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FRIDAY, Nov. 25, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- An exercise program, even if it's not as intense as national guidelines suggest, could help breast cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy reduce fatigue and have a better quality of life, new research suggests.

THURSDAY, Nov. 24, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Transgender youth are more likely than others to experience sleep disorders such as insomnia and sleep apnea, and researchers now recommend these young people be screened for sleep problems.

THURSDAY, Nov. 24, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Stress affects gut health and intensifies pain, which — for people with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) — can make traveling to see family during the holiday season excruciating.

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WEDNESDAY, Nov. 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The estimated global coverage with a first measles-containing vaccine (MCV) dose (MCV1) decreased to 81 percent in 2021, according to research published in the Nov. 25 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

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WEDNESDAY, Nov. 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- There is a high burden of sleep disorders in transgender or gender-nonconforming (TGNC) youth versus cisgender youth, according to a study published online Nov. 1 in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine.

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WEDNESDAY, Nov. 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Despite a younger age, Black participants hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) have a more geriatric phenotype, with more functional impairments, according to a study published online Nov. 23 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

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WEDNESDAY, Nov. 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Whether it is the bivalent vaccine from Pfizer or from Moderna, the latest COVID-19 booster shots offer more protection against symptomatic infection, public health officials reiterated at a White House briefing on Tuesday. However, since the vaccines debuted in September, only 13 percent of American adults have gotten the updated boosters, which target both the original COVID-19 strain and the BA.5 version of the omicron variant.

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WEDNESDAY, Nov. 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Early application of emollients to infants at high-risk for atopic dermatitis seems to be effective for preventing the development of the skin condition, according to research published online Nov. 23 in the Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology & Venereology.

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of Americans will enjoy a hot, nutritious Thanksgiving meal thanks to their local food pantry, often staffed by volunteers. Now, new research spotlights just how important these charities are.

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- On top of their other health hazards, electronic cigarettes may help rot your teeth, a new study suggests.

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WEDNESDAY, Nov. 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Higher carotid plaque burden and higher levels of inflammatory biomarkers are seen among patients with persistent asthma versus those without asthma, according to a study published online Nov. 23 in the Journal of the American Heart Association.

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WEDNESDAY, Nov. 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Acupuncture significantly improves pain, functional status, and quality of life in women with low back and/or pelvic pain during pregnancy, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis published online Nov. 21 in BMJ Open.

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WEDNESDAY, Nov. 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Bariatric surgery is associated with a significant reduction in cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk among individuals with severe obesity and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), according to a study published online Oct. 7 in JAMA Network Open.

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WEDNESDAY, Nov. 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Physical activity in the morning is associated with lowering the risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD), irrespective of the average total physical activity, according to a study published online Nov. 14 in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology.

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The annual meeting of the American Heart Association was held this year from Nov. 5 to 7 and attracted participants from around the world, including cardiovascular specialists, surgeons, and nurses as well as other health care professionals. The conference featured presentations focusing on the latest advances in cardiovascular medicine and surgery.

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WEDNESDAY, Nov. 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For newly diagnosed chronic-phase chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) patients, adherence to guideline-based quality indicators is low, according to a study published online Nov. 11 in Leukemia & Lymphoma.

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WEDNESDAY, Nov. 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Genicular nerve block offers pain relief for patients with knee osteoarthritis, according to a study published online Nov. 11 in Arthritis & Rheumatology to coincide with the annual meeting of the American College of Rheumatology, held from Nov. 10 to 14 in Philadelphia.

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The whole family — even the youngest members — can take part in Thanksgiving’s hours of food preparation by following some safety tips.

TUESDAY, Nov. 22, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends screening for latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) in populations at increased risk. This recommendation forms the basis of a draft recommendation statement, published online Nov. 22 by the USPSTF.

TUESDAY, Nov. 22, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The number of new cases of lung cancer decreased over the last five years, but screening rates are still low, according to a report published by the American Lung Association.

TUESDAY, Nov. 22, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Outreach messages delivered via electronic health record patient portals increase the rates of scheduling and completing well-child visits and receiving the COVID-19 vaccine, according to a study published online Nov. 18 in JAMA Network Open.

TUESDAY, Nov. 22, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Most adults (83 percent) are unaware of the signs or symptoms of pancreatic cancer, according to the results of a survey released by the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN).

TUESDAY, Nov. 22, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The genetic abnormality that drives Down syndrome causes the same sort of abnormal brain plaques and protein tangles that are found in Alzheimer's disease patients, a new study reports.

TUESDAY, Nov. 22, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Research in wild bats is reinforcing a notion crucial to stopping future pandemics: When wildlife populations stay healthy, the odds of "crossover" viruses infecting humans subsides.

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TUESDAY, Nov. 22, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Over-the-counter pain relievers like aspirin, Aleve or ibuprofen don’t do a thing to slow the progression of knee arthritis, and might even make things worse, a new study suggests.

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TUESDAY, Nov. 22, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Children with chronic iron deficiency have lower cognitive scores even at four and 12 months after an intervention, according to a study published online Nov. 22 in Pediatrics.

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TUESDAY, Nov. 22, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Lower levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) are associated with increased coronary heart disease (CHD) risk in White but not Black adults, and higher levels of HDL-C are not protective for either group, according to a study published in the Nov. 29 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.