Health News Briefs: Mummies Show Signs Of Heart Disease, How To Stop Diabetes From Starting, Falls Among Older Adults: An Overview American Medical ID

 

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Health News Brief

May 7. 2013   

Gorging At The Buffet Table? Tactics May Help You Eat Less
Study reveals how people stay in control when faced with endless portions, many choices.
Source: The American Journal of Preventive Medicine Read More

Mummies Show Signs Of Heart Disease
Some doctors are now reconsidering their notions about the causes of heart disease. A new study suggests that hardening of the arteries is an old problem. Really, really old.
Source: The Lancet Read More

How To Stop Diabetes From Starting
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a shocking statistic a few weeks ago: 89% of the 79 million Americans with pre-diabetes are not even aware they have the condition.
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Read More

Falls Among Older Adults: An Overview
Each year, one in every three adults age 65 and older falls. Falls can cause moderate to severe injuries, such as hip fractures and head injuries and can increase the risk of early death.
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Read More

Reducing Allergic Reactions To Peanuts And Tree Nuts On Airplanes
Allergies to peanuts and tree nuts are becoming more common, and 1-2% of people in the US now have some kind of a nut allergy. Symptoms of nut allergy can vary from mild itching and rashes to severe life threatening allergic reactions called anaphylaxis.
Source: Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology Read More



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