Drug Limits Damage of Brain Injury

DRUG LIMITS DAMAGE OF BRAIN INJURY

Treatment with the drug within three hours of brain injury reduced the risk of death, the investigators found.

Vaccine Exemptions for Kindergartners Still Rising

VACCINE EXEMPTIONS FOR KINDERGARTNERS STILL RISING

The exemption rate for one or more required vaccines was 2.5% in the 2018-19 school year, up from 2.3% in the previous year, and 2.1%...

 
 
 
Recall: FDA Sees Trace Asbestos in J&J Baby Powder

RECALL: FDA SEES TRACE ASBESTOS IN J&J BABY POWDER

Johnson & Johnson said FDA testing as recently as last month found no trace of asbestos. The company says the FDA's most recent test...

Mercury, Feces Found in Cheap, Bogus Cosmetics

MERCURY, FECES FOUND IN CHEAP, BOGUS COSMETICS

Fortunately, most incidents of cosmetic counterfeiting or product tampering aren't as serious. But if you don't buy from reputable...

 
 
 
Juul Halts Sale of Fruit, Dessert Vape Flavors

JUUL HALTS SALE OF FRUIT, DESSERT VAPE FLAVORS

The flavors dropped by Juul will be mango, creme, fruit and cucumber, which account for 10% of its sales. The company will continue...

Measles Devastates Families, Challenges Doctors

MEASLES DEVASTATES FAMILIES, CHALLENGES DOCTORS

The worst outbreak of the measles in the United States since 1992 has been declared over. But the disease has done damage all across...

 
 
 
Deaths Due to Suicide, Homicide on the Rise Among U.S. Youth

DEATHS DUE TO SUICIDE, HOMICIDE ON THE RISE AMONG U.S. YOUTH

More teens and young adults are coming to a violent end in recent years, either at their own hand or another's, new federal data show.

PTSD Linked to Stroke Risk in Younger Adults

PTSD LINKED TO STROKE RISK IN YOUNGER ADULTS

Young and middle-aged adults with post-traumatic stress disorder have an increased risk of stroke, new research suggests.

 
 
 
Aging Population, Unhealthy Habits Underlie Expected Cancer Surge

AGING POPULATION, UNHEALTHY HABITS UNDERLIE EXPECTED CANCER SURGE

Tobacco is the leading cause of preventable cancer death, according to the atlas. In 2017, smoking claimed 2.3 million lives worldwide,...

Your Noisy Knees May Be Trying to Tell You Something

YOUR NOISY KNEES MAY BE TRYING TO TELL YOU SOMETHING

This study is the first to assess this technique in a large number of people with knee osteoarthritis. It was found to distinguish...

 
 
 
Is That Statin Doing You Any Good?

IS THAT STATIN DOING YOU ANY GOOD?

Changes in clinical guidelines have increased the number of people eligible to take statins. In many countries, the majority of people...

Why Maintaining a Healthy Weight Is Important in Adulthood

WHY MAINTAINING A HEALTHY WEIGHT IS IMPORTANT IN ADULTHOOD

Those who gained weight as adults had a higher risk of premature death than those who maintained a normal weight. Weight loss in young...

 
 
 
Certain Blood Pressure Meds Tied to Suicide Risk in Study

CERTAIN BLOOD PRESSURE MEDS TIED TO SUICIDE RISK IN STUDY

People taking angiotensin receptor blockers appear to be more likely to die by suicide, compared to those who take another type of...

Irregular Periods, Shorter Life Span?

IRREGULAR PERIODS, SHORTER LIFE SPAN?

The study found that women who had irregular periods or extra-long menstrual cycles had as much as a one-third higher risk of death...

 
 
 
Your Personality as a Teen May Predict Your Risk of Dementia: Study

YOUR PERSONALITY AS A TEEN MAY PREDICT YOUR RISK OF DEMENTIA: STUDY

Being calm and mature as teen were each associated with roughly a 10% reduction in adult dementia risk.

Study: 95% of Baby Foods Contain Heavy Metals

STUDY: 95% OF BABY FOODS CONTAIN HEAVY METALS

Nearly all foods made for babies contain at least one toxic heavy metal that can harm brain development, according to a large new study...

