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Rare narcolepsy-linked disorder paralyzes teen when she laughs: ‘You have no control over your body’

A British teen reportedly suffers from a rare disorder that causes uncontrollable muscle paralysis when she exhibits strong emotions such as laughter. Speaking to the New York Post, Billie Hodgson, 17, said she was officially diagnosed with cataplexy, a neurological disorder linked to narcolepsy, last spring but first noticed symptoms at age 14 when she “fell… Read More »

Jane Danson health: Actress’ heartbreaking admission ‘I don’t think you ever get over it’

What are the symptoms of a miscarriage? The NHS said: “The main sign of a miscarriage is vaginal bleeding, which may be followed by cramping and pain in your lower abdomen. “If you have vaginal bleeding, contact a GP or your midwife. “Most GPs can refer you to an early pregnancy unit at your local… Read More »

Losing weight could reduce breast cancer risk for women over 50, study finds

Overweight women over the age of 50 could see a reduction in their risk of developing breast cancer if they lost weight, according to a new study. The study, published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute (JNCI) and conducted by researchers from the American Cancer Society, the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health,… Read More »

DOACs now recommended over warfarin to prevent blood clots in people with atrial fibrillation

For decades, warfarin (Coumadin) was the standard anticoagulant medication used to prevent blood clots, which can lead to stroke, in people with atrial fibrillation (afib). Direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs), sometimes called novel oral anticoagulants (NOACs), are a new type of anticoagulant medication that came on the market in 2010. In 2019, the American Heart Association/American… Read More »

Clearing up the confusion over red meat recommendations

GAZETTE: The panel didn’t consider environmental impact when forming their guidelines. You and Harvard Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment Director Gina McCarthy recently noted in a Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Viewpoint that increased sustainability is a potential benefit of the new plant-based meat alternatives. Why is it so important… Read More »