Log in to search using one of your social media accounts:

This page shows you the latest items in this publication.

Study: Plenty of IV Fluids May Make Childbirth Safer, Easier
Review found it lowered risk of cesarean delivery, shortened labor Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Childbirth (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What You Need to Know about Cholesterol
Heart expert explains the difference between good and bad types Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cholesterol, Health Screening (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Smoking Slows Recovery from Drug Abuse
People who smoke cigarettes more likely to relapse after battling drug addictionSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Drug Abuse, Smoking (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Expect More Deadly Heat from Climate Change, Study Suggests
Countries need to make plans and design interventions to cope with rising temps Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Climate Change (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Just 17 U.S. States Require Defibrillators in Some Schools
Easy-to-use portable devices can prevent deaths from sudden cardiac arrest, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cardiac Arrest, School Health (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fewer Successful Malpractice Claims in U.S., but Higher Payouts
Tort reform laws may help explain findings, researchers saySource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Patient Safety (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study Suggests Heartburn Meds-Superbug Infections Link
Recurring bouts of C. difficile were more common in those who took drugs that lower stomach acid Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Clostridium Difficile Infections, Heartburn, Medicines (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breast-Feeding May Not Lead to Smarter Preschoolers
But study suggests that children who were nursed may be less hyperactive at age 3 Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Breastfeeding (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Allergic to Peanuts? Tree Nuts Might Still Be Safe
Careful testing can determine whether you need to avoid cashews, walnuts or others, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Food Allergy (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Doctors Decide to Treat a Ruptured Achilles
Your health and activity level influence recommendation for or against surgery Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Heel Injuries and Disorders (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Need More Zzzzz ' S?
Check out these tips from sleep doctors on getting a good night of shuteye Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Sleep Disorders (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Drugs Work Best for Diabetic Nerve Pain?
Data review shows some meds help more than others, but better options still needed Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetic Nerve Problems, Medicines (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Teens with Autism More Likely to Land in ER, Study Finds
Puberty and transition to adulthood may be especially challenging times, researcher says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Emergency Medical Services (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Leg Pain When Walking: Talk to Your Doctor
Physician says there are ways to ward off peripheral artery disease Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Leg Injuries and Disorders, Pain, Peripheral Arterial Disease (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Raccoon Parasite Not as Deadly to Humans as Thought
Researchers find confirmed cases of raccoon roundworm where patients had no symptomsSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Animal Diseases and Your Health, Parasitic Diseases (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Physical Therapy as Good as Surgery for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Conservative approach should be the first option, researcher says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Rehabilitation (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ouch! How to Tell If You Have a Sprain, a Strain or A Tear
They're not the same and some types of injuries take longer than others to heal Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Muscle Disorders, Sprains and Strains (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Want Cheap and Healthy Meals? Cook At Home
Study finds homemade fare is typically better for you than restaurant food Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Nutrition (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Substance Abuse Taxes the American Workplace
Survey, analysis reveal the full cost of employees addicted to alcohol, painkillers and other drugs Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse, Drug Abuse, Prescription Drug Abuse (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Obesity May Not Compromise Knee Surgery Success
Results similar after procedure to repair meniscus in normal, overweight and obese people Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Knee Injuries and Disorders, Obesity (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Many Talks on End-of-Life Wishes End in Confusion, Study Shows
Just 3 out of 10 accurately understood what their loved one wanted Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Advance Directives, End of Life Issues, Talking With Your Doctor (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Many Dialysis Patients Get Unnecessary Colonoscopies
Study finds that a limited life span offsets the benefits of the screening test Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Colonoscopy, Dialysis (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists Spot Gene for Rare Disorder Causing Deafness, Blindness
Child must inherit genetic mutation from two deaf parents, researchers said Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Genes and Gene Therapy, Hearing Disorders and Deafness, Vision Impairment and Blindness (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exercise a Great Prescription to Help Older Hearts
Not enough doctors recommend cardiac rehab, American Heart Association says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cardiac Rehabilitation, Exercise for Seniors, Heart Diseases (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bavencio Approved for Rare Skin Cancer
First sanctioned treatment in U.S. for aggressive tumor Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer Immunotherapy, Skin Cancer (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Turning Back the Aging Clock -- in Mice
