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Americans Consuming More Sugary Beverages

Adults gulping an average of 300 calories every day, study finds,,,, FRIDAY, Jan. 9 (HealthDay News) -- If you're like many Americans, soda and coffee drinks have become a staple of your daily diet. But the findings from a new study may make you drop that super-sized, sweetened beve...

Allsup Finds Healthcare Costs Consuming Larger Part of Fixed Incomes

People relying on Social Security benefits see more of their limited income going to healthcare. Belleville, IL (Vocus) November 21, 2008 -- With 2009 Medicare open enrollment here, many individuals are realizing they will face higher healthcare costs leaving less money...

The Lethal Side of Human Error – Three Die After Consuming Inaccurately Weighed Dru

Portland – To err is human they say but imagine when the cost of the error is three lives! Recently, the drug compounding company, ApotheCure Inc. //in Texas, is in bad light following the irrevocable error committed by a worker while making the drug. ApotheCure Inc explained how a weighing ...

Canadians Consuming Too Much Salt

According to a report, Canada’s citizens are quite heavy-handed on the salt. This, researchers say is dangerous simply because higher intakes// of salt (sodium) equals higher risks of developing the deadly stroke. Based on data garnered from the 2004 Canadian Community Health Survey, researcher...

40 People in Orissa Taken Ill After Consuming Poisoned Fish

Kendrapada: At least 40 people including nine children fell ill after consuming poisoned dead fish// from a pond in Orissa's Kendrapada district, police said Friday. Residents of Dashipur village, some 45 km from the district headquarters of Kendrapada and 70 km from the state capital, Bhuba...

Students Sick after consuming Chicken Dish

A few students of Pinewood elementary in Prince George, Canada are down with food poisoning after a meal of chicken strips were served to them as part of the school’s// weekly hot lunch program. Incidentally a case of food poisoning was registered only after school authorities got concerned whe...

Four of Family Died After Consuming Poisonous Mushrooms

Four children of a Himachal Pradesh village died after eating wild poisonous mushrooms while their mother is still recovering//. According to police officials, MangatRam, 12, Begma, 8, Neelma, 5, and Jaywanti, 2, died Friday in Thanhaar village in the Kullu valley, some 240 km from here. ...

Warning against Consuming Raw Korean Oysters

The New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA) has warned people against consuming uncooked oysters imported from Korea. //Frozen Korean oysters bags are clearly labelled as requiring to be cooked before consuming. The warning is mainly because the product is known to sometimes carry norovirus, whic...

Kids Fall Ill After Consuming Ricin-Contaminated Castor Beans in China

More than a 100 middle and primary school students in the county of Jingyang, northwest China's Shaanxi Province were apparently poisoned by ricin early on Thursday. //The state media reported that the children were poisoned by ricin, which was found in the castor beans that they ate. The magis...

Overeating Caused By Consuming Too Many Flavors All At Once

A major cause of overeating is eating too many flavors all at once, triggering the hypothalamus in the brain to ask for more food, says David Katz, M.D.// Dr Katz of the Prevention Research Center and the Rudd Food Center for Food Policy & Obesity at Yale University, has written a new book, “The...

A warning for children consuming hamburgers: Asthma

The drive against fast foods catches on with yet another research study which says that eating junk food may raise the risk of asthma and wheezing problems in children. // Researchers found that kids who ate hamburgers more than once a week were twice more likely to have asthma attacks and wh...

Preventing Age-Related Mental Decline By Consuming Vitamin B

Preventing Age-Related Mental Decline By Consuming Vitamin B With the rising costs of healthcare, a new study shows that dietary measures may be a cheap and effective way of warding off health conditions that typically affect the elderly, such as Alzheimer’s and heart disease//. Research in t...

Breast cancer is associated to consuming food with high glycemic index

In a joint study conducted by US and Canadian scientists, consuming food with high glycemic index have been //linked with having breast cancer for women. The study, which had spanned 16.6 years and observed the incidence of breast cancer in 1461 cases, had confirmed that the risk is much sign...

Inflammation reduced by consuming oily fish

A reduction in inflammation can be achieved by a diet high in oily fish in combination with low doses of aspirin,// such as salmon or mackerel. This is supported by the identification of an anti – inflammatory lipid in humans derived from an essential fatty acid in fish oil. Fatty fish is known...

