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Wendy Williams reveals hyperthyroid condition Graves' disease

Wendy Williams revealed she is suffering from Graves’ disease on her show Wednesday morning. The talk show host broke the news after taking three days off last week for what she claimed were “flu-like symptoms” — the hiatus also came ...

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Wendy Williams is the latest celebrity with Graves’ disease

Wendy Williams isn’t alone in her fight against Graves’ disease, the immune system disorder that results in the overproduction of thyroid hormones. The feisty 53-year-old talk show host announced the diagnosis on her show Wednesday. She added that, per doctors’ ...

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Noise pollution linked to heart disease

Everyday noise pollution isn’t just hard on your ears. It’s bad for your heart, says a new study. “There is no doubt that noise makes us sick,” investigators told MedicalResearch.com. People and animals exposed to frequent, loud noise had higher ...

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Queens boy with rare disease recovers with ‘miracle’ treatment

Five years ago, Matthew Evangelista’s mother was convinced that he was on the brink of death. The then-11-year-old Queens boy had been diagnosed with an exceedingly rare degenerative disease called mucopolysaccharidosis type VII, also known as Sly syndrome, when he ...

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Anxiety could be an early indicator of Alzheimer's disease

Anxiety symptoms could be a warning sign of Alzheimer’s disease years before any symptoms of impairment are noticed, according to new research published in the American Journal of Psychiatry. Scientists have long studied risk factors — like depression — that ...

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Gum disease can lead to this kind of cancer

One more reason your mother was right about flossing regularly — diseased gums can lead to esophageal cancer, says a new study. The presence of two kinds of bacteria, especially Tannerella forsythia, is tied to a 21% increase in the ...

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Thyroid disease may be the reason you feel so bad

Thyroid disease is an under-recognized problem that can profoundly affect your day-to-day life. Getting the right treatment can be so transformative that patients will often say, “I didn’t realize how bad I was feeling for all of those years.” Researchers ...

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Speed eating can lead to obesity and heart disease: study

Slow down when eating your Thanksgiving dinner this year. Speed in gobbling down your food could be linked to obesity, heart disease and diabetes, says a preliminary study presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2017. In the study, ...

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Malaria breathalyzer test could help millions affected by disease

A breathalyzer test for malaria is in the works from scientists at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. According to the research, presented this week at the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene and reported on by Wired, people ...

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Drug overdoses rise, heart disease deaths fall: CDC

America’s overall health checkup is mixed, according to three federal reports out Friday. First, the good news: Death rates for heart disease, cancer and HIV are all down as of mid-2017, compared to the same period last year. Now, the ...

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