Anti-smoking posters may make teens want to smoke more

ANTI-SMOKING POSTERS MAY MAKE TEENS WANT TO SMOKE MORE

Behavioral scientists at RAND Corporation who conducted the study said they believe it could be a defensive reaction from teens who...

Centralized Chronic Disease Management Improves Patient Outcomes

CENTRALIZED CHRONIC DISEASE MANAGEMENT IMPROVES PATIENT OUTCOMES

Population health management programs that have centralized support can improve outcomes for patients with diabetes, cardiovascular...

 
 
 
The top wellness trends for 2018, revealed by Pinterest

THE TOP WELLNESS TRENDS FOR 2018, REVEALED BY PINTEREST

In anticipation of the New Year, Pinterest have put together a list of the top wellness trends for 2018 - and there's plenty to enjoy.

Natural Cell Death - Risk for Diabetes and Heart Diseases

NATURAL CELL DEATH - RISK FOR DIABETES AND HEART DISEASES

High plasma levels of circulating markers of apoptotic cell death are associated with increased risk for diabetes and cardiovascular...

 
 
 
Heart Defects in Fetus Due to High Blood Sugar Levels of Mother

HEART DEFECTS IN FETUS DUE TO HIGH BLOOD SUGAR LEVELS OF MOTHER

The leading non-genetic risk factor for the disease is a mother having diabetes during pregnancy, although genetics was thought to...

An Injury to the Spinal Cord may Affect the Heart

AN INJURY TO THE SPINAL CORD MAY AFFECT THE HEART

Secondary damage to an heart caused by the spinal cord injury may range from mild to severe as only small number nerve fibers associated...

 
 
 
Type 2 Diabetes Complications Hits Younger Patients Harder

TYPE 2 DIABETES COMPLICATIONS HITS YOUNGER PATIENTS HARDER

Risk factors for developing cardiovascular, eye and renal problems following type 2 diabetes much more common among patients diagnosed...

Chemotherapy found to increase the number of tumor cells circulating in the blood, spreading it to previously unaffected areas

CHEMOTHERAPY FOUND TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF TUMOR CELLS CIRCULATING IN THE BLOOD, SPREADING IT TO PREVIOUSLY UNAFFECTED AREAS

Chemotherapy is a pretty scary prospect, but a lot of people are convinced by their doctors that its potential benefits are worth enduring...

 
 
 
A 2018 Strength-Training Challenge Anyone Can Do For a Stronger, Leaner Body

A 2018 STRENGTH-TRAINING CHALLENGE ANYONE CAN DO FOR A STRONGER, LEANER BODY

Now more than ever, weightlifting is the star of the fitness show. It seems like more women than ever are getting into the strength-training...

Taking These Common Drugs Can Quadruple Your Risk Of Skin Cancer

TAKING THESE COMMON DRUGS CAN QUADRUPLE YOUR RISK OF SKIN CANCER

Photograph by Getty Images The longer you've been on them, the greater your chances may be A skin cancer trigger might be in your medicine...

 
 
 
11 Gifts To Make You Feel Sexy AF For Christmas

11 GIFTS TO MAKE YOU FEEL SEXY AF FOR CHRISTMAS

Yes, the holiday season is stressful, annoying and exhausting. In-laws who overstay their welcome, holiday to-do lists that seem endless,...

Doctors would prescribe marijuana to children with cancer

DOCTORS WOULD PRESCRIBE MARIJUANA TO CHILDREN WITH CANCER

A study from Northwestern University revealed that 92 percent of physicians would prescribe marijuana to children with cancer, but...

 
 
 
Nature is necessary: The secret to a healthy life in the city is living near a park, according to research on the effects of stress on the brain

NATURE IS NECESSARY: THE SECRET TO A HEALTHY LIFE IN THE CITY IS LIVING NEAR A PARK, ACCORDING TO RESEARCH ON THE EFFECTS OF STRESS ON THE BRAIN

Many people view their eventual “escape from the rat race” as a worthy mission to keep them pressing on through every single day. For...

6 Ways to Proactively Manage Your Own Health Care

6 WAYS TO PROACTIVELY MANAGE YOUR OWN HEALTH CARE

Can preventative action help curb the rising cost of health care? It can substantially reduce our own out-of-pocket costs, certainly,...

 
 
 
Stop snorting chocolate, FDA warns

STOP SNORTING CHOCOLATE, FDA WARNS

The FDA has sent a warning letter to the makers of Coco Loko, a snort-able chocolate powder that the administration says encourages...

New study finds smokeless tobacco causes mouth cancer, with more than half off all cases occurring in Asia

NEW STUDY FINDS SMOKELESS TOBACCO CAUSES MOUTH CANCER, WITH MORE THAN HALF OFF ALL CASES OCCURRING IN ASIA

One thing you can rely on about tobacco: It's bound to give you cancer if you put it in your body. Most of you may think that statement...

 
 
 
Vigorous Exercise May Help Slow Parkinson's Disease

VIGOROUS EXERCISE MAY HELP SLOW PARKINSON'S DISEASE

Related MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise and Physical Fitness , Parkinson's Disease

Eating mushrooms every day fights chronic disease: Button mushrooms are high in antioxidants, researchers discover

EATING MUSHROOMS EVERY DAY FIGHTS CHRONIC DISEASE: BUTTON MUSHROOMS ARE HIGH IN ANTIOXIDANTS, RESEARCHERS DISCOVER

Eating small portions of mushrooms every day can make a big impact on your health. A recent study has found that mushrooms, particularly...

 
 
 
Asthma Medication With Oral Immunotherapy can Help Children Fight Food Allergies

ASTHMA MEDICATION WITH ORAL IMMUNOTHERAPY CAN HELP CHILDREN FIGHT FOOD ALLERGIES

Administering antibody medication along with tiny amounts of food that a person is allergic to, desensitizes them faster to the different...

Why Peppa Pig's GP is a bad example for real patients

WHY PEPPA PIG'S GP IS A BAD EXAMPLE FOR REAL PATIENTS

Dr Catherine Bell said the series is encouraging patients to use surgeries inappropriately because character, Dr Brown Bear, pictured,...