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Many people take drugs that interfere with their blood pressure pills

Many people take drugs that interfere with their blood pressure pills

(Reuters Health) – People who take pills to lower their blood pressure often take other drugs that reduce the pills’ effectiveness, a recent study suggests. Researchers studied data on 521,028 adults prescribed blood pressure...

Art tours tied to easing of chronic pain

Art tours tied to easing of chronic pain

(Reuters Health) – Art museums may have an analgesic effect on chronic pain, a small study suggests. Chronic pain sufferers who took guided tours of art museums felt less discomfort and unpleasantness related to...

Japan’s Eisai sets price tag of about $17,000 on liver cancer drug (Aug. 16)

Japan’s Eisai sets price tag of about $17,000 on liver cancer drug (Aug. 16)

(This version of the August 16th story corrects to change drug price in headline, first bullet, paragraphs 1 and 3 after company corrects it to $16,970 from $15,970) By Manas Mishra (Reuters) – Japan’s...

Medical News Today: What causes rosy cheeks?

Medical News Today: What causes rosy cheeks?

Rosy cheeks can be the result of many benign causes, such as being hot. However, there are several causes that may require medical attention, including acne, rosacea, and lupus. We look at some of...

Medical News Today: How can people speed up dilation?

Medical News Today: How can people speed up dilation?

When the cervix dilates to a certain extent, this is one sign that a baby is ready to be born. Dilation is usually gradual, and there are many ways to encourage it, including sexual...

Dementia patients may benefit from music therapy

Dementia patients may benefit from music therapy

(Reuters Health) – Music therapy may improve depression and anxiety in dementia patients, a new analysis suggests. Music therapy might also improve emotional well-being among those with dementia, researchers found. But they didn’t find...

Transgender veterans don’t have worse health

Transgender veterans don’t have worse health

(Reuters Health) – Transgender military veterans do not have worse health than cisgender veterans, a recent U.S. study suggests. Transgender people have long served in the U.S. military but were banned from serving openly...

Medical News Today: Multiple sclerosis: Healthful diet tied to lower risk

Medical News Today: Multiple sclerosis: Healthful diet tied to lower risk

An Australian multicenter study found that those who ate more vegetables, fish, and other healthful foods had a lower risk of MS than those who ate less. Source link