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What causes excessive sweating and how can you treat it?

Most of us sweat while we exercise, when it’s too hot, or if we’re on the London Underground (particularly the Central line). Perspiring is important because of how the body regulates temperature – sweat keeps us cool and comfortable and prevents the body from overheating. But you shouldn’t be sweating if your body doesn’t need […]

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Study pinpoints what causes relapse after cancer immunotherapy

Harnessing the body’s immune system to fight off cancer, a tactic known as immunotherapy, has tremendously improved outcomes for patients. But a lingering problem with immunotherapy, as with many other cancer treatments, is relapse. In many cases the tumor comes back, and doctors don’t know why. Now, research from the lab of Elaine Fuchs, Rockefeller’s […]

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New model for ICU care discovers causes of health emergencies

A new model for intensive care, developed by Rutgers and RWJBarnabas Health System, can help identify preventable—and previously overlooked—factors that often send chronically ill patients to the intensive care unit (ICU). The new process requires the ICU team—including physicians, nurses, pharmacists, social workers, chaplains and others—to truly listen to patients and their families to ensure […]

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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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HIV fatigue: Causes and treatments

In this article, we look at the causes of HIV-related fatigue, how to overcome fatigue, and the effects HIV has on a person’s mental health. An unusual level of fatigue, along with other symptoms, can be an early symptom of HIV. Fatigue can be an early symptom of HIV. HIV-related fatigue is often related to […]