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Food and Nutrition

( - Avoiding too much sugar is accepted healthy eating advice around the world. Foods high in sugar are often low in nutrients and high in calories.

Aug 30, 2015 - 9:26:51 AM

Contributing Columnist

( - Dr. Malcolm Kendrick, author of The Great Cholesterol Con, divides his time between practicing medicine and educational endeavors.  Kendrick, based in Cheshire, England is a founding member of the Centre for Evidence Based Medicine in Oxford ....

Aug 30, 2015 - 9:19:32 AM

Love/Relationship Columnist

( - One third of women reported feeling depressed after sex according to an Australian study cited in the International Journal of Sexual Health.

Aug 30, 2015 - 9:07:14 AM


( - California is home to two of the three redwood tree species: coast redwoods and giant sequoias. The coast redwood is the Earth's tallest tree, growing more than 360 feet tall, with a trunk that can extend to 24 feet wide.

Aug 29, 2015 - 1:10:04 PM

Health Tips

( - ATLANTA - An Emory researcher in musculoskeletal medicine says the use of a once-a-week Russian weightlifting technique in individuals of both sexes and all ages ....

Aug 28, 2015 - 2:09:13 PM

Transplant Issues

( - Newswise - MADISON, Wis. - The fungus Cryptococcus causes meningitis, a brain disease that kills about 1 million people each year

Aug 28, 2015 - 10:31:19 AM


( - Newswise - The death of brain cells in Parkinson's disease may be caused by a form of cellular energy

Aug 28, 2015 - 10:17:00 AM


( - Whether you're a newbie sending your kids to kindergarten or a grizzled veteran parent of a high school senior, school season can be an emotional time.

Aug 28, 2015 - 10:08:27 AM


( While in some parts of our country, people are replacing their lawns with rocks, mulch, cacti and plastic grass-deadening the landscape in order to conserve water-you may not have to.

Aug 28, 2015 - 9:57:27 AM


( - 28 AUGUST 2015 - Mobility between different physical environments in the cell nucleus regulates the daily oscillations in the activity of genes ...

Aug 28, 2015 - 8:49:17 AM

Cancer Issues

( - Only half of brain cancers actually start in the brain. The rest - as in the case of former President Jimmy Carter - are metastatic tumors from cancer that originated elsewhere in the body.

Aug 27, 2015 - 4:39:18 PM

FDA Approval

( - BUFFALO, N.Y. - Vitamin D has been studied extensively in relation to bone health as well as cancer.

Aug 27, 2015 - 4:30:02 PM

Guest Columnist

( - All of us know that uncomfortable bloated feeling now and then. Our waistline expands. Our clothes get tighter.

Aug 27, 2015 - 4:22:31 PM

Pet Care

( - WASHINGTON, D.C., August 27 - On August 29, 2005 Hurricane Katrina, one of the deadliest weather-related disasters in American history made landfall in Louisiana, wreaking havoc, taking more than 1,800 lives, and stranding more than 250,000 pets.

Aug 27, 2015 - 1:43:13 PM

Vaccine Issues

( - Vaccine exemption levels for kindergarteners are low for most states and infant vaccination rates are high nationally

Aug 27, 2015 - 1:05:05 PM


( - OMAHA, NE, (August 27, 2015) - AAA Travel projects 35.5 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Labor Day holiday weekend, the highest volume for the holiday since 2008

Aug 27, 2015 - 12:33:42 PM

Smoking Issues

( - Newswise - A new study shows that quitting smoking after a heart attack has immediate benefits, including less chest pain, better quality of daily life and improved mental health.

Aug 27, 2015 - 12:10:42 PM

Cancer Issues

( - Newswise - Most people assume strokes only happen to octogenarians, but recent evidence suggests that survivors of childhood cancer have a high risk of suffering a stroke at a surprisingly young age.

Aug 27, 2015 - 12:04:57 PM


( - Newswise - Not even close to every person who faces challenges or lives with severe depression commits suicide. Some people are more vulnerable than others.

