(HealthNewsDigest.com) - The holidays are a time for excitement and parties, but if you're in a relationship, deciding what to get your partner or how much to spend may cause anxiety.
Dec 22, 2014 - 12:03:00 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Once reputed to be effective for killing werewolves, modern day silver bullets are seemingly magical solutions to complex problems.
Dec 22, 2014 - 12:01:00 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - American Humane Association's renowned Red Star® Animal Emergency Services team rushed to Helmetta, New Jersey at the request of the New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (NJSPCA) to help animals in terrible need. The deployment was made possible by Red Star presenting sponsor MARS Petcare US, makers of PEDIGREE® Food for Dogs.
Dec 20, 2014 - 12:18:49 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - New Haven, Conn.-The bonds that tie a neighborhood together can help shield community members from gun violence
Dec 19, 2014 - 5:17:04 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - On the eastern edge of St. Joseph, Missouri, lies the small city's only hospital, a landmark of brick and glass.
Dec 19, 2014 - 5:07:16 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - DALLAS, December 19, 2014 - With the holidays here, shorter days of sunlight and cold weather conditions across the country, it's important to exercise or maintain physical activity with safety and good results in mind.
Dec 19, 2014 - 4:30:54 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - About 15 percent of women in the United States suffer from anxiety disorders and depression during their pregnancies, and many are prescribed antidepressants.
Dec 19, 2014 - 3:03:03 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center now offers a multi-disciplinary clinic to help prevent falls that can cause moderate to severe injuries, such as hip fractures and head traumas, and can increase the risk of early death.
Dec 19, 2014 - 12:15:27 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Most parents are not surprised by the irregularity of a newborn infant's sleep patterns...
Dec 18, 2014 - 7:19:03 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Cigarettes have been convicted of many crimes over the years. But the jury's still out on whether their younger, more fashionable cousins - electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes - will meet the same fate.
Dec 18, 2014 - 6:15:27 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - SILVER SPRING, MD - As the American Nurses Association (ANA) embarks on a yearlong campaign to highlight the importance of nursing ethics and their impact on patients...
Dec 18, 2014 - 5:50:25 PM
(HealthNewsDigesst.com) - Rhinoplasty is one of the most popular forms of cosmetic surgery available throughout the world today.
Dec 18, 2014 - 5:33:56 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - DALLAS - Dec. 18, 2014 - Retroviruses are best known for causing contagious scourges such as AIDS, or more sporadically, cancer.
Dec 18, 2014 - 3:15:38 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WHITE PLAINS, NY, Dec. 18, 2014 -- The March of Dimes is encouraging women who are pregnant, or planning to become pregnant, to make a New Year's resolution to be as healthy as they can, including taking a daily multivitamin containing folic acidevery day to prevent serious birth defects of the brain and spine.
Dec 18, 2014 - 2:34:34 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the American Vaping Association, a leading advocate for the benefits of vapor products such as electronic cigarettes, reacted to the release of two new studies on the utility of vapor products for getting smokers off traditional cigarettes.
Dec 18, 2014 - 2:22:27 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - DALLAS - Dec. 18, 2014 - UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have discovered that brain tumors are capable of burning acetate for fuel, providing a new potential target for halting tumor growth.
Dec 18, 2014 - 2:15:48 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - New York, NY (December 18, 2014) - The new year is around the corner, and with it comes the opportunity to start fresh and ditch unhealthy habits.
Dec 18, 2014 - 2:07:22 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WASHINGTON, DC - The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) reminds the 250 million people who visit the pharmacy each week to utilize your relationship with your neighborhood pharmacist to meet your health care and information needs during the cold and flu season.
Dec 18, 2014 - 11:43:00 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - MANHATTAN - A Kansas State University research team has received a patent for its use of a peptide that has been shown to prevent or reduce damage to intestinal tissue.
Dec 18, 2014 - 9:42:10 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Eating bilberries diminishes the adverse effects of a high-fat diet, according to a recent study at the University of Eastern Finland.
