Sundar Pichai, chief executive officer at Google LLC, speaks during the Google Cloud Next ’19 event in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. Michael Short | Bloomberg | Getty Images Four Democratic leaders on Monday wrote to Google and the hospital network Ascension Health asking for more information about how patient health
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Nut allergies are among the most common food allergies, and they include reactions to almonds, walnuts, and pecans. An allergy to peanuts, however, is not technically a nut allergy. Many of the 1.2% of people in the United States who are allergic to peanuts may mistakenly believe that they have a nut allergy, but peanuts
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Researchers have developed an immediate and accurate screening method to test for male infertility. For approximately one in three infertile couples, it is the male who is infertile, most often as a result of inadequate sperm production, sperm function, or sperm delivery. Illnesses, injuries, and chronic health problems can play a role in causing male
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New research finds that following a diet rich in plant-based foods and low in animal products during midlife is associated with a significantly lower risk of cognitive impairment later in life. Share on PinterestEating a plant-based diet in midlife may prevent later cognitive decline. According to the latest estimates from the United Nations, there are
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Campaigners gather at London’s V&A Museum on Saturday Nov. 16, 2019, to protest against its display of the Sackler name. CNBC’s Chloe Taylor Campaigners gathered at London’s famous Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum Saturday to protest against its display of the Sackler name. Some members of the billionaire Sackler family are known for founding and
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A recent study set out to investigate the association between drinking tea and the risk of stroke in a Chinese population. Specifically, the researchers wanted to understand whether the association differed for specific types of tea. The results of the study have been published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  For the study, researchers
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Depression is one of the most common mood disorders in the United States. It causes persistent sadness and limits a person’s ability to go about their daily activities. However, depression is treatable, and people can recover from it. Both lifestyle changes and medical treatments can help individuals feel better. Typically, managing depression is an ongoing
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Homeopathy for anxiety uses mixtures of herbal, mineral, and other natural products to relieve anxiety symptoms. These very dilute homeopathic concoctions would sometimes be toxic in high doses. The Anxiety and Depression Association of America report that anxiety is the most prevalent mental health condition in the United States, affecting 18.1% of the adult population
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A recent study investigated the effect of itch on mental health, reporting that patients with itch experience increased mental health issues. Itch is a significant symptom experienced by patients suffering from dermatological conditions such as eczema, atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, to name a few. Depression, suicidal ideation, and anxiety have previously been reported to coincide with
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Following rising cases of e-cigarette or vaping lung illness (EVALI) in the United States, experts have developed a guide for diagnosing and treating this condition. E-cigarettes allow users to aerosolize (vape) liquid, which contains nicotine or other substances. Since their introduction in 2000, the worldwide usage of these devices has surged. Many e-cigarette formulations are
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Specialists warn that single number average survival estimates for advanced stage breast cancer are unhelpful and usually inaccurate. Instead, they advise doctors to provide several case-specific survival estimates to help people plan with realism and hope. Share on PinterestWhat is a more helpful approach when it comes to discussing survival rate estimates for late stage
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Hallucinations can be a sign of a mental health illness, but they do not always mean a person is unwell. Hallucinations are, in fact, relatively common. One 2015 study from Europe found that 7.3 percent of people reported a life-long experience of hearing voices. A further study from South Africa on hallucinations in the general
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Lymphoma is a type of cancer that starts in immune cells called lymphocytes. When lymphoma affects the skin, it may cause a rash that appears as one or more scaly, reddish-to-purple patches, plaques, or nodules. A lymphoma rash, such as mycosis fungoides (MF), can be easy to confuse with other skin conditions, such as psoriasis
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Bone marrow is soft, spongy tissue within some bones, including those in the hips and thighs. People with certain blood-related conditions benefit from a transplant that replaces damaged cells with healthy cells, possibly from a donor. Bone marrow transplants can be lifesaving for people with conditions such as lymphoma or leukemia, or when intensive cancer
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