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Asthma risk varies with ethnic ancestry among Latinos

Asthma risk varies with ethnic ancestry among Latinos Native American ancestry is associated with a lower asthma risk, but African ancestry is associated with a higher risk, according to the largest-ever study of how genetic variation influences asthma risk in Latinos, in whom both African and Native … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Study: Aspirin may lower prostate cancer risk

Study: Aspirin may lower prostate cancer risk (CNN) – Many people take an aspirin every day to avoid cardiovascular problems. That's because non-steroidial anti-inflammatory drugs, like aspirin, thin the blood, making it easier on the heart. Researchers have found that non-steroidal anti … Full News here – Read more on 19 Action News

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Taking antidepressants does not seem to increase your miscarriage risk

Taking antidepressants does not seem to increase your miscarriage risk During the first 35 days of pregnancy, 22,884 were taking an SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor) antidepressant: fluoxetine (Prozac), citalopram (Celexa), paroxetine (Paxil) or escitalopram (Lexapro). Overall, 142,093 women in the full study … Full News here – Read more on Washington Post

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Daily Low-dose Aspirin Recommended for Pregnant Women at High Risk for Pre

Daily Low-dose Aspirin Recommended for Pregnant Women at High Risk for Pre … The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has recommended that women at high risk for pre-eclampsia use low-dose aspirin (81 mg/day) after 12 weeks of pregnancy. This recommendation updates a 1996 USPSTF recommendation that concluded … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Daily dose of aspirin may cut prostate cancer risk

Daily dose of aspirin may cut prostate cancer risk While promising results have been shown in studies of other tumor types, people generally don't take aspirin to prevent cancer or slow its growth. One obstacle was that researchers didn't know how aspirin worked on tumors. The new findings help answer … Full News here – Read […]

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The Hazards of Advil, Aleve, and Aspirin – Part I, Ulcer Risk

The Hazards of Advil, Aleve, and Aspirin – Part I, Ulcer Risk Over the Counter (OTC) pain meds such as Advil, Aleve, and aspirin are used by millions of Americans without direct medical supervision, but these medications frequently cause ulcers of the stomach and intestine, as well as high blood pressure, kidney … Full News here […]

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Cancer Risk From Bad Southern California Air Eases

Cancer Risk From Bad Southern California Air Eases Southern California's air is getting healthier, and with that the chances of getting cancer from inhaling toxins has fallen significantly. The risk of cancer from airborne pollutants has dropped by more than 50 percent on average since 2005, according … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Aspirin May Reduce Risk of Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Aspirin May Reduce Risk of Aggressive Prostate Cancer As many people know, a daily aspirin can help stave off a heart attack. Apparently, your ticker isn't the only part of your body that may benefit from a dose of the drug: Aspirin significantly reduces men's risk of prostate cancer, reveals a new Duke … Full […]

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Common painkillers combined with other drugs may cause high risk of GI bleeding

Common painkillers combined with other drugs may cause high risk of GI bleeding Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)—such as ibuprofen and aspirin—increase one's risk of upper gastrointestinal bleeding. When taken in combination with other drugs, this risk is significantly higher, according to new research appearing in … Full News here – Read more on Medical Xpress

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Prenatal Exposure to Chemicals in Plastics Linked to Asthma Risk in Kids

Prenatal Exposure to Chemicals in Plastics Linked to Asthma Risk in Kids … Children had nearly an 80 percent increased risk of developing asthma between age 5 and 11 if their mothers were exposed during pregnancy to high levels of two phthalates (pronounced thal-ates), the researchers found. The two phthalates were … Full News here – […]

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In war on cancer, patients at risk of becoming commoditized

In war on cancer, patients at risk of becoming commoditized Over the past 40 years, the global medical community has made significant strides in the war against cancer. More Americans with cancer face longer life expectancies as a result of increased awareness among at-risk populations, better preventative care … Full News here – Read more […]

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One in Three Americans has Pre-Diabetes; Are you at Risk?

One in Three Americans has Pre-Diabetes; Are you at Risk? UNION COUNTY – Currently, one in three Americans (79 million people) has pre-diabetes, a condition in which a person's blood glucose is elevated, but not high enough for a diabetes diagnosis. Only 11 percent of those with pre-diabetes know they have it. Full News here […]

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Aspirin could cut cancer risk

Aspirin could cut cancer risk AN aspirin a day could dramatically cut people's chances of getting and dying from common cancers, according to the most detailed review yet of the cheap drug's ability to stem disease. More than 130,000 deaths would be avoided over a 20-year period if … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Viagra Increased Risk For Melanoma?

Viagra Increased Risk For Melanoma? The current ED medications belong to a class of drugs known as PDE-5 inhibitors. They enhance blood flow to the spongy tissues in the penis, which creates an erection. Other medications include tadalafil (Cialis), vardenafil (Levitra), and avanafil … Full News here – Read more on Legal Examiner

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Father's Smoking Habits can Increase Asthma Risk in Children

Father's Smoking Habits can Increase Asthma Risk in Children Several studies link maternal smoking to asthma risk in children, but this new study suggests that even father's smoking habits prior to conception can elevate asthma risk in children. The study was conducted by researchers at the University of Bergen. Full News here – Read more […]

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