Stress, Bad Bedtime Habits Cause Insomnia
For a good night's sleep, follow these expert tips
FRIDAY, July 24 (HealthDay News) -- Bad
bedtime habits can keep you up at night and cause problems during the day, says the head of a Texas sleep study facility.
Stress, worry, caffeine, alcohol and watching TV in bed -- factors kn...
Schizophrenia Drug Got Bad Rap
Less expensive clozapine might have saved thousands of lives, researchers say
MONDAY, July 13 (HealthDay News) -- Thousands of schizophrenia patients worldwide may have died because of safety restrictions on the use of the second-generation antipsychotic drug clozapine, a new study s...
Diets bad for the teeth are also bad for the body
Dental disease may be a wake-up call that your diet is harming your body.
"The five-alarm fire bell of a tooth ache is difficult to ignore," says Dr. Philippe P. Hujoel, professor of dental public health sciences at the University of Washington (UW) School of Dentistry in Seattle. Beyond the i...
Depression, Anxiety Bad for the Heart
Two new studies show effects on angina and mortality
MONDAY, June 29 (HealthDay News) -- Two new studies show that problems with the mind can play a significant role in problems of the heart.
One study found that anxiety and depression can increase the incidence of angina, the chest...
More than a bad night's sleep
Sleep apnea has long been known to be associated with obesity. But a new study published in the June issue of Diabetes Care finds that the disorder is widely undiagnosed among obese individuals with type 2 diabetes nearly 87 percent of participants reported symptoms, but were never diagnosed. ...
Americans Skimp on Healthy Activities in Bad Economy
Survey says corporate wellness programs, walking offer ways to keep health on track
DALLAS, May 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yet another negative result of the bad
economy: Americans are cutting back on healthy activities such as eating fresh foods and exercising regularly.
In a nationa...
Abnormal Heartbeat After Bypass a Bad Sign
Atrial fibrillation ups long-term risk of dying, researchers report
FRIDAY, April 24 (HealthDay News) -- People who develop the heartbeat abnormality called atrial fibrillation after heart bypass surgery are at increased long-term risk of dying, a new study finds.
The report sounds ...
How late is too late to break bad habits?
Research linking bad
habits such as smoking and the direct impact on a senior's health will be presented during the American Geriatrics Society's Annual Meeting April 29 - May 3 in Chicago, IL. The study followed more than 2,000 seniors who were current smokers, past smokers and had never smoked....
Researchers find promotion is bad for mental health and stops your visiting the doctor
New research by economics and psychology researchers at the University of Warwick has found that promotion on average produces 10% more mental strain and gives up to 20% less time to visit the Doctors.
In a research paper entitled "Do People Become Healthier after Being Promoted" Chris Boyce a...
Sugary Drinks are Bad for Your Heart
Study Finds Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Increase Women's Risk of Coronary Heart Disease
BOSTON, March 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Regular consumption of sugary beverages such as soda put women at a higher risk for coronary heart disease. This data is part of a new study led by Simmons Colle...
Economic Bad Times Put Minorities at Higher Crime Risk
Blacks, Latinos more often victimized as recessions occur, study shows
MONDAY, Feb. 16 (HealthDay News) -- When the economy goes sour, certain minority groups suffer at the hands of criminals more than others, a new study finds.
National crime statistics from 1973 to 2005 show an ...
Beta Blocker Blocks Feelings of Bad Memories
Propranolol erases physiological effects of trauma, study finds
SUNDAY, Feb. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Imagine being able to decouple bad
memories from the fear and anxiety they produce with just a pill.
That's the promise of a new report from Dutch researchers published in the Feb. 1...
Rallies in Five Cities Planned on Friday the 13th to Protect CA Families From the Bad Budget Deal and Permanent, Deep Cuts to Homecare, Education, and Other Vital Services
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the Governor and legislators announced a budget deal that includes temporary revenues in exchange for deep cuts and a budget cap that makes them permanent, SEIU members and community allies from around the state plan to rally in front of th...
Healthy Heart Tips for a Bad Economy
Don't let your body pay the price in uncertain times, experts say
SATURDAY, Feb. 7 (HealthDay News) -- The economic news is enough to weaken anyone's heart, and it sometimes does with people feeling stressed, eating poorly and cutting out workouts while trying to make ends meet.
