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  1. 9 deaths and rare cancer linked to breast implants, FDA saysWed, 22 Mar 2017 13:50:22 GMT
    Nine deaths have been reported to the US Food and Drug Administration, stemming from a rare cancer that is associated with breast implants. The extremely rare cancer, called anaplastic large cell lymphoma affects cells in the immune system and can be found around the breast implant. More...
  2. Contraceptive pill - can protect against some cancer types for 30 years'Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:34:00 GMT
    Women who have taken the contraceptive pill are protected from some types of cancer for as long as 30 years, according to new research. Those who have used the pill are less likely to have bowel cancer, endometrial cancer or ovarian cancer than women who had never taken it, a study at the University of Aberdeen found. More...
  3. Woman dies after drinking poisonous herbal teaWed, 22 Mar 2017 07:33:42 GMT
    A woman died after consuming poisonous herbal tea purchased in San Francisco's Chinatown, public health officials there announced Monday. They're urging people to throw away tea purchased from Sun Wing Wo Trading Company. More...
  4. Yoga eases symptoms of depression, study saysWed, 22 Mar 2017 03:17:43 GMT
    According to a study recently published in The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, Iyengar yoga and coherent breathing together helped 30 research participants, who were 18-64 years old, "significantly" reduce symptoms of major depressive disorder. Major depressive disorder is an ongoing, debilitating condition. More...
  5. Bird flu confirmed in 2 poultry flocks in north AlabamaTue, 21 Mar 2017 22:34:48 GMT
    Alabama officials have confirmed bird flu in two poultry flocks, just a week after three commercial breeders had to kill their chickens across the state line in Tennessee. The state veterinarian announced that chickens are under quarantine after testing positive for the disease at a commercial breeding operation in Pickens County near the Mississippi line. More...
  6. FDA OKs new drug as add-on treatment for Parkinson'sTue, 21 Mar 2017 22:34:47 GMT
    U.S. regulators have approved the first new drug in a decade for Parkinson's disease, a neurological disorder that causes tremors and movement difficulties. The Food and Drug Administration says it has approved Xadago for use when a patient's regular medicines aren't working well. More...
  7. Patients' reports may aid prostate cancer treatment choiceTue, 21 Mar 2017 20:19:07 GMT
    Men with early-stage prostate cancer face a dizzying quandary over which treatment to choose but two new studies on side effects may make those decisions a bit easier. The research bolsters evidence that sexual problems and urinary incontinence are more common after surgery than after radiation or "watchful waiting" without treatment. More...
  8. OxyContin maker asks judge to toss case brought by cityTue, 21 Mar 2017 20:19:06 GMT
    The maker of the pain medication OxyContin has asked a federal judge in Seattle to throw out a Washington city's lawsuit that seeks to hold the drugmaker responsible for allowing its pills to flood the black market and into Everett. Purdue Pharma argued in court documents filed Monday that there is no basis in law for a municipality to bring such an action against a pharmaceutical manufacturer. More...
Back Pain News
  1. Do We Become More Or Less Tolerant As We Age?Wed, 22 Mar 2017 07:27:28 -0500
    There seems to be a view that people become increasingly intolerant as they age. While there does not seem to be any research to support this belief, some people take quite a bit of convincing. This article is well worth reading if you'd like to explore this issue. More...
  2. Is Anti-Aging Actually Possible?Thu, 16 Mar 2017 07:52:54 -0500
    If you believe the news reports then we are only a moment away from an anti- aging pill. Sadly there are a few problems with these reports. 1. They are wrong. Most news agencies will run a story on a mere sniff of a story, and most medical news is years away from reality. More...
  3. Botox Treatment - The Wonder SurgeryWed, 15 Mar 2017 08:15:33 -0500
    Botox is known as a wonder treatment in many parts of the world. Botox treatment is an excellent choice not only for anti-ageing treatments, but it can also deliver amazing results for different health condition. Here are top 5 medical conditions that can be treated by Botox surgery. More...
  4. Does Love Change As We Age?Wed, 15 Mar 2017 07:34:07 -0500
    Love and ageing has been the focus of much research. It seems that what we call 'love' does change as we age. This article presents a view that is worthy of your attention. More...
