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Food Bullying

Friday, September 14

Friday, September 14

Findings highlight need for coordinated care for their unique health needs
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Cancer--Living with Cancer, Health Occupations

Food BullyingVideo (HealthDay)
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Bullying, Child Mental Health, Food Allergy

Thursday, September 13

Rate is even higher for seniors, study finds
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Gum Disease, Health Statistics

School-based programs aimed at getting children to eat more fruits and vegetables were somewhat successful in a new review of the interventions - although kids were more likely to up their servings of fruit than vegetables.
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Child Nutrition, School Health

But breast-feeding appears to have protective effect, researchers say

It can help improve core muscles
Related MedlinePlus Topic: Exercise and Physical Fitness

Foods to include, and those to avoid
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Diets, Heart Diseases--Prevention

Many cases of autism missed when parents don't know what signs to look for, researchers say

Evidence is inconclusive and may even point to weight gain, researchers say
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement, Weight Control

European review finds that screening every two years worthwhile for those aged 50 to 70
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Mammography, Seniors' Health

But most don't have a written evacuation plan, researchers find
Related MedlinePlus Topic: Disaster Preparation and Recovery

Males' need for 'control' over health may trigger more of a setback when illness strikes, researchers say
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Depression, Men's Health, Stroke

15 percent of victims suffer serious disabilities but clot-busting drugs may help, research suggests
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Disabilities, Transient Ischemic Attack

Mayor Michael Bloomberg says initiative is bid to combat obesity; opponents call it intrusion on individual rights
Related MedlinePlus Topic: Carbohydrates

Psychotropic drugs alter brain functioning, raise crash risk, researchers say

Study using mouse stem cells provides clues to how some birth defects occur, researcher says

It may someday be possible to draw a portrait of a person using only DNA, researchers say
Related MedlinePlus Topic: Genes and Gene Therapy

Out-of-hospital medical costs nearly doubled in about a decade

People who have highly demanding jobs and little freedom to make decisions are 23 percent more likely to have a heart attack compared with their less stressed out colleagues, according to research published on Friday.
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Heart Attack, Occupational Health, Stress

Topical Pain Relievers May Cause Burns (Food and Drug Administration)

Yosemite National Park expanded a warning about the deadly hantavirus to 230,000 more recent visitors and confirmed on Thursday that a ninth person had contracted the virus, which has already killed three people.
Related MedlinePlus Topic: Hantavirus Infections

Wednesday, September 12

Doctors with high empathy scores have patients with lower rates of serious complications, study shows

Proscar is indicated for enlarged prostate; study found it had little long-term detrimental effect
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Drug Safety, Prostate Cancer

Rise outpaced U.S. wage growth and general inflation, survey shows
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Health Insurance, Health Statistics

People with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) who don't have reliable access to nutritious food are more likely to end up in the hospital than those who regularly get enough to eat, a new study from San Francisco suggests.
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Living with HIV/AIDS, Nutrition

Sweets are OK, but only once-in-a-while
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Dental Health, Tooth Decay

Pediatricians' offices that offer more extensive counseling and information on safer sun practices are no more likely to have parents who follow that advice than offices that offer less intensive counseling, according to a new study.
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Children's Health, Sun Exposure

Differences seen in how the pancreas responds to excess fat with insulin
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Diabetes Type 2, Hispanic-American Health

Findings suggest the drug still blocks the virus even when patients miss a dose
Related MedlinePlus Topic: HIV/AIDS Medicines

But not replacement for actual tissue testing, FDA says

NIH Expands Safe Infant Sleep Outreach EffortFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)

A fresh look at earlier studies shows there are several steps seniors can take to prevent falls - a major health concern for the world's aging population.
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Exercise for Seniors, Falls, Seniors' Health

Findings may have implications for diabetes treatment, researcher says
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Diabetes, Diabetes Type 2, Genes and Gene Therapy

Bone scans, liver ultrasounds and chest X-rays only caught small number of cases
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Breast Cancer, Diagnostic Imaging

This may raise their risk for high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease
Related MedlinePlus Topics: African-American Health, Dietary Sodium, Stress

Research suggests it's survival of the fittest among these germs
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Bacterial Infections, Sinusitis

Texas remains the hardest hit state with 40 percent of mosquito-borne infections
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Health Statistics, West Nile Virus

