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This health problem in early-mid pregnancy may increase autism risk

Hyperemesis gravidarum is a severe form of morning sickness. Affected women experience intense nausea and are unable to keep down food and fluids. This can...

Do you worry about taking PPIs? Well, you are not alone

In a recent study, researchers found that many people have concerns about drug proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) and they attempt to discontinue their use...

Taming chronic inflammation may help reduce illness, save lives

In a new paper, researchers recommend the early diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of severe chronic inflammation to reduce the risk of chronic disease and...

Scientists discover new way to combat Alzheimer’s disease

In patients with Alzheimer's disease, amyloid-beta protein fragments accumulate in the tissue and blood vessels of the brain, likely due to a faulty clearance...

Limited eating times could be a new way to fight obesity and diabetes

People with obesity, high blood sugar, high blood pressure or high cholesterol are often advised to eat less and move more, but our new...

Permanent hair dye and straighteners may boost breast cancer risk

In a new study, researchers found that women who use permanent hair dye and chemical hair straighteners have a higher risk of developing breast...

Common diabetes drug may improve healthy aging

Metformin is the most commonly prescribed type 2 diabetes drug, yet scientists still do not fully know how it works to control blood sugar...

Why people buy, trade, donate medications on the black market

Altruism and a lack of access and affordability are three reasons why people with chronic illnesses are turning to the "black market" for medicines...

Acupuncture could reduce dry mouth caused by cancer treatment

In a new study, researchers found that after receiving acupuncture treatment three days a week during the course of radiation treatment, head and neck...

These 7 things may increase risk of prostate cancer

Recent research has shown that avoiding cancer risk factors may help prevent certain cancers. Common risk factors for cancer include smoking, obesity, and not getting enough exercise. In the U.S., about...

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Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

This popular painkiller may harm your blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found popular pain drug opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) may increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia, or...

Popular high blood pressure drug may increase risk of bowel disease

High blood pressure harms one in ten adults across the globe, and it increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. The most common treatments...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

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

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...