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Michael Jackson Could Have Been Going Through 'Male Menopause', says SimplyAgeless411

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- In the six weeks since Michael Jackson's death, reports of anxiety, depression, insomnia and fatigue have all been tied to the cause as physical conditions that prompted his reliance on prescription drugs. But Beverly Hills anti-aging co...

SimplyAgeless Believes Michael Jackson Could Have Been Going Through 'Male Menopause'

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- In the six weeks since Michael Jackson's death, reports of anxiety, depression, insomnia and fatigue have all been tied to the cause as physical conditions that prompted his reliance on prescription drugs. But Beverly Hills anti-aging co...

More Than One in Five 12 to 17-Year-Olds Have Trouble Seeing in Class

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- VSP(R) Vision Care and Prevent Blindness America announced today the results of their joint nationwide survey of nearly 1,500 participants. The study revealed more than one in five 12 to 17-year-olds have difficulty seeing the classro...

One in 10 High School Seniors Have Used Narcotic Painkillers

Most wanted to get high, have a good time with friends, researchers say,, MONDAY, Aug. 3 (HealthDay News) -- Pain relief isn't the main reason why one in 10 high school seniors have tried opioid drugs, a new U.S. study finds. The most common reasons included relaxation, feeling good...

Do the Swiss Have the Answer to America's Health Care Dilemma?

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill., July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the health care debate heating up in Washington, and with no apparent solution in sight, it has been suggested that America might want to take a page from the Swiss playbook. In a nutshell: Switzerland has a manda...

Allsup Answers Common Questions People Have About Social Security Disability

More people making first applications can benefit from choosing representation early in the process. Belleville, IL (Vocus) July 31, 2009 -- A growing number of people are applying for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits this year and experiencing diffi...

Study Shows Divorced, Widowed Adults Have Increased Health Risks

Sexpert Genie James Has Solution: Stay Married and Have More SEX! Jacksonville, Fla. (Vocus) -- A new study shows that men and women who are divorced or widowed have an increased chance of facing health risks in the future as opposed to those who are married. ...

More Than Half of Emergency Department Nurses Have Been Physically Assaulted at Work, New Study Finds

DES PLAINES, Ill., July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Our nation's emergency departments are places to receive treatment for injuries, but for thousands of nurses, emergency departments are the sources of injury. A new study by the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) finds that more than...

Study: Bariatric surgery patients have 67 percent lower chance of complications at top hospitals

Golden, CO (July 28, 2009) The HealthGrades Fourth Annual Bariatric Surgery Trends in American Hospitals Study released today identifies 88 hospitals as "best" performers (five-star rated), with mortality rates, complication rates and patient lengths of stay that are dramatically lower than poor...

Men Who Have Prostate Cancer Surgery Do Well

But study didn't determine value of any treatment vs. watchful waiting MONDAY, July 27 (HealthDay News) -- A major study has good news for men who have prostate cancer surgery but leaves unanswered the complicated question of whether a man should have that operation, another treatment...

More Americans Have Cell Phones Than Dental Coverage

PORTLAND, Ore. July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Studies link poor oral health with a higher risk for heart disease, stroke, and delivery of premature or low birth-weight babies. Despite these documented risks, 45 percent of the U.S. population is living without dental insurance - nearly ...

Blacks Have Highest Obesity Rates in U.S.

Hispanics also show higher prevalence than whites, CDC researchers find,, THURSDAY, July 16 (HealthDay News) -- The obesity epidemic in the United States is hitting minorities the hardest, U.S. health officials report. Here are the hard numbers: Blacks have a 51 percent greater prev...

LFAGW to Run 'Could I Have Lupus?' Workshop on July 26; Mystics Game Follows

WASHINGTON, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Washington metro area residents wondering if they have undiagnosed symptoms of lupus can find out on Sunday, July 26 at a "Could I Have Lupus?" workshop and Washington Mystics game at the Verizon Center, 601 F St., N.W., D.C. As a combination workshop/...

Urban Caucus Chair Says Healthcare Reform Means You Can Have Your Care and Keep It Too

WASHINGTON ., July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), Chairman of the Congressional Urban Caucus, release d this statement today as the three House Committees with jurisdiction over health policy introduce the American Affordable Health Choices Act:...

