Health News Brief: 7 More Medical Procedures You May Not Need, School Lunchroom Changes Get Kids To Eat More Veggies, Mediterranean Diet Shown To Ward Off Heart Attack and Stroke American Medical ID

 

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Health News Brief

March 5. 2013   

School Lunchroom Changes Get Kids To Eat More Veggies
Simple changes in school lunchrooms, such as placing fresh fruit near the cash register, may boost the amount of healthy foods children eat, a new study suggests.
Source: Cornell University Center for Behavioral Economics in Child Nutrition Programs Read More

Mediterranean Diet Shown To Ward Off Heart Attack And Stroke
About 30 percent of heart attacks, strokes and deaths from heart disease can be prevented in people at high risk if they switch to a Mediterranean diet rich in olive oil, nuts, beans, fish, fruits and vegetables, and even drink wine with meals, a large and rigorous new study has found.
Source: The New England Journal of Medicine Read More

Type 1 Diabetes Cured In Dogs For The First Time, Paving The Way For Humans
Researchers from the Universitšt AutÚnoma de Barcelona (UAB) have cured type 1 diabetes in dogs for the first time. The finding is significant because it paves the way for a potential and safe treatment for the disease in humans.
Source: Diabetes Read More

7 More Medical Procedures You May Not Need
Ask your doctor if these treatments are really necessary.
Source: AARP Read More

Oral Milk Allergy Therapy Loses Power Over Time
Among children who underwent oral immunotherapy for milk allergies, fewer than half were able to regularly consume milk without symptoms in the long term, according to updated results from an earlier trial.
Source:Johns Hopkins University Read More



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