Continue Reading... Women Have Higher Risk of Breast Cancer After Childbirth
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Women Have Higher Risk of Breast Cancer After Childbirth

However, researchers say the overall risk remains low and the odds even out after 20 years. Women who have recently…

Continue Reading... Are the Guidelines for Breast Cancer Genetic Testing Out of Date?
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Are the Guidelines for Breast Cancer Genetic Testing Out of Date?

In a new study, researchers say more women should be tested for breast cancer genes. However, not everyone is so…

Continue Reading... This Drug Can Help Stop Hot Flashes Without Hormones
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This Drug Can Help Stop Hot Flashes Without Hormones

Oxybutynin may help women who are unable to get hormone therapy due to cancer risk. For many menopausal women and…

Continue Reading... Worried About Using a Neti Pot? Here’s How to Use One Safely
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Worried About Using a Neti Pot? Here’s How to Use One Safely

You can use a neti pot to help relieve cold symptoms. During this cold and flu season, many of us…

Continue Reading... No, Dark Chocolate Is Not a Health Food
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No, Dark Chocolate Is Not a Health Food

But candy companies want you to believe it is. Dark chocolate, “health food.” Sounds too good to be true, doesn’t…

Continue Reading... Is Chemotherapy on the Way Out?
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Is Chemotherapy on the Way Out?

New, less toxic cancer treatments are emerging, but don’t expect chemo to disappear anytime soon. When Mary Olsen received a…

Continue Reading... All you need to know about the breast cancer drug associated with brain malfunction
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All you need to know about the breast cancer drug associated with brain malfunction

The drug letrozole is used to prevent breast cancer recurrence by interfering with the production of estrogens. For the study, researchers…

Continue Reading... This novel drug to fight Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s
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This novel drug to fight Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia, which includes memory loss, confusion and problems with speech and understanding….

Continue Reading... Heart attack or stroke may be an early sign of cancer
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Heart attack or stroke may be an early sign of cancer

Lung and colon cancers, as well as advanced-staged cancers, appear to be most strongly associated with an elevated risk of heart…

Continue Reading... This new anti-viral composition effective in combating influenza A viruses
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This new anti-viral composition effective in combating influenza A viruses

Influenza, a contagious respiratory illness that infects the nose, throat and lungs, is among the leading causes of death, according…

Continue Reading... Short-height people in ICU at increased death risk, finds study
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Short-height people in ICU at increased death risk, finds study

Patients in intensive care units (ICUs) who are shorter in height are more likely to die in the hospital than taller ones who have much better survival…

Continue Reading... Use fish skin to treat burn, says scientist
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Use fish skin to treat burn, says scientist

Using fish skin to heal burns can be cheaper and less painful than bandages, says a scientist. Using the skin of Tilapia — a freshwater fish — on…