Mothers of children with autism have higher parental stress, psychological distress

Ask any mother and she'll tell you that raising a preschooler is no easy task. Now imagine what it must be like to bring up a child with autism or a developmental delay. Researchers at the University of Washington's Autism Center asked mothers about their experiences and found that moms of ch...

Do bilingual persons have distinct language areas in the brain?

A new study carried out at the University of Haifa sheds light on how first and second languages are represented in the brain of a bilingual person. A unique single case study that was tested by Dr. Raphiq Ibrahim of the Department of Learning Disabilities and published in the Behavioral and Brai...

Larger hospital units have lower miscarriage rates after invasive pregnancy tests

A study of more than 64,000 pregnant women has found that miscarriage rates following amniocentesis and chorionic villus sampling (CVS) - two invasive procedures to detect chromosomal abnormalities and birth defects - were 1.4 per cent and 1.9 per cent, respectively. The research, published in ...

Patients Suffering from Diabetes Now Have the Option to Suffer No More with Diabetic Free All Natural Medical Herbal Extracts Capsules

"This is an opportunity for you to change your life - After just one week of taking our Diabetic Free pills, you will experience a noticeable relief from the terrible effects of diabetes: your blood sugar, cholesterol levels and blood pressure will return to normal, your body will be revital...

Graduates Needing Health Insurance Have Cost-Effective Options

Independence Blue Cross Individual HMO plans offer lower premiums, greater peace of mind PHILADELPHIA, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- College graduates across the region are finding themselves in a serious predicament: less than 20 percent of those 2009 grads who applied for jobs have received emp...

Online Genetic Testing Appears to Have Benefits

Lung cancer assessment allays some concerns about how patients interpret results, researchers say TUESDAY, June 30 (HealthDay News) -- Online genetic testing for lung cancer appears to offer some benefits to patients, according to U.S. researchers who evaluated the use of an online tes...

Women with cystic fibrosis can have safe and successful fertility treatment

Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Women with cystic fibrosis can have fertility treatment to help them have babies without any long-term adverse effects on either themselves or their children, according to new research presented at the 25th annual meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction an...

Novo Nordisk Insulin Analogs Have Proven Safety Profiles

PRINCETON, N.J., June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday June 26, Diabetologia, the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) published online data from four studies relating to a possible link between a long-acting insulin analog, insulin glargine, and cancer(1). As a basis f...

HIV Patients May Have Stiffer Arteries

But not significant enough to halt drug therapy, researchers say FRIDAY, June 26 (HealthDay News) -- HIV patients receiving highly active anti-retroviral therapy (HAART) are more likely to have a level of arterial stiffness similar to that in healthy patients with high blood pressure, ...

National Survey Shows 70% of Women Have Experienced a Sexual Health Issue

Women Say Sexual Health Issues Impact Multiple Aspects of Their Lives WASHINGTON, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- A new survey released today shows 70 percent of women report having experienced a sexual health issue, of which 22 percent felt very or extremely concerned. The survey also found that ma...

19th Annual ISSSEEM Conference to Have Richard Bartlett to Discuss the Physics of Miracles: Connecting to the Quantum Field

ISSSEEM or the International Society for the Study of Subtle Energies & Energy Medicine will hold their 19th annual conference June 26th through July 1st at the Westin in Westminster, Colorado. Westminster, CO (PRWEB) June 23, 2009 -- Health professionals will be in...

Teens are heading in wrong direction: Likely to have sex, but not use contraception

Between 2003 and 2007, the progress made in the 1990s and early 2000s in improving teen contraceptive use and reducing teen pregnancy and childbearing stalled, and may even have reversed among certain groups of teens, according to the study "Changing Behavior Risk for Pregnancy Among High School S...

Hodgkin lymphoma survivors have increased risk of stroke and transient ischemic attack

Patients treated for Hodgkin lymphoma with radiation therapy have a substantially higher risk of stroke, according to a new study published June 17 online in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute . The study was undertaken because information on clinically verified stroke and transien...

