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Why Weight Gain Often Comes With Age

Why Weight Gain Often Comes With Age

Latest Senior Health News MONDAY, Sept. 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — It happens to most aging Americans: Excess pounds pile on, despite efforts to eat right and exercise. Now, research in fat cells reveals why it’s so tough to stay slim as you get older. The new findings could point to new ways to treat […]

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Health Tip: Cast Care

Health Tip: Cast Care

(HealthDay News) — Broken bones and injured tendons or ligaments can cause significant pain. Casts and splints are designed to help relieve this pain by limiting movement, says the American Academy of Family Physicians. Latest Prevention & Wellness News To care for your cast properly, the AAFP offers these suggestions: Cover your cast with a […]

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Prostatitis (Inflammation of the Prostate Gland)

Prostatitis (Inflammation of the Prostate Gland)

Prostatitis definition and facts Prostatitis is inflammation of the prostate gland. The inflammation can be due to an infection as well as other various causes. Prostatitis accounts for nearly 2 million visits per year to outpatient urology practices in the United States. Ten to twelve percent of all men experience prostatitis symptoms. Prostatitis is the […]

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HRT Could Benefit Younger Women After Hysterectomy

HRT Could Benefit Younger Women After Hysterectomy

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Menopause News MONDAY, Sept. 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Estrogen therapy may help younger women live longer after having their uterus and ovaries surgically removed, new research reports. The study found that when women under 60 received hormone replacement therapy (HRT) after surgery, their risk of dying during the 18-year […]

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Treatment for Very-Preterm Infants May Lead to Antibiotic Resistance

Treatment for Very-Preterm Infants May Lead to Antibiotic Resistance

Latest Healthy Kids News MONDAY, Sept. 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Medical advances have enabled some babies who are born extremely early to survive, but they may need ongoing health care, including prolonged use of antibiotics. Now, a new study finds long-term antibiotic treatment puts preterm infants at risk of developing multidrug-resistant gut bacteria, which […]

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Arrhythmia

Arrhythmia

Introduction to Arrhythmia An irregular heartbeat is an arrhythmia (also called dysrhythmia). Heart rates can also be irregular. A normal heart rate is 50 to 100 beats per minute. Arrhythmias and abnormal heart rates don’t necessarily occur together. Arrhythmias can occur with a normal heart rate, or with heart rates that are slow (called bradyarrhythmias […]

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Having HIV May Heighten Stroke Risk

Having HIV May Heighten Stroke Risk

Latest HIV News MONDAY, Sept. 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — People with HIV have a greatly increased risk of a common heart rhythm disorder that’s a leading cause of stroke, a new study shows. The increased risk of atrial fibrillation (AF) from HIV is similar to or higher than known risk factors such as diabetes […]