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New Drug of Last Resort Tackles Resistant HIV

New Drug of Last Resort Tackles Resistant HIV

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest HIV News THURSDAY, Aug. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, is typically a manageable infection, but medications that keep the virus at bay don’t work for everyone. Now, researchers have developed a new medication to help them. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the […]

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What to know about a watermelon allergy

What to know about a watermelon allergy

A watermelon allergy is rare, and symptoms include coughing, hives, and stomach cramping. A person can treat a mild allergic reaction with over-the-counter medication, but serious reactions may require emergency treatment. Learn more about an allergy to watermelon and how to handle it here.

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New ‘triple pill’ could eliminate high blood pressure

New ‘triple pill’ could eliminate high blood pressure

A new combination drug may have the potential to revolutionize hypertension treatment worldwide, after a clinical trial has declared it safe to use and very effective. A recent clinical trial has confirmed that a new pill can treat hypertension more effectively than traditional therapy. In a recent clinical trial led by researchers from the George […]

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Foods to eat for better sex

Foods to eat for better sex

Humans have looked for ways to improve their sexual experience for thousands of years, including trying to discover the best foods for sex. Scientists have linked a variety of foods with better sex. In this article, learn about which foods to eat to boost libido, improve stamina, and enhance your sex life. Foods for circulation […]

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Study Hints at Why Women Suffer More Migraines Than Men

Study Hints at Why Women Suffer More Migraines Than Men

Latest Migraine News TUESDAY, Aug. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — New insight into why women get more migraines than men could lead to better treatments, researchers say. The results of lab and animal experiments suggest changing levels of the female sex hormone estrogen make cells around a key nerve in the head and connected blood […]

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Diets ‘devoid of vegetable matter’ may cause colon cancer

Diets ‘devoid of vegetable matter’ may cause colon cancer

A new study emphasizes the importance to gut health of eating plenty of vegetables such as cabbage, broccoli, and kale. Eating brassicas such as collards, kale, and broccoli may protect against colon cancer. Researchers from the Francis Crick Institute in London, United Kingdom, found that keeping mice on a diet rich in a compound known […]

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Migraines are more common in women, but why?

Migraines are more common in women, but why?

Migraines are not typical headaches; they are extremely painful events and are often accompanied by nausea, blurred vision, or ultrasensitivity to smells, light, or sounds. These episodes can be debilitating and highly disruptive to day-to-day life. More women than men tend to experience them, and researchers ask why. New research looks to hormones to understand […]

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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 […]