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Internet Craze Highlighted in Super Bowl Ad

Internet Craze Highlighted in Super Bowl Ad

An internet craze known as ASMR (autonomous sensory meridian response) was highlighted in a Super Bowl commercial that’s already attracted more than 10 million views. Latest Mental Health News The ad featured calming images of actress Zoe Kravitz whispering into a pair of microphones and softly tapping on a bottle, the AP reported. Some people […]

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Is Brexit a Health Hazard?

Is Brexit a Health Hazard?

Latest Heart News FRIDAY, Feb. 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Thousands more deaths from heart disease and stroke could occur in England if Brexit goes ahead, researchers warn. Fruits and vegetables play an important role in heart health, and the United Kingdom is highly dependent on imported produce, the authors of a new study explained. […]

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Exercise Your Right to Fight Disease

Exercise Your Right to Fight Disease

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News MONDAY, Feb. 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Research consistently tells you just how important exercise is for health. It can help head off heart disease, stroke, diabetes and many types of cancer, including breast and colon cancers. A report published in the New England Journal of […]

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Unraveling the Mystery of Hiccups

Unraveling the Mystery of Hiccups

Latest Digestion News SATURDAY, Feb. 2, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Most everyone gets them, but no one really knows why. Hiccups are a reflexive spasm of the diaphragm, and they can happen to anyone from newborns to the elderly. It’s even common for babies in the womb to be seen hiccuping on ultrasounds, according to […]

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‘Mindfulness’ Might Help Some Conquer Chronic Pain

‘Mindfulness’ Might Help Some Conquer Chronic Pain

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Chronic Pain News FRIDAY, Feb. 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Instead of popping a painkiller, a little mindful yoga might go a long way toward easing longstanding pain, a new study suggests. The review of 21 clinical trials involving nearly 2,000 people looked at the effects of two drug-free options […]

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Obesity-Linked Cancers On the Rise Among Young Americans

Obesity-Linked Cancers On the Rise Among Young Americans

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News MONDAY, Feb. 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — As more young American adults struggle with extra weight, they are paying an even steeper price as the rates of obesity-related cancers rise in this age group. Obesity has already been linked to rising rates of type 2 diabetes, heart disease […]

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Head, Neck Cancers Up Among 9-11 Responders: Study

Head, Neck Cancers Up Among 9-11 Responders: Study

Latest Cancer News FRIDAY, Feb. 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Head and neck cancers among a group of first responders to the 9/11 World Trade Center terrorist attacks are significantly higher than expected, a new study says. Rutgers University researchers found that diagnoses of these cancers increased 40 percent in a group of WTC workers […]

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Are we facing a Parkinson’s pandemic?

Are we facing a Parkinson’s pandemic?

According to one new study paper, evidence is emerging that Parkinson’s disease is becoming a pandemic. The authors discuss their concerns and the challenges ahead. Parkinson’s is on the rise, but can we slow its march? Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative condition. Primarily affecting the motor regions of the central nervous system, symptoms tend to […]

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How skin cancer becomes invasive

How skin cancer becomes invasive

In a study on mouse models and human tissue, researchers have revealed how aggressive forms of skin cancer are able to co-opt the immune system to become invasive. Knowing this could lead to better, more effective treatments. A study reveals the key factors that allow melanoma to become invasive. New research, the findings of which […]