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US Cholesterol Average Is Ideal at 199
Americans may be too fat, but at least their cholesterol is low. For the first time in nearly 50 years, the average cholesterol level for U.S. adults is in the ideal range
Health
Source: US News
Posted on: Thursday, Dec 13, 2007, 9:18am
Rating: | Views: 136 | Comments: 0
Epigenetics May Be The Underlying Cause For Male Infertility
Researchers at the University of Southern California (USC) suggest epigenetics, or the way DNA is processed and expressed, may be the underlying cause for male infertility.
Health
Source: Science Daily
Posted on: Thursday, Dec 13, 2007, 9:17am
Rating: | Views: 655 | Comments: 0
To Keep Mouths Safe, Don't Just Wear A Mouthguard; Keep It Clean
According to a new study mouthguards worn by athletes harbor large numbers of bacteria, yeasts and molds that can possibly lead to life and/or health-threatening infectious/inflammatory diseases.
Healthcare
Source: Science Daily
Posted on: Wednesday, Dec 12, 2007, 10:32am
Rating: | Views: 571 | Comments: 0
Monthly Fasting May Help Heart
Those clean-living Mormons appear to benefit from a one-day fast every month, and now scientists are saying that anyone who skips meals once a month is 40 percent less likely to develop arterial blockages.
Health
Source: Wired
Posted on: Wednesday, Dec 12, 2007, 9:03am
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The Claim: Don’t Eat the Mistletoe. It Can Be Deadly
Mistletoe has a legendary reputation for romance, but it is also widely considered as lethal as it is festive.
Health
Source: NYT
Posted on: Tuesday, Dec 11, 2007, 11:05am
Rating: | Views: 257 | Comments: 0
Emergency Antidote, Direct to Addicts
Among the growing numbers of researchers and public health officials advocating a daring new strategy to put an injectable antidote for heroin overdoses directly into the hands of addicts, few have the credibility of Mark Kinzly.
Healthcare
Source: NYT
Posted on: Tuesday, Dec 11, 2007, 11:05am
Rating: | Views: 476 | Comments: 0
Products With Good Bacteria Get Popular
Bugs in baby food? Microbes in your milkshake? Relax, this is not the latest tainted food scare - it's a growing trend in foods designed to boost health, not make you sick.
Health
Source: US News
Posted on: Tuesday, Dec 11, 2007, 8:38am
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Research reveals secrets of alcohol's effect on brain cells
Alcohol triggers the activation of a variety of genes that can influence the health and activity of brain cells, and new research from Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City sheds light on how that process occurs.
Neuroscience
Source: EurekAlert
Posted on: Sunday, Dec 09, 2007, 3:33pm
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A clear pattern of risk emerges from city smog
L.A.'s notorious air pollution is hardest on kids. The closer to a freeway they live, play or attend school, the more likely it is that their developing lungs' capacity will be reduced.
Health
Source: LA Times
Posted on: Saturday, Dec 08, 2007, 11:49am
Rating: | Views: 187 | Comments: 0
A Radical Revamp of Peer Review?
Scientists conducting a sweeping examination of the peer-review system at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) are considering some radical ideas to revamp the process
Science Politics
Source: Science
Posted on: Saturday, Dec 08, 2007, 11:48am
Rating: | Views: 594 | Comments: 0
New software to aid early detection of infectious disease outbreaks
A newly released software program will let health authorities at the site of an infectious disease outbreak quickly analyze data, speeding the detection of new cases and the implementation of effective interventions.
Epidemiology
Source: EurekAlert
Posted on: Friday, Dec 07, 2007, 10:41am
Rating: | Views: 159 | Comments: 0
Benin finds two bird flu outbreaks, suspects H5N1
enin has discovered two outbreaks of bird flu among poultry which it believes to be the deadly H5N1 strain, the first such cases in the West African country, a senior health official said on Friday.
Epidemiology
Source: Reuters
Posted on: Friday, Dec 07, 2007, 10:39am
Rating: | Views: 388 | Comments: 0
Testing Toys for Lead
Sales of do-it-yourself lead-test kits are up this season. Dozens of toys contaminated with lead have been recalled over the past year, so it's not a surprise that parents want to know whether their holiday toys are tainted.
Health
Source: NPR
Posted on: Thursday, Dec 06, 2007, 8:47am
Rating: | Views: 488 | Comments: 0
The health pros and cons of drinking
When you toast the New Year with a flute of champagne or down a glass of your favorite red wine on the weekends, it can actually be good news for your body: One glass a day (or less) can make your heart stronger and may boost your memory.
Healthcare
Source: CNN.com
Posted on: Wednesday, Dec 05, 2007, 10:29am
Rating: | Views: 490 | Comments: 0
Elite Athletes More Susceptible To Common Illnesses
Elite athletes -- often perceived as the epitome of health and fitness -- may be more susceptible to common illness and are therefore proving useful in helping scientists understand more about the immune system.
Healthcare
Source: Science Daily
Posted on: Wednesday, Dec 05, 2007, 10:29am
Rating: | Views: 688 | Comments: 0
Landmark Heart Study Expands to Genetics
60 Years Later, Landmark Heart Study Expanding to Genetic Factors Behind Health and Disease
Healthcare
Source: ABC News
Posted on: Saturday, Dec 01, 2007, 1:20pm
Rating: | Views: 323 | Comments: 0
22-Year-Old Virgin? Watch Your Health
Those who enter the sexual ring later may be at more risk of sexual dysfunction.
Healthcare
Source: ABC News
Posted on: Friday, Nov 30, 2007, 1:01pm
Rating: | Views: 425 | Comments: 0
Animal health seen crucial in bird flu battle
Epidemiology
Source: Reuters
Posted on: Friday, Nov 30, 2007, 9:40am
Rating: | Views: 216 | Comments: 0
Office of the Future: Walk While Working
Health
Source: ABC News
Posted on: Friday, Nov 30, 2007, 9:40am
Rating: | Views: 520 | Comments: 0
Listen: Presidential Candidates Discuss Health Care Plans
Healthcare
Source: NPR
Posted on: Monday, Nov 26, 2007, 4:02pm
Rating: | Views: 440 | Comments: 0
Nanotech's health, environment impacts worry scientists
Nanotech
Source: EurekAlert
Posted on: Monday, Nov 26, 2007, 12:24pm
Rating: | Views: 197 | Comments: 0
Scientists urge $2-3 billion study of ocean health
Environment
Source: Reuters
Posted on: Monday, Nov 26, 2007, 9:04am
Rating: | Views: 475 | Comments: 0
Ripening Secrets Of The Vine Revealed
Health
Source: Science Daily
Posted on: Wednesday, Nov 21, 2007, 8:12pm
Rating: | Views: 597 | Comments: 0
Flavonoids Govern Cell Processes, Enhance Health
Healthcare
Source: Science Daily
Posted on: Monday, Oct 15, 2007, 7:25pm
Rating: | Views: 773 | Comments: 0
Marital Spats, Taken to Heart
Health
Source: NYT
Posted on: Wednesday, Oct 03, 2007, 1:10pm
Rating: | Views: 444 | Comments: 0
Charting our health by the stars. Remember, correlation does not equal causation.
All
Source: Some Canadians
Posted on: Saturday, Feb 17, 2007, 1:59pm
Rating: | Views: 211 | Comments: 0
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