Stop Using Cotton Tip Applicators in Kids’ Ears

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Kris Jatana, MD FAAP Pediatric Otolaryngologist Nationwide Children’s Hospital Dr. Jatana Kris Jatana, MD FAAP Pediatric Otolaryngologist Nationwide Children’s Hospital MedicalResearch.com: What is the background for this...

Diabetes increasing in youths

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People with diabetes have blood sugar (glucose) levels that are too high. Over time, high levels of blood glucose can cause health problems. Too...

Acupuncture: A point in the right direction, or a stab in...

Acupuncture is a treatment that dates back to around 100 BC in China. It is based on traditional Chinese concepts such as qi (pronounced...

Alzheimer’s disease likely not caused by low body mass index

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A new large-scale genetic study found that low body mass index (BMI) is likely not a causal risk factor for Alzheimer's disease, as earlier...

Stereotactic partial breast radiation decreases treatment time from six weeks to...

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UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers found in a recent phase one clinical trial that stereotactic partial breast radiation was as safe as traditional radiation...

Exercise: the cellular ‘fountain of youth’

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High-intensity exercise may help older adults reverse certain aspects of the "cellular" aging process, a new study suggests. It's no secret that regular exercise is...

Potential predictor of glaucoma damage identified

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Glaucoma, a leading cause of blindness worldwide, most often is diagnosed during a routine eye exam. Over time, elevated pressure inside the eye damages...

Food as medicine: how what you eat shapes the health of...

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But eating poorly has other, somewhat more surprising ramifications. Recently we have come to understand that unhealthy eating patterns can affect our lungs. Switching...

Keep your seasonal allergies in check

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Seasonal allergies can be frustrating. When spring crawls in, many people begin to experience all-too-familiar itchy and watery eyes, runny nose, and congestion. Symptoms...

Researchers uncover new mechanism that explains cause of portal hypertension

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Investigators at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) have identified a critical regulatory mechanism for the production of nitric oxide (NO). Endothelial nitric...