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FDA Tells Patients to Stick With Diabetes Drug Linked to Cancer

There's no conclusive evidence that Lantus causes malignancy, agency says,,,, WEDNESDAY, July 1 (HealthDay News) -- Despite recent studies suggesting that the injected diabetes drug Lantus (insulin glargine) might boost cancer risk, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday ur...

Texting Food Diaries Helps Kids Stick With Diets

Study found hi-tech method improved compliance more than paper and pencil THURSDAY, Nov. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Experts hope that letting kids have their fingers do the texting will increase compliance with the food diaries that are such a critical part of successful dieting. As a f...

Seniors Tend to Stick With End-of-Life Care Preferences

Study found desires remained essentially unchanged over 3-year period MONDAY, Oct. 27 (HealthDay News) - Regardless of declines in either mental or physical health, most senior citizens do not change their outlook on how they want their end-of-life care to be when the time comes, new r...

Will patients stick to physical therapy? Questionnaire can help doctors predict

Patients' responses to a simple questionnaire can reliably predict whether they will adhere to physical therapy after spine surgery, Johns Hopkins researchers suggest in a new study. The findings could help physicians identify patients who might benefit from additional preoperative preparation to ...

Electronic Pillbox Helps Seniors Stick to Drug Regimens

Study found fewer doses were missed, more doses taken on time WEDNESDAY, May 7 (HealthDay News) -- Older adults following a medication regimen are less likely to miss doses when reminded by an electronic pillbox that both beeps at the appointed drug-taking time and announces the number...

Ring In 2008 With Simple New Year's Resolutions That Will Stick Year-Round

Hollywood Life Coach Sherri Ziff Lester Says Small Steps Are Key to Gradual New Year's Resolution Success FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 1, most Americans pledged to lose weight, quit smoking or eat healthier for the next 365 days. For the past week, ...

Antidepressants Help HIV-Infected Patients Stick to Treatment

Depression can cause many to skip their medicines, experts note FRIDAY, Jan. 4 (HealthDay News) -- People with HIV who suffer from depression are much less likely to stick with their treatment regimens, new research shows. However, treating their depression with widely used selective seroton...

Fitness Guru Offers Novel Exercise Program and Tips to Stick with Exercise in the New Year

NEW YORK, Dec. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Getting in shape shouldn't feel like getting your teeth drilled, according to Mirabai Holland, a public health advocate and veteran of the fitness industry. For anyone who's vowed to start exercising in the New Year, Holland has developed a novel fitness progr...

Make That New Year's Fitness Resolution Stick

Find an exercise that you love and seek out support from friends, experts advise MONDAY, Dec. 31 (HealthDay News) -- As 2008 dawns, many Americans over 50 will resolve to start a new fitness program. Experts at the International Council on Active Aging offers tips for helping to ke...

Surgical Students Fail to Report Needle Stick Injuries

Most of the surgical students stick themselves with needles and sharp instruments while in training. Most of the resulting injuries could be infectious and very often they are unreported. This is according to a new study by reported Martin Makary, M.D., a surgeon at the Johns Hopkins Hosp...

Why Do People Stick To Their Bad Habits?

Why do people ignore public warnings and advertisements on the dangers of bad habits like smoking, drinking alcohol, overeating and stressing out //though they know that they aren't good for health? Why persist in bad habits have become the convention of many people across the Globe? Because, ...

The Latest Chatter behind Teeth that Stick Out Like a Sore Thumb!

New York: Researchers from the Autonomous University of Tamaulipas are putting teeth into the discovery that nasal allergies//, bottle-feeding, thumb-sucking and use of pacifiers by babies in their first year of birth, even if it is for 4 months, could throw teeth alignment in complete disarray. ...

Fimbriae Help Bacteria Stick Around Inside the Body

The hair-like protrusions of bacteria have a sticky protein on the tip that makes them cling to surfaces. The structure of these protrusions are in the form of a coiled// , bungee cord-like structure which helps the bacteria hang on tightly, even through rough fluid flow inside the body, researcher...

Boys Join the Race Along With Girl to Get a Stick like Figure

Boys also have become victims to disorders like anorexia and bulimia which has initially haunted the girls. But a UK study showed that 500 teenagers are affected //due to sheer peer pressure, families and friends. The research is published in the British Journal of Health Psychology. The authors wa...

