(HealthNewsDigest.com) - SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 1, 2015 -- Children's eye injuries from toy guns have increased by more than 500 percent in recent years
Dec 1, 2015 - 5:33:44 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - New Haven, Conn.-Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the breast has become part of routine medical care for many women undergoing breast cancer surgery.....
Dec 1, 2015 - 4:29:56 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Gaucher disease is a genetic condition caused by the inability to make an enzyme, glucocerebrosidase, which breaks down fatty substances in the body.
Dec 1, 2015 - 3:47:38 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ARLINGTON HEIGHTS (December 1, 2015) - If you suffer from allergies or asthma, a few tweaks to your routine - some big, some small - could make a difference in dialing down the wheezing, sneezing and allergic reactions in the New Year.
Dec 1, 2015 - 1:29:47 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ANN ARBOR, Mich. - A new study from the University of Michigan finds adults with cerebral palsy are more likely to have secondary chronic health conditions.....
Dec 1, 2015 - 12:21:49 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WASHINGTON - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced a number of changes to make participation in the Veterans Choice Program easier and more convenient for Veterans who need to use it.
Dec 1, 2015 - 12:12:55 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Although several studies suggest that women with denser breast tissue have an increased risk of breast cancer, a new study by Johns Hopkins researchers discredits breast density .....
Dec 1, 2015 - 12:02:45 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2015 -- In celebration of Giving Tuesday, Smile Train, the world's largest cleft charity, today will illuminate New York City's Empire State Building in its signature red and blue colors
Dec 1, 2015 - 11:22:39 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Newswise - Many human gene variants have evolved specifically to protect older adults against neurodegenerative and cardiovascular diseases, thus preserving their contributions to society
Dec 1, 2015 - 11:09:49 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - You may be aware, for instance, that HIV is transmitted through blood. But did you know that you can't get HIV from a mosquito?
Dec 1, 2015 - 10:14:46 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Ask anyone with chronic back or leg pain to describe its impact, and you'll learn that the pain interferes with every aspect of life - work, relationships, everyday tasks - and that its toll is devastating.
Dec 1, 2015 - 10:07:52 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - New Haven, Conn.- Novel antiviral therapies for hepatitis C could reduce the prevalence of the blood-borne infection by more than 80%, according to an analysis by Yale researchers.
Dec 1, 2015 - 9:57:27 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2015 -- The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF), a global leader in the fight to end AIDS, commemorates World AIDS Day 2015 by standing in solidarity with the estimated 34 million people around the world currently living with HIV or AIDS.....
Dec 1, 2015 - 9:27:16 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Higher taxes and prices for cigarettes are strongly associated with lower infant mortality rates in the United States
Dec 1, 2015 - 8:38:10 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Marina del Rey, CA - November 30, 2015 -- Grant Stevens, M.D., FACS, a board certified plastic surgeon, founder and medical director of Marina Plastic Surgery in Marina del Rey, CA....
Nov 30, 2015 - 1:10:21 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - New Haven, Conn.-It is well documented that black, Hispanic, and Asian women typically develop advanced-stage breast cancer more often than white women.
Nov 30, 2015 - 12:58:55 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - SILVER SPRING, MD - As global communities mark Dec.1 as World AIDS Day, the American Nurses Association (ANA) and the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC) are calling for the elimination of outdated HIV criminalization laws
Nov 30, 2015 - 12:49:41 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Newswise - A new study shows that the number of infant deaths and injuries attributed to crib bumpers has spiked significantly in recent years, prompting the researchers to call for a nationwide ban on the bedding accessory.
Nov 30, 2015 - 10:59:41 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - CINCINNATI, Nov. 30, 2015 -- Bringing acutely ill children home from the hospital can overwhelm family caregivers and affect a child's recovery and long-term health
Nov 30, 2015 - 7:55:01 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - This is the time of year when the refrigerator is bursting with food. We buy too much, we cook too much, and we eat too much.
