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FRIDAY, April 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Nasal mucus could provide important clues about chronic sinusitis, researchers say.
Chronic sinusitis, a common condition, occurs when the sinuses are swollen for more than three months. Analyzing mucus from the nose of someone with chronic sinusitis could help doctors determine whether surger...
FRIDAY, April 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- There are differences in the brains of athletes who play contact sports and those who play noncontact sports, according to researchers.
But they added that it isn't clear if these differences are caused by blows to the head because the study only showed an association.
The Indiana Un...
FRIDAY, April 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Although still exceedingly rare, menstrual toxic shock syndrome can be dangerous and has been tied to the use of tampons.
And new research finds that the type of fibers used in manufacturing tampons doesn't seem to matter -- 100-percent cotton or synthetic-fiber varieties were each linked to t...
FRIDAY, April 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A wrist device that stimulates nerves in the arm may bring some relief to people with hand tremors, a preliminary study suggests.
The research involved more than 100 patients with essential tremor -- a neurological condition that causes trembling in the hands, legs, head or trunk. Researchers ...
FRIDAY, April 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Even if you're not obese, too much belly fat could harm your ticker, researchers report.
"People with a normal weight but a fat belly have more chance of heart problems than people without a fat belly, even if they are obese according to BMI [body mass index]," said study author Dr. Jose Medin...
FRIDAY, April 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Teach teens to cook, and they will eat better as adults.
That's the conclusion of a new study conducted at schools in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul area. Participants reported on their cooking skills in 2002-2003 when they were aged 18 to 23, and they then detailed their meal-preparation habits ...
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