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Shampoo And Other Household Products Linked To Infertility And Birth Defects

A disturbing new study has shown that exposure to shampoo and other household products can cause infertility and birth defects in mice, and could potentially have the same effect on humans. Recent studies on mice have shown what some have long feared: exposure to chemicals found in common household products can be hazardous to your health. Quaternary ammonium compounds, commonly ...

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New Potential Autism Cause Surfaces: Fevers During Pregnancy Linked To Autism

Potential causes for autism seem to creep up all of the time. While some tend to be more farfetched than others, the latest supports the medical belief that a combination of genetics and environmental factors influence the development of autism long before a child is born. Fevers during pregnancy According to The Washington Post, fevers during pregnancy have recently been ...

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New Potential Autism Cause Surfaces: Fevers During Pregnancy Linked To Autism

Potential causes for autism seem to creep up all of the time. While some tend to be more farfetched than others, the latest supports the medical belief that a combination of genetics and environmental factors influence the development of autism long before a child is born. Fevers during pregnancy According to The Washington Post, fevers during pregnancy have recently been ...

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Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Keeping Backyard Chickens, 16 Cases In Washington Confirmed

Raising backyard chickens is nothing new as it has increased in popularity in recent years. People are turning to this lifestyle because of its benefits, including free pest control and a supply of farm-fresh eggs coming from humanely raised chickens. The domesticated fowl also make great pets, but now, health officials are warning owners about the health risks of keeping ...

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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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