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Maria Canfield

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Getting testy: Debate rages over value of PSA screening

There’s been a debate in the medical community for a while about whether prostate-specific antigen

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome now seen as physical disorder

It seems that chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is finally getting the recognition it deserves as a phy

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Psoriasis severity linked to dramatic rise in type 2 diabetes

Though it is not widely known outside of the medical community, people with psoriasis are at a highe

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Gut news as study finds more omega-3 benefits

Research from the UK has added to the well-known list of benefits provided by omega-3s: more bacteri

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Brain reboot? Psychiatric care may see radical shift

Even if you’re unfamiliar with serotonin, a chemical messenger in the brain, you’ve likely heard

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Sobering study is wake-up call to tackle sleep apnea

There is important news for the more than 25 million U.S. adults who suffer from obstructive sleep a

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Why chronic kidney disease is called a ‘silent killer’

You’d think a health condition affecting 30 million American adults – one in seven – would be

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Java ’nother! Study links coffee to longer life

Various health benefits of coffee drinking have been widely reported in recent years, including coff

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All ‘write’! MasSpec Pen detects cancerous tissue

Researchers from the University of Texas at Austin believe their newly-created device, called the Ma

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B-3’s a charm: Vitamin may prevent miscarriages

In a 12-year study published in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine, researchers from Au

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‘Rock Steady’ method helps sufferers fight Parkinson’s

If you were asked to make a connection between Parkinson’s disease and boxing, you’d likely thin

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Certain diabetes meds can help with osteoporosis

Many people – women especially – have both Type 2 diabetes and osteoporosis. This isn’t surpri

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