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 2018-06-23 07:00 

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Benefits of using a humidifier...

Dry indoor air is a common problem that can exacerbate respiratory symptoms, cause dry skin and hair, and even make snoring worse. In this article, learn how using a humidifier can help to alleviate these and other problems. We also describe the possible ...

 2018-06-23 07:00 

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How horses perceive and respond to human emotion...

A new study shows, for the first time, that horses read and respond to human emotions by integrating the facial expressions with their tone of voice....

 2018-06-22 19:00 

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Can dehydration affect pregnancy?...

Dehydration is more common during pregnancy than at other times. This is because the body has an increased demand for water. Dehydration can be dangerous for the mother and baby, so it is important to pay attention to the early warning signs of dehydratio...

 2018-06-22 18:00 

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How to get debris out of your eye...

Getting an object stuck in the eye is a common problem. It does not usually cause lasting damage, but it is essential to remove it to avoid scratching the cornea. Here, learn how to remove a foreign object from the eye safely at home. If a sharp or fast-m...

 2018-06-22 17:00 

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Tips for dyeing hair when you have psoriasis...

People with psoriasis can dye their hair safely. However, there are factors to consider before, during, and after applying the dye. In this article, learn about the risks, and seven tips developed to help people with psoriasis to dye their hair safely. We...

 2018-06-22 16:00 

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What to know about cramps on birth control...

Doctors often prescribe birth control to help reduce cramps, so are cramps on birth control normal? Pelvic pain may be common as the body adjusts to hormonal medications, but these symptoms should lessen over time. In this article, learn about which birth...

 2018-06-22 16:00 

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New 'potential target' for cancer therapy found...

A protein that causes cancer cells to release tiny bags of proteins and molecules that help tumor progression may be a new treatment target, a study says....

 2018-06-22 15:00 

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The clitoris: What is there to know about this mystery organ?...

How much do you know about the clitoris? Why is it so often shrouded in mystery? Read this Spotlight to learn more about the female genital organ....

 2018-06-22 14:00 

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Does a higher BMI protect against breast cancer?...

A recently published study investigates whether individuals with a higher BMI before menopause have a lower risk of developing breast cancer....

 2018-06-22 13:00 

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Which treatments work for stretch marks?...

Stretch marks are common during periods of sudden growth. While they often fade over time, they can be permanent. Some people try to reduce the appearance of these marks at home using creams or lotions, herbal remedies, self-tanner, or hyaluronic acid. He...

 2018-06-22 12:00 

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Can you treat baby ear infection without antibiotics?...

Babies and young children are more prone to ear infections than adults. However, unless the infection is severe or present in a very young infant, antibiotics are often not necessary. Here, we look at what ear infections are and how to treat the symptoms ...

 2018-06-22 11:00 

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Head injury: Symptoms, concussion, and treatment...

Head injuries range from mild to severe. Some are treatable at home with ice and rest, while others are life-threatening and require immediate medical treatment. In this article, learn about the types of head injuries, common symptoms, how to recognize a ...

 2018-06-22 10:00 

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How four cups of coffee might protect the heart...

Caffeine is known to protect against heart disease and stroke. A new study finds the mechanism that underpins this protection, and mitochondria are key....

 2018-06-22 10:00 

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What causes internal vibrations?...

Internal vibrations, or internal tremors, are shaking sensations felt inside the body, and a person will often exhibit no visible movement. These tremors are associated with conditions such as Parkinson's disease and multiple sclerosis. In this articl...

 2018-06-22 10:00 

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What to know about the 500-calorie diet...

A person on a 500-calorie diet eats only about a quarter of the recommended daily intake. This may be beneficial for some people, but also comes with many risks. In this article, we look at research on the 500-calorie diet, explain what people need to con...

 2018-06-22 07:00 

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What 800 million tweets reveal about our thought patterns...

An analysis of 800 million tweets and 7 billion words shows that our thinking throughout the day changes in highly predictable ways....

 2018-06-21 18:00 

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Can you use a heating pad while pregnant?...

It is safe to use heating pads during pregnancy so long as they do not raise the body temperature too much. Heating pads can soothe the many aches and pains that arise during pregnancy. In this article, we discuss safe ways to relieve pain, including the ...

