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Health Tip: When Bruising is a Red Flag

Health Tip: When Bruising is a Red Flag

Pain-Relief Tips for Bumps, Bruises, Sprains, and Strains in Pictures Need pain relief? WebMD shows you what to do if you’ve hit your head, sprained your ankle, or had a bruise, strain, or some other minor injury. Read more: Pain-Relief Tips for Bumps, Bruises, Sprains, and Strains in Pictures

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Your TV, Smartphone Screens May Send Toxins Into Your Home

Your TV, Smartphone Screens May Send Toxins Into Your Home

Latest Prevention & Wellness News FRIDAY, Dec. 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Your smartphone, television and computer screens may be contaminating your home with potentially toxic chemicals, a new study suggests. An international team of researchers found the chemicals — called liquid crystal monomers — in nearly half of dozens of samples of household dust […]

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Chinese Scientist Who Made Gene-Edited Babies Claim Sentenced to Prison Time

Chinese Scientist Who Made Gene-Edited Babies Claim Sentenced to Prison Time

Latest Pregnancy News The Chinese scientist who had claimed he had created the first genetically edited babies in the world was sentenced to three years in prison for his research, the Chinese government said Monday. Convicted of practicing medicine without a license, He Jiankui was also fined $430,000, the Associated Press reported. Two other researchers […]

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Americans Need to Tackle Youth Obesity: U.S. Task Force

Americans Need to Tackle Youth Obesity: U.S. Task Force

Latest Healthy Kids News By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Dec. 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Childhood obesity is such a crisis in America that officials have been updating recommendations for how early intervention should begin. Obesity now affects as many as 20% of the nation’s children. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force reviewed the literature […]

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Genes, Family Are Key Predictors of School Success

Genes, Family Are Key Predictors of School Success

Latest Healthy Kids News FRIDAY, Dec. 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) — It may be possible to predict a child’s chances of academic success at birth, a new study suggests. Researchers found that kids’ genes and their parents’ education and wealth were big predictors of school success. They analyzed data from 5,000 children born in the […]

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Cholesterol levels in young adults can predict heart disease risk

Cholesterol levels in young adults can predict heart disease risk

A recent study investigates the relationship between cholesterol levels in young adulthood and cardiovascular risk in later life — with interesting recommendations for further research. Share on PinterestA recent study looks at the long term impact of high cholesterol levels. Research has already well documented that high cholesterol levels can lead to heart disease, the […]

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Mindfulness training may lower blood pressure

Mindfulness training may lower blood pressure

Long believed to be a calming activity, a new study provides evidence of the benefits of mindfulness in reducing high blood pressure. Share on PinterestA recent study uses mindfulness to address hypertension. There is anecdotal evidence that meditation and mindfulness training may be able to reduce high blood pressure and hypertension. However, clinical confirmation of […]

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Intermittent fasting can help ease metabolic syndrome

Intermittent fasting can help ease metabolic syndrome

For those with metabolic syndrome, the necessary lifestyle and weight changes can be challenging. Now, a study has shown that eating within a certain time window can help tackle that. Share on PinterestNew research shows how intermittent fasting can help ease metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome is an umbrella term for a number of risk factors […]

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Passing kidney stones: 2-drug combo may relieve pain

Passing kidney stones: 2-drug combo may relieve pain

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), in Cambridge, may have found a combination of drugs that can relieve the pain of passing a kidney stone. They performed their study in pigs. Share on PinterestNew research may help alleviate kidney stone pain. Anyone who has ever passed a kidney stone knows that it can […]