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Acetaminophen Use During Pregnancy Linked to ADHD in Children »

Acetaminophen, found in over-the-counter products such as Excedrin and Tylenol, provides many people with relief from headaches and sore muscles. When used appropriately, it is considered mostly harmless. Over recent…

Feb 25 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

New Study Shows No Evidence of Actual Addiction to Porn »

Journalists and psychologists are quick to describe someone as being a porn “addict,” yet there’s no strong scientific research that shows such addictions actually exists. Slapping such labels onto the…

Feb 12 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Dwindling Site of Tobacco in Prime Time TV Linked to Decline in Smokers »

The dwindling visibility of tobacco products in prime time US TV drama programs may be linked to a fall in…

Apr 4 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Connection Found Between Blood Sugar Levels and Sleep Apnea »

Sleep apnoea has been linked with elevated blood sugar levels, suggesting people with the condition could be at an increased…

Apr 3 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

MLB Players Win More Games Following Tommy John Surgery »

NEW ORLEANS─Ulnar collateral ligament (UCLR) reconstruction, otherwise known as “Tommy John Surgery,” is a procedure frequently performed on Major League…

Mar 11 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

New Cochlear Implants Can Be Wirelessly Recharged »

Cochlear implants — medical devices that electrically stimulate the auditory nerve — have granted at least limited hearing to hundreds…

Feb 10 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
Cancer Research

At-home Test Could Detect Most Colorectal Cancers »

February 03, 2014, OAKLAND, Calif. —Tests that require patients to collect a single stool sample at home and then send it to a lab for analysis will detect about 79 percent of colorectal cancers, according to a new evidence review published in the Annals of…

Feb 3 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Alzheimer’s Patients Have Significantly Higher Levels of DDT Metabolite »

  Patients with Alzheimer’s disease have significantly higher levels of DDE, the long-lasting metabolite of the pesticide DDT, in their blood than healthy people, a…

Jan 27 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Lowering Your Cholesterol Can Improve Your Sex Life

A new Rutgers study is giving hope to older men concerned about the effects of cholesterol-lowering medications on their sexual health. The research, conducted at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, found that statin medication prescribed…

Apr 1 2014 / Read More »

Do Disruptions in Brain Communication Have a Role in Autism?

New Rochelle, NY, March 21, 2013—A new study of patterns of brain communication in toddlers with autism shows evidence of aberrant neural communication even at this relatively early stage of brain development. The results are presented…

Mar 21 2013 / Read More »

Report Shows Shift in Starting Salaries for Physicians

In the case of some specialties, starting salaries for doctors who join physician-owned medical group practices are catching up to those offered by hospital- and integrated delivery system-owned (IDS) practices, according to a recent survey from…

Aug 6 2009 / Read More »
H1N1 Flu

Inadequate mask use among health care workers early in 2009 may have played role in H1N1 outbreak

Inadequate use of masks or respirators put health care workers at risk of 2009 H1N1 infection during the earliest stages of the 2009 pandemic in the U.S., according to a study published in the December issue…

Dec 1 2011 / Read More »
Health and Wellness

Teen Distracted Driving Poses Serious Threat to Public Safety

Insights from key investigators provide new answers, reports the Journal of Adolescent Health Philadelphia, PA, April 17, 2014 – Motor vehicle crashes rank as the leading cause of teen deaths and in 2008, 16% of all…

Apr 17 2014 / Read More »
Family Health

Schools See Little Success in Reducing Bullying

Two UCLA professors who conducted the most thorough analysis to date of studies on school bullying have found that K-12 schools’ efforts to curtail bullying are often disappointing. The study revealed that schools are trying many…

Apr 1 2014 / Read More »

Soft Drinks Linked to Behavioral Problems in Children

Cincinnati, OH, August 16, 2013 — Americans buy more soft drinks per capita than people in any other country. These drinks are consumed by individuals of all ages, including very young children. Although soft drink consumption…

Aug 16 2013 / Read More »
Recall Alerts

FDA Advises Consumers to Stop Using Muscle Growth Product Called Mass Destruction

The FDA is advising consumers to immediately stop using a product called Mass Destruction, marketed as a dietary supplement for muscle growth. The product is labeled to contain at least one synthetic anabolic steroid and has…

Dec 23 2013 / Read More »

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