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Medical News Today: Barium swallow: What to expect and side effects

A barium swallow is a type of test used to look inside the esophagus, or food pipe. A doctor might recommend this test if they need to look at the outline of any part of a person’s digestive system. Barium ...

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Medical News Today: Compound in aged cheese may prevent liver cancer, boost longevity

A new study suggests that there may be a simple way to help reduce the risk of liver cancer and extend lifespan: consume mushrooms, soy, whole grains, aged cheese, and other foods rich in spermidine. Spermidine – a compound found ...

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Medical News Today: Seven herbs and supplements for type 2 diabetes

Diabetes is a widespread disorder affecting the blood sugar and insulin levels in the body. Managing the long-term consequences and complications of diabetes are as much of a challenge as the disease itself. There are two main types of diabetes. ...

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Medical News Today: Breast cancer: Anatomy and early warning signs

Certain changes in the breast may be early signs of breast cancer. Knowing what these changes look like can help people access the right treatment, as soon as possible. Understanding the different parts of the breast and their functions can ...

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Medical News Today: How stevia may help to control blood sugar

An increasing number of people are opting for more healthful alternatives to sugar, and stevia has become a popular choice, particularly among people with diabetes. Studies have suggested that the natural, no-calorie sweetener can help to control blood sugar levels, ...

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Medical News Today: Causes of psoriatic arthritis: Triggers and risk factors

Psoriasis is a chronic condition that results in the formation of scaly white and red patches on the skin. These areas of abnormal skin can be itchy and uncomfortable. According to the American College of Rheumatology, around 15 percent of ...

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Medical News Today: Are you a 'night owl'? You may have this genetic mutation

Few of us enjoy waking up early in the morning, but some people struggle more than most. According to a new study, if you fall asleep late and are finding it extremely hard to wake up early in the morning, ...

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Medical News Today: Foods to eat and foods to avoid to fight breast cancer

While there is no one single food or diet that can prevent or cause breast cancer, diet is an area in which individual choices can make a real difference. Breast cancer is a complex disease with many contributing factors. ...

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Medical News Today: Computational model of the brain shows what triggers Tourette 'tics'

Tourette syndrome is a neurological disease in which patients make a series of repetitive, involuntary movements and sounds that are commonly referred to as ‘tics’. A new study uses a computational model to simulate the neurological basis for the illness, ...

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Medical News Today: Drinking tea could help stave off cognitive decline

Thanks to its high levels of antioxidants, tea has been linked to a lower risk of diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. However, its potential health benefits may not end there. Researchers have found that regular tea consumption could more than ...

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