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Painkillers Linked To Heart Attack Risk

Painkillers were linked to an increased heart attack risk, according to a study published in the British Medical Journal. As stated in the meta-analysis, which was led by epidemiologist Michèle Bally, patients who were prescribed larger doses oral non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs were more likely to suffer from acute myocardial infarction within 30 days of first taking the drugs. For their ...

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Autism Linked To Maternal Grandmother’s Smoking During Pregnancy, New Study Says

A new study has found a link between autism and the smoking habits of the child’s maternal grandmother. In a study published April 27 in Scientific Reports, scientists at the University of Bristol studied 14,500 participants in its Children of the 90s, which studied kids in the Avon, UK, area born in 1991 to 1992. They found a link between ...

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Autism Linked To Maternal Grandmother’s Smoking During Pregnancy, New Study Says

A new study has found a link between autism and the smoking habits of the child’s maternal grandmother. In a study published April 27 in Scientific Reports, scientists at the University of Bristol studied 14,500 participants in its Children of the 90s, which studied kids in the Avon, UK, area born in 1991 to 1992. They found a link between ...

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Sweetened Drinks Linked With Brain Shrinkage, Loss Of Memory Function, Stroke And Dementia, New Study Claims

New studies indicate that people who consume sugar-sweetened drinks and artificially sweetened drinks, such diet sodas, have a significantly increased risk of suffering conditions linked with brain degeneration, such as brain shrinkage, loss of memory function, stroke and dementia, including dementia caused by Alzheimer’s disease. The first of two separate studies published in the journal Alzheimer’s and Dementia, by a ...

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Steroid Use For Conditions Like Bronchitis Linked To Higher Rates Of Adverse Events Sepsis, VTE and Fractures

People are often given short-term corticosteroids like prednisone to treat symptoms of conditions like bronchitis or back pain. Short term steroid use often helps people feel better quicker and can save lives. Still, these popular drugs are not without adverse effects. No drugs are. University of Michigan researchers would like people to be aware of a new link they found ...

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Generalized Anxiety Disorder Linked With Inflammation, Unbalanced Immune System

New evidence indicates that Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is associated with an imbalance of substances involved in inflammatory and anti-inflammatory responses. GAD is classified as a mental disorder in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorder. It is characterized by uncontrollable, excessive, and sometimes irrational worry about normal events or activities. People suffering from GAD live in a perpetual ...

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Rare Amnesia Cases In Massachusetts Likely Linked To Opioid Abuse

A collection of rare amnesia cases in Massachusetts has doctors scratching their heads. In the last four years, 14 patients have been diagnosed with an unusual amnestic condition known as “striking anterograde amnesia” and health officials are still trying to determine a cause. This particular type of rare amnesia prevents sufferers from creating new memories, and they often cannot remember ...

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Stress Linked To Increased Heart Attacks And Strokes: Study Suggests It All Starts In Your Head

Stress has long been associated with various health conditions, including heart attack and stroke. However, scientists have been unable to pinpoint exactly how stress triggers adverse effects on the body. Now, a new study, conducted by researchers with Harvard Medical School, may provide a partial answer. While it is still not entirely understood, the study found that stress increases activity ...

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Constipation And Kidney Disease May Be Linked, New Study Claims

Although it might not sound like a deadly condition, constipation may lead to kidney disease if not treated properly. That’s the shocking revelation of a new study that looked into the association between both conditions. In a report on Friday, Medical News Today cited data from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), which shows that ...

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Migraines Linked To Gut Bacteria: New Research Could Lead To Probiotic Cure

A new study suggests that people who suffer from migraines may have different gut bacteria than others, and the findings could lead to the development of a simple probiotic remedy to prevent the debilitating headaches. The Guardian reports that researchers found that migraine sufferers tended to have higher levels of bacteria involved in processing nitrates. This could explain why some ...

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