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Poverty Makes Heart Failure Even More Lethal, Study Shows

Poverty Makes Heart Failure Even More Lethal, Study Shows

Latest Heart News WEDNESDAY, Sept. 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A new study helps confirm a dismal reality: Poor Americans are more likely to die from heart failure than their richer counterparts. The likely reasons? According to the researchers, higher obesity rates and associated increases in type 2 diabetes appear to be driving two-thirds of […]

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Blood Clots (in Leg)

Blood Clots (in Leg)

Source: Universal Images Group / Getty Images Blood clot definition and facts A blood clot is a gel-like mass formed by platelets and fibrin in the blood to stop bleeding. A blood clot forms to try to repair damage to a blood vessel, either an artery or vein. When blood clots form inappropriately inside an […]

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timolol (Betimol)

timolol (Betimol)

What is timolol and how does it work (mechanism of action)? Timolol GFS 0.25% and 0.5% are indicated for the treatment of elevated intraocular pressure in patients with ocular hypertension or open-angle glaucoma. Timolol maleate is a beta1 and beta2 (nonselective) adrenergic receptor inhibitor that does not have significant intrinsic sympathomimetic, direct myocardial depressant, or […]

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Health Tip: Signs of Gallstones

Health Tip: Signs of Gallstones

(HealthDay News) — Gallstones are hard, pebble-like pieces that form in the gallbladder, says the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Latest Digestion News Many people who have gallstones do not have symptoms and typically don’t require treatment. The agency mentions these signs of gallstones that require medical attention: Pain in the […]

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How to Prevent Diabetes Naturally

How to Prevent Diabetes Naturally

Type 2 diabetes prevention tips and facts Exercise prevents diabetes with or without weight loss. While genetics plays an important role in the development of diabetes, individuals still have the ability to influence their health to prevent type 2 diabetes. There is no known way to prevent type 1 diabetes. This article focuses on ways […]

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Experimental Drug Works Quickly on Major Depression

Experimental Drug Works Quickly on Major Depression

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Depression News WEDNESDAY, Sept. 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Antidepressants typically take four to eight weeks to ease the debilitating symptoms of depression, but an early clinical trial found a new type of drug brought relief in just two weeks. “SAGE-217, once fully developed, has potential to offer relatively quick […]

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U.S. Opioid Prescription Rate Is 7 Times That of Sweden

U.S. Opioid Prescription Rate Is 7 Times That of Sweden

Latest Chronic Pain News WEDNESDAY, Sept. 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Amid an epidemic of opioid painkiller addiction, Americans are still being overprescribed narcotic painkillers compared to many other countries, researchers report. A case in point is Sweden, where patients are less likely to be prescribed opioids after surgery than American patients. In fact, in […]

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Getting Hitched Might Lower Your Odds for Dementia

Getting Hitched Might Lower Your Odds for Dementia

By Deborah DiSesa HirschHealthDay Reporter Latest Alzheimer’s News THURSDAY, Sept. 5, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Marriage has been said to deflect depression, stave off stress, even help people live longer. Now a new study says it may also decrease your chance of developing dementia. Dementia is a general term for a decline in mental ability […]

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Wet farts (watery flatulence): Causes and prevention

Wet farts (watery flatulence): Causes and prevention

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