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    1. Common Meds Linked to Dementia

      April 20, 2016 -- Older people who take certain medicines to treat conditions like urinary incontinence, depression, asthma, allergies, and sleeping problems should be warned that their use may bring a higher risk of dementia, scientists say. A small Indiana University study found that people using

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    2. FDA Proposes Ban on Powdered Medical Gloves

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration wants to ban most powdered medical gloves, saying they pose serious health risks to patients and health care providers alike. The proposed ban, announced Monday, would apply to powder

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    3. This Therapy for Peanut Allergy Lasts, Study Finds

      By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, March 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Once a tolerance to peanuts has developed in kids considered at high-risk for developing a peanut allergy, it seems to last, new research suggests. The children in the study developed a tolerance after they were fed pean

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    4. Allergies, Asthma Tied to Lower Brain Cancer Risk

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Feb. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People with respiratory allergies, asthma and the skin condition eczema may be less likely to develop glioma brain cancer, a new study suggests. The international team of researchers looked at more than 4,500 glioma patient

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    5. New Drug Shows Promise Against Severe Sinusitis

      By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental drug for the treatment of nasal polyps has shown promise in a small, preliminary trial involving a group of patients struggling with chronic sinusitis. Dupilumab, which is injected, is aimed at helping those

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    6. Parents May Lack Food Allergy Emergency Know-How

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Jan. 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Many parents of children with food allergies say doctors did not discuss emergency care for their youngsters, a new study finds. It's crucial that parents have a written emergency plan for home and school, the study autho

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    7. Don't Assume Siblings Will Have Food Allergies

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Nov. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Only about one in 10 siblings of children with food allergies also has such allergies, a new study finds. "Too often, it's assumed that if one child in a family has a food allergy, the other kids need to be tested for foo

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    8. Think You're Allergic to Penicillin? Maybe Not

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Nov. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many people who've been told they're allergic to penicillin may be able to safely take the drug, a small study suggests. Most people who believe they are allergic to penicillin have been told so by a doctor after having a

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    9. Drugs, Surgery May be Equal for Chronic Sinusitis

      By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Oct. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- If you struggle with chronic sinus infections and think surgery is the only way to end your misery, new research suggests that's not always the case. Sticking with treatments that can include nasal sprays, antibiotics

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    10. Early Peanut Exposure for Some Infants Endorsed

      By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Aug. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Infants at high risk for peanut allergies should be given foods containing peanuts before they reach the age of 1 year, a new consensus statement from 10 medical groups states. The interim guidance, which runs counter

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