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Study: Just one dose of antidepressant changes brain connectivity

Study: Just one dose of antidepressant changes brain connectivity … issue of Current Biology confirms the ability of antidepressants to modulate brain activity and have potentially profound, long-lasting effects on mood — as long as patients are adherent and compliant. The drug used in the study was Lexapro … Full News here – Read more […]

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Study: Cosmetic Surgeries Doubled in Past 12 Years

Study: Cosmetic Surgeries Doubled in Past 12 Years Despite the economic downturn of the early 2000s, cosmetic surgery grew from 2000 to 2012, in large part due to an increasing volume of minimally invasive procedures, including injectables. This growth, though not without appreciable deceleration at … Full News here – Read more on Insurance News […]

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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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Check Up: Study: Have a stent? Take aspirin, and don't smoke

Check Up: Study: Have a stent? Take aspirin, and don't smoke In addition, they are advised to take aspirin indefinitely, as it, too, has an anti-clotting effect, and they are told not to smoke. Smoking appears to make the blood more likely to form clots, and can trigger an arterial spasm that leads to blockage […]

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Pay attention to pollution to combat asthma symptoms: case study

Pay attention to pollution to combat asthma symptoms: case study But it's not clear if people with asthma are at greater risk from pollution than people without asthma, or exactly what levels of air pollution should prompt strict avoidance, he told Reuters Health by email. There's enough evidence to say that air … Full News […]

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Diabetes Is On-Target Effect of Statins, Genetic Study Finds

Diabetes Is On-Target Effect of Statins, Genetic Study Finds LONDON, UK — A new analysis confirms that statin therapy is associated with a significantly increased risk of type 2 diabetes and the reason for this, according to researchers, is partially explained by genetic variants near the gene encoding the … Full News here – Read more […]

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Novo's Ryzodeg effective in type 2 diabetes treatment: study

Novo's Ryzodeg effective in type 2 diabetes treatment: study The study, unveiled at a meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) in Vienna on Thursday, compared Ryzodeg with basal-bolus treatment, which in this case was Novo's Tresiba and two to four injections of Novo's NovoRapid. Full News here – Read more […]

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Study shows one dose of antidepressants changes the brain

Study shows one dose of antidepressants changes the brain … published this week in the Cell Press journal Current Biology — researchers gave 22 volunteer patients, who had never suffered from depression, a single dose of a common SSRI called escitalopram, a generic drug first sold under the brand-name Lexapro. Full News here – Read […]

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Study Shows Sexual Dysfunction Common in Nigeria

Study Shows Sexual Dysfunction Common in Nigeria A study of the prevalence and pattern of sexual dysfunction among 212 patients attending a general hospital in Benin City showed that 36.3 per cent had female excitement dysfunction, while 35.3 per cent had female orgasmic dysfunction. The study also … Full News here – Read more on AllAfrica.com

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Study: Antidepressants Linked to Failure of Dental Implants

Study: Antidepressants Linked to Failure of Dental Implants A team from McGill University found that antidepressants such as Celexa, Paxil, Lexapro, Prozac, and Zoloft impacted the success rates of the dental work. Researchers found a 10.64 percent rate of failure in patients taking the drugs, while there was a … Full News here – Read […]

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Ultrasound as good as CT scan for initial diagnosis of kidney stones: study

Ultrasound as good as CT scan for initial diagnosis of kidney stones: study Using the sound waves of an ultrasound to detect a painful kidney stone is just as effective as the X-rays of a CT scan, and exposes patients to much less harmful radiation, according to a new multi-center study. "It's actually quite surprising […]

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Today in the News: Study says artificial sweeteners could cause diabetes

Today in the News: Study says artificial sweeteners could cause diabetes "I've consumed very large amounts of coffee and extensively used sweeteners, thinking that they were at least not harmful and perhaps even beneficial. Given the surprising result we got in our study, I made a decision to stop using.” – Eran Elinav of … […]

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Combo Diabetes Treatment Outperforms Others: Study

Combo Diabetes Treatment Outperforms Others: Study The drug belongs to a new class of injectable medications called "glucagon-like peptide-1 agonists" (GLP-1), which mimic the behavior of a gut hormone. It's already available as a treatment for diabetes, either used alone or in combination with basal … Full News here – Read more on WebMD

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Study Suggests Asbestos Bans May Take Decades to Lower Mesothelioma Rates

Study Suggests Asbestos Bans May Take Decades to Lower Mesothelioma Rates Italy's 1992 asbestos ban is expected to cause a significant decrease in the number of mesothelioma cases in the country – but not for at least another decade. Researchers in the Occupational Health Unit of the Local health Authority of Padua reached … Full […]

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Accurate test for aggressive prostate cancer steps closer with genetic study

Accurate test for aggressive prostate cancer steps closer with genetic study "Being able to say, with such certainty, that a patient is nearly guaranteed to see a recurrence of his prostate cancer means that doctors and patients can elect to be more aggressive in treating the cancer, knowing that the benefits likely outweigh … Full […]

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