Firm Breaks Ground on $10.9M Long-Term Care Facility in Walnut Ridge
Southern Administrative Services breaks ground on a $10.9 million nursing home development in Walnut Ridge, the Green House Cottages of Walnut Ridge. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - August 26, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Anorexia in Limbo
When I was sixteen years old, I met every requirement in the DSM-IV criteria for Anorexia Nervosa. My Body Mass Index (BMI) hovered just below 17.5, I was obsessed with counting calories and becoming skinnier, I was terrified of gaining even a single pound of weight, and I lost my period for longer than three consecutive cycles. My iron and ferritin levels fell below normal and I was tired all of the time. Before long, I was avoiding eating with my friends and family, and I had given up my favorite sports because I was too weak to run the warm-ups. I was never diagnosed with an eating disorder, however; I refused help beca...
Source: Psych Central - June 2, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Anna Beloborodova Tags: Anorexia Bulimia Diet & Nutrition Eating Disorders Body Image Source Type: news

Regular walnut consumption linked to health and longevity in women
According to a new epidemiological study, women in their late 50s and early 60s who consumed at least two servings of walnuts per week had a greater likelihood of healthy aging compared to those who did not eat walnuts. After accounting for various factors that could impact health in older adults, such as education and physical activity, walnuts were the only nut associated with significantly better odds of healthy aging. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - February 25, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Regular walnut consumption linked to health and longevity in women, according to new study
(Edelman Seattle) According to a new epidemiological study, women in their late 50s and early 60s who consumed at least two servings of walnuts per week had a greater likelihood of healthy aging compared to those who did not eat walnuts. After accounting for various factors that could impact health in older adults, such as education and physical activity, walnuts were the only nut associated with significantly better odds of healthy aging. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

For the ladies: Eating walnuts can help halt breast cancer
(Natural News) Aside from being a rich source of healthy fats and antioxidants, walnuts are known for their ability to lower blood pressure, support weight loss and decrease inflammation. But researchers from Marshall University (MU) in West Virginia recently discovered another great thing about walnuts: Regular consumption of this superfood can help women fight breast cancer. Eating walnuts... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Walnuts Shell Out Little Protection Against Cognitive Decline Walnuts Shell Out Little Protection Against Cognitive Decline
A study of older adults shows walnuts confer no cognitive benefit in healthy seniors, but offers modest benefit in people with a history of smoking and in those from disadvantaged backgrounds.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - February 7, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Walnuts may slow cognitive decline in at-risk elderly
(Loma Linda University Adventist Health Sciences Center) Eating walnuts may help slow cognitive decline in at-risk groups of the elderly population, according to a study conducted by researchers in California and Spain. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 28, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Experts discover that walnuts can "change" the expression of genes that fight breast cancer
(Natural News) Walnuts put the “super” in superfood: Not only are they packed with omega-3 fatty acids and polyphenols, but studies have also linked walnut consumption to many health benefits. Just when you thought that walnuts can’t bring anything else to the table, a recent study in Nutrition Research reveals that eating the nuts can alter the genetic behavior of breast... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brooklyn-based digital pharmacy operator expands into Philadelphia
Medly Pharmacy, a New York-based digital pharmacy company, has expanded into the Philadelphia market. The two-year-old company has opened a temporary brick and mortar location on Cottman Avenue in the Mayfair section of Philadelphia. In the coming months it will relocate to a larger space in the 1200 block of Walnut Street in Center City, where it will serve the entire region with services that include free and same-delivery of prescriptions. Chirag Kulkarni, who co-founded Medly with Dr. Marg… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 23, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news

Walnuts May Benefit Gut Bacteria and Improve Heart Health
Title: Walnuts May Benefit Gut Bacteria and Improve Heart HealthCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/17/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/21/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - January 21, 2020 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Nuts May Now Have Lower Calorie Counts, Almonds 23% Less, Here Is Why
A new method may mean that the caloric counts of walnuts will go down by about 21% as well. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 20, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Walnuts may be good for the gut and help promote heart health
(Penn State) Researchers found that eating walnuts daily as part of a healthy diet was associated with increases in certain bacteria that can help promote health. Additionally, those changes in gut bacteria were associated with improvements in some risk factors for heart disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Polly Share A Cracker? Parrots Can Practice Acts Of Kindness, Study Finds
Researchers found that African grey parrots voluntarily helped a partner get a food reward by giving the other bird a valuable metal token that could be exchanged for a walnut.(Image credit: Henry Lok/EyeEm/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - January 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nell Greenfieldboyce Source Type: news

