CDC Continues Polio-Like Illness Probe, Cases Rise

CDC CONTINUES POLIO-LIKE ILLNESS PROBE, CASES RISE

The CDC still hasn't figured out what is causing AFM, which typically leads to weakness in the arms and legs.

Juul Withdraws Most Flavored E-Cigs From Market

JUUL WITHDRAWS MOST FLAVORED E-CIGS FROM MARKET

Earlier in November, media reports suggested that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration would soon ban sales of most flavored electronic...

 
 
 
Tough-to-Treat UTIs More Likely to Recur

TOUGH-TO-TREAT UTIS MORE LIKELY TO RECUR

In a new study, adults with antibiotic-resistant UTIs were more likely to have a relapse within a week and were more likely to be prescribed...

Many Pharmacies Don't Follow Opioid Antidote Law

MANY PHARMACIES DON'T FOLLOW OPIOID ANTIDOTE LAW

Many pharmacies need to be taught about the law that allows them to give out the opioid antidote naloxone without a prescription, a...

 
 
 
Even the 'Still Overweight' Benefit from Exercise

EVEN THE 'STILL OVERWEIGHT' BENEFIT FROM EXERCISE

People who are obese-but-fit have lower resting pulse rates, less body fat, higher lean muscle mass and better heart function than...

Losartan Latest BP Drug Recalled for Contamination

LOSARTAN LATEST BP DRUG RECALLED FOR CONTAMINATION

NDEA is found naturally in certain foods, drinking water, air pollution, and industrial processes, and it may cause cancer, according...

 
 
 

BYPASS BEATS STENTS IN DIABETES WITH HEART TROUBLE

People with diabetes who have coronary-artery bypass surgery survive about three years longer than those who have their blood vessels...

CHANGE WITHIN EYE A HINT OF MACULAR DEGENERATION?

The investigators discovered that calcifications in the retina - the thin layer of tissue that lines the back of the eye - raise the...

 
 
 
As Melatonin Use Rises, So Do Safety Concerns

AS MELATONIN USE RISES, SO DO SAFETY CONCERNS

One review of 15 studies involving 284 otherwise healthy subjects found that those who took melatonin before bed fell asleep 3.9 minutes...

Prozac No Help In Polio-Like Illness

PROZAC NO HELP IN POLIO-LIKE ILLNESS

Researchers have been searching for possible treatments for acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM. Lab tests showed that fluoxetine had antiviral...

 
 
 
Fish Oil, Vitamin D No Help for Heart Risk, Cancer

FISH OIL, VITAMIN D NO HELP FOR HEART RISK, CANCER

And new study finds no reason to get routine vitamin D tests, researchers say.

Even a 2-Minute Walk Counts in New Physical Activity Guidelines

EVEN A 2-MINUTE WALK COUNTS IN NEW PHYSICAL ACTIVITY GUIDELINES

Research has shown any small amount of activity provides a solid contribution to a person's health, according to the second edition...

 
 
 
Breast Milk, Formula Affect Baby Differently

BREAST MILK, FORMULA AFFECT BABY DIFFERENTLY

Bacteria from breastfeeding and from formula behave differently in babies, nrew research says.

It's OK if Baby Doesn't Sleep Through at 6 Months

IT'S OK IF BABY DOESN'T SLEEP THROUGH AT 6 MONTHS

Though new parents often expect baby to sleep through the night by 6 months of age, a large percentage do not, a study has revealed.

 
 
 
Fish Oil, Vitamin D No Help for Heart Risk, Cancer

FISH OIL, VITAMIN D NO HELP FOR HEART RISK, CANCER

And new study finds no reason to get routine vitamin D tests, researchers say.

NEW CHOLESTEROL GUIDELINES FOCUS ON THE PERSONAL

Nearly one of every three American adults have high levels of "bad" LDL cholesterol, which contributes to fatty plaque buildup and...

 
 
 

FISH, FISH OIL MAY LOWER YOUR HEART ATTACK RISK

The two studies provide firm evidence that the omega 3 fatty acids found in fish like salmon, sardines or tuna can have a beneficial...

DIABETES DRUG MIGHT ALSO EASE HEART FAILURE RISKS

The new study included more than 17,000 type 2 diabetes patients aged 40 and older. Nearly 7,000 had heart disease and more than 10,000...

 
 
 
Mammograms Do Save Lives, Study Shows

MAMMOGRAMS DO SAVE LIVES, STUDY SHOWS

People with breast cancer who took part in a breast cancer screening program had a 60 percent lower risk of dying from the disease...

NEARLY 1 IN 10 IN U.S. BATTLE SEXUAL URGES

Almost 9 percent of people in the United States have distress caused by difficulty controlling their sexual feelings, urges and behaviors,...

 
 
 



Nearly 50,000 women are 'at risk of cervical cancer' because of an NHS...

Nearly 50,000 women are 'at risk of cervical cancer' because of an NHS system error

A blunder by the company Capita, which failed to send letters to thousands of women inviting them to cervical screening appointments, has been called 'incredibly serious' and... Read more ...

Diet Fluctuations May Elevate the Risk for Heart Disease, Diabetes

Diet Fluctuations May Elevate the Risk for Heart Disease, Diabetes

Changes in eating patterns may be closely linked to cardiovascular disease and diabetes risk factors, finds a new study. Read more ...

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 ...

Hope for Parkinson's patients as scientists discover how to destroy toxic...

Hope for Parkinson's patients as scientists discover how to destroy toxic clumps in their brains

Researchers from Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington DC have discovered blocking a certain protein in the brain can clear away nerve damaging build-ups. Read more ...

Thousands of diabetes patients to get life-changing glucose monitors

Thousands of diabetes patients to get life-changing glucose monitors

Simon Stevens, chief executive of NHS England, has stepped in to end a ‘postcode lottery' which saw many people denied access to the life-changing devices as used by Theresa... Read more ...

Drinking three cups of coffee a day slashes your risk of developing type 2...

Drinking three cups of coffee a day slashes your risk of developing type 2 diabetes by a quarter

Researchers trawled through 30 studies, which involved nearly 1.2million people, to make the conclusion. They presented their findings at a conference in Berlin. Read more ...

New Strategy to Reduce Breast Cancer Bone Metastasis Discovered

New Strategy to Reduce Breast Cancer Bone Metastasis Discovered

Uncovering a new mechanism that promotes growth of breast cancer bone metastasis has revealed a potential Achilles' heel for these cancer cells. Read more ...

Nanomagnets and Moths Can Save Lives: Here's How

Nanomagnets and Moths Can Save Lives: Here's How

Novel technology that relies on a moth-infecting virus and nanomagnets can be used to edit defective genes that give rise to diseases such as sickle cell, cystic fibrosis and... Read more ...

Nitric Oxide Technology Can Heal Diabetic Foot Ulcers Much Faster

Nitric Oxide Technology Can Heal Diabetic Foot Ulcers Much Faster

New nitric oxide-releasing technology has the potential to reduce the healing time of diabetic foot ulcers. 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 ...