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(HealthNewsDigest.com) - One of the two brain-training methods most scientists use in research is significantly better in improving memory and attention, Johns Hopkins University researchers found.

Oct 18, 2017 - 11:42:29 AM

Women's Health

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Northwestern Medicine has launched a first of its kind center dedicated to providing comprehensive care to women for two often unmet areas of women’s healthcare – sexual health and menopause.

Oct 18, 2017 - 11:36:09 AM

Safety

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Parents want to know the best way to keep their kids and teenagers safe on Halloween as the ghoulish, yet fun, night approaches.

Oct 18, 2017 - 11:28:17 AM

Drugs

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Classic psychedelics such as psilocybin (often called magic mushrooms), LSD and mescaline (found in peyote) are associated with a decreased likelihood of antisocial criminal behavior

Oct 18, 2017 - 11:21:00 AM

Addiction Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- For many of the 2 million Americans addicted to opioids, getting good treatment and getting off prescription painkillers or heroin may seem like a far-off dream.

Oct 18, 2017 - 11:16:16 AM

Research

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Two recent studies led by biologists at the University of California San Diego have set the research groundwork for new avenues to treat influenza and anthrax poisoning.

Oct 18, 2017 - 11:10:45 AM

HIV Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - JUPITER, FL  – In findings that open the door to a completely different approach to curing HIV infections....

Oct 18, 2017 - 10:56:37 AM

Heart Health

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - BIRMINGHAM, Ala. University of Alabama at Birminghambiomedical engineers report a significant advance in efforts to repair a damaged heart after a heart attack....

Oct 18, 2017 - 10:46:11 AM

Heart Health

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - A new study on two specially bred strains of mice has illuminated how abnormal addition of the chemical phosphate to a specific heart muscle protein may sabotage the way the protein behaves in a cell....

Oct 18, 2017 - 10:39:12 AM

Surgery

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Eighty percent of adults experience low back pain at some point in their lifetime, according to the National Institutes of Health.

Oct 18, 2017 - 10:30:18 AM

Environment

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - While it may be the fastest and most convenient way to go long distances, air travel remains the most environmentally-unfriendly mode in our mix of transportation options.

Oct 18, 2017 - 10:20:38 AM

Skin Care

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - New York, NY, October 18, 2017Is science catching up with the hype about anti-aging skin creams and the claims of restorative benefits?

Oct 18, 2017 - 9:40:05 AM

Plastic Surgery

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - DALLAS – Oct. 17, 2017 – When Carla Forbes was diagnosed with breast cancer last year, the retired elementary school principal didn’t think twice about opting for a bilateral mastectomy. “I lost my mom to the disease,” she said. “I just didn’t want to leave anything to chance.”

Oct 17, 2017 - 5:33:47 PM

Skin Care

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Red, itchy, painful skin caused by eczema doesn’t have to get you down.

Oct 17, 2017 - 5:27:06 PM

Pet Care

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - PALMETTO, Fla., Oct. 17, 2017 -- The tiny, furry balls of potential that are bred, born and trained at Southeastern Guide Dogs grow up to be four-legged superheroes that transform the lives of people who need them.

Oct 17, 2017 - 2:22:51 PM

Women's Health

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - The overall proportion of U.S. women who used a method of contraception did not change between 2008 and 2014, according to a new study by Guttmacher researchers Megan Kavanaugh and Jenna Jerman, just published in Contraception.

Oct 17, 2017 - 12:52:17 PM

Research

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - The motto E pluribus unum, “out of many, one,” fits our “melting pot” Nation well. Perhaps this same phrasing is in some ways befitting of hospitals, as nurses, front desk staff, physicians....

Oct 17, 2017 - 12:40:35 PM

Research

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - As night fell, astronomer Jean Jacques d’Ortous de Mairan watched a plant’s leaves, symmetrically arranged side-by-side on a stem, clamp shut.

Oct 17, 2017 - 12:29:33 PM

Cancer Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have found a dietary combination that transforms the most lethal of all breast cancers into a highly treatable breast cancer.

Oct 17, 2017 - 12:13:26 PM

Cancer Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Philadelphia, – Researchers investigating pediatric low-grade gliomas (PLGG), the most common type of brain tumor in children, have discovered key biological differences....

Oct 17, 2017 - 11:58:37 AM

Sleep Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - The amount of time spent sleeping in the United States has dropped significantly in the past twenty years with almost a quarter of women and 16 percent of men experiencing insufficient sleep.

Oct 17, 2017 - 11:53:49 AM

Men's Health

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - White men who exercise at high levels are 86 percent more likely than people who exercise at low levels to experience a buildup of plaque in the heart arteries by middle age, a new study suggests.

Oct 17, 2017 - 11:47:42 AM

Cancer Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Wilmington, Del, – In a potential major breakthrough in breast cancer research, scientists have developed a revolutionary new blood test to diagnose breast cancer.

Oct 17, 2017 - 11:33:32 AM

Aging Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - COLUMBUS, Ohio – Pregnant women who had low socioeconomic status during childhood and who have poor family social support appear to prematurely age on a cellular level, potentially raising the risk for complications, a new study has found.

Oct 17, 2017 - 11:27:44 AM

Nursing

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - More males and people of color are entering nursing, and more nurses are earning bachelor’s degrees compared with a decade ago, according to a new study by NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing researchers.

Oct 17, 2017 - 11:21:53 AM

Women's Health

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - During the last decades, rates of Caesarean section have multiplied; by now it is one of the most frequently performed surgical treatments worldwide.

Oct 17, 2017 - 11:14:47 AM

Cancer Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Hamilton, Ont.  – Killing cancer cells indirectly by powering up fat cells in the bone marrow could help acute myeloid leukemia patients, according to a new study from McMaster University.

Oct 17, 2017 - 11:07:54 AM

Health Tips

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Nearly half of all US medical care is delivered by emergency departments, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM).

Oct 17, 2017 - 11:01:17 AM

Concussion Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Charlottesville, VA (October 17, 2017). The majority of football players in the US (70%) are elementary and middle school students.

Oct 17, 2017 - 10:56:54 AM

Health Tips

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - More than half of Halloween injuries involve pumpkin carving, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Oct 17, 2017 - 10:46:34 AM

Women's Health

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - New York, NY, October 17, 2017 During pregnancy, the placenta is the life support system for the developing fetus. Formed from embryonic cells that burrow into the uterine wall....

Oct 17, 2017 - 9:56:33 AM

Cancer Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Approximately 11 million men and 3 million women in the U.S. are infected with oral human papillomavirus, or HPV, according to a new study led by University of Florida researchers. Men were also almost six times more likely to be infected with cancer-causing oral HPV strains.

Oct 16, 2017 - 5:25:17 PM

News : National

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - LAS VEGAS, Oct. 16, 2017 -- As recovery continues for victims of the Route 91 shooting, Las Vegas–based medical flight charity Miracle Flights has announced plans to provide free commercial air travel to those who may need access to specialized, distant medical care to treat their injuries.

Oct 16, 2017 - 2:44:45 PM

Exercise

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - FAIRFAX, Virginia – (October 16, 2017) – People are busier today than ever before, and for many people that tends to keep them from getting the exercise that they need.

Oct 16, 2017 - 11:31:03 AM

Cancer Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ROCHESTER, Minn. – A group of international cancer researchers led by investigators from Mayo Clinic and University of New South Wales Sydney has found that the level of a type of white blood cell, called tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes...

Oct 16, 2017 - 11:21:04 AM

Aging Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Investigators at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and University Hospitals Health System have identified a new molecular pathway that controls lifespan and healthspan in worms and mammals.

Oct 16, 2017 - 11:10:21 AM

Research

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - JUPITER, FL – October, 2017 – A new study from scientists on the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) offers important insights into possible links between sleep and hunger

Oct 16, 2017 - 11:04:34 AM

Health Tips

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - An estimated one in five adults in the UK witness someone collapse who needs immediate CPR, yet the majority of people do not act, according to new research funded by the British Heart Foundation (1).

Oct 16, 2017 - 10:58:18 AM

opiods

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- How many prescription pain pills should a patient receive after breast cancer surgery? Or a hernia repair? Or a gallbladder removal?

Oct 16, 2017 - 10:52:39 AM

Supplements

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Seizure disorders — including epilepsy — are associated with pathological hyperexcitability in brain neurons.

Oct 16, 2017 - 10:44:36 AM


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