Hi-tech Walking Stick Developed For Visually Impaired

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi has developed a high-tech stick to make walking and commuting easier for the country's nine million blind population. // Called "smart cane", the stick will help the visually impaired to easily commute in city buses, walk inside a room without knoc...

Do not follow popular diets, stick to one that is best for you!

People these days are obsessed with the perfect weight and figure so they follow any and every diet that they come across. Taking this phenomenon in view a comparison of several // popular diets by ARS-funded researchers was done. It revealed that, in this study after one year, sticking with a diet...

With a healthy heart stick to the wild salmon

In a study related to health risk or benefit analysis it has been found that unless heart disease is a risk factor wild salmon is better than farmed salmon // . The reasoning put forth is that although farmed salmon is richer in omega 3 fatty acids it also has a large amount of chemical contamin...

Exercise is healthy for mom and child during pregnancy

...reports that exercise is important during pregnancy, but also believes that starting an exercise program when pregnant, is a perfect way to begin and stick with a fitness program. "When a woman becomes pregnant, she often re-evaluates her lifestyle," said Dr. DeMaio. "She is motivated in a new way to ...

A 'super sensor' for cancer and CSIs

...recisely detect pathogens and pollution in the environment - and infinitesimally small amounts of disease biomarkers in our blood. About the size of a stick of gum, the new invention may be applied to a wide range of environments and situations. The aim is for the device to be disposable and cost about $1....

Exercise Is Healthy for Mom and Child During Pregnancy

...eports that exercise is important during pregnancy, but also believes that starting an exercise program when pregnant, is a perfect way to begin - and stick with - a fitness program. "When a woman becomes pregnant, she often re-evaluates her lifestyle," said Dr. DeMaio. "She is motivated in a new wa...

Food Illness Accountability Undermines Food Safety Overhaul: Food Safety Legislation Propped up by Antiquated Estimates Rather Than CDC Data

...ta collected over the past 10 years from the CDC's own FoodNet has established a high degree of confidence and should immediately become the measuring stick used for further policy decisions and investment of taxpayer monies. For further information regarding AFIA please contact: AFIA at foodillnessaccount...

With Autism, Diet Restrictions May Do More Harm Than Good

...rhea; abdominal bloating, discomfort or irritability; gastroesophageal reflux or vomiting; and feeding issues or selectivity (people with autism often stick with the same food choices and have other "ritualistic tendencies" in eating). The frequency of GI symptoms was about 77 percent in the autism gro...

Registered Dietitian Reveals Chronic Back Pain Relief through Diet in New Book, Cookbook and Diet Program

...lly to the elderly. The role of diet in back pain was never established in the past. Brian Dean's cookbook makes it easy for the back pain sufferer to stick to the recommended diet while being nutritionally balanced at the same time. It is a remarkable breakthrough indeed!" After suffering from ba...

International Health Leaders to Share Innovations in Patient-Centered Care at 2009 Planetree Annual Conference

...rs. Sampson Davis, George Jenkins and Rameck Hunt. A decade and a half ago, three teenage boys from the streets of Newark, NJ, made a pact: they would stick together, go to college, and become doctors. Now, over 15 years later, these three men have overcome obstacles and proudly bear the title of doctors a...

Potato Tops Poll To Be UK's National Veg

...ust as nutritious. The return of odd shaped fruit and veg to our shelves could mean a reduction in prices which is great news for households trying to stick to a healthy diet while watching what they spend". AXA PPP healthcare's Nutrition and Fitness website http://nutritionandfitness.axappphealt...

Understanding the process of homosexual identity formation among Asian and Pacific Islander youth

...essions and a sense of fear and inability to accept their sexual identity. API women who are gay also face an Asian culture that requires them to stick to family values, marry men and have children or place shame on their families, neighbors and community. Researchers found that many Asian cultural no...

Want to attract the opposite sex? It's in the Smile.

...nce or our teeth. Numerous teeth whitening solutions can be found in every oral care aisle, or your local dental office. Lip balm, lip gloss, or lip stick is commonly used to maintain healthy lips for our smile. Some go to the extreme of lip augmentation to improve the smile. With all the money and tim...

