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Yoga may have health benefits for people with chronic non-specific lower back pain
A new systematic review, published in the Cochrane Library today, suggests that yoga may lead to a reduction in pain and functional ability in people with chronic non-specific lower back pain over the short term, compared with no exercise. However, researchers advise that more studies are needed to provide information on long-term effects.
Medical Xpress - latest medical and health news stories, Thu, 12 Jan 2017 10:57:33 GMT

Study first to connect stress-associated brain activity with cardiovascular risk
A study led by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISSMS) investigators has linked, for the first time in humans, activity in a stress-sensitive structure within the brain to the risk of subsequent cardiovascular disease. The team's findings, being published in the journal The Lancet, also reveals a pathway leading from activation of that structure—the amygdala—through elevated immune system activity to an increased incidence of cardiovascular events.
Medical Xpress - latest medical and health news stories, Thu, 12 Jan 2017 10:57:33 GMT

Study explains how western diet leads to overeating and obesity
More than two in three adults in the United States are considered overweight or obese, with substantial biomedical and clinical evidence suggesting that chronic overconsumption of a "western diet" - foods consisting high levels of sugars and fats - is a major cause of this epidemic.
Medical Xpress - latest medical and health news stories, Thu, 12 Jan 2017 10:57:33 GMT

To reduce postoperative pain, consider sleep -- and caffeine
A new preclinical study found that a brief period of extended wakefulness before surgery enhances pain and prolongs recovery time after surgery. Caffeine administration helped to reduce the harmful effects of sleep loss on subsequent surgical pain.
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily, Fri, 18 Aug 2017 21:39:47 GMT

Study of California kidney cancer shows declining incidence, end of a trend
A study of kidney cancer incidence in California over 25 years is the first report to demonstrate that the rising rate of kidney cancer seen in the US over the past two decades may have ended.
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily, Fri, 18 Aug 2017 21:39:47 GMT

How immature cells grow up to be red blood cells
Researchers have identified the mechanism behind red blood cell specialization and revealed that it is controlled by an enzyme called UBE2O. This finding could spark the development of new treatments for blood disorders and cancers.
Health & Medicine News -- ScienceDaily, Fri, 18 Aug 2017 21:39:47 GMT

Novel approach to track HIV infection
(Northwestern University) Scientists used a novel live-cell fluorescent imaging system that allowed them for the first time to identify individual viral particles associated with HIV infection.
EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health, Fri, 18 Aug 2017 21:39:47 GMT

To reduce postoperative pain, consider sleep -- and caffeine
(Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan) A new preclinical study found that a brief period of extended wakefulness before surgery enhances pain and prolongs recovery time after surgery. Caffeine administration helped to reduce the harmful effects of sleep loss on subsequent surgical pain.
EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health, Fri, 18 Aug 2017 21:39:47 GMT

New bioimaging technique is fast and economical
(Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute) A new approach to optical imaging makes it possible to quickly and economically monitor multiple molecular interactions in a large area of living tissue -- such as an organ or a small animal; technology that could have applications in medical diagnosis, guided surgery, or pre-clinical drug testing.
EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health, Fri, 18 Aug 2017 21:39:47 GMT

Study Finds Options to Opioid Use After Knee Surgery
Title: Study Finds Options to Opioid Use After Knee Surgery
Category: Health News
Created: 8/16/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/17/2017 12:00:00 AM
MedicineNet Daily News, Fri, 18 Aug 2017 21:39:47 GMT

Ouch! Americans Injuring Themselves Grooming Pubic Hair
Title: Ouch! Americans Injuring Themselves Grooming Pubic Hair
Category: Health News
Created: 8/16/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/17/2017 12:00:00 AM
MedicineNet Daily News, Fri, 18 Aug 2017 21:39:47 GMT

Pricey Wines Can Trick Your Brain
Title: Pricey Wines Can Trick Your Brain
Category: Health News
Created: 8/16/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/17/2017 12:00:00 AM
MedicineNet Daily News, Fri, 18 Aug 2017 21:39:47 GMT

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