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Common pain relievers may worsen C. difficile infection

A study finds that certain pain relievers may promote Clostridium difficile infection. The results may help improve the management of the condition and its symptoms. Clostridium difficile infection is relatively common and can be serious. Clostridium difficile, also called C. difficile or C. diff, is a bacterium that causes inflammation of the colon. This health… Read More »

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Cheap common drugs may help mental illness

Cheap and widely used drugs for diabetes and heart health have potential for treating severe mental illness, a study hints. It showed the number of times patients needed hospital treatment fell by up to a fifth when they took the drugs. The researchers at University College London say their findings have “enormous potential”. But they,… Read More »

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9 Common Feet Problems and Podiatrists’ Simple Solutions

Conditions Alyssa JungDec 21 Foot problems can plague you any time of year, but summer can be especially damaging. We asked podiatrists to share their best tips for keeping healthy. Foot pain? Create better support YURII MASLAK/Shutterstock Shoes that notoriously lack support around the arch, ankle, and heel (like flip-flops or some sandals) can cause… Read More »

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