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Could a Daily Vitamin Curb Smog's Health Effects?

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, April 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) — There’s a lot of evidence to show that breathing in dirty air can harm your heart. But a modest new study suggests that every day vitamin B supplements may possibly counteract that impact. While two hours of exposure to concentrated air pollution had a damaging impact on heart ...

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Early Onset Hot Flashes May Signal Heart Risks

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Hot flashes may possibly be far more than a troublesome nuisance for some ladies for the duration of menopause — they could be a signal for improved danger of heart disease, new investigation suggests. Researchers tracked the wellness of 272 nonsmoking girls, aged 40 to 60. Among women ...

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Kids Can Pick Up Nicotine on Their Hands

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Everyone’s heard about the dangers of secondhand smoke. Now, researchers say kids can choose up nicotine on their hands “thirdhand.” Children can get higher levels of nicotine on their hands just by touching items or surfaces contaminated with tobacco smoke residue, a tiny U.S. study located. The findings ...

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Trans Fat Bans May Have Cut Heart Attacks, Strokes

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, April 12, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Could the contents of your cupcake have an effect on your heart attack threat? It appears so, according to a new study that located decrease rates of heart attack and stroke in communities that restrict trans fats in foods. Trans fats, which are identified in products such as ...

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How a Mom of 3 Manages Her MS

At 36 years old, Marleigh Brown, an avid exerciser and busy mom of 3, suddenly located herself feeling tired and frazzled. Her doctors initially chalked it up to her getting a parent, but there was far more at play. The fatigue became debilitating at times, and she began losing her quick-term memory and capacity to multitask. Brown also says she ...

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Breastfeeding Success Hinges on Support

By HealthDay employees HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, April 11, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Details and support can support new mothers overcome breast-feeding issues, a lactation expert says. A pregnant lady ought to inform her partner and loved ones about her breast-feeding ambitions and why they are critical to her, mentioned Dr. Nicole Hackman. She’s a pediatrician and medical director for lactation ...

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Deep Brain Stimulation May Ease Tourette Tics

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, April 11, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Some young individuals with severe cases of Tourette syndrome could benefit from getting electrodes implanted in the brain, a tiny study suggests. The procedure, identified as deep brain stimulation (DBS), has lengthy been utilized to treat certain instances of Parkinson’s illness and other brain-based issues. But DBS is ...

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'Video Feedback' Might Help Treat Autism in Babies

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, April 11, 2017 (HealthDay News) — A “video feedback” intervention plan may possibly aid babies at danger of autism, a new British study suggests. “Parents usually sense their child is building differently very early on, however acquiring a diagnosis of autism can take years,” stated Jon Spiers in a news release from Journal of ...

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More Younger Americans Are Suffering Strokes

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, April 10, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Strokes are generally associated with the elderly, but new investigation suggests that strokes are increasingly happening to Americans beneath 65. The study looked at a sample of information from some U.S. stroke hospitalizations. From 2003 to 2004 in this sample, more than 141,000 folks from 18 to 65 ...

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CRISPR: Is It Possible to Remove Disease From DNA?

April 10, 2017 — Can you roll your tongue? Do you have a widow’s peak? Does peppermint make you sneeze? The answers are written in your DNA, along with a host of other assembly directions that gave you specific traits, skills, and susceptibilities. Your DNA also consists of information about your wellness — both your current status and your possibilities ...

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