Health News RSS Feed

Health News

General health and medicine news.
Feed created by feedshuttle
147

Target Corp , Walmart Inc and toy importer LaRose Industries were sued on Thursday over the sale of lead-contaminated children's toys, New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood said.

Source Feed: Reuters: Health News
Categories: healthnews

A federal appeals court on Thursday narrowed an order that had blocked President Donald Trump's administration from enforcing new rules that undermine an Obamacare requirement for employers to provide insurance that covers women's birth control.

Source Feed: Reuters: Health News
Categories: healthnews


Women who recently gave birth may have an increased risk of breast cancer that lasts about 20 years. But for most, the overall risk is still small.

Source Feed: NYT > Health
Categories: breast cancer, pregnancy and childbirth, breasts, breastfeeding, annals of internal medicine

Scientists have taken a step toward building a computer model of the brain’s genome, one that may help clarify the genetic roots of schizophrenia, autism and other disorders.

Source Feed: NYT > Health
Categories: mental health and disorders, brain, schizophrenia, genetics and heredity, computers and the internet, research, autism, national institute of mental health, science (journal)



After halting a discredited alcohol study, officials will enforce new policies to ensure that private support does not compromise scientific integrity.

Source Feed: NYT > Health
Categories: research, conflicts of interest, national institutes of health, collins, francis s, alcoholic beverages, alcohol abuse

(Reuters Health) - - People with inflammatory bowel diseases like Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis may be up to 12 times more likely to have a heart attack, a U.S. study suggests.

Source Feed: Reuters: Health News
Categories: healthnews

(Reuters Health) - - Women who have surgery to remove their ovaries go through menopause abruptly, and a new study suggests this comes with an increased risk for the kinds of sleep troubles many women experience when they go through menopause gradually.

Source Feed: Reuters: Health News
Categories: healthnews

There was a time when gluten, a mixture of proteins found in wheat, rye and barley, was something of a foreign term. Not many people had heard of it, and the few who needed to avoid it found meals to be extremely challenging.

Source Feed: CNN.com - RSS Channel - Health

(Reuters Health) - - Mental engagement through problem-solving games like crossword puzzles, sudoku and brain teasers may not offset cognitive losses due to age-related dementia, a new study suggests.

Source Feed: Reuters: Health News
Categories: healthnews

(Reuters Health) - - Most obese patients who qualify for weight loss surgery don't seek it out, and that may be due at least partly to stigma, a U.S. survey suggests.

Source Feed: Reuters: Health News
Categories: healthnews



U.S. generics drugmaker Mylan said on Thursday that the United States Patent and Trademark Office had rejected Sanofi's infringement claims relating to insulin drug Lantus.

Source Feed: Reuters: Health News
Categories: healthnews


As Venezuela's hyperinflation and chronic medicine shortages leave HIV patients with little hope of obtaining antiretroviral drugs, many are now relying on the leaves of a tropical tree known as the guasimo.

Source Feed: Reuters: Health News
Categories: healthnews

Studies that rely on tissue from aborted fetuses have pitted abortion critics against scientists who say the research helps millions of people.

Source Feed: NYT > Health
Categories: abortion, national institutes of health, research, health and human services department, giroir, brett p, fetal tissue

Fentanyl is now the most commonly used drug involved in drug overdoses, according to a new government report. The latest numbers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics say that the rate of drug overdoses involving the synthetic opioid skyrocketed by about 113% each year from 2013 through 2016.

Source Feed: CNN.com - RSS Channel - Health


Pharmaceutical company Kaléo announced Wednesday that it will offer a generic version of its opioid antidote Evzio for $178 for a carton containing two single-dose auto-injector pens.

Source Feed: CNN.com - RSS Channel - Health

Aerobic activities like jogging and interval training can make our cells biologically younger; weight training did not have the same effect.

Source Feed: NYT > Health
Categories: exercise, longevity, chromosomes, elderly, age, chronological, genetics and heredity


Sex workers across 33 countries who face repressive policing -- identified as arrest, imprisonment, confiscation of needles, syringes, condoms, displacement to new area or physical or sexual violence by officers -- have a three times higher chance of experiencing physical or sexual violence, according to a new study.

Source Feed: CNN.com - RSS Channel - Health

We’ve needed fear to survive as a species. But how do you not let the emotional response of the fear reflex run wild?

Source Feed: NYT > Health
Categories: fear (emotion), post-traumatic stress disorder, psychology and psychologists

A study featured on “60 Minutes” is sure to alarm parents. Here’s what scientists know, and don’t know, about the link between screens, behavior, and development.

Source Feed: NYT > Health
Categories: brain, children and childhood, computer and video games, violence (media and entertainment), national institutes of health, university of california, san diego, 60 minutes ii (tv program)

Headlines suggest that the epigenetic marks of trauma can be passed from one generation to the next. But the evidence, at least in humans, is circumstantial at best.

Source Feed: NYT > Health
Categories: genetics and heredity, mice, children and childhood, animal behavior, biology and biochemistry

Academic research publications rely on doctors to voluntarily disclose their payments from drug and health companies in a lax reporting system some say is broken.

Source Feed: NYT > Health
Categories: doctors, academic and scientific journals, conflicts of interest, drugs (pharmaceuticals), new england journal of medicine, american society of clinical oncology, baselga, jose, wolchok, jedd, clinical trials, ethics and official misconduct, journal of clinical oncology, journal of the american medical assn, yale school of medicine, burris, howard a iii, alpern, robert j, arteaga, carlos l

Oils, tinctures and salves — and sometimes old-fashioned buds — are increasingly common in seniors’ homes. Doctors warn that popularity has outstripped scientific evidence.

Source Feed: NYT > Health
Categories: medical marijuana, elderly, drugs (pharmaceuticals), sleep, chemotherapy, nausea, pain-relieving drugs, journal of the american geriatrics society, jama neurology (journal), duke university medical center, casarett, david j

Advertisement













The company's first step is to partner with its supplying beef producers in the top 10 beef sourcing markets to measure and understand the current use of antibiotics in its global supply chains.

Source Feed: WebMD Health

While formal research into the benefits of aromatherapy poses many challenges, some evidence does suggest that the alternative treatment may help relieve nausea, anxiety, various types of pain, and a number of other conditions.

Source Feed: WebMD Health

Researchers looked at specific genes and their regulatory networks to learn more about changes in the brain as it develops, how that varies between individuals, and the causes of certain mental disorders.

Source Feed: WebMD Health

A new study that followed men with larger and more aggressive prostate cancer than is usually diagnosed today found that those who had surgery instead of “watchful waiting” lived a few years longer.

Source Feed: WebMD Health


The study, of more than 100,000 older women veterans, spotlights the risk factors stemming from military service that can lead to thinking and memory problems down the road.

Source Feed: WebMD Health

The recall in the United States and Canada involves certain lots of the product made between Oct. 7, 2016, and Oct. 16, 2018, and distributed between Oct. 17, 2016, and Oct. 23, 2018.

Source Feed: WebMD Health

In the 15-year study of more than 300,000 people who’d had a heart attack, the risk was highest at 10 p.m. on Christmas Eve.

Source Feed: WebMD Health

RSS Feed Subscribe to this Feed via RSS reader.


Advertisement