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Diet guidance could slow kidney disease, cut costs - Reuters

Nutritional Medicine - Thu, 2018-08-16 13:36

Diet guidance could slow kidney disease, cut costs
Reuters
Mattix-Kramer and colleagues review the evidence on medical nutrition therapy (MNT), which is an individual nutrition assessment that includes planning and dietary education by a registered dietician. For people with kidney disease, decreasing intake ...

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The opioid crisis has hit Williamson County. Why aren't more people talking about it? - The Tennessean

Prescription Pills Addiction - Thu, 2018-08-16 13:27

The Tennessean

The opioid crisis has hit Williamson County. Why aren't more people talking about it?
The Tennessean
His father, Mark Witthauer, had planned his son's funeral dozens of times in his mind during his 10-year addiction that ended with heroin and prescription painkillers. But he still wasn't ready for that call. Mark Witthauer and his wife, Karen, were ...

Organic baby foods contain lead and arsenic, here's what parents can do to safeguard kids - USA TODAY

Organic Food - Thu, 2018-08-16 13:21

USA TODAY

Organic baby foods contain lead and arsenic, here's what parents can do to safeguard kids
USA TODAY
Parents who feed their children organic foods want to be assured they're making the healthier, safer choice. But a report released Thursday by Consumer Reports said that organic foods are no safer than conventional baby and toddler foods when it comes ...
Heavy Metals in Baby Food: What You Need to KnowConsumerReports.org
"Worrisome" levels of lead and arsenic found in baby foodCBS News
'Consumer Reports' Finds Heavy Metals in Baby FoodsWebMD
San Francisco Chronicle
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Making Sense of Medicine: With migraines, identifying the cause is key - The Daily News of Newburyport

Energy Medicine - Thu, 2018-08-16 13:03

Making Sense of Medicine: With migraines, identifying the cause is key
The Daily News of Newburyport
Magnesium deficiency. The need for magnesium is widespread in the body. It's required for energy production, contributes to bone development and is required for DNA/RNA synthesis. The recommended daily intake from teenage on is 300 to 400 milligrams, ...

The first drug specifically for postpartum depression is nearing approval - Quartz

Postpartum Depression - Thu, 2018-08-16 13:01

Quartz

The first drug specifically for postpartum depression is nearing approval
Quartz
Pregnancy changes a woman's body and brain in ways scientists are still working to understand. Consider postpartum depression: some 10% to 20% of mothers feel a prolonged sadness, anxiety, irritability, and inability to bond with their newborns after ...

Trump Calls On Justice Department to Sue Opioid Companies - Wall Street Journal

Prescription Pills Addiction - Thu, 2018-08-16 12:24

Wall Street Journal

Trump Calls On Justice Department to Sue Opioid Companies
Wall Street Journal
More than 25 states as well as municipalities and Native American tribes have filed more than 1,000 lawsuits, claiming that aggressive marketing of prescription painkillers contributed to the opioid addiction epidemic. Among the companies targeted are ...
Trump wants lawsuit against opioid makersThe Union Leader
Trump Administration Proposes Production Quota Cuts for Six OpioidsU.S. News & World Report
Trump calls for US to sue opioid-makersNorthwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

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The Agonizingly Slow Progress Against The Cancer That Killed Aretha Franklin - Forbes

Diabetes - Thu, 2018-08-16 12:13

Forbes

The Agonizingly Slow Progress Against The Cancer That Killed Aretha Franklin
Forbes
Aretha Franklin, whose unearthly voice turned songs like “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman” and “Respect” into immortal classics, died this morning at the age of 76. The cause of death was a neuroendocrine tumor of the pancreas. “Aretha helped ...

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Maybe Coffee Won't Have To Have A Cancer Warning After All - Sprudge

Carcinogens - Thu, 2018-08-16 11:55

Sprudge

Maybe Coffee Won't Have To Have A Cancer Warning After All
Sprudge
For shops, this means posting some sort of signage stating coffee to contain carcinogens, and for roasters it means putting a cancer warning on their retail bags. This is due to a court ruling back in March where a judge ultimately decided that the ...
California Moves to Cancel Coffee Cancer WarningsU.S. News & World Report
California may NOT put cancer warning labels on coffee: State regulator tells court to reverse the ruling because ...Daily Mail
Should Coffee Come With Cancer Warnings? California Says NoNew York Times
Reason (blog)
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Categories: Cancer News

Life Biosciences funds MDI Biological Laboratory aging course - EurekAlert (press release)

Heart Disease - Thu, 2018-08-16 11:55

EurekAlert (press release)

Life Biosciences funds MDI Biological Laboratory aging course
EurekAlert (press release)
"Both Life Biosciences and the MDI Biological Laboratory view many of today's biggest health challenges -- from Alzheimer's and heart disease to cancer and macular degeneration -- as responses to the aging process," said David Setboun, vice president ...