  5. How Home Elderly Exercise Programs Are Beneficial For Senior CitizensTue, 14 Mar 2017 07:27:30 -0500
    What exactly are home elderly exercise programs? How do these programs work, who is involved, and what are their potential benefits? Let's get straight to the scoop. More...
  6. Breakthrough! Winning the Battle to Extend Human LifeMon, 13 Mar 2017 07:51:56 -0500
    As our immune system declines with age, some of us will die, some of us will endure tragic or chronic disease - simply because our defenses are down. But what if could stave off the decline, so that our immune system functioned with the vigour of youth? That's no longer a pipe-dream: it's becoming a distinct possibility as the eye-opening evidence piles in from all over the world... More...
Back Pain News
  1. Do We Become More Or Less Tolerant As We Age?Wed, 22 Mar 2017 07:27:28 -0500
    There seems to be a view that people become increasingly intolerant as they age. While there does not seem to be any research to support this belief, some people take quite a bit of convincing. This article is well worth reading if you'd like to explore this issue. More...
  2. Is Anti-Aging Actually Possible?Thu, 16 Mar 2017 07:52:54 -0500
    If you believe the news reports then we are only a moment away from an anti- aging pill. Sadly there are a few problems with these reports. 1. They are wrong. Most news agencies will run a story on a mere sniff of a story, and most medical news is years away from reality. More...
  3. Botox Treatment - The Wonder SurgeryWed, 15 Mar 2017 08:15:33 -0500
    Botox is known as a wonder treatment in many parts of the world. Botox treatment is an excellent choice not only for anti-ageing treatments, but it can also deliver amazing results for different health condition. Here are top 5 medical conditions that can be treated by Botox surgery. More...
  4. Does Love Change As We Age?Wed, 15 Mar 2017 07:34:07 -0500
    Love and ageing has been the focus of much research. It seems that what we call 'love' does change as we age. This article presents a view that is worthy of your attention. More...
  5. How Home Elderly Exercise Programs Are Beneficial For Senior CitizensTue, 14 Mar 2017 07:27:30 -0500
    What exactly are home elderly exercise programs? How do these programs work, who is involved, and what are their potential benefits? Let's get straight to the scoop. More...
  6. Breakthrough! Winning the Battle to Extend Human LifeMon, 13 Mar 2017 07:51:56 -0500
    As our immune system declines with age, some of us will die, some of us will endure tragic or chronic disease - simply because our defenses are down. But what if could stave off the decline, so that our immune system functioned with the vigour of youth? That's no longer a pipe-dream: it's becoming a distinct possibility as the eye-opening evidence piles in from all over the world... More...
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Health News
  1. More people are getting hurt by staying connectedThu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT
    Smartphone and computer technology has completely turned the world around, providing helps in all areas of life from scheduling work to planning the kids meals. More...
  2. Michigan high school athlete dies after collapsing at tryoutWed, 22 Mar 2017 18:48:00 GMT
    A 15-year-old Lincoln Park student who collapsed Monday night during spring basketball tryouts has died. More...
  3. Many US women start pregnancy with poor dietsWed, 22 Mar 2017 15:59:00 GMT
    Most women have poor diets around the time of conception that may increase the risk of pregnancy complications like excessive weight gain, high blood pressure, impaired fetal growth and preterm deliveries, a U.S. study suggests. More...
  4. Boy with skin disorder finds best friend in dog with same conditionWed, 22 Mar 2017 15:22:00 GMT
    An 8-year-old Arkansas boy and a 14-year-old dog in Oregon diagnosed with the same skin condition met for the first time this weekend, after an anonymous donor saw a news report on their online friendship and offered to help. More...
  5. FDA links rare cancer, 9 deaths, to textured breast implantsWed, 22 Mar 2017 15:04:00 GMT
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says it has received reports of 9 deaths and more than 350 cases of a rare blood cancer linked to breast implants. More...
  6. Ex-pharmacy exec acquitted of murder in meningitis outbreakWed, 22 Mar 2017 14:46:00 GMT
    The co-founder of a Massachusetts pharmacy was acquitted Wednesday of causing the deaths of 25 people but convicted of other racketeering charges in a nationwide meningitis outbreak in 2012. More...
