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  1. Antidepressants, psychotherapy may help ease irritable bowel syndromeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2018 |

    People with IBS typically suffer from chronic abdominal pain, gas, diarrhea and constipation. While some people improve with customized diets that avoid certain foods that trigger symptoms, this approach doesn't help everyone and some emerging research suggests that the condition may also be influenced by processes in the brain.


  2. Removing 'zombie' cells deters Alzheimer's in miceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 |

    A new study is the first to demonstrate a cause-and-effect link between removing "zombie cells" in a mouse's brain and a specific disease, Alzheimer's. PARIS: Eliminating dead-but-toxic cells occurring naturally in the brains of mice designed to mimic Alzheimer's slowed neuron damage and memory loss associated with the disease, according to a study published on Wednesday that could open a new front in the fight against dementia.


  3. Physician burnout taking center stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2018 |

    REUTERS: The medical establishment may finally be coming to grips with the issue of physician burnout. The evidence: two studies on the topic reported in the latest issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.


  4. Limited English may mean less-gentle death in ICURead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 |

    Death for patients in U.S. intensive care units may look a lot different for people with limited English proficiency than for native speakers, a large study suggests. About 8.5 percent of U.S. adults don't speak English as their primary language, researchers note in Mayo Clinic Proceedings.


  5. Osteoporosis drugs tied to lower fracture risk and health costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 |

    REUTERS: Older women with osteoporosis who consistently take medications for the condition may have a lower risk of fractures and lower total health costs than their counterparts who stop taking these drugs, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers examined data on 294,369 women who were at least 66 years old, insured by Medicare and prescribed osteoporosis medicines for the first time at some point between 2009 and 2011.


  6. Ever wondered if shingles is contagious?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2018 |

    You may develop chickenpox if you've never had it, and caution should be taken with pregnant women or those with a compromised immune system. NEW YORK: Shingles, the painful and blistery rash that arises when the chickenpox virus becomes reactivated, can be contagious, but only for people who are not already immune to chickenpox.


  7. Doctors don't always explain sexual side effects of prostate treatmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 |

    Medications that treat lower urinary tract symptoms and enlarged prostates may cause sexual dysfunction, but some urologists don't discuss this with patients, according to a survey of doctors. Although more than half of the physicians said they discuss ejaculatory dysfunction when prescribing the most common treatments, most don't routinely offer alternatives, the study authors report in World Journal of Urology.


  8. Printing body parts in hospital shows 3D tech's growing reachRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 |

    NEW YORK: Three-dimensional printers are letting doctors in Minnesota make simulated body parts in a hospital and a Brooklyn startup create rocket engines designed to put satellites into orbit, executives said Thursday at an event hosted by General Electric Co. The unusual locations for additive printing, highlighted at the first such event GE has organized, showed how quickly the technology is moving beyond plastic prototypes to everyday industrial use.


  9. Are people breaking more bones?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2018 |

    NEW YORK: A perfect storm threatens to derail the progress that has been made in protecting people's bone health. In the US, as the population over age 50 swells, fewer adults at risk of advanced bone loss and fractures are undergoing tests for bone density, resulting in a decline in the diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis, even for people who have already broken bones.


  10. Handle with care, suggests study on woodcutting tools and injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 |

    At-home users of woodcutting equipment are at risk for significant injuries, particularly of the fingers and hands, and should be vigilant about proper use protective gear, U.S. researchers warn. Investigators used a national database to look at emergency department visits for nonfatal injuries from power saws and axes between 2006 and 2016.


  11. Poor health literacy can be dangerous for heart failure patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2018 |

    People with heart failure have higher odds of hospitalization and death if they have trouble getting and understanding good health information, a new study suggests. "This study points to an important need to address low health literacy in heart failure and find effective strategies that can help overcome the risk," said Dr. Gregg Fonarow, co-chief of University of California, Los Angeles' division of cardiology, who was not involved in the study.


  12. Twice-weekly workouts may be best medicine for cognitive declineRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 |

    REUTERS:There's little evidence that medications improve mild cognitive decline associated with aging, according to a new review of research, but doctors can recommend exercise with confidence. Researchers reviewed 11,530 studies of so-called mild cognitive impairment , to see how many older people are affected and which interventions and lifestyle changes have been shown to improve symptoms.


  13. Does a strong immune system ward off colds and flu?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2018 |

    Frequent hand washing plays a part in keeping the cold bug away. NEW YORK: What makes people sick is a combination of bad luck - exposures to viruses or other pathogens - and the state of their immune system, said Dr Talia Swartz, an assistant professor and infectious disease expert at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York.


  14. Vitamin D, calcium supplements may not lower fracture riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2017 |

    Older adults who take vitamin D and calcium are no less likely to break their hips or other bones than peers who don't use these supplements, a research review suggests. Researchers examined data from 33 previous trials with a total of more than 51,000 people aged 50 or older who were living in the community, not in nursing homes or other institutional settings.


  15. Nerve-switch surgery restores function of paralyzed arms in small studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2017 |

    A year after the surgery, "the paralyzed arm showed improved power, function and reduced spasticity," they report in The New England Journal of Medicine. But the small study is sparking skepticism because the improvements seemed to appear faster than nerves are typically able to grow.


  16. Standing doesn't make you burn a lot more calories, but it still beats sitting: StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 |

    SINGAPORE: If standing is believed to be healthier than sitting, just how many more calories can the body burn when you are standing and how does that translate into weight loss? To find out just that, lead author Farzane Saeidifard, a research fellow at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, analysed nearly 50 previous studies on the subject, and included more than 1,100 people.


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