February 23, 2017 by Contributor in Mental Health

Vyvanse vs. Strattera

Vyvanse vs. Strattera comparison Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and Strattera (atomoxetine) are both used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and the both work by affecting levels of certain neurotransmitters. (Neurotransmitters are chemicals that allow nerves and nerve cells to communicate with one another). Lisdexamfetamine is in the same drug class of

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February 23, 2017 by Contributor in Neurology

Bleeding Strokes Take Heavy Toll on Brain

Latest Neurology News WEDNESDAY, Feb. 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Survivors of the most deadly type of stroke face a higher risk for developing depression and dementia, new research suggests. Often called “bleeding strokes,” hemorrhagic strokes occur when a blood vessel ruptures and leaks blood into the brain. Conversely, the

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February 22, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

Exercise a Powerful Ally for Breast Cancer Survivors

By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News TUESDAY, Feb. 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) — For breast cancer survivors, exercise may help lower their chances of dying from the disease more than other healthy habits, a new review suggests. The Canadian researchers analyzed 67 published articles to see which habits made

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February 22, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

Many Younger Cancer Survivors Can’t Afford Their Meds

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News TUESDAY, Feb. 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) — The skyrocketing cost of prescription drugs has many U.S. cancer survivors skipping needed medications or seeking cheaper alternatives, putting their health at risk, a new study finds. Younger, privately insured patients are particularly likely to cut

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February 22, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

ACL Tears on the Rise Among Kids, Especially Girls

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News WEDNESDAY, Feb. 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) — As kids play sports like soccer and football with more frequency and force, many are damaging their knees, a new study finds. A common knee injury — an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear —

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February 22, 2017 by Contributor in Mental Health

Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder Symptoms and Signs The symptoms of bipolar disorder depend upon whether the sufferer is experiencing a depressive or manic episode. A person must have experienced at least one manic episode to be diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Symptoms and signs of manic episodes include elevated or expansive mood, rushed

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