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Medical News Today: Chronic liver damage worsened by alcohol-fueled gut bacteria

One of the leading causes of chronic liver damage in the US is alcohol abuse. New research into the disease’s etiology shows a surprising role for gut bacteria in the ruination of the liver. New research shows the surprising and … Continue reading

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Medical News Today: Chronic liver damage worsened by alcohol-fueled gut bacteria

One of the leading causes of chronic liver damage in the US is alcohol abuse. New research into the disease’s etiology shows a surprising role for gut bacteria in the ruination of the liver. New research shows the surprising and … Continue reading

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Medical News Today: How a dog’s IQ could offer clues to dementia

Just like people, some dogs take longer to learn new tricks than others. But new research suggests that this should not come as a surprise; a dog’s intelligence is structurally comparable to that of humans and can be measured in … Continue reading

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Medical News Today: CBT and antidepressants ‘equally effective’ for major depression

Cognitive behavioral therapy and second-generation antidepressants are equally effective as treatments for major depression, according to new, evidence-based clinical guidelines published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Major depressive disorder can be debilitating. The guidelines urge physicians to discuss the … Continue reading

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Medical News Today: Uterine Prolapse: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Uterine prolapse is a condition that occurs when the pelvic floor muscles are no longer strong enough to support the uterus. As a result, the uterus descends toward or through the vagina. In the US, the Women’s Health Initiative found … Continue reading

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Medical News Today: Uterine Prolapse: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Uterine prolapse is a condition that occurs when the pelvic floor muscles are no longer strong enough to support the uterus. As a result, the uterus descends toward or through the vagina. In the US, the Women’s Health Initiative found … Continue reading

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Medical News Today: CBT and antidepressants ‘equally effective’ for major depression

Cognitive behavioral therapy and second-generation antidepressants are equally effective as treatments for major depression, according to new, evidence-based clinical guidelines published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Major depressive disorder can be debilitating. The guidelines urge physicians to discuss the … Continue reading

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Medical News Today: Concussion triples or quadruples risk of suicide

Concussion multiplies the long-term risk of suicide in adults, especially if it happens on the weekend, according to research published in the CMAJ. Concussion symptoms abate quickly, but the long-term effects can be severe. Suicide is the 10th most common … Continue reading

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Medical News Today: Racial stereotyping may extend to young black boys, study suggests

In a new study investigating racial stereotyping, researchers found that people were more likely to associate threatening words and weapons with the faces of young black boys than those of white boys. Researchers found that people were more likely to … Continue reading

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Medical News Today: When animals attack…humans are largely to blame

Large animal attacks on humans are headline-grabbing stories, but a new study published in Scientific Reports shows that such attacks are relatively rare, compared with human fatalities caused by other wildlife, and it suggests the media often overplay large animal … Continue reading

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