DEA Lookup.com Healthcare Industry News: 2013



Exercise Best Preventative Medicine For Physical And Mental Health
Researchers have found that exercise is the 'best preventative drug' for lots of health problems: heart disease, cancers, and anxiety disorders. More...


People Worldwide May Feel Mind-Body Connections in Same Way
A new study from Finland suggests connections between emotions and body parts may be standard across cultures. More...


Novel genetic risk associated with type 2 diabetes in Mexico, Latin America
New research into the genetics of diabetes revealed a previously unknown risk factor associated with type 2 diabetes in the Mexican and Latin American populations, according to a letter published in Nature. More...


Study: Concussions may lead to Alzheimer's later
Suffered a head injury in the past and had a momentary loss of consciousness? You could be at greater risk of Alzheimer's disease later in life. More...


You may not be better off after knee surgery
Patients who underwent simulated knee surgery fared just as well as those who got the real deal, according to a new study that's raising eyebrows about the most common orthopedic procedure performed in the United States. More...


The Day You Are Most Likely To Die: Why Christmas Has More Fatalities Than Every Other Day In The Year
According to multiple data sources, however, it's also the day you're most likely to die, as research has found that more people die December 25th than on any other day of the year. More...


Hospital infection in pregnancy tied to higher risk of autism
A new study finds that hospital-diagnosed bacterial infections in pregnancy are associated with a higher risk of autism spectrum disorders. More...


Stroke Risk Linked to Anxiety
According to a new report published in the American Heart Association medical journal called Stroke, the more anxiety that people have, the greater their stroke risk is. More...


Youth-drug can 'reverse' aging in animal studies
Researchers used a chemical to rejuvenate muscle in mice and said it was the equivalent of transforming a 60-year-old's muscle to that of a 20-year-old - but muscle strength did not improve. More...


One Lot Of Gardasil Recalled Due To Risk Of Glass Particles In Vials
The recall affects 743,360 single dose 0.5mL vials which were distributed by Merck between August 20, 2013 and October 9, 2013. More...


Stress gene linked to higher risk for heart attack
A gene linked to high stress levels has now been discovered to also increase a person's risk of having a heart attack, Medical News Today reported. More...


Most chicken sold in stores is contaminated
A report released Thursday indicates that just about all chicken sold in U.S. stores contains harmful bacteria, and nearly half are tainted with a so-called superbug that's resistant to antibiotics. More...


Mom didnít lie: An apple a day proves to have numerous health benefits
Apples shown to be nearly as effective as statins in preventing heart disease. New research in the UK suggests that were adults aged 50 and over to consume an apple every day, it would prevent an estimated 8,500 heart-related deaths. More...


Sedentary behavior a risk for health problems
Some research says that sitting for long periods is harmful and the recommendation is that we should get up every 30 minutes. More...


3D-printed eye cells could cure blindness
3D-printed eye cells could 'aid in the cure of blindness' according to researchers at The University of Cambridge, who have successfully printed adult nerve cells for the first time. More...


NuvaRing Side Effects May Include Death
A growing number of women have come forward with allegations that the birth control device has caused blood clots and other severe side effects. More...


Hormone-disrupting chemicals found in water at fracking sites
A study of hydraulic fracturing sites in Colorado finds substances that have been linked to infertility, birth defects and cancer. More...


Low Vitamin B-12 Levels Tied to Bone Fractures in Older Men
Researchers measured the levels of vitamin B-12 in 1,000 Swedish men with an average age of 75. Participants with low levels of the vitamin were more to have suffered a fracture. More...


Glaxo to End Payments to Prescribing Doctors
Pharmaceutical giant first drug maker to adopt such a policy, report says. More...


Vitamin Combination With Supplement Slows HIV Progress
Patients taking a daily combination of vitamins B, C and E along with selenium for two years were able to delay their need for antiretroviral therapies by about half compared with those given a placebo, according to research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. More...


Study Suggests 'Pothead' Stereotype Might Be Real
Teens who smoked or had smoked in the past had shrunken structures in areas linked to memory. More...


Vitamin D May Reduce Depression, Pain in Women with Type 2 Diabetes
During the course of the study, the participants took a 50,000 IU vitamin D2 supplement every week for 6 months. By the end of the study, the women's depression levels had significantly improved following the supplementation. More...



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