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Morning Sickness Drug May Not Work: Study
1/17/2018
The drug, Diclegis, failed to meet minimum effectiveness goals in the clinical trial relied upon by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its approval in 2013, Canadian researchers reported.
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Cycling Won't Sabotage a Man's Sex Life: Study
1/17/2018
The new research on men surveyed 2,774 cyclists, 539 swimmers and 789 runners. All completed several research-validated questionnaires about sexual health, prostate symptoms, urinary tract infections, genital numbness and saddle sores, among other factors.
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Reduce Legal Blood-Alcohol Limit to Cut Drunk Driving Deaths: Report
1/17/2018
All states should lower legal blood alcohol levels for drivers from 0.08 to 0.05 percent blood alcohol concentration (BAC), the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine reported.
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Don't Rely on Just One BP Test for Kids: Study
1/17/2018
They found that nearly 25 percent of children and teens who had their blood pressure checked by their primary care doctor had readings in the high range, but less than half of those readings were confirmed when their blood pressure was checked again.
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Creativity May Rely on 'Teamwork' in the Brain
1/17/2018
For eons, researchers have wondered what sets the da Vincis, Shakespeares and Einsteins apart. Results from this new study offer more evidence to debunk the popular notion that creativity is a "right brain" activity.
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Jane Fonda Has Cancerous Growth Removed From Lip
1/17/2018
The 80-year-old downplayed the situation and noted that she received a clean bill of health, NBC News reported.
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FDA Works to Ease Storm-related IV Bag Shortage
1/17/2018
The agency is also monitoring the recent practice of filling new, but empty, IV bags with fluids to deal with the shortage.
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Trump in 'Excellent' Physical, Cognitive Health, Doctor Says
1/16/2018
The annual four-hour medical exam took place Friday and involved 12 specialty consultants, Jackson noted. He added that none of the results of the exam had been omitted from mention at the news briefing.
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CVS: No More Photo Touchups in Beauty Product Ads
1/16/2018
If suppliers use altered photos in their marketing materials, they will be labeled.
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Weight-Loss Surgery's Benefits Wane for Diabetics
1/16/2018
The study began with 120 patients with type 2 diabetes from the United States and Taiwan. Half underwent weight-loss surgery while the other half had only lifestyle interventions.
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Brain Zaps May Help Curb Tics of Tourette Syndrome
1/16/2018
The procedure, called deep brain stimulation (DBS), improved tic severity by nearly half in 171 patients with uncontrolled Tourette symptoms at 31 hospitals in 10 countries.
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Can Crystals Heal? Separating Facets from Facts
1/16/2018
Do alternative therapies really work?
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Breast-Feed Now, Stave Off Diabetes Later
1/16/2018
In babies, breast-feeding has been linked to a reduced risk for infections, type 1 and type 2 diabetes, some cancers and childhood overweight and obesity.
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To-Do List Before Bedtime Prompts Better Sleep
1/16/2018
The lab study included 57 university students who took five minutes before going to bed to either write down what they needed to do over the next few days, or to list the tasks they had completed during the previous few days.
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Sauna May Be as Good as Exercise for the Heart
1/16/2018
On average, the study found, sauna users saw a drop in blood pressure and artery "stiffness" immediately after their heat bath. They also showed an increase in heart rate that was similar to the effect from moderate exercise.
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Hold That Sneeze? Maybe Not
1/16/2018
Spontaneous rupture of the back of the throat is rare and usually caused by trauma, explained the authors of the report, published Jan. 15.
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CDC: Flu Hammering Country, With More to Come
1/12/2018
The number of people stricken by the flu continues to increase across the U.S., closing schools and filling hospitals, according to the CDC.
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Fungus, Bacteria Could Lurk In Your Dishwasher
1/12/2018
Microbes -- from bacteria to viruses to fungi -- are everywhere, including within and on the human body. So it's no surprise, the researchers said, that a kitchen appliance would be hosting them.
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BRCA Breast Cancer Gene Doesn't Affect Survival
1/12/2018
BRCA mutations are inherited and increase the risk of breast and ovarian cancers. Between 45 percent and 90 percent of women with a BRCA mutation develop breast cancer, compared with about 12.5 percent of women in the general population.
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Pregnant Women Getting UTI Meds Linked to Defects
1/12/2018
The antibiotics -- trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim) and nitrofurantoin (Macrobid) -- have been linked to a small risk for birth defects in pregnant women when given in the first trimester.
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Old Age Not Only Cause Of Surgery Complications
1/12/2018
A review of 44 studies that included more than 12,000 people aged 60 and older found that frailty, mental impairment, depressive symptoms and smoking increased the risk for complications after surgery.
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Asthma in America Carries $82 Billion Price Tag
1/12/2018
That figure includes medical expenses and costs associated with work and school absences and deaths.
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Raw Meat Not the Best Choice for Your Dog ... or You
1/11/2018
Raw meat diets for pets have become increasingly popular, but there is no evidence that they are healthier than typical pet foods, the researchers said.
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Serena Williams Shares Childbirth Ordeal
1/11/2018
After an easy pregnancy, things turned precarious when she had to have an emergency C-section because the baby's heart rate was dropping rapidly during contractions.
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FDA Bans Use of Opioid-Containing Cough Meds by Kids
1/11/2018
These prescription medicines involve any that include codeine or oxycodone, the FDA said.
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