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Physical exercise can relieve tumor-associated anemia

Many cancer patients suffer from anemia leaving them fatigued, weak, and an impaired ability to perform physical activity. Drugs only rarely alleviate this type of anemia. Researchers at the University of Basel have now been able to show what causes the anemia, and that physical exercise can improve this condition. The two major symptoms of […]

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Rapid intervention can contain multidrug-resistant Candida auris

(HealthDay)—The multidrug-resistant yeast, Candida auris, can be identified and contained with enhanced laboratory surveillance and prompt investigation with infection prevention and control (IPC) support, according to a study published online Sept. 7 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Ellora N. Karmarkar, M.D., from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, and colleagues […]

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How GMO Foods Can Affect Your Hormone Levels

Alex Kich/Shutterstock By Raegan Davies/Sept. 7, 2021 3:29 pm EDT Something different comes to mind for everybody who hears the word “hormones” — maybe you think of your middle school health class or birth control prescription. However, there are so many other things in our everyday lives — from our environment to our diet — that […]

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Alcohol can cause immediate risk of atrial fibrillation

A single glass of wine can quickly—significantly—raise the drinker’s risk for atrial fibrillation, according to new research by UC San Francisco. The study provides the first evidence that alcohol consumption substantially increases the chance of the heart rhythm condition occurring within a few hours. The findings might run counter to a prevailing perception that alcohol […]

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Robot-assisted therapy can help treat stroke survivors, study finds

Exoskeleton-assisted rehabilitation can be beneficial in treating stroke survivors, according to researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). The study was published in the Journal of Neural Engineering. “Stroke is one of the leading causes of death in the United States and is a major cause of serious, long-term disability worldwide,” […]