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Atopic Dermatitis

Atopic Dermatitis

What is the treatment for atopic dermatitis? If the disease does not respond to mild local over-the-counter treatment then a physician is required. With proper treatment, most symptoms can be brought under control within three weeks. Topical corticosteroid creams and ointments are the most frequently used treatment. Since many of these are quite potent it […]

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Health Tip: Stopping Nosebleeds

Health Tip: Stopping Nosebleeds

(HealthDay News) — Nosebleeds often occur from a leaky blood vessel in the nose, says Harvard Medical School. Latest Prevention & Wellness News Here’s a description of a pinching technique to relieve a nosebleed: Nod your head forward. Place your thumb on one side of your nose and your forefinger on the other. Pinch your […]

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Why More Patients Are Surviving an Aneurysm

Why More Patients Are Surviving an Aneurysm

Latest Neurology News MONDAY, April 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — New treatments mean aneurysms are no longer an automatic death sentence, specialists say. Aneurysms are a weakening or bulging of blood vessels that can rupture and become life-threatening. They can occur anywhere in the body, but are most common in the brain, or in the […]

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Kids Can Get UTIs, Too

Kids Can Get UTIs, Too

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News TUESDAY, April 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Adults aren’t the only ones susceptible to urinary tract infections, or UTIs. They can occur in kids, even infants, if bacteria get into the urinary tract, often from the bowel. Any child can get a UTI. But some kids are […]

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Health Tip: Signs of Dyslexia in Preschoolers

Health Tip: Signs of Dyslexia in Preschoolers

(HealthDay News) — Signs of dyslexia can appear in a child’s earliest years. For parents and teachers, looking for signs in preschoolers can help for early intervention, says the Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity. Latest Healthy Kids News Preschoolers with dyslexia may: Have trouble learning nursery rhymes. Show difficulty learning the alphabet. Mispronounce familiar […]

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Peripheral Vascular Disease

Peripheral Vascular Disease

How does atherosclerosis cause disease? Atherosclerosis causes disease in two ways. 1) Atherosclerosis can limit the ability of the narrowed arteries to increase delivery of blood and oxygen to the to tissues of the body during times when oxygen demand needs to be increased, for example, during exertion; or 2) complete obstruction of an artery […]

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Israeli Team Announces First 3D-Printed Heart Using Human Cells

Israeli Team Announces First 3D-Printed Heart Using Human Cells

Latest Heart News MONDAY, April 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The world’s first complete 3D printer-generated heart, made using the patient’s own cells and materials, has been created in a lab. Until now, success has been limited to printing only simple tissues without blood vessels. “This is the first time anyone anywhere has successfully engineered […]

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A New Twist to Work Your Obliques

A New Twist to Work Your Obliques

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News TUESDAY, April 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Obliques are the muscles that run along the sides of your torso, from the lower eight ribs to the front of the hip bone. They contract when you rotate your torso, so a great way to develop them is […]