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Feel Younger, Live Longer? by Medline Plus Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Source: HealthDay - Related MedlinePlus Pages: Healthy Aging , Mental Health , Seniors' Health Read on »
Study Supports Benefit of Widely Used Glaucoma Drug by Medline Plus Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Prostaglandin analogue eye drops can slow deterioration of vision that comes with the disease Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Eye Diseases , Glaucoma ... Read on »
Some Blood Types Might Raise Type 2 Diabetes Risk by Medline Plus Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine But experts question value of finding when so many other risk factors for disease can be changed Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Blood , Blood Sugar ... Read on »
Can You Balance on One Leg? You May Have Lower Stroke Risk by Medline Plus Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Inability to stand on one foot for 20-plus seconds could suggest brain vessel damage, study contends Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Balance Problems ... Read on »
Most States Not Ready to Handle Infectious Disease Outbreaks by Medline Plus Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Ebola, mumps, other illnesses suggest public health systems need strengthening, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Immunization , Infect ... Read on »
Arriving Now At Gate 42: Measles by Medline Plus Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine CDC report of transmission in U.S. air terminal shows how easily the virus can spread Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Immunization , Measles , Travel ... Read on »
Severe Hot Flashes During Menopause May Raise Hip Fracture Risk Later by Medline Plus Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Researchers suspect that more marked hormonal changes may explain possible connection Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Bone Density , Hip Injuries and ... Read on »
Scratch from Pet Rat Kills Child; CDC Warns of Risk by Medline Plus Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine 'Rat-bite fever' also sickened 16 others in 2000-2012 in San Diego County alone, report noted Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Animal Diseases and You ... Read on »
Many Flu Infections Aren't Good Match for Vaccine: CDC by Medline Plus Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine But health officials still urge people to get inoculated because the shot should offer some protection Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Flu , Immunization Read on »
Being Fit Keeps Blood Pressure in Check by Medline Plus Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Those in poorest shape were more likely to have high blood pressure, study found Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise and Physical Fitness , High ... Read on »
Common Painkillers May Help Prevent Certain Skin Cancers, Study Finds by Medline Plus Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine But medications such as ibuprofen pose their own risks, experts say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Pain Relievers , Skin Cancer , Sun Exposure Read on »
FDA Approves Xtoro to Treat Swimmer's Ear by Medline Plus Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Source: Food and Drug Administration Related MedlinePlus Page: Ear Infections Read on »
EpiPen and Asthma Inhaler Misuse by Medline Plus Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Source: HealthDay - Related MedlinePlus Pages: Allergy , Asthma Read on »
Many People Misuse Devices for Asthma, Allergic Reaction by Medline Plus Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Memory of correct way to use inhalers, epinephrine pens faded over time, researchers report Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Allergy , Asthma , Medica ... Read on »
Smog Exposure During Pregnancy Linked to Autism Risk by Medline Plus Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Expert notes, however, that potential threat is small Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Air Pollution , Autism Spectrum Disorder , Pregnancy Read on »
Global Life Expectancy Continues to Climb by Medline Plus Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Women have slightly greater gains than men, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Statistics , International Health Read on »
Cheap Natural Compound May Help Smokers Quit by Medline Plus Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine But cytisine isn't widely available, study authors note Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Quitting Smoking Read on »
Despite Risks, Benzodiazepine Use Highest in Older People by Medline Plus Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Source: National Institute of Mental Health - Related MedlinePlus Pages: Medicines , Seniors' Health Read on »
Neurologists Say Jury Still Out on Medical Marijuana's Use for Brain Disorders by Medline Plus Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Easing federal restrictions on pot research might help get answers, doctors say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Marijuana , Neurologic Diseases Read on »
Migraine May Raise Risk for Bell's Palsy by Medline Plus Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The headaches were tied to a doubling of odds for the facial paralysis, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Bell's Palsy , Migraine Read on »