  7. Antioxidant supplements don't lower dementia riskWed, 22 Mar 2017 14:38:00 GMT
    - Older men who take vitamin E and selenium supplements have the same risk of dementia as people who don't use these products, according to a new study that quashes hopes these antioxidants might prevent cognitive decline. More...
CNN Health
  1. Risky surgery separates baby from parasitic twinWed, 22 Mar 2017 02:44:53 GMT
    Baby Dominique was born with her parasitic twin's waist, legs and feet growing out of her back. She required a complicated surgery, and a foster family, to give her a chance at healthy, long life. More...
  2. Born with twin's waist, legs and feet growing from her backTue, 21 Mar 2017 19:31:06 GMT
    Dominique was born with her parasitic twin's waist, legs and feet growing out of her back. She required a complicated surgery, and a foster family, to give her a chance at healthy, long life. More...
  3. Conjoined Twins Fast FactsTue, 21 Mar 2017 14:49:59 GMT
    Here's some background information about conjoined twins. More...
  4. US infant mortality rates down 15%Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:09:17 GMT
    Infant mortality rates have reached new lows, according to a report released by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday. More...
  5. In coach's rant, a lesson for parents and athletesThu, 23 Mar 2017 01:36:05 GMT
    If you've been on Facebook this week, chances are you've seen someone share comments made by Geno Auriemma, coach of the University of Connecticut women's basketball team. UConn hasn't lost a game in more than two years and is in play for a fifth consecutive national title. More...
  6. Living in the era of the Internet of ThingsWed, 22 Mar 2017 09:01:26 GMT
    A recent WikiLeaks document dump, purportedly from the CIA, claimed that the agency can hack smart TVs and place them in "fake-off" mode, allowing an owner's private conversations to be recorded and sent to a covert server. More...
Pain Management News
  1. Getting Through It: Mindfulness Meditation for Pain ReliefSun, 12 Mar 2017 21:54:31 -0500
    Learn to create the whoosh feeling to eliminate pain... Surgery was yesterday. The pain isn't too bad. It's tolerable, not as bad as I expected; yet, the pain still dictates my movement, actually lack of it. What can I do beside medication? More...
  2. Healthy Lifestyle - Four Not-So-Obvious Signs You May Be Suffering From DehydrationMon, 06 Mar 2017 13:59:01 -0600
    As you go about your quest to live a healthier lifestyle, it is not only essential you consider the foods you are putting into your body, but also the beverages you are taking in as well. The fact of the matter is even slight dehydration can have a profound influence on how you feel and function on a daily basis. Learning to recognize these signs before they get too serious may just help you prevent unwanted issues before they start. Most people know thirst as the main sign, but there is more to be on the lookout for. More...
  3. Top 5 "Almost-Instant" Joint & Muscle Pain RelieversMon, 06 Mar 2017 08:00:58 -0600
    1. Penetrex Pain Relief Medication [2 Oz] - Penetrex is one of the most effective topical creams available out there. If you are someone who is suffering from arthritis, back pain, tennis elbow, sore muscles, joints or any other form of chronic aches, you should try Penetrex. More...
  4. Magnetic Jewelry: Therapeutic or Fabrication? You DecideSat, 25 Feb 2017 10:08:25 -0600
    Magnet Therapy is an age-old practice of many civilizations and was mentioned in the ancient writings of many cultures. It is now undergoing a popular revival, this is in large part due to the development of modern magnetic rare-earth minerals and is also due to the increasing use of magnet materials in the field of sports medicine. More...
  5. Several Advantages of Using an Inversion TableMon, 13 Feb 2017 10:33:37 -0600
    The inversion therapy dates back to 400BC when Hippocrates was there. He was known as the father o medicine. He used to hang the patients upside down who suffered from back pain. More...
  6. What to Do When Muscles HurtTue, 07 Feb 2017 08:56:01 -0600
    When it comes to pain we can barely handle it. Not just any pain but specifically muscle pain. Because our bodies are made up mainly of muscle we tend to search for the quickest way to relieve the sore area. Here is how to solve the problem. More...