(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Rush University Medical Center is the first Chicago hospital and one of only two hospitals in Illinois to join a national movement to allow all patients direct, online access to their doctors' notes in their medical records.
Oct 25, 2016 - 9:44:30 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - NEW YORK, Oct. 25, 2016 -- With the goal of advancing a powerful cancer treatment strategy that uses immune cells to fight the disease, benefactors Ellen and Gary Davis have generously made a $2 million gift to Weill Cornell Medicine....
Oct 25, 2016 - 9:28:41 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) -Dogs are one of the most common household pets in the world, so it’s curious that we know relatively little about their cognitive abilities when we know so much about the abilities of other animals
Oct 24, 2016 - 3:59:29 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - If you are paying attention to the news, you will have read about the Cancer Moonshot, announced by President Obama this year and aimed at accelerating the search for therapies, cures, and strategies for early detection and prevention.
Oct 24, 2016 - 3:02:06 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Hamilton, ON Oct. 24, 2016 — It’s been long thought that when blood transfusions are needed, it may be best to use the freshest blood, but McMaster University researchers have led a large international study proving that it is not so.
Oct 24, 2016 - 11:41:36 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Researchers in France have identified a molecular motor that controls the release of inflammatory factors that cause severe and fatal allergic reactions.
Oct 24, 2016 - 11:35:12 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 24, 2016 -- For the first time, fetal medicine experts have performed prenatal heart surgery to remove a life-threatening tumor, called intrapericardial teratoma.
Oct 24, 2016 - 11:29:24 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - MIAMI, Oct. 24, 2016 -- The Alpha-1 Foundation has marked November as Alpha-1 Awareness Month, with several activities designed to increase knowledge of Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency (Alpha-1)
Oct 24, 2016 - 8:49:31 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Oxygen in the air is well known to cause damaging rust on cars through a process known as oxidation.
Oct 24, 2016 - 7:42:24 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Eating out is an American pastime. A USDA survey showed that more than one-third of our daily calories come from food eaten away from home.
Oct 23, 2016 - 10:01:54 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - For a moment, let’s look beyond the bitter presidential election campaign. Consider, instead, something a bit more basic...more eternal, if you will.
Oct 23, 2016 - 9:51:13 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Brunch, that delicious combination of breakfast and lunch, has long been a favorite weekend pastime.
Oct 22, 2016 - 10:19:53 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Face it, oil makes a marvelous makeup remover. Now, it’s available in a new cleanser, Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery Botanical Cleansing Oil, that’s good for all skin types.
Oct 21, 2016 - 1:45:06 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - CHICAGO (Oct. 21, 2016) – Today, more than 8 million Americans have diabetic retinopathy, with that number expected to jump in the coming years
Oct 21, 2016 - 1:20:55 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Psychology researchers at West Virginia University have discovered evidence of a genetic basis for fearing dental treatment.
Oct 21, 2016 - 11:32:01 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - A new report on Swedish men with non-aggressive prostate cancer suggests that a lot more American men could safely choose to monitor their disease instead of seeking immediate radiation treatment or surgery.
Oct 21, 2016 - 10:09:19 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Washington, DC, October 21, 2016 (PAHO/WHO)—The Region of the Americas is celebrating 25 years with no cases of wild poliovirus. The last case was detected on August 23, 1991, in Peru.
Oct 21, 2016 - 9:43:29 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2016 -- A team of expert surgical and medical providers at the Children's Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM) have separated thirteen-month-old craniopagus twin boys Jadon and Anias McDonald.
Oct 21, 2016 - 9:19:01 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - LOS ANGELES (Oct. 21, 2016) – Cedars-Sinai regenerative medicine investigators have received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to test a combination stem cell-gene therapy ....
Oct 21, 2016 - 8:46:28 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - CHICAGO – October 21, 2016 – People with diabetes are at increased risk of developing serious eye diseases, yet most do not have sight-saving, annual eye exams
Oct 21, 2016 - 8:41:04 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - During their lifetime, as many as eight out of 10 people experience back pain that lasts more than three days. However, for a vast majority of these people, the pain goes away with simple treatment.
Oct 20, 2016 - 4:59:36 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - MODESTO, Calif., Oct. 20, 2016 -- Following up on the recent announcement from FDA about new guidance on the term healthy, and how almonds–full of naturally good fats....
Oct 20, 2016 - 4:08:13 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - For hundreds of years, the Christmas tree has been a popular symbol of the holidays. Most people celebrated with a real tree until the early 2000s, when artificial trees began to gain in popularity
Oct 20, 2016 - 2:22:37 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Here’s food for thought: The next time you or someone you care about exhibits the annoying symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome—gas, bloating, cramping, constipation or diarrhea—finding relief may be simpler than you think.
Oct 20, 2016 - 2:15:09 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - SACRAMENTO, Calif. —Painful sex in women after cancer treatment is relatively common, often treatable and needs to be addressed by medical providers, a UC Davis oncologist and researcher suggests.
Oct 20, 2016 - 10:45:08 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Oxford, October 20, 2016 – Dozens of dangerous gases are produced by the batteries found in billions of consumer devices, like smartphones and tablets
Oct 20, 2016 - 10:00:32 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - CDC today recommended that 11- to 12-year-olds receive two doses of HPV vaccine at least six months apart...
Oct 19, 2016 - 5:36:35 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Most homes that require heat rely on furnaces or heat pumps to circulate warm air throughout the house.
Oct 19, 2016 - 3:06:03 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - As temperatures drop, the importance of helping to protect your skin doesn’t. UV rays reach Earth’s surface year-round
Oct 19, 2016 - 2:58:44 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - BUFFALO, N.Y. – Numerous studies have found that heavy alcohol use — by the victim and/or perpetrator — is a factor in more than half of sexual assaults on college campuses.
Oct 19, 2016 - 2:51:38 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Great Neck, NY, October 2016 - Addiction is a disease - a devastating disease that lays waste to families and entire communities.
Oct 19, 2016 - 2:00:36 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Most women experience hot flashes and night sweats either before or during menopause, but a significant minority don’t have these symptoms.
Oct 19, 2016 - 1:54:58 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - For decades, research has suggested a link between oral health and inflammatory diseases affecting the entire body — in particular, heart attacks and strokes.
Oct 19, 2016 - 1:47:47 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - A diagnosis of pancreatic cancer is often a death sentence because chemotherapy and radiation have little impact on the disease.
Oct 19, 2016 - 1:39:35 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - BREA, Calif., Oct. 19, 2016 -- The Halloween holiday brings an atmosphere filled with excitement and creativity for families across the country.
Oct 19, 2016 - 1:29:14 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - CHICAGO, Oct. 19, 2016 -- In the United States, more than 38 million people go hiking annually, and with touted health benefits and scenic views
Oct 19, 2016 - 1:15:28 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Oct. 17, 2016 – Rural Appalachia has gone from having the lowest cancer death rate in the country to the highest...
Oct 19, 2016 - 12:20:02 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - PITTSBURGH, Oct. 19, 2016 – The University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences has been awarded a U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) contract....
Oct 19, 2016 - 12:12:43 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - While going through cancer treatment, the important question of ‘what to eat’ is often asked. Those affected by cancer know that patients lose their strength and appetite while fighting the disease.
Oct 19, 2016 - 12:06:08 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Alexandria, VA—For the third year in a row, Mental Health America (MHA) released its annual State of Mental Health Report, which ranks all 50 states
Oct 18, 2016 - 3:15:40 PM