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New Neck Collar to Keep Your Soccer Concussions in Count

29 days ago   |   By Medindia Health

New neck collar called Q-Collar may now help protect the soccer players from head injury or concussions, finds a new study. They will basically look at the cumulative effect of head impact exposure over an entire season.
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Damaging effects of a high-fat diet can be passed down THREE generations, study finds

Damaging effects of a high-fat diet can be passed down THREE generations, study finds

29 days ago   |   By Daily Mail

A first-of-its-kind study at University of Zurich found that even if female mice don't become obese themselves, fatty diets predispose their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren to obesity.
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Oral antibiotic therapy for pediatric Lyme meningitis safe, effective

Oral antibiotic therapy for pediatric Lyme meningitis safe, effective

29 days ago   |   By Healio

Patients who received oral antibiotic therapy for pediatric Lyme meningitis had no serious adverse events and achieved symptom resolution, according to study results published in the Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society.
“Although well-established diagnostic criteria for Lyme meningitis exists, the optimal management of pediatric Lyme meningitis is controversial,” Santiago M.C. Lopez, MD, of the division of pediatric infectious diseases at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, and colleagues wrote. “No American studies have specifically evaluated
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Study finds no link between neurocognitive impairment, depression in HIV patients

29 days ago   |   By Healio

SAN FRANCISCO - Findings from a retrospective study presented at IDWeek showed no association between neurocognitive impairment and depression in patients with HIV.
“I was talking to mentor, Zsofi Szep - she's an ID physician and I'm a med student - and she noticed that it seems as though there may be an association between the severity of depression and neurological impairments in the population she's worked with,” study author Brigid Mumford, BS, of Drexel University College of Medicine, told Infectious Disease News. “There have been some
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More than 40% of talk therapy patients experience side effects, study finds

More than 40% of talk therapy patients experience side effects, study finds

29 days ago   |   By Daily Mail

One in four Americans goes to a therapist, and CBT is the most popular and safest treatment for depression. But 43 percent experience anxiety, break ups or other side effects, a German study reveals.
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World Diabetes Day: Obesity Among Diabetics On the Rise in Urban India

World Diabetes Day: Obesity Among Diabetics On the Rise in Urban India

Obesity among diabetics is on the rise in India and majority of patients prefer to have fewer large meals than small meals, reveals a new study on type 2 diabetes patients in... Read more ...

Scientists: Taking EPA and DHA omega-3s reduces your risk of cardiac death

Scientists: Taking EPA and DHA omega-3s reduces your risk of cardiac death

Omega-3 fatty acids can help reduce your risk of heart disease - even if the mainstream media is trying to say otherwise. While Big Pharma is trying to get everyone under the... Read more ...

Organic fertilizer can be used to increase crop yield in plants grown in...

Organic fertilizer can be used to increase crop yield in plants grown in rotation

A study published in the journal Biological Agriculture & Horticulture assessed soil nitrogen oxidation through field incubation, and analyzed the rate of nitrogen release by... Read more ...

The importance of magnesium in the prevention and treatment of Type 2 diabetes

The importance of magnesium in the prevention and treatment of Type 2 diabetes

Estimates suggest that over 30 million Americans have some form of diabetes, and it is one of the leading causes of death in the United States. Type 2 diabetes is on the rise... Read more ...

There Are New Exercise Guidelines For Americans, and They Are Totally Achievable

There Are New Exercise Guidelines For Americans, and They Are Totally Achievable

You know exercise is good for you, and it has so many health benefits beyond weight loss : it can help prevent disease, relieve anxiety, give you more energy, and help you... Read more ...

Are you getting enough vitamin D? Low levels linked to compromised immune...

Are you getting enough vitamin D? Low levels linked to compromised immune function

From the day a child is born, to every “well baby” doctor visit thereafter, Americans are trained to believe that vaccination is immunization. If you don't receive every... Read more ...

Rejuvenate your skin and get rid of dark circles under your eyes with aloe vera

Rejuvenate your skin and get rid of dark circles under your eyes with aloe vera

Are you always pulling all-nighters that cause unsightly dark circles to form under your eyes? If you want to get rid of these blemishes, look no further than aloe vera. A... Read more ...

Connection Between Fiber Rich Diet and Heart Health Found

Connection Between Fiber Rich Diet and Heart Health Found

Gut bacteria- Roseburia can metabolize fiber present in the diet and improve heart health, finds a new study. This bacteria tends to produce butyrate which helps in reducing... Read more ...

The Nutrition Maneuver All Parents with ADHD Kids Should Make

The Nutrition Maneuver All Parents with ADHD Kids Should Make

This is a guest post by Jill Castle, a registered dietitian, childhood nutrition expert, blogger and podcaster over at The Nourished Child. You can learn more about nutrition... Read more ...

Obese people are more likely to get cancer as their fat clogs up the immune...

Obese people are more likely to get cancer as their fat clogs up the immune system, scientists say

Obese people are more likely to get cancer because fat clogs up the immune system, scientists have discovered. The study was led by Brigham and Women's Hospital in the US. Read more ...