This Week in Science | Science - Science Magazine

Nutrient Deficiency - Thu, 2018-08-16 11:52

Science Magazine

This Week in Science | Science
Science Magazine
A narrow passageway can easily become clogged or jammed if too much traffic tries to enter at once or there is competition between the flow of traffic in each ...

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Tide of lies - Science

Osteoporosis - Thu, 2018-08-16 11:46

Tide of lies
Science
When scientists compare a treatment and a control group, they usually report “baseline characteristics” for each—things like age, weight, and sex, or, in osteoporosis studies, bone density and calcium intake. From these values .... “We speculate that ...

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Diagenode acquires Belgium epigenetics service provider - ROI-NJ.com

Epigenetics - Thu, 2018-08-16 11:45

Diagenode acquires Belgium epigenetics service provider
ROI-NJ.com
Denville-based Diagenode announced Thursday it has acquired NXT-Dx, an epigenetics service provider based in Belgium. “We are pleased to add NXT-Dx's expertise to our growing epigenomics services platform,” Didier Allaer, CEO of Diagenode, said.

Acupuncture Improves Bone Density For Osteoporosis Patients - HealthCMi

Osteoporosis - Thu, 2018-08-16 11:34

HealthCMi

Acupuncture Improves Bone Density For Osteoporosis Patients
HealthCMi
Osteocalcin is active in mineralization and has a natural diurnal pattern; osteocalcin levels naturally peak in the morning and are lowest in the afternoon. Glucocorticoid medications and alcohol reduce osteocalcin levels. Approximately ... and 9 cases ...

California Supreme Court Denies Hearing for Monsanto Challenge to Prop 65 - Natural Resources Defense Council

Carcinogens - Thu, 2018-08-16 11:15

California Supreme Court Denies Hearing for Monsanto Challenge to Prop 65
Natural Resources Defense Council
The chemical maker was seeking to force California to remove glyphosate, found in the company's Roundup products, from the Proposition 65 list of carcinogens. This decision leaves in place lower court decisions upholding a provision of the voter ...

Categories: Cancer News

ELIXIR OF LIFE: Scientists find way to REVERSE cell damage caused by ageing - Express.co.uk

Anti-Aging - Thu, 2018-08-16 11:08

Express.co.uk

ELIXIR OF LIFE: Scientists find way to REVERSE cell damage caused by ageing
Express.co.uk
Ageing damage passes through cells, a process known as cellular senescence, eventually leading to tissue dysfunction and related health impacts – or more simply put, getting old. However, researchers have discovered a way to reverse this ageing process ...

Categories: Anti-Aging

Fighting Cancer Without Chemotherapy: 8 Alternatives to Chemo ... - The Cheat Sheet

Cancer Fighting Foods - Thu, 2018-08-16 11:06

The Cheat Sheet

Fighting Cancer Without Chemotherapy: 8 Alternatives to Chemo ...
The Cheat Sheet
Chemotherapy and radiation might be the most common way to target and treat cancer, but it's not the only option. With many patients and physicians taking a ...

Categories: Cancer News

Not just postpartum: Depression during pregnancy may be on the rise - ECM Publishers

Postpartum Depression - Thu, 2018-08-16 11:04

ECM Publishers

Not just postpartum: Depression during pregnancy may be on the rise
ECM Publishers
While many women have heard about postpartum depression, experiencing depression during pregnancy – known as prenatal depression – is increasingly common. In fact, a new study by researchers in the U.K. shows that women today are 50 percent more ...
This Is What It's Like To Suffer From Prenatal DepressionScary Mommy

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Black Medicine Releases Lavender Latte - BevNET.com

Energy Medicine - Thu, 2018-08-16 11:00

BevNET.com

Black Medicine Releases Lavender Latte
BevNET.com
Black Medicine Lavender Latte, which becomes the first of its kind in the RTD coffee category, is an all-natural product that is slightly sweetened with organic cane sugar and has 185mg of caffeine (same as existing line) to deliver a potent energy boost.

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Downtown drug enforcement blitz nabs seven people - The London Free Press

Ritalin - Thu, 2018-08-16 10:58

The London Free Press

Downtown drug enforcement blitz nabs seven people
The London Free Press
Officers seized 17.8 grams of methamphetamine, 32 hydromorphine pills, 10 morphine pills, three Diazapam pills, two Ritalin pills and 0.3 grams of fentanyl – a hyper-potent opioid implicated in a growing number of overdose deaths – in the days-long ...
Seven People Arrested In Downtown Drug BlitzBlackburnNews.com
Drug blitz in core results in charges against seven peopleCTV News

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Could You - Or Someone You Know - Have Postpartum Depression? - Newton Daily News

Postpartum Depression - Thu, 2018-08-16 10:20

Newton Daily News

Could You - Or Someone You Know - Have Postpartum Depression?
Newton Daily News
Postpartum depression is an episode of depression that occurs after the birth of a child. Studies by the Centers for Disease Control show that 10-20% of women experience symptoms of postpartum depression. Of the 4 million live births annually in the U ...

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