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Hormone therapy may increase cardiovascular ... Patients receiving hormone therapy as part of their ... (20 Feb 2019)
Avoiding Selfie Elbow, Texting Thumb Specialists are seeing more and more repetitive stress injuries ... (20 Feb 2019)
Adolescent Female Blood Donors At Risk For ... New public health measures could help protect this vulnerable ... (20 Feb 2019)
Lupus Strongly Linked to Imbalances in Gut ... The disease systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) — marked by the ... (20 Feb 2019)
Study Finds Upsurge in ‘Active Surveillance’ ... Many men with low-risk prostate cancer who most likely ... (12 Feb 2019)
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Patients receiving hormone therapy as part of their gender-transition treatment had an elevated risk for cardiovascular events, including strokes, heart attacks and blood clots, according to a study published in the American Heart Association's journal Circulation.

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Specialists are seeing more and more repetitive stress injuries (RSI) from overuse of smartphones and tablets ­– the main instigators of emerging conditions like texting thumb and selfie elbow, notes UT Southwestern rehabilitation specialist Dr. Renee Enriquez.

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New public health measures could help protect this vulnerable population, authors say

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The disease systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) — marked by the attack on joints, skin, and kidneys by the body’s immune system — is linked to an abnormal mix of bacteria in the gut. This is according to a new study led by scientists at NYU School of Medicine.

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Healthy women who use birth control pills are poorer judges of subtle facial expressions than non-users, according to new research

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Many men with low-risk prostate cancer who most likely previously would have undergone immediate surgery or radiation are now adopting a more conservative “active surveillance” strategy, according to an analysis of a new federal database by scientists from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

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Researchers in Germany have discovered why sleep can sometimes be the best medicine. Sleep improves the potential ability of some of the body’s immune cells to attach to their targets, according to a new study that will be published February 12 in the Journal of Experimental Medicine. The study, led by Stoyan Dimitrov and Luciana Besedovsky at the University of Tübingen, helps explain how sleep can fight off an infection, whereas other conditions, such as chronic stress, can make the body more susceptible to illness.

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But study suggests higher education might counter effects of milder hearing impairment

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For Valentine’s Day consideration, skip the milk chocolate candy and replace it with a cup of dark hot cocoa.

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Colorectal cancer is the third most common cause of cancer deaths in the United States and advanced colorectal polyps are a major risk factor. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concluded that aspirin reduces the risk of colorectal cancer by 40 percent as well as recurrence of advanced polyps. Their guidelines suggest that, without a specific contraindication, health care providers should routinely prescribe aspirin to all patients with advanced colorectal polyps.

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