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Patients with acne have increased risk of developing major depression
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In an analysis of one of the largest electronic medical records databases in the world, researchers found that patients with acne had a significantly increased risk of developing major depression, but only in the first 5 years after being diagnosed with acne.

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Workshop to help empower cancer patients, families
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Patients try out first FDA cleared procedure for cellulite
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STAMFORD, Conn. (WTNH) – The first FDA cleared procedure for a common problem women have–cellulite. It's a minimally invasive treatment. “I was always active and my legs were always the strongest part of my body and they are still strong but they look …

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Blood pressure drugs may raise heart attack risk for diabetes patients
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More than 70 million people in the United States have high blood pressure, considered a systolic pressure above 140 and diastolic pressure above 90. Recommendations for controlling blood pressure have long aimed for 140, however recent research found …

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All High-Risk Patients Should Get Blood Pressure Meds: Study
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THURSDAY, Dec. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) — People known to be at high risk for a heart attack or stroke should be given blood pressure-lowering medications no matter their blood pressure level, new research suggests. Current protocols recommend …

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Thyroid Patients: 30 Ways to Make Your Diet Wor…
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If you are a thyroid patient, there is a good chance that you are struggling to lose weight. The majority of people with thyroid conditions — Hashimoto's and hypothyroidism, Graves' disease and hyperthyroidism, thyroid cancer — end up permanently …

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Diet tips: What should thyroid patients eat
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New Delhi: A proper diet is essential to lead a healthy life. This certainly implies that you must watch what you eat. People who are suffering from thyroid disorder should take extra care while deciding on their menu. Here are some diet tips for …

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Physicians leave severe acne patients on ineffective antibiotics for too long before prescribing more potent drug
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A medical records analysis by researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center concludes that physicians who treat severe acne leave too many patients on ineffective antibiotics for far too long before prescribing more potent needed therapy with the medication isotretinoin, sometimes known by its former brand name Accutane.

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Thyroid test spares patients more biopsies
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A sequencing test can predict which thyroid nodules are cancerous and require surgical removal—reducing the need for multiple invasive diagnostic procedures. In up to 80 percent of cases, examination of cells collected with a fine needle from a …

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