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New Research Points to Link Between COPD and Stomach Bacteria

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New research has found a link between lung disease and a common stomach bug. The bacteria common in stomach ulcers have been uncovered in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The findings are significant as the bacteria, helicobacter pylori shows up in a breath test […]

Health Experts Concerned Over Increase in Ritalin Prescriptions

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With increasing prescriptions for Ritalin, health experts are concerned that many children are taking the drugs that don’t actually need it. Last year alone, a million prescriptions were written for the drug. Many believe that doctors are actually misdiagnosing young people with attention deficit hyperactivity […]

Scientists Work on Breast Cancer Vaccine

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Health experts out of Nottingham Trent University believe a breast cancer vaccine might be possible. The groundbreaking vaccine would target the most aggressive form of breast cancer. The University experts found a protein in the tumors of those with the early stages of cancer. For […]

Fish Oil Linked To a Lessened Risk of Schizophrenia in Teens

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Scientists believe that omega-3 supplements taken earlier in life might help reduce the risk of developing schizophrenia down the road. A study discovered that people who where at risk of schizophrenia became four times less likely to have a psychotic episode in 7 years when […]

Doctors and Medical Professionals See Benefits of 3-D Printing

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More and more doctors and health providers are using 3-D printers to treat patients. The use of 3-D printers in the medical field took several steps forward recently when the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first 3-D printed pill. The pill, called Spritam, […]

Chili Peppers Linked to Longer Life in New Study

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Spicy food fans can rejoice a little bit more when they bite into hot chili peppers. Researchers believe fiery foods could actually help extend life. Researchers from the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences examined data from 2004 to 2008. The spicy food consumptions of those […]

Researchers Pinpoint When Melanoma Turns Deadly

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Scientists believe they know how skin cancer cells change into deadly cells. The news brings hope to those in the early stages of melanoma for researchers have pinpointed the trigger that turns melanoma cells into those that spread all across the body. By knowing the […]