50 min ago
Red Bluff Daily News
County Fare: Study questions how sharply Americans should cut salt intake
WASHINGTON A surprising new report questions public health efforts to get Americans to sharply cut back on salt, saying it's not clear whether eating super-low levels is worth the struggle.
8 hrs ago
Frederick Doyle | Mapper for NASA, 93
Frederick Doyle, 93, a photographic mapping specialist whose work included space photography for NASA, photo reconnaissance from spy satellites, and high-resolution photos of Earth's surface from outer space, died April 17 at his home in McLean, Va.
Tue May 21, 2013
Age, Other Illnesses May Make Prostate Cancer Treatment Unnecessary
Aggressive treatment for prostate cancer may not be warranted for many older patients with underlying medical conditions, a new study finds.
Healthcare costs and tradeoffs: Air conditioners and teachers' salaries edition
At the Washington Post's Wonkblog, Ezra Klein has put up two posts about healthcare costs that are well worth reading.
Value Investors Take Note: Fire Sale On This Heart Failure Asset
With a capital raise recently out of the way and a pivotal trial enrolling towards a regulatory filing in the U.S., Sunshine Heart's $60M market capitalization drastically discounts the long-term potential of the company's experimental heart assist device.
Power Publisher's New Release Double Trouble for the Common Man by Dr. Vikram Vinayek
Vikram Vinayek, the book covers latest updates and crucial details about numerous subjects in medical science The book Double Trouble for the Common Man is a quick medical refresher course and rapid ready reckoner.
Low-Sodium Diet May Actually Be Bad for You
A new study has found that a low-sodium diet is not only not beneficial to health, it may even be harmful, The New York Times reports .
Mon May 20, 2013
US News & World Report
Salt in the Sweet Spot
Depending on your taste preferences for food, and food for thought alike, you either welcomed the recent Institute of Medicine report on salt indicating the lack of evidence for intake levels below 2,300 milligrams per day, or winced.
Embargoed news from Annals of Internal Medicine
Older men with localized prostate cancer and other serious health conditions may not benefit from aggressive treatment for their cancer.
5 Ways to Lower Blood Pressure
When was the last time you thought about your blood pressure? High blood pressure, or hypertension, is often called a 'silent killer' because there are no warning signs or symptoms.
Sun May 19, 2013
Patient and physician related factors of adherence to evidence based...
Patient and physician related factors of adherence to evidence based guidelines in diabetes mellitus type 2, cardiovascular disease and prevention: a cross sectional study BACKGROUND:Patients do not always receive guideline-adherent therapy, yet little is known about the underlying causes on the patients' side.
Gospel sing in my honor was greatly appreciated
I would like to thank Charles "Bootsie" Bullock for putting on a gospel sing in my honor recently at Bethel Baptist Church.
Sat May 18, 2013
Human cloning developments raise hopes for new treatments
People often react with horror at the idea of human cloning, yet 3 in 1,000 babies born are identical twins.
Talk to people in Oregon about health care for long and eventually you will be asked something like this: "You've heard the air conditioner story, right?" In this case, it's John McConnell, a health economist at Oregon Health and Science University, doing the asking.
Fri May 17, 2013
Lung Surgery after cardiac stents: When and How
Modern medicine has become a myriad of published recommendations and guidelines for the standardization of treatment.
Watertown Daily Times
E.J. Noble Hospital lab expands services
The list of on-site analysis of lab tests is growing, which means results will be available faster, speeding up diagnosis and treatment, especially for those receiving emergency care.
Thu May 16, 2013
Fitness at middle age is important for heart health
As reported by Medline Plus , heart disease is the number one killer in the U.S. And so there is a great interest in manners to help maintain a healthy cardiovascular status as people age.
Metabolic Solutions Development Co. of Kalamazoo publishes...
Jerry Colca, co-founder and chief scientific officer of Metabolic Solutions Development Co.
Former Commissioner, Barbecue Mogul John Willingham Dies
Former Shelby County Commissioner and barbecue connoisseur John Willingham died Wednesday of congestive heart failure.