Monthly Archives: November 2015

Mosquito-borne chikungunya may cause fatal brain infection – UPI.com

UPI.com Mosquito-borne chikungunya may cause fatal brain infectionUPI.comWith cases of chikungunya continuing to increase, researchers are advising travelers to effected countries be more vigilant at trying to prevent mosquito bites. UPI file photo by Jack Leonard/New Orleans Mosquito Control Board.

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Alabama ends court fight over Planned Parenthood funding – Reuters

ObserverVoice.com Alabama ends court fight over Planned Parenthood fundingReutersNov 30 Alabama called off a legal battle with Planned Parenthood on Monday after a federal judge last month blocked the state from defunding the reproductive health organization's clinics amid national controversy

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Doctors’ use of computers during appointments leaves patients less satisfied – Reuters

HealthDay Doctors' use of computers during appointments leaves patients less satisfiedReuters(Reuters Health) – Doctors who entered data into computerized health records during patients' appointments did less positive communicating, and patients rated their care excellent less often, in a recent study.

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Male vs. female brain? Not a valid distinction, study says – Miami Herald

Irish Times Male vs. female brain? Not a valid distinction, study saysMiami HeraldAre the brains of men and women truly different? Not if you look at the overall structure, a new study says. While specific parts show sex differences, an

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Planned Parenthood Sues To Prevent Missouri From Having Just One Abortion Clinic – Huffington Post

Huffington Post Planned Parenthood Sues To Prevent Missouri From Having Just One Abortion ClinicHuffington PostRepublican state lawmakers had pressured the University of Missouri to end its relationship with the provider. Headshot of Samantha Lachman Share on Pinterest. Samantha Lachman Staff

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Study: Having a pet dog may reduce risk of childhood anxiety – UPI.com

UPI.com Study: Having a pet dog may reduce risk of childhood anxietyUPI.comResearchers said the connection between lower rates of childhood anxiety and having a pet dog are similar to the positive mental and physical health effects dogs have on adults.

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After Concussion Symptoms Fade, Slowed Blood Flow in Brain May Persist – Philly.com

HealthDay After Concussion Symptoms Fade, Slowed Blood Flow in Brain May PersistPhilly.comMONDAY, Nov. 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Young football players who suffer a concussion can show signs of reduced blood flow in the brain, even after their symptoms have

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New York is first US city with salt warning on restaurant menus – Reuters

New York Daily News New York is first US city with salt warning on restaurant menusReutersNEW YORK A tiny salt shaker symbol that warns certain meals are high in sodium will appear, starting Tuesday, on menus in chain restaurants in

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Officials Say Influential Health Survey Needs to Slim Down – ABC News

ABC News Officials Say Influential Health Survey Needs to Slim DownABC NewsFILE – This combination of file photos shows the HealthCare.gov website on Oct. 6, 2015; students in an early morning running program at an elementary school in Chula Vista,

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Asthma can make occasional migraines a chronic condition – UPI.com

UPI.com Asthma can make occasional migraines a chronic conditionUPI.comResearchers believe allergies could double the risk for chronic migraines in people who also have asthma. By Stephen Feller | Nov. 30, 2015 at 1:51 PM. Comments 0 Comments. share with facebook.

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Teens More Cautious About Sex When Parents Set Rules, Study Finds – U.S. News & World Report

Digital Journal Teens More Cautious About Sex When Parents Set Rules, Study FindsU.S. News & World ReportMONDAY, Nov. 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) — A new analysis suggests that parents who set rules and keep tabs on their teenagers may have

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Hopes that junior doctors’ strikes could be off as BMA considers truce – Telegraph.co.uk

BBC News Hopes that junior doctors' strikes could be off as BMA considers truceTelegraph.co.ukUnions are considering a "potential agreement" which could see the threat of strike action by 40,000 junior doctors called off at the 11th hour. Jeremy Hunt has

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Facebook network and stress levels may be tied together – Reuters

Reuters Facebook network and stress levels may be tied togetherReuters(Reuters Health) – A small study suggests that for adolescents, their number of Facebook friends may be related to their stress levels, with more than 300 friends associated with higher levels

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FDA approves new Bristol-Myers treatment for multiple myeloma – Reuters

Reuters FDA approves new Bristol-Myers treatment for multiple myelomaReutersThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Monday it had approved a drug to be sold by Bristol-Myers Squibb Co as a treatment for a form of blood cancer. The FDA

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Culture Shock: Declining Ebola, Rising STDs – MedPage Today

Telegraph.co.uk Culture Shock: Declining Ebola, Rising STDsMedPage Todaysavesaved. author name. by Michael Smith North American Correspondent, MedPage Today. It now seems possible — knock on wood — that the original outbreak of Ebola in West Africa has been stopped. The

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