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Home Remedies for the Stomach Flu

Home Remedies for the Stomach Flu

Viral gastroenteritis is an intestinal infection that is commonly known as stomach flu. Symptoms of stomach flu include watery diarrhea, stomach cramps, and vomiting. …

FDA modernizes Nutrition Facts label for packaged foods

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Low salt intake may raise risk of heart attack, stroke, and death

Low salt intake may raise risk of heart attack, stroke, and death

A high salt intake has been linked to increased blood pressure and greater risk for heart problems. But according to new research, low salt intake may be just…

Diet Tips for Osteoarthritis Knee Pain

Diet Tips for Osteoarthritis Knee Pain

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis in the knee. The condition damages cartilage, the tissue that acts as a cushion at the ends of bones…

Adolescent diet may impact later-life breast density, breast cancer risk

Adolescent diet may impact later-life breast density, breast cancer risk

High breast density is known to be associated with an increased risk of breast cancer. New research demonstrates dietary factors in adolescence that might lead to higher-density breasts…

Intake of dietary fat in adolescence associated with breast density

Consuming high amounts of saturated fat or low amounts of mono- and polyunsaturated fats as an adolescent was associated with higher breast density in young adulthood. Breast…

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Malaria drug ‘should stop for troops’

Malaria drug ‘should stop for troops’

Image copyright PA Anti-malarial drug Lariam should be the “drug of last resort” for UK…

‘Mosquito control failure’ fuelled Zika

‘Mosquito control failure’ fuelled Zika

Image copyright AP The spread of Zika is the price being paid for a massive…

‘NHS delay’ caused cancer patient’s death

‘NHS delay’ caused cancer patient’s death

Image copyright PA / Family handout Image caption Peter Filipovic died from pancreatic cancer after…

Pro-fat dietary advice ‘irresponsible’

Pro-fat dietary advice ‘irresponsible’

Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption Full-fat dairy may be protective, the National Obesity Forum said…

MoD criticised over Lariam prescribing

MoD criticised over Lariam prescribing

Image copyright PA Anti-malarial drug Lariam should be the “drug of last resort” for UK…

‘Mosquito control failure’ fuelled Zika

‘Mosquito control failure’ fuelled Zika

Image copyright AP The spread of Zika is the price being paid for a massive…

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U.S. e-cigarette use stalls as health concerns grow: Reuters/Ipsos poll

NEW YORK Use of electronic cigarettes and other vaping devices has stalled in the United States as more Americans question their safety, according to a new online Reuters/Ipsos…

UCB faces U.S. patent challenge for epilepsy drug

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) has begun a trial into whether Belgian pharmaceutical company UCB’s patent for an epilepsy drug is valid, said a generic drug…

States on Zika’s frontline see big gaps in funding, expertise

In Mississippi, a small team of entomologists has begun the first survey of mosquito populations in decades. Experts do not believe the kind of mosquitoes most likely to…

States on Zika’s frontline see big gaps in funding, expertise

In Mississippi, a small team of entomologists has begun the first survey of mosquito populations in decades. Experts do not believe the kind of mosquitoes most likely to…

Europe lifts warning on Pfizer smoking cessation drug

LONDON European regulators have lifted a warning on Pfizer’s smoking cessation drug Champix – called Chantix in the United States – after a clinical study concluded it did…

France faults Bial and Biotrial over fatal drug trial

PARIS Portuguese drugmaker Bial and French laboratory Biotrial are at fault “on several counts” for a fatal drug trial that left one person dead and five others hospitalized…

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