New screening could accurately predict type 1 diabetes risk in babies
A new screening may forecast type 1 diabetes risk in babies, a new study says. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Three-quarters of doctors feel burnout, experts call it a public health crisis
Stress among more than three-quarters of the nation's doctors is causing burnout, leading experts to declare a publich health crisis, according to a new study. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Soft drinks, exercise, hot temps increase risk for kidney disease
Drinking soda and other sugary drinks during workouts in hot temperatures could increase a person's chances of developing kidney disease, a new study says. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists use stem cells to grow functional blood vessels
A new method that uses stem cells to grow organs could help fight diseases like diabetes, a study says. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Smoking speeds up aging, study shows
Smoking has always been tied to negative health outcomes, but new research zeros in on exactly what harm it causes. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Schizophrenia may be linked to a genetic mutation in childhood
Schizophrenia may come from a structural abnormality caused by a genetic mutation in the brain during childhood, a study says. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Legionnaires' disease lingers in shower, other home water sources, study says
If you take a shower, you risk contracting a deadly disease, according to a recent study. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Cellular frenzy strengthens the body's immune system, study says
A frenzy in bodily regulation can actually strengthen a person's immune system, which may help in fighting cancer and diabetes, new research suggests. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Real-time flu models accurate at forecasting spread, report says
Several real-time infectious disease forecasting models have shown promise in accurately predicting the flu, according to new reports. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart healthy diet reduces diabetes risk, study says
A heart healthy diet may not only help with cardiovascular health, researchers say it could also stave off the risk of diabetes. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Few medical facilities offer opioid treatment medication, study says
Few medical facilities around the U.S. offer proper medication to treat opioid use disorder, even as the country continues to grapple with a growing epidemic, a study says. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More doctors, white people in region linked to lower skin cancer survival
A person's race and location play a big role in whether they will survive skin cancer, a new study suggests. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fecal transplant effective against ulcerative colitis, study says
Fecal microbiota transplantation has shown success in treating patients with ulcerative colitis, researchers report. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Self-administered birth control gives women long-acting option
Women could soon have a long-acting contraception option for birth control they can apply to themselves, study says. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New stem cell treatment may slow MS progression
Researchers have developed a new stem cell therapy to slow down the progression of multiple sclerosis, a study says. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exercise cuts mortality risk for people with type 2 diabetes, report says
People with type 2 diabetes should stay active to maintain good health, decrease mortality and increase overall health, a new study says. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'DNA origami' provides measuring tool to show antibody effectiveness
A new method of measuring distance using origami-inspired nanostructures could be the key to making antibodies more effective, a study says. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

BRCA-gene cancer database expected to help research, treatment
The compilation of deadly gene variants in a new database could pave the way for digitized cancer research on risk and treatment, researchers say. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Military spouses have higher risk of perinatal depression, study says
Women with partners deployed on military duty face a higher risk of perinatal mental illness, a study says. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D supplements don't provide health benefit to people over 70
Taking vitamin D supplements has almost no health benefit to people over age 70, a new study says. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Opioid overdoses top motor vehicle crashes as cause of preventable death
For the first time ever, the odds of dying from accidental opioid overdose are higher than from a car crash. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Black people more likely to die from asthma than any other race
Racial, environmental and economic problems continue to widen disparities in negative asthma outcomes for people in the U.S., a study says. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Researchers discover new protein to fight breast cancer
A novel protein could hold the key for slowing or preventing the spread of breast cancer, new research suggests. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Undetectable means untransmittable for HIV because of ART, NIH says
Researchers at the National Institutes of Health show in a new study that the consistent use of antiretroviral therapy can successfully prevent the spread of HIV. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CDC: More than six million people have had flu this season
Between six million and seven million people have been diagnosed with the flu during the 2018-2019 season, with roughly half seeking medication treatment, the CDC reports. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Researchers identify key receptor in brain for Alzheimer's disease
Researchers in Beligium reported Friday they have located a key receptor in the brain that plays a role in Alzheimer's disease, which may lead to improved treatments. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AI identifies precancerous cervix better than human experts, report says
A new artificial intelligence method could be key for future diagnosis of cervical cancer. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Total fertility rate in the U.S. lowest since 1978
Total fertility rates in the United States continues to drop, according to new research. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dental floss elevates levels of PFAS in humans, study says
Oral-B Glide dental floss and other products contain PFAS, which researchers have associated with various negative health problems, a study says. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Ebola vaccine effective in trials with primates, ferrets
Scientists have developed a single dose treatment that has shown promise for combating the Ebola virus in tests with nonhuman primates and ferrets, a study says. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Single dose Ebola treatment effective in trials with primates, ferrets
Scientists have developed a single dose treatment that has shown promise for combating the Ebola virus in tests with nonhuman primates and ferrets, a study says. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women with IBD may be at higher risk for mental illness
Pregnant women with inflammatory bowel disease could have a higher chance of developing mental illness after giving birth, a new study says. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Most stroke survivors are in good mental health, study says
Two-thirds of people who've suffered strokes have good mental health, even after their negative health event, a new study says. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

People may choose food based on how its displayed
How people choose food in a store may depend on what other food is next to it, a new study suggests. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Young patients have trouble getting private talks with doctors
Only half of young people in the U.S. ever get private time with their doctors, according to a new study. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pomegranate-rich diet may improve IBD treatment
Eating a diet rich in pomegranate could hold the key to fighting inflammatory bowel diseases, a news study says. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hysteresis loop explains resistance to vaccination, researchers say
Researchers say that a hysteresis loop explains why vaccination rates for some diseases continue fall, even after health officials declare vaccines safe, a new study says. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: PTSD may increase heart disease, cancer risk
Post traumatic stress disorder could bring on cardiovascular disease and cancer, a new study says. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Treating multiple chronic diseases increases cost of each ailment, study says
The cost of treating a person with two or more non-communicable diseases is more expensive than treating the same diseases individually, a study says. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin E's effects on cancer risk may be influenced by genetic variation
A genetic variant may determine whether vitamin E can lower people's risk for developing cancer, a new study says. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Facebook may lead to perceived negative health outcomes
New research links Facebook to the perception of poor health among its users. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Leap in marketing spending pushing up healthcare costs
Medical marketing spending has ballooned over the last 20 years, causing some to call for more oversight, a study says. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical marketing spending increases lead to higher consumer costs, study says
Medical marketing spending has ballooned over the last 20 years, causing some to call for more oversight, a study says. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Older Americans with hearing aids have trouble accessing services
Many older Americans who are poor continue to struggle with finding access to hearing care services, a new study says. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cellular energy route finding may improve understanding of aging, chronic disease
Scientists have found a cellular route for energy that could shed more light on how humans age and develop chronic diseases. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Ebola-like virus discovered in a bat in China
Researchers have discovered a new Ebola-related virus in bats in China, according to a study published Monday by researchers in the U.S. and China. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brain imaging forecasts response to stop smoking campaigns
A neuroimaging method could help predict what stop smoking campaigns work best to get people to kick the habit, a new study says. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study links income to heart disease in younger adults
A fluctuating income can increase a person's risk for heart disease, a new study suggests. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

E-cig popularity fuels spike in flavored tobacco use among teenagers
After dropping off a few years ago, the use of flavored tobacco products has rebounded among middle and high school kids because of e-cigarettes, a new study says. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cervical cancer screenings 'unacceptably low,' researchers say
Cervical cancer screening rates for women may be much lower than previously reported, new research suggests. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news