CDC recommends booster shots for teens and adults
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Childhood Immunization, Whooping Cough

Those under 6 years often gain 2 to 5 pounds, study finds
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Children's Health, Tonsils and Adenoids

French doctors used virtual model to help them navigate patient's neck during operation
Related MedlinePlus Topics: CT Scans, Diagnostic Imaging, Surgery

Tuesday, September 11

Consumer beware: When prescription drugs become available over-the-counter, advertisers start spotlighting the benefits and downplaying the risks, a new study finds.
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Drug Safety, Over-the-Counter Medicines

Their mental health is similar to children of native-born Americans, study also finds
Related MedlinePlus Topic: Child Development

Nearly three-quarters in Japanese study were alive after 10 years
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Liver Diseases, Liver Transplantation

Found no difference in outcomes with daily use versus only during flare-ups
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Asthma, Steroids

Be sure to get enough sleep
Related MedlinePlus Topic: Fibromyalgia

Suggestions for people 60 and older
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Dental Health, Seniors' Health

When people with chronic health conditions have lower out-of-pocket costs for medications, they are more likely to actually fill their prescriptions, according to a new research review.
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Coping with Chronic Illness, Medicines

Football players' use of ketorolac should be more closely monitored, task force says
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Pain Relievers, Sports Injuries

It found no 'statistically significant' advantage in taking supplements, but at least one expert disagrees
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Dietary Fats, Heart Diseases

Study suggests this could affect their ability to get pregnant
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Female Infertility, Obesity

Fewer telltale brain plaques found in patients on angiotensin receptor blockers
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Alzheimer's Disease, Blood Pressure Medicines

Single men had worst post-treatment longevity, study found
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Cancer--Living with Cancer, Lung Cancer

One woman suffered blood poisoning but recovered after surgery
Related MedlinePlus Topic: Sepsis

Sleep disturbance could lead to greater risk for heart attack and high blood pressure, researchers say
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Noise, Sleep Disorders

Monday, September 10

Patients with low sodium levels in the blood also had more complications such as infections

Increases risk of cancer, ACS says
Related MedlinePlus Topic: Smokeless Tobacco

Here are some risk factors

People who drink heavily may be at risk of suffering a brain hemorrhage at a relatively early age, researchers reported Monday.
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Alcohol, Stroke

Using behavioral training to help babies fall asleep doesn't seem to harm them emotionally or developmentally years later, but it doesn't benefit them long-term either, according to a new study.
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Infant and Newborn Care, Parenting

Ancient technique outperformed 'sham' acupuncture in large review

National Cholesterol Education Month (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Most sore throats are actually caused by viruses
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Antibiotics, Sore Throat, Streptococcal Infections

Study finding points to need for novel weight-loss interventions
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Child Nutrition, Obesity in Children

Parents, daycare workers also should be immunized, AAP guidelines say
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Childhood Immunization, Flu

It's not certain why, but feeding practices might play a part, expert says
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Growth Disorders, Postpartum Depression

But review shows only an association, not a cause-and-effect relationship
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Marijuana, Testicular Cancer

Remember to Safeguard Your Health (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

While unlikely to spread to humans, scientists call for close global surveillance of pigs
Related MedlinePlus Topic: H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu)

During a single 10-hour period at the peak of last year's Egyptian uprising, doctors at one hospital admitted more than 300 protesters with gunshot, stabbing and tear-gas injuries, they reported in a recent study.

Infection rates, survival didn't change, but more risk for low blood sugar seen in study
Related MedlinePlus Topics: After Surgery, Children's Health, Heart Surgery

Renewing prior recommendations, experts say current tests not worth it for most
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Health Screening, Ovarian Cancer

Procedures, treatments should be kid-friendly, painless as possible, researchers say

Sunday, September 9

Kids, whether traveling by bus, bike, car or foot, should be taught how to avoid accidents
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Motor Vehicle Safety, School Health

TCGA Discovers Potential Therapeutic Targets for Lung Squamous Cell CarcinomaFrom the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute, National Human Genome Research Institute)

Plain old H2O is usually the better choice, expert says
Related MedlinePlus Topics: Carbohydrates, Child Nutrition, Sports Fitness

Saturday, September 8

August 2012 -- Yosemite National Park Outbreak Notice (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)