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January 19th, 2011

Antidepressants May Aid in Hot Flash Relief

It looks like menopausal women may have something to look forward to when it comes to the treatment of their hot flashes. A new study has shown that a common antidepressant may help significantly reduce uncomfortable menopausal symptoms like hot flashes. For more information on this development and what it may mean for your health, keep on reading after the jump.

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In a recent study, it was found that Lexapro, a common antidepressant, can also be helpful in reducing the severity and frequency of menopausal symptoms.

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January 18th, 2011

Essential Fatty Acids and Vitamins Can Aid in PMS Relief

A new study is suggesting that there may be a natural way to help control those often-painful PMS symptoms that many people experiences each month. Essential fatty acids that are found in many foods and can be taken in supplements has been shown to significantly reduce PMS symptoms. For more information on this study and how it may be able to help you keep on reading after the jump.

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The study, which was conduced by an Brazilian university and published in the Journal of Reproductive Health, took a deeper look at an already assumed benefit of essential fatty acids: they may be able to provide relief for PMS symptoms.

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January 18th, 2011

FDA Still Unsure About Alzheimer’s Testing Drug

A Food and Drug Administration panel is expressing doubts about the benefits of an imaging agent that may be able to alert health care providers to the potential of early stages of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). For more information on this medical development and what it may mean for the health of you and your family, keep on reading after the jump.

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Eli Lilly & Co. has hot a roadblock in the approval of an imaging agent, florbetapir, which may be able to detect the presence of beta-amyloid, a common sign found in Alzheimer’s patients.

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January 17th, 2011

Mixing Antibiotics and Blood Pressure Drugs Poses Health Risk

A recent study has quantified a long-believed health risk posed by the mixing of prescription antibiotics and some blood pressure medications; that the two can cause a sudden and serious drop in blood pressure, especially for seniors. For more information on this news and what it may mean for your health, keep on reading after the jump.

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For those who are taking common blood pressure medication and may also be on antibiotics, there is a new study out that shows this could possibly be a lethal combination.

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January 15th, 2011

Another Johnson & Johnson Recall

In yet another recall by the popular company, Johnson & Johnson’s McNeil has issued yet another recall of many of their over-the-counter medications including many types of Tylenol. Sudafed, Benadryl, and Sinutab. For more information on this recall and what it means for you and your health, keep on reading after the jump.

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Times have been tough for Johnson & Johnson, as the company has faced recall after recall of their products over the past year for complaints ranging from odors to contaminated products to deficient paperwork. The most recent one was issued on Friday, affecting over 47 million packages.

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January 6th, 2011

Antibiotic Useful in Treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome

A recent study has shown that a common antibiotic may be helpful in reducing the painful symptoms associated with irritable bowel syndrome. For more information on this medical development and what it could mean for your health, keep reading after the jump.

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In a potentially exciting development, a recent study has shown that an antibiotic commonly used to treat traveler’s diarrhea has shown to have a significant effect on improving the symptoms of IBS.

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January 5th, 2011

Communion Hepatitis Contamination Scares Church

A church in Long Island is warning its parishioners to keep an eye out or get tested for Hepatitis A after it was discovered that the communion wafers used for a Christmas mass might have been contaminated. For more information on this story and how this may have happened, keep reading after the jump.

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For those who attend church on Christmas, it is supposed to be a joyous moment of faith and prayer on the most important Christian holiday of the year. But for a church in Nassau County, New York, churchgoers may have gotten more than they expected.

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January 3rd, 2011

Fruta Planta Weight Loss Supplements Recall

The FDA has warned against the use and purchase of a weight loss product called Fruta Planta because it may contain a harmful and potentially lethal ingredient. For more information on this recall and what it may mean for your health, keep on reading after the jump.

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The weight loss product Fruta Planta has been voluntarily recalled by its makers after the FDA determined that the products contained a previously banned ingredient that has been shown to cause heart-related problems in some people.

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January 3rd, 2011

Family History of Alcoholism May Increase Risk of Obesity

A recent study has found there to be a significant link between a family history of alcoholism and addiction and a person’s risk of becoming obese. For more information on this study and what it has shown to mean for the health of Americans, keep on reading after the jump.

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Washington University recently published a study that examined the addiction and think link between other conditions in America and found that people with parents or other family members who suffered from alcoholism were much more likely to become obese than those who did not.

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December 31st, 2010

Organic Beef Recalled Due to E. Coli

A California company is issuing a recall of some types of ground organic beef after it became known that they may potentially be contaminated with E. coli. For more information on this recall, as well as what this may mean for you and your nutritional health, keep on reading after the jump.

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First Class Foods, Inc. is recalling 34,373 pound of organic ground beef that was distributed to retailers and restaurants in six different states after they became aware of a potential E. coli O157:H7 contamination.

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