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Men can take birth control shots to prevent pregnancy in their female partners, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.   Researchers are still working to perfect the combination of hormonal contraceptives to reduce the risk of mild to moderate side effects, including depression and other mood disorders. While women can...

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silent-heart-attack-in-women

Many women put too much pressure on themselves to make the holidays perfect for everyone. This can add a lot of unnecessary stress and anxiety that can lead to serious heart problems. Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center cardiologist Karla Kurrelmeyer, M.D. says in their quest to get everything done on time, some women will ignore the mild symptoms of a silent heart attack. "Mos...

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drinking-green-tea-before-taking-supplements

As high doses of green tea extract supplements for weight loss become more popular, potential liver toxicity becomes a concern. In the last decade, dozens of people have been diagnosed with the condition. However, drinking green tea in the weeks before taking supplements likely reduces risk, according to researchers in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences. Researchers gave mice high dose...

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the-best-way-to-cover-your-sneeze

It's normal to sneeze: It's the body's natural reflex to an invader -- whether pollen, cat hair or a virus that leads to the common cold -- in your nose linings. No matter the cause, your sneezes spread germs, and it's best to catch them the correct way to prevent spreading illness. We here in the depths of the Texas A&M University Health Science Center newsroom test out the best way to catch...

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omega-3-prevent-childhood-asthma

Professor Ken Stark taking a sample of blood in Waterloo's Laboratory of Nutritional and Nutraceutical Research to determine the levels of omega-3 fatty acids. Taking certain omega-3 fatty acid supplements during pregnancy can reduce the risk of childhood asthma by almost one third, according to a new study from the Copenhagen Prospective Studies on Asthma in Childhood (COPSAC) and the University...

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ΓΡAΦΕΙ Ο ΑΝΔΡΕΑΣ ΚAΤΣΙΗΣ | Sigmalive | 02.12.2016 Λένε πως, αν θέλεις να φτιάξεις ή να δημιουργήσεις κάτι καινοτόμο και πρωτότυπο, το οποίο δεν έχει ξαναγίνει, ο καλύτερος τρόπος για να βρεις την ιδανική ιδέα είναι... οι ίδιες ο...

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Ο πόνος στην αυχενική μοίρα της Σπονδυλικής Στήλης προκαλείται από διάφορες αιτίες μεταξύ άλλων την κληρονομικότητα, την κακή στάση κατά τη διάρκεια της εργασίας ή της ξεκούρασης και τον τραυματισμό. Η πλειοψηφία των ...

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new-year-new-you-5-health-resolutions-that-are-easy-to-keep

These 5 resolutions are so easy to resolve and to keep. An added plus: They also happen to be kidney-friendly. 1. Avoid unnecessary painkillers. Pain medications provide pain relief (maybe you even relied on them to nurse your post-NYE hangover), but it’s important to balance the potential benefits with the risk of dangerous side effects, such as kidney damage, fluid retention, increased b...

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the-secret-to-a-happy-sex-life

The secret to a happy sex life in long-term relationships is the belief that it takes hard work and effort, instead of expecting sexual satisfaction to simply happen if you are true soulmates, says a study led by a University of Toronto (U of T) social psychology researcher. These "sexpectations" -- the need to work on sexual growth or rely on sexual destiny -- are so powerful they can either sus...

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world-of-viruses-uncovered

A groundbreaking study of the virosphere of the most populous animals -- those without backbones such as insects, spiders and worms and that live around our houses -- has uncovered 1445 viruses, revealing people have only scratched the surface of the world of viruses -- but it is likely that only a few cause disease. The meta-genomics research, a collaboration between the University of Sydney and...

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