RadioMD: Health News

RadioMD Health News

December 23, 20161 min
RadioMD News... I'm John ByrdA new study suggests people tend to ignore the warning signs of an impending heart attack. Cardiac arrests kill around 350,000 every year in the U.S. alone. Warning signs can come hours, days, even weeks before they collapse. Many dismiss the symptoms as indigestion.Immunotherapy may be a more effective treatment for lung cancer than chemotherapy, finds new research. A new drug just approved by the FDA called Keytruda helps the immune system fight cancer cells. The drug was successfully used on former President Jimmy Carter.And... maybe it's not the turkey that's making them want to take a nap. A new study has found that people's internal clocks change over time leading to afternoon naps and early rising in older folks. It's believed the natural rhythm of our wake-sleep cycle becomes disrupted and less reliable as we grow older. Although for the next few days, don't panic if you're feeling sleepy. A substance in turkey called tryptophan is the culprit.For RadioMD News, this is John

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