Health Highlights: May 22, 2019

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Cancer Death Rates Down, Heart Disease Death Rates Up for American Adults Cancer deaths among middle-aged adults are falling in the United...
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

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Conclusions: Due to the complexity of the behavior and biology of cells, scientists' primary focus should be on detection and elimination of sources of inflammation. Antiparasitic medications, and also antiviral, antibiotic, and antifungal medications should be thought of as underrecognized, underappreciated, and forgotten medications that can be part of cancer therapy. The information offered in this review suggests scientists should think of cancer not only as a metabolic disease but also as a metabolic parasite and should consider using antiparasitic medications under a new understanding of the role of inflammation, inf...
Source: Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Altern Ther Health Med Source Type: research
So much time and energy have been wasted these past 40 or so years in trying to reduce dietary fat, including saturated fat. All you need do is look around you to see the result: the most unhealthy, fattest, most diabetic population in history, prescribed more drugs, more reliant on this (corrupt and unhelpful) thing called modern healthcare, with people in healthcare such as your doctor blaming YOU, rather than themselves and their misguided message. After all, doctors and dietitians are following the dictates of the U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the USDA food plate that carries the blessings of Big Food and a...
Source: Wheat Belly Blog - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: Low-fat diet grain-free low-carb undoctored wheat belly Source Type: blogs
Conclusion: SUD is an important source of YLL and productivity loss among adults aged 20–64. Such a high burden on society justifies prioritizing health policies and interventions toward preventing SUD.
Source: Medical Care - Category: Health Management Tags: Brief Reports Source Type: research
(ERA-EDTA) While a kidney transplant can restore healthy kidney function, recipients remain at increased risk of fractures, heart disease, diabetes and some cancers. The VITALE study shows that, compared with currently recommended doses, high doses of oral vitamin D? (cholecalciferol) lower the risk of fractures, but have no effect on the risks of heart disease, diabetes or cancer after a kidney transplant [1].
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
AbstractAimsTo determine the potential risk factors and construct the predictive model of diabetic risk among a relatively low risk middle-aged and elderly Chinese population.MethodsInformation of participants was collected in the Dongfeng-Tongji cohort study, a perspective cohort study of Chinese occupational population. The main outcome was incident type 2 diabetes (T2DM). Based on the conventional risk factors of diabetes, we defined low risk participants without underlying diseases such as coronary heart disease, stroke, cancer, dyslipidemia, hypertension, metabolic syndrome, obesity and family history of diabetes. Tot...
Source: Acta Diabetologica - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
The CDC's National Center for Health Statistics has released its most current quarterly data of provisional mortality rates for several top causes of death in the United States.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news
According to a new study by SeniorLiving.org on Life Expectancy In Every U.S. State, Hawaii is the No. 1 state in America, with the highest life expectancy of 81.3 years old in 2018.  California is next on the list at 80.9 and Mississippi is the lowest at 74.7. U.S. life expectancy declined nationally for the third consecutive year in 2018 due to increases not only in cancer and heart disease, as the two biggest causes of death in America, but also suicide, drug overdoses and liver disease connected…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Source Type: news
Do you know the top men's health threats? The list includes heart disease, cancer and unintentional injury. And, as men get older, their health concerns are likely to change. Here's how to reduce your risks and have a little fun in the process. Watch: Prevent the top threats to men's health. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rcVjQqYXxls Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1:24) is in the downloads [...]
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news
Momentum is growing for a nationwide movement to raise the legal age of tobacco purchase from 18 to 21. Experts say the widespread and worrisome teen vaping epidemic is a major catalyst—but so is support from e-cigarette and tobacco companies, which has some health groups feeling uneasy. On June 7, Texas joined about a dozen other states in enacting so-called Tobacco 21 policies; even more cities and counties have raised their legal buying ages, and a string of national retailers have instituted corporate policies that echo these legislative efforts. In Texas, the law will raise the purchasing age for all tobacco pro...
Source: TIME: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized public health Source Type: news
MONDAY, June 10, 2019 -- From positive effects on cholesterol levels to reducing the risk of heart disease and even some cancers, nuts are good for you. Ounce for ounce, they are nutrient powerhouses with beneficial fats and plant protein. Many...
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - Category: General Medicine Source Type: news
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