The Value of Prostate-Specific Antigen in Diagnosis of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome in Adolescent Girls
This study was designed to evaluate and compare the serum total prostate-specific antigen levels in adolescent girls in with and without polycystic ovarian syndrome to show...
13 days ago - Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology - 2 articles
Vegetarian-style dietary pattern during adolescence has long-term positive impact on bone from adolescence to young adulthood: a longitudinal study
The amount of bone accrued during adolescence is an important determinant of later osteoporosis risk. Little is known about the influence of dietary patterns on the bone during...
2 monthes ago - Nutrition Journal
Alzheimer's drug could reverse effects of teen drinking
A drug commonly used to prevent mental decline in patients with dementia reportedly reversed the effects of alcohol exposure in adolescent rats, according to a Duke University...
3 monthes ago - Daily Mail
Fight menopausal weight gain with the Mediterranean diet: Research shows this eating pattern reduces weight, symptoms
All adolescent women know the burden of having their menstrual cycles. But the end of these monthly periods is only the beginning when it comes to discomfort. Menopause, a...
5 monthes ago - Natural News
A comprehensive whole-community approach to reduce childhood obesity shows promise
The World Health Organization reports that children who carry excess weight are more likely to stay overweight into adulthood and develop chronic diseases at a younger age...
5 monthes ago - Harvard - 3 articles
Adult Acne: Battling Wrinkles And Pimples At The Same Time Is Bullsh*t
I finish washing my face and start applying my anti-aging moisturizer when my fingers run across a familiar sensation - a painful bump that I know from experience will be...
6 monthes ago - Scary Mommy
Rising obesity rates impact fertility among young adults
Many adolescents and young adults may believe that obesity-related diseases, such as heart disease, diabetes and osteoarthritis, are concerns of old age. But excess weight can...
7 monthes ago - Healio
Researchers use fMRI to observe link between neural activity and risk for obesity
A team of researchers, including senior investigator, Bradley Peterson, MD, director of the Institute for the Developing Mind at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, used fMRI to...
9 monthes ago - News Medical
Migraines in Women
Headache is among the most common neurological conditions with a current worldwide prevalence in the general population of 47%. 1 The Global Burden of Disease Study 2015 ranks...
9 monthes ago - Modern Medicine
Weekend Link Love - Edition 463
RESEARCH OF THE WEEK Reducing sugar intake may be the key to reducing health care costs. In a mouse model of Alzheimer's, capsaicin improves cognitive function and reduces...
9 monthes ago - Mark's Daily Apple
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ANOTHER drop in US life expectancy
Death rates rose for Alzheimer's disease, diabetes, flu and pneumonia, and three other leading causes of death, according to numbers posted online Wednesday by the CDC.
Drugs Used to Treat Parkinson's may Work for TB too
A common mechanism by which our immune cells clear bacterial infections such as tuberculosis could be implicated in Parkinson's disease, finds a new study.
Jada Pinkett Smith's hair loss which strikes 20m women in menopause
Just like more than 20 million women in the US, actress Jada Pinkett Smith announced on Monday that she struggles with hair loss, likely due to hormonal shifts as the...
Just ONE head injury increases your risk of Parkinson's by 56%
A simple knock on the head is often overlooked by many, thinking it's impossible for it to have a great effect on our body's overall wellness. However, that will no longer be...
Lifetime Risk of Alzheimer's Dementia Using Biomarkers Estimated
Alzheimer's disease dementia risk varies by age, gender and disease state, found new study.
What is memory care?
For those with Alzheimer's disease, there comes a point when caregiving services are no longer enough. As their condition deteriorates, the need for care progresses beyond the...
Cancer Deaths Rates Drop Overall, but Not All Types
Annual report also finds increase in distant-stage prostate cancer
PSA-screening Rates Down After 2012 Task-force Recommendations
Prostate-specific antigen screening for prostate cancer declined after the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force advised against it in 2012, researchers have found. Reuters...
Is green tea good for BPH?
There are many potential treatments for an enlarged prostate or benign prostatic hyperplasia. Many people look to green tea to manage their BPH, and the science suggests that...
Plant pigments may preserve lung function into old age
In addition to their natural antioxidant properties, flavonoids - the compounds that give plants their color - may keep our lungs healthy into old age.