This Walnut Creek health startup just raised $12M. It has a new name and business model.
Trainer RX, a digital health startup focused on musculoskeletal injuries, is now known as RecoveryOne after pivoting to a new business model and rebranding. The Walnut Creek company raised $12 million led by Cigna Ventures, with participation from existing investor 7wire Ventures and the management team. To date, it has raised nearly $16 million. The new funding allowed RecoveryOne to add five executives, giving it 20 employees. “It has definitely been a big year for us,” CEO Mark Olson said.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Brian Rinker Source Type: news

This Walnut Creek health startup just raised $12M. It has a new name and business model.
Trainer RX, a digital health startup focused on musculoskeletal injuries, is now known as RecoveryOne after pivoting to a new business model and rebranding. The Walnut Creek company raised $12 million led by Cigna Ventures, with participation from existing investor 7wire Ventures and the management team. To date, it has raised nearly $16 million. The new funding allowed RecoveryOne to add five executives, giving it 20 employees. “It has definitely been a big year for us,” CEO Mark Olson said.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 18, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Brian Rinker Source Type: news

Ghana: The Prostate Priority
[Ghanaian Times] Our body has a whole network of glands that produces hormones and help cells communicate amongst themselves. It supports them in carrying out competent bodily activities such as growth, development, metabolism, reproduction and so on. Prostate is a walnut-shaped gland in the pelvis of men. It wraps around the male urethra and is situated below the bladder. It churns out a fluid that carries semen and aids in the nourishment and transportation of sperms. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 13, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about nut allergies
Tree nut allergies are common, and they include reactions to almonds, cashews, and walnuts. An allergy to peanuts is not technically a nut allergy. Learn more about nut allergies here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Food Allergy Source Type: news

Eating walnuts and following a low-saturated fat diet can decrease overall heart disease risk: Study
(Natural News) Walnuts are fiber-rich superfoods that are full of micronutrients, including copper, magnesium, and manganese. According to a recent study by researchers from The Pennsylvania State University, consuming nutritious walnuts while following a low-saturated-fat diet can help lower blood pressure. Cardiovascular disease, the biggest killer of adults in the U.S. Cardiovascular disease is responsible for the most number of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Walnuts are a delicious way to take care of your heart
(Natural News) People have long regarded walnuts to be potent superfoods and have understood its nutritional benefits. But did you know that eating walnuts is also a great way for you to keep your heart healthy? What’s up with walnuts? Americans consume over 2.5 million tons of walnuts every year. This high demand could be due to walnuts being... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Renfrew opens its first Center City eating-disorder treatment center
The Walnut Street site its the 19th opening by the 33-year-old Philadelphia company (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 14, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news

