New research shows little risk of infection from prostate biopsies
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4d ago
Infections after a prostate biopsy are rare, but they do occur. There are two ways to perform such a biopsy, with the one at higher risk of infection more common in the US. Researchers conducted a trial designed to compare the safety of the two methods ..read more
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Flowers, chocolates, organ donation — are you in?
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4d ago
February 14th is more than Valentine's Day –– it's also National Donor Day, when health organizations sponsor sign-ups for organ and tissue donation. For those in need, such a donation can be life-changing — or lifesaving. If you wonder what can be donated or how, read on ..read more
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Still confused after Flovent discontinuation? What to know and do
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4d ago
Until recently, many people with asthma used a medicine called Flovent. It has been discontinued by its manufacturer, leaving users with questions about what to substitute and which medicines their insurance will cover ..read more
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Shining light on night blindness
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2w ago
Night blindness makes it hard to see in dim or dark settings, which can affect safety at home and make driving dangerous after dark. While the cause varies, there are steps people can take to address these problems ..read more
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How well do you score on brain health?
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2w ago
Many efforts to improve health are also good for the brain. A study of nearly 400,000 people led researchers to develop a scorecard assessing 12 factors that contribute to the risk of dementia or stroke, making it easy to see where you're doing well and where you might do better ..read more
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Which migraine medications are most helpful?
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2w ago
Many medications claim to relieve migraine pain, but some are more helpful than others. In a large study looking at real-world data on 25 drugs, migraine sufferers rated the most and least helpful options ..read more
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What is a tongue-tie? What parents need to know
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2w ago
A band of tissue helps secure the tongue to the front of the mouth. If it is short, it can restrict movement of the tongue. This is called a tongue-tie. Having a tongue-tie is not necessarily a problem — but there are exceptions that parents should be aware of ..read more
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Dialectical behavior therapy: What is it and who can it help?
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3w ago
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Beyond the usual suspects for healthy resolutions
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Can watching sports be bad for your health?
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3w ago
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