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Influenza Issues

( - Rare genetic mutations that prevent infected cells from boosting the production of antiviral molecules known as interferons are responsible for a life-threatening case of flu in an otherwise healthy two-year-old girl, researchers have found.

Mar 26, 2015 - 4:06:46 PM


( - TOKYO, Japan (March 26, 2015) - HOYA Group announced today that it has closed financing in Salutaris Medical Devices (SalutarisMD®).

Mar 26, 2015 - 3:59:43 PM

News : National

( - As a vocal advocate for palliative care and hospice, I hear occasionally from individuals who want me to know their hospice experience was not the sort of "gift" I describe my own family's experience as having been.

Mar 26, 2015 - 2:18:00 PM


( - ST. LOUIS - A Saint Louis University research review article suggests people are hardwired to fall out of love and move onto new romantic relationships.

Mar 26, 2015 - 2:09:39 PM


( - Mothers everywhere understand that the food kids eat is more than just a collection of nutrients arranged on a plate.

Mar 26, 2015 - 2:03:04 PM


( - New research out today concludes that there is limited evidence to show that xylitol is effective in preventing dental cavities in children and adults.

Mar 26, 2015 - 7:02:19 AM


( - Free App available from Android Play store now: Live your life with soul.

Mar 25, 2015 - 5:34:38 PM

News : National

( - Zain Khalpey, MD, PhD, FETCS, associate professor of surgery at the University of Arizona, surgical co-director of Heart Transplant and director of Mechanical Circulatory Support and Mitral Valve Program at Banner - University Medical Center Tucson, has been awarded a 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Scholar.

Mar 25, 2015 - 3:38:28 PM


( - Marina del Rey, CA - March 25, 2015 -- Grant Stevens, M.D., FACS, a board certified plastic surgeon, founder of Marina Plastic Surgery in Marina del Rey, CA, and an American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons international traveling professor, will be a guest speaker March 26th at the MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C.

Mar 25, 2015 - 1:06:13 PM


( - New Haven, Conn.- DNA mutations can cause cancer but in some cases, more mutations may mean a better prognosis for patients.

Mar 25, 2015 - 11:07:49 AM

Health Tips

( - West Orange, NJ, March 2015 - Spring's imminent arrival - despite frigid temperatures over much of the United States - undoubtedly has many "weekend warriors" itching to return to outdoor exercise and activities.

Mar 25, 2015 - 10:29:00 AM

Cancer Issues

( - CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., March 25, 2015 - Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have developed a compound that delays leukemia in mice and effectively kills leukemia cells in human tissue samples...

Mar 25, 2015 - 9:22:01 AM

Obesity Issues

( - Emerging evidence shows that highly-caffeinated, often sugar-laden energy drinks can harm children and adolescents

Mar 25, 2015 - 8:05:33 AM

Medicare Issues

( - This week Congress will, for the 18th time, decide whether to cut doctors' Medicare fees across the board, according to the Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate, "SGR", formula (the Clinton-Gingrich sustainable growth rate).

Mar 24, 2015 - 4:24:26 PM

Cancer Issues

( - DURHAM, N.C. -- For people infected with the human papilloma virus (HPV), the likelihood of clearing the infection and avoiding HPV-related cancer may depend less on the body's disease-fighting arsenal than has been generally assumed.

Mar 24, 2015 - 3:46:49 PM


( - We all know that sitting 9-to-5 does more harm than good, so utilizing our lunch hour to get in a quick sweat session can help reduce stress, increase focus and make us more productive.

Mar 24, 2015 - 2:21:32 PM

Women's Health

( - Melbourne, Florida - March 24, 2015 - As part of a statewide Maternal Preeclampsia Initiative, the New York State Perinatal Quality Collaborative, an initiative of the New York State Department of Health and the New York State Partnership for Patients, has adopted a patient education tool developed by the Preeclampsia Foundation ...

Mar 24, 2015 - 1:07:55 PM

Psychological Issues

( - Children as young as 5 years old are less likely to help a person in need when other children are present and available to help

Mar 24, 2015 - 12:58:03 PM


( - UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- More schooling -- and the more mentally challenging problems tackled in those schools -- may be the best explanation for the dramatic rise in IQ scores during the past century

Mar 24, 2015 - 11:48:41 AM

Addiction Issues

( - RICHMOND, Va. (March 24, 2015) -Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine researchers have discovered a biological clue that could help explain why some drinkers develop a dependence on alcohol and others do not.

