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Friday 19th January 2018

'Hot' Yoga Is No Better for Your Heart: Study

FRIDAY, Jan. 19, 2018 -- It's called "hot" yoga because it's practiced in sweltering temperatures, and some research has hinted that it might improve heart health more than traditional yoga. But a new study suggests that adding heat to your Half...

Flu May Be Spread By Just Breathing

FRIDAY, Jan. 19, 2018 -- In the midst of an especially tough flu season, here's more bad news: Researchers say it may be possible to spread the virus simply by breathing. Until now, it was thought that people picked up a flu virus when they touched...

Former NFL Pros Push for End to Kids' Tackle Football

FRIDAY, Jan. 19, 2018 -- A group of former National Football League greats -- including Hall of Famers Harry Carson of the New York Giants and Nick Buoniconti of the Miami Dolphins -- is urging parents not to let their children play tackle football...

For Supersized Cities, the More Trees the Better

FRIDAY, Jan. 19, 2018 -- Increasing the number of trees in extremely large cities can lead to significant health and financial benefits, a new study claims. The researchers focused on 10 so-called mega-cities -- those with at least 10 million people...

PMS: An Update on Solutions

FRIDAY, Jan. 19, 2018 -- Up to 75 percent of women experience PMS (premenstrual syndrome) with symptoms like anxiety, irritability and fatigue, health experts say. PMS is thought to be the result of a chain reaction that starts with the drop of the...

1 in 4 U.S. Stillbirths Might Be Prevented

FRIDAY, Jan. 19, 2018 -- About 1 in every 160 pregnancies in the United States ends in stillbirth. Now, a new study suggests many of these tragedies are "potentially" avoidable. With better prenatal and obstetric care, that stillbirth rate might...

How to Fight the Flu This Season

FRIDAY, Jan. 19, 2018 -- The flu is causing widespread misery across the United States this winter, but the American Lung Association says there are things you can do to avoid being felled by the virus. In what is being described as the worst flu...

Health Highlights: Jan. 19, 2018

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Second Alert About Measles Patient At O'Hare Airport Health officials have issued another alert about a person with measles who was at O'Hare...

Health Tip: Why Exercise?

-- Exercise helps more than just the waistline, and should be a part of every healthy person's life, the National Library of Medicine says. According to the agency, exercise: Helps control your weight. Reduces your risk of heart disease by...

Health Tip: 6 Suggestions For a Healthier New Year

-- Many a new year's resolution centers around living a healthier lifestyle. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests what you can do to succeed in your resolve: Make an appointment for acheck-up,vaccination orscreening....

Thursday 18th January 2018

Teens Eating Detergent 'Pods': Latest Web Fad Brings Big Dangers

THURSDAY, Jan. 18, 2018 -- You've gotta be kidding me. That's gotta be fake. That's the understandable first reaction of many to the viral phenomenon dubbed the "Tide Pod Challenge." Sad to say, it's real. Prompted by internet dares, dozens of U.S....

Levofloxacin in 5 Percent Dextrose 250mg/50mL by AuroMedics: Recall - Presence of Visible Particulate Matter

Audience: Pharmacy, Risk Manager, Infectious Disease [Posted 01/18/2018] ISSUE: AuroMedics Pharma LLC is voluntarily recalling one lot of Levofloxacin in 5% Dextrose Injection 250mg/50mL in a Single-Use flexible container NDC 55150-243-46, Lot...

ADHD Drug Use Soars Among Young Women

THURSDAY, Jan. 18, 2018 -- Though drugs to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are typically taken by children and young teens, scores of women of childbearing age are now using the medications, a new government report...

U.S. Smoking Rate Falls, But 38 Million Still Light Up

THURSDAY, Jan. 18, 2018 -- The number of American adults who smoke has decreased, but nearly 38 million still put their health at risk by using cigarettes, U.S. government data show. Cigarette smoking rates among Americans 18 and older fell from...

Concussion May Not Be Needed to Bring on CTE Brain Disease

THURSDAY, Jan. 18, 2018 -- Head impacts, not just concussions, may lead to the degenerative brain disease called chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), according to new research. The findings could lead to early detection and improved treatment and...

White House to Shield Health Workers Who Refuse Services on Moral Grounds

THURSDAY, Jan. 18, 2018 -- Health workers who refuse to perform abortions or sex-change operations on religious or moral grounds will now get more protection from the Trump administration. Any medical professional who feels his or her rights have...

'One-Stop' Blood Test for Cancer Shows Early Promise

THURSDAY, Jan. 18, 2018 -- In an early step toward "one-stop" screening for cancer, researchers report they've developed a blood test that can detect eight types of the disease. The blood test is dubbed CancerSEEK. It was able to catch cancer cases...

Scientists Seek a Better Flu Vaccine

THURSDAY, Jan. 18, 2018 -- Instead of getting a flu shot at the doctor's office, you might someday inhale a nasal spray vaccine at home. That's the goal of researchers who say a genetically engineered flu vaccine shows promise in animal research,...

The Pill Lowers Ovarian Cancer Risk, Even for Smokers

THURSDAY, Jan. 18, 2018 -- It's known that use of the birth control pill is tied to lower odds for ovarian cancer, but new research shows the benefit extends to smokers or women who are obese. According to the study from the U.S. National Cancer...

These Foods May Up Your Odds for Colon Cancer

THURSDAY, Jan. 18, 2018 -- Chowing down on red meat, white bread and sugar-laden drinks might increase your long-term risk of colon cancer, a new study suggests. These foods all increase inflammation in your body, and the inflammation they cause is...

Be a Savvy Supermarket Shopper

THURSDAY, Jan. 18, 2018 -- Depending on how you navigate the aisles, your local supermarket can be an obstacle course of temptations or a direct route to eating healthy. Start by carefully writing a detailed shopping list before you go, the experts...

Opioid Abuse Rises When Prescriptions Are Renewed

THURSDAY, Jan. 18, 2018 -- How long you take opioid painkillers after surgery is a much stronger risk factor for addiction and overdose than the dosage of the opioids you take, researchers report. The new study included more than 560,000 people who...

Obamacare Led to Rise in Breast Cancer Screening

THURSDAY, Jan. 18, 2018 -- More American women started getting recommended mammography screening after an "Obamacare" rule made the tests free, a new study finds. The rule meant that Medicare and most private insurers could no longer require women...

Could a Blood Test Spot Early Stage Colon Cancer?

THURSDAY, Jan. 18, 2018 -- A simple, cheap blood test to detect colon cancer -- even in its early stages -- appears highly effective and accurate, new research indicates. The test detects so-called "circulating tumor cells" (CTCs). Researchers...

Health Highlights: Jan. 18, 2018

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Packets That Turn Opioid Painkillers Into Useless Gel Offered At Walmart Packets that turn unused opioid painkillers into useless gel are...


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