Hormonal Treatment in Pregnancy Won't Lower Odds for Preterm Birth
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 2, 2022 -- A hormone therapy commonly used to prevent preterm births probably isn ' t effective, a new study reports. Doctors have been prescribing vaginal progesterone treatments to help at-risk pregnant women delay delivery for as... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Bad Sleep Might Raise Your Odds for Glaucoma
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 2, 2022 -- Poor sleep may be linked to glaucoma, a leading cause of blindness, new research suggests. The study drew on a database of more than 400,000 people to explore links between sleep and vision loss. Glaucoma is marked by... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Depression Treatment Starts Changing the Brain Within 6 Weeks
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 2, 2022 -- New research reveals that the brain is much more flexible than once thought and can change rapidly during treatment for major depression. People receiving inpatient treatment for major depression had increased brain... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Even a Little Coffee in Pregnancy Might Stunt a Child's Growth
TUESDAY, Nov. 1, 2022 -- Most pregnant women are told it ' s safe to have one cup of coffee a day because it won ' t trigger miscarriages or preterm deliveries, but new research suggests a surprising risk: Moms-to-be who consume caffeine, even in small... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Travel Times to Abortion Facilities Have Lengthened After Dobbs Decision: Study
TUESDAY, Nov. 1, 2022 -- A new analysis illustrates the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court ' s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade: In numerous states, women now have no choice but to travel long distances to get an abortion. One-third of American women... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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New Malaria Antibody Drug Prevents Infection in Adults for 6 Months
TUESDAY, Nov. 1, 2022 -- A new malaria antibody treatment may keep more people free of the sometimes deadly disease for up to six months in regions where infection rates are high. Instead of requiring the immune system to make enough antibodies,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Combo Drug May Fight Tough-to-Treat UTIs
TUESDAY, Nov. 1, 2022 -- Doctors could soon have access to a new weapon in the ongoing battle against antibiotic-resistant bacteria. An experimental combination antibiotic appears to offer a new option for doctors treating stubborn drug-resistant... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Hormonal Therapy Won't Prevent Chronic Ills After Menopause: Expert Panel
TUESDAY, Nov. 1, 2022 -- Experts are once again advising doctors and women against using menopausal hormone therapy to ward off chronic diseases -- 20 years after a landmark trial dashed those hopes. In updated recommendations, the U.S. Preventive... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Alcohol to Blame for 1 in 5 Young Adult Deaths in U.S.
TUESDAY, Nov. 1, 2022 -- For anyone who thinks alcoholism isn ' t a deadly disease, a new government report shows alcohol abuse caused nearly 13% of deaths in American adults under 65 between 2015 and 2019. The statistics were even more grim among... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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AHA News: Heart Inflammation Risk Remains Rare After Third COVID-19 Vaccine Dose
TUESDAY, Nov. 1, 2022 (American Heart Association News) -- A third dose of the Moderna or Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine poses no more risk of heart inflammation than a second dose, a large study suggests. The findings could help allay concerns about risk... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Impact of Racism Could Slow Recovery After Heart Attack
TUESDAY, Nov. 1, 2022 -- Discrimination doesn ’t just cause emotional pain in the moment, it may affect a victim ' s physical recovery from a heart attack, new research suggests. In studying more than 2,600 heart attack survivors between the ages of... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Pregnancy Often More Stressful for Women With Autism
TUESDAY, Nov. 1, 2022 -- Women who have autism are more vulnerable during pregnancy to depression and anxiety, according to a new British study. That makes it imperative that effective mental health screening and support is available to help this... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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COVID Infection Disrupts the Gut's Microbiome
TUESDAY, Nov. 1, 2022 -- COVID-19 is known to mess with a person ' s lungs, and can have long-term effects on the brain. Now doctors have found another way COVID harms your health -- through your gut. A COVID infection can reduce the number of... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Science Helps Reveal Secrets of the Clitoris
TUESDAY, Nov. 1, 2022 -- More than 10,000 nerve fibers -- many more than expected -- power the human clitoris, according to Oregon researchers who were able to count them for the first time while performing gender-affirming genital surgery. That ' s... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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This Hunting Season, Know Your CPR
TUESDAY, Nov. 1, 2022 -- It might seem like guns would be the biggest safety concern for hunters, but there ' s another real danger. The possibility of having a heart attack or stroke while hunting is higher with the combination of physical exertion,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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