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Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug May Not Ease Chronic Fatigue Syndrome After All

News Picture: Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug May Not Ease Chronic Fatigue Syndrome After All

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) — A small-scale clinical trial has cast doubt upon the potential usefulness of an anti-inflammatory drug to treat chronic fatigue syndrome. Doctors had hoped that anakinra (Kineret) — a medication for rheumatoid arthritis — also could be used to relieve …

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Acid Reflux From Chronic Heartburn May Damage Teeth

Acid Reflux From Chronic Heartburn May Damage Teeth

By Randy DotingaHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, March 8 (HealthDay News) — If you have chronic heartburn, it’s not only your esophagus that you should be worried about. New research reveals how the condition known as gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, can severely damage your teeth thanks to an influx of acid …

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Immune System Changes Tied to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Feb. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Chronic fatigue syndrome appears to be linked to specific changes in a person’s immune system, particularly increased amounts of chemical messengers that regulate immune responses, researchers report. The study adds to growing evidence that chronic fatigue syndrome is caused …

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Web Therapy Helps With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Web Therapy Helps With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Internet Behavioral Treatment Highly Effective for Teens With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome By Salynn BoylesWebMD Health News Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD Feb. 29, 2012 — Internet-based behavioral therapy appears to be a highly effective new tool for the treatment of teenagers with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), according to a …

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New Drug for Tough-to-Treat Chronic Cough

News Picture: Drug Offers Hope Against Tough-to-Treat Chronic Cough

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 26, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Anywhere from 4% to 10% of adults have troublesome chronic cough, defined as an unexplained cough lasting more than eight weeks. But a new drug may offer some long-sought relief. Reporting Feb. 25 in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine, British researchers said the experimental …

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Magnetic Implant May Ease Chronic Acid Reflux

News Picture: Magnetic Implant May Ease Chronic Acid Reflux

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 20 (HealthDay News) — An implanted magnetic device could offer a new treatment option for people with chronic heartburn that is not controlled with medication, a small study suggests. The study, reported in the Feb. 21 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, …

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Drug May Help Tough-to-Treat Chronic Cough

No Reason for 45% of Antibiotic Prescriptions

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 26, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Anywhere from 4% to 10% of adults have troublesome chronic cough, defined as an unexplained cough lasting more than eight weeks. But a new drug may offer some long-sought relief. Reporting Feb. 25 in The Lancet …

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Therapy, Exercise Help Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

More Than 4 Million Americans Have New Knee

Study Shows Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Exercise Are Safe Ways to Treat CFS Symptoms By Denise MannWebMD Health News Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD Feb. 17, 2011 — Cognitive behavioral therapy and exercise, in conjunction with medical care, are safe and effective ways to treat some of the symptoms of …

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Too Much Sitting Linked to Chronic Health Problems

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THURSDAY, Feb. 21 (HealthDay News) — People who spend hours each day without getting up and moving around should take heed: A new study suggests that the more people sit each day, the greater their risk for chronic health problems, such as cancer, diabetes and heart disease. Researchers from Australia …

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Panel Asks: What Defines Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

Panel Asks: What Defines Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Chronic fatigue syndrome is about to get a new clinical definition, with the hope that it will help physicians better diagnose people afflicted with the mysterious and complex disorder. On Tuesday, the Institute of Medicine will release a long-awaited …

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