viernes, 30 de octubre de 2015

Health Information | National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Health Information | National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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Resources and tips about healthy living and wellness from across NIH, the nation’s medical research agency. To find more trusted health information from NIH, bookmark

Health Highlights 

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Diabetes: Am I at Risk?

If you’ve ever wondered if you’re at risk for developing diabetes, you should know that diabetes prevention is proven, possible, and powerful.
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Thinking About Your Thyroid

Thyroid trouble can cause a range of seemingly unrelated problems, including drastic changes to your weight, energy, digestion, or mood.
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Breast Cancer Basics

Learn about breast cancer prevention, screening, treatment options, statistics, and more.
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Sleep On It: How Snoozing Strengthens Memories

When you learn something new, the best way to remember it is to sleep on it. Discover what happens to memories in your brain while you sleep.

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How Sugars and Sweeteners Affect Your Health

Is sugar really bad for you? How about artificial or low-calorie sweeteners? Learn about the sweet things most of us eat and drink every day. (FromNIH News in Health)

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Breast Cancer Tumor Test to Tailor Treatments

A diagnostic test helped guide treatment choices by successfully identifying women with a certain breast cancer type who didn’t need to undergo chemotherapy. (From NIH Research Matters)

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Drugs and Alcohol Can Hijack Your Brain

People with addiction crave and seek out drugs or alcohol no matter what the cost. What is it about addiction that makes people lose control? (FromNIH News in Health)

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Tips for Getting Enough Sleep 

Learn steps you can take to improve your sleep habits. Getting enough quality sleep is vital for your mental and physical health. (From NIH’s National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute) 

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Shining Light on Ebola Virus for Faster Diagnosis

Researchers developed an automated lab on a chip that can detect Ebola at levels found in the bloodstream of an infected person. (From the NIH Director's Blog)

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