Iflove Health Care and Medical News Summary: Healthy Life Everyday

Iflove Health Care and Medical News Summary: Healthy Life Everyday

Satisfactory Sex Can Be Achieved In A Matter Of Minutes

Survey findings released this week dispel the commonly held fantasy that satisfactory sex requires a significant time commitment. The survey, conducted at Penn State by the Society for Sex Therapy and Research, revealed that satisfactory sex for couples typically lasts…
90,000 Babies In US Mistreated During First Year of Life

Researchers for the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have reported the findings of a study that identifies more than 90,000 infants who were neglected or received poor parental care during their first year of life. In about…
Faulty Diagnosis Puts Organ Donation In The Spotlight

Every year organ donation gives thousands of Americans a second chance at life. On any given day, 100,000 men, women and children are waiting for life-saving organs. Six thousand people die every year because no organs could be found for…
Smoking, Cancer May Be Linked By Genetics

It’s seemed such a mystery why some cigarette smokers develop lung cancer while others smoke all their lives and never develop the disease. Researchers studying the human genome may have finally solved that mystery.
Vytorin, Zetia Maybe Not Such a Good Idea

Cardiologists at a conference in Chicago last week came away voicing concerns over the benefits and safety of Vytorin and Zetia, two of the most widely prescribed medications developed to control cholesterol. The companies who make them, Merck and Schering-Plough,…
Singulair May Be Linked To Increased Risk Of Suicide

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that the agency is evaluating available data for a potential link between some serious issues involving mood changes and behavior affecting patients who take Singulair (montelukast) manufactured by Merck & Co,…
Real Geeks Don’t Wear Glasses

It’s true! Researchers in Australia included the study of personality, as well as environment and genetics, in a four-year study of the factors involved with myopia. Also called nearsightedness or short-sightedness, people with myopia have trouble seeing things at a…
Will an Hourglass Figure Keep You Sane?

In recent years, medical science has discovered a growing list of health issues that are associated with a person’s body type. It seems the “apple” type, where excess weight is situated in the abdominal area, raises the most concerns. Body…
The Relationship Between Dieting and Partnerships

Researchers at Ryerson University in Toronto have recently looked at how partners can assist each other with making dietary and fitness lifestyle changes. Their results show that partners can significantly improve the ability to achieve their dietary goals, but only…
Take Care of Your Teeth and You’ll Take Care of Your Baby

Gestational diabetes is associated with a high risk of premature births. Now researchers at the New York University (NYU) College of Dentistry have identified a link between bad teeth and gestational diabetes.
Tobacco Company Paid For Cancer Study

The New York Times released a recent report regarding a connection between a tobacco company and a funded lung cancer study. In 2006, Dr. Claudia Henschke of Weill Cornell Medical College stunned the cancer world with her research suggesting that…
The Battle Never Ends for Some Preemies

It seems so unfair. Babies born early fight an uphill battle just to stay alive, with many of them staying months in hospitals before being declared well enough to go home for the first time. Now it seems their problems…
Blacks at Highest Risk but Undergo Fewest Colonoscopies
The African-American population has the highest risk of developing and dying from colorectal cancer and yet they are the least likely ethnic group to undergo a life-saving colonoscopy screening. This is the finding from a new study led by researchers…
Heparin Recall Growing Global

In the last few days, three new countries have joined the growing list of nations recalling heparin, the popular blood-thinning medication that has made headlines around the world in recent weeks due to contamination of its raw ingredients, which has…
Fewer Obese Women Screened For Certain Cancers

Obese white women are less likely to be screened for breast and cervical cancer than women who maintain a healthy weight according to a review of cancer screening studies conducted by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel…
Stolen Laptop Had Confidential Patient Information

Some 2,500 patients enrolled in a National Institutes of Health (NIH) study have had their personal medical information compromised due to a stolen laptop computer containing seven years of clinical trial data, including names, birth date, hospital medical record numbers.

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