Personalized Treatment for Lung Cancer Increased Survival

Personalized Treatment for Lung Cancer Increased Survival

🕔19:24, 21.May 2014

By Sheryl Wood (dailyRx News) What if cancer chemotherapy could be customized for each patient’s tumor? This individualized treatment may become a reality, as researchers test tumors for their genes and choose medications that work best based on those genes.

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Two-Thirds of Americans May Carry HPV

Two-Thirds of Americans May Carry HPV

🕔19:06, 21.May 2014

By Doug Hanson (dailyRx News) Humans are teeming with viruses and bacteria, both good and bad. It seems one such invader — the human papillomavirus (HPV) — may be infecting many of us. A recent study found that two out

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Women With Diabetes Had Greater Heart Disease Risk Than Men

Women With Diabetes Had Greater Heart Disease Risk Than Men

🕔19:59, 20.May 2014

By Nancy Maleki (dailyRx News) People with diabetes are at risk for heart disease. One gender may face a higher risk than the other. A recent study found that women with type 2 diabetes had higher systolic blood pressures and

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IBD Could Affect Your Heart

IBD Could Affect Your Heart

🕔19:52, 20.May 2014

By Liza Baskin (dailyRx News) Inflammatory bowel diseases are serious conditions on their own. But they also can lead to life-threatening complications that may extend to organs beyond the digestive system — even to the heart. A recent study found

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Air Pollution Around Pregnant Mothers Tied to Child’s Asthma

Air Pollution Around Pregnant Mothers Tied to Child’s Asthma

🕔19:49, 20.May 2014

By Liza Baskin (dailyRx News) The foods that a woman eats during pregnancy can have a huge impact on her baby’s development, both before and after birth. The quality of air that a pregnant woman breathes may be equally important

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JUGGLING DIABETES AND CANCER AND HOW PEOPLE COPE WITH BOTH ?

JUGGLING DIABETES AND CANCER AND HOW PEOPLE COPE WITH BOTH ?

🕔13:51, 20.May 2014

As published in Indian Express on January 5, 2013 – A US Study says people with Type 2 Diabetes have an increased risk of developing Cancer. Here’s how they cope up with both.Nine years ago, Brenda Gray, a former schoolteacher

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Migraines Might Affect Stroke Risk

Migraines Might Affect Stroke Risk

🕔20:07, 16.May 2014

By Natalie San Luis (dailyRx News) People with a history of migraines may have to take steps to avoid another serious health problem, according to new research. Researchers found that individuals who reported having migraines were twice as likely to

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Tips for Coping with Diabetes-Related Stress

Tips for Coping with Diabetes-Related Stress

🕔19:28, 16.May 2014

By Emily Loghmani, MS, RD, LDN, CDEMar 16, 2014 Managing a chronic illness like diabetes can cause stress. Every day, the person with diabetes must be vigilant. Diabetes never goes away and yet it’s only one part of your busy

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Aspirin for Cardiovascular Prevention—Decide With Your Doctor

Aspirin for Cardiovascular Prevention—Decide With Your Doctor

🕔19:02, 16.May 2014

By Michael J. Blaha, MD, MPHMay 16, 2014 In small doses, daily aspirin use can help thin the blood and protect against heart attacks and strokes. Aspirin use, however, comes at a big price: an increased risk of bleeding. How

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Diabetes

Diabetes

🕔14:08, 16.May 2014

By Mayo Clinic Staff Diabetes mellitus refers to a group of diseases that affect how your body uses blood glucose, commonly called blood sugar. Glucose is vital to your health because it’s an important source of energy for the cells

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10 Amazing Benefits Of Green Beans

10 Amazing Benefits Of Green Beans

🕔22:14, 15.May 2014

By Anamika Green beans are also known as string beans and are easily available in most grocery stores. Their nutrient content includes fibers, vitamins, minerals and very less carbohydrates. They also contain protein, calcium, dietary fiber, iron and several other essential nutrients.

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10 Health Benfits of Ginger

10 Health Benfits of Ginger

🕔21:16, 15.May 2014

By Shubhra Krishan Ayurveda gives ginger the status of a virtual medicine chest. That’s because this wonder spice has time-tested digestion-friendly properties, in addition to its numerous other health benefits. In India, we use ginger liberally in our daily life. Ginger-spiked chai is a household

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13 Ways To Use Cucumbers

13 Ways To Use Cucumbers

🕔21:01, 15.May 2014

By Melissa Breyer Ah the humble cucumber–it sits patiently in the crisper drawer while its flashier cousins are being scooped up and devoured for dinner. The cucumber just waits and waits in all of it’s watery, melon-tinged mild manner. Maybe someone will make

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13 Surprising Uses for Honey

13 Surprising Uses for Honey

🕔20:39, 15.May 2014

    By Katie Waldeck It’s often said that the famed ancient beauty Cleopatra would soak in honey and milk baths. Well, whether or not that’s true, it’s certainly not surprising that the story has persisted for so long — honey has

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Provided by CDC Healthy Vision: Make It Last a Lifetime

Provided by CDC Healthy Vision: Make It Last a Lifetime

🕔21:58, 14.May 2014

By Centers for Disease Control and Prevention May is Healthy Vision Month: You can have a comprehensive dilated eye exam to check for common eye problems. If you haven’t had an exam in a while, schedule one now. Taking care

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4 Deadly Food Allergies And How You Can Avoid A Reaction

4 Deadly Food Allergies And How You Can Avoid A Reaction

🕔21:52, 14.May 2014

By Sabrina Bachai Food allergies affect many people at different points in time in their lives — allergies of all kinds are triggered by certain external stimulants. The allergies involving food are the effect of immune responses to different things

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Football Injury May Shrink Part of Brain

Football Injury May Shrink Part of Brain

🕔21:44, 14.May 2014

By Katti Gray (dailyRx News) Getting a head injury is a risk that comes with playing football. A disproportionate number of athletes in that contact sport have had a concussion, a brain injury that has been increasingly in the spotlight.

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Rx Options for Curbing Alcohol Cravings

Rx Options for Curbing Alcohol Cravings

🕔20:38, 14.May 2014

By Katti Gray (dailyRx News) Alcohol abuse can take a toll on your physical and mental health. A fraction of those who abuse alcohol get treated, and fewer still are believed to receive medication that might help. In a new

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Study: Statin and Antibody Combo Lowered Very High Cholesterol

Study: Statin and Antibody Combo Lowered Very High Cholesterol

🕔20:31, 14.May 2014

By Don Rauf (dailyRx News) For many patients, statins have been an effective therapy for reducing high levels of cholesterol. For some with very high cholesterol, statins may not be enough. Some individuals with extremely elevated LDL (“bad”) cholesterol levels

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29 Amazing Benefits Of Peanuts For Skin, Hair And Health

29 Amazing Benefits Of Peanuts For Skin, Hair And Health

🕔06:21, 14.May 2014

Arshi May 12, 2014 Peanuts are popularly used as a seed oil in India. Since they are obtained from the ground, they are also sometimes called as groundnuts. They are very easily available round the year and almost everywhere in India.

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