Monthly Archives: March 2017

Overactive bladder: Signs and symptoms

What is an overactive bladder and are there any risk factors? When should a doctor be consulted and can lifestyle changes or medication help as treatments? …read more

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UF Health study links commonly prescribed ear drops to perforated eardrums

Use of commonly prescribed antibiotic ear drops may increase the risk of a perforated eardrum after ear tube surgery, according to a new study by researchers at University of Florida Health. …read more

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Research addresses the threat of Zika virus to the US blood supply

Investigators have shown that certain screening methods that detect the genetic material of Zika virus can be used to ensure that donated blood supplies remain free of the virus. …read more

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Parkinson’s risk may be higher with hepatitis virus infection

Researchers have found that people infected with hepatitis B or C may be at significantly higher risk of developing Parkinson’s disease. …read more

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Novel drug delivery beats swine flu at gene level

Scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University together with their colleagues from St. …read more

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