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Nearly 77 Million Europeans Will Suffer Sight Loss by 2050: Study

NEARLY 77 MILLION EUROPEANS WILL SUFFER SIGHT LOSS BY 2050: STUDY

Leading cause of irreversible blindness and severely impaired eyesight age-related macular degeneration for short is expected to affect...

Late Talkers More Likely to Have Severe, Frequent Temper Tantrums

LATE TALKERS MORE LIKELY TO HAVE SEVERE, FREQUENT TEMPER TANTRUMS

Toddlers with fewer spoken words or those who are late talkers have frequent and severe temper tantrums. It is important to intervene...

 
 
 
Novel Fingerprint Test can Detect the Presence of Drugs Without Drawing Blood

NOVEL FINGERPRINT TEST CAN DETECT THE PRESENCE OF DRUGS WITHOUT DRAWING BLOOD

New fingerprinting technology will reveal whether someone has recently used heroin, even if they have washed their hands afterwards,...

New Insights Identify Cause and Treatments for Aggressive Form of Breast Cancer

NEW INSIGHTS IDENTIFY CAUSE AND TREATMENTS FOR AGGRESSIVE FORM OF BREAST CANCER

Potential environmental risk factors and novel targets for treating an aggressive form of breast cancer have been identified, according...

 
 
 
Hypertension During Pregnancy can Put Mother at Risk of Heart Disease Later

HYPERTENSION DURING PREGNANCY CAN PUT MOTHER AT RISK OF HEART DISEASE LATER

Women with gestational hypertension are at higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease later in life. Therefore, it is necessary...

Vitamin B12 Deficiency Tied to Obesity During Pregnancy

VITAMIN B12 DEFICIENCY TIED TO OBESITY DURING PREGNANCY

Vitamin B12 deficiency can impair fat metabolism and may be associated with obesity during pregnancy, according to a new study.

 
 
 
Poor Sleep May Up Heart Disease Risk

POOR SLEEP MAY UP HEART DISEASE RISK

Chronic sleep deprivation can increase the rate of biological aging and also increases the risk of developing cardiovascular disease....

Exposure to Fetal Nicotine Harms Breathing

EXPOSURE TO FETAL NICOTINE HARMS BREATHING

Fetal and early life nicotine exposure in human babies could weaken their respiratory reflexes, increasing their susceptibility to...

 
 
 
Urinary Incontinence: Simple, Easy Options That Don't Require Surgery Revealed

URINARY INCONTINENCE: SIMPLE, EASY OPTIONS THAT DON'T REQUIRE SURGERY REVEALED

Pelvic floor exercises such as Kegels can be effective for stress incontinence and urgency incontinence, said study.

Biomarker Blood Test Could Identify Risky Heart Patients

BIOMARKER BLOOD TEST COULD IDENTIFY RISKY HEART PATIENTS

Preventive cardiologists are looking for ways to detect early stage heart disease in people who aren't currently in treatment.

 
 
 
Retinal Imaging Technology Helps Detect Alzheimer's Early

RETINAL IMAGING TECHNOLOGY HELPS DETECT ALZHEIMER'S EARLY

Alzheimer's disease can now be detected early with a new technology developed called retinal hyperspectral imaging. Currently, about...

Low Levels of Liver Decompensation in Pregnant Women With Cirrhosis

LOW LEVELS OF LIVER DECOMPENSATION IN PREGNANT WOMEN WITH CIRRHOSIS

Less than two percent of pregnant women with cirrhosis had liver decompensation within one year of delivery, revealed new study.

 
 
 
Babies Exposed to TNFi or Tofacitinib in Utero Experience Very Few Serious Infections: Study

BABIES EXPOSED TO TNFI OR TOFACITINIB IN UTERO EXPERIENCE VERY FEW SERIOUS INFECTIONS: STUDY

Two cases of serious infections in children exposed to tofacitinib or non-TNFi biologics: one to tofacitinib and one to abatacept have...

Cholesterol Levels in American Adults Declining

CHOLESTEROL LEVELS IN AMERICAN ADULTS DECLINING

The implementation of the 2013 guideline on the treatment of blood cholesterol has led to improved overall cholesterol levels for American...

 
 
 
Baclofen, Common Muscle Relaxant Linked to Severe Confusion

BACLOFEN, COMMON MUSCLE RELAXANT LINKED TO SEVERE CONFUSION

Patients with kidney dysfunction who were prescribed a high dose of the drug baclofen, were more likely to be admitted to hospital...

