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FDA warns against using teething remedies for babies
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Medical News Today: What causes an underarm rash?
MNT There are many different causes of armpit rashes, including chafing and eczema. Some rashes are harmless and go away in time, but others may signify a more serious condition. In this article,... 3 days
Researcher develops nanoparticle-based tags to detect viruses and cancer with high sensitivity
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What’s really behind ‘gluten sensitivity’?
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Alternative treatment for mild asthma
SCIENCE DAILY People with mild asthma are often prescribed a daily treatment regimen, but up to 80 per cent do not follow the routine, using inhalers only when they have an asthma attack. Now the researchers have found an as-needed... 2 weeks
Study identifies factors associated with substance use treatment engagement
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Microlitter—a challenge for wastewater treatment plants
PHYS.ORG Finnish Environment Institute Researcher and M.Sc. Julia Talvitie's doctoral dissertation indicates that wastewater treatment plants function well overall for microlitter removal. The vast majority (approx. 99%) of microlitter of 20 micrometers is removed using the normal... 2 weeks
Brain stimulation may reduce food cravings as obesity treatment
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High-sensitivity microsensors on the horizon
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US officials: Some teething medicines unsafe for children
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New cancer treatment approach targets specific sugar receptors
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FDA warns teething medicines unsafe, wants them off shelves
ABC NEWS US health officials warn parents about the risks of some teething remedies; wants companies to stop selling them. 4 days
Scientists uncover the cause of insulin resistance in obesity
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Scientists design new computational strategy to enable more personalized cancer treatment
NEWS MEDICAL Mathematicians and cancer scientists have found a way to simplify complex biomolecular data about tumors, in principle making it easier to prescribe the appropriate treatment for a specific... 2 weeks
Even low concentrations of silver can foil wastewater treatment
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What causes abdominal bloating?
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Test of Herceptin Finds Briefer Treatment Can Work, With Fewer Side Effects
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CT scan still effective to determine thrombectomy treatment in stroke, study shows
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Researchers use MR spectroscopy to investigate mechanisms behind targeted treatment for gliomas
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New treatment for severe asthma
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Medical News Today: What causes abdominal bloating?
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Study explores if CPAP treatment can improve sexual QOL for sleep apnea patients
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US looking at alternative sanctions for China's ZTE: Ross
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Medical News Today: Why is my tongue bleeding?
MNT There are many different causes of a bleeding tongue, including ulcers, bacteria, and viruses. Treatments are available for most conditions, and home remedies can improve others. However, some conditions are more serious.... 2 weeks
International study finds viable treatment option for people with mild asthma
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Medical News Today: Causes and treatment of lower back spasms
MNT There are many possible causes of lower back spasm, including poor posture, muscle overuse, and injuries. In some cases, the spasm may occur as a result of a... 2 days
[Perspectives] Cancer metabolism gets physical
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Medical News Today: Bladder spasms: Everything you need to know
MNT When the bladder contracts involuntarily, causing pain and urine leakage, this is called a bladder spasm. Here, learn why these spasms occur and how to identify them. We... 3 days
What’s really behind ‘gluten sensitivity’?
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