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Have YOU ever felt dizzy when you stand up? Why you could be more at risk of dementia...

Low blood pressure when standing up - known as orthostatic hypotension - increases the risk of dementia by 15 per cent, researchers from Erasmus Medical Centre, the Netherlands, found.
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Researchers said it was clear that amitriptyline and topiramate hadn’t done better than a placebo. But some doctors were not ready to give up on drug treatment.
It's the first rigorous head-to-head test in kids of two generic prescription drugs also used for adults' migraines: topiramate, an anti-seizure medicine, and amitriptyline, an anti-depressant.
A new kind of bioluminescent sensor causes individual brain cells to imitate fireflies and glow in the dark. The probe is a genetically modified form of luciferase, the enzyme that a number of other s
HealthDay News Some athletes have a higher risk of skin infections, but there are simple ways to reduce that risk, athletic trainers say.
Weed among kids aged 12-17, which is still illegal, has 'been above the national average and rising faster than the national average', says a report by Smart Approaches to Marijuana.
Dennis Thompson, HealthDay News People who undergo an amputation often experience pain and sensation from the limb that's no longer there, a phenomenon doctors call "phantom limb pain."
First of all, I want to thank you. When I wrote this Instagram post, I only expected to recieve comments from other stepmoms who feel the same way about their stepchildren. Your comment, accusing m
In a new study, researchers from the US and Canada have linked increased levels of cannabinoids, the active agent in marijuana, to enhanced low-light vision in vertebrates.
HealthDay News A new study raises questions about the effectiveness of medicines commonly prescribed to prevent migraines in children and teens.
Steven Reinberg, HealthDay News Many American women swear by cranberry juice as a home remedy to help prevent urinary tract infections, but a new study finds no evidence it works.
It’s funny how once you get to know someone, it becomes easy to peg them: “Oh, Sara’s not like that.” “Ah, James, he’s a different type.” But when it comes t
Dennis Thompson, HealthDay News A birth control shot for men shows some promise, but researchers are still struggling to improve its effectiveness and deal with severe side effects.
My profession often finds me outside, walking around in search of the best nature shots and fishing spots. While I tend to get plenty of walking in, my wife and I have found that by using free walking
Ryan MaassCOVENTRY, England, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Doctors may soon be able to use a blood test to diagnose patients with early-stage arthritis years before irreversible symptoms take hold.
Parenting isn't for the faint-hearted. At one point, I was a youth pastor, professional sign language interpreter, wedding photographer, radio host, husband, and father. In that order. Long days a
Eyelash extensions are the beauty trend that’s been picking up steam in the mainstream, so it only makes sense to see what all the fuss is about firsthand.  The concept of eyelash extension
Ryan MaassWASHINGTON, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Adding vitamin D supplements to asthma medication may be able to significantly reduce the severity of attacks, according to a recent Cochrane Review.
Cuba has a reputation for world-class healthcare. Now, since the thaw in relations between the US and Cuba, US officials are hoping to snap up one of its most important innovations.
OSLO (Reuters) - Global warming is on track to disrupt the Mediterranean region more than any droughts or heatwaves in the past 10,000 years, turning parts of southern Europe into desert by the end of
(Reuters Health) - Veterans may be more likely to commit suicide during the first year after they leave the military than after more time passes, a U.S. study suggests.
Who wants to argue with science, right?  A decade ago, Penn State University researchers tested a sampling of 65+year-olds. Revisiting those subjects 10 years later, they found that
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Scientists have conducted a meticulous genetic comparison of humankind's closest living relatives, chimpanzees and bonobos, and found that much as humans once interbred with Nea
(Reuters) - Police in North Dakota began clearing a group of Native American and environmental protesters from an encampment near an oil pipeline construction site on Thursday in a move that could esc
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given a Buffalo cancer hospital permission to proceed with a historic clinical trial of a lung cancer treat
HealthDay News The "scrubs" of intensive care unit nurses often pick up disease-causing germs, including those resistant to antibiotics, a new study reports.
Doesn't it seem as though holiday celebrations start earlier and earlier every year? Halloween decorations were displayed in stores starting in August. While children should spend their last weeks of
Atherosclerosis is a disease in which arteries narrow due to plaques. That narrowing can lead to heart attacks and strokes — both of which are leading causes of death in the U.S. Now, in paper shows t
Vitamin D supplements are less effective at raising vitamin D levels in pregnant women if they deliver their babies in the winter, have low levels of vitamin D early in pregnancy or gain more weight d
Men can take birth control shots to prevent pregnancy in their female partners, according to a new study. Researchers are still working to perfect the combination of hormonal contraceptives to reduce
Global warming above 1.5°Celsius, the ideal limit set by the 2015 Paris Agreement, will change the Mediterranean region, producing ecosystems never seen throughout the last 10,000 years, a new study r
HealthDay News A long-term study of children adopted by gay and lesbian parents has found that the kids are well-adjusted through middle childhood, researchers say.
For the first time, scientists have revealed ancient gene mixing between chimpanzees and bonobos, humankind's closest relatives, showing parallels with Neanderthal mixing in human ancestry. The study
Mound your glutes Breathe wide into your side or lateral ribs Bring the weight into the front of your paw hover your heels above the earth Draw the energy up the back of your legs Bend your knees Mak
In people with chronic infections or cancer, disease-fighting T cells tend to behave like an overworked militia - wheezing, ill-prepared, tentative - in a state of "exhaustion" that allows disease to

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Correction: Fitch Affirms Principal Financial Group's IDR at 'A'; Outlook Stable

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BRIEF-First US Bancshares Q3 earnings per share $0.09

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CORRECTED-Oft-divided SEC speaks with one voice when suing corporations -records

WASHINGTON, Oct 27 (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has released a collection of internal voting records, long held secret, that reveal it to be less divided than is commonly th
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BRIEF-Aflac reports Q3 EPS $1.53

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Australia shares to open higher; NZ steady

Oct 28 (Reuters) - Australian shares will likely start Friday's session in positive territory, making a comeback from a one-month low and erasing two sessions of losses, on the back of higher commodit
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Fitch Removes HCP from Rating Watch Negative; Affirms 'BBB' IDR

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