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Dental Issues
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - A trip to the dentist or orthodontist usually instills a sense of dread in most patients, and that's before the exam even begins.
Feb 14, 2018 - 9:06:57 AM

Health Tips

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Removing snow piled high in parking lots and along roadsides could soon be a far less tedious task.

Feb 14, 2018 - 9:00:47 AM

Disease

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - For people with celiac disease and gluten-sensitivities, the number of food options in the stores is growing.

Feb 14, 2018 - 8:54:08 AM

Safety

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - BEER-SHEVA, Israel…February 14 – Medical cannabis therapy can significantly reduce chronic pain in patients age 65 and older without adverse effects

Feb 14, 2018 - 8:47:00 AM

Teen Health

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Last winter, Kaci Arjes was told she'd never play basketball again. Born with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a genetic condition that thickens the heart muscle

Feb 14, 2018 - 8:39:41 AM

Transplant Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - When Shirley Brill sits down at the organ at St. Stephen African Methodist Episcopal Church in Jacksonville, Florida, the music she makes is a testament to her faith.

Feb 14, 2018 - 8:32:00 AM

Patient Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ROCHESTER, Minn. – Kidney stones are a painful health condition, often requiring multiple procedures at great discomfort to the patient.

Feb 13, 2018 - 3:26:08 PM

Sports

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - If you're ready to hit the slopes this winter, there are several things you can do to stay safe while downhill skiing.

Feb 13, 2018 - 3:17:59 PM

Men's Health

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (Feb. 13, 2018) — There is no shortage of men’s razors and other shaving tools on the market, but do any of them offer the perfect shave?

Feb 13, 2018 - 2:48:15 PM

Sexual Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Closing a critical gap in knowledge, Harvard Medical School scientists have unraveled the immune cascade that fuels tissue damage and disease development in chlamydia infection—the most common sexually transmitted disease in the United States.

Feb 13, 2018 - 2:39:33 PM

Aging Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Feb. 13, 2018 – Want to live a long and healthy life? Of course.

Feb 13, 2018 - 2:30:11 PM

Heart Health

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - CLEVELAND - When it comes to heart health emergencies, many Americans don’t have the knowledge to aid others, and often don’t know the proper way to help themselves

Feb 13, 2018 - 2:20:17 PM

Diabetes Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Healthcare workers, security guards and other employees who periodically work the night shift are significantly more likely to have Type 2 diabetes than workers who work only days

Feb 13, 2018 - 2:14:10 PM

Seniors

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Feeling a little unsteady and don’t know why?

Feb 13, 2018 - 2:08:38 PM

Cancer Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - In one of the first successes of its kind, researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and six other institutions have inhibited the spreading of cancer cells from one part of the body to another.

Feb 13, 2018 - 1:50:00 PM

Cancer Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - CHICAGO - Patients with Huntington’s disease, a fatal genetic illness that causes the breakdown of nerve cells in the brain, have up to 80 percent less cancer than the general population.

Feb 13, 2018 - 1:45:10 PM

Cancer Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Future cancer drugs that are activated by light and don’t cause the toxic side-effects of current chemotherapy treatments are closer to becoming a reality

Feb 13, 2018 - 1:36:59 PM

Health Tips

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ANN ARBOR, Mich. – One of the greatest health threats to children with sickle cell anemia is getting a dangerous bacterial infection — but most are not receiving a key medication to reduce the risk, a new study suggests.

Feb 13, 2018 - 1:09:40 PM

Stem Cell Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Little hints of immortality are lurking in the stem cells of fruit flies.

Feb 13, 2018 - 1:04:05 PM

Heart Health

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - PHILADELPHIA) -- Researchers may have found a way to reduce ongoing heart damage that occurs long after a severe heart attack by improving the longevity of stem cells injected into the heart.

Feb 13, 2018 - 12:55:11 PM

Research

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - A common cold virus engineered to attack the most common and deadly of brain tumors allowed 20 percent of patients with recurrent glioblastoma to live for three years or longer

Feb 13, 2018 - 12:48:16 PM

News : National

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - A team of Johns Hopkins Medicine professionals say that bringing specially trained dogs into ICUs can safely and substantially ease patients’ physical and emotional suffering.

