News this week about a new drug that takes advantage of the link between influenza and inflammation, how mother’s milk can enhance the effects of antibiotics, better understanding the chemistry culprit of aneurysm and asthma meds for denque fever? http://www.medpagetoday.com/LabNotes/LabNotes/38859?xid=nl_mpt_DHE_2013-05-04&utm_content=&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=DailyHeadlines&utm_source=WCfirstname.lastname@example.org&mu_id=5520391
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Lab Notes: from mothers milk to flu to asthma and aneuryms
Minor noise may have short term effect on heart function
In a study of 110 adults equipped with portable heart monitors, researchers found that people’s heart rate tended to climb as their noise exposure increased — even when the noise remained below 65 decibels. That’s about as loud as a normal conversation or laughter. http://www.healthfinder.gov/News/Article.aspx?id=676189&source=govdelivery
Exercise: myths and science
Scientists are increasingly finding that many of the “common truths” we hold about exercise and the human body are in fact pretty inaccurate. Here are some common myths and the common sense behind the science http://greatist.com/fitness/gretchen-reynolds-fitness-myths
Exercise and diet keys to kidney stone prevention in women
“While we know diet is one of several factors that can promote or inhibit kidney stone development, this study shows lifestyle changes such as exercise can also help prevent stones from forming in postmenopausal women. Further research is needed to understand if this observation is accurate for other demographics” Dr. Kevin McVary http://www.healthfinder.gov/News/Article.aspx?id=676023&source=govdelivery
How should health apps be regulated?
There are many simple apps that help people with their fitness or remind them to take their pill prescriptions already that are widely popular. But new device applications are taking mobile health — or mHealth as practitioners are calling it — to a new level. Three days of hearings were recently held to debate what [...]
Exploring the culture of “more” in healthcare
A doctor who want his patients to see as few doctors as possible , be sick as infrequently, and be on as few drugs as possible. Who is hoping to wage an all-out assault on “more.” http://thehealthcareblog.com/blog/2013/05/05/testing-wisely/
What you DON’T say to your doctor could kill you
Advice from a doctor on how to talk to doctors and tell them ; in that initial 12 – 20 seconds when they are listening, what your concerns and symptoms are in the best way it can be understood medically. http://www.bottomlinepublications.com/content/article/health-a-healing/the-misdiagnosis-epidemic-how-to-answer-the-doctors-questions?utm_source=email&utm_medium=SilverpopMailing&utm_campaign=2013-05-05%20BLS%20NL%20CID-0000001004%20C&utm_content=&spMailingID=41439963&spUserID=NTE4NTc5MDUxOTIS1&spJobID=186924877&spReportId=MTg2OTI0ODc3S0
26 Superfoods ~ one for every letter of the alphabet, plusplus
Superfoods are the planet’s best natural foods when it comes to nourishing your mind and body. They have the ability to transform your health and life. And, they are affordable and accessible. Which ones are in your grocery basket, or garden? http://greatist.com/health/superfoods-a-to-z
Summer’s coming – 6 steps to prevent skin cancer
The true fight against melanoma starts with the simple routines each of us do daily to protect our skin. Here are 6 common sense steps to keep your skin healthy and cancer free http://www.newswise.com/articles/seattle-cancer-care-alliance-shares-six-steps-to-preventing-skin-cancer
Diet may delay the onset of symptoms of dementia
In a study of 17,000 people with an average age of 64 it was found healthy people who followed the Mediterranean diet were 19 percent less likely to develop problems with their thinking and memory skills. However, the Mediterranean diet was not associated with a lower risk of thinking and memory problems in people with [...]
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