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Metastatic breast cancer may soon be treated using light to activate photo-sensitive drugs which, in turn, can target cancer cells and avoid healthy ones. #BreastCancer
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It is common for people with diabetes to experience fatigue. Causes can include high blood sugar levels, depression, being overweight, and other related health conditions. Controlling blood sugar levels and lifestyle changes can help a person reduce fatigue. Learn more here. #Diabetes
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Having muscle tightness and pain is a common but bothersome problem for people who exercise or those with underlying conditions. Learn about a variety of natural muscle relaxers in this article. #ComplementaryMedicineAlternativeMedicine
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Mice treated with small molecules that stop bacteria forming toxins survived MRSA infection without the need for antibiotics, study found. #MRSADrugResistance
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Our bodies can work in mysterious ways, which sometimes give rise to strange medical conditions. In this Spotlight we look at five of these rare diseases. #Genetics
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The hCG diet combines using a human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) hormone supplement and restricting food intake to 500 calories a day. However, hCG weight loss products are illegal in the United States, and there is no evidence to show that the diet is safe or effective. Learn more here. #NutritionDiet
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A large review suggests that the herpes virus may result in a heightened risk of senile dementia, and may account for numerous Alzheimer's diagnoses. #AlzheimersDementia
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Bunions are when a bump forms at the base of the big toe. Surgery is a treatment option, and the type of surgery depends on symptoms, size, and the shape of the bunion. Full recovery can take up to a year, but doctors will likely remove the stitches after 2 weeks. Learn more here. #BonesOrthopedics
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Orthopnea is a symptom rather than a condition. It is a shortness of breath that only occurs when a person is lying down and usually subsides when they sit or stand up. Causes include conditions that affect the heart or lungs, such as heart failure or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Learn more here. #Respiratory
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Researchers have been developing a 'universal' blood test that can quickly detect the presence of cancer. The scientists are now working to improve it. #CancerOncology
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