Elderly rodents treated with cellular therapy regained lost fur, became more active, scientists saySource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Brain Tumors, Seniors' Health (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Technology Makes Gene Mapping Cheaper, Faster
Researchers decoded DNA of mosquito that carries Zika to prove the point Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Genes and Gene Therapy, Zika Virus (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Most Cancers Caused by Random DNA Copying Errors
While habits, environment can be key to the disease, chance plays huge role as well, scientists report Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer, Genes and Gene Therapy, Healthy Living (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Young Cancer Survivors Can Face Higher Risk of Pregnancy Complications
Findings emphasize the importance of counseling these women, before and during pregnancy Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer--Living with Cancer, Health Problems in Pregnancy (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Older Mothers May Raise Better-Behaved Kids, Study Suggests
Tendency of moms to mellow with age may play role in children having fewer social, emotional problems Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Development, Health Disparities, Parenting (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Many Kids with Diabetes Missing Out on Eye Exams, Study Finds
Those with type 2 disease should see eye doc right away, while type 1 patients can wait 5 years Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes in Children and Teens, Diabetic Eye Problems, Eye Care (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fewer Patients Die During Hospital Inspection Weeks: Study
Slight differences in death rates were possibly due to increased vigilance by staff, researcher suggestsSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Facilities, Patient Safety (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drug No Better Than Placebo for Lower Back, Leg Pain
Pregabalin, commonly known as Lyrica, didn't help patients with acute sciatica in study Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Medicines, Sciatica (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists Working on Solar-Powered Prosthetic Limbs
Synthetic skin could use sun's energy to power the devices, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Artificial Limbs (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fruit Juice for Kids: A Serving a Day OK
Review of studies finds 1 glass of 100-percent juice a day not linked with weight gain Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Carbohydrates, Child Nutrition (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Daily Glass of Beer, Wine Might Do a Heart Good
But drinking more may be bad news for your cardiovascular system, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alcohol, Heart Diseases--Prevention (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tattoo Artists Risk Serious Pain in the Neck
Backaches, headaches and eye strain also go with the job but can be prevented, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Neck Injuries and Disorders, Occupational Health, Piercing and Tattoos (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Smartphone Device Sizes Up Sperm Health
It analyzes samples in seconds, with 98 percent accuracy, in the privacy of a man's home, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Male Infertility (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Foods Labeled ' Healthy ' May Hide Unhealthy Secrets
Low-fat foods may be filled with sugar, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Food Labeling, Nutrition (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could Fading Sense of Smell Mean Death Is Closer?
Study found association -- but don't panic if your sniffer is no longer up to snuff Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Taste and Smell Disorders (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Suicide Often Leaves Mental, Physical Woes in Surviving Spouse
Rates of PTSD and depression are higher, but so too are liver problems and back pain, study findsSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Bereavement, Suicide (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Keep Colon Cancer At Bay
Colonoscopy best way to detect disease while still curable, gastroenterologist says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Colonoscopy (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brain ' Rewires ' to Work Around Early-Life Blindness
These differences appear to boost hearing, smell and touch, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Vision Impairment and Blindness (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

' Eraser Challenge ' Latest Harmful Social Media Trend for Kids
Burns, abrasions the result as youngsters 'erase' their skin away Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Burns, Children's Health, Internet Safety (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Smoking Rates Drop After Global Tobacco Treaty
Countries agreed to implement measures such as tobacco taxes and smoke-free public areas Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: International Health, Smoking (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Helping Cancer Caregivers Help Themselves
Loved ones must find time to address their own needs in order help others, social workers advise Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer, Caregivers (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Many Doctors Get Payments from Drug Companies, Study Shows
But few patients know about financial incentives physicians receive Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Health Occupations (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gunshot Wounds Cost U.S. Hospitals Nearly $7 Billion Over 9 Years
Total price tag may be much higher, research suggestsSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Facilities, Health Statistics, Wounds and Injuries (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Family History of Colon Cancer Calls for Earlier Screening
Talk to your doctor if relatives have had this cancer Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Colorectal Cancer, Family History, Health Screening (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Autism Greatly Boosts Kids ' Injury Risk, Especially for Drowning
Swimming lessons are essential -- even before other therapies, researcher saysSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Drowning, Wounds and Injuries (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - March 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news