Top News: #Health

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Medical CrossA First-Aid Class for Mental Health:

Most people know how to help someone with a cut or a scrape. But what about a panic attack? Read more


2553516471_2dbf6fbb2f_o-300x225Successful replacement of eye cells hints at future glaucoma treatment:

For the first time, a team has successfully transplanted retinal ganglion cells into living animals. The new cells mimicked existing cells in the eye and responded to light: Read more

 


shutterstock_204544780Strategies for coping with the side effects of medications:

Many of us who suffer from chronic pain and illness are on medications that carry side effects that, in some cases, can be as difficult to cope with as our initial health problems. I’ve recently started a medication that I’m scheduled to be on for five years. I’m taking it because it significantly reduces the risk of a recurrence of my recent bout with breast cancer: Read more

 


www.usnews.comGone in 80 Seconds – Women and Heart Disease:

Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of both men and women in the U.S. today. Every 80 seconds, a woman dies from heart disease, and more than three-quarters of these heart-related deaths are preventable. While 80 percent of all women have at least one risk factor for heart disease, most women do not consider heart disease to be their greatest health risk: Read more

 


hiccupMan’s Uncontrollable Hiccups For 5 Days Reveal Massive Tumor On His Phrenic Nerve:

Hiccups are harmless, but in some rare cases, they can last for days or even weeks — and may be the sign of something more severe going on, like nerve damage, stroke, or brain injury. In one recent strange case, a man who couldn’t stop hiccuping for five days discovered that a tumor was to blame; it was pressing on the phrenic nerve in his neck. Read more


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