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  • Long-term Opioid Use Ups the Risk of Sleep Disorders By Medindia Health   -   Nov 20, 2019

    LONG-TERM OPIOID USE UPS THE RISK OF SLEEP DISORDERS

    New statement by American academy of sleep medicine increases awareness among health care providers of the important adverse events...

    Sleep
  • Anal Cancer Diagnosis Death Rates Raised Among Americans By Medindia Health   -   Nov 20, 2019

    ANAL CANCER DIAGNOSIS DEATH RATES RAISED AMONG AMERICANS

    Rates of new anal cancer diagnoses and deaths have increased dramatically over the last 15 years among Americans.

    Cancer
  • By Medindia Health   -   Nov 20, 2019

    CHILDREN CAN LEARN MATHS FROM VIRTUAL CHARACTERS

    Children's math learning from a game featuring a prototype of an intelligent character based on the media character Dora from the animated...

  • Malaria Discovery May Aid to Treat HIV and Lupus Better By Medindia Health   -   Nov 20, 2019

    MALARIA DISCOVERY MAY AID TO TREAT HIV AND LUPUS BETTER

    Discovery about how immune system responds to malaria infection could lead to better treatments for hepatitis C, HIV and lupus, say...

    Hepatitis, AIDS
  • World COPD Day: 'All Together to End COPD' By Medindia Health   -   Nov 20, 2019

    WORLD COPD DAY: 'ALL TOGETHER TO END COPD'

    World COPD Day will be celebrated on 20th November 2019. Globally, COPD is observed on every third Wednesday of November It raises...

    Stress
  • Depression Puts South African Girls at Greater Risk of Contracting HIV By Medindia Health   -   Nov 20, 2019

    DEPRESSION PUTS SOUTH AFRICAN GIRLS AT GREATER RISK OF CONTRACTING HIV

    Teen girls in South Africa face an extraordinary threat of HIV. Depression puts teen girls in South Africa at an even higher risk of...

    Face, Depression
  • Kids Who Skip Breakfast Get Worse GCSE Results By Medindia Health   -   Nov 20, 2019

    KIDS WHO SKIP BREAKFAST GET WORSE GCSE RESULTS

    Shool children who usually skip breakfast achieve significantly lower GCSE scores than those who normally eat it, research shows.

  • Menopause Isn't the Only Reason for Low Libido in Older Women: Study By Medindia Health   -   Nov 20, 2019

    MENOPAUSE ISN'T THE ONLY REASON FOR LOW LIBIDO IN OLDER WOMEN: STUDY

    New study reports the various reasons behind the lack of libido among women in their 60s. So many women identified sexual dysfunction...

    Menopause, Libido
  • Relationships Between Rheumatoid Arthritis and Other Diseases Before and After Diagnosis By Medindia Health   -   Nov 20, 2019

    RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS AND OTHER DISEASES BEFORE AND AFTER DIAGNOSIS

    Individuals who have rheumatoid arthritis are at an enhanced risk of developing other conditions such as heart disease, blood clots,...

    Sleep, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Arthritis
  • Husbands' Stress Linked to Wives Income By Medindia Health   -   Nov 20, 2019

    HUSBANDS' STRESS LINKED TO WIVES INCOME

    Husbands are least stressed when their wives earn up to 40% of household income but they become increasingly stressed as their spouse's...

    Stress
  • Economic Distress Linked to Heart Disease By Medindia Health   -   Nov 20, 2019

    ECONOMIC DISTRESS LINKED TO HEART DISEASE

    Communities in the United States that experienced the most economic distress in the wake of the Great Recession saw a significant increase...

    Stroke
  • Food Nutrition in Sub-Saharan Africa: New Insights By Medindia Health   -   Nov 20, 2019

    FOOD NUTRITION IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA: NEW INSIGHTS

    A new survey has revealed that an estimated 39% of over six thousand sub-Saharan households experienced severely unreliable access...

    Nutrition, Food
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring Helps Identify Dangerous Blood Sugar Levels By Medindia Health   -   Nov 20, 2019

    CONTINUOUS GLUCOSE MONITORING HELPS IDENTIFY DANGEROUS BLOOD SUGAR LEVELS

    For people with type 1 diabetes, some continuous glucose monitoring alarm features and settings may achieve better blood sugar control,...

    Diabetes
  • Chewing Sugarless Gum Can Prevent Tooth Decay By Medindia Health   -   Nov 20, 2019

    CHEWING SUGARLESS GUM CAN PREVENT TOOTH DECAY

    Chewing gum after meals could help you avoid tooth decay by producing more saliva and washing away harmful germs, but the gum must...

  • Fish Oil Supplements as Effective as ADHD Drugs for Attention for Some Kids By Medindia Health   -   Nov 20, 2019

    FISH OIL SUPPLEMENTS AS EFFECTIVE AS ADHD DRUGS FOR ATTENTION FOR SOME KIDS

    Omega-3 fish oil supplements improve attention among kids with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder , but only among those with...

    Drugs
  • Personality Affects Retirement Spending By Medindia Health   -   Nov 19, 2019

    PERSONALITY AFFECTS RETIREMENT SPENDING

    How quickly you spend your savings in retirement may have as much or more to do with your personality than whether you have a lot of...

  • Heart-on-a-chip Measures in Vivo Cardiac Performance By Medindia Health   -   Nov 19, 2019

    HEART-ON-A-CHIP MEASURES IN VIVO CARDIAC PERFORMANCE

    Heart-on-a-chip technology predicts preclinical systolic and diastolic in vivo observations for novel cardiac drug in development.

    Drugs
  • New Guideline for Treating and Preventing Drug-resistant TB By Medindia Health   -   Nov 19, 2019

    NEW GUIDELINE FOR TREATING AND PREVENTING DRUG-RESISTANT TB

    New guideline emphasizes treatment of drug-resistant tuberculosis with all-oral regimens and provides recommendations for treatment...

    Drugs
  • Yoga Classes May Improve Depression and Anxiety By Medindia Health   -   Nov 19, 2019

    YOGA CLASSES MAY IMPROVE DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY

    Evidence that yoga and breathing exercises can improve symptoms of depression and anxiety in both the short term and long term has...

    Depression
  • Drug Under Investigation Effective at Lowering Bad Cholesterol By Medindia Health   -   Nov 19, 2019

    DRUG UNDER INVESTIGATION EFFECTIVE AT LOWERING BAD CHOLESTEROL

    Experimental cholesterol-lowering drug effective at lowering bad cholesterol, study shows

    Drugs, Cholesterol