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Archive for April, 2013

Low fat milk


Date: April 13th, 2013

Skim milk does not necessarily reduce obesityAbout the Skim milk

A recent study analyzed the weight preschoolers and the type of milk they drink and it turned out that most of the heavier kids drank skim milk and 1 percent milk.

Research study of Skim milk

Children who continually drink whole milk and 2 percent normal milk are less likely to be obese of overweight.

Racial profiling


Date: April 12th, 2013

ARacial differences in antibiotic prescriptionbout the antibiotic prescription

The study was carried out in different states such as In New Jersey and New York. The researchers used health records that belonged to 222 doctors working at 25 offices from southeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey in 2009 to compare how different races were diagnosed, treated and given medication in different states.

Effects on the kidneys


Date: April 11th, 2013

Statins are a clKidney complications linked to high dose of statinsass of drugs that lower cholesterol levels in the body by inhibiting an enzyme called HMG-CoA which plays a pivotal role in cholesterol production in the liver. High cholesterol levels have been associated with cardiovascular diseases like heart attack and stroke.

Injuries from activities


Date: April 10th, 2013

About the research study

During the recent annual meeting by American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons held in Chicago from march 19 to 23, they released a report that indicated  that pediatric / activity injuries for years 2000 , 2005 and 2010 for children between 5 years and 14 years has decreased, despite the contradiction from hospital physicians.

Autism in school kids


Date: April 9th, 2013

Autism is a disorder characterized by impaired communication and social interaction, and by restricted and repetitive behavior. The diagnosis requires that the symptoms in the child become apparent before the child reaches 3 years old.

Use of antibiotics


Date: April 8th, 2013

Effect of antibiotics

The study results are trying to associate the use of antibiotics and their effects on a patient’s respiratory infection both in the short and long run.

Impact of antibiotics on patients

Researchers showed that patients given antibiotics for acute and non specific respiratory infections were not at a greater risk compared to those who were not given the right antibiotics for adverse respiratory conditions.

America’s seniors aging population


Date: April 7th, 2013

Beth Kallmyer says that major diseases death rate is going down for example in HIV/AIDS due to the federal government research, investment and commitment which has not been the same with Alzheimer’s. People with advanced form of dementia and Alzheimer’s have memory losses, problems with communication, loss of mobility and problems with consistence thus they need care which in turn is not cheap at all.

Health habits in the US


Date: April 4th, 2013

About the healthiest counties

The national survey of county health statistics released data about the healthiest counties and rate of premature deaths in the US on Wednesday March 2012. Implementation of the 2010 care law will be fully implemented next year. The law could improve overall health statistics.

Medical poisoning at home


Date: April 3rd, 2013

These current reports released shows that most pills taken by children at home are accessed from the parents’ purses, pills found lying carelessly on the floor, between cushions of seats and countertops, which are not out of their reach. Number of emergency children patients in most hospitals is on the rise because of the above reasons. At the same time, it can also be noted that most parents and nannies have never taken even a basic first aid course that they could apply in the eventuality of their kids taking drugs.