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  • Even High-Fat Mediterranean Diet Good for You: Review

    Posted: 07/26/2016

    Even High-Fat Mediterranean Diet Good for You: Review TUESDAY, July 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Even a high-fat Mediterranean diet may protect against breast cancer, diabetes and heart disease, a new review finds. "If you adhere to a Mediterranean diet, you will probably have fewer heart attacks and strokes, and will be less likely to develop breast cancer and less likely to develop diabetes," said study leader Dr. Hanna Bloomfield. She is a professor of medicine at the University of Minnesota and asso...

  • Even Your Heart May Benefit From Extra Education

    Posted: 07/26/2016

    Even Your Heart May Benefit From Extra Education WEDNESDAY, July 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- While there are many obvious benefits to achieving a higher level of education, one you may not have considered is a boost to your heart health. New research suggests that heart attack survivors with higher levels of education appear less likely to develop heart failure. Heart failure is a serious complication of heart attack that significantly increases the risk of death, study author Gerhard Sulo said in a Eu...

  • Edible Pot Sends Toddlers to Colorado ERs

    Posted: 07/26/2016

    Edible Pot Sends Toddlers to Colorado ERs MONDAY, July 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Young children in Colorado are winding up in the emergency room after ingesting pot-laced goodies left out in the open by adults, doctors report. In 2014, Colorado and Washington became the first two states to legalize recreational marijuana. Shortly after, a sharp increase occurred in the number of Colorado kids younger than 10 who fell ill after being exposed to pot, researchers found. Edible products -- cannabis-laced...

  • Even a Little Exercise May Help Younger Women's Hearts

    Posted: 07/26/2016

    Even a Little Exercise May Help Younger Women's Hearts MONDAY, July 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Younger women who exercise just 2.5 hours a week may cut their risk for heart disease by up to 25 percent, a new study suggests. "The habits and the choices we make in the first half of our life determine our well-being and freedom from chronic disease in the second half of our lives," said Dr. Erin Michos, an associate professor of medicine and epidemiology at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore. ...

  • Early Bedtime for Preschoolers, Healthier Weight Later?

    Posted: 07/22/2016

    Early Bedtime for Preschoolers, Healthier Weight Later? THURSDAY, July 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Sending preschoolers off to bed early may bring them an unexpected benefit: less chance of obesity when they are teens. So suggests research that compared preschoolers who went to bed at 8 p.m. with same-age kids who had later bedtimes. A team at the Ohio State University College of Public Health found that a bedtime just one hour later seemed to double the likelihood that young children will be obese tee...

  • Epilepsy May Triple ADHD Risk, Danish Study Finds

    Posted: 07/21/2016

    Epilepsy May Triple ADHD Risk, Danish Study Finds WEDNESDAY, July 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Children who suffer from epilepsy or fever-related seizures may face a higher risk of also having attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), new Danish research suggests. The findings echo those of some previous research. But, U.S. experts said the new study is notable because of the large number of study participants -- nearly 1 million -- and the length of follow-up, which was up to 22 years. The study...

  • Extra Weight Probably Doesn't Keep You Warm

    Posted: 07/14/2016

    Extra Weight Probably Doesn't Keep You Warm WEDNESDAY, July 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Being obese won't keep you warmer, new research with mice suggests. Swedish scientists conducted experiments to determine how temperature, fat, fur and other factors affected metabolism in mice. "In contrast to established views, we demonstrate here that at least in mice, obesity is not associated with increased insulation, and obesity thus does not in this way affect the metabolism of mice," researchers led by Alexa...

  • Exercise May Help Ease Adult ADHD Symptoms

    Posted: 07/14/2016

    Exercise May Help Ease Adult ADHD Symptoms WEDNESDAY, July 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A burst of moderate exercise may improve motivation and energy in adults with symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a small new study suggests. The research included 32 young men who hadn't been diagnosed with ADHD, but reported high levels of symptoms of the disorder. When the study volunteers completed a 20-minute session of leg cycling exercise, they reported lowered feelings of confusion, fa...

  • ER Death Rate in U.S. Drops by Nearly Half

    Posted: 07/14/2016

    ER Death Rate in U.S. Drops by Nearly Half WEDNESDAY, July 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Hospital emergency room deaths in the United States plummeted by nearly half over a 15-year period, with several factors likely accounting for the drop, a new study indicates. The upshot: It's unlikely you'll die in the ER, say researchers who analyzed almost 368,000 emergency department visits by adults between 1997 and 2011. They found a 48 percent reduction in deaths over that period. Increasing use of home hospice...

  • E-Cigs May Damage Cells in Mouth

    Posted: 07/11/2016

    E-Cigs May Damage Cells in Mouth THURSDAY, June 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Many people think electronic cigarettes are a safer alternative to tobacco cigarettes, but a new study suggests that's not the case. In laboratory experiments on cultured cells, researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles, found that toxic substances and nanoparticles in e-cigarette vapors caused 85 percent of the tested cells to die. They said it's possible these substances can kill the top layer of skin cells i...