Childhood asthma tied to increased LV mass index in adulthood
Adults with a history of childhood asthma had an elevated left ventricular mass index, especially in those with prehypertension or hypertension, according to a study published...
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Delaying Breast Reconstruction Following Mastectomy may Benefit Some Women
Patients with a combination of risk factors, such as being obese and having diabetes or being a smoker, may benefit from delayed rather than immediate breast implant reconstruction
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Exercise and Diet 'Key to a Healthy Pregnancy'
Half of all women of childbearing age worldwide are overweight or obese, and a new study underlines the importance of a healthy lifestyle during pregnancy to avoid...
6 hours ago - Medscape
Fantasy Football League Loser Has to Recreate Nude ESPN Body Issue
Rodale Inc. This new rule might spice up your own league Whether there's money involved or not, winning your fantasy football league is a moment of glory. Your football...
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Healthier living could reduce worldwide dementia by a third, report says
Up to one-third of the world's dementia cases could be prevented by addressing factors such as education, hypertension, diet, hearing loss and depression over the course of a...
15 hours ago - National Post
Dietary linoleic acid interacts with FADS1 genetic variability to modulate HDL-cholesterol and obesity-related traits
Blood levels of polyunsaturated fatty acids are under control of endogenous synthesis via Δ5- and Δ6-desaturases, encoded by the FADS1 and FADS2 genes, respectively and of...
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Poor Diet, Depression and More Can Impact Dementia Risk - AARP
8 hours ago... Lifestyle factors can play a role in who develops dementia and Alzheimers with obesity, depression and hearing loss contributing to cognitive ...
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Healthy Lifestyle May Increase Lifespan by 7 Years
Those aged at least 50 years who never smoked, were not obese, and drank moderately lived up to 7 years longer and delayed disability up to 6 years compared with the general...
1 day ago - Medscape
Nine lifestyle changes may reduce risk of dementia
"Nine lifestyle changes can reduce dementia risk," BBC News reports. A major review by The Lancet has identified nine potentially modifiable risk factors linked to...
1 day ago - NHS - 2 articles
Opioids and obesity, not 'despair deaths,' raising mortality rates for white Americans
Drug-related deaths among middle-aged white men increased more than 25-fold between 1980 and 2014, with the bulk of that spike occurring since the mid-1990s when addictive...
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New cancer drugs turn patients' gray hair BROWN
While chemotherapy is notorious for making hair fall out, the 14 patients involved in this report were all being treated with a new form of drugs called immunotherapy, which...
Insured, but Still Barred from Top-Tier Cancer Centers
Cheaper policies may not cover U.S. National Cancer Institute-affiliated doctors Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer , Health Insurance
Mental Health Associated With Perception of Nasal Function
Patients with poor mental well-being and low self-esteem had poorer perceptions of nasal function compared with patients with good mental health.
Laser Therapy Effective Against Eye Floaters
Eye floaters become more prevalent with age, and although most patients grow accustomed to them, many find them bothersome, and they can worsen visual quality.
House Freedom Caucus to seek Obamacare repeal without replacement
The group announced this week that it will seek signatures on a petition that would bring a reincarnation of the 2015 Obamacare repeal bill that then-President Obama vetoed to...
Wider Access to Meds Cuts Global AIDS Deaths in Half
But eastern Europe and Middle East are falling behind, U.N. report says Related MedlinePlus Pages: HIV/AIDS , HIV/AIDS Medicines , International Health
This Burpee Will Make You Feel Like a Pro Athlete
Use this explosive variation to boost your speed, agility, and reaction time There's something to be said about exercises that make you feel good. You know, the ones you...
Alzheimer's Affects Twice as Many People as Estimated
Because it is believed that Alzheimer's disease affects more people than estimated, new research is being implemented. Currently about 5.4 million suffer from Alzheimer's...
Pairing sugary drinks with protein makes you more tired
A glass of water is the better option with a high-protein meal, like an English breakfast, for those wanting to burn off the calories and stay awake, US Department of...
Leaning Forward During Phone Use May Cause ‘Text Neck'
Recently, spine surgeons have been getting an increased number of patients complaining of upper back pain. This pain is most likely due to the improper posture adopted when...