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Chronic inflammation can lead to memory problems: Study

Psychological stress, nagging infection can also trigger chronic inflammation. (Source: File Photo) Acute inflammation, that results from injury and does not heal or is recurring, might lead to thinking problems, say experts. The report, which has been published in Neurology, further states that psychological stress and nagging infection can also trigger chronic ...

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Mindfulness meditation could ease chronic pain | fitness

Mindfulness meditation could ease chronic pain | fitness

A new study now finds that mindfulness meditation is a promising option for easing chronic pain. The research, based on pooled analysis of available data was published online in the journal Evidence Based Mental Health on Thursday. The findings indicate that mindfulness meditation can lessen the severity and impact on ...

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Botox jabs effective, safe in reducing chronic migraine | health

Botox jabs effective, safe in reducing chronic migraine | health

Besides removing those wrinkles and enhancing your beauty, botox has also been proven to be effective and safe in treating chronic migraine that affects your daily activities, says a new study. Chronic migraine is defined as at least 15 headache attacks per month for more than three months, with migraine ...

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Sugar pills may effectively relieve chronic pain says study

By: PTI | Washington | Published: September 13, 2018 4:18:59 pm Sugar pills can help to reduce chronic pain in certain patients says a study. (Source: File Photo) Sugar pills may reduce chronic pain in certain patients as effectively as any powerful drug on the market, a study claims. Scientists ...

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Mindfulness can aid in treating chronic pain: Study

By: IANS | New York | Published: September 9, 2018 4:38:48 pm Those with lower mindfulness ratings had greater activation of this part of the brain and also felt more pain. (Source: File Photo) Ever wondered why some people seem to feel less pain than others? The answer could lie ...

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40% women with asthma may get chronic lung diseases: Study

40% women with asthma may get chronic lung diseases: Study

More than 4 in 10 individuals with asthma run the risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a group of lung diseases that block airflow and make it harder to breathe, says a new study involving around 4,000 women. The researchers examined risk factors for developing asthma and COPD ...

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Chronic lymphocytic leukemia patients at higher risk of melanoma | health

Patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) have a sizable 600% higher risk of melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer, a Wilmot Cancer Institute scientific team found out. Although a higher risk of melanoma had been known, a full analysis of detection rates and treatments among CLL patients has ...

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Fever and chronic back pain are warning signs your body sends out in distress. Here are more | fitness

Fever and chronic back pain are warning signs your body sends out in distress. Here are more | fitness

Most of us are less likely to seek medical attention thinking that any nagging problem will settle on its own. However, if you wait too long, these may result in serious complications. We are not suggesting that every time you have mild headache or a stuffy nose, you run to ...

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Genes for childhood chronic kidney disease identified

Genes for childhood chronic kidney disease identified

, July 28 (IANS) Researchers have identified a group of genes that could shed light on the underlying mechanism for childhood nephrotic syndrome — a chronic kidney disease among children.   Childhood nephrotic syndrome, also called nephrotic, is an incurable disease with an unknown cause, characterised by large amounts of ...

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Exercise cuts chronic disease risk in older adults

Exercise cuts chronic disease risk in older adults

Older adults who exercise above current recommended levels have a reduced risk of stroke, diabetes, and cancer, compared with those who do not, according to a study led by an Indian origin researcher. Researchers from the University of Sydney in Australia interviewed over 1,500 Australian adults aged over 50 and ...

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