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Low-Carb Diets May Work By Boosting Calorie Burn
Posted on November 14, 2018 at 8:15 pm

People placed on a low-carb, high-fat diet burned more daily calories, versus those given high-carb meals in a recent study. […]

Science Again Says Spanking Hurts Kids Long Term
Posted on November 14, 2018 at 7:40 pm

The American Academy of Pediatrics says new evidence and research not only show that spanking affects a child’s brain development and increases aggression in young children as they get older, but that it isn’t a good way to teach children responsibility and self-control. […]

All That Social Media May Boost Loneliness
Posted on November 14, 2018 at 6:15 pm

Limiting your use of Facebook, Snapchat and Instagram to 30 minutes total or less per day results in reductions in depression and loneliness, especially for people who were moderately depressed to start with, researchers say. […]

Teen Obesity, Later Pancreatic Cancer Risk Linked?
Posted on November 14, 2018 at 2:15 pm

Your odds of getting pancreatic cancer can quadruple if you’re obese as a teen, researchers have found. But it’s still rare, and even with increased odds, the likelihood of getting the disease is small. […]

Juul Withdraws Most Flavored E-Cigs From Market
Posted on November 13, 2018 at 9:42 pm

Earlier in November, media reports suggested that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration would soon ban sales of most flavored electronic cigarettes in retail stores and gas stations across the United States. […]

CDC Continues Polio-Like Illness Probe, Cases Rise
Posted on November 13, 2018 at 9:35 pm

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

How Your Mother's Love Life May Affect Your Own
Posted on November 13, 2018 at 8:15 pm

People whose mothers who had more marriages or lived with more romantic partners were likely to follow the same path, a new study found. […]

Losartan Latest BP Drug Recalled for Contamination
Posted on November 13, 2018 at 6:42 pm

NDEA is found naturally in certain foods, drinking water, air pollution, and industrial processes, and it may cause cancer, according to the International Agency for Research on Cancer. […]

Even the 'Still Overweight' Benefit from Exercise
Posted on November 13, 2018 at 6:15 pm

People who are obese-but-fit have lower resting pulse rates, less body fat, higher lean muscle mass and better heart function than those who are obese and don't regularly exercise, a new study confirms. […]

Many Pharmacies Don't Follow Opioid Antidote Law
Posted on November 13, 2018 at 6:15 pm

Many pharmacies need to be taught about the law that allows them to give out the opioid antidote naloxone without a prescription, a new study found. […]

Bypass Beats Stents in Diabetes With Heart Trouble
Posted on November 13, 2018 at 4:18 pm

People with diabetes who have coronary-artery bypass surgery survive about three years longer than those who have their blood vessels propped open with stents, new research shows. […]

Tough-to-Treat UTIs More Likely to Recur
Posted on November 12, 2018 at 10:15 pm

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 an incorrect antibiotic than a comparison group of patients with non-resistant UTIs. […]

As Melatonin Use Rises, So Do Safety Concerns
Posted on November 12, 2018 at 9:14 pm

One review of 15 studies involving 284 otherwise healthy subjects found that those who took melatonin before bed fell asleep 3.9 minutes faster on average and slept 13 minutes longer. Another, of 19 studies involving 1,700 people, found that melatonin users fell asleep 7 minutes faster on average and slept 8 minutes longer. […]

It's OK if Baby Doesn't Sleep Through at 6 Months
Posted on November 12, 2018 at 6:15 pm

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. […]

Breast Milk, Formula Affect Baby Differently
Posted on November 12, 2018 at 6:15 pm

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

Even a 2-Minute Walk Counts in New Physical Activity Guidelines
Posted on November 12, 2018 at 2:15 pm

Research has shown any small amount of activity provides a solid contribution to a person's health, according to the second edition of the guidelines unveiled Monday at the American Heart Association's annual meeting in Chicago. […]

Diabetes Drug Might Also Ease Heart Failure Risks
Posted on November 10, 2018 at 10:15 pm

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 had numerous risk factors for heart disease, Wiviott's group said. […]

Fish Oil, Vitamin D No Help for Heart Risk, Cancer
Posted on November 10, 2018 at 9:45 pm

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

New Cholesterol Guidelines Focus on Personalized Approach
Posted on November 10, 2018 at 8:15 pm

Nearly one of every three American adults have high levels of "bad" LDL cholesterol, which contributes to fatty plaque buildup and narrowing of the arteries, the AHA said. People with LDL levels of 100 mg/dL or lower tend to have lower rates of heart disease and stroke. […]

Change Within Eye A Hint of Macular Degeneration?
Posted on November 9, 2018 at 10:15 pm

The investigators discovered that calcifications in the retina -- the thin layer of tissue that lines the back of the eye -- raise the risk of advanced age-related macular degeneration (AMD). […]

Prozac No Help In Polio-Like Illness
Posted on November 9, 2018 at 10:15 pm

Researchers have been searching for possible treatments for acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM. Lab tests showed that fluoxetine had antiviral effects against a virus associated with the disorder, so some experts had suggested that the antidepressant might be a possible treatment for the disorder. […]

