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 2018-12-10 13:00 

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Herpes simplex: Everything you need to know...

Herpes simplex is a very common virus that affects billions of people globally. It can cause sores around the mouth or on the genitals and surrounding areas. Learn more about herpes simplex here....

 2018-12-10 11:00 

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How safe are probiotics?...

Products that contain probiotics are more popular than ever. A recent article asks if they are safe and whether the evidence backs up their claims....

 2018-12-10 08:00 

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Parkinson's: Dietary compound moves toxic protein from gut to brain...

A new study describes how low levels of herbicide mixed with a common dietary compound can transport toxic proteins to the brain, causing Parkinsonism....

 2018-12-09 11:00 

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This form of brain training may help treat severe schizophrenia...

New research finds that targeted cognitive training improves verbal and auditory outcomes in people with treatment-resistant schizophrenia....

 2018-12-09 08:00 

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Who is most likely to experience 'hangxiety?'...

New research finds that 'hangxiety,' the experience of anxiety during a hangover, is higher among shy, introverted people than it is in extroverted people....

 2018-12-08 11:00 

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Is it possible to reverse 'chemo brain?'...

'Chemo brain' affects many people who have undergone cancer treatment. What happens in the brain, and how can we reverse this effect?...

 2018-12-08 08:00 

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A new blood test could help diagnose Alzheimer's...

New research focuses on an accurate blood test for Alzheimer's disease. If scientists replicate the study's promising results, it may be a breakthrough....

 2018-12-07 20:00 

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Pictures and symptoms of common STDs...

Understanding the symptoms of common STDs can help people notice any changes in their bodies, so that they can identify the signs and get the right treatment. In this article, we provide a visual guide to common STDs with pictures, symptoms, and treatment...

 2018-12-07 19:00 

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How to identify baby acne vs. a rash...

Baby acne can look similar to other types of rash, such as those of an allergic reaction, erythema toxicum, or eczema. In this article, we look at the symptoms of common rashes, how to tell the difference, and treatments....

 2018-12-07 18:00 

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Should you do cardio or lift weights?...

Many people wonder what the best type of exercise is for burning calories. Cardiovascular exercises and weight training have different effects on the body and may influence weight loss or muscle gain. Here, learn more about how each type of exercise burns...

 2018-12-07 17:00 

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Weight may affect the risk of flu hospitalization...

Hospitalization due to flu or flu-like viruses is more likely in underweight adults or those with obesity in the morbid range or higher, says a new study....

 2018-12-07 15:00 

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Vitamin D deficiency increases schizophrenia risk...

New research confirms that there is a link between vitamin D deficiency in early life and an increased risk of developing schizophrenia later on....

 2018-12-07 14:00 

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5 natural ways to reduce breast size...

Breast tissue is largely made up of fatty materials. Losing body fat is one effective way to reduce breast size naturally. In this article, we look at five methods people can use to reduce breast size, or the appearance of breasts....

 2018-12-07 13:00 

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10 ways to boost libido...

Sex drive, or libido, naturally varies between people. If a person wants to boost their libido, there are many methods they can try, including lifestyle, diet, remedies, and sex tips. Here, we look at ways to boost libido in both males and females....

 2018-12-07 11:00 

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Diabetes: Fasting before a blood test might actually be harmful...

Is it actually a good idea for people with diabetes to fast before having a blood cholesterol test? A new study suggests this may do more harm than good....

 2018-12-07 08:00 

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What too much sleep can do to your health...

A large, international study finds that there is a link between an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and sleeping either too much or too little....

 2018-12-06 23:00 

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What are the benefits of seaweed?...

Seaweed contains many nutrients and vitamins. Adding it to the diet can help people with thyroid function, diabetes, and weight loss. Learn more here....

 2018-12-06 22:00 

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What foods protect the liver?...

Some foods and drinks can help protect liver health. These include coffee, oatmeal, grapes, nuts, and fatty fish, among others. Learn more about the foods and drinks that are good for liver health here....

