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Buyer Beware When Purchasing Medical Test Strips

Buyer Beware When Purchasing Medical Test Strips

Latest Prevention & Wellness News WEDNESDAY, April 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Test strips help millions monitor their health at home, but people should avoid buying strips that are pre-owned or not approved for sale in the United States. Using such strips could lead to incorrect test results that could put people at risk for […]

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Scientists Bring Pig’s Brain, Dead 4 Hours, Back to ‘Cellular Activity’

Scientists Bring Pig’s Brain, Dead 4 Hours, Back to ‘Cellular Activity’

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Neurology News WEDNESDAY, April 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The death of brain cells may not be as sudden, or as irreversible, as previously believed. Four hours after a pig’s death, Yale scientists restored circulation and revived cellular activity within the dead animal’s brain. The cells of the brain remained […]

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Enlarged Prostate Meds May Increase Diabetes Risk

Enlarged Prostate Meds May Increase Diabetes Risk

Men who took either of two widely prescribed drugs to treat an enlarged prostate were found to be at increased risk for type 2 diabetes, a new study says. Latest Men’s Health News Researchers looked at 39,000 men who took either finasteride (Proscar) and dutasteride (Avodart). They were compared to a control group of 16,000 […]

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Health Tip: Choosing a Car Seat

Health Tip: Choosing a Car Seat

(HealthDay News) — Thousands of young children face injury or death in car accidents each year. Proper use of car seats can keep children safe in the event of a crash, says American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). Latest Healthy Kids News The AAP provides these guidelines for choosing car seats: All infants and toddlers should […]

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Timing of Meals Can Influence Heart Attack Recovery

Timing of Meals Can Influence Heart Attack Recovery

Latest Heart News THURSDAY, April 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) — When you eat during the day could influence your chances of surviving a heart attack, a new study finds. Specifically, skipping breakfast and eating dinner late in the evening were associated with poorer recovery and increased risk of death, scientists report. “Our research shows that […]

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New Evidence That Veggies Beat Steak for Heart Health

New Evidence That Veggies Beat Steak for Heart Health

Latest Heart News WEDNESDAY, April 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Your heart will thank you if you replace red meat with healthy plant proteins. Doing so will lower your odds for heart disease, according to a new study. Researchers analyzed data from 36 trials involving more than 1,800 people to learn how different diets affected […]

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AHA News: Here’s How Middle-Aged People — Especially Women — Can Avoid a Heart Attack

AHA News: Here’s How Middle-Aged People — Especially Women — Can Avoid a Heart Attack

Latest Heart News WEDNESDAY, April 17, 2019 (American Heart Association News) — Physical fitness is good for the heart, brain and overall health. But a specific type called cardiorespiratory fitness may help predict the odds of having a heart attack, especially for women, new research shows. Higher cardiorespiratory fitness translated to lower heart attack risk, […]