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Consuming More Protein Can be Beneficial in Lowering Peril of Hip Fracture in Seniors

Consuming More Protein Can be Beneficial in Lowering Peril of Hip Fracture in Se

Researchers in the United States of America have good news for all senior citizens. Researchers at Boston's Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, evaluated the daily protein consumption of 946 seniors from the Framingham Osteoporosis Study.

NHS Savings by Job Shedding Can Prove Harmful For Patient Care

NHS Savings by Job Shedding Can Prove Harmful For Patient Care

It seems as if NHS is more focused to make its financial front flourish over patient care, which ethically should be the utmost priority. As the nurses' union reported that in order to save for tougher times, much of the jobs and funding will be sliced by NHS.

Indiana Reports Second Largest Percentage of Adult Smokers

Indiana Reports Second Largest Percentage of Adult Smokers

A Federal report released this week evinces that Indiana hosts the second-largest percentage of adult smokers in the United States. It is preceded by West Virginia.

However, despite such appalling figures, the state health officials declare that the state has made considerable progress in the last ten years.

Another Medical Breakthrough: Now a Full Face Transplant!

Another Medical Breakthrough: Now a Full Face Transplant!

Every single day we read or hear about one medical marvel or another, but while most of these are still in the experimental stages or something that worked on animals and might not be successful in the case of human beings, there are some which actually manage to surprise everyone.

Tanning Offers Momentary Cosmetic Effects at a High Price

Tanning Offers Momentary Cosmetic Effects at a High Price

A new study has revealed that tanning can turn into an addiction. The study evinces that taking regular trips to a tanning salon stand testament to addictive behavior. The research does not establish that tanning is an addiction. However, it does state that for some people it may turn out to be an addiction.

Food Firms Buckled up To make Drastic Reductions in Salt Usage in Processed Food

Food Firms Buckled up To make Drastic Reductions in Salt Usage in Processed Food

Concerning the growing dangers to people's health, US food companies are ready to face another blow with the new regulations from Governmental authorities that may command them to reduce the level of salt that is used in processed food, drastically.

Being Unaware Could Turn Minor Strokes into a Major Problem!

Being Unaware Could Turn Minor Strokes into a Major Problem!

A recent research has come as quite a jolt and something that has managed to definitely scare. A study conducted at the Stroke Prevention Research Unit in the Department of Clinical Neurology at the University of Oxford in the UK has revealed that there are many, many people out there who end up suffering a minor stroke but do not even get to know!

Boston Scientific Cleared: Let's Hope the Defibrillators are Trustworthy Enough!

Boston Scientific Cleared: Let's Hope the Defibrillators are Trustworthy Enough!

So Boston Scientific has finally been given the all clear by the US Food and Drug Administration. The company yesterday announced that the agency has officially allowed it to resume the distribution of its defibrillators, after having failed to inform the federal regulators of all the changes that had been made in manufacturing of its best-selling product last month.

Insurance Coverage for Eating Disorders Should be Revised!

Insurance Coverage for Eating Disorders Should be Revised!

Current standards do not seem to be very helping, it has been observed.

Easy Test to Save Antidepressant Takers from Suicidal Thoughts!

Easy Test to Save Antidepressant Takers from Suicidal Thoughts!

Although studies have time and again stressed that there is no association between taking antidepressants and having suicidal thoughts, there have been many incidents where people, children in particular, have been having these thoughts while taking antidepressant medications. So it never hurts to be careful, right? Especially with something like suicide.

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