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Are dogs better at detecting cancer ‘than advanced technology?’

Are dogs better at detecting cancer ‘than advanced technology?’

Because dogs have an extremely sensitive sense of smell, researchers are increasingly interested in finding out whether they can detect disease. One new study working with beagles has found that they can successfully “sniff out” lung cancer with extremely high accuracy. Beagles are not just friendly and extremely cuddly; they can accurately detect cancer. Recent […]

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Ketorolac vs. naproxen (Aleve)

Ketorolac vs. naproxen (Aleve)

Ketorolac vs. naproxen (Aleve): What’s the difference? Ketorolac and naproxen are nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) used to treat varying levels of pain. Ketorolac is used for short-term management (up to 5 days) of moderately severe acute pain that otherwise would require narcotics. Naproxen is used to treat mild to moderate pain, inflammation, and fever. Brand […]

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Lonely Baby Boomers Driving Surge in Plastic Surgery

Lonely Baby Boomers Driving Surge in Plastic Surgery

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Skin News WEDNESDAY, June 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Face-lifts and hair transplants. Chin implants and forehead lifts and lip augmentation. Baby boomers hoping to retain their youth — and maybe get back into the dating scene — are seeking plastic surgery in ever-increasing numbers, according to the American Society […]

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Help for Impotence Starts With Frank Talk With Doctor

Help for Impotence Starts With Frank Talk With Doctor

Latest Sexual Health News TUESDAY, June 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Erectile dysfunction is often treatable, but many men hesitate to discuss it with their doctor. What’s more, doctors don’t often bring it up with their patients, according to Dr. Susan MacDonald, a urological surgeon at Penn State Health Hershey Medical Center. “I think it’s […]

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Health Tip: Treating OCD

Health Tip: Treating OCD

(HealthDay News) — Obsessive-compulsive disorder is characterized by repetitive, unwanted thoughts and irrational, excessive urges to complete certain actions. Latest Mental Health News People with OCD are often unable to stop the thoughts and behaviors without help, says the National Alliance on Mental Illness. For many people with OCD, medicine and therapy are successful when […]

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Ketorolac vs. ibuprofen (Advil)

Ketorolac vs. ibuprofen (Advil)

What are the side effects of ketorolac and ibuprofen? Ketorolac Common side effects from ketorolac include: Rare side effects of ketorolac include: Serious side effects of ketorolac include: Stomach ulcers Intestinal bleeding Reduced kidney function Liver failure Other serious adverse events include: NSAIDs reduce the ability of blood to clot and, therefore, increase bleeding after […]

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Digestive enzymes vs. omeprazole (Prilosec)

Digestive enzymes vs. omeprazole (Prilosec)

Digestive enzymes vs. omeprazole (Prilosec): What’s the difference? Pancreatic enzyme products (PEPs) and omeprazole (Prilosec) are used to treat different types of gastrointestinal problems. Pancreatic enzyme products are used when the pancreas is unable to produce enough digestive enzymes to treat people with pancreatic diseases, such as cystic fibrosis, Shwachman-Diamond syndrome, chronic pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer […]