Archive for April, 2015 : May 2015 NewsletterApril 30th, 2015
by Lilian Mustelier
Sentencing in Another Miami Medi-Care Fraud CaseApril 30th, 2015
Another south Florida medicare fraud ring has been busted and sentenced.
Elevated Upper Body Position Following Childbirth Reduces Airway Obstruction RiskApril 29th, 2015
The position prevents sleep apnea in women which usually progresses during pregnancy and persists into the early post-partum period.
Social Risks of Drinking Linked to MortalityApril 29th, 2015
Alcohol drinking can create social problems and greater risk of death than its physiological consequences.
Forest Canopies May Help as a Shield Against Climate ChangeApril 29th, 2015
Juvenile trees survive under forest canopies which help them be protected against severe heat from the sun and its radiation and high wind speeds.
Premature Girls Tend to Do Better Than Premature BoysApril 29th, 2015
Female infants independently master some skills earlier than boys which make them safely go home first from the hospital.
Breastfeeding Reduces Risk of Breast Cancer RecurrenceApril 29th, 2015
Women who breastfeed develop less aggressive tumors, decrease risk of the disease and less likely to die with this kind of disease.
Lower Birth Weight Links to PollutionApril 29th, 2015
Pollution brings negative health effects to people and by controlling the pollution even in short-term can have positive public health benefits.
Cocaine Influences Brain Receptors Causing Risk of RelapseApril 29th, 2015
Identifying the potential mechanism for relapse could be a good start to help addicts to fully recover from cocaine addiction.
Intensive Care Unit Interventions Reduce Bloodstream InfectionsApril 28th, 2015
The program significant reduced bloodstream infections and decreases in death and costs as well as improvements in the safety climate.
Children With Heart Rhythm Disorder May Consider to Participate More in SportsApril 28th, 2015
Doctors must reconsider to allow treated children with disorder to participate more in recreational and competitive sports under the surveillance of expert clinicians.
Youth Exposure to Alcohol Marketing Affects Their Drinking BehaviorApril 28th, 2015
Alcohol advertising played a role in influencing youth towards alcohol consumption and researchers are calling for more stricter regulations to help reduce youth exposure to alcohol.
Delayed Red Blood Cell Clearance Predicts Development of Serious DiseasesApril 27th, 2015
Early warning provided by delayed clearance would help improve the outcome of patients.
Latest Treatment Guidelines For Childhood Obesity Using Health I.T. Appears EffectiveApril 27th, 2015
The interventions used using the technology by the clinicians gave a higher quality care and support to patients and families.
Global Efforts to Curb SmokingApril 27th, 2015
Countering the tactics of the big tobacco companies in their lobbying and marketing will possibly help in reducing smoking.
Global Pandemic of Counterfeit MedicinesApril 27th, 2015
Counterfeit drugs are penetrating the global legitimate medicine supply chain which calls for improved security in managing drug supply chains.
Overnight Fasting Reduce the Risk of Developing Breast CancerApril 27th, 2015
Women who have nighttime fasting of 12 hours have better control over their blood glucose concentrations and have fewer eating episodes.
Broccoli Sprout Extract Prevents Head and Neck CancerApril 24th, 2015
Cruciferous vegetables like broccoli has high concentration of sulforaphane which protects the oral lining where cancers formed.
Long-Time Consumption of Soyfoods Reduces Recurrence of Breast CancerApril 24th, 2015
Soy activates anti-tumor immune responses and reduces expression of immunosuppressive mechanisms which explains it reduces recurrence of the cancer.
Tackling ObesityApril 24th, 2015
The strategies to solve the problem of obesity must be tailored individually who has different needs and who respond differently to different health promotion policies.
Analyzing Saliva Helps Predict Conditions of Cirrhosis PatientsApril 24th, 2015
The indicator of inflammation in saliva helps researchers to see the need to explore the oral cavity and its connections to liver disease.
Combination of Smoking and Mother’s Genetics Increases Likelihood of TwinsApril 24th, 2015
The combination of smoking and a variant of TP53 disrupts the normal balance that leads to the gestation of a single infant which likely to make having twins.
Best Treatment Option for Stroke Patients ConfirmedApril 24th, 2015
Endovascular Therapy (ET) reduces the incidents of disability and will be the standard of care for with patients with acute ischemic stroke.
Best Treatment Option for Stroke Patients ConfirmedApril 24th, 2015
Endovascular Therapy (ET) reduces the incidents of disability and will be the standard of care for with patients with acute ischemic stroke.
Smokers in Denial with the Risk Factors of Smoking CigarettesApril 24th, 2015
Accurate information must be distributed to the public to change the perception of developing the disease among the smokers.
Cardiac Arrest Patients Experience Cognitive ProblemsApril 23rd, 2015
Cardiac arrest patients must need follow-up not only in their physical health but also with their memory and attention.
Good Night’s Sleep Helps People Absorb New InformationApril 23rd, 2015
One must need a proper rest to let the brain process first and retain the information of general knowledge.
Cardiorespiratory Fitness Protects Against Risk Among SmokersApril 23rd, 2015
Smokers who are moderately or highly fit reduced the risk for metabolic syndrome and which speaks the benefit of quitting smoking.
Does Removal of Clot Lead to Better Function of Stroke Patients?April 23rd, 2015
Paramedics needs additional training to screen stroke patients and to help assess which ones would need thrombectomy.
Wishful Thinking Leaves Facebook Users Vulnerable to CyberbullyingApril 23rd, 2015
Facebook must be a source of emotional support and a platform of sending protective health message to reduce negative effects among Facebook users.
9/11 Emergency Medical Services Workers at Risk of AilmentsApril 23rd, 2015
The ones who arrived in the immediate aftermath of the 9/11 incident had greater degree of risk in any of the health ailments analysed in the study.
Playing Wind Instrument Reduces Risk of Developing Sleep ApnoeaApril 23rd, 2015
The lowering of the risk is due to to the increased muscle tone in the upper airways which the wind instrument players likely to have.
E-Cigarette Users Less Likely to Quit SmokingApril 23rd, 2015
The public is receiving misinformation about the safety of e-cigarettes which calls for guidelines and regulation in using the product as discussion continues.
Tumors Use the Small Gaps to Migrate and SpreadApril 22nd, 2015
The recent evidence helps create potential therapeutic targets to prevent tumor cells migration.
Counseling Plays an Important Role to Those Affected by InfertilityApril 22nd, 2015
Counseling plays a major role in fertility clinics providing a well-balanced information to patients before making any treatment choices.
Aspirin Use Continue to Surge Among U.S. AdultsApril 22nd, 2015
Taking aspirin should be used in caution which can cause bleeding events.
Maple Syrup Could Help Lower Antibiotic UsageApril 22nd, 2015
Combining maple syrup extract with antibiotics could make the disease-causing bacteria susceptible to antibiotics.
Menopausal Hormone Therapy and Breast CancerApril 22nd, 2015
Giving estrogen alone in women reduced the possibility of breast cancer and breast cancer deaths.
Oral Infections: Risk Factor for Heart DiseaseApril 22nd, 2015
Researchers suggest that people should take care of their teeth to prevent or reduce the risk of heart disease and other health problems.
Modern Lifestyle Depletes Gut’s Collection of MicrobesApril 22nd, 2015
Developing strategies to prevent and correct the impact of westernization helps reduce bacteria dispersal caused by sanitation and drinking water treatment.
Probiotic Benefits the Gut BacteriaApril 22nd, 2015
Probiotic affects the overall ecosystem of the gut and fosters several species of gut bacteria that will strengthen immune system.
Osteoporosis Likely Increased Risk of Hearing LossApril 22nd, 2015
Osteoporosis also affect the cardiovascular and cerebrovascular systems which would lead to sudden sensorineural hearing loss.
Sugar-Sweetened Beverages May Inhibit Body’s Stress ResponseApril 21st, 2015
High sugar may relieve stress yet it may trigger addiction towards overconsumption of sweetened drinks which has negative health effects.
Virtual Reality May be Effective in Glaucoma PatientsApril 21st, 2015
The new method would help identify patients at high-risk of falling so as to create preventative measures for the patients at an earlier stage.
Mushrooms Increase ImmunityApril 21st, 2015
Consumption of mushrooms enhances the immune system and reduces inflammation which immune system produces.
Obesity Increases Risk of Prostate Cancer in African-American MenApril 21st, 2015
Preventing and treating obesity must be the focus of all American men to reduce prostate cancer disparities.
Happiness Detectable by the Smell of Our SweatApril 21st, 2015
We communicate our positive and negative emotions thru distinct chemosignals wherein the receiver produces an image of the sender’s emotional state.
Walking Reduces Damaging Effects of Treatment of Prostate Cancer SurvivorsApril 21st, 2015
Non-vigorous walking may be enough to help survivors improve their qualities of life with reduced damaging side effects after treatment.
Breastfeeding May Prevent Resume Smoking After ChildbirthApril 21st, 2015
Educating women about the benefits of breastfeeding on quitting or reducing smoking would prevent infant to be exposed to the harmful effects of tobacco smoke.
Inflammation Has a Causal Role in the Development of Lyme DiseaseApril 21st, 2015
Anti-inflammatory treatments have a potential therapeutic impact on the disease.
Firearm-Related Injuries Linked to U.S. Stock Market PerformanceApril 20th, 2015
Economic situation might be the root cause of firearm-related injuries which was closely tracked on the number of hospitalizations and stock market performance on that period.
Sexual Abuse Education in School May Help Children Report AbuseApril 20th, 2015
Sexual abuse prevention education is very important to inform children but needs to reevaluated to know if it is really working and prevent abuse.
High Flavouring Content in E-Cigarettes Exceeds Exposure LimitsApril 20th, 2015
Some tobacco-flavoured fluids contain chemicals that irritate the lungs which calls for regulation of the levels of flavourings and required listing of the ingredients.
Sleep Breathing Problems Likely to be Diagnosed with MCIApril 20th, 2015
People who treated their sleep breathing problems with CPAP machine could possibly help prevent or delay memory and thinking problems.
BPA Disrupts Sexual Function in TurtlesApril 20th, 2015
Bisphenol A (BPA) will not only change the reproductive system of the turtle but brings negative effects on environment and which would likely affect humans.
Fatty Acids Vitally Important to Developing BrainApril 20th, 2015
The fatty acids are precursor of DHA which is important in the creation of a healthy nervous system and which could affect fetal development if deficient.
Oxytocin Makes Mom to Respond to Offspring’s NeedsApril 20th, 2015
Depression, Diabetes Contribute to Increased Risk of DementiaApril 20th, 2015
There is a need to study more about how depression and diabetes linked to dementia so as to develop treatment to prevent such complication.
Early Palliative Care Improves Patient’s Lives and Outcomes for CaregiversApril 20th, 2015
Early intervention strategy helps the survival of the patients and lowers the depression and stress of the caregivers.
Silent Epidemic of Abuse Among People with ADHDApril 20th, 2015
There is a possibility that early abuse affects neurobiological development or either children with ADHD are more prone to abuse.
Most People Visit Before Suicide AttemptsApril 19th, 2015
Healthcare visit may be the chance to prevent suicide attempts identifying racial/ethnic differences in spotting persons at risk.
Few Coaches Use Injury Prevention ProgramsApril 19th, 2015
Only 21 percent of the coaches were using injury prevention programs and researchers are trying to find out if the said programs beneficial to the players.
New Blood Test for Better Prevention and Early Treatment Breast CancerApril 17th, 2015
It is better than mammography and can predict the likelihood of a woman developing breast cancer within the next two to five years.
Treating Mitochondrial Disease Through Restoring Cellular Energy SignalsApril 17th, 2015
Together with two different specific mechanistic details, the researchers are hopeful to provide new treatment to a very challenging group of diseases.
Genetic Testing Should Be Accessible to All Women with Ovarian CancerApril 17th, 2015
All women with ovarian cancer must be offered genetic testing to identify cancer-carrier women in their family and offer prevention strategies to relatives to reduce risk.
Disrupted Sleep in Children Had an Impact on Memory ProcessesApril 17th, 2015
It is very important to identify and diagnose early any sleep disorder to prevent an impact on the developing brain and their learning process.
Mentally Stepping Back From Experiences Helps Youth Deal With ExperiencesApril 17th, 2015
A self-distanced perspective helps youth to be less upset as they deal with negative experiences rather than those with self-immersed perspective.
Children Who Understand Others’ Thoughts and Feelings Tend to Be More PopularApril 17th, 2015
Training children to figure out what others think and feel is important to make friends and improve their relationships with peers.
Early Positive Interventions Decreases Problems in Preterm BirthApril 17th, 2015
Positive caregiving environment can reduce risks associated with preterm birth and even improve infant’s cognitive and social skills.
Children with Intellectual Disabilities Can Be Capable WitnessesApril 16th, 2015
Children with levels of intellectual disability can make accurate and detailed disclosures of maltreatment when interviewed properly.
Way to Predict Early Form of Breast Cancer IdentifiedApril 16th, 2015
The new test helps identify at risk of relapse and avoid unnecessarily radical treatment.
Autism Can Be Passed From Fathers to ChildrenApril 16th, 2015
Researchers are looking at the epigenetic tags on the sperms of the fathers which could likely result to autism in their offspring.
Consumption of Arginine Causes Alzheimer’s DiseaseApril 16th, 2015
The new study pinpoints the potential cause of Alzheimer’s leading to develop effective treatment to prevent brain plaques and memory loss.
New Treatment for Barrett’s OesophagusApril 16th, 2015
The researchers developed standardised definition of BE and create a clear plan in treating patients depending its conditions.
Maternal Gestational Diabetes Associated With Increased Risk of AutismApril 16th, 2015
The autism risk in offspring is due to what affects a cell or organ while inside the mother’s womb.
Gum Disease Treatment Can Prevent Heart DiseaseApril 16th, 2015
Creating an awareness of gum disease as a critical factor of heart disease could help prevent or lower the risk of heart attack.
Higher Muscle Mass Linked to Healthier Bone DevelopmentApril 16th, 2015
An increase in peak bone mass will delay the onset of osteoporosis which shows the importance of early childhood physical activity for muscle and bone development.
