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  • Medical News Today: Why pesticides may cause Parkinson's in some people
    on May 26, 2018 at 7:00 am

    New research unravels the genetic mechanisms that explain the well-documented link between pesticide exposure and Parkinson's disease. […]

  • Medical News Today: Weight loss reduces skin cancer risk
    on May 26, 2018 at 7:00 am

    A recent study followed individuals who had undergone obesity surgery. They found that the procedure significantly reduced their risk of skin cancer. […]

  • Medical News Today: Can vitamin D relieve joint pain?
    on May 26, 2018 at 7:00 am

    Vitamin D is a crucial nutrient for bone health. Some studies suggest a link between vitamin D deficiency and joint or muscle pain, including rheumatoid arthritis. In this article, we look at what the research says, how a person can get their daily dose of vitamin D, and other vitamins that could help joint pain. […]

  • Medical News Today: How does prednisone treat an asthma flare-up?
    on May 25, 2018 at 8:00 pm

    Prednisone is a steroid that can be used as part of a person's treatment after they have a significant asthma attack. In this article, we examine the effect the drug has on inflammation in the airways to help improve breathing, the possible side effects it can cause, and other medications that may be used alongside it. […]

  • Medical News Today: How should you prepare for a colonoscopy?
    on May 25, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    Preparation is important before a colonoscopy. Eating particular foods and stopping certain medications can help doctors to get as clear a view of the colon as possible. In this article, we look at the steps that people should take before having a colonoscopy, along with what to expect during the procedure. […]