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Lack Of Sleep

Study Helps Explain Why Lack Of Sleep Is Bad For The Heart

In recent years, numerous studies have shown that people who don’t get enough sleep; are at greater risk of stroke and heart attack. A new University of Colorado Boulder study, published in the journal Experimental Physiology, helps explain why. It found that people who sleep fewer than 7 hours per night; have lower blood levels…

tropical medicine

Determining Greater Malaria Risk In Adults

Malaria is a serious but sometimes life-threatening tropical disease that spreads through parasite; But some transmitted through infected  female anopheles mosquitoes;but it is preventable and curable. There are almost some 400 different species of Anopheles mosquito;around 30 are malaria vectors of major importance. But some of the important vector species bite between the dusk and dawn;…

radio daignosis

Radiologists for Accuracy in Lung Cancer Screening

The study find that the  Lung cancer screening using low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) ; is now recommend for certain populations; and while it has been shows to reduce mortality; there are persistent challenges with this technology; including inter-grader variability and high rates of false-positive and false-negative results. False-negative results Artificial intelligence (AI) ; may be able…

Vaccinations

Study Reveals Better Way To Help Increase Support For Vaccinations

The re-introduction of measles, mumps and other previously eradicate diseases to the United States is nothing short of a public health crisis. Since Jan. 1, a staggering 880 individual cases of measles have confirm in 24 states the greatest number of cases since 1994. Measles was declare eliminate in the U.S. in 2000. The outbreaks…

Mothers

Eating Disorders With Depressive Symptoms Among Mothers

A history of eating disorders and body image concerns before or during pregnancy are associated with future depressive symptoms among mothers, finds a new UCL-led study published in the British Journal of Psychiatry. They find that women who have had an eating disorder at any point before childbirth, even if it was years earlier in adolescence,…

Depression during Pregnancy

Risk Factors of Stress and Depression Symptoms During Pregnancy

Emotional distress during pregnancy; a time of major transition; was documenting in a substantial number of pregnant women. Parallel literature on the influence of stress; defined as “a negative emotional experience accompanied by biochemical, physiological and behavioral changes”; on the perinatal and long-term maternal and infantile health has quickly grown. Depressive symptoms may be related…

Contraceptive Use Differs Across Countries

Contraceptive Use Differs Across Countries

Post abortion contraceptive use differs across countries,but some suggesting the need for country-level research to identify barriers and suggest appropriate interventions. All women seeking abortion services should receive counselling on a range of contraceptive methods including short-acting; long-acting reversible and non-reversible methods is ensure women are offered methods that best meet their reproductive health needs.…

Anti-Vax

Many “Anti-Vax” Parents See Themselves As Experts

Many “anti-vax” parents see themselves as experts on their own children; as best able to decide what their children need and whether their child needs a particular vaccine; and better qualified than health experts or public health agencies to decide what is best for their family. These decisions are inarguable not in the best interests of the community…

Stressed Parents and food habits

Stressed Parents Make Bad Decisions On Food Choices

Recently, researchers have found that stressed-out parents make bad food decisions by  eating higher-calorie foods and eating more often. Stressed-out parents may be making those unhealthy choices for the children who depend on their judgment, new research finds. But, stress makes us choose more energy-dense foods, more comfort food,” says University of Wisconsin–Madison nursing professor…

Vaginal Mesh

Vaginal Mesh Products for Prolapse Off the Market By FDA

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today ordered the manufacturers of vaginal mesh products to stop selling and distributing their products in the US immediately, saying the companies fail to provide reasonable assurance that the products are safe and effective. Reclassifying the devices The three vaginal mesh devices available in the United States are…

Gastroenterology

Obamacare Funding Saw more Cancer Screening

The study find that the Obama’s signature healthcare law saw a mark increase in colorectal cancer screening; a new study said Wednesday. Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed excluding skin cancers; but according to the American Cancer Society; and its rates have been growing among younger people in recent years for reasons…

Heart Risk

Most Teen Boys Also Facing Heart Risk Like Adults

Just a few extra pounds during adolescence may translate into higher odds for heart disease in adulthood, a new study of young men suggests. It include about 1.7 million Swedish men who began military service at ages 18 or 19 between 1969 and 2005. They were followed for up to 46 years. Developing heart disease…