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A miscarriage essentially occurs when there's a hemorrhage in a layer of tissue in the uterus. The bleeding causes a breakdown of tissues next to the ovum, and that stimulates uterine contractions-contractions that result in the fertilized egg detaching from the uterine lining and thus being expelled...Read More
Sharecare News posted a story about Preventive Medicine:
THURSDAY, March 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. health officials on Thursday released a new round of graphic anti-smoking ads featuring former smokers living with the ravages of tobacco.
The new ads highlight the benefits of quitting for the families of smokers and the importance of giv...Full Article
Sharecare News posted a story about Internal Medicine:
THURSDAY, March 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Halting the use of cholesterol-lowering statins in terminally ill patients may improve their quality of life, a new study indicates.
These findings suggest that care for terminally ill patients can be improved by taking them off medication prim...Full Article
More than 6 million women in North America have trouble conceiving or maintaining a pregnancy. About 5 million U.S. men will also seek medical help for fertility issues sometime in their lives.
Fertility treatments are a blessing for many (4 million babies are born as a result of fertility-enhancing p...Read More
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Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:
WEDNESDAY, March 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A potentially life-threatening slowing of the heart can occur when the common heart drug amiodarone is taken with new hepatitis C medications, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns.
The dangerous slowing of the heart -- called symptomati...Full Article
I believe that adding growth hormones to beef and milk nudges a consumer's cancer risk upward. Growth hormones have been banned in Europe since 1989, but in the U.S., about 60% of cattle get them. These days, you can buy dairy products from cows that received no growth hormones. When it comes to meat, look for cuts labeled...Read More
Sharecare News posted a story about Psychiatry:
WEDNESDAY, March 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Exposure to common air pollutants before birth may make children more likely to have the symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and other thinking and behavioral problems, a small new study suggests.
"Exposure to air poll...Full Article
Sharecare News posted a story about Epidemiology:
WEDNESDAY, March 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Air pollution may take a toll not only on physical health, but mental well-being as well, two new studies suggest.
In one, researchers confirmed a long-studied connection between air pollution and cardiovascular health -- finding evidence that...Full Article
Vitamin D3 protects against infections, and it seems to be one of the nutrients lacking in breast milk. You can make sure that your baby gets adequate amounts by giving her a liquid baby multivitamin containing 400 IU of vitamin D, like Poly-Vi-Sol, up to age two, and then change to a chewable multivitamin...Read More
Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology:
MONDAY, March 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children whose parents smoke may be at greater risk of developing heart disease when they're adults than children of nonsmoking parents, a new study says.
The study included people in Finland whose exposure as children to parents' smoke was measu...Full Article
Sharecare News posted a story about Fitness:
MONDAY, March 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Neither routine exercise nor vitamin D supplementation does anything to lower the overall risk for accidental falls among older women, a new Finnish study says.
However, the risk of serious injury as a result of falling was cut by more than half ...Full Article