August 2014


incontinence170x170.jpgFor Young Women, Incontinence Can Happen Regardless of Pregnancy

Urinary incontinence may be just as common in younger women who have never been pregnant as it is in women who have had children, according to a new Australian study.

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fiber130x170.jpgThe Best Kind of Fiber for Weight Loss

Chowing down on fiber-enriched foods such as yogurt, soy milk, and breakfast bars might seem like an easy way to hit your nutritional goals, but it may not help you lose weight.

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period-pennies170x150.jpgBleeding Money: Could PMS Leave You Penniless?

Do you blame your reoccurring shopping sprees on your weakness for shoes? Well, according to a recent study in the Journal of Consumer Psychology, your penchant for pumps may have more to do with biology than psychology.

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papsmear150x170.jpgOb-Gyns Recommend Annual Well-Woman Visit
But other medical experts question value of yearly pelvic examinations

Women should have a well-woman appointment with their doctor every year, typically including pelvic and breast exams as well as any recommended screening, according to a group of U.S. Ob-Gyns.

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happypiggy170x170.jpgThe Secret to Happiness (Hint: It’s Not Money)

Science has found the key to happiness—and it’s not a big, fat paycheck. Instead, making a good, respectable name for yourself leads to the most satisfaction, according to a new study in Psychological Science.

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marriedcouple170x170.jpg6 Scientific Tips for a Successful Marriage

How to find wedded bliss: While scientists have yet to concoct a love potion, their research is providing some helpful tips for a successful marriage.

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blood test130x170.jpgScreenings controversial but may prevent 17,000 advanced cases each year

Screening for prostate cancer using the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test is controversial, but stopping this screening could result in many more cases of advanced disease, a new study suggests.

Researchers analyzed information from the time before and after PSA testing became widespread, and found that screening using the PSA test prevents an estimated 17,000 cases of advanced prostate cancer in the United States each year.

To read the full article New Study Fuels Debate on Prostate Cancer Tests, click here.
propecia105x170.jpgDrugs such as  finasteride (Propecia) and dutasteride (Avodart) may produce significant side effects in some people, including loss of libido, erectile dysfunction (ED), ejaculatory dysfunction and potential depression, according to a recent study.

To read the full article Drugs for Hair Loss and Enlarged Prostate May Cause Loss of Libido, Ed in Men, click here.
tstosterone150x170.jpgDiabetes and low testosterone go hand-in-hand: One in three diabetic men have low testosterone. But one potential cause of diabetes is low testosterone. So which came first, testosterone deficiency or diabetes?

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lies165x170.jpgA Notre Dame researcher is hoping this tongue-in-cheek advice will someday take hold, based on results of a "science of honesty" study she completed that showed tangible mental and physical health benefits among those who significantly reduced their everyday lies.

To read the full article For Good Health, Be Sure to Eat Fruits and Vegetables, Exercise Regularly and Lie as Seldom as Possible, click here.
Womanfuneral130x170.jpgA new study of mitochondrial DNA in fruit flies offers a number of clues that might explain why females tend to outlive males across much of the animal kingdom, including humans.

To read the full article Genetic Clue Discovered For Why
CFLBulbs150x170.jpgCFL Bulbs may be dangerous to you and to your skin. This Health Day video suggests that you consider UV leaks as a risk and use CFL bulbs with care.

To read the full article Light Bulb Warning, click here.