Using a combination of two blood sugar tests rather than a single test would improve detection of prediabetes in American children and adults, according to a new study by researchers at the School of Public Health at Georgia State University. read more
It turns out that knowing calorie amounts is not necessarily going to change what people eat. What else might work better?
AACC, a global scientific and medical professional organization dedicated to better health through laboratory medicine, is pleased to announce that Bradley Pine has been named vice president of education and meetings, effective toda...
It turns out that knowing calorie counts is not necessarily going to change what people eat. What else might work better?
Body acceptance is the first step to taking better care of your body—while looking out for your mental and emotional health. Alison Tedford takes to the bells. — Michele Burmaster is the owner of Surf City Fit Club, so she is no stranger...Show More Summary
It is no big secret that regular exercise and greater fitness leads to better health and a longer life expectancy, though it remains uncertain as to where the point of greatest benefit lies. What is the dose-response curve for exercise?...Show More Summary
For most women, there is no better feeling at the end of a long day than returning home and taking... The post Science Proves That Wearing Bras Is Bad For Your Health appeared first on Lifehack.
According to Forbes, supplements were a 32 billion dollar industry in 2012, this number is expected to grow. Supplements including vitamins, minerals and different herbs are promoted to help us acquire better health. Our bodies needShow More Summary
By ANDREW ALTERDORFER I’ve had the great privilege of presenting our virtual care company, CirrusMD, to potential customers and investors at some of the premier health technology conferences this fall, making the cut for both the Health 2.0 Traction event and this week in the finals of the mHealth Summit and HIMSS Venture+ event. (Breaking:
Kim Zolciak-Biermann really seems to be doing so much better after her recent heart surgery and mini-stroke. In fact, the Tardy For The Party starlet was doing well enough that she was able to make her return to Dancing With The Stars for the finale on Tuesday night! While she didn't win, the 37-year-old did have an [...]
For too long pregnant women and new mothers have lived silently with depression and anxiety, afraid to share their struggles and seek treatment because of the stigma that surrounds maternal mental illness That is beginning to change as celebrities like Drew Barrymore and Hayden Panettiere and everyday moms talk openly about their experiences. Show More Summary
A new turkey genotyping array has been launched to help breeders better understand the genetics of turkeys in order to improve meat characteristics and health.
Manufacturing workers in the border city of Ciudad Juárez organize for better working conditions; a stretched OSHA struggles to ensure safe workplaces in Houston; Fight for $15 makes it to the U.S. Capitol; and OSHA investigates the death of a FedEx worker in Memphis.
Recent posts have noted criticism of Clinton from the left for her attacks on Bernie Sanders and single payer health plans, along with repeating neoconservative talking points and citing 9/11 to justify both her hawkish foreign policy views and the level of her contributions from Wall Street. At times she is campaigning as if she [...]Show More Summary
We know life would be better if we’d get off our butts and walk more. But when??? This map shows the health opportunities hidden in plain sight by mapping the calories hypothetically burned if we’d ditch the subway/Uber/hoverboard and walk. Read more...
Links for you. Science: The five habits of bad bioinformaticians Getting a flu shot every year? More may not be better The NIH Still Isn’t Doing Enough to Advance Women’s Health 40 Years Ago, Earth Beamed Its First Postcard to … Continue reading ?
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- University of Florida Health researchers have identified genes that are disrupted by abnormal hormone signaling at crucial points during development, a finding that may lead to a better understanding of how the most common male genital birth defects arise in humans. read more
Looking after people with late-stage Ebola at home puts people at greatest risk of catching it themselves, according to research. A new paper on risk factors for transmitting the deadly virus recommends better provision of health care facilities to ensure that people with the disease don't have to be cared for at home.
A new study finds that transgender women who had undergone surgery had better metabolic health compared to those only on hormone therapy. The post Transgender Women’s Health Benefits From Transition Surgery, Study Finds appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Expanding publicly funded health insurance to low-income children could have long-term benefits for adult health, according to new research from the University of Maryland School of Public Health. Published in the Journal of Health Economics,...Show More Summary