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Kratom is a herbal product made from Mitragyna speciosa ─ a tropical evergreen tree in the coffee family found in Southeast Asia ─ with...

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A recent study from the University of Bonn and elsewhere found that inflammation drives the development of neurodegenerative brain diseases and plays a major...

This inexpensive drug may enhance therapy effects in prostate cancer

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Untreated sleep apnea can put your heart health at risk

February is American Heart Month. Did you know that sleep apnea impacts heart health? According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, nearly 30 million...

Surgical and non-surgical options for weight loss: Which is the best?

Losing weight may not be easy, but there are many options available to help with the journey. People often start the weight loss process by...

Cancer drugs may help treat lung inflammation, COPD

In a new study, researchers found the potential for clinically available cancer treatments to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). They examined the effect of...

Before grabbing a grapefruit, understand its power

Grapefruit looks sweet and friendly, but you might have heard it possesses powers far beyond those of ordinary produce. Some of that reputation is fact,...

Obesity, heart disease, and diabetes may be transmissible between people

In a new study, researchers found that many diseases may be transmissible between people through microbes (including bacteria, fungi, and viruses) that live in...

Most Americans know much less about eye health than they think they do

In a new study, researchers found key gaps in American’s knowledge of eye health, and what they don’t know is putting them at risk...

This walking exercise can make older people healthy and fit

In a recent study from Shinshu University in Japan, researchers found an effective way to increase overall fitness and decrease lifestyle-related disease (LSD) through...

This common essential nutrient may harm your eye health

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Acid reflux drugs may harm memory function in people with breast cancer

In a new study, researchers found that acid reflux drugs recommended to ease stomach problems during cancer treatment may have a harmful side effect:...

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Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

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