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US children’s hospitals overwhelmed by RSV cases | Health News

Los Angeles, California – “It feels like this endless, large-volume influx that keeps coming through our emergency department, or phone calls from outside hospitals who are also bursting at the seams,” Hui-wen Sato, an intensive care unit (ICU) nurse at a Los Angeles children’s hospital, said of a recent surge of RSV cases. RSV, or …

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Why eating potatoes could help you ‘lose weight with little effort’: study

Carb lovers join! This delectable starch, long a guilty pleasure, just might be a secret weapon when trying to “lose weight with little effort.” Researchers have discovered the surprising health benefit of potatoes — as it turns out, these spuds are incredibly nutrient-dense and could be a crucial “part of a healthy diet,” according to …

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Supplements commonly used for their anti-aging properties may increase the risk of breast and brain cancer, researchers from the University of Missouri-Columbia have found (stock)

Popular anti-aging vitamin B3 pills ‘raise the risk of CANCER’, study indicates

Popular anti-aging vitamin B3 pills ‘raise the risk of CANCER’, study indicates Nicotinamide riboside, a source of vitamin B3, is known for its anti-aging effects But research shows it may increase the chance of cancer spreading to the brain This is a fatal development for many patients, as no viable treatment exists By Caitlin Tilley, …

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Botox could help treat men with erectile dysfunction, a study claims.  Belgian urologists say the treatment could be effective as a 'nearly permanent' therapy for the problem, although further studies are needed

Botox might help beat erectile dysfunction, study suggests

Botox to beat erectile dysfunction! Injections straight into penis ‘can help impotent men’ Botox showed ‘clear benefit’ for men suffering with erectile dysfunction Belgian urologists reviewed seven studies including more than 360 men The drug is not currently approved for erectile dysfunction in the UK or US By Joe Davies Health Reporter For Mailonline Published: …

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Every year more than 10,000 people in the UK and 60,000 in the US are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer ‘could be spotted THREE YEARS earlier’

Pancreatic cancer could be diagnosed up to three years earlier if people were regularly weighed and had their blood sugar checked, according to experts. Every year more than 10,000 people in the UK and 60,000 in the US are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. It has a tragically high death rate because around 90 per cent …

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What’s behind worrying RSV surge in US children’s hospitals?

Children’s hospitals in parts of the US are seeing a surge in a common respiratory illness that can cause severe breathing problems for babies. RSV cases fell dramatically two years ago as the pandemic shut down schools, day cares and businesses. With restrictions easing in the summer of 2021, doctors saw an alarming increase in …

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Cold and flu season is here, and people are showing up to work sick

A relic of pre-pandemic days is making its return to the workplace: the office cold. You might remember getting caught in its crosshairs — first, one person shows up with a cough and the sniffles, wearing it all sounds worse than it feels. Within weeks, like clockwork, the bug jumps from desk to desk until …

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Scientists grow human brain cells in rats to study diseases

Scientists have transplanted human brain cells into the brains of baby rats, where the cells grew and formed connections. It’s part of an effort to better study human brain development and diseases affecting this most complex of organs, which makes us who we are but has long been shrouded in mystery. “Many disorders such as …

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A Harvard nutritionist shares 6 brain foods that will help your kids stay ‘sharp and focused’

The first few years of life set the foundation for brain health. Studies show that a nutritious diet in infancy is key to promoting a child’s long-term well-being, and the foods they eat can impact their cognition, temperament, motor skills and language development. As a nutritional psychiatrist, I’ve found that foods rich in omega-3 fatty …

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