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FDA approve new drug to treat high cholesterol

FDA approve new drug to treat high cholesterol

Repatha has become the second drug in a new class known as “PCSK9 inhibitors” to be approved by the Food
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Coffee may harm cardiovascular health for young adults with mild hypertension

Coffee may harm cardiovascular health for young adults with mild hypertension

Young adults with mild cases of high blood pressure may want to steer clear of coffee, as new research suggests
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Antibiotic use may raise risk of type 2 diabetes

Antibiotic use may raise risk of type 2 diabetes

The greater the number of antibiotic prescriptions an individual has each year, the higher their risk for type 2 diabetes.
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Reduced heart function tied to raised risk of dementia, Alzheimer’s

Reduced heart function tied to raised risk of dementia, Alzheimer’s

A new study led by Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN, suggests that having a healthy heart may protect
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What Do Smartphones Do to the Brain?

What Do Smartphones Do to the Brain?

Even as the smartphone continues to evolve in functionality and power, parents are anxious that their kids seem to be
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10 Interesting Medical Facts of Human Body

10 Interesting Medical Facts of Human Body

The average red blood cell lives for 120 days. Nerve Impulses travel at over 400 km/hr (249 mi/hr). A sneeze
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Health Tip: When Your Child Is Afraid to Sleep

Health Tip: When Your Child Is Afraid to Sleep

Understand what’s behind the fear A child’s fear can interfere with sleep, but parents can offer soothing words of calm
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Health Tip: Soothing Psoriasis on the Feet

Health Tip: Soothing Psoriasis on the Feet

Soak your tootsies in oatmeal Psoriasis causes red, itchy skin plaques that commonly affect the bottoms of the feet. The
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Kids With Autism Have Extra Brain Connections

Kids With Autism Have Extra Brain Connections

Researchers report that children with autism appear to have excess synapses — cellular connections — in their brains compared with
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NSAIDs may halve breast cancer recurrence in overweight women

NSAIDs may halve breast cancer recurrence in overweight women

A new study by researchers at the University of Texas in Austin finds that recurrence of hormone-related breast cancer was
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Coronary calcium predicts heart disease risk in patients with chronic kidney disease

Coronary calcium predicts heart disease risk in patients with chronic kidney disease

Calcium buildup in the coronary arteries may be a better indicator of kidney disease patients’ risk of heart disease than
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Do colds increase the risk of stroke in children?

Do colds increase the risk of stroke in children?

A New study published in Neurology, the journal of the American Academy of Neurology, has found that the risk of
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Exercise may protect older women from irregular heartbeat

Exercise may protect older women from irregular heartbeat

Increasing the amount or intensity of physical activity can cut the chances of older women developing a life-threatening irregular heartbeat,
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Fenofibrate Effective for Women and Men With T2DM

Fenofibrate Effective for Women and Men With T2DM

Improves lipoprotein profile more in women; CVD event reduction similar for men, women For patients with type 2 diabetes, fenofibrate is
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