(HealthNewsDigest.com) - MANHATTAN - A new shopping trend for saving money on your groceries could be costing your health, says a Kansas State University nutritionist.
Mar 6, 2015 - 9:35:24 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Over the next two centuries, climate change is likely to impact everything from industrial agriculture to the shape of our coastlines. The changing climate will certainly cause huge changes around the world, and the challenge is to predict exactly what impact those changes will have.
Mar 6, 2015 - 8:49:20 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Obesity stems primarily from the overconsumption of food paired with insufficient exercise.
Mar 5, 2015 - 4:16:51 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - If a surgeon doesn't open a patient's artery quick enough after a heart attack, the heart muscle dies. But if it's opened too quickly, the heart will be injured.
Mar 5, 2015 - 4:08:25 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - People choose to get tattoos for a variety of different reasons, and sometimes, there's no discerning reason at all.
Mar 5, 2015 - 2:54:16 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - This winter has proven to be one of the worst in years. From relentless snow to icy roads, many people are feeling frigid temps for warmer climates. However, traveling puts additional stress on you and your skin.
Mar 5, 2015 - 12:43:33 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Bestselling health author and patient advocate Julia Schopick interviewed nine patients with life-threatening diseases for her Amazon.com bestselling book, Honest Medicine.
Mar 5, 2015 - 12:34:10 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - CHICAGO - Human milk provides the best nutrition for most babies and breastfeeding provides the best nutrition for infants and very young children, according to an updated position paper from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Mar 5, 2015 - 12:21:01 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - New York (March 5, 2015) -- Dr. Harold Varmus, director of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and co-winner of the Nobel Prize, will join Weill Cornell Medical College's faculty as the Lewis Thomas University Professor of Medicine, effective April 1.
Mar 5, 2015 - 11:12:53 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Boston, MA - Colorful packaging and marketing (promises make it hard to know which breakfast cereals are best for health. But all it really takes is reading the ingredient label and knowing what to look for, reports the March 2015 Harvard Health Letter.
Mar 5, 2015 - 8:42:40 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - After the U.S. Department of Agriculture's healthier school meal standards went into effect, students ate more fruit and threw away less of their entrees and vegetables than before the changes, according to a study published today in Childhood Obesity.
Mar 5, 2015 - 8:33:41 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - A low-cost antiseptic used to cleanse the cord after birth could help reduce infant death rates in developing countries by 12%
Mar 5, 2015 - 8:28:04 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 4, 2015 - The COPD Foundation announced today a groundbreaking initiative to accelerate research and stimulate innovation for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Mar 4, 2015 - 6:21:01 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - TUCSON, Ariz. - An association between persistent insomnia, inflammation and mortality has been found by a University of Arizona research team led by Arizona Respiratory Centerfaculty members Sairam Parthasarathy, MD, and Stefano Guerra, MD, PhD, MPH.
Mar 4, 2015 - 5:42:49 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - (New York, March 4, 2015) - March is Kidney Awareness month, and physicians from the Mount Sinai Health System are available to discuss risk factors associated with kidney stones and ways to prevent them.
Mar 4, 2015 - 3:49:06 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - State efforts to protect species and habitats in greatest need of conservation received a boost today as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) announced over $45 million in funding provided through the State Wildlife Grant (SWG) program.
Mar 4, 2015 - 3:23:24 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - DALLAS - March 4, 2015 - Glucose values obtained during routine blood tests are often overlooked, but could provide valuable insight into whether someone is at risk for having type 2 diabetes
Mar 4, 2015 - 3:15:39 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - When country music artist and advanced colorectal cancer advocate Wade Hayes was told by his oncologist that he no longer had evidence of the disease, he was inspired to write the cover track of his new album "Go Live Your Life."
Mar 4, 2015 - 2:50:27 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - One in three U.S. hospitals reported an increase in violence and assaults in 2014 despite widespread rising security budgets
Mar 4, 2015 - 2:19:44 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - TUCSON, Ariz. - Treatment of acute traumatic brain injury with the hormone progesterone provides no significant benefit to patients
Mar 4, 2015 - 1:50:59 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - HOUSTON, March 4, 2015 - Could your electronics be making you fat? According to University of Houston researchers, a common flame retardant used to keep electronics from overheating may be to blame.
