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Machine Could Expand Pool of Livers for Donation

Machine Could Expand Pool of Livers for Donation

Latest Digestion News TUESDAY, Jan. 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Researchers report they have developed a machine that can repair injured livers and keep them alive outside the body for up to a week. They said the machine could one day increase the number of livers available for transplant and save the lives of many […]

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What Works Best to Help Men With Overactive Bladder?

What Works Best to Help Men With Overactive Bladder?

Latest Digestion News By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Jan. 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Learning how to control the urge to urinate may be all the therapy men need to treat an overactive bladder, a new study suggests. A combination of drugs and behavioral therapy seems to work better than drugs alone, but behavioral therapy […]

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Nearly 20 Years Later, Cancer Rates Higher in 9/11 First Responders

Nearly 20 Years Later, Cancer Rates Higher in 9/11 First Responders

Latest Cancer News By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Jan. 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Nearly two decades after terrorists attacked New York’s World Trade Center, certain cancers are striking police and recovery workers who saved lives, recovered bodies and cleaned up the wreckage. This particular group of responders appears to have an increased risk of […]

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10 causes of an itchy face

10 causes of an itchy face

A person may experience an itching sensation, or pruritus, on their face for a number of different reasons. Although pruritus can occur due to visible conditions, such as psoriasis or an insect bite, it might also indicate the presence of an underlying condition. This article will look at the different causes of pruritus on the […]

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Bacitracin vs. Neosporin: What’s the difference?

Bacitracin vs. Neosporin: What’s the difference?

Neosporin is a brand of triple-antibiotic ointment. It contains bacitracin zinc, neomycin sulfate, and polymyxin B sulfate. Bacitracin ointment is also available, and it does not include the other two antibiotics. While both types of cream can help treat minor scratches, cuts, and burns, many people are allergic to bacitracin. Antibiotic ointments can help reduce […]

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What are the symptoms of breast cancer?

What are the symptoms of breast cancer?

Some forms of breast cancer cause no symptoms in the initial stages, so it is crucial to attend regular screenings. As with other forms of cancer, a person’s outlook is more favorable when a doctor detects the disease early. According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), the most common sign of breast cancer is a […]

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What to know about oscillopsia

What to know about oscillopsia

Oscillopsia is the sensation that the surrounding environment is constantly in motion when it is, in fact, stationary. Oscillopsia is usually a symptom of conditions that affect eye movement or the eye’s ability to stabilize images, especially during movement. Keep reading to learn more about oscillopsia, including the common causes and symptoms and how to […]

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How does a hot flash feel?

How does a hot flash feel?

Hot flashes are common during menopause, as well as in perimenopause, which is the stage before menstruation stops. A 2015 study found that four out of five women experienced hot flashes in middle age. On average, symptoms lasted more than 7 years. Some participants, however, reported hot flashes that lasted up to a decade or […]

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Why do you get headaches during your period?

Why do you get headaches during your period?

Many people experience headaches around the time of their periods. These headaches can be severe and interfere with daily life. Period headaches may be mild and accompanied by symptoms such as irritability and tender breasts. In this case, a person may be experiencing premenstrual syndrome (PMS). Also, menstruation can trigger migraine in people with the […]