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Flu breakthrough: Universal vaccine may be in sight

Flu breakthrough: Universal vaccine may be in sight

Researchers have studied various flu strains and found that the body’s so-called killer immune cells offer protection against all influenza viruses. Soon, we may no longer need to update our flu vaccines each year, as a universal flu shot is now in sight. Influenza A, B, and C viruses are widespread globally and infect a […]

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What causes cramps after sex?

What causes cramps after sex?

Both men and women can experience cramps after sex. The medical term for pain before, during, or after sex is dyspareunia. Cramps may occur after sex for many reasons, ranging from mild muscle strain to underlying conditions that may require treatment. Read on for more information about the potential causes of cramping or pain after […]

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Ability to do pushups may predict cardiovascular risk

Ability to do pushups may predict cardiovascular risk

A new study suggests that the more pushups a man is able to complete, the lower his cardiovascular risk and vice versa. These findings may establish a new measure of risk assessment that is simple and does not require costly specialized equipment. Being able to do more pushups may correlate with a lower cardiovascular risk […]

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Health Tip: Raise Your Chances of Having a Baby

Health Tip: Raise Your Chances of Having a Baby

(HealthDay News) — Infertility affects about 1 in 10 couples that are trying to have a baby, the U.S. National Institutes of Health says. Latest Pregnancy News Advancing age is a prime cause of infertility, but there are other factors that are more under a person’s control, the agency says, including: Copyright © 2019 HealthDay. […]

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Possible Parkinson’s ‘Pandemic’ Looms: Report

Possible Parkinson’s ‘Pandemic’ Looms: Report

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Neurology News TUESDAY, Feb. 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The number of people living with Parkinson’s disease worldwide could double in the next two decades, experts project. In a report warning of a possible Parkinson’s “pandemic,” researchers say the stage is set for cases to surge to 12 million or […]

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Codeine: An Opioid Threat to Kids

Codeine: An Opioid Threat to Kids

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News TUESDAY, Feb. 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Codeine is one of the drugs at the center of the opioid epidemic affecting adults and teens across the United States. There are also concerns about its effects on very young children — not addiction, but life-threatening events and deaths […]

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Keep Your Kids Safe From Burns

Keep Your Kids Safe From Burns

Latest Healthy Kids News SUNDAY, Feb. 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) — An average of two children die from burns and more than 300 are treated for such injuries in U.S. emergency departments every day, a burn expert says. Burns are one of the leading causes of death and injury in the United States, and children […]