Kidney Disease Epidemic Linked to Occupational Heat Exposure

8 days ago   |   By Medindia Health

Chronic kidney disease, common in agricultural workers in El Salvador and Nicaragua, was also found in 12 percent of sample of brick makers.
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Cannabis-related ER visits TRIPLED in Colorado after legalization 

Cannabis-related ER visits TRIPLED in Colorado after legalization 

A new study from the University of Colorado School of Medicine has found that, at one hospital, 3,300 ER visits were related to marijuana in 2012 and spiked to nearly 10,000 in... Read more ...

Spending too much time sitting down kills 50,000 Brits each year

Spending too much time sitting down kills 50,000 Brits each year

Figures on sedentary behaviour were taken from the Health Survey for England 2012, which reported that 30 per cent of adults in England spent at least six hours/day sedentary... Read more ...

Pregnant women who work two or more night shifts a week have a greater risk...

Pregnant women who work two or more night shifts a week have a greater risk of miscarriage

Danish researchers analysed data of 20,000 women over a six year period. It is believed that light exposure during night hours affects important hormones. Read more ...

Major Medical Groups Call for Soda Taxes

Major Medical Groups Call for Soda Taxes

In a new joint policy statement, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Heart Association also recommended a host of other public policies, all aimed at cutting... Read more ...

Two-month-old baby sleep and feeding schedule

Two-month-old baby sleep and feeding schedule

Your baby is two whole months old-wow! How's that sleep situation coming along? It might sound counterintuitive, but it could be helpful not to think about how much sleep your... Read more ...

Measles cases soar above 300 in nationwide outbreak fueled by anti-vaxxers...

Measles cases soar above 300 in nationwide outbreak fueled by anti-vaxxers, CDC says

The CDC says 314 confirmed cases of measles have been reported in 15 states since January 1. Most cases have been reported in children under age 10 who are not vaccinated Read more ...

Attention, Guac Fans: California-Grown Avocados Are Being Recalled in 6 States

Attention, Guac Fans: California-Grown Avocados Are Being Recalled in 6 States

Brunch wouldn't be the same without avocado toast or an avocado-topped egg scramble. But, like many foods in your grocery store aisles, avocados can get exposed to bacteria. On... Read more ...

A compound found in grapes and wine can regulate blood glucose in people...

A compound found in grapes and wine can regulate blood glucose in people with Type 2 diabetes

A natural substance commonly found in grapes and wine appears to help regulate blood sugar in people with Type 2 diabetes. This compound - known as resveratrol - can help lower... Read more ...

Google Glass can help autistic children understand facial expressions, new...

Google Glass can help autistic children understand facial expressions, new study says

A new study from Stanford University in California has found that Google Glass helped children with autism understand and identify facial expressions and even slightly reduced... Read more ...

Russia hoax COLLAPSES: Not a single American charged with collusion with...

Russia hoax COLLAPSES: Not a single American charged with collusion with Russia; left-wing media has been LYING all along

Well, that was a bust, but an expensive one - in real dollars and in terms of our country's political health. Special counsel Robert Mueller's final report regarding his “witch... Read more ...