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Stage 4 melanoma: What you need to know

Stage 4 melanoma: What you need to know

Melanoma is a cancer of the skin cells. In stage 4 melanoma, the cancer is advanced and has spread from its place of origin to other parts of the body, such as the lungs, brain, or liver. As it spreads, stage 4 melanoma can be challenging to treat. Advanced forms of melanoma are the third […]

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Vision loss in glaucoma may be due to immune response

Vision loss in glaucoma may be due to immune response

In glaucoma, pressure builds up inside the eye and damages the optic nerve, which leads to vision loss. However, scientists note that even in some people treated for the pressure buildup, who regain regular intraocular pressure, vision loss still occurs. New research finds out why that is. Scientists uncover a hidden culprit in glaucoma: the […]

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Tinnitus

Tinnitus

Tinnitus Symptoms Together with other abnormal ear noises, ear ringing is medically called tinnitus. People with tinnitus perceive sounds when no sound is present like: buzzing, roaring, and pulsating sounds. Read more about tinnitus and ringing in your ears symptoms » What causes tinnitus? Tinnitus is a symptom, not a disease, and it has a […]

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Which fruits should you eat during pregnancy?

Eating a healthful diet is particularly important during pregnancy. The right nutrients help the fetus to develop and grow as it should. Pregnant women should eat a variety of fruits to provide them with healthful nutrients that may also help to relieve their symptoms. Learn which fruits to eat during pregnancy here.

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Experimental drug may treat ‘undruggable’ cancers

Experimental drug may treat ‘undruggable’ cancers

Many cancers are hard to treat because they share a faulty cell-signaling pathway that is very difficult to target. Could one new experimental drug on the brink of human trials be the much-needed breakthrough? A new experimental drug could be a significant breakthrough in cancer treatment. The cell-signaling pathway is called RAS/MAPK and it influences […]

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What can cause cramps after menopause?

What can cause cramps after menopause?

Many people experience pelvic cramps as part of their menstrual period. But cramping may still occur after menopause and can sometimes be a sign of an underlying condition, such as uterine fibroids, endometriosis, constipation, or ovarian or uterine cancers. In this article, we look at the possible causes of cramps after menopause, as well as […]

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Make Your Next Camping or Hiking Trip Trouble-free

Make Your Next Camping or Hiking Trip Trouble-free

Latest Travel Health News SATURDAY, Aug. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Planning ahead is the key to staying healthy and safe when you go hiking or camping, experts say. “‘Be prepared’ is the Boy Scout motto, and it is one of the best ways to avoid pitfalls and make the most of any hiking or […]

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Skin cancer may predict future cancers

Skin cancer may predict future cancers

According to a new study, people who have multiple incidences of a common type of skin cancer are at an increased risk of developing a range of other cancers. Skin cancer may help assess an individual’s risk of developing other cancers. Skin cancer is by far the most common cancer; there are a number of […]

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What are the health benefits of cranberry juice?

What are the health benefits of cranberry juice?

Some research has found that cranberry juice may prevent infections, delay or reduce the severity of chronic disease, and prevent age-related oxidative damage. For most healthy people, cranberry juice is safe. Cranberry juice can temporarily make conditions, such as acid reflux, worse because it is mildly acidic. Some people find that cranberry juice leaves an […]