(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Sometimes, a smile can be the very first thing you notice when you meet someone new.
May 27, 2015 - 1:25:56 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - It may have seemed like a good idea at the time...that double piercing on your left ear, the nose ring your parents warned you about, or the colorful dragon stretched out across your bicep.
May 27, 2015 - 11:54:04 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - HERSHEY, Pa. -- Some children with autism should undergo ongoing screenings for apraxia, a rare neurological speech disorder, because the two conditions often go hand-in-hand...
May 27, 2015 - 11:17:40 AM
(HealthNewsTallahassee, Fla. - Dental implant procedures are on the rise due to their aesthetic appeal and high success rate.
May 27, 2015 - 11:08:58 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Patients treated for an acute respiratory infection by a doctor on a telephone or live video are as likely to be prescribed an antibiotic as patients who are treated by a physician face-to-face for the same illness, according to a new RAND Corporation study.
May 27, 2015 - 11:02:56 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Worldwide, obesity is becoming more prevalent. According to The World Health Organization, worldwide obesity has nearly doubled since 1980....
May 27, 2015 - 10:05:12 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Teens in the U.S. have more availability of mental health care than they did two years ago, according to a new survey from the University of Michigan National Voices Project, but access is not equal in all communities.
May 27, 2015 - 9:45:59 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - A research team led by Weill Cornell Medical College investigators has developed a mouse model with a healthy immune system and used that specimen to study how human colon cancer cells are spread - or not - based on immune function.
May 26, 2015 - 3:53:35 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Hormone therapy (HT) is prescribed to alleviate some of the symptoms of menopause in women.
May 26, 2015 - 3:48:44 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ATLANTA - An Emory University study suggests that extremely high doses of vitamin D could decrease the length of hospital stays in critically ill patients with respiratory failure.
May 26, 2015 - 3:42:55 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Programs to help patients manage chronic diseases such as diabetes and asthma appear to have become a standard component of health plans, according to a new RAND Corporation study.
May 26, 2015 - 2:52:36 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Women living in states with low levels of access to abortion providers are more likely than women in states with greater provider access...
May 26, 2015 - 12:01:08 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WASHINGTON, DC-The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced a new nationwide initiative designed to build upon its existing partnerships to grow the number of individuals and organizations serving Veterans in their communities.
May 26, 2015 - 11:07:53 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - A group of University of Florida Health researchers has found a way to reverse the effects of one type of muscular dystrophy by editing the genome of nervous system stem cells.
May 26, 2015 - 10:12:27 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - In the sci-fi movie classic Fantastic Voyage - released nearly 50 years ago - a tiny submarine travels through a person's body to find and destroy a blood clot.
May 26, 2015 - 10:06:41 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Obesity may be tougher on male immune systems than females, a new study in mice at the University of Michigan Medical School suggests.
May 26, 2015 - 9:43:46 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., May 26, 2015 - By unlocking the secrets of a bizarre virus that survives in nearly boiling acid, scientists at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have found a blueprint for battling human disease using DNA clad in near-indestructible armor.
May 26, 2015 - 9:38:19 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, ILL (May 26, 2015) - If you or someone you love suffers from seasonal allergies, you might think there's no need to worry about summertime sneezing, runny noses or eye irritation. But you'd be wrong.
May 26, 2015 - 9:32:30 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Women are getting married later in life and having their children later as well. There are advantages to this because moms and dads have more emotional maturity before they begin their family. However...
May 25, 2015 - 6:08:21 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Water packed with vitamins. Pasta fortified with added folic acid. Yogurt that can soothe your digestive tract. Margarines and chocolate bars that lower cholesterol. Should we be eating them? Are they helpful? Do they work?
May 25, 2015 - 5:59:20 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - According to Google Trends, interest in the search term "Kratom" has increased sharply from 2011--by a factor of three. Insider blogs note that it trends higher than many other supplements.
May 25, 2015 - 5:48:47 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Yakima, Washington-As the heat of summer approaches, cool fresh Northwest cherries will be there to greet it, offering sweet relief to those wanting to eat healthfully and seasonally.
May 25, 2015 - 5:14:35 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - The stress and various other factors that can accompany an individual as they make their way through life, gradually aging in a natural manner, can take a toll on the way that person looks.
May 23, 2015 - 11:50:05 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - "Children with food allergies and asthma have a higher risk of a severe allergic reaction to the food allergy, than does a child without asthma
May 23, 2015 - 10:20:44 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ROCHESTER, Minn. - When people think of kids and trauma, they often think about car accidents.
May 23, 2015 - 10:14:00 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - LAKE CITY, Minn. - Learning to ride a bicycle is a part of most childhoods in the U.S. More than 70 percent of children between the ages of 5 and 14 ride bicycles, and 55 percent of those children don't always wear a helmet
May 23, 2015 - 8:10:23 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Boating is fun, but it's important that it's also safe. Whether it's a fishing boat, a canoe or kayak, or a personal watercraft, there are some basic safety tips that apply to all.
May 23, 2015 - 8:00:33 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - TAMPA, Florida - Summer is here, and for people with large families, their vehicle may not seem big enough during this time of year. This is especially true for those who prefer transferring out of their wheelchair while riding or driving
May 23, 2015 - 7:51:12 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - 23 MAY 2015 - A novel study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden suggests that RAS-antagonists, common drugs for patients with heart failure, may benefit also patients who have concomitant kidney disease
May 23, 2015 - 7:43:13 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -An association between resting heart rate and diabetes suggests that heart rate measures could identify individuals with a higher future risk of diabetes
May 23, 2015 - 7:37:56 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - There are a lot of issues that can arise when you feel unhappy or uncomfortable with your physical appearance.
May 22, 2015 - 3:59:40 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - AUGUSTA, Ga. - Drugs, drinking, distraction, and drowsiness are leading factors in motor vehicle crashes.
May 22, 2015 - 3:51:03 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - BUFFALO, N.Y. - You don't need a doctorate in pharmacology to write a book about aging, but these days, when the average senior citizen takes multiple medications, it does come in handy.
May 22, 2015 - 3:40:12 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - In the event of a brain vessel blockage or hemorrhage, time lost is brain lost, and the hospitals that routinely see patients recover share one thing:
May 22, 2015 - 3:33:17 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Many have heard the saying, "Poor is the Nation that has no heroes, but beggared is the Nation that has and forgets them."
May 22, 2015 - 2:34:37 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - RICHMOND, Va., (May 22, 2015) -The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia this week approved Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing to offer a post-master's Doctor of Nursing Practice degree.
May 22, 2015 - 12:23:57 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - COVENTRY, R.I., May 22, 2015 -- Today, Rhodes Pharmaceuticals L.P. announced that Aptensio XR, a once-daily central nervous system stimulant indicated for the treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) will be available to patients beginning Summer 2015.
May 22, 2015 - 11:34:59 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - NEW YORK - May 22) - The Mount Sinai Health System today announced its support for, and membership in, the Coalition for Organ Distribution Equity (CODE).
May 22, 2015 - 11:28:39 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - "Hi, it's mom," she began, then chatted on, full Jewish mother in her distinctive gravelly timbre. "There's a storm coming your way...Please drive very carefully....Love you. Bye."
May 22, 2015 - 9:41:03 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - 22 MAY 2015 In a new study led from Sweden's Karolinska Institutet, researchers report that people can be conditioned to associate images with particular pain responses - such as improved tolerance to pain
May 22, 2015 - 7:42:07 AM