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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism:

    THURSDAY, Aug. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Older women with osteoporosis could get lasting benefits from a few years on growth hormone, a new, small trial suggests.

    Researchers found that when women with the bone-thinning disease took growth hormone for three years, their fracture risk w...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology):

    TUESDAY, Aug. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New moms need to reduce their risk of pain and injury when lifting and carrying their babies, an expert says.

    "Initially, mothers may start off lifting their child of seven to 10 pounds numerous times per day. Slowly, the weight load increases a...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Occupational Therapy:

    MONDAY, Aug. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Steroid injections for lower back pain may provide some relief for certain patients, but any benefits are temporary, a new study finds.

    Lower back pain related to herniated disk (when intervertebral disks become compressed and bulge) and, to a les...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Optometry:

    MONDAY, Aug. 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The rate of eye injuries among girls playing high school field hockey dropped dramatically after a national requirement for protective eyewear was passed, a new study reports.

    But the mandate doesn't cover all players. And, the study found that th...Full Article

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

    FRIDAY, Aug. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Playing tackle football before the age of 12 may be linked to brain changes seen in pro football players who developed memory and thinking problems later in life, new research suggests.

    "It makes sense that children, whose brains are rapidly deve...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Athletic Training:

    FRIDAY, Aug. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Sports provide children with many benefits, but kids can get injured if they push themselves too hard, an expert says.

    "Children are not little adults," said Dr. Alexis Colvin, chief medical officer of the United States Tennis Association.

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Athletic Training:

    FRIDAY, Aug. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- College football players are much more likely to suffer injuries during weeks when they're taking tests than during training camp, a new study finds.

    Added stress is the culprit, said study author Bryan Mann.

    "Stress is systemic," explain...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Fitness:

    TUESDAY, Aug. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Recovery time is similar for male and female college soccer players who've strained their hamstrings, but different factors affect their readiness to return to play, a new study finds.

    "Multiple factors may influence the return-to-play time after...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, Aug. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The weakening bones of osteoporosis greatly raise a person's odds for dangerous fractures, and a new report finds that one-quarter of all American women aged 65 or older suffer from the condition.

    Close to 6 percent of men in this age group also...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, Aug. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The weakening bones of osteoporosis greatly raise a person's odds for dangerous fractures, and a new report finds that one-quarter of all American women aged 65 or older suffer from the condition.

    Close to 6 percent of men in this age group also...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    FRIDAY, Aug. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Refined carbohydrates -- such as those found in white bread, white rice and sodas -- may harm more than the waistlines of older women. New research shows that eating too much of these highly processed foods might also raise their risk of depression.

    <...Full Article
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    FRIDAY, Aug. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Refined carbohydrates -- such as those found in white bread, white rice and sodas -- may harm more than the waistlines of older women. New research shows that eating too much of these highly processed foods might also raise their risk of depression.

    <...Full Article
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    MONDAY, Aug. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Trying to curb alcohol use on your own with web-based or CD programs may not be very effective, a new study reports.

    The study found these programs could reduce drinking slightly among adults and college students. But they appeared to be ineffectiv...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, Aug. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Trying to curb alcohol use on your own with web-based or CD programs may not be very effective, a new study reports.

    The study found these programs could reduce drinking slightly among adults and college students. But they appeared to be ineffectiv...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, Aug. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- High doses of vitamin D do not appear to protect postmenopausal women from the dangers of osteoporosis, new research indicates.

    "While high-dose vitamin D did indeed increase calcium absorption, the increase was only 1 percent and [it] did not tran...Full Article