Dec 18, 2014 - 7:14:52 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - This week we have struggles and heartbreaks, but through it, all the underlying message continues; when you nurture your own interests, goals and dreams you build your confidence and self-worth, making you a whole person.
Dec 17, 2014 - 4:02:15 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Johns Hopkins researchers have developed a sugar-based molecular microcapsule that eliminates the toxicity of an anticancer agent
Dec 17, 2014 - 3:53:19 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - In a world ruled by cutting edge technology, is having the real thing still an advantage?
Dec 17, 2014 - 3:46:26 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Blepharoplasty, or eyelid surgery as it is more commonly known, is a form of cosmetic procedure that can be used to correct sagging or drooping eyelids to provide a more youthful, and rejuvenated appearance.
Dec 17, 2014 - 2:36:23 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - New Haven, Conn.- Smokers trying to quit often light up a cigarette to deal with stress. Now an interdisciplinary team of Yale researchers has shown that guanfacine, a medication approved for treating hypertension that reduces stress and enhances cognition, shows promise as a smoking cessation aid.
Dec 17, 2014 - 12:31:09 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Almost no medical procedure, medication, or therapy is entirely risk-free and so the practice of medicine relies on establishing informed consent, choosing a course of treatment where the potential benefits outweigh potential risks, and providing the best care possible for all patients.
Dec 17, 2014 - 11:17:44 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - MOUNT ROYAL, NJ (December 17, 2014) - Studies have shown that periods of high stress and poor sleep can combine to increase the risk of having a migraine attack.
Dec 17, 2014 - 11:10:00 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - CHICAGO (Dec. 17, 2014) - According to the 2014 Prevent Blindness "Future of Vision: Forecasting the Prevalence and Costs of Vision Problems" report, more than 2.8 million Americans currently have glaucoma.
Dec 17, 2014 - 11:03:26 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Promising treatments known as biologics are on the market and under development for many serious illnesses such as cancer, but some of them come with high risks, even lethal ones.
Dec 17, 2014 - 10:51:31 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Many consumers seek out shampoos, soaps and cosmetics that are labeled "hypoallergenic" or "dermatologist tested," words that imply the products are safe to use.
Dec 17, 2014 - 10:45:26 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Although gluten-free foods are trendy among the health-conscious, they are necessary for those with celiac disease.
Dec 17, 2014 - 10:39:42 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - The U.S. continues to look at the use and regulation of phthalates, which have been associated with health problems
Dec 17, 2014 - 10:33:50 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Mistletoe hanging in doorways announces that the holidays are just around the corner. For some people, however, the symbolic plant might one day represent more than a kiss at Christmas time:
Dec 17, 2014 - 10:26:08 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - New Haven, Conn.— A Yale University lab has crafted the first synthetic molecules that have both the targeting and response functions of antibodies.
Dec 17, 2014 - 10:01:06 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - People who occupy the extreme ends of the political spectrum, whether liberal or conservative, may be less influenced by outside information on a simple estimation task than political moderates
Dec 17, 2014 - 9:56:48 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - DALLAS - Dec. 17, 2014 - It's a sound that saves. A "real-time" radiation monitor that alerts by beeping in response to radiation exposure during cardiac-catheterization procedures significantly reduces the amount of exposure that medical workers receive
Dec 17, 2014 - 9:46:55 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - - Taking a startlingly counterintuitive view of the state of global animal protection at a time when most people would assume the cause has made tremendous strides, a new paper to be published next April...
Dec 16, 2014 - 8:32:57 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Researchers from Johns Hopkins have found that dense mats of interacting bacteria, called biofilms, were present in the majority of cancers and polyps, particularly those on the right side of the colon.
Dec 16, 2014 - 8:27:00 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - New research from The Johns Hopkins University suggests that the amount of mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) found in peoples' blood directly relates to how frail they are medically.
Dec 16, 2014 - 8:20:32 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - In a study that included overweight and obese participants, those with diets with low glycemic index of dietary carbohydrate did not have improvements in insulin sensitivity, lipid levels, or systolic blood pressure, according to a study in the December 17 issue of JAMA.
Dec 16, 2014 - 8:13:19 PM