Monthly Archives : November 2014


Experimental Ebola Vaccine Appears Safe

The vaccine is designed to spur the immune system’s production of anti-Ebola antibodies, and people developed them within four weeks of getting the shots at the National Institutes of Health.   Scientists are racing to develop ways to prevent or…

0 Comments / 1 View / November 27, 2014


Many Dementia Patients Were Never Screened

Early screening can help people with dementia receive the care they need and allow families to plan ahead.     Many people who experience mild cognitive impairment do not progress to dementia, and many even return to normal.

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Physical Activity Prevent Dementia

Does physical activity prevent cognitive decline and dementia?: A systematic review and meta-analysis of longitudinal studies Background: By 2050, it has been estimated that approximately one-fifth of the population will be made up of older adults (aged ≥60 years). Old…

0 Comments / 3 View / November 26, 2014


Double-Arm Transplant Recipient

Lautzenheiser is a former professor of film production who became a quadruple amputee in 2011 following a streptococcal infection. He underwent a nearly nine-hour operation last month that involved 13 surgeons.

2 Comments / 6 View / November 26, 2014


Diet High In Saturated Fats May Not Be Bad

Carbs More Harmful Than Saturated Fats Could Increase Risk for Hear Disease and Diabetes

0 Comments / 3 View / November 26, 2014


Flu Vaccinations During Pregnancy

If the vaccine is given during pregnancy, it protects both mom and baby. But there are concerns that since it’s the season for getting sick, moms-to-be won’t know if it’s a cold or the flu and what’s suggested for the…

0 Comments / 5 View / November 26, 2014


What are Net Cancers?

If a person has ever had abdominal pain or flushing, a hot redness in your face and body, they probably wouldn’t think of cancer. But those are exactly the symptoms of what’s called “net” cancers.

0 Comments / 3 View / November 26, 2014


Yogurt Lower the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Yogurt linked to lower risk for type 2 diabetes, a disease that currently affects some 366 million people worldwide.

0 Comments / 3 View / November 26, 2014


FDA Labeling Requirements for Restaurants

Making calorie information available on chain restaurant menus will help consumers make informed choices for themselves and their families.

0 Comments / 6 View / November 26, 2014


Deadly Plague Outbreak

Madagascar Confirms Outbreak of Plague. Another major health threat has broken out on the continent THIS TIME in the form of a deadly plague Taking into consideration the current Ebola epidemic in WEST Africa, officials warn .

2 Comments / 3 View / November 25, 2014