Mar 24, 2015 - 11:42:45 AM

Women's Health

( - CHICAGO (March 24, 2015) - According to the recent Prevent Blindness study, The Future of Vision: Forecasting the Prevalence and Costs of Vision Problems, women make up the majority of the 4.4 million Americans age 40 and older who are visually impaired or blind.

Mar 24, 2015 - 11:34:17 AM

Marijuana Issues

( - Harrisburg, Pa. -   While many states have pushed for new laws to legalize the use of marijuana for medical reasons, there are few well-controlled studies that demonstrate its effectiveness.

Mar 24, 2015 - 11:00:41 AM

Veterans Issues

( - Washington -- In order to expand eligibility for the Veterans Choice Program, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced that it will change the calculation used to determine the distance between a Veteran's residence and the nearest VA medical facility from a straight line distance to driving distance.

Mar 24, 2015 - 9:28:56 AM


( - It may have become conventional wisdom that you can trick yourself into eating less if you use a smaller plate.

Mar 24, 2015 - 9:03:11 AM

Heart Health

( - LOS ANGELES (March 23, 2015) - It's been nearly a decade since Gheorghe Sandru received the heart implant that changed his life.

Mar 23, 2015 - 8:28:25 PM

Cancer Issues

( - For decades, saccharin was wrongly labeled as a possible cancer-causing chemical. Now, nearly 15 years after being declared safe, University of Florida Health researchers have found that the artificial sweetener can inhibit cancer cell growth.


Mar 23, 2015 - 5:00:15 PM


( - (March 23, 2015) - Young adults who were raised in educated households develop higher cognitive ability than those who were brought up in less ideal environments

Mar 23, 2015 - 4:51:38 PM

Health Tips

( - Isafjordur and Reykjavik, Iceland, March23, 2015- Kerecis, the company using fish skin to heal human wounds and tissue damage, today announced it has received the Annual Innovation throughKnowledge Award from the Icelandic Association of Economists

Mar 23, 2015 - 3:05:39 PM

Women's Health

( - DALLAS - March 23, 2015 - Women who give birth to four or more children are more likely to have cardiovascular changes that can be early indicators of heart disease than women who have fewer children

Mar 23, 2015 - 2:35:10 PM


( - Three of the nation's largest philanthropies, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and the Simons Foundation are announcing a new partnership to provide much needed research support to outstanding early-career scientists in the United States.

Mar 23, 2015 - 2:26:56 PM


( - WASHINGTON - When it comes to adolescents with math and science homework, more isn't necessarily better -- an hour a day is optimal -- but doing it alone and regularly produces the biggest knowledge gain

Mar 23, 2015 - 10:23:49 AM

Cancer Issues

( - A new study shows that providing women with skills to manage stress early in their breast cancer treatment can improve their mood and quality of life many years later.

Mar 23, 2015 - 8:31:28 AM

Love/Relationship Columnist

( - I read an article recently about a couple that shared their marriage story. In the story the author (the husband) told the reader how his wife came to him one day and asked to talk with him.

Mar 21, 2015 - 10:00:41 AM

Food and Nutrition

( - Science is a continuing dialogue and nutrition is a science. Nutrition research is like a pendulum that swings back and forth before settling on the right answer. Findings from one study stand until challenged by newer research that supports or disproves earlier results.

Mar 21, 2015 - 9:38:48 AM

Contributing Columnist

( - A friend of mine loves telling the story of the quintessential teacher's pet--a grammar school classmate of his in New York City.

Mar 21, 2015 - 9:31:25 AM

Aging Issues

( - Could the aging process be slowed by aggressively managing an older person's high blood pressure?

Mar 21, 2015 - 9:03:16 AM

Heart Health

( - DETROIT - Experts in advanced cardiology believe custom-fitting patients with personalized heart valves is a few short years away.

Mar 20, 2015 - 3:52:03 PM


( - SAN DIEGO, Calif. - The final results of a promising non-surgical treatment option for aortic stenosis, under study at Emory since 2007, were announced this week in a late-breaking clinical trial presentation at the American College of Cardiology meeting in San Diego.

Mar 20, 2015 - 12:40:41 PM


( - Boston, MA - Blood clots can develop in the legs during hours of sitting in a plane, train, or automobile, a condition called deep-vein thrombosis (DVT). These clots can be painful, and even deadly, reports the March 2015 Harvard Women's Health Watch.

Mar 20, 2015 - 8:14:58 AM

Women's Health

( - Time to toss all those plumping products that promised to work.  Say bye-bye to Botox.  Make room for the only at home anti-frown line product you'll need from now on - WorryLess.

Mar 19, 2015 - 3:04:47 PM

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