Most Child Tonsillectomies Unnecessary, Study Finds
Posted on November 9, 2018 at 7:16 pm

Recurrent or chronic sore throat is the most common reason for getting a tonsillectomy. Evidence shows that the surgery results in modest, short-term reductions in recurring, severe sore throats in children aged 3 to 15, but not in those with milder symptoms. […]

Nearly 1 In 10 in U.S. Battle Sexual Urges
Posted on November 9, 2018 at 6:15 pm

Almost 9 percent of people in the United States have distress caused by difficulty controlling their sexual feelings, urges and behaviors, new research shows. […]

Mammograms Do Save Lives, Study Shows
Posted on November 9, 2018 at 6:15 pm

People with breast cancer who took part in a breast cancer screening program had a 60 percent lower risk of dying from the disease in the 10 years after diagnosis, and a 47 percent lower risk 20 years after diagnosis, Swedish researchers report. […]

Lights, Trees, Tinsel: The Earlier, the Merrier?
Posted on November 9, 2018 at 4:40 pm

Whether twinkling lights, Christmas carols, and the scent of gingerbread and pine will help boost your otherwise low spirits all depends on what the holidays mean to you. […]


Under Pressure, Juul Withdraws Most Flavored E-Cigs From Market
Posted on November 15, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: Under Pressure, Juul Withdraws Most Flavored E-Cigs From MarketCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/13/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/14/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

Baby Boom or Baby Bust? What Nation-by-Nation Population Trends Reveal
Posted on November 15, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: Baby Boom or Baby Bust? What Nation-by-Nation Population Trends RevealCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/13/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/14/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

Primary Care Doctors Should Screen Adult Patients for Unhealthy Drinking: Task Force
Posted on November 15, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: Primary Care Doctors Should Screen Adult Patients for Unhealthy Drinking: Task ForceCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/14/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/14/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

How Your Mother's Love Life May Affect Your Own
Posted on November 15, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: How Your Mother's Love Life May Affect Your OwnCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/13/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/14/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

Red Cross Issues Urgent Call for Blood Ahead of the Holidays
Posted on November 15, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: Red Cross Issues Urgent Call for Blood Ahead of the HolidaysCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/13/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/14/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

Teenage Obesity May Raise Pancreatic Cancer Risk Years Later
Posted on November 15, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: Teenage Obesity May Raise Pancreatic Cancer Risk Years LaterCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/14/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/14/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

Kids Get Caught in Deadly Cross-Fire of Domestic Violence
Posted on November 15, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: Kids Get Caught in Deadly Cross-Fire of Domestic ViolenceCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/14/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/14/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

Health Tip: Manage Morning Sickness
Posted on November 15, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: Health Tip: Manage Morning SicknessCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/14/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/14/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

CDC Probe Continues as Cases of Polio-Like Illness Rise in Kids
Posted on November 15, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: CDC Probe Continues as Cases of Polio-Like Illness Rise in KidsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/13/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/14/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

Many Drugstores Won't Dispense Opioid Antidote as Required
Posted on November 15, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: Many Drugstores Won't Dispense Opioid Antidote as RequiredCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/13/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/14/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

America Is Worried About Antibiotic Resistance
Posted on November 15, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: America Is Worried About Antibiotic ResistanceCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/14/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/14/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

Two Factors at Birth Can Boost a Child's Obesity Risk
Posted on November 15, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: Two Factors at Birth Can Boost a Child's Obesity RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/13/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/14/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

Health Tip: Long-Term Anxiety Can Affect Learning
Posted on November 15, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: Health Tip: Long-Term Anxiety Can Affect LearningCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/14/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/14/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

Even Young Football Players Not Immune to Damage From Head Injuries
Posted on November 15, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: Even Young Football Players Not Immune to Damage From Head InjuriesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/13/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/14/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

Exercise Makes Even the 'Still Overweight' Healthier: Study
Posted on November 15, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: Exercise Makes Even the 'Still Overweight' Healthier: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/13/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/14/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

Heart Failure Patients Shouldn't Stop Meds Even if Condition Improves: Study
Posted on November 15, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: Heart Failure Patients Shouldn't Stop Meds Even if Condition Improves: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/13/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/14/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

Selecting the Right Style of Yoga for You
Posted on November 15, 2018 at 7:00 am

Title: Selecting the Right Style of Yoga for YouCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/14/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/14/2018 12:00:00 AM […]

Prednisone and other corticosteroids
Posted on November 15, 2018 at 12:00 am

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Low-Carb Diets May Work By Boosting Calorie Burn
Posted on November 14, 2018 at 8:15 pm

People placed on a low-carb, high-fat diet burned more daily calories, versus those given high-carb meals in a recent study. […]

Weight loss: Gain control of emotional eating
Posted on November 14, 2018 at 12:00 am

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