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Untreated hypertension could lead to poor brain health, study says

High blood pressure can lead to diabetes, heart disease and other illnesses. It can also cause cognitive decline, according to a new report. »RELATED: Study: If you have high blood pressure at a doctor's office, you are twice as likely to die from heart disease Researchers from Columbia University recently conducted an observational study, presented at a recent American Heart …

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Study of mental health finds nutritional supplements can help manage depression, ADHD

There are hundreds of vitamin tablets on the market and lots of debate if we actually need them. And now, a new study, led by researchers at the Sydney NICM Health Research Institute at Western Sydney University, has found some nutritional supplements can be beneficial for mental health patients. See the video above. Australian researchers conducting an international study conducting …

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Britain fears crisis as 11.5 million receive potentially addictive drugs

LONDON – More and more Britons are prescribing potentially addictive drugs such as sleeping pills, opioids and other painkillers, raising the risk of a drug crisis like the one in the United States, health officials said on Tuesday. In a government statement, researchers at Public Health England (PHE) reported that evidence showed that "at least ten years ago, more people …

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STDs are increasing in Utah County

Please enable Javascript to watch this video UTAH COUNTY – Sexually transmitted diseases are increasing in Utah County for the fifth consecutive year. The Utah County Health Department says the number of people infected with four of the major STDs continues to climb, according to health officials. The major sexually transmitted diseases that health officials see are increases in chlamydia, …

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What is dengue, and why is it so widespread this year?

Baptized, dengue, is one of the world's leading mosquito-borne diseases and annually infects tens of millions worldwide. About half of the planet's population lives in high-risk areas, primarily in Latin America. , Africa and Asia. Outbreaks have ravaged Southeast Asia this year, infecting hundreds of thousands, killing hundreds and crippling healthcare systems as governments struggle to contain the untreatable virus. …

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Pennsylvania Man Attacked By Rabid Bat – CBS Philly

Digital Letter: Sept. 9, 2019 (PM) Jessica Kartalija has your Monday night digital letter. 7 hours ago Philadelphia Weather: Summer Isn't Over Just Yet Kate Bilo has the latest forecast. 7 hours ago Eagles' Rodney McLeod Provides Much-Needed Health Services For Students At South Jersey School Cleve Bryan reports. 7 hours ago Temple University Reacts To Field Hockey Game Being …

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"Supercool" method triples organ survival

Copyright copyright Jeffrey Andree, Reinier de Vries and Korkut Uygun Captions Researchers prepare liver for storage of subzero Supercooling of human life to -4C triples the time they can be kept before transplantation compared to putting them on ice, US researchers say. It slows down metabolism to prevent injury, reports Nature Biotechnology. That means organs can be kept viable for …

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Can we really "reverse" aging? Should we?

Some medical news that flew over the transom this weekend was interesting in a "pretty good, pretty scary" way. Newsweek reported that a new drug study had resulted in a group of patients experiencing "reverse aging" with some of them "recovering two years of youth." Given how long Juan Ponce de León spent searching for the youth's fountain (he did …

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Person dies from EEE in Rhode Island, officials say

Rhode Island health officials said Monday a person from West Warwick died after contracting the rare mosquito-borne Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus. The individual, who was in his 50s, passed away Sunday. It's the first fatal human EEE case in the state since 2007, according to a statement from the Rhode Island Department of Health. Officials announced on Aug. 30 that …

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