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AI predicts 5-year breast cancer risk better than …

(4 days ago) WebShe was formerly a staff writer at New Scientist magazine covering health, environment, technology, nature and ancient life, and has also written for MailOnline. More about breast cancer.

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Lung cancer pill drastically cuts risk of death after surgery

(8 days ago) WebA once-daily pill halved people's risk of dying from a common lung cancer when they took the drug after tumor-removal surgery, new trial data shows. Made by the biopharmaceutical company

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Do you really need to wear a lead apron to get an X-ray

(Just Now) Web4 hours ago · Donning a shapeless lead apron may feel like a routine part of getting an X-ray. In theory, this heavy blanket is supposed to protect the body, particularly the reproductive organs, from radiation

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Brain-eating' amoebas are a new concern in northern …

(6 days ago) WebHealth providers in northern states should probe whether patients with meningitis symptoms have recently swum in warm fresh water, and they should contact the CDC at (800) 232-4636 if PAM is

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Shingles vaccine may protect against dementia Live …

(Just Now) WebAn analysis of thousands of healthcare records adds to mounting evidence that people who get the shingles vaccine in their 70s may reduce their dementia risk over the following seven years.

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Does the giant blob of seaweed headed to Florida …

(Just Now) WebHowever, regarding human health, the presence of Vibrio in the Sargassum isn't necessarily cause for mass panic. RELATED STORIES — Billion-year-old green algae is an ancestor of all plants on Earth

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Deadly fungal meningitis outbreak linked to cosmetic …

(5 days ago) WebAn outbreak of dangerous fungal infections has been tied to recent cosmetic procedures at specific clinics in Mexico. Health officials urge anyone who underwent such procedures to seek a medical

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What is gut health and why is it important

(Just Now) WebGut health is vital for immune function, suggests a 2019 review, published in Food Research International. The gut wall acts as a barrier to viruses, fungi, and harmful bacteria.

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Prebiotics: What are they and how can they benefit our …

(8 days ago) WebAnna Gora is a health writer at Live Science, having previously worked across Coach, Fit&Well, T3, TechRadar and Tom's Guide. She is a certified personal trainer, nutritionist and health coach

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Nine benefits of antioxidants: From disease prevention to …

(2 days ago) WebSpecifically, antioxidants have the potential to delay various forms of cognitive decline, like memory loss. This is all related to oxidative stress, too, which can contribute to Alzheimer’s

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Are vape pens 'healthier' than cigarettes

(2 days ago) WebAnna Gora is a health writer at Live Science, having previously worked across Coach, Fit&Well, T3, TechRadar and Tom's Guide. She is a certified personal trainer, nutritionist and health coach

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COVID-19 vaccines: What does 95% efficacy actually mean

(8 days ago) WebWhat the 95% actually means is that vaccinated people had a 95% lower risk of getting COVID-19 compared with the control group participants, who weren't vaccinated. In other words, vaccinated

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Gut-brain axis: How it works and its link to mental health

(6 days ago) WebThe gut-brain axis refers to the connection between the gut and the brain. Whether it’s a nervous sensation in the stomach before an important presentation or "butterflies" at the sight of a

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Why a balanced diet is important Live Science

(Just Now) WebCatherine is a freelance journalist writing across titles such as Verywell Health, Healthline, The Daily Telegraph, Refinery29, Elle, and Vogue. She specializes in content covering health, fitness

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Four possible benefits of fasting, according to science

(7 days ago) Web3. Healthy heart and blood sugar levels. Fasting may also improve the body’s response to the hormone insulin, which controls blood sugar levels. When your blood sugars are regulated it reduces

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Treadmill benefits: Six reasons to jump on the running machine …

(6 days ago) WebJump to: Improves heart health. Burns more calories. Muscle building. Improves brain function. Boosts sleep quality. Lifts mood. Treadmill benefits are both physical and mental — as well as

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10 ways COVID-19 changed the world Live Science

(9 days ago) WebThe illness has affected nearly every aspect of life. The year 2020 was defined by the coronavirus pandemic, arguably the worst pandemic the world has seen in 100 years. COVID-19 has caused more

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25 Medical Myths That Just Won't Go Away Live Science

(5 days ago) WebHealth-related myths are often repeated as fact, even though any diligent Google search will reveal the truth behind these fallacies. Here are 26 of the most common medical myths, debunked.

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Six benefits of probiotics for men Live Science

(2 days ago) WebDr Giuseppe Aragona, a GP and online doctor for OnlinePrescriptionDoctor, explains the benefits of probiotics on men’s health.“One of the best ways to take care of your digestive and overall

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Coronavirus outbreak: Live Updates Live Science

(6 days ago) WebOn Wednesday (Dec. 9), the U.S. recorded 3,124 new COVID-19 deaths, the highest daily death toll to date, according to CNN. In comparison, 2,977 people were killed in the 9/11 attacks. The U.S

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Zone 2 training: Definition and benefits Live Science

(3 days ago) Web“Zone 2 or low heart rate training is also one of the best tools we have to achieve metabolic health and longevity.” (Metabolic health is defined in a study published in the journal Metabolic

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The Human Body: Anatomy, facts & functions Live Science

(9 days ago) WebEach day, the kidneys process about 200 quarts (50 gallons) of blood to filter out about 2 quarts of waste and water. Adults excrete about a quarter and a half (1.42 liters) of urine each day. The

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The strangest medical cases of 2020 Live Science

(1 days ago) WebCT scans of the woman's abdomen taken just two days apart showed that her spleen had traveled from the upper left quadrant of her abdomen to the lower right quadrant, according to a report of the

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Over 100 brain tumors linked to NJ high school: Is it a cancer …

(5 days ago) WebDonavyn Coffey is a Kentucky-based health and environment journalist reporting on healthcare, food systems and anything you can CRISPR. Her work has appeared in Scientific American, Wired UK

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Not Brain Dead: Patient Trapped in Vegetative State by …

(Just Now) WebSixty-one-year-old Darrel Young underwent heart transplant surgery on Sept. 21, 2018, at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. Young never awoke from surgery, instead falling into a vegetative state

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