 2018-12-06 21:00 

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Sunken fontanel: Everything you need to know...

Babies are born with fontanels to allow the skull to be flexible enough to pass through the birth canal. Sometimes, these fontanels may appear sunken and require medical treatment....

 2018-12-06 20:00 

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What's the difference between Valium and Xanax?...

Valium and Xanax are both benzodiazepines. As sedatives, they have some uses in treating anxiety, but the two can cause slightly different side effects and interactions, and both can result in dependency and withdrawal. Learn more about the differences be...

 2018-12-06 19:00 

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What are the complications of HIV?...

While modern medical treatments have drastically reduced the risk of HIV complications, people living with HIV may be more prone to certain illnesses. Learn more here....

 2018-12-06 17:00 

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Infections and cancer: The link could be stronger than we think...

Study reveals a common cellular mechanism through which bacterial infection could promote cancer and increase resistance to anticancer drugs....

 2018-12-06 15:00 

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Just one workout offers long-lasting metabolic benefits...

New research suggests that we may need less physical activity than we thought to reap the benefits of exercise for our metabolism....

 2018-12-06 14:00 

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What is a pescatarian diet?...

A pescatarian diet involves eating fish, as a main source of protein, alongside vegetables and other plant-based foods. Learn more about the health benefits of this diet, its environmental impact, and potential risks. We also highlight the best types of f...

 2018-12-06 12:00 

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What are the benefits of bone broth?...

Bone broth has a high vitamin and mineral content. The benefits of consuming bone broth include better joint protection, reduced inflammation, and better sleep. Learn more about the benefits of bone broth here....

 2018-12-06 11:00 

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OCD: Brain mechanism explains symptoms...

The largest study of its kind examines the brains of people living with obsessive-compulsive disorder and offers new insights into the condition....

 2018-12-06 08:00 

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Honeybees may hold the secret to stem cell youth...

The royal jelly that honeybees make to produce new queen bees seems to contain a secret ingredient that can keep stem cells 'young' and powerful....

 2018-12-06 00:00 

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Iron-rich foods for vegetarians and vegans...

Iron is an essential nutrient. Many plant-based foods contain iron, including lentils, beans, tofu, and blackstrap molasses. Learn about these and other iron-rich vegetarian foods here....

 2018-12-05 23:00 

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What to know about HAART for HIV...

HAART refers to any treatment for HIV that uses two or more antiretroviral drugs. Also called combined antiretroviral therapy, this regimen revolutionized HIV treatment in 1996, making it possible to manage HIV long-term. HAART can use seven classes of me...

 2018-12-05 22:00 

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What is a 4th generation HIV test?...

Fourth-generation HIV tests can detect both HIV antibodies and p24 antigens, while the older tests can only check for antibodies. This means that the newer tests can identify HIV sooner. Learn more here....

 2018-12-05 21:00 

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PSA levels after prostatectomy...

A prostatectomy is one treatment option for prostate cancer. It involves the surgical removal of the prostate gland. Following a prostatectomy, doctors carry out regular prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing to check that the cancer is not returning. Le...

 2018-12-05 20:00 

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HIV and hair loss: What's the link?...

While older HIV drugs may have caused hair loss, this is unlikely with modern medicines. In this article, learn more about the possible links between HIV and hair loss....

 2018-12-05 19:00 

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Can drinking alcohol lead to prostate cancer?...

Doctors do not fully understand what causes prostate cancer. This disease may have an association with alcohol, but scientists need to do more research to confirm the potential link. Here, learn more about the risks of alcohol, how doctors screen for and ...

 2018-12-05 18:00 

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Is the ketogenic diet good for multiple sclerosis?...

Multiple sclerosis is a chronic condition that affects the nerves. The ketogenic diet, which is a low-carb, high-fat diet, may help protect the body against neurodegeneration, but more research is necessary to confirm this. Learn more about whether the ke...