Women benefit from consuming fish

Women can significantly lower their risk of heart disease by eating fish at least twice a week, researchers say in a study that found benefits similar to those previously// seen in men. It is one of five studies bolstering evidence that fish oil is good for the heart. The study of almost 98,00...

Liposuction Made Less Time Consuming

Liposuction is made easy but the new fat-busting laser treatment called SmartLipo. It is to be launched in Britain and is claimed to be a quicker and less invasive form of liposuction//. It removes unsightly lumps of fat in the thighs, bottom and in the double chins areas. About six cosmetic surg...

Beetroot Juice May Boost Stamina

...ordial) for six days. After drinking the beetroot juice, the men were able to cycle for an average of 11.25 minutes -- 92 seconds longer than after consuming the placebo drink. The men also had a lower resting blood pressure after they drank the beetroot juice, the researchers found. The study was publis...

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Heart Risk Factors in Kids

...rnational Units a day for everyone up to age 50, Reis said. Adequate vitamin D intake can be achieved with 15 minutes a day of exposure to sunlight or consuming fortified milk, bread and other wheat products, among other foods, he said. "Parents should focus on modifiable risk factors," Melamed said. "Child...

Finding a Dentist Can Be Easier Than You Think

...wire/ -- Are you looking for a new dentist? Perhaps you moved to a new area or your dentist is retiring? The search for a new dentist can be both time consuming and stressful, but, it doesn't have to be. The Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA) can help. Visit PDA's Web site at www.padental.org/finda...

Pelosi: Food Safety Act Will Protect Lives and Prevent Illness

...urrent food safety system, as we rely on a more global and industrialized food supply. "Every year, 76 million Americans are sickened from consuming contaminated food and 5,000 of these people die. In just the last few years, there have been numerous outbreaks of dangerous infections in common foo...

Omnicell Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results

... customers that our medication and supply automation solutions are enabling physicians and nurses to spend more time delivering care, rather than time consuming manual processes. Our solutions continue to attract new customers who are committed to having the safest and most effective automation capabilities in...

Fatty Acids in Diet Linked to Bowel Disease Risk

...protective, study shows,, THURSDAY, July 23 (HealthDay News) -- consuming too much of a common polyunsaturated fatty acid could be a contributing fac...dietary sources of linoleic acid. However, the research also found that consuming lots of omega 3 fatty acids can cut the chance of developing ulcerative col...

Parents Urged to 'Make Change to Save Change' at Back-to-School Time

...lenges parents to consider easy food changes that help address nutrition deficiencies without breaking the bank. Parents are urged to make change by consuming more dairy products, which helps to save change in their wallets, and ensures they aren't short-changed on nutrition. For example, at just 25 cent...

Align Technology Provides Update on Patent Litigation with Ormco Corporation

...is due to a number of factors, including: that the Court has not yet entered judgment; that discovery regarding possible damages is a lengthy and time consuming process involving testimony of experts and has not yet begun; and that determining a reasonable royalty rate is highly fact specific and there are man...

Moderate Drinking Might Guard Against Alzheimer's

...r of studies that have associated reduced cardiovascular disease risk with a rise in HDL levels -- so-called 'good' cholesterol' -- that can come with consuming small amounts of alcohol. And it has been thought that this could potentially impact in a positive way on the risk for vascular dementia and Alzheimer...

Regular moderate alcohol intake has cognitive benefits in older adults

...f alcohol, at any amount, was associated with faster rates of cognitive decline. In addition, those who were classified in the heavy drinker category, consuming more than 14 drinks per week, were almost twice as likely to develop dementia during the study compared to non-drinkers with mild cognitive impairment...

Reduced diet thwarts aging, disease in monkeys

... MADISON The bottom-line message from a decades-long study of monkeys on a restricted diet is simple: consuming fewer calories leads to a longer, healthier life. Writing today (July 10) in the journal Science , a team of researchers at the University of Wisc...

Withdrawal syndrome after consumption of 'Spice Gold'

...When he came to the hospital, the patient had been consuming "Spice Gold" daily for eight months. Because of th...aving for the drug and this caused him to carry on consuming it, in spite of the cognitive impairment it caused... symptoms had abruptly disappeared when he started consuming spice once again. He suffered similar symptoms dur...

