News of Note

Tooth Be Told

You may have heard that you can tell the age of a tree by counting the rings on its stump. But new science shows that, much like the rings on a tree, your teeth can provide an archive of your life.

The new research published in the journal, Scientific Reports, can be used by archeologists to piece together a more complete understanding of the lives of past civilizations.

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Teeth Reveal Human History

Daddy Do-Over

When it comes to getting the perfect Father’s Day gift for dad, there are traditional gifts like ties and socks, and tech gifts and gadgets. But you may not believe the newest gift trending now. Move over Mommy Make-over and make room for the Daddy Do-Over.

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American Society of Plastic Surgeons 

Reading Your Mind

A new development in scientific research shows promise for those with neuro-degenerative diseases.

The company, Neurosteer, is in the process of developing a wearable device that can track and record brain activity. The groundbreaking technology can evaluate and monitor patients for their risk of developing diseases like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and more.

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Brain Activity Monitor

National Women's Health Week

In the United States Mother’s Day is celebrated on the second Sunday in May. It's a time to honor mom along with all the inspirational women who have guided us in life.

On May 10, as we celebrate Mother’s Day, we also mark the beginning of National Women's Health Week. During National Women's Health Week, each year millions of women take steps to improve their health and build positive healthy habits for life.

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Find Your Health Quiz

Women Taking Pains

Coronary artery disease presents differently in men and women and a new study finds that one of the differences can manifest as pain.

The study, recently presented at a virtual meeting of the World Congress of Cardiology, showed that women with coronary artery disease have less narrowing in their blood vessels but more chest pain than men with the condition.

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Women & CAD

Bust A Move

You may have heard that long periods of sitting can actually increase your risk of heart disease and death. So how can we combat the negative effects of sitting? Well, you’ve probably guessed it… more exercise. But just how much daily exercise do we need to help counteract the negative effects of sitting?

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NIH Sitting Study

The Peanut Pill

A much anticipated treatment for children with peanut allergies has finally been approved by the FDA. The treatment comes in the form of a powder manufactured from peanuts, called Palforzia. 

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Peanut Allergy Treatment

Overcoming MS

Scientists believe they are one step closer to an effective treatment for multiple sclerosis thanks to what’s being called a breakthrough in research.

Go Fund Medicine

More and more Americans are struggling to afford the out-of-pocket cost of healthcare, and now many of them are turning to crowd-funding for help.

Research analysts at The National Opinion Research Center (NORC) at the University of Chicago assert that this trend is likely to increase in the face of rising premiums and out-of-pocket costs.

Pregnancy Risk

Taking some common antibiotics during the first trimester of pregnancy is being linked with a higher risk of birth defects.

A study, published in the medical journal BMJ, says women who were prescribed antibiotics, called macrolides, during the first three months of pregnancy, had an increased risk of having babies with birth defects, specifically heart defects, compared to those who were prescribed penicillin.

Life In Full Swing

If you want to live a longer life, experts say, hit the links! A new study that evaluated the long-term health benefits of golf showed that the sport can reduce stress and provide needed exercise.