Dogs Get Petty About Treats
Study found they would withhold paws in face of unfair reward system
MONDAY, Dec. 8 (HealthDay News) -- It's a dog-envy-dog world, and a jealous dog isn't likely to take it lying down.
According to new research in this week's issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Scie...
Anger and exercise set off irregular heartbeats
According to new study, researchers have observed that anger and exercise can cause a person with an implantable heart device to have an uneven heart rhythm. Implantable cardiovascular defibrillators are placed in the hearts// of people who have abnormal heart rhythms. These irregular heartbeats ca...
New Test To Detect Irregular Heartbeats
People with irregular heartbeats also known as atrial fibrillation run a higher risk of stroke than those with normal heart rhythm because the irregular beating // causes blood to pool, which can lead to a clot that breaks off and travels to the brain. A new test to monitor people for irregular hea...
Eating Habits in the Obese May Echo Drug Addicts' Patterns
WEDNESDAY, July 22 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to weight control, it might not be the kind of snack that matters, but who eats
When researchers gave similarly "sinful" snacks to obese and non-obese women, the healthy-weight women wanted less of the treat over time, but ...
Three Dads Make Life Easier For iPhone and iPod Parents
...a automatic entry Track the time interval between feeding sessions Track the average time for feeding sessions Track how many times your baby eats
per day Track how many times your baby sleeps per day Track the longest sleeping sessions Track the average of sleeping sessions Track dai...
Finding May Lead to Vaccine for Traveler's Diarrhea
...World Health Organization.
ETEC bacteria are transmitted by food or water contaminated with animal or human feces. Infection occurs when a person eats
food or drinks water or ice contaminated with ETEC bacteria.
Infection with ETEC can cause profuse watery diarrhea and abdominal cramping. Fever, n...
Acid Drinks Blamed for Increase in Tooth Erosion
... The sugar in most of those drinks also plays a role. When bacterial plaque on the teeth absorbs sugar from drinks and foods, it excretes an acid that eats
away at tooth enamel.
"If you are eating sugary foods, the acidity of the plaque on your teeth increases precipitously," Hewlett said.
15 Tips Caregivers Should Know After a Loved One Has Had a Stroke
... Survivors who have had one stroke are at high risk of having another one if the treatment recommendations are not followed. Make sure your loved one eats
a healthy diet, exercises, takes medications as prescribed, and has regular visits with their physician to help prevent a second stroke.
Stressed Health Care Workers Battle 'Compassion Fatigue'
...ter such as Hurricane Katrina."
But for those workers, the burnout is more acute. More typically, compassion fatigue "is an insidious process that eats
away at people," Doebbeling said.
People experiencing more chronic compassion fatigue pointed to giving patients and families bad news, treating p...
Captain of the Boston Celtics and 2008 NBA Finals MVP Paul Pierce Partners With Zagat Survey to Spotlight Healthy Dining in Boston
...plus advice for eating healthy when dining out, fitness tips, even his pre-game meal.
"The Truth On Paul's Pre-game Meal: Before every game, Paul eats
the same nutritious-packed meal - grilled salmon, a baked potato and broccoli."
Pierce's guide has been developed to benefit his Truth Foundation...
Salt in Processed Foods Focus of the 7th National Forum on Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention
...d those at risk - African-Americans, middle-aged and older adults - should consume no more than 1,500 milligrams a day.
However, the typical citizen eats
about two to three times that amount each day, the American Medical Association says. And about 75 percent of that salt intake comes from processed fo...
Renowned Chef and Health and Wellness Advocate Writes Book of Recipes for Juicing Raw Fruits and Vegetables
... simple philosophy: you are what you eat. As she explains, "When people are well, they are happy. When they are happy, they are at peace. If the world eats
well, the world will be at peace." Diners at A Phiner Bistro know that Dike-Jelden's talents are a God-given gift and that she lovingly customizes her...
In Month of the Heart, Scientists Identify Better Way to Predict Heart-Disease Risk
... MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Knowing what someone eats
can help doctors predict that person's risk of heart disease more accurately, according to a new study by scientists in Greece(1).
Many Kids Don't Need the Vitamins They're Taking
...l supplements they don't need, researchers report.