E-cigarettes Take Serious Toll on Heart Health

E-CIGARETTES TAKE SERIOUS TOLL ON HEART HEALTH

E-cigarette smoking negatively impacts heart disease risk factors and decreases blood flow in the heart, stated new study.

 
 
 
Link Between Middle-aged Muscle Mass and Future Heart Disease Risk

LINK BETWEEN MIDDLE-AGED MUSCLE MASS AND FUTURE HEART DISEASE RISK

Maintaining muscle tissue volume may help to ward off heart attack/stroke at least in men, stated new study.

Human Heart Cells Alter in Space: Here's How

HUMAN HEART CELLS ALTER IN SPACE: HERE'S HOW

Heart cells are altered in space but return to normal within 10 days on earth. Exposure to microgravity can alter the expression of...

 
 
 
Newborn Baby Hiccups may be the Key to Brain Development

NEWBORN BABY HICCUPS MAY BE THE KEY TO BRAIN DEVELOPMENT

Each time a newborn baby hiccups, it triggers a massive wave of brain signals, which could help the baby learn how to regulate their...

Common Drugs to Treat Asthma, Arthritis Raise Your Diabetes Risk

COMMON DRUGS TO TREAT ASTHMA, ARTHRITIS RAISE YOUR DIABETES RISK

Commonly prescribed anti-inflammatory drugs such as glucocorticoids may increase the risk of diabetes after just one week of treatment,...

 
 
 



Link Between Middle-aged Muscle Mass and Future Heart Disease Risk

Link Between Middle-aged Muscle Mass and Future Heart Disease Risk

Maintaining muscle tissue volume may help to ward off heart attack/stroke at least in men, stated new study. Read more ...

Poor Sleep May Up Heart Disease Risk

Poor Sleep May Up Heart Disease Risk

Chronic sleep deprivation can increase the rate of biological aging and also increases the risk of developing cardiovascular disease. Therefore, sleeping for more than seven... Read more ...

Urinary Incontinence: Simple, Easy Options That Don't Require Surgery Revealed

Urinary Incontinence: Simple, Easy Options That Don't Require Surgery Revealed

Pelvic floor exercises such as Kegels can be effective for stress incontinence and urgency incontinence, said study. Read more ...

CNN, ABC News ignore the Epstein cover-up. lying fake news media hides...

CNN, ABC News ignore the Epstein cover-up. lying fake news media hides everything from its own viewers in order to protect the Clintons

We don't do “conspiracy theory” stories around here unless, of course, they involve actual conspiracies - that is, two or more people or entities getting together to influence... Read more ...

Staying muscly 'could ward off heart disease in middle-aged men'

Staying muscly 'could ward off heart disease in middle-aged men'

Researchers in Australia followed more than 500 men over 45 for ten years. The muscleiest were up to 81 per cent less likely to have a heart attack or stroke than the least... Read more ...

Obesity and smaller brains: High body fat can reduce brain volume, warn experts

Obesity and smaller brains: High body fat can reduce brain volume, warn experts

Excessive accumulation of body fat has been associated with many adverse health effects like increased heart disease risk and Type 2 diabetes. Recent evidence suggests that it... Read more ...

The New Netflix Rom-Com ‘Let It Snow' Is Everything You Need This Holiday Season

The New Netflix Rom-Com ‘Let It Snow' Is Everything You Need This Holiday Season

‘Let It Snow' is giving people all the feels we need during the holidays If you've not yet seen the Netflix holiday film Let It Snow may I be the first to suggest you drop... Read more ...

Trump Administration Wants to Raise Age to Buy E-Cigs to 21

Trump Administration Wants to Raise Age to Buy E-Cigs to 21

The White House's proposed move is not the first in the United States: About a third of states have already raised their sales age to 21. But federal law still puts the age at 18. Read more ...

WW Just Launched 3 New Weight-Loss Plans With More Choices and Less Hunger

WW Just Launched 3 New Weight-Loss Plans With More Choices and Less Hunger

WW has just unveiled the myWW program , which comprises three customized weight-loss plans - Green, Blue, or Purple - just in time for people trying to lose weight for the... Read more ...

Parents, Beware The Dangers Of TikTok

Parents, Beware The Dangers Of TikTok

At first, TikTok was cute. My 11-year-old was one of the last to get the app in our town. It was adorable watching her practice and master so many new dances. I wondered what... Read more ...