Probiotics Helps People Focus Less on Past Bad Feelings and ExperiencesApril 16th, 2015
Probiotics has useful effects on rumination and could be a good preventive therapy for depression.
Ebola Has Not Evolved to be a Deadlier Virus YetApril 16th, 2015
The function of the virus remains the same which means the vaccines and treatments could still be effective in future outbreaks.
Vitamin E Deficiency May Cause Brain DamageApril 16th, 2015
Lyso Pls carry DHA to the brain but greatly reduced if vitamin E is inefficient which will cause neurological damage.
Medical Marijuana Liquid Form: Answer For Severe EpilepsyApril 16th, 2015
The medicinal liquid form of marijuana may show promise to children with severe epilepsy but more trials are needed to see the effectiveness of the drug.
Drug to Reverse Resistance to Immunotherapy DevelopedApril 16th, 2015
Some cancer cells hide themselves from immune cells which make them resistant to cancer drugs and by understanding their behavior, it creates promising new treatments for blood cancers.
Visual Sense Brain Organization Remains Intact Even With Blind PeopleApril 16th, 2015
Retinotopic mapping still remains intact even those without actual visual experience which means the possibility to teach blind people to ‘see with sounds and touch.’
Doctors’ Role in Advising Young Women on Egg FreezingApril 15th, 2015
Family doctors have an important role in assisting women who ask about egg freezing by giving accurate and balanced information.
New Strategy to Determine Heart Attack Within 1 HourApril 15th, 2015
Pain Management and the Risk of Opioid UseApril 15th, 2015
Healthcare providers must engage discussions with their patients to educate them about pain management options and the risk of opioid dependence.
Help Needed to Save Apache Sacred SiteApril 15th, 2015
A corrupt Congress gave very important and sacred land that belongs to the people to a foreign mining company that will destroy the land.
Air Pollution Increases Risk of StrokeApril 15th, 2015
Air pollution create negative consequences such as risk of respiratory or cardiovascular disease to those who are exposed to such particulate matter.
Acetaminophen Blunts Positive EmotionsApril 15th, 2015
Acetaminophen does not only relieve physical pain but also dulls the emotions and affects emotional evaluations.
Can Human Norovirus Cause Disease in Dogs?April 15th, 2015
Dog owners must have sensible hygiene precautions around their household pets to avoid possible transfer of infection from humans to dogs or vice versa.
People who Eat Meals Away From Home Likely to Have High Blood PressureApril 15th, 2015
Clinicians should advise young adults to modify their lifestyle behaviors and policy makers need to create regulations limiting salt and fat in eateries.
Enzyme in Cosmetic Products Can Cause Strong Allergic Reactions of the SkinApril 15th, 2015
People with sensitive skin such as children are advised with caution in using papain-containing products and observe the regulations in the product.
Underweight Middle-Aged People Likely to Develop DementiaApril 14th, 2015
People with high BMI have a decreased risk of dementia which may give insights to develop possible treatment for dementia.
Mothers’ Genes Influence the Development of Gut Bacteria in Their InfantsApril 14th, 2015
The mother produced a sugar which is not digested by instant but nourishes a bacteria that colonize babies’ guts.
Eating Disorders Linked to Gene LossApril 14th, 2015
The lack of ESRRA gene may motivate an individual to seek out high-fat food when hungry, have abnormal social interactions and increased OCD-like behaviors in female.
Plucking Hairs Replace More Hairs to GrowApril 14th, 2015
Higher-density plucking from circular areas with diameters between three and five millimeters triggered the hair regeneration including outside of the plucked region.
Gratitude Improves Mental and Physical HealthApril 14th, 2015
People who notice and appreciate the positive aspects of life shows reduced levels of inflammatory biomarkers related to cardiac health.
Close Relatives of Men Convicted of Sex Crimes Committed Similar CrimesApril 14th, 2015
Giving preventive treatment for families at risk could reduce the number of the future victims.
Pesticide Exposure Increases Risk of Heart DiseaseApril 14th, 2015
Endocrine-disrupting chemicals aggravate cardiovascular disease risk and by measuring environmental estrogen levels helps doctors identify women who are at risk.
High Traffic Pollution Increased Inflammation for People on InsulinApril 14th, 2015
Treatments for diabetes like insulin interact with the risks associated with exposure to air pollution which increased the inflammation.
Reduced Health Risks Improves Productivity in Future YearsApril 14th, 2015
Companies must highlight continuous investments in the health of their employees and be maintained overtime to improve productivity.
Exercise Improves Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver DiseaseApril 13th, 2015
All exercise are effective in reducing liver fats in individuals even in the absence of weight loss.
Plants Take Up Nicotine From Smoking, Contaminated SoilApril 13th, 2015
There are high concentrations of nicotine found in spices, herbal teas and medicinal plants which originate from tobacco smoking and insecticides.
