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Heart Tissue May Be Harmed by Heavy Drinking: Study

Heart Tissue May Be Harmed by Heavy Drinking: Study

Latest Heart News TUESDAY, Dec. 24, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Heavy drinking may damage heart tissue, researchers warn. Previous studies have shown that heavy drinking increases the risk of heart failure, high blood pressure, heart attack, stroke and heart rhythm disorders, but there has been little study into why it poses such a risk to […]

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The Pluses of ‘Steady-State’ Training

The Pluses of ‘Steady-State’ Training

Latest Exercise & Fitness News By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Dec. 25, 2019 (HealthDay News) — It’s hard to escape all the fanfare surrounding HIIT, or high-intensity interval training, which prevents plateaus by keeping your body at your max heart rate for very short intervals. But another training approach called steady-state training, or SST, may […]

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Health Tip: Home Care for Stomach Cramps

Health Tip: Home Care for Stomach Cramps

Latest Digestion News Removing Appendix Puts You at Parkinson’s Risk Hepatitis A Infections Soaring: CDC Health Tip: Reduce Excess Gas Health Tip: Signs of Hemorrhoids First Time, Drone Delivers Kidney for Transplant Want More News? Sign Up for MedicineNet Newsletters! (HealthDay News) — Stomach cramps typically refer to abdominal pain or discomfort between your chest […]

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Drug-Induced Liver Disease

Drug-Induced Liver Disease

What is the treatment for drug-induced liver disease? The most important treatment for drug-induced liver disease is stopping the drug that is causing the liver disease. In most patients, signs and symptoms of liver disease will resolve and blood tests will become normal and there will be no long-term liver damage. There are exceptions, however. […]

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The Financial Reward of Slimming Down

The Financial Reward of Slimming Down

Latest Diet & Weight Management News By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Dec. 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you’re overweight or obese, shedding pounds can help improve your health and your longevity. What’s more, doing so may also significantly boost your bank balance. Researchers at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore wanted to know how a […]

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Health Tip: Signs of a Herniated Disc

Health Tip: Signs of a Herniated Disc

Latest Chronic Pain News Could CBD Treat Opioid Addiction? Less Pain, More Car Crashes: Legalized Marijuana Hypnotherapy, Alternative to Opioids for Pain? Scientists Spot Unexpected Player in Fibromyalgia 1 in 4 American Workers Struggles With Back Pain Want More News? Sign Up for MedicineNet Newsletters! (HealthDay News) — The bones that form your spine are […]

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Could You Be Allergic to Additives?

Latest Allergies News By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Dec. 25, 2019 (HealthDay News) — You suddenly break out in a rash or your throat gets scratchy. You assume you’re allergic to something … maybe pollen or a detergent. But could you be allergic to something in your food or medicine, and how could you tell? […]

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What causes uncontrolled laughter in epilepsy?

What causes uncontrolled laughter in epilepsy?

A rare form of epilepsy can be characterized by seizures of uncontrolled laughter. What is the root cause, and can doctors address it? A new case study answers this question. Share on PinterestA case study found that an individual’s uncontrolled bursts of laughter resulted from a rare form of epilepsy. Gelastic seizure, or gelastic epilepsy, […]

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How to stay healthy on Christmas Day

How to stay healthy on Christmas Day

It’s Christmas Day, and you want to enjoy yourself — that’s only natural. In this feature, we provide some quick tips that will allow you to have the fun you are hoping for without affecting your health too significantly. Share on PinterestChristmas does not need to overturn healthful living completely. The holiday period is, commonly, […]

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Aspirin: Friend or foe after breast cancer?

Aspirin: Friend or foe after breast cancer?

Many studies have suggested that women who take aspirin may have a lower risk of breast cancer. But how does this common anti-inflammatory affect the health outcomes of women who have already received treatment for the disease? Share on PinterestResearchers have been working to find out why aspirin use is linked to such a wide […]