Calcium Isn't the Secret to Healthy Bones, Says Natural Solutions Magazine

...h-calcium diet reduces bone-fracture risk. In fact, the United States and other Westernized countries have the world's highest fracture rates--despite consuming more dairy foods than anywhere else. "Our report uncovered that there's much more to achieving optimal bone health than getting enough calcium,"...

Harvard Medical School Continues Education About Benefits of Probiotics

... function. "Some probiotics affect integrity of the epithelial barrier, while others impact different aspects of immune function," said Sherman. consuming certain specific probiotics, like those in cultured dairy products, can help strengthen the body's natural defenses by providing a regular source of "...

Omega-3s Benefit Heart Attack Survivors, Healthy Adults, Mothers and Infants

...the risk of heart attack survivors developing premature heartbeats and benefit healthy adults by reducing their level of inflammatory markers. Mothers consuming omega-3s during pregnancy may further benefit from these fatty acids by having less chance of developing depressive disorder or having low birthweight...

U.S. Unveils Stricter Food-Safety Standards

...States, and raw or undercooked eggs are a major source of such infections. An estimated 142,000 illnesses each year in the United States are caused by consuming eggs contaminated with salmonella, the agency said. The measures announced Tuesday follow a series of high-profile food-borne illness outbreaks rece...

More Evidence That Caffeine Can Jolt Memory

...are likely to follow, investigator Huntington Potter, director of the Florida Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, said in the news release. While consuming 500 milligrams of caffeine a day would not cause ill effects for most people, Arendash noted that people with high blood pressure or who are pregnant ...

Fish Fuels Young Men's Brains

...udies highlight its deficiency in our diets, a deficiency easily addressed by eating fatty fish, by taking Omega-3 EPA/DHA dietary supplements, and by consuming Omega 3 EPA/DHA fortified foods. And, given how difficult it can often be to get younger children and teens to eat fatty fish - many of them just don'...

Connectyx Technologies Holdings Group, Inc. Signs an Agreement with Healthy Directions, LLC, America's Largest Publisher of Alternative and Complementary Health Newsletters to Distribute its MedFlash EPHR

..."Personal medical informational needs, along with a record of a customer's nutritional regimen are important to keep track of; however, it can be time consuming and only the most diligent are able to keep an up-to-date diary. MedFlash can make it easy," said Tom Callahan, Sr. Vice President of Healthy Directi...

FDA Advisers Recommend Smaller Doses of Acetaminophen

...said. The report also calls for limiting the maximum adult daily dose to no more than 3,250 milligrams, but with a lower daily maximum for patients consuming three or more alcoholic drinks every day while using acetaminophen products. It also recommends limiting the tablet strength for immediate-release for...

YoCream Announces the First Soft Serve Frozen Yogurt With Beneficial Probiotics Clinically Proven to Strengthen the Digestive System.

...Frozen Yogurt even meet the NYA's higher culture requirements for refrigerated cup yogurt. This means that consumers can enjoy their daily cultures by consuming YoCream frozen yogurt, too." YoCream products display the official NYA Live and Active Cultures seal. "We urge consumers to look for this distinctive ...

MD Now Urgent Care Centers: First in Florida to Receive UCAOA Certification in Urgent Care

...most known for their expedient, affordable and professional treatment of the unexpected cuts, burns, sprains or fractures that are too costly and time consuming to be handled in an emergency department. With its certification, MD Now Urgent Care Centers and the Urgent Care Association of America demonstra...

Kiwanis International Pursuing Second Worldwide Service Project

...b Parker, CEO of Kiwanis International. "Today, our partner in that effort, UNICEF (United Nations Children's Fund) estimates the number of households consuming iodized salt has jumped from 20 percent in 1990 to more than 70 percent today. "There remain a few pockets of need and we will remain vigilant t...

Soy in the Diet May Protect Lung Function

... Chronic lung disease rates lower in those who consume soy, researchers say FRIDAY, June 26 (HealthDay News) -- consuming lots of soy foods such as tofu and soy milk may improve lung function and lower the chances of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
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