'Prescription Drugs: Good Medicine - Bad Behavior;' Science Matters Program Explores the Rise in Prescription Drug Abuse Presented by the California Science Center
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Science Center's Science Matters speakers program will examine a growing trend in substance abuse with "Prescription Drugs: Good Medicine - Bad
Behavior" on Saturday, February 7, 2009 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Featured panelists will...
Pfizer - Wyeth: Good Deal – Bad Deal?
If Pfizer and Wyeth merge to create a $60 billion company, will it be a good deal or a bad
deal? Fintan Walton, PhD, CEO of PharmaVentures, says, ‘This is potentially a bad
deal for both companies.
Oxford, UK (PRWEB) January 23, 2009 -- If Pfizer and Wyeth merge t...
Discovery Health's NATIONAL BODY CHALLENGE Weighs in for a Sixth Season, Urging Americans to Break up With Bad Habits
SILVER SPRING, Md., Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Breaking up is hard
to do-but with the sixth annual NATIONAL BODY CHALLENGE, Discovery Health
eases the transition with all of the tools to help Americans ditch their bad
habits and gain a healthier lifestyle in 2009. America's largest and mos...
Cold Weather Could Spell Bad News for Older Residents in Illinois
AARP Encourages Friends, Family, Neighbors to Help Older Neighbors & Launches New Initiative to Help Keep Heating Costs Down
CHICAGO, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With cold weather hitting Illinois, AARP is reminding friends, family and neighbors to watch out for the well-bei...
Big Money in Bad Times: AFSA Offers Scholarships for Struggling Students
DALLAS, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- An estimated half of all college
students rely on at least a little outside help to fund their education,
experts say, and they expect current economic troubles to make competition
for scholarships fiercer than ever.
With tuition costs skyrocketing and the econ...
Type-1 diabetes not so much bad genes as good genes behaving badly, Stanford research shows
STANFORD, Calif. Investigators combing the genome in the hope of
finding genetic variants responsible for triggering early-onset diabetes
may be looking in the wrong place, new research at the Stanford
University School of Medicine suggests.
Early-onset diabetes, also known as type-1 diabet...
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AWAKENING(R) SKIN CARE Expands Line of 'HYDRATE & HEAL' Facial Skin
Care Products with First of Its Kind, 100% Vegan, Mineral Antioxidant
Anti-Aging Cream with Yerba Mate
CANYON, Calif., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Awakening Skin Care has
launched a revolutionary Dead Sea mineral-based antioxida...
Distinguishing Between Good and Bad Stress is Key for Leaders
Proper Stress Management Can Make Leaders More Effective Over Their
GREENSBORO, N.C., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stress is
unavoidable. What's critical is knowing when one is moving from good stress
stress -- and leaders often are not aware of the difference,
Lumension Security Launches Podcast On Application Whitelisting: Keep The Bad Guys Out - Let The Good Guys In
First National Bank of Bosque County Senior Vice President Brent Rickles Explains How to Protect Systems from Potential Unknown.
Scottsdale, Ariz. (PRWEB) September 10, 2008 -- Lumension Security™ Inc., a recognized, global leader in security management, launches ...
Science May Banish Bad Hair Days
Super close-up views of how strands interact could be key, researchers say
MONDAY, Aug. 18 (HealthDay News) -- Whether it's frizzy or flyaway, nearly everyone puts up with an unruly head of hair from time to time. Now scientists have trained their microscopes on hair to find out why it...
Despite Bad Economy Botox Sales Are Booming
SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- While some say that paying $4 for a
gallon of gas or $4 for a cup of Starbuck's coffee is expensive, there are
many who are willing to spend more for another liquid. In the last quarter,
Botox sales jumped 13% to $315.5 million. With Botox sales on the rise,...
Brain Mechanism Can Turn Off Trauma of Bad Memories
Molecules that eliminate fear factor could lead to new panic disorder drugs
WEDNESDAY, July 30 (HealthDay News -- The brain mechanism that turns off traumatic feelings associated with bad
memories has been identified by researchers at the University of California, Irvine, who said thei...
Rock The Cradle's Bad Boy Landon Brown Owes His Irresistible New Smile to Dr. Michael Kosdon
LOS ANGELES, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Times may be tough, but
Hollywood's young stars like Landon Brown are finding there's nothing like
a dazzling new smile to boost confidence. Cosmetic dentist Dr. Michael
Kosdon, DDS helps his celebrity clients beam in on success, citing his
experience that ...