 
 
 
Next-Gen Artificial Pancreas Boosts Blood Sugar Control

NEXT-GEN ARTIFICIAL PANCREAS BOOSTS BLOOD SUGAR CONTROL

The device combines an insulin pump, a continuous glucose monitor and a computer algorithm.

Seafood Company Widens Recall of Frozen Tuna

SEAFOOD COMPANY WIDENS RECALL OF FROZEN TUNA

The products were sold to wholesalers in 23 states. It is not clear if the fish were then sold in retail stores under the Mical brand,...

 
 
 
Surgery Helps Tough-to-Treat Acid Reflux

SURGERY HELPS TOUGH-TO-TREAT ACID REFLUX

This surgery is done under general anesthesia with a laparoscope, a thin tube with a tiny video camera. The surgeon sews the top of...

City: Shutter Plant Until Toxic Air Addressed

CITY: SHUTTER PLANT UNTIL TOXIC AIR ADDRESSED

The city of Covington, has called for a company to shut down its local medical sterilization plant until it can reduce its emissions...

 
 
 



21 Best Toys & Gifts For 8-Year Old Boys And Girls, According To An Expert

21 Best Toys & Gifts For 8-Year Old Boys And Girls, According To An Expert

Age eight is a time to cultivate a child's creativity and encourage them to learn new skills. Dr. Lauren Gardner , a psychologist at the Center for Behavioral Health at Johns... Read more ...

J&J recalls Baby Powder after FDA finds cancer-causing asbestos in a bottle

J&J recalls Baby Powder after FDA finds cancer-causing asbestos in a bottle

Food and Drug Administration tests found 'sub-trace' amounts of asbestos, a contaminant linked to cancer in a bottle of Baby Powder. J&J faces 13,000 lawsuits over mesothelioma... Read more ...

Cleaning supplies may raise risks for lung diseases by up to 38%, study suggests

Cleaning supplies may raise risks for lung diseases by up to 38%, study suggests

University of Versailles and Harvard University researchers found that nurses who use bleach and ammonium day-in and day-out faced higher risks for lung diseases that are... Read more ...

Effective Treatment for High-need, High-cost Patients

Effective Treatment for High-need, High-cost Patients

In crisis and with nowhere else to turn, many patients with serious mental and physical health problems and substance use disorders-every year flock to emergency rooms... Read more ...

Exercising before Breakfast can Boost Your Health

Exercising before Breakfast can Boost Your Health

Is it better to exercise in the morning? Yes, working out before breakfast in the morning can offer a wide range of health benefits. So, hurry up, start exercising on an empty... Read more ...

New Revolutionary Method to Detect Life-threatening Tumors

New Revolutionary Method to Detect Life-threatening Tumors

Tumors that tend to grow or spread aggressively can be detected through this cheap method. This method has impeccable accuracy when it comes to identifying highly heterogeneous... Read more ...

Bad Breakups may Not Trigger Weight Gain from Emotional Eating: Study

Bad Breakups may Not Trigger Weight Gain from Emotional Eating: Study

People do not gain weight from emotional eating after a relationship breakup, reveals a new study. Read more ...

What's Causing Your Child's Meltdowns?

What's Causing Your Child's Meltdowns?

Does it feel like you're in a constant battle with your child? Are you dealing with frequent emotional outbursts - intense meltdowns, defiance, explosive anger, or... Read more ...

Export of Viagra alternative banned as shortage hits UK so alprostadil can...

Export of Viagra alternative banned as shortage hits UK so alprostadil can be used for cancer

Worsening UK shortages mean drugs in short supply will have to be given to NHS patients, rather than shipped abroad for higher profit. Yesterday exporting alprostadil was banned. Read more ...

High-fat, Low-carb Keto Diet may Affect Your Skin

High-fat, Low-carb Keto Diet may Affect Your Skin

Is keto diet good or bad? Eating ketogenic diets with very high-fat content may affect your skin. A new study highlighted that high-fat, low-carb ketogenic diets high in... Read more ...