You've heard the benefits of a college degree before, but new research suggests that there's a healthful one, too. According to researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health, education trumps genetics as a predictor of high blood pressure in African Americans. The study, published in...
* Poor go to ER at twice the rate of privately insured * Findings point to challenges providing regular healthcare * 1 in 10 Medicaid patients seek routine care in ER By Susan Heavey WASHINGTON, July 11 (Reuters) - Most people covered by U.S. government health insurance for the poor...
By Gene Emery July 11 (Reuters Health) - U.S. drug abusers may be more likely to turn to heroin now that they are finding it harder to snort, inject or smoke a new formulation of the pain-killing opiate OxyContin, researchers said. The reformulation was introduced in August 2010 by manufacturer...
NEW YORK — Looks can be deceiving. Take Seamus Mullen. In his signature work shirt and with his youthful demeanor, the 38-year-old chef looks the picture of ruddy health – like he'd just hopped off a tractor at the Vermont farm he grew up on – as he leads a...
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TORONTO - The hot days of summer have settled into many areas of the country. Add a lack of rain into the mix and gardens are wilting under the soaring temperatures.Gardeners who did a lot of back-breaking work in the spring and spent money on plant material may be dismayed...
By Sharon Begley NEW YORK, July 11 (Reuters) - A gene that causes the rare, early-onset form of Alzheimer's disease can also carry a mutation that produces the opposite effect, staving off the devastating illness, scientists announced on Wed nesday. The finding, published in the journal Nature, suggests that new...
How long could you live off dehydrated fruit and powdered eggs? For astronauts on two- to three-year missions in outer space, subsisting on just-add-water meals gets old pretty fast.
Financial journalist Maria Bartiromo is scheduled to join me on Mondays With Marlo! Now is your chance to ask her advice on everything money-related. She will cover: The economy Global markets Where the jobs are Careers And anything else you want to know about finances! Maria...
We're about to find out if there will be a way anytime soon to slow the course of Alzheimer's disease. Results are due within a month or so from key studies of two drugs that aim to clear the sticky plaque gumming up patients' brains. A pivotal study of a...
A new chemical has been developed that could potentially make human teeth ‘cavity proof’ thanks to its ability to wipes out all bacteria that cause cavities, reports the Daily Mail today. The molecule, named ‘Keep 32’ after the 32 teeth in the human mouth, successfully destroyed germs that...
By Katherine Harmon (Click here for the original article and podcast) How many rolls, cookies or baby carrots would you have to eat to feel full. It's probably more than you’d want to admit. It may not even be possible with carrots. But what if you ate...
Ten-year-old Naomi Kutin is part of an elite group. Like tween skateboard master Tom Schaar, she's joined a tiny contingent of kids whose short biographies include the words "world record breaker." But the New Jersey student often hailed as the "world's strongest girl," was surprised...
* Bird flu three steps from potentially lethal human strain * Threat fuels debate over pre-pandemic vaccination * Science stacks up but idea hard to sell in austerity era By Kate Kelland and Ben Hirschler LONDON, July 11 (Reuters) - Culls of hundreds of thousands of chickens, turkeys and ducks...
It's been half a year since Novartis voluntarily recalled certain packages of Excedrin, NoDoz, Bufferin and Gas-X Prevention over stray or chipped pills, but the popular medicines are not yet back on store shelves. Novartis, the manufacturer of the medicines, explained the status of the medicines in...
It may be "just lunch" but a meal with an ex is dangerous territory for relationships, a study has shown. A restaurant rendezvous is more likely to spark feelings of jealousy in a current partner than non-food related activities, US experts found. Scientists say the findings underlie the fact that...
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Drastic cosmetic surgery has been around for some time. Now, America's obsession with beauty has reached a new level, with surgery for toe slimming on the rise, ABC News reports. The reconstructive surgery aims to tackle a condition at least one doctor calls...
Written by Katy Waldman for Slate A new, in-depth study of eight super-talented children, published in the journal Intelligence, suggests that autism runs in the family for prodigies. Four out of eight of the children -- musical virtuosos, painting geniuses, and chess stars --...
UK Lifestyle News
Joey Essex and Russell Brand look away now – as tight, spray-on jeans might make you look stylish - but they’re getting your testicles in a twist. A study of 2,000 fashion-conscious men has discovered that male skinny jean wearers are putting their health (and groins) in danger of nasty...
Good news for drinkers. Moderate consumption of alcohol has been associated with a reduced risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis. According to a study published on bmj.com, women who regularly consumed more than three alcoholic drinks a week for at least 10 years had a 52% reduced risk...
Would you risk it for a chocolate biscuit? Apparently so, as these hungry shoppers proved, after a hundred took part in a series of embarrassing challenges all for a free box of rice crackers. Snack company Fantastic Delites and Clemenger BBDO Adelaide, set up a special...