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Men's Health

( - CINCINNATI – When it comes to male reproductive fertility, timing is everything. Now scientists are finding new details on how disruption of this timing may contribute to male infertility or congenital illness.

Sep 20, 2017 - 10:40:17 AM

Alcoholism Issues

( - In an analysis of the epigenomes of people and mice, researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine and the National Institutes of Health report that drinking alcohol may induce changes to a cholesterol-regulating gene.

Sep 20, 2017 - 10:33:54 AM

News : National

( - LAWRENCE — Flint's lead-contaminated water crisis caused fewer babies being born there — through reduced fertility rates and higher fetal death rates

Sep 20, 2017 - 10:27:25 AM


( - There’s good fat and bad fat in our bodies. The good fat helps burn calories, while the bad fat hoards calories, contributing to weight gain and obesity.

Sep 20, 2017 - 10:22:20 AM


( - Researchers at University of San Diego School of Medicine have developed a new tool called the San Diego Wisdom Scale (SD-WISE) to assess an individual’s level of wisdom

Sep 20, 2017 - 10:17:47 AM

Pet Care

( - PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 20, 2017 --, a revolutionary pet adoption site that helps lovable pets go directly from one good home to another rather than to a shelter, is now available across the U.S.

Sep 20, 2017 - 10:11:19 AM


( - The death of a loved one is always a difficult experience. From the shock of the initial loss to the emotional upheaval of the burial to the potential financial toll, it can all be draining and overwhelming.

Sep 20, 2017 - 9:44:13 AM

Alzheimer Issues

( - DALLAS – A protein that helps break down lipids in the cell’s lysosome may be a key target for identifying and treating neurodegenerative diseases

Sep 20, 2017 - 8:36:26 AM

Health Tips

( - SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (Sept. 19, 2017) — As tick populations grow and spread across the country, their prevalence is increasing the public’s risk for some troubling diseases

Sep 19, 2017 - 2:32:39 PM


( - Plastic objects that we use once and discard, or single-use plastics, have become a problem of global proportion:

Sep 19, 2017 - 12:52:11 PM

Obesity Issues

( - Las Vegas, NV, September 19, 2017 – A diamond, so the saying goes, is forever. Unfortunately, apparently so are fat cells – whose numbers seem only to increase.

Sep 19, 2017 - 11:59:00 AM

Cancer Issues

( - The Yale-led study, published in American Association for Cancer Research journal examined the effect of Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH) on the development of human papillary thyroid cancer (PTC).

Sep 19, 2017 - 11:47:15 AM

Cancer Issues

( - Tumor-destroying vaccines have emerged as a new weapon in the fight against cancer.

Sep 19, 2017 - 11:41:31 AM

Aging Issues

( - Older, terminally ill patients could improve the quality of their last days by accessing hospice services much sooner, according to a Yale School of Medicine-led study.

Sep 19, 2017 - 11:35:13 AM

HIV Issues

( - PHILADELPHIA  – African-American men who have sex with men (MSM) remain at heightened risk for HIV infection and account for the largest number of African-Americans living with HIV/AIDS.

Sep 19, 2017 - 11:28:41 AM


( - A team led by University of Iowa researchers has identified a gene linked to rare, often fatal kidney-related birth defects.

Sep 19, 2017 - 11:20:22 AM

Children's Health

( - PHILADELPHIA  – Everybody wants a healthy life for their baby.  Black babies are more likely to be born prematurely, which puts them at risk for death and developmental problems.

Sep 19, 2017 - 11:14:20 AM

Heart Health

( - Philadelphia,  – Among patients who undergo childhood heart surgery for the severe birth defect single-ventricle disease, two-thirds of survivors require a surgical or catheter-based procedure within 20 years.

Sep 19, 2017 - 11:07:57 AM


( - Scientists have helped provide a way to better understand how to enable drugs to enter the brain and how cancer cells make it past the blood brain barrier.

Sep 19, 2017 - 11:01:31 AM


( - NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2017 -- A college education is a wise investment. College degree-holders on average have greater lifetime earnings, lower unemployment rates, and even longer lives than people with only a high school diploma.

