lunes, 7 de julio de 2014 Top 10 Viewed Stories 7/4/2014

Medical Breakthroughs: Ivanhoe Insider

This Week's Top 10 Viewed Stories
         1. Aspirin and Smoking Affect Aging of Genes
July 1, 2014 - The risk of developing cancer increases with age. Outside factors can affect that risk, like smoking, which increases cancer risk, and regular aspirin use, which has been shown to decrease it. Now ...
         2. Habba Syndrome or Irritable Bowel? (2nd week)
NEW YORK (Ivanhoe Newswire) - Forty-five million Americans struggle with Irritable Bowel Syndrome and the discomfort it often brings - stomach pain, constipation, or diarrhea. But, those patients who have been unable to find relief from traditional treatment may not actually have IBS. Instead, it could be a newly-diagnosed digestive condition.
         3. Shrinking Prostates Without Surgery (2nd week)
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Ivanhoe Newswire) - Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia-or BPH for short-affects about half of men over age 60. It happens when the prostate becomes enlarged and often results in a host of unpleasant symptoms. Until now, drugs and invasive surgeries were the only solutions.
         4. The Whole Truth: Grains You Need in Your Diet (2nd week)
DURHAM, N.C. (Ivanhoe Newswire) - If you want to slash your chances of developing disease and keep your waistline in check, Duke Nutrition Director Elisabetta Politi says whole grains are your answer.
         5. Zap That! Natural Mosquito Repellants (2nd week)
(Ivanhoe Newswire) - Before you grab that DEET-based mosquito repellant, consider using a natural option instead. Research shows the main ingredient in commercial mosquito repellants not only leaves a bad odor, it can damage brain cells, cause reproductive disturbances, and can have harmful interactions with medications.
         6. Want to Learn Faster? Use a Thinking Cap!
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Ivanhoe Newswire) - Forget using caffeine to help you focus on tasks -- imagine stimulating the brain with a jolt of electricity instead. That’s what researchers at Vanderbilt University are doing ... using electrical stimulation to speed up the brain and help it learn from mistakes.
         7. St. John’s Wort: Dangerous With Some Drugs
June 30, 2014 - St. John’s wort, the leading complementary and alternative treatment for depression in the United States, can be dangerous when taken with many commonly prescribed drugs, according to a study. The ...
         8. Fruits, Veggies: Good, but Not for Weight Loss?
June 25, 2014 - People trying to lose weight are often told to eat more fruits and vegetables, but new research shows this bit of advice may not be true. “Across the board, all studies we reviewed showed a near-zero...
         9. Raising Our Daughters to Lead
HUMMELSTOWN, Pa. (Ivanhoe Newswire) - Who will be the next Hillary Clinton, Sheryl Sandberg, or Oprah Winfrey? How do we raise a generation of girls to be strong leaders in public office, business, or the entertainment industry? Experts say parents should plant the seeds early.
         10. Help Wanted: Adults With Autism
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Ivanhoe Newswire) - A recent study from the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry finds that half of young adults with autism are unable to find work in the 8 years after finishing high school.

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