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Many classes of common antibiotics, such as macrolides, quinolones, tetracyclines, sulfonamides and metronidazole, were associated with an increased risk of miscarriage in early pregnancy, according to a new study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).   Erythromycin was not associated with increased risk nor was nitrofurantoin, often used to treat urinary tract infection...

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Everything You Need To Know To Prevent Sun Damage This Summer—And Beyond The sun is shining and the beach is calling your name. But if you aren't careful, a few too many days spent exposed to the sun could have a lasting impact on your skin. Past generations used to lather on oil and bask under an aluminum foil reflector to bronze their skin. Lately, however, people have been more hesitant to l...

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The human brain is much better than previously thought at discovering and avoiding disease, a new study led by researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden reports. Our sense of vision and smell alone are enough to make us aware that someone has a disease even before it breaks out. And not only aware -- we also act upon the information and avoid sick people. The study is published in the scienti...

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Male contraceptive options have not changed in over a century, and are currently limited to condoms and withdrawal (with high pregnancy rates in typical use), or vasectomy (meant to be permanent). No long-acting, reversible contraceptives are currently available for men.   The demand for new male contraceptive methods is growing. Surveys indicate that the majority of men would be interested...

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One of the most common claims about cannabis is that it relieves stress and helps one to relax. A new study demonstrates that this may well be true, but only at lower doses. The results are published in Drug and Alcohol Dependence. A group of researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and the University of Chicago, IL, leaped through the appropriate legislative loops to i...

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  Hi, this week in our Healthy Recipes series here at Know Your Doctor we present CHŁODNIK (Chilled Beet Soup) a recipe of our own Health & Nutrition Writer from "Trust me I'm a Nutritionist" @ToBeNutritionist – Gosia Pietka CHŁODNIK (Chilled Beet Soup). Are you a fan of Gazpacho? Then, you might like this beautiful Polish beet chilled soup. The beet versio...

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Ακράτεια στις γυναίκες: Δρ. Κώστας Φιλίππου, Χειρουργός Ουρολόγος-Ανδρολόγος Μορφές ακράτειας ούρων που συνήθως παρουσιάζονται στις γυναίκες 1. Ακράτεια ούρων από προσπάθεια που εμφανίζεται όταν αυξάνεται η πίεση...

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Πολύ καθισιό, πρόωρα γηρατειά. Οι ηλικιωμένες γυναίκες που είναι καθιστές πάνω από δέκα ώρες τη μέρα και οι οποίες δεν ασκούνται, έχουν κύτταρα που είναι έως οκτώ χρόνια περισσότερο βιολογικά γερασμένα από ό,τι η πραγμα...

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Both finger and toenails are usually pale pink in color, with a lighter crescent shape at the bottom of the nail known as the lunula. White spots can sometimes appear on the nail. When this happens, it is known as punctate leukonychia. There are several types of leukonychia.   What is leukonychia? Total leukonychia refers to a condition where the whole nail plate is totally white in c...

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Το καλοκαίρι έφτασε! Οι ώρες έκθεσης στον ήλιο αυξάνονται και δεν πρέπει να ξεχνάμε πως ακόμη και λίγα μόνο σοβαρά ηλιακά εγκαύματα μπορούν να αυξήσουν τον κίνδυνο εμφάνισης καρκίνου του δέρματος στη μετέπειτα ζωή του...

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