Final USPSTF Rec: Don't Use HRT to Prevent Chronic Illness
The US Preventive Services Task Force's final recommendation follows its previous guidance from 2012. Hormone replacement therapy has benefits, members say, but also...
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Industry loses James Duke, pioneering ethnobotanist
The herbal dietary supplements industry has lost another of its foundational pioneers with the death of Dr James Duke, PhD, who catalogued thousands of medicinal plants from...
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FDA Clears Deep-Brain Stimulation System for Parkinson's
The Vercise implantable pulse generator is the smallest rechargeable DBS device available in the United States and, depending on individual use, can have a battery life of more...
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NeuroBreak: Novel Migraine Drug Advances; Nusinersen Ethics; Trauma-Free Spinal Taps?
News and commentary from the world of neurology and neuroscience
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This is CNN: The more FAKE NEWS the network publishes, the more you're supposed to TRUST them
In one of the most outrageous defenses so far of CNN's chronic bad habit of publishing fake news regarding the Trump administration, one of the network's “analysts” actually...
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Study reveals how the body clock and time of day may influence autoimmune conditions
Insights into how the body clock and time of day influence immune responses are revealed today in a study published in leading international journal Nature Communications.
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Paramedic, PCP collaboration reduces unnecessary transport to ED for fallen elderly
Consultation between emergency medical services and primary care physicians safely triaged elderly residents in assistant living with simple falls, significantly decreasing...
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Novel acid blocker prevents GI ulcers in aspirin, NSAID users
Two new studies published in Gut showed that the novel acid blocker vonoprazan effectively prevented ulcer recurrence in aspirin and NSAID users, and thus has the potential to...
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Is ‘man flu' real? Study examines science behind men's complaints
A researcher looking for potential scientific explanations behind men's seemingly exaggerated complaints over common respiratory illnesses - termed “man flu” - said he found...
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Psychotherapy May Up Buprenorphine Adherence
Psychotherapy as an adjunct to buprenorphine maintenance treatment significantly improves long-term treatment retention rates compared standard counseling provided by...
1 hour ago - Medscape
The headlines of Master Doctor
New study finds smokeless tobacco causes mouth cancer, with more than half...
One thing you can rely on about tobacco: It's bound to give you cancer if you put it in your body. Most of you may think that statement only applies to smoking tobacco...
Health boost for wine: Researchers have developed a device to filter out the...
While sulfites are used to preserve wine and food products, they can cause an allergy-like reaction in people who are sensitive to the compounds. Now, a group of researchers...
Eating mushrooms every day fights chronic disease: Button mushrooms are high...
Eating small portions of mushrooms every day can make a big impact on your health. A recent study has found that mushrooms, particularly button mushrooms, contain important...
Antidepressant Use in First Trimester Not Linked to ADHD or Autism
Antidepressants are used by 12.7 % of the U.S. population over 12. Since many women taking antidepressants are of childbearing age, pregnancy may prompt a discussion on whether...
Pokémon GO could help people who struggle socially
Researchers from the University of British Columbia found augmented reality encourages gamers to interact with others, boosting the game's success chances.
Asthma Medication With Oral Immunotherapy can Help Children Fight Food Allergies
Administering antibody medication along with tiny amounts of food that a person is allergic to, desensitizes them faster to the different food allergens.
Physical Activity can Improve Lymphoma Patient's Chances of Survival
Lymphoma patient's chances of survival can be improved by good physical activity and thereby physicians have to counsel patients to increase their physical patients.
Innovative Photothermal Techniques can Cause Direct Damage to Tumors
Nanorods made of bismuth sulfide can now help destroy tumors by heat. This method could be an effective new treatment option for treating cancer
Workout On the Treadmill Thrice a Week To Deal With Parkinson's Disease
The muscle stiffness, disability, loss of gait can be slowed down by exercising on the treadmill thrice a week in those with early-stage Parkinson's disease.
Protein Crucial for Development of Immune Cells That are Key to Fighting Cancer
Protein, Runx3, programs T cells to amass in tissues where they protect against infection and tumor growth, opening the door to potential new cancer therapies.