Archives for October 2020

Monthly Archives: October 2020

Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Raises Risk of Flu Death in Children

Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Raises Risk of Flu Death in Children

Healthy children infected with the H1N1 influenza virus during the 2009 pandemic were more likely to die if they were also infected with ...
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Eau de DNA: Do Genes Determine Our Perfume Preference?

Eau de DNA: Do Genes Determine Our Perfume Preference?

A perfume that one person loves may be repulsive to another. The difference is in our genes, a new study suggests. Scientists asked ...
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Bacteria Surprisingly Crafty at Sharing Antibiotic Resistance

Bacteria Surprisingly Crafty at Sharing Antibiotic Resistance

Bacteria have more strategies for combating man-made antibiotics than previously thought, a new study suggests. The results show that just a few antibiotic-resistant ...
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Colds, Allergies or Sinusitis? Here’s How You Can Tell

Colds, Allergies or Sinusitis? Here’s How You Can Tell

The symptoms of a cold, allergies and sinusitis can be similar. Here are some ways to tell the difference between these conditions, according ...
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Antibiotics Fail to Clear Up Sinus Infections

Antibiotics Fail to Clear Up Sinus Infections

Antibiotics should not be taken to treat run-of-the mill sinus infections, according to a new study. After three days of treatment, people taking ...
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Dissolvable Tobacco Products Under FDA Scrutiny

Dissolvable Tobacco Products Under FDA Scrutiny

The Food and Drug Administration will meet this week to discuss the public health impact of tobacco products known as dissolvable tobacco, which ...
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Tongue Cancer Increasing in Young, White Females

Tongue Cancer Increasing in Young, White Females

The rate of young, white women being diagnosed with one type of tongue cancer has more than doubled in 30 years, and researchers ...
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Optimism May Ward Off Strokes

Optimism May Ward Off Strokes

A positive outlook on life might lower your risk of having a stroke, a new study suggests. Researchers asked a nationally representative group ...
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6 Easy Ways to Eat More Fruits and Vegetables

6 Easy Ways to Eat More Fruits and Vegetables

The new food plate unveiled by the Department of Agriculture today (June 2) sends a clear message: eat more fruits and vegetables. Chances ...
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Depression May Increase Stroke Risk in Women

Depression May Increase Stroke Risk in Women

Depression may boost women’s risk of stroke, according to a new study. Among study participants, those who’d had depression were 29 percent more ...
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