RadioMD: Health News

RadioMD Health News

November 22, 20161 min
RadioMD News... I'm John Byrd.Experts have reaffirmed daily aspirin use can reduce the risk of both heart disease and colon cancer. People in their 50's and 60's seemed to benefit most from taking a daily low-dose aspirin. They recommend co-coordinating the use with your doctor.A plant-based drug may halt multiple sclerosis progression, report researchers. A traditional medicinal plant found in the Congo was found to show significant potential for the treatment of auto immune diseases. Clinical trials continue.And... your mother may have been right after all. A good night's rest helps keep you healthy. People who slept 5 or fewer hours a night were found to have a nearly 30% higher chance of catching a cold and an 80% higher chance of getting other infections like the flu, ear infections and pneumonia, found a new study. It is known that the white blood cells that fight off infection don't work as well when you are sleep-deprived. Experts advise getting at least 7 hours of sleep per night.For RadioMD News, thi

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