As Stroke 'Liquefies' Brain Tissue, Lasting Harm May Spread

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HealthDay News : 23-Feb-2018

Brain tissue damaged by a stroke can liquefy, become toxic and then harm remaining healthy parts of the brain -- possibly causing dementia, new research in mice suggests.

"Most people probably assume that the brain heals in the same way as other tissues, but it doesn't," researcher Kristian Doyle said in

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Health Tip: Help Control Teeth Grinding

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HealthDay News : 23-Feb-2018

Grinding teeth at night often is associated with daytime stress, the National Sleep Foundation says.

The group suggests how to help control the problem:

  • Relax in the hours before bedtime.
  • Create a cool, comfortable, dark and quiet sleep environment.
  • Keep computers, tablets and smartphones out of the bedroom.
  • Exercise regularly.
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Health Tip: Make Sure Babies Eat Right

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HealthDay News : 23-Feb-2018

A baby's nutritional balance during the first 1,000 days of life is critical to lifelong mental health and development, the American Academy of Pediatrics says.

Sufficient amounts of key minerals, vitamins, proteins and certain fats during the infant and toddler years is key to avoiding permanent loss of brain function, the

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Antioxidants: The Good Health Helpers

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HealthDay News : 23-Feb-2018

Antioxidants -- it's a hot nutrition buzzword, but do you know what they really are?

Antioxidants are naturally occurring chemicals that block the activity of other chemicals called free radicals. Free radicals are formed naturally in the body and actually play an important role in many everyday processes, such as exercise

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Health Tip: Menstrual Migraines

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HealthDay News : 22-Feb-2018

Cramps are a better-known symptom of a woman's period, but about 20 percent of women are also prone to migraine headaches during menstruation.

The Office on Women's Health suggests seeing a doctor if you have any of these symptoms during menstruation:

  • Your headaches change.
  • Treatments that once worked no longer
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Heavy Drinkers Put Themselves at Risk for Dementia

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HealthDay News : 22-Feb-2018

The ills that are linked to heavy drinking now include dementia, a new study warns.

Researchers analyzed data from more than a million adults in France who were diagnosed with dementia between 2008 and 2013. They found that chronic, heavy drinking was a major risk factor for all types of dementia,

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