The experts note that vitamin and mineral supplements are not considered necessary when a person eats
a varied diet.
On the other hand, children who actually need these supplements -- those with poorer nutrition, less physical activity, and from low...
Obama Orders Review of FDA in Salmonella Outbreak
...vernment to keep children safe when they eat peanut butter, and that includes his 7-year-old daughter, Sasha, the AP reported.
"That's what Sasha eats
for lunch probably three times a week," Obama said. "And you know, I don't wanna have to worry about whether she's gonna get sick as a consequence to ...
Omega-6 Fatty Acids Can Be Good for You
... the report in the Jan. 26 online issue of Circulation . "We wanted to evaluate it, and if it is not true, we wanted to make sure the American public eats
enough of them."
The debate arose because arachidonic acid, a component of omega-6 fatty acids, is a building block for some inflammation-related m...
...l, like smaller plates."
If you need any more motivation to cut back on your portion sizes, Pappo pointed out that if you're a 130-pound woman who eats
an extra 500 calories -- something that's easy to do at a restaurant -- you'd need to bicycle for an hour and a half to burn off those extra calories....
This Holiday Season EyeCare America Asks Seniors, 'Do you see what I see?'
...is always, "No."
Picture this…. a large black hole in the center of your sight that robs you from seeing complete images and eats
away at your vision from the inside out. That is what happens for the 10 million Americans who suffer from AMD. AMD is a devastating eye disease and ...
Global Financial Crisis Fuels Need for Greater HIV and AIDS Assistance for Children
... to AIDS. Others rely on breadwinners who are too ill to provide for them, and others are living with HIV themselves.
As the financial crisis eats
into domestic income, pitting medication against other necessities, the cost of anti-retroviral treatment is beyond the reach of many where the need i...
Protein compels ovarian cancer cells to cannibalize themselves
...hen a cell entraps parts of its cytoplasm in membranes and digests the contents, leaving a cavity. When this goes on long enough, the cell essentially eats
itself until it dies, its cytoplasm riddled with cavities.
Location, location, location
Ueno's research team has found that the protein works to...
Study Links Serum Calcium, Prostate Cancer Death
...els are tightly regulated and are characteristic of an individual in the same way as body temperature and height, he said. Thus, whether an individual eats
a diet rich in cheese and milk or not, serum calcium levels generally do not vary by more than about 2 percent; instead, people are probably genetical...
What You Need to Know About Women's Oral Health
...that pregnant women receive
sufficient amounts of key nutrients, such as calcium, protein, phosphorous
and vitamins A, C and D. Remember, what a woman eats
affects the development of her unborn child. To minimize the risk of tooth
decay, choose nutritious well-balanced meals and snacks.
Leading Eating Disorder Treatment Center Identifies Popular Diet Myths
...- Dieting means I have strong will power and I'm morally good.
Labeling food as "good" or "bad" has dire consequences. What happens when
an individual eats
a food that is perceived as "bad" for them? They may
feel guilty and want to get rid of or purge those calories by exercise or
fasting for the next da...
Hain Celestial to Open The NASDAQ Stock Market and Celebrate Summer With A Healthy Way of Life(TM)
"It's been nearly 15 years since The Hain Celestial Group started to
Change the Way the World eats
with nutritious and delicious foods and
beverages. Now we're showing consumers how to live A Healthy Way of
Life(TM) with safe and effective personal ...
Mariner Zac Sunderland Sets Sail on Quest to Become the Youngest to Circumnavigate the Globe Solo
...ps to develop their recreational and
competitive sailing skills.
"We can help keep Zac fit and well during his long adventure by making
sure that he eats
a balanced diet," said Grotto. "We're also excited that
Produce for Kids' message of getting children to eat more fruits and
vegetables receives world...
Dehydrated tomatoes show promise for preventing prostate cancer
... PHILADELPHIA New research suggests that the form of tomato product one eats
could be the key to unlocking its prostate cancer-fighting potential, according to a report in the June 1 issue of Cancer Research, a journal of the A...
Figure Skater Peggy Fleming Teams With HealthSaver: Fit for Summer
...wise healthy diet. Instead of potato chips, add fiber to your diet with protein- packed nuts. Or snack on baby carrots instead of quick-stop eats
such as French fries. -- According to the American Dietetic Association, people tend to underestimate how much they eat. To get a better ide...
