Health

July 22, 2019

More Younger Adults Being Diagnosed With Colorectal Cancer, Scientists Warn

More adults below the age of 50 are being diagnosed with colorectal cancer compared with five decades ago, scientists say. And when younger patients are diagnosed, the disease is more likely to be picked up in the advanced three or four stages, at 51.6 percent versus 40 percent of those above 50.
July 21, 2019

Heat stroke: A physician presents tricks to keep protected as temperatures soar

I easily remember laughing at Wile E. Coyote trying to catch the Road Runner while watching Saturday morning cartoons as a child. I can still see the Coyote walking slowly through the sweltering desert, sun high in the sky, sweating, tongue-hanging-out, about to collapse from heat, hunger and thirst. Then, BEEP! BEEP! the Road Runner would fly past, and the chase was on with a perfectly revived Coyote.
July 21, 2019

The Trebek impact: The advantages of nicely needs

Long-time “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek announced in March that he had been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Within days, he offered thanks to “the hundreds of thousands of people who have sent emails, texts, tweets, and cards wishing me well regarded my health.” Then last month, Trebek reported that his cancer was in “near remission,” saying that his doctors “hadn’t seen this kind of positive results in their memory.”
July 21, 2019

Sequencing the genome of newborns within the US: Are we prepared?

Twenty-four to 48 hours after birth, every newborn in the U.S. will have a few drops of blood drawn and sent to a lab to be screened for hidden and potentially life-threatening disorders. This process, known as universal newborn screening, is one of the most successful public health efforts in the 20th century.
July 21, 2019

Physician burnout: Why authorized and regulatory programs might must step in

A career as a physician has traditionally been considered to be among the best vocations that talented students can pursue. That may no longer be the case. All too many doctors report that they are unhappy, frustrated and even prepared to leave the profession. That should worry all of us. The physician burnout crisis is likely to affect our quality of care and our access to health care providers.
July 21, 2019

Sleep coaching in your youngsters: Why and the way it works

For thousands of years, mothers have sung lullabies to help their babies and children fall asleep. In more recent times, gadgets and devices have been invented and marketed to help the tired child – and weary parent.
July 21, 2019

Sugar substitutes: Is one higher or worse for diabetes? For weight reduction? An knowledgeable explains

Wandering through the grocery store, it is easy to be overwhelmed by the numerous brands and health claims on the dozens of sugar substitutes. It can be particularly confusing for those with diabetes or pre-diabetes who must keep their blood sugar in check and control their weight.
July 21, 2019

Trump’s order for extra motion on kidney illness could shrink organ transplant waitlists

Every year, thousands of Americans with kidney failure who could benefit from life-saving transplants can’t get the organs they need.
July 21, 2019

Time to cook dinner is a luxurious many households don’t have

Have Americans forgotten how to cook? Many lament the fact that Americans spend less time cooking than they did in previous generations. Whereas women spent nearly two hours a day in the kitchen in 1965, they spent a little less than an hour preparing meals in 2016. Men are cooking more than they used to, but still only cook 20 minutes a day.
July 21, 2019

Will they ever get up? New examine on consciousness after mind harm reveals ‘maybe’

Acute brain injury can result in significant damage and loss of consciousness, warranting life support and admission to an intensive care unit. A complex journey toward recovery begins, sometimes involving daily life-and-death battles.