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Ingesting soy protein may ease severity of inflammatory bowel disease

(Penn State) A diet supplemented with soy protein may be an effective adjunct therapy for inflammatory bowel diseases, Penn State researchers reported after completing a study that included mice and cultured human colon cells.

Food Photos Help Instagram Users with Healthy Eating

People are turning to Instagram as a place where they can log food intake and healthy eating behaviors by posting photos of everything they eat - and being held accountable by followers for sticking to their goals, a new study finds...

Study signals need to screen genes for stem cell transplants

(Harvard University) New research shows that as stem cell lines grow in a lab dish, they often acquire mutations in the TP53 (p53) gene, an important tumor suppressor responsible for controlling cell growth. Findings suggest that genetic...Show More Summary

Trauma Surgeons Push for Public Stop the Bleed Kits

Trauma kits in public places - much like AED's - could help save lives in active shooter events when EMS is unable to reach victims until the scene is secured. Bystanders with tools and knowledge could prevent bleed out deaths in some shooting victims.

Nebraska Becomes 19th State to Enact Interstate Medical Licensure Compact

On Tuesday, Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts signed into law legislation sponsored by State Senator Carol Blood (D-District 3) that makes Nebraska the 19th state to join the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact (IMLC). The IMLC aims to increase access to health care by expediting licensure for qualified physicians who wish to practice in multiple states.

National Infertility Awareness Week: A Chance To Support Those Facing Infertility

This year’s NIAW theme is “Listen Up,” and it’s important to those who are coping with infertility. We can all probably do a better job of listening to others – everyone is busy, and it’s easy to focus on whatever problem might be right in front of you. Show More Summary

The Gary Magness Family Foundation Donates $1.5 Million to Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Investor and film producer Gary Magness and his wife, director-producer Sarah Siegel-Magness, have made a $1.5 million donation to Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) on behalf of The Gary Magness Family Foundation.

Cordant's Drug Take-Back Service Helps Prevent Adolescent Opioid Misuse

Medication theft from the home is a leading cause of prescription drug overdose deaths, but nearly 70 percent of prescription opioid medications kept in homes with children are not stored safely, according to the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. National Drug Take-Back Day is April 29. Show More Summary

Why You Shouldn’t Feel Guilty for Taking a Day Off From Your Workout

12 hours agoHealth : Time: Healthland

Feeling bad about skipping a day? Taking rest days from your workout may actually be healthier for your bones and body than a nonstop fitness streak, according to a small new study. The preliminary research, presented at the American Physiological Society’s annual meeting, found that women who were Olympic rowers had more signs of inflammation…

Mom Meets Her Rainbow Baby in Stunningly Powerful Photos

Post by Jacqueline Burt Cote. Every birth is emotional and powerful, but that's especially true when a "rainbow baby" is born. That's because these very special infants ("rainbow baby" is the term for babies born after a miscarriage or stillbirth) are proof that there is reason to hope, and that dreams do come true. Show More Summary

Week two on the PCT: Switch backs & douche bags

Day 8: Scissors crossing Today is April 20th, and as a Colorado girl I am, I had intentions of celebrating. But first I needed to get to the next water source. I was not trying to deal with cotton mouth on limited resources. Brewhiker...Show More Summary

5 Ways to Say No Relapse Without Saying No to Fun

Spring is here! As we come out of hibernation and trade binge-watching Netflix in our sweatpants for soaking up the sun with friends, we realize that warmer weather comes with some challenges. For many, spring and summer are synonymous with drinking. Outdoor parties, music festivals, barbecues, vacations … they often all include alcohol. And if … Continued

Archaeology shocker: Study claims humans reached the Americas 130,000 years ago

12 hours agoHealth : The Checkup

Ancient bones and stones in California could blow open the debate about human settlement of the Americas. But many experts say the evidence is weak.

This 508-million-year-old sea predator had a remarkable mouth

12 hours agoHealth : The Checkup

The animal, Tokummia, lived during the Cambrian explosion. Its survivors are among the most abundant species on Earth.

4 Reasons Hugs Are Good For Your Health

By Anthea Levi Nothing is cozier than a hug. Whether it’s a mama-daughter embrace or a sweet squeeze with your significant other, hugs make us feel warm and fuzzy inside. But they do more than make us feel good: Research suggests that hugs can deliver some real health benefits, from easing stress to lowering blood pressure. Show More Summary

Pre-Workout Mistakes You Need To Stop

You’ve seen all the ads and heard many of the different arguments: pre-workout drinks, pre-workout pills, what to eat and what not to eat pre-workout, among many other recommendations that many people take wholeheartedly. While someShow More Summary

Cost of IVF

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Medical News Today: Medical marijuana laws linked to greater increase in illicit use, disorders

A new study published in JAMA Psychiatry finds that states with medical marijuana laws have seen a higher increase in illicit marijuana use and disorders.

DNA-based test can spot cancer recurrence a year before conventional scans

‘Liquid biopsy’ diagnosed cancer recurrence up to a year before CT scans are able to in major lung cancer trial, and could buy crucial time for doctors A revolutionary blood test has been shown to diagnose the recurrence of cancer up to a year in advance of conventional scans in a major lung cancer trial. Show More Summary

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