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  1. The Julia Report from Consumer News website on Acai berriesFri, 12 Aug 2011 16:43:19 EST
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  2. Rittman News: 11 Celebrities With Crohn's DiseaseMon, 01 Aug 2011 16:46:53 EST
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  3. Berries for health Wed, 27 Jul 2011 19:01:04 EST
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  4. Charity: Alzheimer's Society spreads Singing For The BrainSun, 24 Jul 2011 10:33:50 EST
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  5. Chavez returns to Venezuela from Cuba after chemoSun, 24 Jul 2011 10:31:54 EST
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Men's Health
  1. Study finds fewer than 5% of low-income, urban mothers use prenatal vitamins before pregnancyThu, 24 May 2018 09:45:06 -0400
    A study of more than 7,000 low-income, urban mothers enrolled in the Boston Birth Cohort found that fewer than 5 percent of them started folic acid supplementation and used it almost daily before pregnancy, a widely recommended public health measure designed to prevent potentially crippling birth defects. More...
  2. Sepsis patients treated and released from ED for outpatient follow-up experience good outcomesThu, 24 May 2018 09:31:30 -0400
    National guidelines assume that all patients who're diagnosed with clinical sepsis in an emergency department will be admitted to the hospital for additional care, but new research has found that many more patients are being treated and released from the ED for outpatient follow-up than previously recognized. More...
  3. Times up: Covered California takes aim at hospital C-section ratesThu, 24 May 2018 09:14:08 -0400
    Covered California, the states health insurance marketplace under the Affordable Care Act, has devised what could be a powerful new way to hold hospitals accountable for the quality of their care. Starting in less than two years, if the hospitals havent met targets for safety and quality, theyll risk being excluded from the in-network designation of health plans sold on the states insurance exchange. More...
  4. South Asians living in the United States more likely to die of heart disease and strokeThu, 24 May 2018 08:11:48 -0400
    South Asians are more likely to die of heart disease, such as heart attacks and strokes caused by atherosclerosis - the disease process that narrows arteries - than East Asians and non-Hispanic whites living in the United States, according to a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association published in its journal Circulation. More...
  5. Antidepressant treatments increase risk of weight gain, study findsThu, 24 May 2018 07:51:52 -0400
    Researchers in the School of Population Health & Environmental Sciences have found that patients prescribed any of the 12 most commonly used antidepressants were 21% more likely to experience an episode of gain weight than those not taking the drugs, after adjusting for other factors which might affect this result. More...
  6. Coveted BMJ award bestowed on The Clatterbridge Cancer CenterThu, 24 May 2018 07:33:00 -0400
    A coveted British Medical Journal award was recently bestowed on the Papillon Contact X-ray Brachytherapy team at the Clatterbridge Cancer Centre. The Cancer Care Team of the year category was won by the entryPapillon for Rectal Cancer. More...
  7. Researchers provide insight into how the memory molecule limits brain plasticityThu, 24 May 2018 07:25:21 -0400
    The brain has an incredible capacity to support a lifetime of learning and memory. Each new experience fundamentally alters the connections between cells in the brain called synapses. More...
  8. Now more of us can count on more time dodging the dementia bulletThu, 24 May 2018 07:02:57 -0400
    You've turned 65 and exited middle age. What are the chances you'll develop cognitive impairment or dementia in the years ahead? More...
  9. Psychologists show that depression accelerates brain agingThu, 24 May 2018 06:39:10 -0400
    A new study from the University of Sussex has revealed an association between depression and faster brain aging. More...
  10. Scientists uncover the cause of insulin resistance in obesityThu, 24 May 2018 06:28:36 -0400
    A team of international researchers has identified a pathway by which obesity results in reduced insulin sensitivity. More...
Women's Health
  1. FDA Takes Action Against Teething Products, Makers Wed, 23 May 2018 16:29:34 EST
    The FDA previously warned consumers about the risks of benzocaine, which includes a risk of developing a disease known as methemoglobinemia, which can raise the levels of methemoglobin in the blood while dangerously lowering blood oxygen levels. More...
  2. New Guidelines Mean 1 in 3 Adults May Need BP Meds Wed, 23 May 2018 15:21:27 EST
    Under the new guidelines, nearly 46 percent of U.S. adults now would be considered to have high blood pressure, a new study reported. More...
  3. Could Eating Fish Boost Sex Lives and Fertility? Wed, 23 May 2018 15:15:09 EST
    For the study, Harvard researchers tracked outcomes for 500 couples in Michigan and Texas for one year. More...
  4. Mediterranean Diet Most Popular on U.S. Coasts Wed, 23 May 2018 13:15:25 EST
    People on the West Coast and in the Northeast have been quick to embrace this healthy eating plan. But it has yet to catch on in parts of the South and some Midwest states, the study showed. More...
  5. Skin May Absorb Toxins from Grill Fumes Wed, 23 May 2018 09:15:20 EST
    Grilling meats at a high temperature can produce cancer-causing compounds called polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs). More...
  6. A Pill Will Protect You From Sun? No Way, FDA Says Tue, 22 May 2018 17:15:12 EST
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday issued warning letters to companies marketing supplements that they claim will counter the effects of the sun's harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays. More...
  7. Closing Power Plants Tied to Fewer Preterm Births Tue, 22 May 2018 17:15:09 EST
    The most significant improvement occurred in the ring closest to the plant -- within 3 miles, the researchers said. More...
  8. Dont Scramble Diet Over Eggs and Heart Study Tue, 22 May 2018 16:10:30 EST
    In the study, eating an egg daily lowered the odds of dying from heart disease by 18% and cut the risk of hemorrhagic stroke by 28%, when compared with those who never, or rarely, ate eggs. More...
  9. Yoga May Be Right Move Versus Urinary Incontinence Tue, 22 May 2018 15:15:12 EST
    More than 20 million American women routinely struggle with urinary incontinence. The 56 women in this study experienced the problem several times a day, every day. More...
  10. U.S. Cancer Death Rate Down, But Prostate Cases Up Tue, 22 May 2018 13:19:13 EST
    Overall, cancer diagnoses and cancer deaths continue to decline in the United States, said lead author Kathleen Cronin, a researcher with the U.S. National Cancer Institute. More...
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