Nov 29, 2015 - 8:38:28 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - As if there weren't enough problems in contemporary healthcare to discuss, we shouldn't forget about the online confusion and complexity that pervades healthcare-related websites.
Nov 29, 2015 - 8:26:37 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WASHINGTON, D.C., November 25 - American Humane Association secured a major victory for military dogs everywhere with the bipartisan passage of the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) by both the House of Representatives and Senate, and its signature into law today by the President.
Nov 26, 2015 - 9:30:32 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - WASHINGTON, Nov. 25, 2015 -- The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), and the March of Dimes cheered today's signature into law of the bipartisan Protecting Our Infants Act of 2015 (S.799).....
Nov 25, 2015 - 6:13:54 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - You can keep your home cozy during the cooler months with these tips from the Eldercare Locator:
Nov 25, 2015 - 4:52:58 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - More than 36 million people worldwide are living with HIV, the human immunodeficiency virus that causes AIDS or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
Nov 25, 2015 - 3:12:42 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved use of a genetically engineered salmon, making it the first genetically altered animal to be used as food in the U.S.
Nov 25, 2015 - 3:04:15 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Holidays are usually enjoyable. However, unhealthy habits can be attached to the parties and gatherings. Here are 10 tips from Allie Wergin, registered dietitian nutritionist at Mayo Clinic Health System, to help you have a healthier holiday:
Nov 25, 2015 - 2:58:14 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Do you know what health conditions run in your family? Take advantage of upcoming holiday gatherings to find out.
Nov 25, 2015 - 2:52:20 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - HERSHEY, Pa. -- People with bipolar disorder have lower levels of certain omega-3 fatty acids that cross the blood-brain barrier than people who do not
Nov 25, 2015 - 12:31:02 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - BUFFALO, N.Y. - When it comes to effective solutions for lowering cholesterol levels in pregnant women, Mother Nature may know best.
Nov 25, 2015 - 11:02:33 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - It's the most wonderful time of the year. But sadly, not for everyone. Whether it's dealing with loss, getting over an addiction, being new in town.....
Nov 25, 2015 - 10:48:00 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) Vienna, 25 November 2015 - In a genome comparison conducted by a working group led by molecular biologist Leopold Eckhart of the University Department of Dermatology at MedUni Vienna, it was discovered that genes for important skin proteins arose in a common ancestor shared by humans and turtles 310 million years ago.
Nov 25, 2015 - 10:22:14 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Rosemont, Ill. - While many of us take for granted our daily mobility, millions of Americans are living with excruciating hip and knee pain that cripples them.....
Nov 25, 2015 - 10:08:22 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Boston, MA - Many people know of the common symptoms of low thyroid hormone (also known as hypothyroidism) - fatigue, fuzzy-headedness, weight gain, cold hands, and dry skin.
Nov 25, 2015 - 7:49:40 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - This festive season, or simply the holidays, is a time for gathering and celebrating with family and friends, gift giving, reflection and thanks.
Nov 24, 2015 - 4:17:26 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - ROSEMONT, Ill., Nov. 24, 2015 -- The holidays are a popular time to travel, and as families pack their suitcases to hit the road, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeonswould like to remind everyone to practice caution when lifting heavy luggage.
Nov 24, 2015 - 3:25:18 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - OWINGS MILLS, Md., Nov. 24, 2015 -- Just as in adults, children can experience urinary incontinence and pelvic floor dysfunction.....
Nov 24, 2015 - 10:16:50 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - In a Viewpoint published in The Lancet today, a group of doctors from the Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris (APHP) describe in chilling detail .....
Nov 24, 2015 - 9:59:35 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Newly published research suggests that a specific diet called the MIND diet may reduce the incidence of brain disease that increases a person's risk in developing Alzheimer's disease.
Nov 24, 2015 - 9:35:01 AM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - PITTSBURGH, Nov. 24, 2015 - A University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine-led trial to test a text message-based program aimed at reducing binge drinking....
Nov 24, 2015 - 9:24:51 AM