Category Archives for Healthcare News

Neuropathy Nerve Damage Often Goes Undiagnosed

Though it is a widespread disorder, neuropathy often goes undiagnosed, new research shows, leaving many people at risk of falls, infection and even amputation. Read more Source: HealthDay

Q&A: Do you know your risks for breast cancer?

Breast cancer remains the second leading cause of cancer death in women, according to the American Cancer Society. About 42,250 women in the United States will die from it this year, and 310,720 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed. Read more Source: Medical Xpress

Oral Rinse Might Alert Doctors to Stomach Cancers

A quick swish at the doctor’s office could someday provide early detection of stomach cancer, the fourth-leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide, a new study reports. Read more Source: HealthDay

Study shows not all ultra-processed foods are bad for your health

In recent years, there’s been increasing hype about the potential health risks associated with so-called “ultra-processed” foods. But new evidence published this week found not all “ultra-processed” foods are linked to poor health. That includes the mass-produced wholegrain bread you buy from the supermarket. Read more Source: Medical Xpress

Blood Pressure Down With Self-Monitoring of BP, Self-Titration of Medications

Blood pressure (BP) self-monitoring, together with self-titration of antihypertensive medications, is associated with a reduction in BP, according to a study published online May 10 in JAMA Network Open. Read more Source: HealthDay

Study suggests daily consumption of olive oil reduces chances of developing dementia

A team of nutritionists and medical researchers at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health has found evidence that daily consumption of olive oil may reduce the chances of developing dementia. Read more Source: Medical Xpress

Five things to know about bird flu

As a new virus takes center stage at the heart of a global outbreak, it’s easy to get flashbacks of March 2020. Read more Source: Medical Xpress

Study finds poor muscle health is common in people living with obesity, increases risk of early death

New research being presented at the European Congress on Obesity (ECO) in Venice, Italy (12–15 May) has found that poor muscle health is associated with a higher risk of an early death in people living with obesity. Read more Source: Medical Xpress

Treating Crohn’s Sooner, More Aggressively Greatly Improves Outcomes: Study

In a finding that suggests sooner is better than later, a new trial shows that giving advanced treatment early to Crohn’s patients can dramatically improve their gut health. About 80% of those who got therapy with an immune-suppressing drug called infliximab shortly after their Crohn’s diagnosis experienced an improvement in their symptoms and inflammatory markers […]

8-hour time-restricted eating linked to a 91% higher risk of cardiovascular death

Restricting eating to a brief 8-hour window daily could result in a higher risk of death from heart attack and stroke, according to a new study. Researchers report that people who practice this time-restricted eating plan also had poorer outcomes if they had existing cardiovascular disease or cancer. Read more Source: Medical News Today