Stroke Patients: High Risk of Attempted SuicideApril 13th, 2015
People who have had a stroke need psychological and social support as well as preventive measures to prevent suicide attempts.
ADHD Linked to AltitudeApril 13th, 2015
The reason for the decreased rate of ADHD is high levels of dopamine is produced as a result of less oxygen at higher elevations.
Coal-Tar-Sealant Runoff Causes Toxicity and DNA DamageApril 13th, 2015
Twenty Years Later: Unreported Facts About the OKC BombingApril 13th, 2015
Next week will mark the 20th anniversary of the false flag attack on the World Trade Center. The guilty parties remain free and are likely still killing.
Gum Disease Treatment Reduces Risk of Heart AttackApril 13th, 2015
Managing periodontitis reduces threat of cardiovascular disease which provide efficient and cost effective treatment for CKD.
Blood Test Predicts People With Severe Allergic ReactionsApril 13th, 2015
By counting the numbers of the one type of the immune cell called basophil predicts the severity of food allergy reactions of an individual.
Harms and Benefits of Long-Term Use of Cognitive-Enhancing Drug UseApril 13th, 2015
Policy-makers should prioritize research about the potential dangers and benefits of using this drug so as to create clear regulatory guidelines for their use.
Paracetamol Not Effective For Lower Back Pain and OsteoarthritisApril 13th, 2015
Researchers call to reconsider the use of paracetamol in reducing low back pain and warn its prolonged use that may affect the liver.
Protein Molecule Helps Liver RegenerationApril 13th, 2015
FGF21 facilitates liver regeneration even after liver removal or injury giving therapeutical benefits to humans.
IL-17 May Combat Skin Infections Due to Chronic Alcohol IntakeApril 13th, 2015
Skin infections were cleared by clinically restoring IL-17 providing new treatment opportunities for alcohol-related skin infections.
Why Antidepressants Don’t Work Well For KidsApril 13th, 2015
The uncovering of the new target, the plasma membrane monoamine transporter, suggests for developing new antidepressants which will benefit teenagers and children.
Antibodies May Trigger Psychosis in ChildrenApril 12th, 2015
Sometimes antibodies attack healthy cells which develop disorders and acute psychosis.
Undernutrition During Pregnancy Leads to Obesity Later in LifeApril 12th, 2015
Proteins are affected by prenatal undernutrition which may contribute to the development of obesity as adults.
Women Suffering From Domestic Violence Greater Risk of Mental Health ProblemsApril 12th, 2015
Health professionals need to know that those who are suffering from mental health problems may also be victims of domestic violence or vice versa.
Sea Shepherd Concludes Epic Southern Ocean Campaign, Operation IcefishApril 12th, 2015
Sea Shepherd concludes its historic and successful campaign to end the poaching of vulnerable Antarctic and Patagonian toothfish.
Pig Farms in SE Asia to Produce More Disease to Infect HumansApril 10th, 2015
Monitoring pig production practices and putting policies reduce the risk of the spread of infections between humans and pigs.
Fruit and Vegetables with Pesticides Lower Sperm CountApril 10th, 2015
The findings do not discourage the consumption of fruit and vegetables but suggest to avoid pesticide residues that affect sperm quality.
Date Syrup Inhibits Growth of BacteriaApril 10th, 2015
Date syrup has a number of phenolic compounds which shows antibacterial activity against a number of disease-causing bacteria.
Researchers Identified Source Responsible for Body OdorApril 10th, 2015
The new research can be use to produce compounds to target thioalcohols and the genes which involve in the underarm body odour.
People with Follicular Lymphoma Succumb, Relapse Due to Low Vitamin DApril 10th, 2015
Lack of vitamin D is modifiable risk factor for cancer and the vitamin may represent a biomarker for better health for people going into cancer treatment.
Energy Drink Manufacturers Market Their Products on TeensApril 10th, 2015
• Some groups advise against the use of energy drinks among children and teens and suggest that manufacturers must alter placement of their ads to avoid reaching a teen audience.
Binge Eating Linked with HypertensionApril 10th, 2015
Compulsive binging on foods high in fat and sugar puts the body at risk of developing cardiovascular and metabolic diseases.
Agent Found in Red Grapes Likely to Prevent DepressionApril 10th, 2015
Resveratrol , a natural anti-inflammatory agent found in the skin of red grapes , stops inflammation and depressive-like behaviors in rats which is still be validated in human studies.
Women Likely to Develop Gastrointestinal Disorders Than MenApril 10th, 2015
Researchers found that the nerve cells that control the movement of food through the intestines are more sluggish in women than men.
Applying Ice to Muscle Injury Doesn’t Heal MuscleApril 10th, 2015
Ice delays inflammation which is supposed to be a very important process in tissue regeneration.
