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Dr. Sanjay Gupta: While monkeypox cases rise, why are we waiting for the cavalry to rescue us?

Dr. Sanjay Gupta: While monkeypox cases rise, why are we waiting for the cavalry to rescue us?

The pandemic, which has held the United States and almost every other country in its grip, should have taught us valuable lessons about how to manage a public health emergency, but it seems we are making some of the same mistakes we made not even three years ago, when the SARS-CoV-2 virus started to spread. …

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Gestational diabetes is on the rise: Here are nutrition tips to prevent and treat it

Gestational diabetes is on the rise: Here are nutrition tips to prevent and treat it

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that can occur during pregnancy among women who didn’t already have diabetes. It’s on the rise — and experts are worried. Just last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) pointed out in a new study that there …

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At last, an easier way to prepare for a colonoscopy

At last, an easier way to prepare for a colonoscopy

Comment on this story Comment Decades ago, to prepare for a colonoscopy, patients first had to clean out their colons using laxatives such as castor oil or magnesium citrate, sometimes over several days. It wasn’t pleasant. Things improved in 1984 with the introduction of a powder-based solution that patients could drink the day before a …

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According to Mayo Clinic, it can take anywhere between two to five days to complete the digestion process, depending on the person.

How long does it take to digest food? Tips to help improve digestion.

Whether you’re planning for a swim, run or even a walk  after a meal, the first thought that comes to mind might be how soon can I go  Any factor disrupting your digestive process can lead to constipation, flatulence, diarrhea or heartburn, Healthline says. For human beings, digestion is one of the fundamental processes for survival and staying healthy. …

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Varicella Zoster Virus, Herpes Simplex Virus and Alzheimer’s Disease

Common Viruses May Be Triggering Alzheimer’s Disease

Varicella zoster virus (VZV), which commonly causes chickenpox and shingles, activates herpes simplex virus (HSV) from dormancy in neural tissue grown in vitro, which then leads to an increase in plaque deposits and decrease in neural signaling — hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease. Credit: Tufts University Shingles infection may awaken dormant neurological herpes viruses, causing inflammation …

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#Guttok has over 500 million views on TikTok: Why gut health keeps trending and why its important

#Guttok has over 500 million views on TikTok: Why gut health keeps trending and why its important

You might be surprised to learn that gut health is the latest buzzy topic on TikTok. Under hashtags like #guttok, #guthealth and #guthealing, influencers and every day users alike are posting thousands of videos, sharing stories about their gut health struggles and remedies. And they’ve raked in a little over a billion views. Like with …

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Researchers Identify a Baffling New Type of Diabetes That Affects Millions

Malnutrition-related diabetes is a puzzling form of diabetes that affects tens of millions of individuals in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. A new study investigates a mysterious form of diabetes. Malnutrition-related diabetes is a mysterious form of diabetes that affects tens of millions of individuals in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. Rarely do its victims, who are …

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Perspective | During childbirth, I suddenly couldn’t hear any longer

Perspective | During childbirth, I suddenly couldn’t hear any longer

Comment on this story Comment When I was rolled into the operating room for my third Caesarean section, I could hear the relaxing sounds of classical music. Everyone was welcoming and feeling especially happy. A few minutes later, our third daughter was born and whisked away to be checked for a few routine complications. A …

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Brain eating amoeba are hiding in rivers and lakes throughout America this summer

Brain eating amoeba are hiding in rivers and lakes throughout America this summer

Freshwater lakes and rivers across America may have a deadly parasite lurking in them this summer that rapidly eats away at the brain – and experts warn that if it gets into your nose, it has a 97 percent chance of being fatal, often within five days of feeling symptoms.   Naegleria fowleri lives in fresh …

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This doctor reversed heart disease. Now he wants to do it for Alzheimer's | CNN

This doctor reversed heart disease. Now he wants to do it for Alzheimer’s | CNN

CNN  —  In 1990, internal medicine specialist Dr. Dean Ornish did what no other doctor had been able to do: He published results of a randomized clinical trial that used advanced imagery scans to show coronary artery disease could be reversed with nothing more than diet, exercise, stress reduction and social support. “I think our …

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