(HealthNewsDigest.com) - January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month. The theme for 2015 is: Making Healthy Choices to Prevent Birth Defects. Did you know eating cereal for breakfast is a simple healthy choice you can make to have a healthy baby?
Jan 25, 2015 - 11:36:32 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - I read an article that was written by someone named "King." The idea of the article was that so many women allow themselves to be treated as a "side chick" or appetizer for a man instead of a valued partner.
Jan 25, 2015 - 11:24:53 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - According to Dr. Gilbert Ross, Medical and Executive Director, American Council on Science and Health...Smoking is America's most important, and preventable, public health problem:
Jan 25, 2015 - 11:00:34 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Traditionally, conservation biologists have relied on field observation and sample and statistical analysis to help them understand the dynamics behind species loss, but today genetics is taking on an increasingly important role in helping quantify the biodiversity around us and even save some threatened species.
Jan 25, 2015 - 10:18:19 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Between mercury poisoning, overfishing and the environmental impacts of fish farms or "aquaculture," some might expect to see a "Proceed with Caution" sign above seafood counters soon.
Jan 25, 2015 - 10:10:34 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - If you've long felt you have a slim chance of getting fit, the inspiring story and useful tips from one father and daughter pair may help in a big way.
Jan 25, 2015 - 12:12:39 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Revision Rhinoplasty is a procedure that often takes place when a previous attempt ofrhinoplasty has not been up to par with the expectations of the patient.
Jan 23, 2015 - 3:41:45 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Although teen pregnancy rates have declined considerably over the past few decades in the United States and in most of the other 20 countries with complete statistics, the teen pregnancy rate is still highest in the United States
Jan 23, 2015 - 12:20:56 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Here's what is certain: There are no firming or tightening products whose results can duplicate what you derive from in office procedures such as dermal fillers, botox, lasers, or cosmetic surgery.
Jan 23, 2015 - 12:08:22 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Erectile dysfunction is a very common problem, affecting most men at some point in their lives. Luckily, there are many treatment options available if you are struggling to gain or keep an erection during sex.
Jan 23, 2015 - 8:32:13 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - A new computerized diagnostic tool designed to assist in the early detection of cancerous and pre-cancerous cervical lesions called DySISTM Advanced Cervical Imaging System is making its U.S. debut after undergoing extensive testing and review in Europe.
Jan 22, 2015 - 3:49:47 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - BUFFALO, N.Y. - The first large prospective cohort study to examine the relationship between menopausal symptoms and bone health in postmenopausal women has found that those who experience moderate to severe hot flashes and night sweats during menopause tend to have lower bone mineral density and higher rates of hip fracture than peers with no menopausal symptoms.
Jan 22, 2015 - 1:22:02 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Inflammation has long been studied in Alzheimer's, but in a counterintuitive finding reported in a new paper, University of Florida researchers have uncovered the mechanism by which anti-inflammatory processes may trigger the disease.
Jan 22, 2015 - 1:15:08 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - BUFFALO, N.Y. - High brain iron levels have been associated with neurological diseases, including multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease.
Jan 22, 2015 - 1:07:16 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - CHICAGO (Jan. 22, 2015)- Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) affects more than 2 million Americans ages 50 and older.
Jan 22, 2015 - 12:49:22 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - DALLAS - January 21, 2015 - Prolonged use of a left ventricular assist device (LVAD) by patients with heart failure may induce regeneration of heart muscle by preventing oxidative damage to a cell-regulator mechanism
Jan 21, 2015 - 5:06:00 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Scientists have identified a gene that helps regulate how well nerves of the central nervous system are insulated, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis report.
Jan 21, 2015 - 4:11:08 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - West Orange, NJ, January 2015 - With national statistics indicating nearly one-quarter of doctor visits for low back pain take place among patients over age 65, it's clear that seniors - who often cope with co-existing health issues - are heavily impacted by this highly common problem.
Jan 21, 2015 - 2:08:55 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - New research continues to demonstrate the effectiveness of exercise in combating depression, which can resurge during post holiday months when people are getting back to routines, UT Southwestern Medical Center psychiatrists say.
Jan 21, 2015 - 1:46:48 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - With Republicans now at the helm, Congress is gearing up to pursue a legislative agenda with potentially profound implications for science and how it informs policies on the environment, energy, health and agriculture.
