SATURDAY, Aug. 13, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Sweating can affect your skin, so learning how to handle it should be an important part of your skin care regime, a Baylor College of Medicine aesthetician says.

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FRIDAY, Aug. 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- State and local health officials have detected the poliovirus in New York City's wastewater, a finding that indicates the virus has spread widely since first being discovered in the wastewater of a neighboring county last month.

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FRIDAY, Aug. 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Sexual dysfunction is common in women with lung cancer, according to a study presented at the annual International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer World Conference on Lung Cancer, held from Aug. 6 to 9 in Vienna.

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FRIDAY, Aug. 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The popular diabetes drug Januvia may contain traces of a probable carcinogen, but patients should keep using the medication because it could be dangerous to stop taking it, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced this week.

FRIDAY, Aug. 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- State and local health officials have detected the poliovirus in New York City's wastewater, a finding that indicates the virus has spread widely since first being discovered in the wastewater of a neighboring county last month.

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FRIDAY, Aug. 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The Inflation Reduction Act is expected to bring out-of-pocket drug costs down for many U.S. seniors, but most of its benefits are not immediate.

FRIDAY, Aug. 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- At least two months after hospitalization with acute COVID-19 or multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C), more than 25 percent experience persistent symptoms or activity impairment, according to a study published online Aug. 12 in Pediatrics.

FRIDAY, Aug. 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Brief exposure to direct-to-consumer advertising (DTCA) has a large and positive association with medication-related demand intentions, according to a study published online Aug. 12 in JAMA Health Forum.

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FRIDAY, Aug. 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- COVID-19 mRNA vaccines have a good safety profile in pregnancy, according to a study published online Aug. 11 in The Lancet Infectious Diseases.

FRIDAY, Aug. 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Early risk factors may predict health-related quality of life (HRQoL) for people with newly diagnosed multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a study published online Aug. 10 in Neurology.

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FRIDAY, Aug. 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Patient-initiated care supported with smartphone self-monitoring is noninferior to usual care for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in patients with stable low disease activity, according to a study published online July 11 in Arthritis & Rheumatology.

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FRIDAY, Aug. 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Limiting access to non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs) may exacerbate underuse of anticoagulants and increase the risk for adverse health outcomes, such as stroke, among patients with newly diagnosed atrial fibrillation, according to a study published online Aug. 4 in the American Journal of Managed Care.

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FRIDAY, Aug. 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Magnetic resonance enterography (MRE) indices have high diagnostic sensitivity, but low specificity, for active terminal ileal (TI) Crohn disease (CD), according to a study recently published in the Journal of Crohn's & Colitis.

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FRIDAY, Aug. 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Frequent aspirin use is associated with lower ovarian cancer risk regardless of the presence of most other ovarian cancer risk factors, according to a meta-analysis published online July 22 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

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FRIDAY, Aug. 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) – The popular diabetes drug Januvia may contain traces of a probable carcinogen, but patients should keep using the medication because it could be dangerous to stop taking it, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced this week.

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FRIDAY, Aug. 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- More than a quarter of kids hospitalized with COVID-19 or a complication called multisystem inflammatory syndrome (MIS-C) continue to have health problems more than two months later, a new study finds.

THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Flavored nontobacco oral nicotine products are the second most widely used nicotine product type among adolescents, according to a study published online Aug. 8 in Pediatrics.

THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Details of two outbreaks of gastrointestinal illness associated with splash pad use in a park in Kansas in June 2021 are presented in the Aug. 5 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

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THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday it has loosened its COVID-19 social distancing recommendations as the American public learns to live with the virus in its midst. The new guidance was published in the Aug. 11 early-release issue of the CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday it has loosened its COVID-19 social distancing recommendations as the American public learns to live with the virus in its midst.

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THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For people with multiple sclerosis, certain factors early in their disease may determine their quality of life in the years to come, a new study suggests.

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THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Record numbers of people are turning to plant-based diets to take advantage of the many health benefits they offer, but this may come at the expense of their bones, a new study suggests.

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THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Removing small, asymptomatic stones during endoscopic removal of ureteral or contralateral kidney stones is beneficial, according to a study published in the Aug. 11 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.

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THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Leisure activities are associated with a reduced risk for dementia and Alzheimer disease (AD), according to a systematic review and meta-analysis published online Aug. 10 in Neurology.

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THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For older adults with blood cancers, taking eight or more medications is associated with frailty, according to a study published in the August issue of the Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.

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THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- COVID-19 infection in pregnant women is associated with worse outcomes than in women who are not pregnant, according to a state-of-the-art review published online Aug. 10 in JACC: Advances.

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THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Day-of-injury plasma concentrations of glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP) and ubiquitin C-terminal hydrolase L1 (UCH-L1) have good-to-excellent prognostic value for predicting death and unfavorable outcomes among patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI), according to a study published in the September issue of The Lancet Neurology.

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THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Individuals with severe mental illness or type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) have increased levels of peripheral immune-inflammatory biomarkers, which may contribute to neurocognitive and social deficits, according to a study recently published in the Frontiers of Neurology.

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THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Evidence suggests a potential causal link for psoriasis and cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to a study published online June 29 in Frontiers in Immunology.

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When removing a big kidney stone, get the little ones, too. Doctors know there is a high likelihood that those stones could cause symptoms later on, and a new study confirms that removal reduces recurrence. Read more

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THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Evidence is lacking for an association between serotonin and depression, according to a systematic umbrella review published online July 20 in Molecular Psychiatry.

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THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Most eutylone-involved deaths in 2020 occurred in two states, and deaths commonly co-involved illicitly manufactured fentanyls (IMFs) and cocaine or methamphetamine, according to research published in the Aug. 12 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.