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Medical Breakthroughs -- Medical News and Health Information.

Medical Breakthroughs -- Medical News and Health Information.

Medical Breakthroughs: Ivanhoe Insider

Today's News Flashes

More Women Smoke During Pregnancy Than Thought

Treatment: Keeping Breast Cancer Cells Silent?

Vaccinating Pregnant Moms for Flu Helps Infants

Pasta Is Not Fattening, Italian Study Finds

More Unsaturated Fats; Longer Life

This Week's Top 10 Viewed Stories
         1. New Insight On How Memory Loss May Occur
June 30, 2016 - Spatial memory decays when the entorhinal cortex is not functioning properly, a new mouse model shows. The study, say the authors, provides new information about how dysfunction of this circuit may contribute to memory loss in Alzheimer’s ...
         2. Customize New Knees (2nd week)
NEW YORK CITY. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- More than 700,000 Americans have knee replacement surgery every year to eliminate chronic pain from worn out joints, and doctors say that number will skyrocket over the nextSubmit decade. Now, a new two-pronged approach is helping patients get back on their feet faster than ever before.
         3. FMD: Mysterious Disease in Women -- In-depth Doctor’s Interview (2nd week)
Heather Gornik, M.D., a vascular medicine physician at Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio, talks about a mysterious disease that is often overlooked.
         4. More Reasons to Eat Your Broccoli (2nd week)
June 22, 2016 - Broccoli and related vegetables in the Brassica family are loaded with health-promoting compounds known as phenolics. Researchers have identified a large number of candidate genes controlling phenolic compound accumulation in broccoli. These genes will be used in future breeding programs to pack even more phenolic compounds into broccoli and other Brassica ...
         5. Alzheimer’s and the Biggest Mistake Caregivers Make
ATLANTA, Ga. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- For every person with Alzheimer’s there are about three people who take care of them. That’s more than 15 million caregivers in America. One Alzheimer’s expert wanted people to see the disease through the eyes of the caregiver so she gave them cameras and had them snap away at a life Submitthat isn’t always picture perfect. It is one of the most stressful and emotional jobs, but she says some of the biggest mistakes caregivers make can be avoided.
         6. Botox and Dystonia
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Long before it wiped out worry lines and age wrinkles, Botox was originally created to stop muscle spasms in the eye. Besides its fountain-of-youth qualities, it’s being used to Submitrelieve exhausting and sometimes debilitating effects of a neurological disorder called dystonia.
         7. Make No Mistake, Revenge Is (Bitter) Sweet
June 29, 2016 - Deep, dark and sometimes overwhelming, the human compulsion to seek revenge is a complex emotion that science has found incredibly hard to explain. Despite popular consensus that “revenge is sweet,” years of experimental research have suggested otherwise, finding that revenge is seldom as satisfying as we anticipate and often leaves the avenger less happy in the long run. New research is adding a ...
         8. Is ‘When We Eat’ as Important as ‘What We Eat’?
June 22, 2016 - In a review of research on the effect of meal patterns on health, the few studies available suggest that eating irregularly is linked to a higher risk of metabolic syndrome (high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes and obesity). The limited evidence highlights the need for larger scale studies to better understand the impact of chrono-nutrition on public health, argue the authors of two new ...
         9. Never Too Old Back Surgery!
NEW YORK, N.Y. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- As we age, chronic back trouble may become a painful part of daily life. SubmitAlmost twenty-five percent of all doctors’ visits for low back pain are patients over the age of 65. At one time, surgery was considered too risky to be an option for a lot of seniors. But, minimally invasive procedures may put more older patients back in play.
         10. ESight for Blindness -- In-depth Interview
Alexandra Dalimonte, Outreach Coordinator for eSight, a company based in Toronto, Canada talks about a new device that is changing the lives of people who are legally blind.

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