Mar 4, 2015 - 1:44:05 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Age is not the only culprit of wrinkles and neither are genetics. There are factors that come into play caused by one's lifestyle and beauty habits that can exacerbate the aging process.
Mar 4, 2015 - 12:20:44 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - NEW YORK, March 4, 2015 -- Daylight savings time, which begins this weekend, means more than an extra hour of daylight. It also brings an increased risk of drowsy driving, recognized by traffic safety experts as a significant factor in crashes nationwide.
Mar 4, 2015 - 12:06:34 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Middle age may have a new hazard: the gradual, early onset of memory and attention problems.
Mar 4, 2015 - 11:21:34 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - BUFFALO, N.Y. - With three decades of data from more than 475,000 participants, a new study on narcissism from the University at Buffalo School of Management reveals that men, on average, are more narcissistic than women.
Mar 4, 2015 - 11:15:09 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Sang-Woo Kim and colleagues point out that the potential of wearable electronics extends far beyond the flashy and convenient.
Mar 4, 2015 - 10:57:22 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Some breweries have taken to resurrecting the flavors of ages past. Adventurous beer makers are extrapolating recipes from clues that archeologists have uncovered from old and even ancient brews found at historical sites.
Mar 4, 2015 - 10:49:55 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - New research shows that seven compounds of the countless found in spider venom block a key step in the body’s ability to pass pain signals to the brain.
Mar 4, 2015 - 10:30:43 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - 3/4/2015 - Studies conducted at the Karolinska Institutet and Uppsala University in Sweden show that some indigenous groups in the Andes of northern Argentina have increased resistance to arsenic.
Mar 4, 2015 - 10:24:52 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Mercury has always been a part of nature and present in trace quantities in all types of food. However, man-made mercury pollution has tripled mercury presence in oceans ultimately causing a wider variance of mercury levels in fish.
Mar 3, 2015 - 5:57:28 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Most of us are born with the same general features, yet we all look different to each other. Some of us are blessed with stunning looks and amazing facial symmetry, whereas others find that they have issues in their appearance ...
Mar 3, 2015 - 4:12:40 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - For more than 30 years, the Federalist Society has worked behind the scenes to shape Supreme Court outcomes to a conservative agenda, ProPublica's Nina Martin writes today.
Mar 3, 2015 - 3:26:31 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - BUFFALO, N.Y. - Women married to men with alcohol abuse problems can face a slew of problems themselves, with finding support for their situation near the top of the list.
Mar 3, 2015 - 3:06:05 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - COLUMBUS, Ohio - Doctors at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center are the first in Ohio to use a tissue implant made from a patient's own cells to treat knee cartilage damage.
Mar 3, 2015 - 2:08:54 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Between mercury poisoning, overfishing and the environmental impacts of fish farms or "aquaculture," some might expect to see a "Proceed with Caution" sign above seafood counters soon.
Mar 3, 2015 - 1:07:34 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Our nation depends on truck drivers to deliver goods and services safely and efficiently. Yet, crashes involving large trucks continue to take a toll on truck drivers, their passengers, other road users, businesses, and the community.
Mar 3, 2015 - 1:06:44 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - A facelift - also known as rhytidectomy within surgical and medical circles - is a procedure that has been designed and refined over the years to tighten the lose skin around the neck and face, and remove excess fat.
Mar 3, 2015 - 11:18:11 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (March 3, 2015) - Growing up, you may have been given reasons for not smoking marijuana. What you may not have heard is that marijuana, like other pollen-bearing plants, is an allergen which can cause allergic responses.
Mar 3, 2015 - 10:55:17 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ATLANTA - Emory University's Alzheimer's Disease Research Center will receive a transformational donation to support advanced research into early detection of Alzheimer's disease.
Mar 3, 2015 - 10:49:04 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (March 3, 2015) - Getting sick when you're pregnant is especially difficult, but women whose children are at risk for developing asthma should avoid antibiotics, according to a new study.
Mar 3, 2015 - 10:40:41 AM