10% weight loss improves symptoms of knee osteoarthritis in obese adults

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Knee pain from arthritis could be quite excruciating. But losing a few pounds through diet and exercise can ease the concern. According to the findings of a new study,

HPV linked to oropharyngeal cancer in young adults

HPV linked to oropharyngeal cancer in young adults

More and more people are now being afflicted by the oropharyngeal cancer, a new study has shown. According to the findings of a study from the researchers

Social support key to cancer survival

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While early diagnoses and proper and effective treatment are known to boost cancer survival rates, researchers have found another factor crucial for the extended lifespan post cancer

Prostate Cancer Growth can be predicted by three-gene Biomarker

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A research has touched another angle in the field of prostate cancer. Highlights of the Study A study highlights that there are three genes associated with aging

Surgery better than physiotherapy in Urinary Incontinence: Study

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A new revelation has opened the doors for certain facts related to treatment of urinary incontinence in women. Highlights of the study The research published in the

FDA Sets Rules for Smartphone Medical Apps

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will start regulating some of the mobile medical applications that run on smartphones and tablets to monitor health. There is currently a surplus

Chemotherapy drugs advised for patients with high risk of breast cancer

Chemotherapy drugs advised for patients with high risk of breast cancer

A Preventive Services Task Force has advised women who are susceptible to developing breast cancer to opt for one of the two medicines; drug tamoxifen and drug raloxifene approved

Is Acetaminophen safe? 1500 dead Americans may not think so

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Wasn’t acetaminophen counted as a safe drug ? A new investigation carried out by ProPublica has shown a different side to the “safe pain relieving drug” acetaminophen. The

‘Dramatic’ Headway in Battle against AIDS: UN

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It appears that finally some endeavors in the field of HIV have paid. And the fruits of the same were visible in a recent report prepared by

Sleep – The new treatment for fears, phobias

The new treatment for phobias

  The effects of fear are detrimental. Bad memories and phobias take a toll on one’s mental health.  But sleep could be an answer for all those