January 19, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

Breast Cancer Treatment

Breast Cancer Treatment Medical Author: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, is a U.S. board-certified Anatomic Pathologist with subspecialty training in the fields of Experimental and Molecular Pathology. Dr. Stöppler’s educational background includes a BA with Highest Distinction from the University of Virginia and

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January 19, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

Short Stretches of Exercise May Have Anti-Inflammatory Effect

By Randy DotingaHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News WEDNESDAY, Jan. 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Just 20 minutes of moderate exercise may dampen inflammation in the body, researchers say. The study findings suggest that “exercise doesn’t have to be tremendously hard for you to see health benefits from it,”

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January 19, 2017 by Contributor in Exercise and Fitness

Too Much Sitting Ages You Faster

Latest Exercise & Fitness News WEDNESDAY, Jan. 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) — You might age a lot faster if you sit too much, a new study warns. Researchers who assessed nearly 1,500 older women found those who sat most of the day and got little exercise had cells that were

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January 19, 2017 by Contributor in Eyesight

Experimental Drug Shows Promise for Sight-Stealing Eye Condition

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Eyesight News WEDNESDAY, Jan. 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) — An experimental drug may one day make treatment simpler for patients suffering from vision-threatening age-related macular degeneration, researchers say. So far, the drug — called AXT107 — has been only tested on mice and rabbits, but

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January 18, 2017 by Contributor in Allergies

Antihistamine Shots (Injections)

What are antihistamine shots, and what are the medical uses for this type of drug? Antihistamine shots are prescription medications that are used for the rapid medical treatment of conditions such as: Antihistamine shots also are used to alleviate extra pyramidal symptoms of antipsychotic medications. Histamine is a chemical that

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January 18, 2017 by Contributor in Cold and Flu

How Long Is a Cold or Flu Contagious?

Are You Too Sick to Work? First and foremost, consider whether you are putting yourself or others at risk if you go to work. You’re putting others at risk if you or your children have a contagious illness (more on that later). You’re putting yourself at risk if the symptoms

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