Full Transcript of Pelosi Press Conference on Health Care Reform

... Speaker Pelosi. If I just may interrupt you, I'll be pleased to answer that at the end, but we have -- and I will... But let's just stick to the health care, because this is so big and transformational for our country. It's about the competitiveness of our businesses, of course, the secu...

Drug Might Restore Sense of Smell

...mell had diminished levels of the factors," Henkin explained. "Theophylline, in a sense, inhibits the breakdown of growth factors so more are going to stick around." Henkin and his team have now confirmed the efficacy of theophylline in this context in 312 patients with hyposmia over a seven-year study ...

Shoulder Surgery Helps Athletes Get Back in the Game

...participation is dependent on the motivation of the individual. Athletics can be a great motivator for surgery and an even greater one for patients to stick to a rehabilitation schedule," Drake said. He and his colleagues noted that "activity modification" for the first six months after surgery protecte...

Shoulder Surgery Doesn't Prevent Return to Sports, According to New Study

...participation is dependent on the motivation of the individual. Athletics can be a great motivator for surgery and an even greater one for patients to stick to a rehabilitation schedule," said Drake. The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) is a world leader in sports medicine ...

Shoulder Surgery Doesn't Prevent Return to Sports, According to New Study presented at AOSSM Annual Meeting

...participation is dependent on the motivation of the individual. Athletics can be a great motivator for surgery and an even greater one for patients to stick to a rehabilitation schedule," said Drake. The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) is a world leader in sports medicine...

SEIU UHW Members Win Key Vote to Keep Union at Calif. Hospital

... Healthcare Workers in Hollister Reject Raid Attempt and stick with SEIU HOLLISTER, Calif., June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SEIU UHW healthcare workers at Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital in Hollister, Cali...

Your arteries on Wonder bread

...a high risk for heart attacks. "Medical tourists" from America regularly visit to take the heart test. The take-away message? Dr. Shechter says to stick to foods like oatmeal, fruits and vegetables, legumes and nuts, which have a low glycemic index. Exercising every day for at least 30 minutes, he adds...

Hundreds of Fans and Entertainment Tonight Canada Greet Dr. Siegal's COOKIE DIET(R) Creator Sanford Siegal, D.O., M.D., at Book Signing Event in Montreal, Quebec

...uth Florida medical practice in 1975 and it was an immediate success. Eating six cookies a day and a particular dinner enabled most of his patients to stick to the diet without significant hunger, and the fast weight loss they experienced kept them motivated until they reached their goal. Dr. Siegal observ...

Woman Whose Health Insurance Was Cancelled by Blue Cross/WellPoint After She Got Sick Urges Congress to Protect Innocent Patients

...olicy or face tax penalties. "If all Americans will have to prove they own insurance policies, the government must also make insurance companies stick to their promises. That means not letting insurers cancel coverage or dump sick patients into low benefit policies that effectively block access to t...

Exercise improves functional and psycological ability and reduces steroid need in rheumatoid arthritis

...n quality of life. The challenge for physicians is to provide suitable motivation and reassurance to their RA patients in order that they initiate and stick with such a programme." The observational longitudinal study followed eight physically-inactive patients (7 female; mean age of 59 (46-71) years; mea...

Need a Walking Partner? Try a Dog

...he said. Research has shown that it's easier to be physically active and stick with an exercise program when you team up with a workout buddy, Kushner sai...f their body weight. Kushner said that pets really do motivate people to stick with a diet and exercise plan until the pounds come off and stay off. Peopl...

DEP Asks Pennsylvanians to Help Battle West Nile Virus

...ogged roof gutters as needed. Turn over plastic wading pools, wheelbarrows and birdbaths when not in use. Aerate ornamental pools or stick them with fish. Clean and chlorinate swimming pools that are not being used. Use landscaping to eliminate standing water that collec...

Swim Yourself Slim This Summer With AXA PPP Healthcare's Nutrition and Fitness Expert Guide

...ou feeling fighting fit." Judi James adds, "Swimming is naturally enjoyable for most people, and if you enjoy something you're far more likely to stick to it." How swimming can help: Helps combat stress and beat the blues as it releases endorphins (the body's natural 'feel good...
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