Does Botox(R) Finally Have Competition?

Doctors at Allure Medical Spa Are First in Michigan to Use Dysport SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich., June 17 /PRNewswire --The rumor has been out for a while that the new product, recently FDA approved Dysport(R), could give Botox(R) Cosmetic its first ever competition in the fight against wrinkles. ...

Research from Dr. Charles Gerba Finds Average Toilet Paper & Towel Dispensers Have More Bacteria Than Average Toilet Seat

Kimberly-Clark Professional Launches Exclusive Product Solution With Microban Antimicrobial Protection to Address Concerns About Exposure to Bacteria ROSWELL, Ga., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- If you thought a toilet seat was the most bacteria-laden place in a public restroom, think again. ...

2009 ISSSEEM Conference to Have Deepak Chopra Discuss Bridging Science and Spirit

ISSSEEM (International Society for the Study of Subtle Energies & Energy Medicine) announces that it is taking sign-ups for this year's annual subtle energies and healing conference. ISSSEEM's 19th annual conference will be held from June 26th through July 1st and is called "Sacred Synth...

Evolution May Have Made Humans More Cancer Prone

Scientist thinks bigger brain could explain difference from chimps ,,,, FRIDAY, June 12 (HealthDay News) -- Did humans lose some of their ability to ward off cancer in return for developing a more advanced brain? That's a possibility, says a Georgia Institute of Technology researche...

Individuals Who Apply Pesticides Are Found to Have Double the Risk of Blood Disorder

WASHINGTON, June 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study involving 678 individuals who apply pesticides, culled from a U.S. Agricultural Health Study of over 50,000 farmers, recently found that exposure to certain pesticides doubles one's risk of developing an abnormal blood condition called MGUS (m...

Over half of people with rheumatoid arthritis have periodontitis

Copenhagen, Denmark, Friday 12 June 2009: Over half (56%) of people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) also have periodontitis (a chronic inflammatory disease of the gum and surrounding ligaments and bones that hold the teeth in place), displaying fewer teeth than healthy matched controls, high preval...

Middle-aged women experience more stress but have lower blood pressure

Both blood pressure and serum lipid levels have improved in Swedish middle-aged women during the past 30 years. Levels of perceived mental stress, however, have increased significantly. These are the of a thesis presented at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. The study ...

Medizone Announces a Second Round of Trials Have Begun.

SAN FRANCISCO, June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medizone International, Inc. (Pink Sheets: MZEI) is pleased to announce the commencement of a second series of laboratory trials of the Company's AsepticSure hospital sterilization technology, which is intended to build upon the success of ...

Video: truth(R) Asks: 'Do You Have What it Takes?'

New Campaign Explores Decisions Made by the Tobacco Industry, Impact on Americans WASHINGTON, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Each and every day in America, 1,200 people die from tobacco-related diseases -- from heart disease and cancers, to emphysema and strokes. The latest advertising cam...

Hopkins study: When adult patients have anxiety disorder, their children need help too

In what is believed to be the first U.S. study designed to prevent anxiety disorders in the children of anxious parents, researchers at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center have found that a family-based program reduced symptoms and the risk of developing an anxiety disorder among these children. ...

When It Comes to Lifting, the Pros Have Your Back

Techniques used by professional movers can help reduce risk of serious injury SATURDAY, May 30 (HealthDay News) -- Following the example of professional movers can help you reduce the risk of injury the next time you move, says a new study that included 20 men who carried a load on a t...

What If New Jersey Didn't Have Enough Nurses?

$22 Million Initiative to Launch at State Senate Hearing Thursday; Focus on Nurse Faculty Shortage, Averting Health Care Crisis in State TRENTON, N.J., May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New Jersey does not have enough faculty to educate the nurses the state will need to provide quality health...

What You Need to Know in Your 40s to Have a Healthy Menopause -- Without Hormone Replacement Therapy

BOULDER, Colo., May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- A woman may share genetics with her mother, but she's not necessarily destined to have the same unpleasant menopause filled with hot flashes, insomnia, and mood swings. The June issue of Natural Solutions: Vibrant Health, Balanced Living magazine outlines...
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