Tick Bites 5-Year-Old Girl's Head; She Woke Up Paralyzed

Tick Bites 5-Year-Old Girl's Head; She Woke Up Paralyzed

Tick Bites 5-Year-Old Girl’s Head; She Woke Up Paralyzed  Patch.com Mom warns parents of tick dangers after daughter left paralyzed  WPLG Local 10 After Her Daughter Was Paralyzed by a Tick, This Mom’s Warning Is Going Viral on Facebook  Health.com Full coverage Source link

Gene editing tool may raise cancer risk in cells, scientists warn

Gene editing tool may raise cancer risk in cells, scientists warn

LONDON (Reuters) – A gene-editing technology that is being explored by scientists worldwide as a way of removing and replacing gene defects might inadvertently increase cancer risk in cells, scientists warned on Monday. Researchers from the Britain’s Cambridge University and Sweden’s Karolinska Institute said more research needs to be done to assess whether using CRISPR-Cas9 […]

Is Your Workplace Making You Fat?

Category: Pediatrics | Nutrition | Preventive Medicine | News Back to Health News Last Updated: June 11, 2018. By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Comments: (0) Tell-a-Friend MONDAY, June 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The dilemma is all too familiar: It’s Monday morning, you walk into your office and see that someone has left a big box […]

When does hungry become hangry?

When does hungry become hangry?

Have you ever been grumpy, only to realize that you’re hungry? Feeling hangry has become a meme, even used in ads. But how does it work, psychologically? Snickers Many people feel more irritable, annoyed, or negative when hungry – an experience colloquially called being “hangry.” The idea that hunger affects our feelings and behaviors is […]

Loneliness is bad for your heart, new study says

Loneliness is bad for your heart, new study says

Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – According to a new study,  lonely people are more likely to die from a heart complication.  Researchers used questionnaire data collected from patients with heart problems about their physical and mental health, lifestyle, smoking habits and friendships. They […]

Deer ticks invade the Island, spreading Lyme and other ills

Deer ticks invade the Island, spreading Lyme and other ills

STATEN ISLAND — Diseases spread through deer ticks and locally acquired cases of Lyme disease are on the rise on Staten Island, according to recent data from the city’s Health Department. The latest numbers come as Staten Island has seen the sharpest rise in Lyme disease of the five boroughs over the last several years while the […]

US infants' sugar consumption exceeds adult recommendations

US infants' sugar consumption exceeds adult recommendations

Kirsten Herrick Infants and toddlers are consuming large amounts of added sugar, with toddlers aged between 19 and 23 months consuming 7.1 tsp of sugar on any given day, according to research presented at Nutrition 2018. This amount, according to a press release, is more added sugar than what can be found in a chocolate […]

CDC: Salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melon

CDC: Salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melon

(Courtesy:  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. (Courtesy:  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) (AP) – Health officials say a salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melon has sickened 60 people and sent 31 to hospitals in five Midwestern states.  […]

Tonsillitis: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment And Tips For Prevention

Tonsillitis: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment And Tips For Prevention

The two lymph nodes which are located on each of the back of your throat are known as tonsillitis. Tonsils function as a defense mechanism which helps prevent infections in the body. Tonsillitis is a condition which occurs when the tonsils become infected. Tonsillitis can occur at any age and are a common childhood infection. […]

Want to live long and fasten weight loss? Eat greens

Want to live long and fasten weight loss? Eat greens

You may want to add more greens to your diet as recent studies have linked eating healthful plant-based foods to lower risk of chronic diseases, weight gain and death. In a study of nearly 6,000 people based in the Netherlands, those who ate more plant protein at the expense of animal-derived protein showed a lower risk […]