Teething jewelry linked to at least one baby’s death: FDA

(HealthDay)—Teething jewelry products, such as necklaces, pose significant safety risks and have been tied to at least one baby’s death, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns. Potential threats include choking, strangulation, injury to the mouth and infection. These products should not be used to relieve teething pain in infants, the agency said. The products also shouldn’t be used to […]

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Frequent sauna use associated with lower cardiovascular death rate in men and women

Regular sauna use is associated with a lower risk of death from cardiovascular disease (CVD) in men and women aged 50 years and over, according to a study published in the open access journal BMC Medicine. Researchers from the University of Eastern Finland and the University of Jyväskylä, Finland found that mortality from CVD among people who used a sauna […]

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Depressed people at higher risk of strokes and premature death

Depressed people are at higher risk of fatal strokes and premature death caused by irregular heartbeats Patients taking antidepressants had a 3.18-fold higher risk of atrial fibrillation However, they had an even higher risk in the weeks before taking medication  Researchers at Aarhus University in Denmark studied 785,254 participants  Atrial fibrillation, or arrhythmia, is the UK’s most common heart rhythm […]

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