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New Gel Treats Precancerous Skin Condition in Days: Study

Targeting Cancer Stem Cells May Eradicate Tumors

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, March 14 (HealthDay News) — A newly approved gel appears effective in treating a condition called actinic keratosis, which is a common precursor to squamous cell skin cancer, a new study finds. Earlier topical treatments took weeks or even months to treat the condition, but …

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12 Weeks of Paid Maternity Leave Benefits Everyone: Study

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THURSDAY, March 12, 2020 (HealthDay News) — The argument against paid maternity leave in the United States often focuses on the cost, but a new study suggests that more paid leave would not only be beneficial for families, but also for society. In the study, researchers found that new parents …

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Even Slightly Higher Blood Pressure May Raise Stroke Risk: Study

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Latest High Blood Pressure News By Maureen SalamonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, March 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) — High blood pressure has long been pegged as a risk factor for stroke, but a new analysis suggests that even slightly elevated blood pressure levels raise the odds of suffering a stroke. …

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Happiness Might Sometimes Harm Your Heart, Study Finds

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THURSDAY, March 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) — On rare occasions, a very joyful event might harm your heart, a new study suggests. Previous research has found that extreme emotions such as grief, anger and fear can trigger chest pain and breathlessness, heart attack, heart failure and even death. The condition …

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Protein-Heavy Meals Make You Feel Fuller, Sooner: Study

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Latest Nutrition, Food & Recipes News THURSDAY, March 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) — There may be something to those high-protein diets, with a new study finding that protein does make you feel full sooner. Many people boost their uptake of meat and other protein-rich foods when trying to …

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Colonoscopy Cuts Advanced Cancer Risk by 70 Percent: Study

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By Barbara Bronson GrayHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 4 (HealthDay News) — A new study finds that getting screening colonoscopies may reduce the risk of developing advanced colon cancer. In average-risk people, screening colonoscopies were associated with a 70 percent reduction in risk for new, late-stage colon cancer, including hard-to-detect cancers …

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Disabled Kids at Higher Risk of Abuse, Study Finds

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By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Children with certain mental or behavioral disorders are at increased risk of abuse or neglect, a new study suggests. The findings add to evidence that children with disabilities face higher abuse risks. But they also suggest those risks vary …

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Most Kids With Autism Overcome Language Delays, Study Finds

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By Mary Brophy MarcusHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 4 (HealthDay News) — Severe language delays early in the life of a child with autism can be overcome, especially if a child exhibits nonverbal intelligence. A new study that looked at speech delays in children with autism spectrum disorders found that 70 …

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Asthma Much More Lethal for Black Children, Study Finds

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SATURDAY, March 4, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Asthma attacks can prove deadly to kids, but a new study shows that black American children are six times more likely to die of the illness than their white or Hispanic peers. The gap in death rates “may imply a differential access to …

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Disabled Workers Often Face Abuse: Study

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WEDNESDAY, March 6 (HealthDay News) — Disabled people are twice as likely to be attacked at work as other employees, and they also are more likely to be insulted, ridiculed and intimidated on the job, a new study finds. British researchers interviewed nearly 4,000 employees and found that the 284 …

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