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Medical News Today: Are food allergies overdiagnosed?

The millions of dieters out there will know only too well the struggles of maintaining a healthful food intake. But for people with severe food allergies, food choice depends on more than losing a few pounds. It can be a ...

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Medical News Today: Type 2 diabetes: Symptoms, early signs, and complications

Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes. Type 2 diabetes can develop at any age, although it is more common in middle-aged and older adults. But what are the early signs and symptoms of this condition? Type ...

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Medical News Today: Delaying blood thinning treatment may raise dementia risk

Atrial fibrillation is a common form of heart abnormality, and patients who have it are often prescribed anticoagulants, or blood thinners. New research suggests that dementia rates increase in patients with atrial fibrillation whose anticoagulation treatment is delayed. New research ...

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Medical News Today: Causes of baldness, gray hair identified

A study of a rare genetic disease may have yielded a cure for hair graying and baldness, after researchers unintentionally discovered the mechanisms that give rise to the conditions. Researchers have pinpointed the mechanisms that promote gray hair and baldness. ...

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Medical News Today: Cheyne-Stokes respiration: What you need to know

Cheyne-Stokes respiration, also known as periodic respiration, is an abnormal pattern of breathing. It consists of cycles of breathing, which become increasingly deeper, followed by periods where respiration becomes gradually shallower. There may then be a period of apnea, ...

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Medical News Today: Sunscreen may cause vitamin D deficiency, says study

Sunscreen is considered key when it comes to protecting against skin damage. A new study, however, suggests that there may be a significant drawback to using sunscreen: it could lead to vitamin D deficiency. Researchers say that sunscreen can reduce ...

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Medical News Today: Ice pick headaches: Symptoms, causes, and treatment

A headache refers to pain in any region of the head. Headaches can occur on one or both sides of the head or just in a specific location. Symptoms vary and they can present as a sharp pain, a throbbing ...

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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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