Sharine Forbes

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  • Los Angeles, CA

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Transplant Hepatology:

    TUESDAY, Aug. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Most living kidney donors and recipients would like to know more about each other's health before a transplant, a new study indicates.

    Currently, a transplant candidate must be told if the donor is at increased risk for hepatitis or HIV, but rule...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health & General Preventive Medicine:

    THURSDAY, Aug. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The rising popularity of bicycling among adult men for pleasure or as a means of commuting may have a downside: More fatal bike-related accidents, according to a new report.

    The report did have some good news, however: Fewer U.S. children are dy...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health & General Preventive Medicine:

    THURSDAY, Aug. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The rising popularity of bicycling among adult men for pleasure or as a means of commuting may have a downside: More fatal bike-related accidents, according to a new report.

    The report did have some good news, however: Fewer U.S. children are dy...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 Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Higher-than-normal levels of a certain blood chemical may place some patients at significantly greater risk of dying from heart disease, new research indicates.

    Scientists found that nearly one out of three people with diabetes and stable angin...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Higher-than-normal levels of a certain blood chemical may place some patients at significantly greater risk of dying from heart disease, new research indicates.

    Scientists found that nearly one out of three people with diabetes and stable angin...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Fitness:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Men who get regular, moderate exercise, such as walking or cycling 20 minutes daily, seem to have a lower risk of heart failure than inactive men or those who have higher levels of activity, according to new research.

    The researchers found that...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Fitness:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Men who get regular, moderate exercise, such as walking or cycling 20 minutes daily, seem to have a lower risk of heart failure than inactive men or those who have higher levels of activity, according to new research.

    The researchers found that...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Hospice & Palliative Medicine:

    MONDAY, Aug. 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In Belgium and the Netherlands, where euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide are legal, doctors are increasingly confronted by requests for such services from people with psychological illnesses or people who say they are "t

    ...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 Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism:

    FRIDAY, Aug. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Running out the door without eating breakfast isn't a good idea for anyone, but new research suggests that for people with type 2 diabetes, skipping the morning meal may wreak havoc on blood sugar levels for the rest of the day.

    In a small clinica...Full Article

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

    FRIDAY, Aug. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Running out the door without eating breakfast isn't a good idea for anyone, but new research suggests that for people with type 2 diabetes, skipping the morning meal may wreak havoc on blood sugar levels for the rest of the day.

    In a small clinica...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    THURSDAY, Aug. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Kidney problems can increase the risk of brain disorders, a new study finds.

    The findings suggest that protecting kidney health may also benefit the brain, the researchers said.

    They studied data from more than 2,600 people in the Netherl...Full Article