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Medical News Today: Small cell lung cancer: Cause of treatment resistance discovered

The results of a new study have given scientists the answer to the question of what causes treatment resistance in small cell lung cancer, which could lead to new drug options. A team of researchers has discovered a biological explanation ...

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Medical News Today: Ozone exposure tied to cardiovascular risk

Researchers from China and the United States have recently shown that exposure to harmful ozone levels can lead to elevated blood pressure, which is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Exposure to ozone has long been linked to reductions in ...

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Medical News Today: Mosquito repellents: How to choose the most effective one

Understanding the active ingredients in mosquito repellent is key to understanding how effective different brands are. Mosquito bites can be one of the biggest banes of people’s lives during warmer weather. Not only are mosquito bites itchy and uncomfortable but ...

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Medical News Today: Enterococcus faecalis: Infections, transmission, and treatment

Enterococcus faecalis bacteria. Originally, this bacteria was associated with the Streptococcus.Image credit: Janice Haney Carr, CDC/Pete Wardell. Enterococcus is a type of bacteria that is typically present in the gut and bowel. In some cases, this bacterium can also be ...

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Medical News Today: Ichthyosis vulgaris: Pictures, diagnosis, and treatment

Ichthyosis vulgaris is a skin condition where the skin’s surface becomes dry, thick, and scaly. But how does this condition get diagnosed and treated? Most cases of ichthyosis are hereditary and begin in childhood. In rare instances, adults can acquire ...

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Medical News Today: Heavy breathing: Ten causes and treatments

Heavy breathing can feel like suffocation, making each breath a struggle. For some people, heavy breathing feels like pressure on the chest, as if an elephant is sitting on them. These sensations can be terrifying, and the panic they produce ...

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Medical News Today: Allergy shots: Uses, effectiveness, and side effects

Experiencing allergies can be miserable, with watery eyes, a runny nose, rashes, and breathing problems. Some allergy sufferers try many treatments to keep their allergy symptoms at bay. For some, medications and avoidance of the allergen (the substance that causes ...

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Medical News Today: Sarcoidosis: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

Sarcoidosis is a condition involving the growth of persistent or inappropriate granulomas or clumps of inflammatory cells. But what causes them and how can they be treated? While sarcoidosis can occur in any organ, an estimated 90 percent of cases ...

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Medical News Today: Vitamin D deficiency: Symptoms, causes, and prevention

Too much time spent indoors plus poor nutrition have driven a rise in vitamin D deficiency in people in the past two decades. But what are the symptoms of a deficiency, and how can it be prevented? According to the ...

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Medical News Today: Six mindfulness techniques for physicians

Mindfulness techniques help some doctors to deal with the demands of the medical profession. What goes through your mind in the moment before you walk into the room to see your next patient? A flurry of thoughts about all the ...

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