Frailty a Risk Factor for Dementia

FRAILTY A RISK FACTOR FOR DEMENTIA

A new study indicates that a 'frail brain' might be more susceptible to neurological problems like dementia, a new study has found.

Plague: What to Know in 2019

PLAGUE: WHAT TO KNOW IN 2019

It dates back to the 6th century, but bubonic plague is still active in the U.S. Three new cases have been reported in the last six...

 
 
 
Many Oncologists Unsure of LGBTQ Health Needs

MANY ONCOLOGISTS UNSURE OF LGBTQ HEALTH NEEDS

Most doctors surveyed said they were comfortable treating lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender patients, but half or fewer felt confident...

Study: Marketing to Docs, Opioid Crisis Linked

STUDY: MARKETING TO DOCS, OPIOID CRISIS LINKED

A county-by-county analysis showed that opioid use increased in places where drug makers focused their marketing efforts to physicians,...

 
 
 
Are You a Risk-Taker? It Might Lie in Your Genes

ARE YOU A RISK-TAKER? IT MIGHT LIE IN YOUR GENES

More than 100 genetic variants are linked with risk-taking, according to a groundbreaking new study.

Steps to Reduce Hospital Sleep Disruptions Studied

STEPS TO REDUCE HOSPITAL SLEEP DISRUPTIONS STUDIED

Nighttime room entries dropped by 44 percent after researchers educated doctors and nurses on the health consequences of in-hospital...

 
 
 
Is Type 1 Diabetes a Factor in Broken Bones?

IS TYPE 1 DIABETES A FACTOR IN BROKEN BONES?

An A1C level above 8 percent was linked to a greater risk of a specific type of fracture in people with type 1 diabetes, but not in...

Perdue Chicken Nuggets Recalled For Wood Particles

PERDUE CHICKEN NUGGETS RECALLED FOR WOOD PARTICLES

The problem was discovered when Perdue received three complaints from consumers that wood was in the bag.

 
 
 
Study: Movie Violence Doesn't Make Kids Violent

STUDY: MOVIE VIOLENCE DOESN'T MAKE KIDS VIOLENT

Researchers found that as PG-13 movies became more violent between 1985 and 2015, overall rates of murder and violence actually fell.

Universal Flu Vaccine May Offer 1-Shot Protection

UNIVERSAL FLU VACCINE MAY OFFER 1-SHOT PROTECTION

Researchers have been working for years on a universal flu vaccine that would mean no annual flu shots. How close are they getting...

 
 
 
Keep Moving to Keep Brain Sharp in Old Age

KEEP MOVING TO KEEP BRAIN SHARP IN OLD AGE

Older people who were physically active kept their minds sharp, even if their brains showed signs of lesions or other markers linked...

Study: Climate Change Already Hurting Human Health

STUDY: CLIMATE CHANGE ALREADY HURTING HUMAN HEALTH

Some of the health effects tied to climate change are intuitive: More frequent, and more intense, heat waves raise the risk of heat-related...

 
 
 
How Getting a Flu Shot Could Save Your Life

HOW GETTING A FLU SHOT COULD SAVE YOUR LIFE

The flu can alter your immunity and make you more prone to other infections,. Getting a flu shot is relatively cheap and can reduce...

Money Woes May Damage Black Americans' Hearts

MONEY WOES MAY DAMAGE BLACK AMERICANS' HEARTS

Compared with those without financial stress, the risk of heart disease was nearly three times higher among those with moderate-to-high...

 
 
 
Experimental Drug Could Help In Type 2 Diabetes

EXPERIMENTAL DRUG COULD HELP IN TYPE 2 DIABETES

Researchers found that the compound - dubbed TTP399 for now - improved patients' blood sugar control when it was added to the standard...

Opioid Use in Pregnancy Linked to Birth Defects?

OPIOID USE IN PREGNANCY LINKED TO BIRTH DEFECTS?

Researchers recently found that counties that had higher rates of opioid prescribing had nearly two times more babies born with their...

