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Study finds diet soda may raise your risk of stroke and dementia - Today.com

Aspartame - Thu, 2017-04-20 14:57

Today.com

Study finds diet soda may raise your risk of stroke and dementia
Today.com
Some of those in the diet drinks were likely saccharin, acesulfame, aspartame, neotame or sucralose, the researchers said. To their surprise, the team did not find the same risk for sugar-sweetened beverages. But they found other troubling signs. "In ...
Diet fizzy drinks triple risk of dementia and strokes, study claimsThe Independent
Diet drinks TRIPLE your risk of stroke and dementiaDaily Mail
Diet soft drinks linked to dementiaCentral Queensland news
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An Eagle River man thought he had plenty of time to learn CPR. Then his wife collapsed in their yard. - Alaska Dispatch News

Heart Disease - Thu, 2017-04-20 14:56

Alaska Dispatch News

An Eagle River man thought he had plenty of time to learn CPR. Then his wife collapsed in their yard.
Alaska Dispatch News
She owes her life to the 12 minutes of lifesaving chest compressions he gave her three years ago when she collapsed from sudden cardiac arrest while she and Keith were raking the yard of their Eagle River home. ... At Saturday's Heart Run, a fundraiser ...

Antidepressants in Youths: No Link to Suicidal Behavior? - Medscape

Depression - Thu, 2017-04-20 14:40

Medscape

Antidepressants in Youths: No Link to Suicidal Behavior?
Medscape
SAN FRANCISCO – Youths treated for anxiety with antidepressants or psychotherapy show similarly increased risks for suicidal behaviors regardless of the type of treatment, new research shows. These findings add support to evidence that antidepressant ...

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Redefining the Term “Healthy” on Food Packages – Public Process Plays a Crucial Role - FDA.gov (blog)

Nutrition - Thu, 2017-04-20 14:28

FDA.gov (blog)

Redefining the Term “Healthy” on Food Packages – Public Process Plays a Crucial Role
FDA.gov (blog)
Back in the 1990s, the agency used the best nutritional science available at that time to define what “healthy” meant. And so, over the past two decades, food packages could be labeled as healthy if they met certain criteria for the content of fat ...

Sorry 4/20 smokers: Legalizing weed is a dangerous idea - Washington Examiner

Marijuana Addiction - Thu, 2017-04-20 14:27

Washington Examiner

Sorry 4/20 smokers: Legalizing weed is a dangerous idea
Washington Examiner
Marijuana, on the other hand, is far more likely to cause addiction, is usually consumed to the point of intoxication, has no known general healthful properties (although it may have some palliative effects), and it is toxic and deleterious to health ...

Alcoholism may have stronger effect on women than men, study ... - UPI.com

Alcoholism - Thu, 2017-04-20 14:27

UPI.com

Alcoholism may have stronger effect on women than men, study ...
UPI.com
A study has found that effects of alcoholism on the brain's reward system may be different for women than men. Photo by Per Bengtsson/Shutterstock.com.
Effects of alcoholism on the brain's reward system may be different ...Medical Xpress

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Annual lab swap diverts unused supplies from landfill | News Center ... - Stanford Medical Center Report

Energy Medicine - Thu, 2017-04-20 14:22

Stanford Medical Center Report

Annual lab swap diverts unused supplies from landfill | News Center ...
Stanford Medical Center Report
More than 100 Stanford laboratories got rid of unneeded equipment and reagents, and also found stuff they could use, at the annual lab swap, part of Stanford's ...

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Knee Pain: Arthritis and Injured Cartilage - Huffington Post

Athritis - Thu, 2017-04-20 14:18

Huffington Post

Knee Pain: Arthritis and Injured Cartilage
Huffington Post
Hyaluronic acid is a substance produced naturally in the body and is present within cartilage. ... However, when the extent of arthritis is moderate there are many different treatment options presented to the physician but none of them are predictable.

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The Epigenetic Dynamics of X-chromosome Inactivation: Fine-tuning Gene Dosage during Development - The Rockefeller University Newswire

Epigenetics - Thu, 2017-04-20 14:07

The Epigenetic Dynamics of X-chromosome Inactivation: Fine-tuning Gene Dosage during Development
The Rockefeller University Newswire
Edith Heard , Ph.D. , professor and chair, epigenetics and cellular memory, Collge de France; director, department of genetics and developmental biology , Institut Curie ,. X-chromosome inactivation during early female development is an essential ...