Blueberries Could be an Effective Treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress DisorderApril 9th, 2015
Blueberries increase 5-HT with no effect on NE levels which means that it can effectively modulate neurotransmitters in PTSD.
Maternal Interaction Results Better Growth, Weight Gain in PreemiesApril 9th, 2015
The intervention provide appropriate stimulation for the newborns and spur brain development.
An Apple a Day… Keeps the Pharmacist AwayApril 9th, 2015
Consumption of apple doesn’t mean reduced health care use and less visit to doctors but some apple eaters have higher odds in avoiding prescription medications.
Children Consumption Fast Food Dropped to a Lower PercentageApril 9th, 2015
Researchers examine the trends in children’s calorie consumption in fast food stores and it dropped to a few percent on a given day.
Family Must be the Focus to Prevent and Manage Kid’s ObesityApril 9th, 2015
Healthcare professionals must involve the entire family to address the obesity issue in children and youth.
Camel Antibodies May Protect Humans from MERSApril 8th, 2015
Camel antibodies can detect structures missed by conventional (human) antibodies which could probably help in clearing up the infections in humans.
Intensive Exercise Before High Fat Meal Best for Vascular HealthApril 8th, 2015
Higher-intensity exercise improves blood vessel function in adolescents after a high fat meal.
Peanut Consumption in a Meal Benefits Vascular HealthApril 8th, 2015
Individuals who consume peanuts have a lower risk of a coronary heart disease and studies are being made to investigate its effect in other risk factors.
Consumption of Green Leafy Vegetables Protects Brain from Alzheimer’s, DementiaApril 8th, 2015
Eating green leafy vegetables keeps the brain healthy and preserve its functioning slowing cognitive decline among older adults.
Parents May Not Recognize Their Child as OverweightApril 8th, 2015
The identification of gaps between parental perceptions and official guidelines may help evaluate how effective interventions for obese kids.
‘Exploding Head Syndrome’ More Common in Young People Than ThoughtApril 8th, 2015
Some people find the scary noise inside their head at night as aliens or governments messing with them.
Air Pollution Not a Barrier to ExerciseApril 8th, 2015
Exercise outweighs the harmful effects of air pollution yet it is advised to exercise in green areas.
Hand Disinfection Techniques Low During Risk-Prone Invasive ProceduresApril 8th, 2015
Doctors and nurses must include in their clinical training the need to employ aseptic techniques to prevent infection in the operating table.
Highly Processed Foods: Dominant Part of U.S. Purchasing PatternsApril 8th, 2015
The rising demand of purchasing highly processed foods that leads to obesity calls food manufactures to change or improve the nutritional quality of their products.
Breathing High Levels of Ozone Affects Women’s Ability to ConceiveApril 8th, 2015
Ozone may affect important brain and ovarian signaling events which has an important role in conceiving.
Natural Extract: Might Be an Alternative Treatment for Preventing Breast CancerApril 8th, 2015
Researchers are hoping that rosehip will be recommended as a preventative measure in breast cancer or as an addition to an overall cancer treatment regiment.
Eating Cooked Eggs With Veggies Increase Nutritive ValueApril 7th, 2015
Consumers who are eating mixed raw vegetables with cooked eggs enhanced the absorption of carotenoids by adding certain oils.
Prebiotic May Help in the Regulation of Appetite in ChildrenApril 7th, 2015
The intake of prebiotic fiber could cause a reduction in energy intake and body weight that would create a positive impact especially in reducing weight.
Long-term Effects of Nutrition Deprivation in PregnancyApril 7th, 2015
Famine exposure by stage of gestation increases in mortality due to different causes other than cancer or cardiovascular disease.
Social Factors Influencing Food Preferences, Eating BehaviorApril 7th, 2015
Although comfort food tend to make a person feel connected and safe, researchers warn that it will lead to mental and physical health risks.
College Athletes May Have Low Vitamin D LevelsApril 7th, 2015
Athletes are called to modify their diet to improve their performance and decreased risk of injury due to insufficient or deficient vitamin D levels.
Popular Antacids May Increase Risk of Bone FracturesApril 7th, 2015
Researchers call for new ways to treat common clinical conditions that usually requires popular antacids that weaken bones.
Crossing Fingers Can Relieve PainApril 7th, 2015
Pain levels could be changed by applying additional stimuli and moving one part of the body parallel to others.
Human Immune System Keeps TB at BayApril 7th, 2015
Immune cells from people with latent infection activates faster which keeps TB at bay which calls for new therapies to treat TB.
Roseroot Herb: Potential Depression Treatment OptionApril 7th, 2015
Taking roseroot herb as a treatment option for depression would be a great help for patients cannot tolerate the side effects of conventional antidepressants.
