Category: Health

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staffDecember 17, 2016

Chemo more damaging to hearts of diabetics: Study

A small study finds that cancer patients who have diabetes may suffer worse heart damage from chemotherapy, potentially boosting their ...

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staffDecember 14, 2016

FDA issues anesthesia warning for pregnant women, kids under 3

Repeated or lengthy use — longer than three hours — of general anesthetic and sedation drugs may harm the developing ...

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staffDecember 12, 2016

World’s heaviest woman flies to India to fight for her life

Eman Ahmed, from Egypt, is believed to be the world’s heaviest woman. According to her family, she weighs 1,102 pounds ...

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staffDecember 11, 2016

High Fat Diet Increases Cancer Spread: Study

A study partly funded by UK charity Worldwide Cancer Research and headed by Professor Salvador Aznar Benitah, at the Institute ...

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staffDecember 9, 2016

Breast cancer drugs tied to blood vessel damage, heart disease

Women on breast cancer drugs called aromatase inhibitors may show signs of early blood vessel damage that could lead to ...

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staffDecember 9, 2016

Mental health patients say pets can be invaluable

Cats, dogs, birds and other pets can help people manage their mental disorders, a new study says. Researchers from the ...

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staffDecember 5, 2016

Cancer rates up by one-third worldwide during last decade, study says

Cancer cases rose 33 percent worldwide in the past 10 years, a new study shows. In 2015, there were 17.5 ...

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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, ...