Gynaecologist shares the warning signs and symptoms of ‘silent killer’ ovarian cancer
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(Stephanie Wareham/ Wales Online) — Ovarian cancer is the sixth most-common cancer in the UK, with around 7,500 cases diagnosed each year. Sadly, more than 75 per cent of these cases are diagnosed at stage three or later, when the cancer has already spread into the abdomen or beyond, earning the disease the nickname “the  …

Eating French fries and fried foods linked to higher risk of anxiety & depression
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(Annie Lennon/ Medical News today) — Anxiety and depression are the most prevalent mental disorders worldwide.

Fried foods are a major part of the Western diet and are increasing worldwide. Previous studies have found that consuming fried or processed foods, sugary products, and beer is linked to a higher  …

Researchers developing topical gel that fights gum disease
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(Corrie Pelc/ Medical News Today) — Gum disease — clinically known as periodontal disease or periodontitis — affects almost half of all adults ages 30 years or older.

Common treatments for periodontal disease include scaling, where a dentist cleans teeth below the gum surface, antibiotic  …

Researchers optimistic about potential new treatment for endometriosis
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(Hannah Devlin/ The Guardian) — Women will be given a potential new treatment for endometriosis in a groundbreaking clinical trial that doctors hope will pave the way for the first new class of drug for the condition in 40 years.

The trial will involve 100 women in Edinburgh and London and will assess whether the drug, dichloroacetate,  …

You may not have heard of fatty liver disease. Experts say you need to know
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(Isabelle Gallant/ CBC News) — It’s a disease many have never heard of — yet it affects about 25 per cent of Canadians.

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease happens when fat builds up in the liver. Experts say it’s hard to say what exactly causes it, but it’s associated with poor diet   …

Alzheimer’s first signs may appear in your eyes, study finds
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(Sandee LaMotte/ CBS News) — The eyes are more than a window to the soul — they’re also a reflection of a person’s cognitive health.

“The eye is the window into the brain,” said ophthalmologist Dr. Christine Greer, director of medical education at the Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases  …

People with long COVID continue to experience medical gaslighting
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(Simran Purewal/ The Conversation) — It’s increasingly clear that the SARS-CoV-2 virus is not going away any time soon. And for some patients, their symptoms haven’t gone away either.

In January 2023, our team of researchers at the Pacific Institute on Pathogens, Pandemics and Society published  …

5 potential health benefits of an Ayurvedic diet
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(Jessica Migala/ Everyday Health) — Some age-old practices are based on the idea that the earth has inherent wisdom — and one of these systems, ayurveda, upholds the principle of eating in accordance with Mother Nature.

“The ayurvedic diet is a seasonal diet based on where you live and the foods that are available,  …

How to exercise when you have a chronic condition or a disability
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Many people struggle to maintain a regular workout regimen. Add in a disability, chronic condition or injury, and it can be even more challenging to incorporate exercise into a weekly routine. Yet it’s important to do so.

Adults with disabilities are three times more likely to develop  …

The myth is true: Cranberries stop UTIs from coming back, new review finds
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(Jocelyn Solis-Moreira/ Study Finds) — Science is finally catching up to what many healthy, berry eaters already knew — consuming cranberries and cranberry products is a great way to prevent a urinary tract infection (UTI). A recent review examined the benefits of cranberry products when it comes to symptomatic UTIs,  …

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