Dwayne Johnson health: Actor revealed his dark time ‘It was the absolute worst time’

Dwayne Johnson, 46, was originally a college footballer playing who played for the University of Miami. He was set for a life of professional football but a serious injury derailed his dreams. He later went on to secure a contract with the WWF and rose to prominence thanks in part to his charismatic persona which brought a new “attitude” to […]

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Study: For babies born with HIV, start treatment right away

When babies are born with HIV, starting treatment within hours to days is better than waiting even the few weeks to months that’s the norm in many countries, researchers reported Wednesday. The findings, from a small but unique study in Botswana, could influence care in Africa and other regions hit hard by the virus. They also might offer a clue […]

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Yoga and physical therapy as treatment for chronic lower back pain also improves sleep

Yoga and physical therapy (PT) are effective approaches to treating co-occurring sleep disturbance and back pain while reducing the need for medication, according to a new study from Boston Medical Center (BMC). Published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, the research showed significant improvements in sleep quality lasting 52 weeks after 12 weeks of yoga classes or 1-on-1 PT, […]

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Parkinson’s disease symptoms: The sign in your handwriting to watch out for

Parkinson’s disease is caused by loss of nerve cells in part of the brain called the substantia nigra, which leads to a reduction in a chemical called dopamine in the brain. Dopamine plays a vital role regulating the movement of the body so a loss of this chemical can cause movement problems. As the condition progresses, the symptoms of Parkinson’s […]

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Possible new treatment strategy against progeria

Progeria is a very rare disease that affects about one in 18 million children and results in premature aging and death in adolescence from complications of cardiovascular disease. In a study on mice and human cells, researchers at Sweden’s Karolinska Institute and IFOM, the FIRC Institute of Molecular Oncology in Italy, have identified how antisense oligonucleotide therapies could be used […]

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Best supplements to fight a cold: Three supplements shown to beat symptoms

A cold is a common mild viral infection of the nose, throat, sinuses and upper airways that usually clears up on its own within a week or two. While mild symptoms include a sore throat and a blocked or runny nose, people can also experience more severe symptoms such as a high temperature or headache. While there is no cure […]

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Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: Experiencing this symptom in your eyes could be a warning

According to a new survey conducted by The Hospital Group, almost a third of Britons are vitamin B12 deficient and almost half are unaware of the benefits of the B12 vitamin. According to the survey of 2,000 UK adults over a third of vegans are worried they don’t consume enough vitamin B12 and a staggering 67 percent of vegetarians and […]

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Niall Horan health: One Direction star reveals disruptive health condition – symptoms

Niall Horan, 26, has become a household name on the global music scene, following on from the meteoric rise of One Direction, the boyband he was a member of until their hiatus in 2016. The singer’s solo career shows no sign of slowing down, with the star performing his latest single ‘Nice To Meet Ya’ at the recent MTV EMA […]

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Study finds racial disparities in treatment of multiple myeloma patients

Among patients with multiple myeloma, African Americans and Hispanics start treatment with a novel therapy significantly later than white patients, according to a new study published today in Blood Advances. The study found that on average it took about three months for white patients to start novel therapy after diagnosis, while for both African Americans and Hispanics it took about […]

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Heart attack registry: Unprecedented insight into STEMI occurrence, treatment in North India

A new study published in Clinical Cardiology introduces the North Indian (NORIN) ST‐Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) Registry and provides preliminary data collected since its start in January of this year. The prospective cohort study’s first author, Sameer Arora, MD, UNC School of Medicine cardiology fellow and preventive medicine resident, says researchers will follow approximately 3,500 patients admitted for STEMI […]

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