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At only 2 years of age, McKenna Xydias is a cancer survivor.
Posted: June 25, 2019, 10:25 pm
About half the companies studied offer unproven stem cell treatments for conditions where they do not have a physician with the needed training to treat those conditions, the lead researcher said.
Posted: June 25, 2019, 9:20 pm
Women ages 18-49 who smoked had a more than 13 times higher chance of having a major heart attack than did those who didn't smoke. Men in this age group who smoked had an 8.6 times higher risk than nonsmokers.
Posted: June 25, 2019, 8:24 pm
Triclosan is found in a variety of products including soaps, toothpaste and mouthwash. The FDA banned it from hand sanitizers, but it's still widely used in other products.
Posted: June 25, 2019, 8:02 pm
It’s the first research in humans to show that something like a cup of coffee can have a direct effect on the calorie-burning fuctions of brown fat, said the study leader.
Posted: June 25, 2019, 5:25 pm
President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order he said would make it easier for consumers to get prices for hospital services.
Posted: June 25, 2019, 2:19 pm
The researchers tested the CBD against some strains of staphylococcus, which cause skin infections, and streptococcus, which cause strep throat.
Posted: June 24, 2019, 9:16 pm
Like their owners, dogs can have mental decline. Medications can help slow this decline, and a study says mental stimulation could also improve brain health.
Posted: June 24, 2019, 8:37 pm
A new study has found that people 55 and older who took strong anticholinergic medications daily for three years or more had a 50% increased risk of dementia.
Posted: June 24, 2019, 8:29 pm
Between 2015 and 2017, the use of 3-D mammograms rose faster in the Northeast and Northwest, but more slowly in the Southeast. It was adopted faster in regions with higher incomes, more education and more whites.
Posted: June 24, 2019, 8:03 pm

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American Heart Association

Study Highlights: Among African Americans, television watching proved more of a heart health threat than sitting at a desk job.African Americans who watched more than four hours of television every day faced a 50% greater risk of heart disease and ...
Posted: June 26, 2019, 9:00 am
Embargoed until 4 a.m. CT / 5 a.m. ET Tuesday, June 25, 2019 DALLAS, June 25, 2019 — More than half (56%) of employed Americans who typically eat lunch during work hours struggle to eat a healthy lunch at work, and more than three quarters (77%) say ...
Posted: June 25, 2019, 9:00 am
DALLAS, 25 de junio del 2019. Más de la mitad (56%) de los empleados estadounidenses que almuerzan habitualmente durante su jornada de trabajo tienen dificultades para almorzar de forma saludable en el trabajo, y más de tres cuartos afirman que es más ...
Posted: June 25, 2019, 9:00 am
News release highlights: Research center teams will develop, test and implement innovative new ways to help prevent and treat heart arrhythmias and sudden cardiac arrest.New treatments in the works include a drug delivered by nasal spray or injection ...
Posted: June 24, 2019, 4:00 pm
Washington, D.C., June 21, 2019­ — This week marks the 10th anniversary of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, a landmark law that granted the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulatory oversight of the manufacture, marketing and ...
Posted: June 21, 2019, 12:53 pm
DALLAS, June 20, 2019 – Jane E. Freedman, M.D., FAHA, has been selected as the new editor-in-chief of Circulation Research, one of 12 scientific journals of the American Heart Association, the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted to ...
Posted: June 20, 2019, 6:00 pm
Study Highlights: Working long hours for 10 years or more may be associated with stroke.People under age 50 had a higher risk of stroke when working long hours for a decade or more. Embargoed until 4 a.m. CT / 5 a.m. ET Thursday, June 20, 2019 DALLAS, ...
Posted: June 20, 2019, 9:00 am
Puntos destacados del estudio: Trabajar muchas horas durante 10 años o más podría estar asociado a sufrir un accidente cerebrovascular.Las personas menores de 50 años presentaron un mayor riesgo de sufrir un accidente cerebrovascular si trabajaron ...
Posted: June 20, 2019, 9:00 am
DALLAS, June 19, 2019 — Bertram L. Scott, a nationally recognized health care executive from Charlotte, North Carolina, and Robert A. Harrington, M.D., FAHA, an acclaimed interventional cardiologist from Stanford, California, will lead the American ...
Posted: June 19, 2019, 2:00 pm
Study Highlights: Cancer patients who took statin medication had a 32% reduction in stroke following radiation therapy to the chest, head or neck.This is the first large study to look at whether statins are protective against cardiovascular and ...
Posted: June 19, 2019, 9:00 am

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