studies that both parents and children overestimate the ability of children to properly use their inhaler,” said study author Dr. […]

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Benlysta Approved for Children With Lupus

MONDAY, April 29, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The intravenous drug Benlysta (belimumab) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat children with lupus, a chronic disease that triggers inflammation and damages tissues and organs throughout the body. Latest Arthritis News Approved for adults since 2011, Benlysta is the first lupus treatment […]

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Psoriasis on black skin: What to know

Psoriasis on black skin: What to know

Psoriasis is a skin condition that causes some areas of skin to develop lesions. The appearance of psoriasis varies across different skin tones, and it can be more challenging to diagnose on black skin. Psoriasis lesions tend to be thick and crusty, and they often form on the scalp, elbows, knees, and back. In this […]