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Why CFS is harming new aged Youth?


Date: June 27th, 2016

Study funds chronic fatigue syndrome among kids. According to the research, the kids missed out some of the lessons in school weekly, because they always go home after ½ of the day.

Understanding CFS according to experts

The CFS or Chronic fatigue syndrome is better known as the myalgic encephalomyelitis, this is for a condition that is categorized by a severe type of tiredness that shows no development even with bed rest and which may be aggravated by a physical or a mental effort. In America, anyone is being diagnosed with CFS for the past 6 months, but that is not because of any other condition associated with fatigue.

Kids and Teens Death can still be prevented


Date: June 26th, 2016

The rates of death among kids and teens

The very big difference in disease rates from one country to another is quite a good indication that is still probable to get better results. This is according to Vos of the Institute of Health Metrics at a University in Washington, Seattle. He also happened to be one of the authors of the new research conducted.  However, this may need a mixture of some factors, he added. That includes higher maternal education because educated moms are more likely to bring their kids to the doctor to get a regular vaccination for instance. Better results may also bring not just preventive measures, but also for better managing the ailments and so the survival rate of the kids will be higher, he added.

The Geriatricians in taking care of seniors


Date: June 25th, 2016

The story of a senior struggling

In Portland, there is a woman named Ruth Miles, she is 83 years of age and she stayed in the wheelchair most of her life. One day she seemed to hold a bottle of mineral water and she seemed terrified & painful. She was actually submitted to the assessment of Dr. Eckstrom, who checked on her that she was so near to her doctor.  Ms. Miles had a broken pelvis after she has tripped on an electronic string in her home, she narrated to the doctor.

Nonprescription Pain Relievers


Date: June 24th, 2016

A lot of people who suffer from pain, neglect the use of dosing instructions in an over the counter pain medicines and then they put themselves at risk for the overdose. This is in accordance with the new survey.  If someone suffers from a medical overdose, it may result in a serious adverse effect like stomach bleeding, liver damage, ulcers or even death. This is according to the Gastroenterological Associaton of America.  The AGA commissioned poll of around 1,000 American adults ages 30 and above. More than 251 gastroenterologists have discovered that 43% of those who suffers from severe pain said that they have taken more than the required dose of the OTC pain relievers at some point in their lives.

Hypoglycemia Linked to Type 2 Diabetes and Coronary Artery calcium


Date: June 23rd, 2016

The research made about hypoglycemia

Those with severe hypoglycemia cured using the normal therapy for blood glucose control is linked with the development of coronary artery calcium. This is the rise of the danger of a heart attack, according to the new research. There is a small study made by the Phoenix VA Health Care System in the US that aims to know if the association between severe hypoglycemia & the development of atherosclerosis do exist. Atherosclerosis, by the way, is the disease wherein the arteries of the heart become clogged up with fatty contents.  Through a sub-study of the Veterans Affairs Diabetes Tests, the glycemic control of more than 197 subjects with type 2 diabetes was checked to know if it has something to do with severe hypoglycemia & CAC as well.  Those with higher measurements of the CAC have the possibility to develop atherosclerosis, which means that they also have the possibility to suffer from stroke or heart attack.

Will a Computer Based Test Helpful In Determining the Risk of Dementia?


Date: June 22nd, 2016

The help that the computer based app can provide

There was a new computer based test that may also be able to determine the risk of the person to have dementia in the future, through simple analyzation information the family physicians during the routine visits to the doctor, this is according to a new study suggested by a Britain doctor. The researchers coming from a university in London have developed an algorithm that uses the medical data to know the 5 year danger of having dementia, this is according to a report made in January of this year and it was posted in the journal of the Bio Med Central.  The algorithm actually assesses some of the factors such as the age, the social interaction, BMI, smoking, sex and others according to the study. They have also included some factors like hypertension, stroke, diabetes, irregular heartbeat, aspirin and other. 

The CDC Warns Moms about Cronobacter in Milk Formula


Date: June 21st, 2016

What is Cronobacter?

