viernes, 20 de diciembre de 2013 Top 10 Viewed Stories for December 20, 2013

Medical Breakthroughs: Ivanhoe Insider
Reported by Ivanhoe Broadcast News
This Week's Top 10 Viewed Stories
         1. Acid-reducing Meds Linked to Vitamin B12 Deficiency 
(Ivanhoe Newswire) - A new study from Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, Calif., finds that patients using proton pump inhibitors and histamine 2 receptor antagonists (two types of acid-inhibiting medications) for two or more years, may experience a vitamin B12 deficiency.
         2. Better Posture: Tips to Straighten Up! (2nd week)
ORLANDO, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) - How’s your posture right now? Are you sitting up straight or are you slouched over? Poor posture can take a serious toll on your spine, shoulders, hips, and knees.
         3. ALS: Take a Deep Breath
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Ivanhoe Newswire) - ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. Sooner or later, it will attack every muscle in a patient’s body, making it impossible to move, even breathe. Now, a new machine is helping people suffering from ALS breathe easier.
         4. Physical Activity & Diet Linked to Kidney Stones
(Ivanhoe Newswire) - Researchers have found that even small amounts of physical activity may decrease the risk of developing kidney stones, and consuming too many calories may also increase risk.
         5. Bursting Blood Clots: Medicine’s Next Big Thing?
CINCINNATI, Ohio (Ivanhoe Newswire) - If you’re having a stroke, it’s crucial that you get medical help as quickly as possible. The right treatment can mean the difference between life and death, and reduce future impairment. Now, doctors are testing a possible new, medical breakthrough for stroke victims.
         6. Tylenol Troubles
SAN DIEGO, Cali. (Ivanhoe Newswire) - It’s one of the most popular pain medicines in the U.S., but every year, 150 Americans die from accidently taking too much acetaminophen, the drug found in Tylenol. The drug is linked to more deaths than any other over-the-counter pain reliever.
         7. Marijuana Users Have Abnormal Brain Structure 
(Ivanhoe Newswire) - A Northwestern Medicine study has found that teens who were heavy marijuana users, smoking it daily for close to three years, had abnormal changes in their brain structures related to working memory and performed poorly on memory tasks.
         8. Impact of Vitamin D on MS
(Ivanhoe Newswire) - Vitamin D may block harmful immune cells associated with multiple sclerosis (MS) from travelling to the brain, according to research from Johns Hopkins.
         9. Even Mild Hits to Head Might Harm the Brain
(Ivanhoe Newswire) - Even when there is no concussion, blows to the head during a single season of ice hockey or football could affect the brain’s white matter and cognition, or memory and thinking abilities, according to recent research.
         10. Conversation Project: Talking About Death (2nd week)
BOSTON (Ivanhoe Newswire) - It’s the conversation many of us avoid: dying and end of life wishes. But, after dealing with her mother’s death, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Ellen Goodman founded The Conversation Project.

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