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Fertility loss isn't the only issue facing women who have gone through menopause before the age of 40. Their risk of cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, and depression also increases. But is there anything these women can do about it?
#EarlyMenopause #PrimaryOvarianFailure #POF

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Concerns about pharmaceutical drug pricing -- some might even call it price gouging -- have been rampant in the United States. One popular controversy swirls around EpiPen (epinephrine), an injectable medication required by people who have severe, life-threatening allergies (anaphylaxis).
#EpiPen #epinephrine #EpiPenGenerics

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A wave of anti-science skepticism may put people with high cholesterol at risk if they're convinced to quit life-saving statin medications, heart experts warn.
#statins #cholesterol #AntiStatin

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With a small percentage of U.S. parents not vaccinating their children for "non-medical" reasons, a new study warns that even a few such families can trigger a big jump in local measles cases.
#measles #MeaslesVaccination #Antivaxxer

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Osteoarthritis, often just called arthritis or degenerative joint disease is the most common form of arthritis and affects over 30 million Americans. But is this condition simply one of growing old with limited movement and creaky bones, or is it something else more serious?
#osteoarthritis #JointDisease #arthritis

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Although the word "cancer" does not typically evoke feelings of excitement, we should all be thankful for the massive advances made by experts in the field of cancer research and treatment in the past few years, particularly with regards to leukemia. With the coming of age of immunotherapy - treatments that use our own immune system to fight the disease - a cure seems not that far off.
#leukemia #LeukemiaSymptoms #Leukemia Treatment

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Cows already give us milk, meat and leather. Now, researchers say they may also hold the key to an AIDS vaccine.
#HIV #HIVVaccine #CowsandHIV

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Touted as a nootropic (smart drug) with few side effects, modafinil (Provigil) appears to be the answer to every overworked executive's or stressed-out student's problems. But is it?
#modafinil #Provigil #DecisionFatigue #StressBuster

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It's important not to forget about communicable diseases -- diseases you can catch from others -- that may need your attention.
#SeriousInfections #DangerousDiseases

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In one of the first such confirmed cases, an Arkansas toddler who suffered severe brain injury after nearly drowning has had that brain damage reversed, using a new treatment.
#drowning #HyperbaricOxygenTherapy #HBOT
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