High-altitude Conditions Linked to Increased Depression in Female RatsApril 7th, 2015
Treating depression with antidepressant treatments is not adequate for those suffering from depression at altitude which may lead to more suicide attempts.
Water Pipe Smoking Now Trending in YouthsApril 7th, 2015
Restrictions against water pipe smoking should be considered to protect youths from tobacco smoking and prevent lung cancer.
High-Fat Diet Impairs Brain HealthApril 7th, 2015
Diets high in fat change the gut microbiome which can be used for therapeutic target for neuropsychiatric disorders.
Young Children Have Lower Chance of Surviving EbolaApril 7th, 2015
The incubation period of Ebola in children is shorter than adult which shows that children need highest quality medical care.
New Risk Score to Predict Risk of Developing Heart Disease and Stroke Over 40April 7th, 2015
The new risk score can identify people who are at high risk of developing cardiovascular diseases and enable them to do lifestyle changes or go for treatment.
Researchers Warn About Drinking Raw MilkApril 7th, 2015
People are discouraged to drink raw milk especially with those impaired immune systems such as the elderly and pregnant women and children.
Google Agrees to Assist CIA Against Dr Les SachsApril 6th, 2015
Archival copy of article regarding Google’s censorship of information related to U.S. dissident Dr Les Sachs.
Medication for Type II Diabetes Makes People FatApril 6th, 2015
The drug affects hunger in the brain which explains why people taking this drug gain weight.
Sunburn Indicator: Good News for SunbathersApril 6th, 2015
The simple and inexpensive sunburn indicator notifies people that they are receiving too much of sunlight which will remind them to take shelter.
Internet Sale of Human Breast Milk Poses Risks to Infant HealthApril 6th, 2015
Health institutions must provide advice to new mothers about milk purchased online and strict regulation to protect infant health.
Boredom Makes Us More CreativeApril 6th, 2015
People who experienced boredom were more creative afterwards than those who were not.
Children’s Eyesight Gets Worse as They Go Through SchoolApril 6th, 2015
The dramatic rise of myopia need to be revisited and the relationship between myopia and daylight in schools should be investigated properly and reconsidered.
Migraine Sufferers Are at a Higher Risk of StrokeApril 6th, 2015
Numerous studies have demonstrated that people who have migraines at risk of stroke and researchers are trying to understand the multifaceted relationship of the two.
Malaria Parasite Gives Off Odors That Attract MosquitoesApril 6th, 2015
Understanding why mosquitoes likely to bite human or animals infected with malaria parasite gives implications for malaria control.
Tampon Could Help Predict Endometrial CancerApril 5th, 2015
The planned product could help in the early detection of endometrial cancer, readily available in homes and affordable in resource-poor settings.
Diabetes, Previous Joint Pain Can Predict Arthritis Pain AccuratelyApril 5th, 2015
The study shows that overall physical health together with other conditions can distinguish patients with and without pain.
Smoking Boosts Super-BugsApril 3rd, 2015
Cigarette smoke strengthens MRSA bacteria.
Cigarette Smoke Makes Superbugs More AggressiveApril 3rd, 2015
In lab and mouse experiments, cigarette smoke helps drug-resistant bacteria fight off the immune system.
Annual FortFest to be Held May 9-10, 2015April 3rd, 2015
The annual FortFest will explore anomalous phenomenon this year in Maryland.
William Blum’s Anti-Empire Report for AprilApril 3rd, 2015
The brilliant and insightful William Blum covers more lunacy from Washington in this month’s Anti-Empire Report.
Child Pedestrian Injuries Happen During Spring Months While UnsupervisedApril 3rd, 2015
Knowledge about the child pedestrian injuries can help trauma team to prioritize patient evaluations especially those cases involving multiple injuries.
Barefoot Running May Increase Injury Risk in Older RunnersApril 3rd, 2015
Older runners should be cautious when transitioning to barefoot running which may put them at increased risk of injury.
Pain Diaries May Slow Patient RecoveryApril 2nd, 2015
Asking patients to record their pains through journaling may cause them to amplify them which create perception of illness hindering their recovery.
Parents’ Smoking Has Impact on Children’s Cardiovascular Health in AdulthoodApril 2nd, 2015
Parents are advised to reduce their children’s exposure to smoke like not smoking inside the home or children are around reduce the long-term risk for their children.
Doctors May Prescribe Exercise for People with HIVApril 2nd, 2015
People with HIV are at risk of getting heart disease and exercise would help in lowering cholesterol and ward off depression.
Zinc Deficiency Linked to Immune System ResponseApril 2nd, 2015
When the body is zinc-deficient, the cells that control the inflammation activate but behave differently and causes the cells to promote more inflammation.
Migraine and Carpal Tunnel SyndromeApril 2nd, 2015
People with migraine are more likely to have carpal tunnel syndrome, and vice versa which cause a debate over nerve decompression surgery for migraine.
