August 2014


womensex130x100.jpg‘Female Viagra' rejected by FDA panel
Benefits of pill to boost women's libido didn't outweigh side effects


A "pink pill" to boost women's sex drive remains elusive after a decade of searching by some of the world's biggest drugmakers.

To read the full article ‘Female Viagra' rejected by FDA panel, click here.


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Binge Drinking Less Likely in Teens With Strict, Supportive Parents, Study Says


Teens with lax parents are more likely to drink heavily than teens with strict but supportive parents, a new study finds.

To read the full article  Parenting Style Linked to Heavy Drinking in Kids, click here.


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The Surprising Toll of Sleep Deprivation
How skimping on rest affects your brain, your hormones, and your heart.


How much sleep is enough? Is how sleepy you feel a good judge of whether or not you are getting enough sleep?

To read the full article The Surprising Toll of Sleep Deprivation , click here.

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This Is Your Brain. Aging.
Science is reshaping what we know about getting older. (The news is better than you think.)


Over the years, Timothy Salthouse has tested more than 8,000 people in his lab at the University of Virginia, assessing their memories, problem-solving skills, and other mental functions to see how the brain fares with age.

To read the full article This Is Your Brain. Aging , click here.


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Low energy, backaches could indicate health problems

Low energy, backaches, AWOL periods. Sound familiar? You may need to see your doc, stat! “Harmless” symptoms like these can forecast scary health problems.

To read the full article 10 symptoms not to ignore, click here.


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Cheap Injection Could Stop Thousands Of People Dying Of Severe Bleeding From Accidents, Injuries


Results from an international trial involving over 20,000 participants in 40 countries suggest that if recently injured patients with serious bleeding were to be given an injection of a cheap, widely available drug

To read the full article Cheap Injection Could Stop Thousands Of People Dying Of Severe Bleeding From Accidents injuries, click here.
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Healthy Cholesterol May Lower Cancer Risk
HDL 'Good' Cholesterol Associated With Reduced Risk for Cancer


Maintaining a healthy cholesterol level may help protect you against cancer, according to a new study.

To read the full article Healthy Cholesterol May Lower Cancer Risk, click here.
genes130x100.jpgAmericans want to know the details of their genetic codes

With all the nonstop news we hear about genetic medicine—a gene discovered here! a new genetic test developed there!—it's easy to forget that our intro to this mesmerizing field of medicine happened only very recently.

To read the full article Americans want to know the details of their genetic codes, click here.


healthyfood130x100.jpgNew USDA Nutrition Guidelines Focus on Unhealthy Population
Guidelines Take Aim at Salt, Fat; Target Obese Population


The latest set of national dietary guidelines acknowledges that many Americans are unhealthy and emphasizes efforts to battle the obesity epidemic.

To read the full article New USDA Nutrition Guidelines Focus on Unhealthy Population, click here.

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Does Eating Brown Rice Lower Diabetes Risk?
Eaters of Brown Rice Have Lower Risk of Type 2 Diabetes, Study Finds

White or brown rice might be a matter of taste. But people who substitute brown rice for white rice for health reasons may be onto something, a new study from Harvard University implies.

To read the full article Does Eating Brown Rice Lower Diabetes Risk?, click here.

wrongdrug130x100.jpgLook-alike, sound-alike drugs trigger dangers
5 million errors a year tied to wrong medications; some cause injury, death


Whether the drug mistake was caused by a garbled telephone message, a typing error or a computer problem, Shelley Sanders isn’t sure.

To read the full article Look-alike, sound-alike drugs trigger dangers , click here.

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Look Better Naked -- By Tonight!
Women's Health Magazine Editor in Chief Shares Quick Tips to Help You Look Svelte in Hours


Do you feel great naked? If you don't, you're not alone.

To read the full article Look Better Naked -- By Tonight!, click here.

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Survey May Explain Steady Teen Pregnancy Rate
CDC Finds 6% Percent Jump in Use of "Rhythm Method" Since 2002; More Teens Also Say Unmarried Motherhood OK


A growing number of teen girls say they use the rhythm method for birth control, and more teens also think it's OK for an unmarried female to have a baby, according to a government survey released Wednesday.

To read the full article Survey May Explain Steady Teen Pregnancy Rate, click here.

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 American-Made Cigarettes May Be More Cancerous, CDC Finds
Popular U.S. Brands Have More Carcinogens Than Foreign Smokes


Smokers beware : "Made in the U.S.A" may mean a higher dose of a major carcinogen, according to new research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

To read the full article American-Made Cigarettes May Be More Cancerous, CDC Finds , click here.

prematureejaculation130x100.jpgNew Topical Spray Promising as Premature Ejaculation Treatment
Men in Study Who Used Spray Lasted Longer Than Men Who Didn't


Premature ejaculation is the number one sexual problem that men deal with.

To read the full article New Topical Spray Promising as Premature Ejaculation tment, click here.
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