Mary Ellen Doyle

Bio

Specialties:

  • Nutrition & Dietetics

Affiliation:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics:

    FRIDAY, May 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Harsh parenting may leave more than psychological scars, it might also leave lasting physical problems -- such as obesity -- even into young adulthood, new research suggests.

    And having one kind, caring parent doesn't seem to counteract the effects ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Nephrology:

    THURSDAY, May 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Climate change may boost rates of chronic kidney disease worldwide as rising temperatures and heat stress harm kidneys, researchers report.

    They analyzed global data and found that heat stress-related chronic kidney disease appears to be on the ri...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Bariatric Medicine:

    THURSDAY, May 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Weight loss surgery could help severely obese teenage boys reduce their risk for heart disease by increasing their levels of "good" cholesterol, a preliminary study suggests.

    The surgery also enhances the protective effects of HDL cholesterol, th...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Fitness:

    THURSDAY, May 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Keeping trim throughout your life could help you live longer, while being obese might do the opposite, two new studies show.

    In the first study, U.S. scientists found that slim people had the lowest risk of dying over a 15-year period -- 12 percen...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiac Surgery:

    WEDNESDAY, May 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Taking cholesterol-lowering statins right before heart surgery, once touted as a way to prevent common postoperative complications, has no benefit and may even cause harm, a new study suggests.

    In that setting, Crestor (rosuvastatin) did not prev...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Physiology:

    WEDNESDAY, May 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists say they've uncovered why humans have such big brains.

    It turns out that metabolism -- the rate at which a body burns calories -- runs faster in humans than it does in other primates. And humans have more body fat, which provides the e...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Emergency Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, May 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A stranger or someone you love suddenly collapses with cardiac arrest, but you don't know CPR.

    New research shows that help -- and CPR instruction -- may be just a cellphone call away.

    This is "a real-world approach that the majority of c...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiac Rehabilitation:

    WEDNESDAY, May 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Many heart bypass patients are skipping medications meant to maintain smooth blood flow in their repaired veins, a new study finds.

    "It is important for patients to understand that bypass surgery is a second chance, not a cure for their disease,"...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    TUESDAY, May 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Men who eat a lot of fatty foods may find themselves needing an afternoon nap, a new study suggests.

    Researchers found that among almost 800 men aged 35 to 80, those with diets high in fat reported more problems with daytime sleepiness. The connect...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Infectious Diseases:

    TUESDAY, May 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Colds and other infections in the first six months of life may boost the odds of a child developing type 1 diabetes by nearly 20 percent, new research suggests.

    The suspicion that infections play a role in the development of type 1 diabetes isn't...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Fitness:

    TUESDAY, May 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- One of America's favorite dog breeds, the Labrador retriever, has a genetic variant that seems to make them more likely to gain weight, a new study suggests.

    "Labradors make particularly successful working and pet dogs because they are loyal, intel...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Pulmonology:

    TUESDAY, May 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Teens with allergies or asthma who are heading for college later this year should begin preparing for the transition now, an expert says.

    "For most teens, going away to college marks their first time living independently," said Dr. David Stukus, a ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    MONDAY, May 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Arsenic in drinking water from private wells may explain the elevated bladder cancer risk among people in three New England states, a new study suggests.

    Bladder cancer rates in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont have been about 20 percent higher than...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    MONDAY, May 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Dieting might help improve your health, mood, sex drive and stress levels even if you're not obese, a new clinical trial reports.

    A group of either healthy weight or mildly overweight people who followed a calorie-restricted diet for two years lost ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    FRIDAY, April 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- If you find yourself reaching into a bag of chips and you know you're not hungry, maybe you're just bored instead, new research suggests.

    British researchers conducted two experiments to see how boredom affects people's food choices.

    In ...Full Article