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ADHD Meds May Alter Boys’ Brains

This post was originally published on this siteTUESDAY, Aug. 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) — One of the most popular and effective medications used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity

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Heavy Smog as Bad as Pack-a-Day Smoking for Lungs

This post was originally published on this siteTUESDAY, Aug. 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Living in a more polluted area of the United States may be as damaging to your lungs as a pack-a-day

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Australian woman claims cotton-swab misuse led to infection that was ‘eating away at her skull’

This post was originally published on this siteAn Australian woman candidly detailed her experience with a could-have-been deadly infection that occurred after she used cotton swabs to clean out

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High fat diets linked to increased risk of diabetes

This post was originally published on this sitePhoto (c) toons17 – Getty Images A new study conducted by researchers from the University Health Network found that a high-fat diet can lead

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Blood Tests for Alzheimer’s: Two Experts on Why New Studies Are Encouraging

This post was originally published on this siteThe following essay is reprinted with permission from The Conversation, an online publication covering the latest research. Many people who have

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Damaged hearts rewired with nanotube fibers

This post was originally published on this siteThin, flexible fibers made of carbon nanotubes have now proven able to bridge damaged heart tissues and deliver the electrical signals needed to

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Screen All Adult Patients for Drug Abuse, National Panel Urges

This post was originally published on this siteA national panel of health experts recommended on Tuesday that doctors screen all adult patients for illicit drug use, including improper use of

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Air pollution can accelerate lung disease as much as a pack a day of cigarettes

This post was originally published on this siteAir pollution—especially ozone air pollution which is increasing with climate change—accelerates the progression of emphysema of the

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Sci-Fi Looking Robotic Neck Brace Could Help Lou Gehrig’s Disease Patients Lift and Move Their Heads Again

This post was originally published on this siteAmyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, better known as ALS or Lou Gherig’s disease, is a neurodegenerative condition that affects muscle strength and

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New Mexico woman diagnosed with West Nile virus in state’s first human case this year

This post was originally published on this siteA New Mexico woman has been diagnosed with West Nile virus, marking the first human case of the mosquito-borne ailment in the state this year. The

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