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Children's Health

( - UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- The impact vitamin A has on newborns is virtually unknown, but Penn State nutrition researchers have published two papers that may provide a framework for future investigations of the vitamin and neonatal health.

Oct 30, 2014 - 9:48:45 PM

Children's Health

( - HERSHEY, Pa. -- Both agave nectar and a placebo were more effective than no treatment for young children's cough symptoms, according to researchers at Penn State College of Medicine.

Oct 30, 2014 - 5:12:36 PM

Plastic Surgery

( - Liposuction is one of the most common cosmetic surgery procedures performed, but it also has one of the highest revision rates.

Oct 30, 2014 - 2:56:20 PM

Consumer Issues

( - It could happen to you: You open your e-mail and see a message that seems to come from your bank asking you to reconfirm your online banking profile because of "some unusual activity on your account."

Oct 30, 2014 - 1:51:44 PM


( - Radiology researchers have discovered that the brains of patients with chronic fatigue syndrome have diminished white matter and white matter abnormalities in the right hemisphere

Oct 30, 2014 - 1:30:41 PM

Genetic Issues

( - A technique developed by Stanford researchers could provide a safer, longer-lasting method of replacing faulty, disease-causing genes with working copies.

Oct 30, 2014 - 1:17:59 PM

Children's Health

( - BUFFALO, N.Y. - You have to be at least 2 years old to be covered by U.S. dietary guidelines. For younger babies, no official U.S. guidance exists other than the general recommendation by national and international organizations that mothers exclusively breastfeed for at least the first six months.

Oct 30, 2014 - 12:53:51 PM


( - New research dealing with monitoring and treatment of Parkinson's Disease will be presented at a conference at Samaria' Ariel University.

Oct 30, 2014 - 12:46:47 PM

News : National

( - In 2001, a single-center randomized trial showed that early goal-directed therapy (EGDT) reduced mortality rates for septic shock, a high-mortality condition.

Oct 30, 2014 - 12:40:15 PM

News : National

( - Recently, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) updated its recommendations for gonorrhea and chlamydia screening based on a systematic review of the studies published since the previous recommendations in 2005/2007.

Oct 30, 2014 - 12:34:19 PM


( - From the playground to the board room, people often follow, or conform, to the behavior of those around them as a way of fitting in.

Oct 30, 2014 - 12:26:29 PM


( - The Federal Trade Commission has charged Gerber Products Co., also doing business as Nestlé Nutrition, with deceptively advertising that feeding its Good Start Gentle formula to infants with a family history of allergies prevents or reduces the risk that they will develop allergies.

Oct 30, 2014 - 12:20:33 PM

Consumer Issues

( - MANHATTAN - It's OK to let your kids indulge in the candy they get from trick-or-treating, says a Kansas State University registered dietitian.

Oct 30, 2014 - 9:27:06 AM

News : National

( - MANHATTAN - Bats seen at Halloween this year may not be quite as scary as they appear - at least when it comes to the spread of specific viruses.

Oct 30, 2014 - 9:19:04 AM

Consumer Issues

( - COLOGNE, Germany, Oct. 30, 2014 - Trying to cope with a sneezing attack can be a source of amusement for passengers - and a source of discomfort for drivers.

Oct 30, 2014 - 8:07:59 AM


( - A new study from researchers at the University of Bath and Queen Mary University of London has reported the first evidence that fish are able to process multiple objects simultaneously.

Oct 30, 2014 - 7:56:31 AM

Cancer Issues

( - UCLA scientists have discovered for the first time that a protein usually linked to rare neurological disorders is also associated with human papilloma virus (HPV) positive head and neck cancers.

Oct 29, 2014 - 6:39:24 PM

Product Recall

( - Hazard: The drain suction cover can become disengaged from the spa wall, posing an entrapment hazard to consumers.

Oct 29, 2014 - 6:32:50 PM


( - More than 65% of men will experience thinning hair by the age of 35, and men have spent billions chasing products and services that simply do not work.

Oct 29, 2014 - 4:12:50 PM

News : National

( - After nearly a year of anticipation and more than a million votes, the American public will finally be treated to the national television broadcast of the 2014 American Humane Association Hero Dog AwardsTM this Thursday night.

Oct 29, 2014 - 3:59:43 PM

Obesity Issues

( - BUFFALO, N.Y. - A federally-funded systematic review and meta-analysis of 17 childhood obesity prevention programs (with 20 discrete interventions) in high-income countries has found:

Oct 29, 2014 - 3:11:46 PM

Financial Health

( - WASHINGTON - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced this month that it has guaranteed 21 million home loans since the Home Loan Guaranty program was established in 1944 as part of the original Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, better known as the "GI Bill."

