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Why I’m happy ‘living flat’ after breast cancer

Why I’m happy ‘living flat’ after breast cancer

A woman who chose not to have breast reconstruction after her mastectomy has said people need to know that “there is a choice”. Juliet Fitzpatrick, who is a member of a group called Flat...

Medical News Today: What causes yellow stool?

Medical News Today: What causes yellow stool?

A range of situations and conditions can cause yellow stool. In most cases, yellow stool is due to what a person eats. It may also have an underlying medical cause, such as problems with...

Medical News Today: What to know about the anti-smooth muscle antibody test

Medical News Today: What to know about the anti-smooth muscle antibody test

When a person has a liver condition, their body produces high levels of anti-smooth muscle antibodies (ASMA). Doctors check for these antibodies using the ASMA blood test. Learn more here. Source link

Drug shortages may add $230 million to annual U.S. drug costs

Drug shortages may add $230 million to annual U.S. drug costs

(Reuters Health) – Prescription drug shortages may drive up prices twice as much as they would rise with medicines in abundant supply, adding $230 million a year to U.S. drug costs, a new study...

Medical News Today: The 10 best probiotics for vegans

Medical News Today: The 10 best probiotics for vegans

While yogurt is a popular probiotic food, it is not suitable for vegans. However, many other plant-based foods contain probiotics, including miso, tempeh, kombucha, sauerkraut, and kimchi. In this article, learn about these and...

Medical News Today: How to identify a chlorine rash

Medical News Today: How to identify a chlorine rash

Some people develop a rash after swimming in chlorinated pools or soaking in hot tubs. Chlorine rash is simple to treat, but can be confused with other rashes, such as swimmer’s itch and heat...

UK doctors win battle with drug giants over cheaper eye medicine

UK doctors win battle with drug giants over cheaper eye medicine

ZURICH (Reuters) – Drug giants Novartis, Bayer and Roche on Friday lost a bid to stop British doctors from recommending a cheaper drug option for people with an eye disease that causes blindness, the...

‘Heat-not-burn’ cigarettes still damage lungs

‘Heat-not-burn’ cigarettes still damage lungs

(Reuters Health) – A new type of “heat-not-burn” cigarette may lead to just as much lung damage as traditional cigarettes, a recent study suggests. So-called “heat-not-burn” devices are designed to heat disposable tobacco sticks...

Common painkiller tied to increased risk of heart problems

Common painkiller tied to increased risk of heart problems

(Reuters Health) – The commonly used painkiller diclofenac may be linked with an increased risk of heart problems, a large Danish study suggests. Diclofenac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that’s often used to...