Sunday, January 19, 2020

‘Burnout’ Could Raise Your Odds for A-fib

TUESDAY, Jan. 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Feeling exhausted, with too few hours in the day to do what needs to be done? Be careful of burnout -- especially after...

Could Your Morning Coffee Be a Weight-Loss Tool?

By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Jan. 13, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- If losing weight sits high atop your New...

Climate Change May Translate Into More Fatal Injuries

MONDAY, Jan. 13, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- If climate change continues unabated, the United States should prepare for an increase in deaths from injuries, a new study claims. Looking at data on injury deaths and temperature over 38...

Sports Coaches Recruited to Help Stop Dating Violence

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Jan. 13, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- So-called "locker-room talk" among boys can actually be...

All in the Timing: Many Get Knee Replacement Too Late or Too Soon

Measures such as pain, joint function, age and X-ray assessment are used to determine the best time to have knee replacement. One specialist agreed that discussions about timing are crucial. "I...

Targeted Ultrasound Destroys Cancer Cells: Study

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Jan. 10, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- The research is still in its early stages,...

Flu vaccines may shrink tumors and boost cancer treatment

Recent experiments in mouse models have shown that injecting an inactivated flu virus into cancer tumors makes them shrink and boosts the effectiveness of immunotherapy. When it comes to cancer tumors, many factors influence whether or not they will respond to treatment. One of these is whether the tumors are "hot" or "cold."...

What is the new normal?

A recent analysis of temperature trends suggests that the average human body temperature has dropped since the 19th century due to physiological changes. The authors of the new study also highlight potential causes of these alterations. Share on PinterestNew research suggests that our regular body temperature has dropped over time.Most of us...

Are some parrots selfless?

Humans and some other mammals stand out among animals by showing kindness and helping other individuals in need. But do birds also demonstrate selflessness? The answer is "yes" — at least in the case of the African gray parrot. Altruism — the act of offering help to someone in need even if...

One Big Roadblock to Opioid Addiction Treatment

MONDAY, Jan. 6, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- The crisis of opioid abuse continues in the United States. However, a new study finds there still aren't enough doctors authorized to prescribe the leading drug treatment for opioid addiction. This...
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