 2018-06-21 17:00 

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What do white spots on testicles mean?...

White spots on the testicles are usually harmless, but they sometimes indicate a sexually transmitted infection or another health condition. They often require no treatment, but some people may wish to remove them. Here, we look at the possible causes, as...

 2018-06-21 16:00 

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How to treat and prevent ear barotrauma...

Ear barotrauma is a condition that occurs due to a change in pressure around the ear. It often causes pain or discomfort in the ear, and can also affect hearing. Ear barotrauma usually resolves itself, but it can sometimes be chronic and require surgery. ...

 2018-06-21 16:00 

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Alzheimer's: 'Strong evidence' of virus involvement...

A study of large sets of postmortem data provides new evidence that viruses — herpes HHV-6 and HHV-7 in particular — may be involved in Alzheimer's....

 2018-06-21 15:00 

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Study reveals new cause of depression...

Understanding the interactions of a hormone receptor that regulates sleep and feeding may help to design innovative ways of treating depression....

 2018-06-21 14:00 

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Persistent stress may lead to vision loss, study shows...

A new analysis of existing studies shows that persistent psychological stress can lead to conditions such as glaucoma, retinal neuropathy, and vision loss....

 2018-06-21 13:00 

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Almond butter vs. peanut butter: Which is healthier?...

Both peanut butter and almond butter are versatile ingredients and good sources of protein. They also have a variety of other health benefits. In this article, we look at how these two nut butters compare nutritionally, as well as how to add more nut butt...

 2018-06-21 12:00 

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What to do after a baby falls...

A baby falling off a bed can be frightening, but in most cases, it does not cause any serious harm. However, injuries are possible, so it is important to be aware of signs indicating that the baby is hurt and should see a doctor. Here, we look at what to ...

 2018-06-21 11:00 

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How to prevent bloating after a meal...

Bloating after eating is a feeling that most people experience occasionally. It can cause swelling and discomfort in the abdomen, as well as flatulence and burping. Bloating is usually nothing to worry about, and people can generally manage it at home. In...

 2018-06-21 10:00 

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Vaginal dryness: 'Women, please report symptoms,' urge experts...

Many women experience vaginal dryness, especially during and after menopause. Why don't most of them seek help, despite the associated pain and discomfort?...

 2018-06-21 10:00 

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Common infections during pregnancy...

During pregnancy, a person's body goes through many changes. Some of these changes may make it more likely for them to get certain infections. In this article, we look at common vaginal and whole-body infections that affect women during pregnancy, how...

 2018-06-21 07:00 

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Parkinson's drugs may lead to compulsive behavior...

A new study finds that, with time, half of those who take dopamine agonists develop compulsive shopping, eating, gambling, or sexual behaviors....

 2018-06-21 07:00 

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What to know about RPR testing for syphilis...

The rapid plasma reagin test is a simple blood test that screens for syphilis. Doctors recommend the RPR test when they suspect that a person may have a syphilis infection. Positive results can indicate an infection, but the time course of the infection a...

 2018-06-20 19:00 

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What to know about lipase tests and the pancreas...

A doctor will order a lipase test if they suspect that a person has a problem with their pancreas. When the pancreas is inflamed, it often produces more lipase than usual. If the results of a lipase test show high levels, a person may have pancreatitis. L...

 2018-06-20 18:00 

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Are you getting enough vitamin D?...

Vitamin D is an essential nutrient, but it can be difficult for people to know if they are getting the right amount. Some people will be able to get enough vitamin D from sunlight. Others may need to make dietary changes or take supplements. Here, we expl...

 2018-06-20 17:00 

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What is causing this rash on my wrist?...

There are many different causes of a rash on the wrist, including eczema, allergic reactions to metals in jewelry, and other skin conditions. Here, you can try to identify your skin rash using the picture gallery and learn more about causes and treatments...

 2018-06-20 17:00 

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Rare case of bubonic plague reported in Idaho...

This week, the case of a young boy contracting plague has been in the news. Here, we cover the details and offer advice for those who are concerned....

 2018-06-20 16:00 

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Catatonic depression: What to know...

