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What you should know about opioid addiction

What you should know about opioid addiction

Many people use opioids to treat chronic pain. However, when they overuse the drugs, they can become addicted to it. But it is not always easy...
Depression linked to higher stroke risk in older people

Depression linked to higher stroke risk in older people

A new study has shown that having more depression symptoms is linked to a higher risk of stroke in older people. People who report an...
Yo-yo dieting may harm heart health in women

Yo-yo dieting may increase heart disease risk in women

In a new study, researchers found yo-yo dieting may increase heart disease risk in women. The research was conducted by a team at Columbia University. Yo-yo...
Weight loss could help control type 2 diabetes effectively

Weight loss could help control type 2 diabetes effectively

In a new study, researchers found about 33% of people with type 2 diabetes who lost body weight are in remission two years later. These...
Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study, researchers found long-term use of two antidepressants is linked to a higher risk of dementia. In addition, drugs prescribed for bladder...
Moderate alcohol drinking linked to high blood pressure

Moderate alcohol drinking linked to high blood pressure

Although recent studies have shown some benefits of moderate drinking, a new study has shown that this drinking habit is linked to high blood...

Many people with high blood pressure take their drugs improperly

In a recent study, University of Manchester researchers found more than one-third of 1,400 people with high blood pressure have not been taking their...
Researchers develop two more effective drugs for pain relief

Researchers develop two more effective drugs for pain relief

In a recent study, researchers have developed two new medications that can effectively reduce pain. In addition, the two new drugs could prevent brain- and...
More heart attacks occur in people younger than 40

More heart attacks occur in people younger than 40

In a new study, researchers found heart attacks are steadily rising in adults younger than 40 in the U.S. The research was conducted by researchers...
Daily nap may help prevent high blood pressure

Daily nap may help prevent high blood pressure

In a new study, researchers found a nap a day may keep high blood pressure at bay. They suggest daily napping may do much more...