Health Alert: High BP In pregnancy could mean trouble later

(CBS) - High blood pressure in pregnancy could mean more trouble during menopause later in life. A study in the Journal Menopause looked at nearly 900 women in the Netherlands. Researchers found women who had high blood pressure when they were pregnant had more hot flashes and night sweats at menopause.

(CBS) - Antidepressants could help patients suffering with pain from chemotherapy. New research at the University of Michigan found cancer patients taking the antidepressant duloxetine for five weeks had a greater reduction in pain compared with those who took a placebo. About 20-percent to 40-percent of patients with cancer develop the pain condition called "chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy."

(CBS) - Does your throat constantly hurt? Well, a new study finds some adults could benefit from having their tonsils out. Researchers in Finland found that adults with severe recurrent throat infections who had their tonsils taken out had lower rates of severe sore throats, fever and cough.


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