In a fresh warning this week, the government has discussed the Cronobacter contamination that the CDC reminded the person is often found in the powdered milk formulas, to a lower degree herbal teas, powdered milk and even starches. It was formerly known as the Enterobacter sakazakii, it is kind of germ that can be found in the environment that may survive in very dry places. The pathogen may also be risky for babies according to the report. The babies who are fed with a contaminated milk formula made from powders must be taken to the doctor right away if they have developed the signs of the infection. The Cronobacter has been found in different dry foods like the formulas, powdered milk, startches and teas. It has also been seen in some sewer system and that might be found in other places as well in accordance with the report of the CDC.

Is Aspirin Helpful in Preventing Cholangiocarcinoma?


Date: June 20th, 2016

Aspirin and bile duct cancer

Aspirin has been linked with 2 times to 3 times less risk in developing intrahepatic perihilar as well as distal cholangiocarcinoma; this is in accordance with the findings that have been published in Hepatology.  To this day, there has been some proof of the possible part for the aspirin in the preventive measures of the cancer of the bile duct. This is in accordance with the statement released by a doctor of a hospital in Thailand. He said that the study they had conduced will prove that it is true.  The doctor and his associates in studying and in making a research about aspirin and bile duct cancer includes a doctor specializing in gastroenterology as well as hepatology of the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota.

Why Acid Reducing Drugs Are Still Being Given to Babies?


Date: June 19th, 2016

Newborns and GERD

The research has shown that histamine 2 receptor antagonists or H2RAs as well as the proton pump inhibitors or PPIs are usually prescribed to preterm neonates as well as those with congenital anomalies, even if there is a growing debate about its safety to the babies. There are some results from the reflective study that was published in a pedia journal online.  The prescription of the acid suppressing drugs like the H2RAs as well as the PPIs for neonates has become massive in the past years. On the other hand, some newborn studies and researchers have not shown any improvement in terms of the GERD that shares the signs after the treatment have been given with the 2 pills and the safety and efficiency of the stress ulcer propylaxis with the 2 pills have been doubtful.

The Weight of the Child Determined by the Weight of the Mother while Pregnancy


Date: June 18th, 2016

Pregnancy and being overweight of the mother

In news released on the 27th of April this year, 2016, babies with moms who were overweight before they had their pregnancy might be more likely to be overweight according to the study. The study has discovered that the moms who gained a lot of weight during pregnancy might be more prone in having overweight babies. There was a little bit of good news to all moms out there, because breastfeeding is said to be of help for the babies during their first 6 months of life and that can help in lessening the risk of the babies in becoming overweight.

The effect of obesity of the moms to the babies

Obesity among kids are also associated with adult obesity and in the long run, it will also branch out to some health concerns, which is the reason why it is essential to find out some factors that has something to do with too much weight during the early years of life, this is in accordance with the lead author of the research and evaluation board in South California. The study determines and points out the need of the people for more health related efforts to lessen the maternal obesity, suitable pregnancy weight gain and to also boost breast feeding, the author added.

The new research has indicated that more than 16,000 women in the southern part of California who gave birth in the year 2011. The researchers have checked the kid’s weight, by the time they reached their 2nd year of life. When you compare to women who were at their normal weight before they even got pregnant, the toddlers of the moms who were overweight before they get pregnant were more likely to be two times heavier. Those 2 years old with moms that were overweight before they even got pregnant were more likely to be overweight by only 50%, according to the study.

For the meantime, too much weight gain while pregnant is also linked with 23% rise in the odds of the toddlers to be overweight. According to the researchers, they have defined too much weight gain during pregnancy as a normal weight of the woman when gained more than thirty-five pounds, while an overweight woman who have gained more than twenty-five pounds and an obese woman will more likely to gain more than twenty pounds.  Breast feeding for more than 6 months was linked with twenty-four percent lower risk of a toddler being overweight, this is regardless if the mom weight before it gets pregnant, or gestational diabetes or too much weight gain during pregnancy, according to the author of the studies.