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Treatment for Blood Cancers Shows Promise Against Solid Tumors

Treatment for Blood Cancers Shows Promise Against Solid Tumors

An immune system-boosting treatment used to fight blood cancers shows early promise in treating some solid tumors, researchers report. Latest Cancer News In CAR-T therapy, some of a patient’s own cells are genetically modified to to help them recognize and attack cancer. CAR-T was approved in 2017 for some leukemias and lymphomas, the Associated Press […]

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Under-the-Tongue Allergy Pills Replacing Shots for Many

Latest Allergies News TUESDAY, April 2, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Under-the-tongue allergy pills have quickly caught on as a way to treat hay fever and dust mite allergies, a new study finds. Allergy shots have been available for more than 100 years, while sublingual, or under-the-tongue, allergy pills were only approved for use in the […]

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5 reasons why sugar is bad for you

5 reasons why sugar is bad for you

Sugars are a type of simple carbohydrate that occur naturally in some foods and drinks. They are also an additive in certain foods and drinks. Consuming too much sugar can lead to health problems, such as increasing the risk of weight gain, diabetes, tooth cavities, and more. Many healthful food products, such as dairy products, […]

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Are air fryers healthy?

Are air fryers healthy?

Many sources claim that air fryers offer a healthful alternative for making fried foods. But what are the benefits and risks of cooking with an air fryer?Air fryers have had a recent surge in popularity due to a growing awareness of healthfulness and continuing demand for fried foods. People in America eat more potatoes than […]

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What happens when you eat fast food?

What happens when you eat fast food?

The term “fast food” generally refers to food that people intend to consume quickly, either on- or off-site. There is plenty of well-researched evidence demonstrating the various negative health effects of eating and overeating fast food, in both the short- and long-term. Many fast food establishments now list the number of calories each of their […]

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Can CBD help treat depression?

Can CBD help treat depression?

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a natural compound that has gained popularity in recent years, thanks in part to a growing body of research into its potential health benefits, which may include treating depression. The initial results of some studies into CBD and depression look promising. CBD is one of over 100 compounds called cannabinoids, which […]

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What does the color of period blood mean?

What does the color of period blood mean?

The color of a person’s period blood can relay vital health information. For example, orange or grey blood can sometimes indicate a vaginal infection. During menstruation, the body sheds tissue and blood from the uterus through the vagina. This bloody discharge can vary from bright red to dark brown or black depending on how old […]

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Causes and treatment of finger pain

Causes and treatment of finger pain

Finger pain can affect joint mobility and impact a person’s ability to carry out everyday activities. Causes of finger pain can include injuries, infections, tendon problems, and arthritis. In this article, we explore some of the potential causes of finger pain and their treatments. We also cover when to see a doctor and some self-care […]

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What to know about tumor necrosis factor

What to know about tumor necrosis factor

Tumor necrosis factor is a protein found in the human body. Doctors link it with many inflammatory conditions, including forms of arthritis. In a healthy person, tumor necrosis factor (TNF) helps the body to fight off infections. In people with autoimmune diseases, however, high levels of TNF in the blood can cause unnecessary inflammation, resulting […]