Archives for: January 2019

New Screening Test for Pancreatic Cancer Could Halt Cancer’s Progression

January 30th, 2019
A new pancreatic cancer test could detect the disease before it progress to later, deadly stages, new research says. New Test for Pancreatic Cancer Scientists have developed tests that pinpoints close to 70 percent of pancreatic cancer with less than… more »

New Research Says to Eat More Fiber

January 23rd, 2019
People whose diets are high in fiber have lower risk of death and chronic disease compared with people with low fiber intake, a new analysis found. New Fiber Analysis The new meta-analysis of existing research showed that higher intakes of fiber led t… more »

How Much is Too Much Information on Newborn’s DNA?

January 16th, 2019
Every baby born in the United States is given a routine blood test to screen for dozens of inherited medical conditions. Now, the U.S. National Institutes of Health is exploring whether to use DNA sequencing to screen newborn babies for additional genet… more »

National Healthy Weight Week is January 20-26

January 9th, 2019
The concept behind Healthy Weight Week is to celebrate healthy, diet free living habits that last a lifetime. Maintaining a Healthy Weight Reaching and maintaining a healthy weight is important to overall health and can help you prevent and control ma… more »

“Wait and See” Approach No Longer Recommended for Infant Hemangiomas

January 3rd, 2019
Those red or bruise looking birth marks on babies used to be of no concern to doctors and parents, but this hands-off approach may no longer be the best solution. New Guidelines for Hemangiomas The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) first infantile… more »