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How does acne affect self-confidence?
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Three in five teenagers surveyed by the British Skin Foundation reported ‘a fall in self-confidence’ as the biggest impact that acne has on their lives. From my experience as a dermatologist I find that those with acne can often feel unsupported, socially isolated and become withdrawn.

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Urinary tract infections in childhood can affect blood pressure
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In a unique Gothenburg study, women with renal damage caused by urinary tract infections in childhood have been followed 35 years after their first urinary tract infection. A new thesis from Sahlgrenska Academy shows that these women have higher blood …

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Gut Bugs May Affect Body Fat, 'Good' Cholesterol
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This is the first study to offer "solid evidence" that gut bacteria are linked to cholesterol and triglyceride levels, said lead researcher Jingyuan Fu. But it does not prove that the bacteria directly alter people's blood fats, stressed Fu, an …

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Do Cholesterol Drugs Affect Aggression?
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Even though statins reduce blood cholesterol levels, the drugs theoretically should lower aggressive tendencies by reducing testosterone levels and improving the ability of cells to generate energy, Golomb continued. But statins also can alter a person …

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Acidity Of Urine May Affect Susceptibility To Urinary Tract Infections
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The acidity of urine — as well as the presence of small molecules related to diet — may influence how well bacteria can grow in the urinary tract, a new study shows. Urinary tract infections (UTIs) often are caused by a strain of bacteria called …

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Pregnancy food: what you eat can affect your child for life …
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“Listen to your body,” is one of the most overused phrases in the pregnancy-advice market. And, actually, it's really hard to ignore your body when you're pregnant; it mutinies and starts ordering you about. In many ways this is …

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BUCKS BEAT Will asthma issue affect Looney's draft stock?
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While Looney's asthma condition has raised red flags with some NBA teams, there are others who aren't overly concerned. They noted several NBA players over the years have had asthma and still had productive careers with the proper medication.

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Genes for height affect cholesterol, study finds
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Short people have more risk for heart disease, and now researchers may know why: Genes that govern height also seem to affect cholesterol, especially in men. Doctors have suspected that height and heart risks are related. Shorter people are more prone …

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Newly Diagnosed With High Blood Pressure? 3 Factors Affect Prognosis
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(HealthDay News) — Prompt and intense treatment at the first signs of high blood pressure appears key to preventing heart attacks, strokes and early death, according to a new study. Patients with systolic blood pressure (the top number in a blood …

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