Are You Vitamin D Deficient? - Shoshone News Press

Vitamin Deficiency - Thu, 2017-04-20 13:54

Shoshone News Press

Are You Vitamin D Deficient?
Shoshone News Press
If you live north of the line connecting San Francisco to Philadelphia and Athens to Beijing, odds are that you don't get enough vitamin D. The same holds true if you don't get outside in the sun for at least 15-minutes daily. Considering the winter we ...

Local ENT reprimanded by state Department of Health - Tullahoma News and Guardian

Ritalin - Thu, 2017-04-20 13:50

Local ENT reprimanded by state Department of Health
Tullahoma News and Guardian
According to the health department, between April 2013 and October 2015, Canonico had a physician assistant under his supervision write him prescriptions for Ritalin, as opposed to requesting those refills from his treating physician. A medical record ...

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Spermidine-Rich Foods May Prevent Liver Cancer, Extend Lifespan - Newswise (press release)

Cancer Fighting Foods - Thu, 2017-04-20 13:41

Spermidine-Rich Foods May Prevent Liver Cancer, Extend Lifespan
Newswise (press release)
Newswise — Spermidine—a compound found in foods like aged cheese, mushrooms, soy products, legumes, corn and whole grains—seems to prevent (at least in animal models) liver fibrosis and hepatocellular carcinoma, which is the most common type of ...

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Naturopathic medicine's role in fighting the opioid crisis - The Boston Globe

Nutritional Medicine - Thu, 2017-04-20 13:36

The Boston Globe

Naturopathic medicine's role in fighting the opioid crisis
The Boston Globe
Trained to use a variety of natural medicine approaches for the treatment of chronic pain and also to understand the essential role of pharmaceuticals, NDs take into account lifestyle, nutrition, work and leisure activities, current and past stressors ...

Here's Why New York's Senators Want to Ban This Potential Carcinogen From Beauty Products - SELF

Carcinogens - Thu, 2017-04-20 13:24

SELF

Here's Why New York's Senators Want to Ban This Potential Carcinogen From Beauty Products
SELF
New York Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand are pressuring the FDA to ban a potential carcinogen, 1,4-dioxane, from products (including shampoo and lotions), after discovering that the substance was more prevalent in Long Island's water ...

Categories: Cancer News

how your life could change the cells of your grandkids - ABC Online

Epigenetics - Thu, 2017-04-20 13:01

how your life could change the cells of your grandkids
ABC Online
What you experience in your lifetime can modify your DNA, and these changes can be passed down through the generations. We explain what the new science of epigenetics means for your children and grandchildren. Everyone's heard of the genome: that ...

Debate over use of meds for kids - Courier Mail

Depression - Thu, 2017-04-20 13:00

Courier Mail

Debate over use of meds for kids
Courier Mail
Leading children's psychiatrist Dr Jon Jureidini from the Critical and Ethical Mental Health Research Group said the use of antidepressants on children was “completely unacceptable”. He said the heightened number of prescriptions could be due to ...

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New moms learn natural ways to combat postpartum depression ... - KXXV News Channel 25

Postpartum Depression - Thu, 2017-04-20 12:59

KXXV News Channel 25

New moms learn natural ways to combat postpartum depression ...
KXXV News Channel 25
Having a baby is a wonderful accomplishment, and it often brings joy to many families, but there are some moms who have the opposite effect.
Moms, No More Excuses For Not Getting Treatment for Your ...Mom.Me (blog)

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Crop Advisor's Casebook: A tale of two wheat fields - Grainews

Nutrient Deficiency - Thu, 2017-04-20 12:49

Grainews

Crop Advisor's Casebook: A tale of two wheat fields
Grainews
There were no signs of disease in the problem field, so I wondered if a nutrient deficiency could be to blame. Jack said he'd side banded a 28-26-0 fertilizer blend at 140 pounds per acre at planting. The fertility program seemed fairly typical of the ...

Dr. Joe talks with a Facebook quack - ChicagoNow (blog)

Athritis - Thu, 2017-04-20 12:12

Dr. Joe talks with a Facebook quack
ChicagoNow (blog)
When I questioned the veracity of the story, I was informed by a woman who promotes this “fulvic acid” and other stuff, how I was just a shill for big Pharma, who, if you've followed my blog, is accused of putting down these “natural” therapies because ...

Strident Trump targets Canadian trade on energy, lumber, dairy files - Medicine Hat News

Energy Medicine - Thu, 2017-04-20 12:09

Medicine Hat News

Strident Trump targets Canadian trade on energy, lumber, dairy files
Medicine Hat News
WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump has delivered his most sweeping broadside at Canada, blasting the northern neighbour for trade practices he says must be corrected in three areas: energy, lumber, and dairy. Trump suggested he would have ...

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