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Study raises alarm over antibiotic use by older women

A study out of Tulane University in New Orleans concludes that women 60 and older who take antibioti

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‘Well-done’ food may be recipe for higher blood pressure

Now there is another thing to worry about, apparently. While almost everyone knows that what we e

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Mediterranean diet cuts older adults’ risk of ‘frailty’

A new study from the University College London in the United Kingdom suggests that older adults can

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Read it and sweep: Housework is good for your health

A new study out of Germany has good news for older men and women about a topic they likely don’t g

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Chew on this: Gum disease ups risk for certain cancers

There is no dispute that oral health affects overall health – gum disease has been linked to ser

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New research may tilt debate over PSA screening

The debate going on in the medical community about whether prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening

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Mind-body therapies may be prescription for pain relief

Research conducted at the University of Utah Hospital concluded that mind-body therapies can be as e

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Just think: Study eyes mental method to lower anxiety

New research from Duke University suggests that improving activity in the brain’s “executive con

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Getting testy: Debate rages over value of PSA screening

There’s been a debate in the medical community for a while about whether prostate-specific antigen

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome now seen as physical disorder

It seems that chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is finally getting the recognition it deserves as a phy

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Psoriasis severity linked to dramatic rise in type 2 diabetes

Though it is not widely known outside of the medical community, people with psoriasis are at a highe

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Gut news as study finds more omega-3 benefits

Research from the UK has added to the well-known list of benefits provided by omega-3s: more bacteri

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