Isolated seniors chat online to prevent cognitive decline
Right now, Gene Gilmer is as sharp as ever at 90 years of age. A retired school superintendent who earned his doctorate in math decades ago, Gilmer lives alone and worries...
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Is Medical Pot a Blessing for Seniors?
In states that legalized medical marijuana, there was a 4.8 percent decrease in reported pain for conditions that qualified for pot treatment , compared to states without...
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Insulin requirements higher after high-protein meals in type 1 diabetes
It takes more insulin for adolescents with type 1 diabetes to reach euglycemia following a high-protein meal compared with a low-protein meal, according to findings published...
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Older women encouraged to dance to reduce their risk of disability
No one's too old to dance. In fact, dancing can be beneficial to seniors, especially older women. Researchers from Japan and Korea report that dancing can greatly reduce the...
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Kentucky teen who refuses to get the chickenpox vaccine SUES his school
Jerome Kunkel, an 18-year-old senior and basketball captain at a Catholic school in Walton, objects to vaccines because he believes they 'contain aborted fetal cells'.
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Taylor Receives Hematology Award
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Hypertensive Treatment Prevents Worsening Brain Damage In Senior Adults
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Micro-preemie Courtney Jackson who weighed just a POUND at birth is now a healthy teen
Courtney Jackson was born at only 23 weeks in 2001 due to her mother's health complications. She is now a senior in high school with no health complications. She turns 18 in June.
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Less invasive valve replacement can be safe and effective alternative for healthier patients
A new study by a team of cardiologists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center led by senior and corresponding author Jeffrey Popma, MD, suggests that a minimally invasive...
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An 8th Circuit strategy is behind Iowa's ‘ag-gag' 2.0
Analysis Federal judges so far haven't been willing to share any of their enviable security blanket with animal agriculture. But that might change if a strategy out of Iowa is...
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New Algae-based Treatment Could Prevent Limb Amputation
Algae-based capsules could reduce the need for amputation in people with critical limb ischemia , reveals a new study.
First Drug for Postpartum Depression Approved by USFDA
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug for the treatment of postpartum depression in adult women.
Milk or No Milk for Babies With a Rare Type of Genetic Disorder
The study found that children with Duarte galactosemia are at no greater risk of long-term developmental abnormalities than their unaffected siblings, with exposure to milk as...
Johnson Johnson exposed as the mastermind corporation behind the opioid...
Who is to blame for the opioid epidemic that is currently gripping the nation and taking the lives of 60,000 Americans each year? Most people tend to blame the makers of these...
Colombian baby girl born with her twin INSIDE her
The little girl called Izamara, born on February 22 in Barranquilla, Colombia, is an incredibly rare example of 'fetus-in-fetu' births, first described in 1808 but rarely seen...
Why The New Postpartum Depression Drug Is Potentially A Very Big Deal
It's expensive, but it could treat severe PPD in two days.
Women who miss their cancer screening at the clinic will now be offered home...
Women across the UK will be offered DIY smear tests in a bid to cut cervical cancer deaths. Kits will be sent to women in the post, enabling them to take their own sample at...
Scalding Hot Tea May Boost Esophageal Cancer Risk
A previous study linked hot tea with esophageal cancer, but this new one is the first to pinpoint a specific temperature, according to the researchers.
Is Your Doctor Helping or Hurting You Lose Weight?
A little empathy from a health care professional goes a long way for a few reasons.
RECALL: Toys “R” Us Canada's Koala Baby 2-pack sleepers
Toys “R” Us Canada is recalling their Koala Baby brand 2-pack sleepers because they don't meet the flammability requirements for children's sleepwear under Canadian law...