Three New Federal Cases Allege Illegal Distribution of Male Sexual Enhancement Pills Falsely Branded as ‘Herbal’ Medicine
erectile dysfunction, pills, false label, male herbal remedies, Ronald Daniel Scott, Danny Scott, Stevenson Ranch CA, Premiere Sales Group, John Seil Lee, Walnut CA, Contenda Health, Chase Cranford, Raleigh NC, Randall Cranford, Pinehurst NC, Eldorado Trading Company, Jon Vogt,tadalafil, Cialis, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - October 11, 2019 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Man Sentenced to More than 8 Years in Prison for Illegally Importing, Selling Male Sexual Enhancement Pills Branded as ‘Herbal’ Medicine
John Seil Lee, Walnut CA, misbranded drugs, injuries, KHK International Trade Enterprise, SHH World Trading Enterprises, X Again, X Monster, Royal Master, EEZZY UP PLATINUM, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - October 7, 2019 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Study reveals eating 2 handfuls of walnuts a day can help prevent breast cancer
(Natural News) Walnuts are known for being one of the most nutritious nuts on the planet. They also happen to be excellent sources of healthy fats and antioxidants, which help fight disease-causing inflammation. Plenty of research has been done on the health benefits of walnuts, and consumption of these tree nuts has been associated with a lower... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating 60g of walnuts, hazelnuts and almonds each day 'gives men better orgasms' 
Spanish researchers believe the array of nutrients in the nuts help transmit signals to the penis which boost sensitivity and performance. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mediterranean diet during pregnancy associated with improved maternal health outcomes
(Edelman Seattle) A new clinical trial found women who followed a Mediterranean-style diet during pregnancy, including a daily portion of tree nuts (half being walnuts) and extra virgin olive oil, had a 35 percent lower risk of gestational diabetes and on average, gained 2.75 pounds less, compared to women who received standard prenatal care. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Making Mayo's Recipes: Stuffed quinoa peppers
Stuffed peppers are often made with ground meat. This meatless version is just as satisfying, thanks to a hearty mix of quinoa, walnuts, tomatoes and zucchini. Each Thursday, one of the more than 100 video recipes from the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program is featured on the Mayo Clinic News Network -- just in time for you to [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - July 18, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Looming insect invasion threatens California wine and avocados
(University of California - Riverside) UC Riverside is testing whether a sesame seed-sized wasp can control a pest that could seriously damage California crops including wine, walnuts, and avocados. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 17, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Whole Foods recalls two of its pestos after a customer suffered an allergic reaction
Whole Foods Market is recalling its in-house basil pesto and in-house sundried tomato pesto after failing to declare that they may contain milk and tree nuts, specifically walnuts and pine nuts. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Eat walnuts to lower blood pressure, new study suggests
The authors of a new study conclude that for people already at risk of cardiovascular disease, adding walnuts to a low-fat diet could lower that risk. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hypertension Source Type: news

A Tasty Twist on Pasta and Pesto
MONDAY, May 6, 2019 -- Pesto is a delicious and fast pasta sauce. Because it can be made in advance and served cold, it's also a perfect do-ahead dish. The nuts used in traditional pesto are healthful, but whether almonds, walnuts or pine nuts, you... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 6, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Walnuts may lower blood pressure, risk for heart disease
People who switched out 5 percent of saturated fat in their diets for walnuts had lower central diastolic blood pressure readings than those who didn't make the change. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Walnuts may help lower blood pressure for those at risk of heart disease
When combined with a diet low in saturated fats, eating walnuts may help lower blood pressure in people at risk for cardiovascular disease, according to a new Penn State study. In a randomized, controlled trial, researchers examined the effects of replacing some of the saturated fats in participants' diets with walnuts. They found that when participants ate whole walnuts daily in combination with lower overall amounts of saturated fat, they had lower central blood pressure. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - May 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Events Source Type: news

Walnuts may help lower blood pressure for those at risk of heart disease
(Penn State) When combined with a diet low in saturated fats, eating walnuts may help lower blood pressure in people at risk for cardiovascular disease, according to a new Penn State study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

TriHealth's chief operating officer plans to step down
TriHealth employees were told Thursday that chief operating officer Gail Donovan, who is well regarded by many, plans to depart the hospital system. She is now seeking a chief executive officer position elsewhere, according to a memo written by CEO Mark Clement. Donovan, 62, who also is a member of the board of the Cincinnati USA Regional chamber, declined to provide comment to the Business Courier. In addition to being COO, Donovan is presi dent of health services for Walnut Hills-based TriHealth,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 26, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

TriHealth's chief operating officer plans to step down
TriHealth employees were told Thursday that chief operating officer Gail Donovan, who is well regarded by many, plans to depart the hospital system. She is now seeking a chief executive officer position elsewhere, according to a memo written by CEO Mark Clement. Donovan, 62, who also is a member of the board of the Cincinnati USA Regional chamber, declined to provide comment to the Business Courier. In addition to being COO, Donovan is presi dent of health services for Walnut Hills-based TriHealth,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - April 26, 2019 Category: Health Management Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

MRI shows obesity can influence brain volume
Obesity can change more than the size of your waistline. In a new study published...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Interventional radiology procedure tamps obesity MRI offers view of liver fat loss in obese patients Appetite controls disrupted in obese teens' brains fMRI shows how walnuts influence hunger Adolescent obesity boosts risk of permanent bone loss (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 23, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

