Health News Brief: Gut bacteria may help to predict heart attacks and strokes, PTSD raises type 2 diabetes risk, Medical Emergencies Occur on 1 of Every 604 Flights American Medical ID

 

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Health News Brief

July 16. 2013   

Fish Oil Supplements May Not Prevent Heart Trouble
Although previous research has shown that omega-3 fatty acids may help those who have already had a heart attack or suffer from heart failure, a new study finds that the supplements do little to prevent cardiac trouble in people who have risk factors for heart disease.
Source: New England Journal of Medicine Read More

PTSD Raises Type 2 Diabetes Risk, Study Finds
Chronic and sustained stress throws your hormones haywire and revs up type 2 diabetes, German researchers report.
Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research Read More

Medical Emergencies Occur on 1 of Every 604 Flights
One of the last places anyone wants to have a heart attack or deliver a baby is on board an aircraft. Yet, in-flight medical emergencies occur in about 1 in every 604 flights.
Source: New England Journal of Medicine Read More

Gut Bacteria May Help To Predict Heart Attacks And Strokes
A by-product produced by intestinal bacteria has been shown to contribute to heart disease. It can also be used as a screening tool for predicting future risks of heart attack and stroke.
Source: New England Journal of Medicine Read More

Babson Student Co-founder Of Allergy-free, Organic Food Products Business
In recent years, rates of food allergies have skyrocketed. But fortunately, for the millions of Americans unable to consume healthy, commercial snack foods, new companies catering to the food allergy community are also on the rise.
Source: Brookline Tab Read More



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