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A Rapid-Learning Initiative For Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs
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In late July, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved selective use of Praluent, the first of a new class of cholesterol-lowering drugs (PCSK9 inhibitors). A similar drug, Repatha, is expected to be approved this month. The reported results so …

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Sun exposure may help reduce high blood pressure
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High blood pressure is one of the most common medical conditions worldwide. It is a risk factor for heart disease, stroke and kidney failure. Research over the past 20 years suggests that high blood pressure may be, in part, responsive to the sunlight …

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Thyroid or Treats: What's Really Preventing You From Losing Weight
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Have you been eating healthy, avoiding sugar, going to the gym but still struggling to lose weight? If that's the case, you might want to think about getting your thyroid checked. Your thyroid plays an important part in regulating your metabolism and …

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Peeing Outside the Litter Box: When Your Cat Needs the Vet
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While many other things can cause a cat to urinate outside of their box (dislike of litter, infrequent scooping, something spooking the cat while in the litter box), a urinary tract infection is nothing to kid around about. If left untreated, a UTI can …

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3 Yeast Infection Mimics That Could Fool You – EmaxHealth
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According to a recent issue of Dr. Oz—the Good Life, Oz-writer Dana Hudepohl tells readers that research has shown that up to two-thirds of women who buy OTC yeast infection treatment products at the local drugstore …

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Landers: Ebola scare heightens awareness of hospital-acquired infections
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… preventing bloodstream infections associated with intravenous lines. Less progress has been made on urinary tract infections caused by catheters, said Dr. Arjun Srinivasan, the CDC's spokesman for the health care-associated infection prevention …

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