Oct 29, 2014 - 1:03:16 PM


( - NEW YORK (Oct. 29, 2014)- The National Audubon Society invites volunteers across the western hemisphere to participate in the longest-running citizen science survey in the world, the annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count (CBC).

Oct 29, 2014 - 12:56:53 PM


(HealthNewsDigest.comz) - It's that time of year again. Everyone is ready for hot apple cider, pumpkin picking, hay rides, and sweaters. It's also time for beautiful fall foliage and raking leaves.

Oct 29, 2014 - 11:23:37 AM


( - Wednesday, October 29, 2014, Cleveland: Cleveland Clinic today announced its 9th annual list of Top 10 Medical Innovations that are likely to have major impact on improving patient care in 2015.  The list includes a mobile stroke ambulance, fast, painless blood-testing, and a novel intra-operative radiation approach for breast cancer.

Oct 29, 2014 - 11:16:26 AM

Dental Issues

( - PLANTATION, FL (Oct. 29, 2014) - With the second open enrollment period of the Affordable Care Act approaching, :DentalPlans  offers these tips for people in search of affordable dental care.

Oct 29, 2014 - 10:19:37 AM


( - Plants rely on sunlight to make their food, but they also need protection from its harmful rays, just like humans do.

Oct 29, 2014 - 10:11:08 AM

Skin Care

( - While cosmetic surgery is becoming more accessible and more popular with each year, nonsurgical procedures are soaring in popularity like never before.

Oct 29, 2014 - 9:32:22 AM


( - Stockholm, October 29, 2014) Today, on World Psoriasis Day, the International Federation of Psoriasis Associations, IFPA, brings attention to the tools respondents from 90 countries have identified to help build a better world for people with psoriasis, by participating in an online survey launched in June.

Oct 29, 2014 - 7:23:38 AM

Weather Issues

( - AccuWeather Global Weather Center -- 28 October 2014 -- AccuWeather reports a shocking blast of cold air and the potential for snow will highlight the weather for millions in the Northeastern states this Halloween into the first weekend of November.

Oct 28, 2014 - 2:41:51 PM

Patient Issues

( - CHICAGO - Oct. 26, 2014 - The American Medical Association (AMA) today introduced a first-of-its-kind resource aimed at helping physicians and other health care providers improve patient access to care.

Oct 28, 2014 - 2:25:31 PM


( - Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have sequenced the genome of enterovirus D68 sampled from patients treated at St. Louis Children's Hospital.

Oct 28, 2014 - 1:31:08 PM


( - New Haven, Conn.-Isolating the most severely ill Ebola patients before the fifth day of their illness may be the most effective way to reduce transmission of the virus, new research led by the Yale School of Public Health suggests.

Oct 28, 2014 - 1:14:48 PM

Plastic Surgery

( - There is no such thing as surgery without risks, and cosmetic surgery is no exception. The facelift, or rhytidectomy, is one of the most commonly performed cosmetic surgeries and, while safe, it does care risks that should be taken seriously.

Oct 28, 2014 - 12:17:07 PM

Stress Issues

( - EDGEWATER, Maryland - (October 28, 2014) - The holiday season is upon us, and while for many it means colder temperatures and Santa, for others it means a major increase in stress.

Oct 28, 2014 - 11:31:06 AM

Health Tips

( - Parsippany, NJ, October 28. 2014 - There are few family events more difficult or disruptive for children than divorce. Children are invariably confused and frightened by the threat to their security, parents try to do everything they can to provide stability and reassure the children that they both will continue to love them and provide for their well-being..

Oct 28, 2014 - 11:21:15 AM

Cancer Issues

( - LOS ANGELES (Oct. 28, 2014) - Brenda Durand, RN, became a nurse because of her mother, Bonnie, who spent most of her career working as a nurse in a cardiac catheterization lab.

Oct 28, 2014 - 6:10:20 AM


( - A Johns Hopkins research team reports that major hospitals across the U.S. collectively throw away at least $15 million a year in unused operating room surgical supplies that could be salvaged and used to ease critical shortages, improve surgical care and boost public health in developing countries.

Oct 27, 2014 - 4:00:09 PM

Suicide Issues

( - Religious beliefs and practices may reduce thoughts of suicide among African-American adults in stressful life events induced by racial discrimination, according to a new research study conducted at the University of Houston (UH).

Oct 27, 2014 - 3:53:01 PM


( - Do blood vessels that feed tumors differ from other blood vessels? Fourteen years ago, experiments designed to answer that question led to the discovery of several genes that are more active in tumor-associated blood vessels than in normal blood vessels.

Oct 27, 2014 - 3:27:13 PM

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