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Quercetin, a plant pigment, helps neutralize damage from toxic pesticides

Quercetin, a plant pigment, helps neutralize damage from toxic pesticides

2 days ago   |   Natural News

At this point, there is no longer any doubt that the pesticides used on a massive scale in conventional farming are harmful to humans, animals and the environment. Exposure to...
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Horseradish treats a variety of health conditions, from asthma to toothache to gout pain

Horseradish treats a variety of health conditions, from asthma to toothache to gout pain

3 days ago   |   Natural News

Horseradish, a root vegetable with a spicy and peppery flavor, belongs to the plant family Brassicaceae. Horseradish contains sulfur-containing secondary metabolites called...
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Scientists find new way to help asthmatics breathe more easily

5 days ago   |   News Medical

Around the globe, an estimated 235 million people suffer from asthma. Most people are able to manage their symptoms and live healthy, active lives. However, for some, current...
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Flu Shot in Pregnancy Keeps Women Out of Hospital

5 days ago   |   Web MD   |   2 articles

In pregnant women, the flu shot protects equally during all three trimesters, and for those with health problems like asthma and diabetes, a new study finds. It also reduces...
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Forces Driving The Growth Of Wearable Medical Device Market

Forces Driving The Growth Of Wearable Medical Device Market

5 days ago   |   HealthWorks Collective   |   2 articles

Grand View Research, a U.S. based market research and consulting company, reported that the wearable medical device market is estimated to be worth USD 58.3 billion by...
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5 days ago   |   The Journal of Pediatrics

We thank Dr Weinberger for his thoughts regarding our commentary. As he notes, there are limitations to the literature to date including a high rate of wheeze resolution in...
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Oral corticosteroids for asthma exacerbations in preschool-age children: to treat or not to treat and when?

5 days ago   |   The Journal of Pediatrics

Abrams et al carefully considered the use of oral corticosteroids for asthma symptoms in toddlers.1 They recommend oral corticosteroids for these young children in the...
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New way to eliminate allergen-induced asthma attacks

6 days ago   |   ScienceDaily

Scientists have discovered another way to help asthmatics breathe more easily by targeting treatment at the nervous system. A recent study performed on rats shows the carotid...
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Pets Need Not Derail Asthma Control in Kids

7 days ago   |   MedPageToday

Following NAEPP treatment guidelines improved control in 3-year study
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Toddlers with asthma are 66% more likely to become OBESE

Toddlers with asthma are 66% more likely to become OBESE

7 days ago   |   Daily Mail

Researchers from the University of Southern California found that children aged three-to-four who have asthma are more likely to carry dangerous amounts of weight at eight...
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Weight Gain After Bariatric Surgery: New Insights

Weight Gain After Bariatric Surgery: New Insights

New study reveals the best way to calculate weight regain after bariatric surgery to identify more specifically the patients at risk for recurrence or new onset of health problems. Read more ...

Population Aging and Decrease may Have Socioeconomic and Environmental...

Population Aging and Decrease may Have Socioeconomic and Environmental Benefits: Study

Continued population growth is a global threat. Short-term economic concerns, while valid, cannot be prioritized over the long-term health of our environment and our societies. Read more ...

The spikenard, a staple in traditional Chinese medicine, is an effective...

The spikenard, a staple in traditional Chinese medicine, is an effective treatment for cardiovascular disease

With cardiovascular disease among the leading causes of death worldwide, a lot of time is spent on research to find possible ways to cure or prevent fatalities from the... Read more ...

More than 120 kids in 22 states diagnosed or suspected to have mysterious virus 

More than 120 kids in 22 states diagnosed or suspected to have mysterious virus 

The Centers for Disease Control Prevention confirmed on Tuesday that 62 children in 22 states have been diagnosed with acute flaccid myelitis and 127 in total are under... Read more ...

Feds and Pharma Spar Over Drug Costs in TV Ads

Feds and Pharma Spar Over Drug Costs in TV Ads

The Trump administration first mentioned requiring drug prices in ads in May, as part of the government's American Patients First plan to lower drug costs. In August, it began... Read more ...

Fathers who smoke raise the risk of their GRANDCHILDREN developing ADHD...

Fathers who smoke raise the risk of their GRANDCHILDREN developing ADHD, study suggests

A new study from Florida State University has found that fathers who smoke are more likely to have children and grandchildren with attention deficit disorders and hyperactivity. Read more ...

Half of parents think the flu shot causes the flu, study reveals  

Half of parents think the flu shot causes the flu, study reveals  

The study by Orlando Health comes after figures showed fewer kids were vaccinated last year - something US Surgeon General Jerome Adams blamed for the record-high death toll... Read more ...

Bariatric surgery can reduce heart attacks, strokes and death in obese people

Bariatric surgery can reduce heart attacks, strokes and death in obese people

Two new studies from Kaiser Permanente and the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health found those who undergo surgery are 40 percent less likely to have a... Read more ...

Brazil's next big grain? Researchers propose pearl millet as an alternative...

Brazil's next big grain? Researchers propose pearl millet as an alternative to rice and maize

Brazilian researchers found that pearl millet has higher protein and fiber than rice, and isolated bacterial strains from the fermented bran may have probiotic potential. Read more ...

Kids Are Less Violent In Countries That Ban Spanking

Kids Are Less Violent In Countries That Ban Spanking

Youth living in countries with bans on corporal punishment were 31 percent less violent In a new study, researchers found banning spanking and other forms of corporal... Read more ...