Category: Health

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staffDecember 2, 2016

Flavored e-cig liquids may contain toxic substances

Some of the liquid flavorings heated in e-cigarettes appear to break down into potentially dangerous compounds, researchers say. It’s not ...

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staffDecember 2, 2016

Low-carb meals, timing of exercise may aid metabolism

Eating low-carbohydrate meals may lead to healthy changes in a woman’s metabolism that don’t occur when consuming higher-carbohydrate meals, a ...

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staffDecember 2, 2016

Mice may be key to kids’ asthma attacks at school

Research investigating schoolchildren’s asthma attacks has pointed to a tiny foe: mice. Allergens from the rodents can infiltrate the air, ...

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staffDecember 2, 2016

Sleep deprivation for 24-hour work shifts can affect heart

Sleep deprivation while working 24-hour shifts affects heart function, a new German study suggests. “These findings may help us better ...

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Combo of cancer drugs shows promise against some tumors

Using a new cancer drug with an existing one appears to work against soft tissue sarcoma cancers, a new study ...

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staffDecember 2, 2016

Low vitamin D levels at birth linked to higher risk for MS in recent study

Newborns with low levels of vitamin D may have higher odds of developing multiple sclerosis, or MS, later in life, ...

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staffNovember 28, 2016

Depression in young people affects the stomach, anxiety the skin

Mental disorders and physical diseases frequently go hand in hand. For the first time, psychologists at the University of Basel ...

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staffNovember 27, 2016

How to prevent spread of the skin infection impetigo

Impetigo is a contagious skin infection that’s preventable and can be treated with antibiotics, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ...