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Health Tip: Signs of Dyslexia in Preschoolers

Health Tip: Signs of Dyslexia in Preschoolers

(HealthDay News) — Signs of dyslexia can appear in a child’s earliest years. For parents and teachers, looking for signs in preschoolers can help for early intervention, says the Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity. Latest Healthy Kids News Preschoolers with dyslexia may: Have trouble learning nursery rhymes. Show difficulty learning the alphabet. Mispronounce familiar […]

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Peripheral Vascular Disease

Peripheral Vascular Disease

How does atherosclerosis cause disease? Atherosclerosis causes disease in two ways. 1) Atherosclerosis can limit the ability of the narrowed arteries to increase delivery of blood and oxygen to the to tissues of the body during times when oxygen demand needs to be increased, for example, during exertion; or 2) complete obstruction of an artery […]

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Israeli Team Announces First 3D-Printed Heart Using Human Cells

Israeli Team Announces First 3D-Printed Heart Using Human Cells

Latest Heart News MONDAY, April 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The world’s first complete 3D printer-generated heart, made using the patient’s own cells and materials, has been created in a lab. Until now, success has been limited to printing only simple tissues without blood vessels. “This is the first time anyone anywhere has successfully engineered […]

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A New Twist to Work Your Obliques

A New Twist to Work Your Obliques

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News TUESDAY, April 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Obliques are the muscles that run along the sides of your torso, from the lower eight ribs to the front of the hip bone. They contract when you rotate your torso, so a great way to develop them is […]

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Celebrity ‘Fat-Shaming’ Affects All Women, Study Finds

Celebrity ‘Fat-Shaming’ Affects All Women, Study Finds

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Diet & Weight Management News MONDAY, April 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — You’ve probably seen headlines screaming that a favorite star is packing on the pounds. Tyra Banks, Jessica Simpson, Jennifer Lawrence — no matter how thin, no celebrity seems immune from “fat-shaming.” Now, research shows the trend could have […]

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Common Diabetes Drug May Also Shield Kidneys, Heart

Common Diabetes Drug May Also Shield Kidneys, Heart

Latest Diabetes News MONDAY, April 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A common diabetes drug may also greatly reduce the odds for death from kidney failure and heart disease in diabetes patients with kidney disease, a new study finds. The news on Invokana (canagliflozin) is important, experts say, because diabetes and kidney trouble so often go […]