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By Amy Norton
(Reuters Health) – Though millions will turn to the herb echinacea for some relief this cold season, a study out Monday suggests they will get little, if any, benefit.
Based on their findings, the researchers say they cannot recommend the popular herbal remedy to cold sufferers. But they are not advising people against using […]

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By Salynn Boyles
WebMD Health News
Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD
New Research Helps Explain Why Sleep Deprivation Triggers Migraines, Other Chronic Pain Conditions
Not getting enough sleep or having poor sleep habits can trigger migraines or cause occasional migraines to become frequent. Now new research may help explain the biological links between sleep and headache pain.
Pain researchers from Missouri State University […]

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By Ed Edelson
February 10, 2010
(HealthDay News) — People with migraines are more likely to have heart attacks, a new study shows, but the exact reason why the two conditions are linked is still unclear.
The incidence of heart attacks in people with migraine is almost double that of people who don’t suffer the headaches, according to […]

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