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Top News: #KidneyHealth

Here are the top read news for #KidneyHealth: Kidneys Hurt? You Could Be Stoned! (Infographic): They’re tiny. They carry no weapons. But few things on earth cause more pain than a kidney stone on its way to the toilet. Here, Juan Calle, MD, shares his tips on staying stone-free: Read more       New guidelines published for physicians…

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Top News: #Sleep

Here are the top read news for #Sleep: Can Melatonin Really Help You Sleep Better? “Scientists are just beginning to understand how well melatonin supplements work for different sleep problems, and when and how much it should be taken,” says sleep specialist Michelle Drerup, MD. A few studies suggest that taking melatonin for short periods…

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Top News: #OlympicsAndHealth

Here are the top read news for #OlympicsAndHealth: What Are the Purple Dots on Michael Phelps? Cupping Has an Olympic Moment: In cupping, practitioners of the healing technique — or sometimes the athletes themselves — place specialized cups on the skin. Then they use either heat or an air pump to create suction between the…

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Top News: #Menopause

Here are the top read news for #Menopause: Menopause reversal restores periods and produces fertile eggs: The team says its technique has restarted periods in menopausal women, including one who had not menstruated in five years. If the results hold up to wider scrutiny, the technique may boost declining fertility in older women, allow women…

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Top News: #FoodsAndNutrition

Here are the top read news on #FoodsAndNutrition: What’s the Definition of Processed Meat?: So what exactly is the problem with cured and processed meats, anyway? A lot of epidemiological evidence links consumption of cured and processed meats with increased risk of heart disease and cancer. The association is a little muddled by the fact…