 2018-12-05 17:00 

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Universal 10-minute cancer test in sight...

Cancer cells have a unique pattern of chemical tags on their DNA, which differs from that of healthy cells and could serve as the basis for a universal test....

 2018-12-05 16:00 

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Through my eyes: My bipolar journey...

My name is Carrie Gale, and I am an Emmy-nominated graphic designer and writer. I also have bipolar II disorder. This is my story....

 2018-12-05 15:00 

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What role do brain lipids play in Parkinson's disease?...

Researchers studying the connection between lipids and toxic protein levels have uncovered a new potential therapeutic target for Parkinson's disease....

 2018-12-05 14:00 

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Differences between HIV-1 and HIV-2...

HIV-1 and HIV-2 are the two main types of HIV. Most people with HIV have HIV-1. Genetic differences between the two viruses mean that diagnosis and treatment of HIV-1 and HIV-2 can be different. Learn more here....

 2018-12-05 13:00 

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What causes HIV-related fatigue?...

Fatigue is a common problem among people living with HIV due to its effects on the immune system, psychological factors, or medication side effects. In this article, we discuss the causes and treatments for HIV-related fatigue....

 2018-12-05 12:00 

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What is Lhermitte's sign?...

Lhermitte's sign is sometimes a symptom of multiple sclerosis and other demyelinating conditions. In this article, learn about what causes Lhermitte's sign, its triggers, and how to reduce the risk of experiencing it....

 2018-12-05 11:00 

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Depression: Ketamine prevents loss of pleasure in primates...

Why do people with depression lose pleasure in daily activities? And why does ketamine help treat depression in some? A new study offers some answers....

 2018-12-05 08:00 

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Liver health in HIV: This gene indicates new therapeutic targets...

A new study explains how the genetic mutation that may have protected our ancestors against the plague could show us how to protect liver health in HIV....

 2018-12-04 22:00 

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What are the signs of an upper respiratory infection?...

An upper respiratory infection is an illness that affects the nose and throat, causing symptoms such as sneezing and coughing. Learn more about upper respiratory infections here....

 2018-12-04 21:00 

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What are integrase inhibitors for HIV?...

Integrase inhibitors (INSTIs) are a class of HIV medication. They block an HIV enzyme, and this prevents the virus from multiplying in the blood. Some common brand names include Biktarvy, Tivicay, Vitekta, and Isentress. Here, learn about side effects and...

 2018-12-04 20:00 

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Does HIV increase cancer risk?...

HIV can weaken a person's immune system, which can increase the risk of certain types of cancer. Such cancers include Kaposi's sarcoma, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and cervical, lung, anal, and oral cancer. However, effective treatment can significantly...

 2018-12-04 19:00 

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What to know about multiple sclerosis and mood swings...

Multiple sclerosis affects the nerves in the body and may also affect mood. Learn more about the causes of multiple sclerosis mood swings, and the best treatment options, here....

 2018-12-04 18:00 

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How to recognize the symptoms of diabetes...

Type 1 and type 2 diabetes can cause many of the same symptoms, some of which may be difficult to recognize. Being aware of the signs and symptoms can allow people with either type to seek treatment sooner and avoid severe health complications. Learn what...

 2018-12-04 17:00 

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Are statins overprescribed for cardiovascular disease prevention?...

A modeling study that assessed the harms and benefits of statins for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease suggests that doctors may overprescribe them....

 2018-12-04 16:00 

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Researchers find new drug combo to challenge cancer...

Researchers have discovered a new drug combination that may be able to boost cancer treatment while also preventing tumors from becoming therapy-resistant....

 2018-12-04 15:00 

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These 10 essential oils can kill persistent Lyme disease...

A new study finds that essential oils from garlic cloves, myrrh trees, thyme leaves, and several other herbs can kill forms of Lyme disease bacteria....

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