Erectile Dysfunction Related to Cardiovascular Diseases: Study
September 13 2011 11:30 AM EDT
Erectile Dysfunction (ED) or male impotence is a serious concern for most of the middle-aged men. The ED situation not only affects their confidence level and conjugal life but also increases the chances of cardiovascular diseases (CD), reveals a meta-analysis published online Monday in the journal Archives of Internal Medicine.
'SpongeBob' TV Show Still in Hot Water for Kids' Low Attention Spans
September 13 2011 9:47 AM EDT
Nickelodeon's SpongeBob SquarePants, was recently the target of a study published Monday, which suggested that the hit animated TV series may be rotting your four-year-old's brains by lowering their attention spans.
Men are ‘Biologically Wired’ to Children, Says Study
September 13 2011 5:08 AM EDT
A recent study done by the Northwestern University researchers reveals men are “not from mars” when it comes to parenting. They are very much attached to their children. In fact, they are “biologically wired” to their children. However, this attachment lowers the level of testosterone.
Man Beware! Fatherhood will Lower Your Testosterone
September 13 2011 12:35 AM EDT
Fatherhood indeed makes you less of a man, it seems. Research finds the more you evolve as a better father, the more you lose your testosterone.
Social Networks, Blogs Take up Most of Americans’ Time Online: Nielsen Survey
September 12 2011 10:33 PM EDT
Nielsen survey shows that Americans spend most of their social networking time on Facebook.
Testosterone Levels Drop When Men Become Fathers: Study
September 12 2011 9:40 PM EDT
Study shows that testosterone levels in men decrease once they’ve had a baby.
Smoking Marijuana And Being Obese Are Unrelated, Study Suggests
September 12 2011 8:56 PM EDT
Study on marijuana use suggests it is not linked to obesity.
Illinois Woman Who Injected Beef Fat Into Her Face Died of Natural Causes
September 12 2011 5:51 PM EDT
Woman died of natural causes, medical examiner says.
Bad Turkey: Salmonella Prompts Recall of More Than 180,000 Pounds of Ground Turkey Products
September 12 2011 2:59 PM EDT
Cargill issues a Class I recall on Sept. 11.
Weight-Loss Programs Could Save Medicare Billions, Doctors Say
September 12 2011 3:14 AM EDT
A study by researchers at Emory University in Atlanta predicts that enrolling 70 percent of older adults who are at risk for diabetes or cardiovascular disease in community-based intervention programs would reduce Medicare expenditures by up to $15 billion.
Drinking Alcohol, Good for Middle-aged Women: Study
September 10 2011 2:30 AM EDT
A new study by Harvard University researchers suggest that women who drink alcohol in reasonable quantity and time, have better chances to be in good physical and mental health in old age, then non-drinkers.
Wilkes Barre Flooding Worse Than Expected; Pennsylvania Governor Urges Residents to Avoid Flood Waters, Says Rescue Phase Has Begun
September 09 2011 3:39 PM EDT
Waters receding, but still causing concern.
Dieters See Record Weight-Loss On Weight Watchers, Not Quite On Doctor's Plan
September 09 2011 12:41 PM EDT
More people chose to stick to the Weight Watchers diet, and lost more weight and fat mass, than those assigned to standard primary care, new research found.
Rate of Underinsured, Uninsured Adults Goes Up, But Affordable Care Act May be Able to Help: Study
September 08 2011 11:15 PM EDT
Study shows that Affordable Care Act may be able to counter health coverage problems in U.S.
Unborn Babies Can Feel Pain in Womb, Study Suggests
September 08 2011 8:59 PM EDT
A British study suggests that fetuses can feel pain between 35 to 37 weeks.
Brazilian Blowout Gets Heat from FDA for Formaldehyde Content
September 08 2011 6:35 PM EDT
FDA warns Brazilian Blowout manufacturer to stop misleading consumers.
Brain Stents Do Not Decrease Stroke Risk, Study Shows
September 08 2011 5:41 PM EDT
Stroke patients do not fare better with brain stents, a study has shown.
Weight Watchers More Effective Than Seeing the Doctor- Study
September 07 2011 9:38 PM EDT
Weight Watchers is more effective to lose weight than seeking doctor’s advice, according to a new study.
Battle of the Drugs: FDA Questions Safety of Bayer, J&J Blood Thinner Drug
September 07 2011 2:54 PM EDT
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration this week recommended against an immediate approval for Bayer AG and Johnson & Johnson’s anti-clotting drug, Xarelto, as a treatment to prevent strokes in patients with atrial fibrillation.
Moderate Daily Drinking Keeps Older Women Healthy: Study
September 07 2011 11:39 AM EDT
Wine ages well, and so do middle aged women who drink a glass a day, according to a new study linking moderate daily drinking to improved health.