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18 Nov

New Evidence Supporting The Safety Of HPV Vaccines

More than 97 percent of adverse reactions to HPV vaccines are nonserious.

15 Nov

New Treatment For Peanut Allergies?

A simple antibody injection may prevent serious reactions in those with severe peanut allergies.

14 Nov

Americans Get The Majority Of Their Daily Calories From Ultra-Processed Foods

The more ultra-processed food person eats, the lower their heart health.

U.S. Hurricanes Are Bigger, Stronger, More Destructive: Study

U.S. Hurricanes Are Bigger, Stronger, More Destructive: Study

MONDAY, Nov. 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Climate change has increased the size, strength and destructive force of hurricanes that strike the United States, according to a new Danish study.

It also reported that the most severe hurricanes are more than three times as common as they were 100 years ago.

The conclusions are base...

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  • November 18, 2019
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With Blood Draws, Bedside Manners Matter

With Blood Draws, Bedside Manners Matter

MONDAY, Nov. 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- How much pain you feel when blood samples are taken could depend on how nice the person wielding the needle is, new research suggests.

Patients were 390% more likely to say their pain was well-controlled when the person taking their blood was courteous, according to a study presented recent...

  • Robert Preidt
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  • November 18, 2019
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Stereotypes About Girls and Math Don't Add Up, Scans Show

Stereotypes About Girls and Math Don't Add Up, Scans Show

MONDAY, Nov. 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Girls and boys have no differences in brain function or math ability, according to researchers who used imaging to analyze kids' brain development.

The study is the latest to debunk the common myth that women are less suited to work in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fie...

  • Robert Preidt
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  • November 18, 2019
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Statins Won't Harm Aging Brains, and May Even Help

Statins Won't Harm Aging Brains, and May Even Help

MONDAY, Nov. 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Concerns that cholesterol-lowering statin drugs can impair brain health appear to be unfounded, according to new research.

"Statins won't make you stupid or cause memory loss," said lead researcher Dr. Katherine Samaras, a professor of medicine at St. Vincent's Clinical School of Medicine in ...

  • Steven Reinberg
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  • November 18, 2019
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Muscle in Middle Age Might Help Men's Hearts Later

Muscle in Middle Age Might Help Men's Hearts Later

MONDAY, Nov. 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Middle-aged men who maintain their muscle mass may lower their risk of heart disease as they get older, a new study suggests.

Beginning in the mid-30s, muscle begins to decline by about 3% each decade. Previous studies found that muscle mass is associated with heart attack/stroke risk, but ...

  • Robert Preidt
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  • November 18, 2019
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Fish Oil Rx Slows Clogging in Arteries

Fish Oil Rx Slows Clogging in Arteries

MONDAY, Nov. 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Prescription-strength fish oil slows the development of artery-clogging plaques, according to early results from an ongoing clinical trial.

Icosapent ethyl, sold under the brand name Vascepa, is a drug derived from fish that contains pure EPA, a key nutrient in fish oil. In the new study, Vasce...

  • Dennis Thompson
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  • November 18, 2019
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