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Gout affects about 4 percent of American adults, or about 8.3 million individuals. The condition can strike anyone at any age, but it is most common among men over the age of 40.
When dealing with acute flaccid myelitis, (AFM), "early and aggressive physical therapy intervention can actually be very, very important," Osterholm said.
The study’s findings apply to Minnesotans and others living in northern latitudes. It doesn’t take much exposure to sunlight for the body to manufacture enough vitamin D to be healthy.
Helping family caregivers take care of themselves is an urgent and growing health issue.
By comparison, five people died from shark attacks in 2017.
Spinal cord stimulation is an option for people who have tried other methods of treatment for their pain but have not found significant relief, said Dr. Peter Stiles.
This finding calls into question the long-standing belief — bolstered by several previous studies — that the morning hours present a kind of “danger time zone” for life-threatening heart-related events, such as heart attacks, stroke and sudden cardiac arrest.
The study also found that middle-aged women who have been sexually assaulted are at greater risk of depression and anxiety.
Future research involving cancer drugs should focus on overall survival and/or include “rigorous and trustworthy” measures of quality of life as an endpoint, the researchers concluded.
Scientists believe water may help protect against urinary tract infections by diluting and then flushing out bacteria from the urinary tract before an infection can take hold.
Susan Perry Sexually transmitted disease (STD) rates in the United States have reached record highs for the fourth year in a row, according to a new report released Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).In 2017, almost 2.3 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and
Susan Perry It’s not just political elections that Russian internet trolls have been trying to influence with a divisive misinformation campaign. According to a study published last week in the American Journal of Public Health, Russian trolls — along with bots spreading malware and spam — have also been sowing discord by dissemin...
Susan Perry We’ve been told for years that drinking alcohol in moderation — having a glass of wine or a beer with dinner each day — is not only harmless to our health, but may actually protect our heart and thus help us live longer. In recent years, however, some health experts have begun to question that message, pointing t...
Susan Perry If your relaxing and long-anticipated summer vacation has come to an end, there’s another way you may be able to de-stress your life: Take a break from Facebook. Staying off Facebook for just five days appears to reduce the amount of cortisol — a measure of stress — circulating in people’s bodies, according to an Aus...
Susan Perry Men who wear boxer shorts tend to have higher sperm counts and better quality sperm than those who wear tight-fitting jockeys and briefs, Harvard University researchers have found."These results point to a relatively easy change that men can make when they and their partners are seeking to become pregnant," said Lidia Míngu...
Susan Perry About 1 in 15 Americans over the age of 40 smells “phantom odors” — often something unpleasant, like rotting food — when nothing is actually there, according to a study published in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. Although the phenomenon of perceiving phantom odors has long been acknowledged in the medica...
Susan Perry If you’re overweight or obese, shedding a few pounds — even as little as 5 to 10 percent of your body weight — is likely to lower your risk of developing medical conditions like heart disease, stroke and diabetes.That’s been the message of health organizations, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC...
Susan Perry Most high-income countries experienced a drop in life expectancy in 2015 — the first in decades — but only the United States and the United Kingdom saw that troubling trend continue into 2016, according to a study published late last week in the BMJ.A second study, appearing in the same journal, found that recent declines in ...
Susan Perry Many popular baby food products contain “concerning levels” of heavy metals, including lead, cadmium and inorganic arsenic, according to a report released Thursday by Consumer Reports.For the report, the organization’s researchers purchased three samples each of 50 nationally distributed packaged food items made for babies ...
Susan Perry Compared to other forms of urban transport, cycling may offer city dwellers greater mental and physical health benefits, according to a study published this week in the journal Environment International.The study, which was led by researchers at the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), used data collected from more t...
Susan Perry Rising global temperatures are resulting in an increase in mosquito “disease danger days” across much of the United States, including Minnesota, according to a new report by Climate Central, a nonprofit news organization run by scientists and journalists. As the report points out, human-caused climate change has signific...
Susan Perry A new study, published in the August issue of Science, suggests that a rather simple intervention, tried out on doctors in California, may get physicians to be more cautious about prescribing opioid medications. The study found that when physicians were sent a letter informing them of the overdose death of a patient to whom ...
Andy Steiner Two years ago, self-described Minnesota State Fair enthusiast Dave Lee had an idea. An appointee to Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton’s State Advisory Council on Mental Health, Lee was visiting the fair, as he does every year without fail, when he decided that the mammoth event would be the perfect place to increase public understand...
Susan Perry Within the last few weeks, a rare blood infection, caused by a species of bacteria found in the mouths of cats and dogs, killed a 58-year-old woman in Milwaukee and caused another Wisconsinite, a 48-year-old South Bend housepainter, to lose his legs and hands.The bacteria species is Capnocytophaga canimorsus, which exists in...
Susan Perry As the ever-growing obesity epidemic has made clear, it’s quite easy these days to put on excess weight — and quite difficult to take it off. Indeed, a stunning 40 percent of American adults — more than 93 million individuals — are obese.The average American now weighs at least 15 pounds more than 20 years ago. Most ...