The decline was driven in large part because increasing numbers of Americans are dying from drug overdoses, suicides and chronic liver disease.
Stroke is a rare but recognized complication of chickenpox. It occurs when the chickenpox virus triggers inflammation in the brain, which can lead to a restriction in the brain’s blood supply.
A new study found that baby walkers send an average of five children to U.S. hospital emergency departments each day with injuries, mostly from falling down stairs and injuring their head or neck.
Disreputable doctors and others prey on patients’ need for hope, taking financial advantage of people when they are most vulnerable.
In the study, a preventive regimen of daily aspirin did not lower the risk of having a heart attack or stroke, but it did significantly increase the risk of bleeding in the gastrointestinal tract or brain.
Last year, global levels of unhappiness reached their highest point in more than a decade, according to the latest annual Gallup Global Emotions report, which was released earlier this week.
Minnesota’s adult obesity rate was 28.4 percent in 2017, ranking the state 35th (in a tie with Florida and New Mexico) among the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
“What we’ve learned from the study is that there is often no way for a consumer to know how much higenamine is actually in the product they are taking,” said John Travis, a co-author of the study.
The findings held true for both the healthy adults and those diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, although the seasonal differences were smaller among those with dementia.
The highest rates of complications were among mothers who were poor, uninsured or on Medicaid, living in large urban areas, or over the age of 40.
The two studies are apparently the first to test the supplements’ effectiveness by examining microbe activity within the GI tract itself.
The leading contender for “most infectious airport surface”: the plastic trays used at airport security checkpoints. The most common virus found in the study was rhinovirus, which causes the common cold.
Few of us ask where the 10,000-steps-a-day goal came from. Why that particular number of steps? Why not 5,000 — or 15,000?
“It’s best to keep your child rear-facing as long as possible. This is still the safest way for children to ride,” said Dr. Benjamin Hoffman, the lead author of the policy statement.
Digital health misinformation is having increasingly catastrophic impacts on physical health.
Older adults who successfully followed seven heart-healthy actions recommended by the American Heart Association were significantly less likely to develop dementia in their later years.
In 2017, chlamydia diagnoses in Minnesota rose by 4 percent, syphilis cases increased by 10 percent, and gonorrhea diagnoses jumped by 28 percent, according to MDH data.
“Our findings suggest that a significant portion of the online discourse about vaccines may be generated by malicious actors with a range of hidden agendas,”says David Broniatowski, the study’s lead author.
The new study, published in The Lancet, analyzed alcohol-related consumption patterns and health risks between 1990 and 2016 for 195 countries and territories.
Staying off Facebook for just five days appears to reduce the amount of cortisol — a measure of stress — circulating in people’s bodies, according to a recent Australian study.