Aug 27, 2015 - 11:58:28 AM


( - ST. LOUIS -- The amount of time a trauma patient stays in the emergency department (ED) makes no real difference in the patient's mortality

Aug 27, 2015 - 11:46:52 AM


( - WORCESTER, MA - Researchers have determined how the most common gene mutation in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and frontotemporal dementia (FTD) disrupts normal cell function...

Aug 27, 2015 - 11:04:47 AM

HIV Issues

( - Eating foods rich in amino acids could be as good for your heart as stopping smoking or getting more exercise

Aug 27, 2015 - 10:56:50 AM

News : National

( - PITTSBURGH, Aug. 27, 2015 - Researchers have identified in an animal model the molecular mechanisms behind resilience to noise-induced tinnitus and a possible drug therapy...

Aug 27, 2015 - 10:50:59 AM


( - Past studies have shown mixed results where crying and emotional rebound are concerned.

Aug 27, 2015 - 8:38:02 AM

Cancer Issues

( - UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Compounds found in purple potatoes may help kill colon cancer stem cells and limit the spread of the cancer, according to a team of researchers.

Aug 26, 2015 - 3:40:09 PM

News : National

( - Remember the so-called death panels? When Congress debated the Affordable Care Act in 2009, the legislation originally included a provision that would have allowed Medicare to reimburse doctors when they meet with patients to talk about end-of-life care.

Aug 26, 2015 - 3:31:24 PM

Stress Issues

( - Adult coloring books are the rage. In the last few months the American Art Therapy Association has received many media inquires about the value of coloring books for adults as a self-care hobby for stress management.

Aug 26, 2015 - 2:05:18 PM


( - CF is caused by a genetic mutation that affects certain cellular proteins that make up "channels," which act like gates managing the flow of ions in and out of cells.

Aug 26, 2015 - 1:15:25 PM

Transplant Issues

( - COLUMBUS, Ohio - Today, in the United States alone, more than 123,000 patients are on a list waiting for a life-saving transplant, and 18 patients will die each day without one.

Aug 26, 2015 - 1:10:17 PM

Obesity Issues

( - PITTSBURGH, Aug. 26, 2015 - Obese women are nearly twice as likely as their lean counterparts to have stillborn babies for several specific, potentially preventable medical reasons

Aug 26, 2015 - 1:03:20 PM

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Family Health

( - CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Aug. 26, 2015 - Could the sperm harpoon the egg to facilitate fertilization?

Aug 26, 2015 - 12:54:58 PM


( - Using a combination of neuropsychological testing and brain imaging, University of Florida researchers have discovered ...

Aug 26, 2015 - 12:48:35 PM


( - Morphine is one of the strongest known painkillers. Although initially isolated and still produced from the opium poppy, it is also produced in low concentrations by mammals, including humans.

Aug 26, 2015 - 8:22:30 AM


( - Back to school doesn't have to mean back to stressful routines.  Sure, transitioning between the relative easy breeziness of summer to the more structured demands of academic life on students and parents can cause a few hiccups.

Aug 26, 2015 - 8:03:03 AM

Women's Health

( - A quiet evolution is taking place in the nation's abortion battle, ProPublica's Charles Ornstein writes.

Aug 25, 2015 - 9:05:07 PM

Heart Health

( - Here's another reason to work out: A hormone released during exercise helps the heart function better.

Aug 25, 2015 - 3:26:48 PM


( - Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, along with colleagues at Emory University and Cedars-Sinai, have published in the journal Gastroenterology ....

Aug 25, 2015 - 3:14:10 PM


( - Fish, in contrast to humans, have the fascinating ability to fully regenerate amputated organs.

Aug 25, 2015 - 3:08:18 PM


( - Researchers from the MRC's Clinical Sciences Centre at Imperial College London have developed a pioneering tool to analyse a worm's posture as it wriggles.

Aug 25, 2015 - 3:02:16 PM

Cancer Issues

( - Cancer researchers are constantly in search of more-effective and less-toxic approaches to stopping the disease...

Aug 25, 2015 - 2:55:44 PM

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