(HealthNewsDigest.com) - BUFFALO, N.Y. - Like a dairy farmer tending to a herd of cows to produce milk, researchers are tending to colonies of the bacteria Escherichia coli (E. coli) to produce new forms of antibiotics - including three that show promise in fighting drug-resistant bacteria.
May 29, 2015 - 5:07:48 PM
May 29, 2015 - 4:05:17 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - UCLA scientists have developed a new drug therapy to treat multiple myeloma, the second most common blood cancer in the United States.
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Achieving a toned, fit body does not have to break the bank. Yoga and pilates classes in addition to gym memberships are not financially realistic for all people.
May 29, 2015 - 11:20:06 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - New Haven, Conn.-In adolescents with bipolar disorder, key areas of the brain that help regulate emotions develop differently, a new study by Yale School of Medicine researchers shows.
May 29, 2015 - 9:20:04 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Rhinoplasty is a cosmetic procedure that is undertaken in an effort to change the visual appearance of functionality of the nose.
May 28, 2015 - 6:34:02 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - You know the drill. You work out like you're training for a triathlon, you give up carbs, switch to skinny lattes and skip dessert, yet still there are a few jiggly bits on your tummy and waist that you want gone.
May 28, 2015 - 6:05:46 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - CHICAGO (May 28, 2015) - The recent Prevent Blindness "Future of Vision: Forecasting the Prevalence and Costs of Vision Problems" report states that nearly 25.7 million Americans ages 40 and older have cataract.
May 28, 2015 - 5:44:10 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - A recent University of Houston (UH) study suggests that long-term exposure to news may negatively influence racial bias towards social groups.
May 28, 2015 - 5:33:53 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Don't look now, but invasive species are invading classrooms. That's the word from experts who say such pests have been popping up across America for decades.
May 28, 2015 - 5:05:16 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Don't let invisible threats lurking in pools, water parks and lakes ruin your summer.
May 28, 2015 - 5:00:01 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Known as "trauma season" among public health and medical professionals, summer is a time when serious injuries and unintentional deaths increase dramatically among children.
May 28, 2015 - 4:54:00 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com)-Modern camping has evolved in every way-and for some, roasting weenies on a stick just doesn't cut it anymore.
May 28, 2015 - 4:46:50 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Spitting up and occasional constipation are unfortunate - yet normal - facts of life for most infants.
May 28, 2015 - 4:02:46 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - LOUISVILLE, Ky. - It's a new weapon in the arsenal of cancer fighting treatments: utilizing genetically modified viruses to invade cancer cells and destroy them from the inside.
May 28, 2015 - 3:55:37 PM
(HealthNewsDigest/com) - A portable, finger-probe device successfully measured liver function in brain dead adult organ donors, a finding that could change the way organs are assessed and save thousands of dollars per transplant, a UCLA study has found.
May 28, 2015 - 3:41:37 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - We've been cooped up all winter, and now that the weather is warming up it's time to be outside riding bikes, walking, running and playing with the kids.
May 28, 2015 - 2:39:18 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - May 28, 2015 - On July 26, 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed into law the Americans with Disabilities Act
May 28, 2015 - 12:51:56 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - New Haven, Conn.- For many cancer survivors, a better quality of life is as close as the nearest pair of sneakers.
May 28, 2015 - 12:26:28 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - White Plains, New York - May 28, 2015 - An estimated 60 million Americans experience insomnia each year, according to the National Institutes of Health, and they increasingly turn to the supplement melatonin for potential help.
May 28, 2015 - 12:22:18 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WASHINGTON - Holding cynical beliefs about others may have a negative effect on your income according to research published by the American Psychological Association.
May 28, 2015 - 12:16:54 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - NEW YORK--Pfizer announced initial results of its global survey of more than 3,600 adults with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in 13 countries.
May 28, 2015 - 12:10:28 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Boston, MA - Workouts that promise fitness with as little as four to seven minutes of high-intensity exercise a day are alluring. But can you really stay fit with such a small time commitment?
May 28, 2015 - 8:04:10 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Sometimes, a smile can be the very first thing you notice when you meet someone new.
May 27, 2015 - 1:25:56 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - It may have seemed like a good idea at the time...that double piercing on your left ear, the nose ring your parents warned you about, or the colorful dragon stretched out across your bicep.
May 27, 2015 - 11:54:04 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - HERSHEY, Pa. -- Some children with autism should undergo ongoing screenings for apraxia, a rare neurological speech disorder, because the two conditions often go hand-in-hand...
May 27, 2015 - 11:17:40 AM
(HealthNewsTallahassee, Fla. - Dental implant procedures are on the rise due to their aesthetic appeal and high success rate.
May 27, 2015 - 11:08:58 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Patients treated for an acute respiratory infection by a doctor on a telephone or live video are as likely to be prescribed an antibiotic as patients who are treated by a physician face-to-face for the same illness, according to a new RAND Corporation study.
May 27, 2015 - 11:02:56 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Worldwide, obesity is becoming more prevalent. According to The World Health Organization, worldwide obesity has nearly doubled since 1980....
May 27, 2015 - 10:05:12 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Teens in the U.S. have more availability of mental health care than they did two years ago, according to a new survey from the University of Michigan National Voices Project, but access is not equal in all communities.
May 27, 2015 - 9:45:59 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - A research team led by Weill Cornell Medical College investigators has developed a mouse model with a healthy immune system and used that specimen to study how human colon cancer cells are spread - or not - based on immune function.
May 26, 2015 - 3:53:35 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Hormone therapy (HT) is prescribed to alleviate some of the symptoms of menopause in women.
May 26, 2015 - 3:48:44 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ATLANTA - An Emory University study suggests that extremely high doses of vitamin D could decrease the length of hospital stays in critically ill patients with respiratory failure.
May 26, 2015 - 3:42:55 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Programs to help patients manage chronic diseases such as diabetes and asthma appear to have become a standard component of health plans, according to a new RAND Corporation study.
May 26, 2015 - 2:52:36 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Women living in states with low levels of access to abortion providers are more likely than women in states with greater provider access...
May 26, 2015 - 12:01:08 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WASHINGTON, DC-The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced a new nationwide initiative designed to build upon its existing partnerships to grow the number of individuals and organizations serving Veterans in their communities.
May 26, 2015 - 11:07:53 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - A group of University of Florida Health researchers has found a way to reverse the effects of one type of muscular dystrophy by editing the genome of nervous system stem cells.
May 26, 2015 - 10:12:27 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - In the sci-fi movie classic Fantastic Voyage - released nearly 50 years ago - a tiny submarine travels through a person's body to find and destroy a blood clot.
May 26, 2015 - 10:06:41 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Obesity may be tougher on male immune systems than females, a new study in mice at the University of Michigan Medical School suggests.
May 26, 2015 - 9:43:46 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., May 26, 2015 - By unlocking the secrets of a bizarre virus that survives in nearly boiling acid, scientists at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have found a blueprint for battling human disease using DNA clad in near-indestructible armor.
May 26, 2015 - 9:38:19 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, ILL (May 26, 2015) - If you or someone you love suffers from seasonal allergies, you might think there's no need to worry about summertime sneezing, runny noses or eye irritation. But you'd be wrong.
May 26, 2015 - 9:32:30 AM