Feb 13, 2018 - 12:39:34 PM

Obesity Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Obese patients with metastatic melanoma who are treated with targeted or immune therapies live significantly longer than those with a normal body mass index (BMI)

Feb 13, 2018 - 12:30:30 PM

Affordable Care Act

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - CHICAGO: Since passage of the Affordable Care Act in 2010, 32 states and the District of Columbia have expanded Medicaid coverage, with the federal government picking up the tab for the increased costs.

Feb 13, 2018 - 12:03:24 PM

Addiction Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - A newly identified protein can be manipulated to make opioid painkillers effective at lower doses while also muting the reward mechanism that leads to addiction, Mount Sinai researchers have found.

Feb 13, 2018 - 11:52:36 AM

Research

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - New research findings could turn perceptions of the already despised bed bug from nuisance pest into medically important threat.

Feb 13, 2018 - 11:44:13 AM

opiods

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Opioid users have a significantly increased risk of infections severe enough to require treatment at the hospital, such as pneumonia and meningitis, as compared to people who don’t use opioids.

Feb 13, 2018 - 11:34:44 AM

Children's Health

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Comparison of two of the most commonly prescribed drugs for infants with nonsyndromic epilepsy revealed that levetiracetam was more effective than phenobarbital

Feb 13, 2018 - 11:27:20 AM

Disease

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - CINCINNATI – When the body attacks its own healthy tissues in an autoimmune disease, peripheral nerve damage handicaps people and causes persistent neuropathic pain when insulation on healing nerves doesn’t fully regenerate.

Feb 13, 2018 - 11:04:27 AM

Alcoholism Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - There are medications available to help people who drink excessive amounts of alcohol reduce or stop their drinking.

Feb 13, 2018 - 10:58:17 AM

Cancer Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WASHINGTON — Family history of breast cancer continues to significantly increase chances of developing invasive breast tumors in aging women — those ages 65­ and older

Feb 13, 2018 - 10:51:19 AM

Research

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - CINCINNATI – Genomic profiling of mostly untreatable and deadly nerve sheath tumors led scientists to test a possible therapeutic strategy

Feb 13, 2018 - 10:41:42 AM

Children's Health

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - It is estimated that about 85% of children under the age of 18 are in excellent or very good health. What happens to the rest?

Feb 13, 2018 - 10:33:57 AM

News : National

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Philip Gordon MD, a past president of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons and author of one of the field’s major textbooks, describes his personal experiences on the “receiving” end of chemotherapy.

Feb 13, 2018 - 10:24:47 AM

Patient Issues

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ROCHESTER, Minn. – Kidney stones are a painful health condition, often requiring multiple procedures at great discomfort to the patient.

Feb 13, 2018 - 10:17:18 AM

News : National

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - The weather is extremely unpredictable. When it rains, it rains heavily. When it is summer, the sun is extremely hot. Temperature extremes caused a rise in the energy consumption, which leads to the increase of electric bill.

Feb 13, 2018 - 8:47:05 AM

Health Tips

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - BEVERLY HILLS, California – (February 12, 2018) – For the millions of people who experience thinning or balding of their hair, it can be devastating. What can be even more devastating is not getting accurate information when it comes to what they can do about it.

Feb 12, 2018 - 2:10:15 PM

Disease
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ROCHESTER, Minn. — Encephalitis caused by the immune system attacking the brain is similar in frequency to encephalitis from infections, Mayo Clinic researchers report in Annals of Neurology.
Feb 12, 2018 - 1:57:23 PM

Heart Health
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - When Ryals Sexton was diagnosed with a potentially life-threatening heart defect, his parents turned to a new research consortium that offers groundbreaking treatment for hypoplastic left heart syndrome.



Feb 12, 2018 - 1:48:55 PM

Heart Health

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Exercising at your target heart rate can boost the cardiovascular benefit of your workouts.

Feb 12, 2018 - 1:41:26 PM


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