Jan 21, 2015 - 1:40:26 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Exercise of moderate to vigorous intensity four to five times a week across a lifetime can reduce the stiffening of the arteries and the heart that occurs with aging, according to research by UT Southwestern Medical Center.
Jan 21, 2015 - 1:32:11 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Many health advocates advise people to eat an orange and drink water rather than opt for a serving of sugary juice. But in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, scientists report that the picture is not clear-cut.
Jan 21, 2015 - 1:26:13 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Winter colds and flu often lead people to reach for over-the-counter pain relief, so UT Southwestern Medical Center physicians say it's important to follow maximum dosage warnings, adding up both over-the-counter and prescription medications.
Jan 21, 2015 - 1:19:38 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- People may have to "turn on" their memories in order to remember even the simplest details of an experience, according to Penn State psychologists.
Jan 21, 2015 - 1:15:07 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Three common New Year resolutions - diet, exercise, and better posture -- can help avoid common back and neck pain, UT Southwestern Medical Center rehabilitation specialists say.
Jan 21, 2015 - 1:04:10 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Twitter can serve as a dashboard indicator of a community's psychological well-being and can predict county-level rates of heart disease, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of theAssociation for Psychological Science.
Jan 21, 2015 - 12:59:42 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - In their decades-long search for vaccines against drugs of abuse, scientists have hit upon a new approach to annul cocaine's addictive buzz.
Jan 21, 2015 - 12:54:43 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Existing cancer therapies are geared toward massacring tumor cells, but Johns Hopkins researchers propose a different strategy: subtly hardening cancer cells to prevent them from invading new areas of the body.
Jan 21, 2015 - 12:46:53 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Winter months often bring in cold, harsh changes for skin and hair, but a few good habits can alleviate dryness as well as the discomfort of itchy skin, UT Southwestern Medical Center dermatologists say.
Jan 21, 2015 - 12:39:33 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - A diagnosis of cataracts isn't something anyone wants to hear, but it's a fact that more and more people are experiencing, especially as they get older.
Jan 20, 2015 - 4:48:28 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Young lovers walking down the aisle may dream of long and healthy lives together, but close friends in the wedding party may have a better sense of whether those wishes will come true
Jan 20, 2015 - 4:40:23 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Before European colonization of North America, upwards of 50,000 grizzly bears-also known as brown bears-roamed free across what is now the continental United States.
Jan 20, 2015 - 4:33:19 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - AUGUSTA, Ga. - Resolutions, resolutions. From quitting smoking to losing weight, each new year brings the opportunity to wipe the slate clean and start fresh.
Jan 20, 2015 - 4:12:20 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WORCESTER, MA - A study of long-lived mutant C. elegans by scientists at the University of Massachusetts Medical School shows that the genetically altered worms spend a greater portion of their life in a frail state and exhibit less activity as they age then typical nematodes.
Jan 20, 2015 - 4:03:46 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - White Plains, New York - January 20, 2015 - Vitamin A supplements can save your sight and reduce your risk of infection if you are vitamin A deficient. However, deficiency is rare in the U.S.
Jan 20, 2015 - 11:57:21 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - EDGEWATER, MARYLAND - (January 20, 2015) - According to the American Academy of Dermatology, your skin is your body's largest and fastest growing organ, making it crucial to care for it.
Jan 20, 2015 - 11:49:24 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - MOUNT ROYAL, NJ (January 20, 2015) - In a new analysis of statistics from four reliable government databases, researchers report in the January issue of Headache that the prevalence of migraine and severe headache in the U.S. has remained consistently high over the last eight years
Jan 20, 2015 - 11:44:11 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Everyone would love to have less stress. The hustle and bustle of everyday life can be a real problem. Work creates stress, even taking time off work can be stressful.
Jan 20, 2015 - 11:29:41 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Eye make-up and cosmetics can enhance your appearance. Adding a little mascara, eye liner and eye shadow is easy and fun. However, this cosmetic enhancement may end up being harmful to eyes if applied carelessly.
Jan 20, 2015 - 11:12:08 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Boston, MA - All drugs have effects. Some we want, others we don't. The unwanted ones are known as side effects. The January 2015 Harvard Women's Health Watch describes ways to limit or manage side effects.
Jan 20, 2015 - 8:09:54 AM