About Ourtown Own A Town Sign In
Rittman: Health News From Around The Web
  1. The Julia Report from Consumer News website on Acai berriesFri, 12 Aug 2011 16:43:19 EST
    The Julia Report from Consumer News website on Acai berries More...
    Comment!
  2. Rittman News: 11 Celebrities With Crohn's DiseaseMon, 01 Aug 2011 16:46:53 EST
    Rittman Ohio News: 11 Celebrities With Crohn's Disease More...
    Comment!
  3. Berries for health Wed, 27 Jul 2011 19:01:04 EST
    Berries for health More...
    Comment!
  4. Charity: Alzheimer's Society spreads Singing For The BrainSun, 24 Jul 2011 10:33:50 EST
    Charity: Alzheimer's Society spreads Singing For The Brain More...
    Comment!
  5. Chavez returns to Venezuela from Cuba after chemoSun, 24 Jul 2011 10:31:54 EST
    Chavez returns to Venezuela from Cuba after chemo More...
    Comment!
Men's Health
  1. Young children's oral microbiota could serve as early indicator for obesityWed, 19 Sep 2018 06:07:56 -0400
    Weight gain trajectories in early childhood are related to the composition of oral bacteria of two-year-old children, suggesting that this understudied aspect of a child's microbiota -- the collection of microorganisms, including beneficial bacteria, residing in the mouth -- could serve as an early indicator for childhood obesity. More...
  2. Senators unveil legislation to protect patients against surprise medical billsWed, 19 Sep 2018 06:03:45 -0400
    With frustration growing among Americans who are being charged exorbitant prices for medical treatment, a bipartisan group of senators Tuesday unveiled a plan to protect patients from surprise bills and high charges from hospitals or doctors who are not in their insurance networks. More...
  3. AmpliPhi receives positive feedback from FDA for its AB-PA01 product targeting P.aeruginosa infectionsWed, 19 Sep 2018 03:59:39 -0400
    AmpliPhi Biosciences Corporation, a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on precisely targeted bacteriophage therapeutics for antibiotic-resistant infections, today announced that the company has received positive feedback, via written response, from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration regarding its development plans for AB-PA01, without the need for a Type B Pre-IND meeting. More...
  4. UTILITY receives FDA approval for Investigational New Drug applicationsWed, 19 Sep 2018 03:46:44 -0400
    UTILITY therapeutics Ltd, a pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing antibiotics in the US, today announces that the US Food and Drug Administration has approved the Investigational New Drug applications for mecillinam and pivmecillinam. More...
  5. TGen and PNOC take part in launch of NIH-supported Kids First Data Resource PortalWed, 19 Sep 2018 03:16:01 -0400
    As part of a national initiative to solve children's diseases, the Translational Genomics Research Institute and the Pacific Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Consortium are participating in the launch of the Kids First Data Resource Portal, which is supported by the National Institutes of Health . More...
  6. Interaction of chemical slurry and ancient shale in fracking wastewater causes radioactivityWed, 19 Sep 2018 03:09:30 -0400
    Radioactivity in fracking wastewater comes from the interaction between a chemical slurry and ancient shale during the hydraulic fracturing process, according to Dartmouth College research. More...
  7. Experts to present research on prevention, management of dysphagia at international conferenceWed, 19 Sep 2018 03:01:03 -0400
    Over 800 delegates from 46 countries will attend the 8th annual European Society for Swallowing Disorders Congress taking place in Dublin next week to hear about new developments in swallowing disorder research. More...
  8. Investigators determine specific treatable traits that can predict future asthma attacksWed, 19 Sep 2018 02:49:01 -0400
    Investigators have assessed the prevalence of treatable traits in severe asthma and have determined which specific traits are predictive of future asthma attacks. More...
  9. Encouraging youth to do strength-based exercises could help tackle child obesityWed, 19 Sep 2018 02:44:42 -0400
    Encouraging young people to do strength-based exercises - such as squats, push ups and lunges - could play a key role in tackling child obesity, research suggests. More...
  10. New study reveals mechanisms that lead to cognitive decline in Type 2 diabetesWed, 19 Sep 2018 02:40:04 -0400
    Type 2 diabetes has been linked with an increased risk of cognitive dysfunction and dementia, but the underlying mechanisms are uncertain. More...
Women's Health
  1. Coca-Cola Eyes Cannabis Oil Market Tue, 18 Sep 2018 15:39:17 EST
    Coke's interest signals the growing acceptance of cannabis by established companies, and of the importance of Canada to the development of those businesses, the wire service said. More...
  2. Scientists Find 500 More Genes That Influence BP Tue, 18 Sep 2018 15:15:12 EST
    High blood pressure, which is a risk factor for stroke and heart disease, claimed almost 8 million lives around the world in 2015 alone, the researchers noted. More...
  3. Zapping Airway Nerves May Help COPD Patients Tue, 18 Sep 2018 13:15:24 EST
    COPD, which is often linked to smoking, is a progressive deterioration of lung function that involves a combination of bronchitis and emphysema symptoms. More...
  4. Psychedelic Drugs to Treat Depression, PTSD? Tue, 18 Sep 2018 12:28:30 EST
    Over the last 50 years, researchers have made transformative advances in understanding how the brain works. But there havent been corresponding breakthroughs in psychiatric drugs. More...
  5. Injected Drug May Be New Weapon Against Gout Tue, 18 Sep 2018 09:15:14 EST
    Instead of targeting excessively high uric acid levels as existing gout drugs do, the new strategy aims to reduce overall inflammation. The drug goes after a specific inflammatory molecule called interleukin-1. More...
  6. Could Household Cleaners Make Your Kid Fat? Mon, 17 Sep 2018 17:15:09 EST
    Babies whose parents used "eco-friendly" cleaning products had lower odds of excess weight by age 3, the findings showed. More...
  7. FDA Approves 2nd Migraine Prevention Drug Mon, 17 Sep 2018 15:37:36 EST
    The FDA in May approved a first self-injectable drug, erenumab (Aimovig), made by Amgen and Novartis. It's now offered as once-monthly 70- or 140-milligram prefilled autoinjectors. More...
  8. 1 in 3 High School E-Cig Users Vape Pot: Survey Mon, 17 Sep 2018 15:15:13 EST
    The survey involved nearly 20,700 middle and high school students from both public and private institutions. The goal was to gain fresh insight into vaping, which has been the most popular means for smoking among American youth since 2014. More...
  9. Many Americans Slicing Meat From Their Diet Mon, 17 Sep 2018 13:15:14 EST
    Americans still eat more meat than health experts recommend. High meat consumption has negative consequences for people's health and the environment, according to scientists at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore. More...
  10. Lose Weight, Reverse Type 2 Diabetes: Why It Works Mon, 17 Sep 2018 12:37:45 EST
    Type 2 diabetes is caused by excess fat in the digestive organs, says an English researcher and physician who has seen his patients go into remission. Losing a substantial amount of weight can kill off that fat, often allowing the organs to work again, including a return to normal insulin production by the pancreas. More...
Advertisements