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Health Tip: Using American Ginseng

Health Tip: Using American Ginseng

Latest Prevention & Wellness News (HealthDay News) — American ginseng is an herb that people take by mouth as a stimulant, to reduce stress, or to boost the immune system, says MedlinePlus. American ginseng has different medicinal effects from the Siberian and Asian varieties. Here’s what MedlinePlus says about American ginseng: Copyright © 2019 HealthDay. […]

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Are E-Scooters a Quick Ticket to the ER?

Are E-Scooters a Quick Ticket to the ER?

Latest Prevention & Wellness News By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Dec. 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Electric scooters are everywhere, offering city-dwelling Americans a quick way to get about town. But new research warns that hopping on one might land you in the hospital with a broken wrist or worse. “E-scooters carry a unique set […]

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Babies May ‘See’ Light While in the Womb

Babies May ‘See’ Light While in the Womb

Latest Pregnancy News TUESDAY, Dec. 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Though fetuses spend nine months in a dark womb, they may detect light by the second trimester, a new study in mice suggests. That’s when light-sensing cells develop in the retina, and it may set up the day-night rhythms that the infant will follow, the […]

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Uncontrolled Asthma a Danger to Pregnant Women, Babies

Uncontrolled Asthma a Danger to Pregnant Women, Babies

Latest Pregnancy News TUESDAY, Dec. 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Poorly controlled asthma during pregnancy puts mothers and their babies at increased risk for serious complications, a new study finds. Researchers analyzed more than 100,000 pregnancies in more than 58,000 women with asthma in Canada. Compared to those whose asthma was well-controlled, women who had […]

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Health Tip: 4-7-8 Breath Relaxation Exercise

Health Tip: 4-7-8 Breath Relaxation Exercise

Pictures of the 7 Most Effective Exercises to Do at the Gym or Home (and Tips to Improve Form) See how to properly perform seven exercises including squats, lunges, crunches, and the bend-over row. Good technique is a must for effective and safe workouts. Read more: Pictures of the 7 Most Effective Exercises to Do […]

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Sushi, Salads and Spring Rolls Recalled Due to Possible Listeria Contamination

Sushi, Salads and Spring Rolls Recalled Due to Possible Listeria Contamination

Latest Infectious Disease News WEDNESDAY, Dec. 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Possible listeria contamination has triggered the recall of ready-to-eat sushi, salads and spring rolls made by Fuji Food Products and sold at major retailers in 31 U.S. states. The recalled products are sold at locations including Trader Joe’s, 7-Eleven, Walgreens, Food Lion, Hannaford, Giant […]

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HIV Testing, Treatment Not Reaching Many Americans

HIV Testing, Treatment Not Reaching Many Americans

Latest HIV News TUESDAY, Dec. 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Too few Americans are getting tested or treated for HIV, a new government report shows. “The time is now to end HIV in America. We have the right tools, the right data and the right leadership to get this done,” said Dr. Robert Redfield, director […]

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Especially in the Young, Cholesterol Is No Friend to the Heart

Especially in the Young, Cholesterol Is No Friend to the Heart

Latest Cholesterol News TUESDAY, Dec. 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Rising levels of cholesterol among young adults is strongly tied to long-term odds for the number one killer, heart disease, a new study finds. The new global study involved data on more than 400,000 people from 38 different trials. Their health was tracked for an […]

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Simponi, Simponi Aria (golimumab)

What is Simponi (golimumab)? How does it work (mechanism of action)? Golimumab is an injectable synthetic (man-made) protein that binds to tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNFα) in the body and blocks the effects of TNFα in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, or ankylosing spondylitis. As a result, the inflammation caused by these diseases and […]