The nutritional content and health benefits of pecans and walnuts
(Natural News) Pecans and walnuts are similar nuts that are well-regarded for their taste and healthiness – even if they differ greatly in looks and taste. So, how do they compare with each other in terms of nutritional value? A serving of walnuts contains slightly more calories than an equivalent amount of pecans. Much of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists tie walnuts to gene expressions related to breast cancer
(Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine) New research from Marshall University links walnut consumption as a contributing factor that could suppress growth and survival of breast cancers. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Deciphering the walnut genome
(University of California - Davis) New research could provide a major boost to the state's growing $1.6 billion walnut industry by making it easier to breed walnut trees better equipped to combat the soil-borne pathogens that now plague many of California's 4,800 growers. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 26, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Here ’s Everything You Need to Know About Gut Health
It’s hardly news that the gastrointestinal tract is important to human health: It transports food from the mouth to the stomach, converts it into absorbable nutrients and stored energy, and shuttles waste back out of the body. If you don’t properly nourish yourself, you don’t live. It’s that simple. But in recent years, scientists have discovered that the GI system has an even bigger, more complex job than previously appreciated. It’s been linked to numerous aspects of health that have seemingly nothing to do with digestion, from immunity to emotional stress to chronic illnesses, including can...
Source: TIME: Health - March 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amanda MacMillan Tags: Uncategorized Research Source Type: news

Go nuts with the cancer-protective properties of walnuts
(Natural News) Walnuts are one of the most popular nuts consumed because of their health benefits. These are packed with bioactive compounds such as polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), polyphenols, and dietary fiber. In addition, they can help cut your risk of developing colon cancer – making it a great addition to your diet. While walnuts... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

An Easy, Fun, Heart Healthy Workout Any Medic Can Do
As EMS providers, we try to do a good job caring for patients who are experiencing heart problems, but how often do we think about our own hearts, or our overall health for that matter? Life is busy—it's easy to get caught up in everyday tasks, but it’s important to find the time to think of ways to be heart healthy.  You can start by eating a heart healthy diet, which includes walnuts, whole grains, salmon, dark green leafy vegetables, dark chocolate and berries to name a few. Another way we can keep our heart strong is through cardiovascular exercise. You don’t have to be a marathon runner and cove...
Source: JEMS Operations - March 12, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Sandy Roth, EMT-P Tags: Training Top Story Exclusive Articles Operations Source Type: news

Walnuts contain 4 to 15x more vitamin E than other nuts
(Natural News) The next time you have to pick one type of nut for snacks, go for walnuts. A study showed that consuming the edible seeds can help protect you from heart diseases, thanks to their high levels of polyphenols, vitamin E, and omega-3 fatty acids. Researchers at the University of Scranton (Scranton) evaluated nine... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Are black walnuts good for you?
Black walnuts have potential health benefits, including lowering cholesterol and blood pressure levels. Learn more about the benefits and side effects of black walnuts here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

2019 Healthiest Employers: National Association of Insurance Commissioners
Description: The NAIC is the U.S. standard-setting and regulatory support organization created and governed by the chief insurance regulators from the 50 states, the District of Columbia and five U.S. territories. Top local executive: Andy Beal, COO and chief legal officer Founded: 1873 Employees: 500 Address: 1100 Walnut St., Suite 1500, Kansas City Highlights: We aim to make wellness fun and varied so it’s accessible to everyone. On site, we have a massage therapist and a wellness coach.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - February 22, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Walnuts, Almonds Help the Hearts of Those With Type 2 Diabetes
Title: Walnuts, Almonds Help the Hearts of Those With Type 2 DiabetesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/20/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General)
Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General - February 20, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Walnuts, Almonds Help Hearts in Type 2 Diabetes
Eating five or more weekly servings of nuts also appears to lower the risk of premature death from heart disease or any other cause by about one-third for people with type 2 diabetes. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Walnuts, Almonds Help the Hearts of Those With Type 2 Diabetes
TUESDAY, Feb. 19, 2019 -- If you have type 2 diabetes and you want to do your heart a favor, a new study suggests you should let your diet get a little nutty. Folks with type 2 diabetes who ate five or more servings of certain kinds of nuts weekly... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 19, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

NASA Says Ultima Thule Actually Looks Like A Pancake And A Walnut
They had initially thought the object four billion miles from Earth looked like a snowman. The New Horizons spacecraft flew by it on New Year's Day and new images give scientists a clearer picture. (Image credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - February 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Merrit Kennedy Source Type: news