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Is asthma genetic? Causes and risk factors

Asthma is a chronic lung disease that causes inflammation in the airways. This inflammation causes the airways to swell and become very sensitive. It can lead to wheezing and chest tightness. Asthma affects people of all ages and genders. According to the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC), 8.3 percent of people in the […]

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Stent and SURGERY to protect against stroke

In the case of a narrowed carotid artery, a stroke to prevent, there are two methods of treatment: a Stent or surgery. Researchers at the University of Basel have compared both methods and found that they come with similar risks to comparable results. For the treatment of a narrowed carotid artery, two methods are applied: […]

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Bipolar medication: List, types, and side effects

Bipolar disorder is a mood disorder characterized by extreme changes in mood, behavior, energy, and thought patterns. A person with bipolar will experience severe highs (mania) and lows (depression) in their mood. The National Institute of Mental Health estimate that 2.8 percent of adults in the United States have bipolar disorder. Doctors often find bipolar […]

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The interplay between relationships, stress, and sleep

A new Personal Relationships study documents how the quality of a person’s romantic relationship and the life stress he or she experiences at two key points in early adulthood (at age 23 and 32) are related to sleep quality and quantity in middle adulthood (at age 37). Investigators found that people who have positive relationship […]

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2 2 4 formula and the belly is in twelve weeks – a guide

In a few weeks, five inches of waist circumference to lose. This not only sounds fantastic – it is thanks to a simple Fitness formula even possible. Sports scientist Dr. Dr. Michael Despeghel has set the foundations for a successful abdominal workout. Here are the three rules: 1. Endurance training improves fat metabolism. 2. Strength […]

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Fenugreek: Benefits and effects

Fenugreek may be able to help reduce the risk of: cancer diabetes obesity high cholesterol high blood pressure heart conditions bacterial, fungal, and viral infections inflammation However, using or consuming compounds in fenugreek may cause uterine contractions during pregnancy and worsen hormone-sensitive types of cancer. Fenugreek may also cause mild gastrointestinal symptoms, such as diarrhea […]

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How to create health care centaurs—half doctors and half managers

If hospital doctors around the world often struggle to become the half-professionals and half-managers that modern healthcare organizations need, the main responsibility is not their resistance to change, but the lack of effective support from the organization, according to a study by Marco Sartirana (CERGAS, Bocconi University), Graeme Currie (Warwick Business School), and Mirko Noordegraaf […]

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Herniated disk: 6 safe exercises and what to avoid

A herniated disk, or a slipped or ruptured disk, occurs when some of the soft jelly in the center of the disk slips out past the tough exterior. It can be very painful and may cause: back pain neck pain shooting arm pain tingling, numbness, or weakness in the leg or foot tingling, numbness, or […]