Monthly Archives: February 2014

Having A Baby – Dad’s Age Matters – KMPH Fox 26

Science Recorder Having A Baby – Dad's Age MattersKMPH Fox 26It turns out men have a biological clock too but the longer they wait to have kids, the higher the risk of health problems for those children. A new study

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Common Asthma Meds May Raise Sleep Apnea Risk – WebMD

Common Asthma Meds May Raise Sleep Apnea RiskWebMDFRIDAY, Feb. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Medicines commonly used to control asthma may increase the risk of a potentially serious sleep problem in some people, a small, early study suggests. "Inhaled corticosteroids

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California College Student Infects 2 Relatives With Measles – NBCNews.com

abc7news.com California College Student Infects 2 Relatives With MeaslesNBCNews.comTwo relatives of an unvaccinated California college student infected with measles who potentially exposed thousands of others to the infection this month have become ill, local health officials said Friday. The new

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Common Asthma Meds May Raise Sleep Apnea Risk, Study Says – U.S. News & World Report

Common Asthma Meds May Raise Sleep Apnea Risk, Study SaysU.S. News & World ReportFRIDAY, Feb. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Medicines commonly used to control asthma may increase the risk of a potentially serious sleep problem in some people, a

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Egyptian military says it has secretly developed the cure for HIV and hepatitis C … – National Post

National Post Egyptian military says it has secretly developed the cure for HIV and hepatitis C …National PostAs my colleagues Kareem Fahim and Mayy El Sheikh reported, the Egyptian military made the unlikely announcement last week that after 22 years

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Getting Teeth Pulled Before Heart Surgery May Pose Serious Risks – U.S. News & World Report

Getting Teeth Pulled Before Heart Surgery May Pose Serious RisksU.S. News & World ReportTHURSDAY, Feb. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) — If you're a heart patient, you might be wise to wait to have any infected teeth pulled if you're about

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Common asthma meds may raise sleep apnea risk – wflx

Philly.com Common asthma meds may raise sleep apnea riskwflxNearly 37,000 Americans kill themselves each year, according to federal statistics. But many of those deaths might have been prevented if doctors had been better at picking up on the warning signs

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Antibiotic-resistance genes found in 14th century excreta – Newstrack India

UPI.com Antibiotic-resistance genes found in 14th century excretaNewstrack IndiaLondon, Feb 28 (IANS) From 14th century toilets discovered beneath a square in the city of Namur in Belgium, scientists have found viruses containing genes for antibiotic resistance in a fossilised fecal

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Why dark chocolate is good for your heart – Malaysia Sun

Times of India Why dark chocolate is good for your heartMalaysia SunDark chocolate helps restore flexibility to arteries while also preventing white blood cells from sticking to the walls of blood vessels. Both arterial stiffness and white blood cell adhesion

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Justina Pelletier to Be Transferred to Foster Care Facility – Guardian Liberty Voice

Guardian Liberty Voice Justina Pelletier to Be Transferred to Foster Care FacilityGuardian Liberty VoiceJustina Pelletier, the teen at the center of a yearlong custody battle, will be transferred to a foster care facility in Massachussetts with the ultimate goal of

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Fossilized human feces from 14th century contain antibiotic resistance genes – Phys.Org

Fossilized human feces from 14th century contain antibiotic resistance genesPhys.OrgA team of French investigators has discovered viruses containing genes for antibiotic resistance in a fossilized fecal sample from 14th century Belgium, long before antibiotics were used in medicine. They publish

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One in 20 Indians hit by rare diseases – The Hindu

The Information Daily One in 20 Indians hit by rare diseasesThe HinduA Hindi movie in 2009 depicted the poignant story of a child suffering from a genetic condition, Progeria, that causes premature ageing. The subsequent year, another movie showed the

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1-in-5 hospitals don’t make hand sanitizer available – UPI.com

UPI.com 1-in-5 hospitals don't make hand sanitizer availableUPI.com20% of U.S. hospitals don't have hand sanitizer at every point of care. UPI/Roger L. Wollenberg. | License Photo. NEW YORK, Feb. 28 (UPI) — Many U.S. hospitals have hand sanitizer at entrances,

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Stethoscopes can be dirtier than most parts of doctor’s hands – CBS News

CTV News Stethoscopes can be dirtier than most parts of doctor's handsCBS NewsThough doctors may disinfect their hands to prevent spreading illness, there may be another bacteria-ridden object they have on them that doesn't get the same cleaning treatment: their

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Better educated nurses and more of them = few hospital deaths – UPI.com

UPI.com Better educated nurses and more of them = few hospital deathsUPI.comPHILADELPHIA, Feb. 28 (UPI) — European hospitals where nursing staff care for fewer patients and nurses have more bachelor's degrees had fewer surgical patients die, researchers say. The study,

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