Catatonic depression is a subtype of depression characterized by not speaking or responding to things for a prolonged period. Catatonia can be a part of several other mental health conditions, including schizophrenia and mood disorders. Learn more about t...

 2018-06-20 16:00 

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Brain's 'support cells' play active role in memory and learning...

Glial cells don't just support neurons, the brain's information processors. In pruning synapses, they also play a role in learning and memory, says study....

 2018-06-20 15:00 

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Is vitamin D deficiency to blame for lung disease?...

New research from Johns Hopkins University has found that individuals with low blood levels of vitamin D may be more exposed to disabling lung disease....

 2018-06-20 14:00 

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Rheumatoid arthritis: How chronic inflammation affects the brain...

A new study shows how rheumatoid arthritis inflammation affects different brain areas. The findings may explain the cognitive symptoms of the condition....

 2018-06-20 13:00 

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What does it mean if you have shaky hands?...

Shaky hands can interfere with everyday activities, and the tremors vary in severity. Neurological conditions, movement disorders, and issues such as anxiety or withdrawal may be responsible for the tremors, and a wide range of treatments are available. L...

 2018-06-20 12:00 

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What to know about hypohidrosis...

People with hypohidrosis sweat less than they should. This impairs the body's ability to cool down and can cause heat-related illnesses such as heat stroke. Hypohidrosis is a less extreme form of anhidrosis, where a person is unable to sweat. Learn ab...

 2018-06-20 11:00 

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How can I tell if I have low magnesium?...

Early signs and symptoms of magnesium deficiency can include vomiting, loss of appetite, and tiredness. However, magnesium deficiency is rare, and symptoms usually indicate an underlying health condition. In this article, we look at the symptoms and impli...

 2018-06-20 10:00 

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Alcohol, mortality, and cancer risk: Is moderation key?...

There have been many studies on alcohol and its impact on health, but the relationship is not fully understood. A new, large-scale study investigates....

 2018-06-20 10:00 

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How can you stop a chronic UTI?...

A urinary tract infection is a painful condition that has a variety of symptoms, including frequent urination accompanied by a burning feeling. There is a range of treatment options available for recurring urinary tract infections, including home remedies...

 2018-06-20 07:00 

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16:8 fasting diet actually works, study finds...

A first-of-its-kind study analyzes the effect of the so-called 16:8 fasting diet in people with obesity. The study found unexpected health benefits....

 2018-06-20 07:00 

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What is penicillamine?...

Penicillamine is a drug that is used to treat Wilson's disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and kidney and bladder stones. It can have serious side effects, so it is important to follow the doctor's instructions and to attend all follow-up appointments ...

 2018-06-20 07:00 

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Uses and risks of mitoxantine (Novantrone)...

Mitoxantrone is used to treat some types of multiple sclerosis (MS) and some types of cancer. It is given as an intravenous infusion in a clinical setting. Some serious side effects are possible, and it is important to discuss the risks and any existing h...

 2018-06-20 07:00 

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What is Evekeo?...

Evekeo is an amphetamine-based medication that is used to treat narcolepsy, ADHD, and excess weight. Evekeo is the trade name as there is no generic amphetamine drug. It is a controlled substance, due to the risk of dependence and adverse effects. Find ou...

 2018-06-19 16:00 

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Could blocking these proteins stop breast cancer?...

A study suggests that blocking certain epigenetic proteins with drugs could prevent women at high risk of breast cancer from developing the disease....

 2018-06-19 16:00 

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How to treat a burn on the roof of the mouth at home...

Burning the roof of the mouth is common. These burns are easy to treat at home and rarely cause for concern. Natural remedies can help, including yogurt, milk, aloe vera gel, and honey. Here, learn about seven natural home remedies for burns on the roof o...

 2018-06-19 15:00 

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Marriage is good for the heart — literally...

A new study suggests that marriage may prevent heart disease and stroke, as well as prolong life for people who had a heart attack....

 2018-06-19 14:00 

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Are e-cigarette flavorings toxic to the heart?...

A recently published study tests the safety of electronic cigarette flavorings on the cells that line the blood vessels and the inside of the heart....

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