New Supplement Helps Americans Eat Less Every Day
...resident of SlimShots. "Repeated weight loss and
weight regain takes a toll on a person physically and mentally. With
SlimShots, the individual simply eats
less and can do so on day one of
using the product, enabling a more effortless weight management and the
breaking of the 'yo-yo' effect."
Unexpected role: EGFR protects cancer cells from starving
...tress or lacking nutrients devours part of its cytoplasm and other organelles to survive. When this response goes on long enough, the cell essentially eats
itself until it dies. In cancer research, autophagy is thought to be a second type of programmed cell death.
This self-eating response was also see...
Physical activity, healthy eating and BMI not linked in older teens: study
...is that one cannot assume that someone who is physically active necessarily eats
a healthy diet or the reverse, that someone who is more sedentary or has a high BMI by definition eats
a diet of junk food.
This study drives home the point that as a society,...
California Veterinarians Recognize National Pet Week With Tips to Keep Your Animal in a Safe Environment
...n the crate and offer praise when it rests calmly. -- Avoid using crates for time-outs as punishment. -- Take your dog outside 20 minutes after it eats
or drinks. -- Open the crate door and gradually increase the number of rooms to which your dog has access. -- Do not crate your pet for long ...
MSU researchers make new discoveries on what does and doesn't affect immune system
...s the first time leptin's effect on the immune system has been demonstrated.
Scientists have long known that leptin helps control how much a person eats
as well as how quickly the body burns energy.
"Many investigators have been trying to unlock the key to obesity for years," said Fraker. "The more ...
Phony 'Physicians Committee' Suing Restaurants is Animal-Rights Trojan Horse, says CCF
... lab coat? The animal
rights activists at PCRM would rather save lab rats than cure cancer and
AIDS. They don't deserve a say in whether or not anyone eats
In 2006, noted radio host Dr. Dean Edell criticized PCRM's deception,
noting that less than 4 percent of its members are actu...
Breast-Feeding Seems to Protect Against Some Allergies
...fe that might affect the development of allergic disease. Its major findings are as follows:
Currently, there is no evidence that what a mother eats
during pregnancy or breast-feeding plays a major role in preventing atopic disease in infants. There is some evidence, however, that avoiding certain ...
Researchers seek to make cavity-causing bacteria self-destruct
...round single-thrust treatments.
Our first goal is to force the major bacterium behind tooth decay to destroy itself with its own acid as soon as it eats
sugar, said Robert G. Quivey, Ph.D., professor of Microbiology & Immunology at the University of Rochester Medical Center and principal investigator f...
Scientists Marvel at Santa's Stamina
...tudying before-and-after photographs of snacks left for Santa," she said. The result? Burning up calories during his busy night globetrotting, Santa eats
almost everything kids leave out for him, except for fruitcake, Waterer said. Noticing the jolly gent's generous tummy, she advised that children s...
High Meat Consumption Linked to Heightened Cancer Risk
...about cancer and diet should take a balanced approach, said Doyle. " No one food is going to put our cancer risk over the top. If you are someone who eats
steak or pork or lamb or salami or hot dogs, etc., on a regular basis and/or in large portion sizes, I would probably suggest you look for healthier...
How to help baby like fruits and veggies
... babys acceptance of foods during weaning but only if the mother regularly eats
During their first exposure to peaches, breast-fed infant...d and mothers milk. So, a baby learns to like a foods taste when the mother eats
that food on a regular basis.
In both groups, repeated opportunities to...
2007 DietDetective.com Airline Snack Food Investigation
...s hurt at 120 calories each. Delta Air Lines Health Score: (***) The snack choices are not great; however on flights
4 1/2 hours or more there is an eats
Menu, a great improvement. JetBlue Airways Health Score: (** 1/2) Individually-packaged portion-controlled snacks;
however, you can ask for as many ...
High-Fat Diet Can Disrupt Body's Clock
... in a prepared statement.
"The answer is, yes; alterations in feeding affect timing. We found that as an animal on a high-fat diet gains weight, it eats
at the inappropriate time for its sleep/wake cycle -- all of the excess calories are consumed when the animal should be resting. For a human, that wou...