Sep 19, 2017 - 9:48:44 AM

Children's Health

( - WASHINGTON – From Memorial Day through Labor Day 2017*, at least 163 children younger than age 15 fatally drowned in swimming pools or spas

Sep 18, 2017 - 3:18:33 PM

Food and Nutrition

( - The health benefits of olives— and associated natural products such as olive oil—have long been recognized and touted by proponents of the Mediterranean diet.

Sep 18, 2017 - 1:59:32 PM


(HealthNewsDiestcom) - It had already been known that the enzyme known as phosphatidic acid phosphatase plays a crucial role in regulating the amount of fat in the human body. Controlling it is therefore of interest in the fight against obesity.

Sep 18, 2017 - 1:53:24 PM

Cancer Issues

( - In the U.S., more than 10,000 children up to age 14 will be diagnosed with cancer. Of these children, more than 1,000 will die. While these statistics from the American Cancer Society seem grim, there is much hope.

Sep 18, 2017 - 11:57:01 AM

Pet Care

( - medicine going to the dogs? Yes, but in a good way. Pet therapy is gaining fans in health care and beyond. Find out what's behind this growing trend.

Sep 18, 2017 - 11:49:42 AM


( - Beach or mountains? Domestic or international? Deciding where to take a vacation can seem a daunting task—but it doesn’t have to be.

Sep 18, 2017 - 11:42:42 AM

Health Tips

( - If you’re ever the parent or grandparent of a girl, recent research from the University of Essex in England may provide some surprising but important information:

Sep 18, 2017 - 11:33:29 AM

Sexual Issues

( - NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2017 -- Brain structures that control sexual and aggressive behavior in mice are wired differently in females than in males.

Sep 18, 2017 - 11:27:45 AM


( - LOS ANGELES, Sept. 18, 2017 -- Top dogs were not the only honorees Saturday night at the seventh annual American Humane Hero Dog Awards®.

Sep 18, 2017 - 10:54:10 AM


( - Most Canadians over 65 years of age take a lot of prescription drugs – two-thirds, in fact, take more than five a day, while two out of every five of Canadians over 80 take more than 10 a day.

Sep 18, 2017 - 10:48:46 AM


( - Johns Hopkins researchers report they have genetically engineered mice that display many of the behavioral hallmarks of human bipolar disorder

Sep 18, 2017 - 10:41:53 AM

Health Tips

( - GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Hurricane Irma left a lot of standing water in the yards and homes of Florida residents. So, a University of Florida researcher suggests steps for making sure your home doesn’t become a haven for mosquitoes.

Sep 18, 2017 - 10:33:29 AM

Marijuana Issues

( -  Although 29 states and the District of Columbia allow marijuana use for medical purposes, few medical students are being trained how to prescribe the drug.

Sep 18, 2017 - 10:27:00 AM

Mental Health

( - Only seven states in the United States have mandatory paid sick leave laws; yet, fifteen states have passed preemptive legislation prohibiting localities from passing sick leave.

Sep 18, 2017 - 10:21:31 AM


( - Since the late 1990s, the share of diesel cars in the EU has risen to around 50% in the fleet, with important variations between countries.

Sep 18, 2017 - 10:16:06 AM

Aging Issues

( - As the second-oldest state in the nation, West Virginia is in dire need for professionals who can work with its aging population.

Sep 18, 2017 - 10:07:31 AM


( - ANN ARBOR, Mich. — If your child had an asthma attack during the school day, would school personnel know how to respond?

Sep 18, 2017 - 10:00:41 AM

HIV Issues

( - Montreal, September 18, 2017 – Researchers at the Université de Montréal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM) have discovered a way to slow viral replication in the gastrointestinal tract of people infected by HIV-AIDS.

Sep 18, 2017 - 9:56:01 AM


( - Led by Professor Alfonso Jaramillo in the School of Life Sciences, new research has discovered that a common molecule - ribonucleic acid (RNA), which is produced abundantly by humans, plants and animals - can be genetically engineered to allow scientists to program the actions of a cell.

Sep 18, 2017 - 9:48:31 AM

Contributing Columnist

( - The title of this piece may strike a chord for those familiar with Jim Harrison’s novella (1979) or the film version (1994).  The work is a compelling epic melodrama, covering 50 years in the life of the Ludlow family.

Sep 17, 2017 - 7:00:14 AM

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