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Gestational Diabetes May Influence Daughter's Weight Later

Gestational Diabetes May Influence Daughter's Weight Later THURSDAY, Oct. 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Daughters of women who developed gestational diabetes while pregnant may be at increased risk for being obese later in childhood, a new study suggests. The research included more than 400 girls in … Full News here – Read more on U.S. News […]

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Forget Erectile Dysfunction: More Couples Aren't Sleeping In The Same Bed

Forget Erectile Dysfunction: More Couples Aren't Sleeping In The Same Bed … IRWINDALE, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — According to a recent study, one of the biggest reasons most couples are not sleeping in the same bed is – snoring. And that's just sad given that BioTerra Herbs offers a recipe of herbs based […]

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Health: Brain injury; diabetes talk; Service of Remembrance; sports injury clinic

Health: Brain injury; diabetes talk; Service of Remembrance; sports injury clinic Edward Diabetes Center educators will be on hand to discuss the options of using insulin or monitoring to manage diabetes. In addition, representatives from pump and sensor companies will have their products on display and be available to answer … Full News here – Read […]

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Friends unite to raise funds for mom battling cancer

Friends unite to raise funds for mom battling cancer Hannah Blair went into the emergency room with belly pain in March of 2013. Only 27 years old, her life afterward would never be the same. The pain turned out to be a rare form of pancreatic cancer, similar to what took the life of Apple […]

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$2.9M NIH Grant Supports Research to Help Urban Teens Manage Asthma

.9M NIH Grant Supports Research to Help Urban Teens Manage Asthma Managing persistent asthma can be a challenge for adults, but it's even more difficult for teenagers learning to take control of their health. Peer pressure, feelings of embarrassment or insecurity, and busy school and activity schedules, are just some … Full News here – […]

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Study finds inconsistent achievement of guidelines for acute asthma care in

Study finds inconsistent achievement of guidelines for acute asthma care in … A study comparing the care delivered to patients coming to hospital emergency departments (EDs) for acute asthma attacks in recent years with data gathered more than 15 years earlier finds inconsistencies in how well hospitals are meeting nationally … Full News here – Read […]

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S.F. Fire Department joins study into breast cancer risks

S.F. Fire Department joins study into breast cancer risks Lui is participating in a study to determine whether women firefighters are particularly vulnerable to breast cancer. The clothes firefighters wear are a potential source of carcinogens. They become covered in soot and other material when firefighters … Full News here – Read more on SFGate

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Viagra introduces first ad focusing on women

Viagra introduces first ad focusing on women The maker of the world's top-selling erectile dysfunction drug on Tuesday will begin airing the first Viagra TV commercial focusing on the less-obvious sufferers of the sexual condition: women. In the new 60-second ad, a middle-aged woman reclining on … Full News here – Read more on New […]

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How to stop an asthma attack without medication – Medical Informer Video

How to stop an asthma attack without your inhaler? This video shows you that it is indeed possible. Test it and pass it along, it can save lives. In addition…

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Psychological Stress Could Contribute to Developing Diabetes

Psychological Stress Could Contribute to Developing Diabetes Past studies have partly linked stress with the onset of diabetes, but the mechanisms behind why this happens were poorly understood. In a new study, researchers provide evidence of a direct link between psychological stress and biological dysfunction. Full News here – Read more on Discover Magazine (blog)

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Allergy & Asthma Network Spotlighted In 'Innovations with Ed Begley, Jr.' on

Allergy & Asthma Network Spotlighted In 'Innovations with Ed Begley, Jr.' on … VIENNA, Va., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Allergy & Asthma Network, a leading nonprofit patient education and advocacy organization, will be featured in the Monday, Oct. 20 episode of "Innovations with Ed Begley, Jr." on the Discovery … Full News here – Read […]

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Plandai firms up plans to develop horny goat weed extract

Plandai firms up plans to develop horny goat weed extract Plandai Biotechnology (OTCQB:PLPL -3%) plans to develop and test an all-natural product for erectile dysfunction (ED). The compound, called icariin, is an extract from the plant Epimedium, also called the horny goat weed. Icariin is a phosphodiesterase … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Quality of biopsy directly linked to survival in bladder cancer patients

Quality of biopsy directly linked to survival in bladder cancer patients UCLA researchers have shown for the first time that the quality of diagnostic staging using biopsy in patients with bladder cancer is directly linked with survival, meaning those that don't get optimal biopsies are more likely to die from their disease. Full News here […]

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Family of man who died of mesothelioma take former employer to court

Family of man who died of mesothelioma take former employer to court Three judges have allowed the family of a man who died from mesothelioma to take his former employer to court over claims the firm caused him to contract the illness. The relatives of Kenneth Ferguson claim he contracted mesothelioma as a consequence … […]

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10-Year-Old Cancer Patient Helps Awesome Officers Arrest a Bad Guy She

10-Year-Old Cancer Patient Helps Awesome Officers Arrest a Bad Guy She … Kenyon, Minnesota's police department just swore in a new officer. And she's a 10-year-old cancer patient. Ashlyne Thurber has late-stage Metastatic Ewing Sarcoma. One of her father's old friends, Officer Mike Nguyen, planned a special day for her as … Full News here […]

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