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Men who use viagra are more likely to get skin cancer, study claims

Men who use viagra are more likely to get skin cancer, study claims American researchers found those who took sildenafil, more commonly known as Viagra, were 84 per cent more likely to get melanoma, the most deadly form of the disease, reports The Daily Mail. It is thought the impotence drug may affect the same […]

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High-fat diet increases breast cancer risk, study finds

High-fat diet increases breast cancer risk, study finds Women who eat a diet high in saturated fat may be at an increased risk for several types of breast cancer, a new study finds. Women whose diets included a lot of fat particularly, a large amount of saturated fat from animal products were more likely to […]

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Lyme disease a growing problem in Nova Scotia: study

Lyme disease a growing problem in Nova Scotia: study Undiagnosed Lyme disease infections are leading to a growing number of cases of arthritis among children in Nova Scotia. Researchers at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax identified 17 young patients aged 2 to 15 who developed arthritis in their joints … Full News here – […]

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Men have potential to overcome erectile dysfunction with no drugs: study

Men have potential to overcome erectile dysfunction with no drugs: study More and more medications for erectile dysfunction have cropped up over the years following the introduction of Viagra, but in a new study 29 per cent of men were able to reverse the problem without help from medication. The study focused on erectile … Full […]

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Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs May Boost a Man's Sex Life: Study

Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs May Boost a Man's Sex Life: Study SATURDAY, March 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Anti-cholesterol drugs known as statins may help impotent men have stronger erections, a new evidence review suggests. But typical effects appear to be much smaller than those caused by Viagra-like drugs, … Full News here – Read more on U.S. […]

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Study targets cause of disease which has killed hundreds of Barrow people

Study targets cause of disease which has killed hundreds of Barrow people Despite the UK's control on asbestos in 1985, the number of mesothelioma patients is set to rise sharply over the next 20 years as mesothelioma can take between 30-40 years from exposure to asbestos to develop. An estimated 350-400 patients, from … Full […]

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September peak month for kids' asthma flares, study finds

September peak month for kids' asthma flares, study finds Researchers found that the rates of asthma flares were twice as high in that month as they were in August. Not surprisingly, the study also found a more than two-fold higher rate of prescriptions for asthma rescue inhalers in September compared to August. Full News here […]

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Study shows daily aspirin intake can curb colon polyps

Study shows daily aspirin intake can curb colon polyps People who take a daily dose of 100 milligrams of aspirin have a lower risk of colon polyp recurrence, a recent health ministry study has showed. Colon polyps often grow into colon cancer, which ranks second only to stomach cancer in the number of … Full […]

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TVs, cars may spread obesity and diabetes to poor nations, study warns

TVs, cars may spread obesity and diabetes to poor nations, study warns In the United States, Canada and other wealthy countries, increasingly sedentary lifestyles are blamed for contributing to the rise in obesity and Type 2 diabetes. Instead of walking to school, we take the car. Instead of working on our feet, we sit at […]

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Asthma study aided by Pitt, Allegheny Health eyes acetaminophen link

Asthma study aided by Pitt, Allegheny Health eyes acetaminophen link “Acetaminophen use skyrocketed, and so did asthma. Some people think acetaminophen use caused that asthma. Others feel that a lack of aspirin has done that,” said Dr. David P. Skoner, the Allegheny Health division director in allergy and immunology. Full News here – Read more […]

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Eating low-fat yogurt may help prevent Type 2 diabetes: study

Eating low-fat yogurt may help prevent Type 2 diabetes: study Eating yogurt and low-fat cheese can cut the risk of developing diabetes by around a quarter compared with consuming none, according to a study of 3,500 Britons published on Wednesday. The evidence comes from a long-term health survey of men and … Full News here – […]

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Study: LASIK in eyes with thin corneas safe, effective

Study: LASIK in eyes with thin corneas safe, effective In a study comparing LASIK outcomes in eyes with thin vs. thick corneas, Tomita and colleagues found that the procedure in the two groups resulted in comparable safety, efficacy and stability. According to a study published in the Journal of Cataract … Full News here – […]

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Aussie Study Warns Men With Erectile Dysfunction Have 2X Risk of Heart Attack

Aussie Study Warns Men With Erectile Dysfunction Have 2X Risk of Heart Attack … The inability of a man to rise to the occasion when in bed could be bad not only on his marriage or ego, but also his general health. A new Australian study found that men from age 20 or older who […]

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Many Asthma Patients Don't Stick to Treatment Plan, Study Finds

Many Asthma Patients Don't Stick to Treatment Plan, Study Finds One study found that only 8 percent to 13 percent of asthma patients continue to refill inhaled corticosteroid prescriptions after one year. These medications, when taken early and as prescribed, may help improve asthma control, normalize lung function … Full News here – Read more […]

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Wake Forest Baptist announces findings of asthma study

Wake Forest Baptist announces findings of asthma study An asthma study led by Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center researchers finds that rare genetic variations may account for severe reaction in some people to several types of asthma-treatment drugs. Long-acting beta agonists, or LABAs, are among the most … Full News here – Read more on Winston-Salem […]

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