Mother’s Future Heart Health Affected by Number of BirthApril 2nd, 2015
Physiologic changes during pregnancy may have an impact of the mother’s future heart health and pregnancy history must be taken account during cardiovascular disease screening.
Interventions to Entice Children Toward Healthier Food ChoicesApril 2nd, 2015
Default options, information framing and incentives are among of the strategies that would help children to change their food choices at school or even at home.
Crushing Tablets, Opening Capsules Reduce EffectivenessApril 2nd, 2015
• Modifying tablets and capsules reduced the effectiveness of the medication and increased risk of adverse effects and pharmacists should be involved in advising patients at risk of swallowing difficulties.
MRI with Conventional Prostate Surveillance: Effective Prostate Screening SystemApril 2nd, 2015
MRi gives more accurate results and able to locate the suspect area which avoid giving stress to patients.
New Finding to Treat Bowel CancerApril 2nd, 2015
The new findings lead to treatments to boost the immune response which could help patients who are suffering from bowel cancer.
Study Sheds New Light on the Brain Mechanisms of AnorexicsApril 2nd, 2015
People with anorexia nervosa do not consider hunger to motivate them to eat which make them more effective in resisting temptations.
Legalizing MarijuanaApril 2nd, 2015
Legalizing marijuana raise a lot of issues that need to be talked about and in addition to that, regulations will continue to evolve as scientists, lawmakers and others learn more about the product.
A New Way to Cook Rice Reduces CaloriesApril 2nd, 2015
Transforming the digestible starch into rice resistant starch thus fewer calories ultimately get absorbed into the body.
Air Pollutants: Major Contributor to the Increasing Prevalence of AllergiesApril 2nd, 2015
The rising levels of pollutants create chemical modifications of allergenic proteins which explains the unparalleled rise of allergies globally.
Classic Criteria to Diagnose Sepsis Need to be ReviewedApril 2nd, 2015
Guidelines used to diagnose sepsis must be reviewed so as not to miss the opportunity to identify critically ill patients with sepsis.
Anti-Drinking Campaign Not Effective to Young Binge DrinkersApril 1st, 2015
More targeted and practical interventions may be more effective than mass media campaigns which fuel more binge-drinking behavior to defy rules.
Aging Population Will Require More NeurosurgeonsApril 1st, 2015
The study suggests more healthcare resources for aging individuals to prevent and manage subdural hemorrhage (SDH).
Healthcare Systems Missing Out Life-saving Treatments Learnt From WarApril 1st, 2015
There is a call for research how military medicine innovations can be integrated to civilian populations especially in poorer countries.
Reduced Multiple Births During ART Beneficial for Decreased Risk of AutismApril 1st, 2015
Higher autism risk may be due to large numbers of multiple births and complications of pregnancy and delivery among children conceived with ART.
Greening Vacant Lots Reduce Stress, Lowers Heart RatesApril 1st, 2015
Transforming vacant lots to a clean, green space makes residents feel safer and experiences less stress from their environment.
New Molecular Pathway Identified Critical to AgingApril 1st, 2015
Slowing down the mitochondria would help an individual deal with stress better and make old blood new again thus reverse the signs of aging.
Urine Test Helps Early Kidney Cancer DetectionApril 1st, 2015
The screening test through measuring presence of protein in the urine helps to identify cancer early which gives ample time to treat patients in more treatable stages.
New Diet Lowers the Risk of Alzheimer’s DiseaseApril 1st, 2015
The longer the person eats the MIND(Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay) diet, the less risk the person will have of developing AD.
High-vitamin Intake of Pregnant Rats Affect Brain Development in their OffspringApril 1st, 2015
The consumption of the vitamins impact the offspring food preference and behavior and the application of the study to human mothers and offspring remain to be determined.
Los Angeles Fast-Food Restrictions Failed to Reduce ObesityApril 1st, 2015
The ordinance has done a little in improving the diets of the people in the targeted neighborhoods.
New Scoring System to Determine Elderly People at Risk of DementiaApril 1st, 2015
Early detection of individuals who are at high risk of developing memory and thinking problems gives a wider opportunity to initiate preventative measures.
Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to Depression in Young WomenApril 1st, 2015
Women’s vitamin D levels depended on the time of year and researchers are looking for links between vitamin D deficiency and seasonal disorder.
Adapting Diet Based on UK Health Guidelines Reduce Risk of Heart DiseaseApril 1st, 2015
Following a recommended balanced diet protecting health significantly reducing the risk of heart disease.
Excessive Bloodletting Increase Risk of Anemia, TransfusionApril 1st, 2015
Patients should be empowered to ask their doctors if such tests are necessary.
Reduced Working Memory Capacity Linked to DepressionApril 1st, 2015
Persistent thinking about negative thoughts can impair real-world functioning for those with depressed mood.