Migraine sufferers are at a higher risk for stroke after a surgery, according to research findings. The risk of stroke after a surgery was found to be slightly higher among those who suffer from migraine with aura. In fact, these … The...Show More Summary
THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Secondhand smoke: Avoid dangers in the air You don't smoke because you understand the dangers, but what about smoke you inhale involuntarily? Understand what's in secondhand smoke, and consider ways to protect yourself and those you love from it. Vaccines for adults: Which do you need? Vaccines aren't just for kids. […]
Yesterday, I banged out a quick little indoor triathlon at my gym: the Midtown YWCA of Minneapolis. There were 3 distances, and because my knee was a little "twitchy" 2 weeks ago, I signed up for the shortest one to just blast out some...Show More Summary
In class yesterday, I was doing a speech from Prospero which evoked deep feelings of mortality. It all felt so intense, I had to leave class after doing the scene.But, actually, I was passing a kidney stone. I think I'm still passing it. Show More Summary
A high-fat, low-sugar diet improves diagnostic imaging of cardiac sarcoidosis. Previously, diagnosing cardiac sarcoidosis using imaging tests was challenging as the images were unclear. Researchers uncovered that having patients consume...Show More Summary
Books that have been challenged or banned offer parents an opportunity to talk about difficult topics.
ZAGREB (Reuters) - Croatia banned outdoor poultry on Monday and started culling ducks and hens on a farm near the capital Zagreb where H5N8 bird flu was detected over the weekend.
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From Lawrence Solomon at FinancialPost.com. With repealing Obamacare, building a wall, cutting corporate taxes and keeping jobs at home all high on Donald Trump’s agenda, the announcement Tuesday that he asked Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to consider chairing a commission...
By Amelia Dmowska, Ben Pallant, and Lynn Kennedy Dr. Shreela Sharma’s advice for eating well, moving more, and making goals stick in the New Year With the New Year here, lists of resolutions inevitably follow – it’s usually not difficult to pinpoint what should be changed. The challenge often comes in trying to find the […]
Elevated systolic blood pressure (SBP) rate is rising globally, along with associated deaths, according to research findings. The analysis involving 8.7 million participants found substantial increases in elevated systolic blood pressure...Show More Summary
(Penn State) The goal of eliminating malaria in countries like India could be more achievable if mosquito-control efforts take into account the relationship between mosquitoes and cattle, according to an international team of researchers.
Osteoarthritis – the most common type of arthritis in the shoulder – is basically a degenerative condition of the joint. Rheumatoid arthritis and inflammatory arthritis can affect the shoulder joint as well, but it’s a rare occurrence. In...Show More Summary
Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too. Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day (usually called MLK Day) in America. It feels particularly poignant this year because we’re moving between two very different types of leaders. Obama guided by pointing out the […]
A link has been found between concussions and Alzheimer’s disease. For the study, researchers examined 160 U.S. veterans from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars to determine if concussions accelerate the Alzheimer’s disease pathogenesis. The...Show More Summary
The holidays have come and gone, and you probably ate way too much food and drank way too much alcohol. January is a time for detox and renewal, especially for your liver, so you may find a recent health trend … The post Do this one thing for a healthy liver appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.
Ongoing crisis in public healthcare and economic recovery may have triggered first rise in seven years, but impeding Brexit means future is uncertain The number of people in Britain taking out private medical insurance has risen significantly for the first time since 2008, amid fears about the ongoing crisis gripping the NHS. Show More Summary