Sensitive, Smart and Strong - Too Bad it's Just a Robotic Arm
For decades, researchers have dreamed of creating robots with human-like abilities. Now an interdisciplinary team of European researchers has developed a robotic arm and hand that moves and 'senses' like a human, and is controlled by a human-inspired electronic 'brain'. Can a ...
Joint Commission Alert: Stop Bad Behavior Among Health Care Professionals
Rude language, hostile behavior threaten safety, quality
OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health care
is a high-stakes, pressure-packed environment that can test the limits of
civility in the workplace. A new alert issued today by The Joint Commission
warns that rude...
Florida Health Insurance Analyst says McCain's Group Health Ideas Bad for Employees
Florida health insurance web, a free health insurance consulting service reports that "Republican candidate John McCain plans to make buying health insurance similar to buying a computers or cars" saying competition will lower prices of health care. "The health care proposal of the...
Sexually transmitted disease, urinary tract infections may be bad combination for birth defect
SALT LAKE CITY -- Women who reported having both a sexually transmitted disease (STD) and urinary tract infection (UTI) just before or during early pregnancy were four times more likely to have babies with gastroschisisa severe birth defect in which infants are born with their intestines and other...
Cola May Be Bad to the Bones
Research suggests the beverage contributes to osteoporosis,,,,
SATURDAY, April 26 (HealthDay News) -- While enjoying a cola or two every day might seem harmless enough, recent research suggests that those tasty drinks could be compromising your bone health.
"There is enough evidence...
The good and bad side of anti-cancer compounds
Compounds known as HDAC inhibitors exhibit cancer-killing activities in cultured cells. While they are currently being tested as anti-cancer agents in clinical trials, just how they execute their effects is unclear.
In a pair of recent papers, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center investigators prov...
Columbus Regional Hospital Selects TransUnion's Healthcare Revenue Cycle Platform to Improve Its Emergency Department's Registration Process and Reduce Bad Debt
CHICAGO, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbus Regional Hospital, located in
Columbus, Ind., has selected TransUnion's Healthcare Revenue Cycle Platform
(HRCP) to help reduce bad
debt typically resulting from medical bills sent
to wrong addresses.
"We are servicing more and more patients in our e...
AAP Initiates Public Relations Effort to Counter Bad Vaccine Publicity
National Autism Association Requests AAP Instead Focus on Removing
Unnecessary Toxins From Vaccines and Providing Medical Treatments for
Children with Autism
CHICAGO, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of
Pediatrics (AAP) has initiated a "parent spokesperson" campaign ...
Discovery of good -- and bad -- liver stem cells raises possibility of new treatment
Many scientists believe up to 40 percent of liver cancer is caused by stem cells gone wild master cells in the organ that have lost all growth control. But, despite years spent looking, no one has ever found these liver cancer stem cells or even normal stem cells in the organ. Until now.
Marijuana Bad for the Gums
Regular use ups risk of periodontal disease, study finds,,,,
TUESDAY, Feb. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Pot smokers face many of the same health consequences that tobacco users do, such as an increased risk of heart disease, but until now, it wasn't known that marijuana use could also destroy...
EMH Regional Medical Center Selects TransUnion's Healthcare Revenue Cycle Platform to Help Reduce Its Bad Debt
CHICAGO, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- EMH Regional Healthcare System has
selected TransUnion's Healthcare Revenue Cycle Platform (HRCP) to help
address increasing bad
debt and streamline administration of its charity
The EMH Regional Healthcare System is a 434-bed, non-profit hospita...
Marijuana withdrawal as bad as withdrawal from cigarettes
Research by a group of scientists studying the effects of heavy marijuana use suggests that withdrawal from the use of marijuana is similar to what is experienced by people when they quit smoking cigarettes. Abstinence from each of these drugs appears to cause several common symptoms, such as irri...
Holiday Travel, Bad Eating Habits a Recipe for Stomach Trouble
Give your jet-lagged gut time to recover, expert advises
FRIDAY, Dec. 28 (HealthDay News) -- Travel and poor eating habits can cause stomach problems during the holidays, an expert says.
"Traveling can be very stressful, and it can be particularly hard on your gut. People tend to ...