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Brain Damage Changes Over Time in Boxers, MMA Fighters

Brain Damage Changes Over Time in Boxers, MMA Fighters

Latest Neurology News TUESDAY, Dec. 24, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Brain damage occurs in boxers and mixed martial arts fighters alike, but it unfolds differently as these athletes age, a new study finds. Among current fighters, the loss of brain volume results from tearing of nerve fibers as the brain moves inside the skull. Among […]

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Is Green the Feel-Good Color of the Holidays?

Is Green the Feel-Good Color of the Holidays?

Latest Mental Health News MONDAY, Dec. 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) — There’s one type of green Christmas that’s likely to bring joy to gift-givers and recipients alike, a new Canadian study suggests. That’s one based on green consumerism — a push to buy gifts produced in ways that protect the natural environment. For this study, […]

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More U.S. Teens Are Overdosing on Valium, Xanax

More U.S. Teens Are Overdosing on Valium, Xanax

Latest Mental Health News By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Dec. 24, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The number of kids overdosing on commonly prescribed anxiety medications such as Xanax, Valium or Ativan has risen dramatically during the past decade, a new study shows. Child and teenage ODs caused by these benzodiazepine drugs increased by 54% between […]

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Heart Tissue May Be Harmed by Heavy Drinking: Study

Heart Tissue May Be Harmed by Heavy Drinking: Study

Latest Heart News TUESDAY, Dec. 24, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Heavy drinking may damage heart tissue, researchers warn. Previous studies have shown that heavy drinking increases the risk of heart failure, high blood pressure, heart attack, stroke and heart rhythm disorders, but there has been little study into why it poses such a risk to […]

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The Pluses of ‘Steady-State’ Training

The Pluses of ‘Steady-State’ Training

Latest Exercise & Fitness News By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Dec. 25, 2019 (HealthDay News) — It’s hard to escape all the fanfare surrounding HIIT, or high-intensity interval training, which prevents plateaus by keeping your body at your max heart rate for very short intervals. But another training approach called steady-state training, or SST, may […]

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Health Tip: Home Care for Stomach Cramps

Health Tip: Home Care for Stomach Cramps

Latest Digestion News Removing Appendix Puts You at Parkinson’s Risk Hepatitis A Infections Soaring: CDC Health Tip: Reduce Excess Gas Health Tip: Signs of Hemorrhoids First Time, Drone Delivers Kidney for Transplant Want More News? Sign Up for MedicineNet Newsletters! (HealthDay News) — Stomach cramps typically refer to abdominal pain or discomfort between your chest […]

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Drug-Induced Liver Disease

Drug-Induced Liver Disease

What is the treatment for drug-induced liver disease? The most important treatment for drug-induced liver disease is stopping the drug that is causing the liver disease. In most patients, signs and symptoms of liver disease will resolve and blood tests will become normal and there will be no long-term liver damage. There are exceptions, however. […]

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The Financial Reward of Slimming Down

The Financial Reward of Slimming Down

Latest Diet & Weight Management News By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Dec. 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you’re overweight or obese, shedding pounds can help improve your health and your longevity. What’s more, doing so may also significantly boost your bank balance. Researchers at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore wanted to know how a […]

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Health Tip: Signs of a Herniated Disc

Health Tip: Signs of a Herniated Disc

Latest Chronic Pain News Could CBD Treat Opioid Addiction? Less Pain, More Car Crashes: Legalized Marijuana Hypnotherapy, Alternative to Opioids for Pain? Scientists Spot Unexpected Player in Fibromyalgia 1 in 4 American Workers Struggles With Back Pain Want More News? Sign Up for MedicineNet Newsletters! (HealthDay News) — The bones that form your spine are […]