 
 
 
Experts: People Must Change Diets to Save Earth

EXPERTS: PEOPLE MUST CHANGE DIETS TO SAVE EARTH

People will need to eat half as much sugar and red meat as now, and double the amount of plant-based foods they eat, including nuts,...

Study: 1 in 4 Antibiotic Prescriptions Not Needed

STUDY: 1 IN 4 ANTIBIOTIC PRESCRIPTIONS NOT NEEDED

More than 23 percent of prescriptions studied were inappropriate, or not medically justified, researchers said. The inappropriate prescriptions...

 
 
 
WHO Says Anti-Vaxxers Are Global Health Threat

WHO SAYS ANTI-VAXXERS ARE GLOBAL HEALTH THREAT

The movement against vaccinations has taken hold in a number of countries, including the United States, making anti-vaxxers are among...

Study: Many Poor Women Can't Afford Tampons, Pads

STUDY: MANY POOR WOMEN CAN'T AFFORD TAMPONS, PADS

About one-fifth - 21 percent - said they had to go without pads or tampons on a monthly basis, and nearly half said they often had...

 
 
 



Chemical Exposure During Pregnancy Could Lower Blood Pressure Levels

Chemical Exposure During Pregnancy Could Lower Blood Pressure Levels

Exposure to chemicals such as phthalates, parabens or Bisphenol A can decrease blood pressure during pregnancy, reveals a new study. Read more ...

Cytomegalovirus: Reactivation Of This Virus Can Be Prevented After Stem Cell...

Cytomegalovirus: Reactivation Of This Virus Can Be Prevented After Stem Cell Transplantation

Reactivation Of a Cytomegalovirus After Stem Cell Transplantation Can Be Prevented Using This Technique. Read more ...

Study: Marketing to Docs, Opioid Crisis Linked

Study: Marketing to Docs, Opioid Crisis Linked

A county-by-county analysis showed that opioid use increased in places where drug makers focused their marketing efforts to physicians, researchers say. Read more ...

Why I HATE That ‘How Hard Did Aging Hit You' Meme

Why I HATE That ‘How Hard Did Aging Hit You' Meme

It's the first big Internet fad of 2019. Call it the “10 Year Aging Challenge,” the “2009 v. 2019 Challenge,” “The How Hard Did Aging Hit You Challenge” or the “First Profile... Read more ...

Steps to Reduce Hospital Sleep Disruptions Studied

Steps to Reduce Hospital Sleep Disruptions Studied

Nighttime room entries dropped by 44 percent after researchers educated doctors and nurses on the health consequences of in-hospital sleep deprivation. Read more ...

Raising A Child With Strong Faith When You're Not So Sure

Raising A Child With Strong Faith When You're Not So Sure

I was making dinner one night when my 3-year-old came up to me with a stack of papers in his hands. He hands me the papers and says “These are to teach you about Jesus. Share... Read more ...

‘Fiver Parties' Are The New Birthday Party Trend That Make Everyone's Life...

‘Fiver Parties' Are The New Birthday Party Trend That Make Everyone's Life Easier

I'm not one to jump on trends, whether they are parenting fads, the latest health craze, or the new beauty product everyone is raging about. I tend to stick with what I know... Read more ...

Keeping an aging brain sharp and avoiding late-life depression may involve...

Keeping an aging brain sharp and avoiding late-life depression may involve certain diets and nutrients

Aging is a very scary part of life since it is associated with an increased risk of health problems like mild cognitive impairment, dementia, Alzheimer's, and depression... Read more ...

PROOF Google stole the 2018 election for Democrats by switching millions of...

PROOF Google stole the 2018 election for Democrats by switching millions of votes. time to arrest Google CEO for election meddling

Since Nov. 9, 2016, the day after the presidential election, Democrats have accused POTUS Donald Trump and his campaign of conspiring with Russia to “steal the election” from... Read more ...

A National Survey on Interhospital Transport of Children in Cardiac Arrest*

A National Survey on Interhospital Transport of Children in Cardiac Arrest*

Objectives: To describe the U.S. experience with interhospital transport of children in cardiac arrest undergoing cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Design: Self-administered... Read more ...