FAQ: All About Ticks 2019

FAQ: All About Ticks 2019

Some types, like the black-legged tick (also known as the deer tick -- the one that carries Lyme disease), thrive in humid conditions. They’re hard to see on your body, which may be why nymph black-legged ticks are most likely to transmit Lyme disease to humans.

'I had a miscarriage' Instagram gives women voice after loss

'I had a miscarriage' Instagram gives women voice after loss

After loads of tests, including blood work looking for pre-eclampsia , doctors said Stephens and Jude were fine and sent her home. Her Instagram account provides women a safe space to share their stories and find support.

Mercedes Javid Wants ‘at Least 3 More’ Children Via Surrogacy

Mercedes Javid Wants ‘at Least 3 More’ Children Via Surrogacy

“I want another baby,” the Shahs of Sunset star, 46, recently told Us Weekly exclusively at her Sip ’N See. “He’s a genius, he’s a prodigy,” Javid told Us .

Neck Cracking and Stroke: How Risky Is It?

Neck Cracking and Stroke: How Risky Is It?

A direct cause-and-effect link has not been established, but the Heart Association-Stroke Association statement recommends that health care providers tell patients of the risk before they have neck manipulation. Patients who have a stroke after having their neck manipulated may already have been at risk for stroke, Overland says.

Shawn Johnson Does 1st Pregnant Backflip: Video

Shawn Johnson Does 1st Pregnant Backflip: Video

Shawn Johnson did her first backflip since announcing that she and her husband, Andrew East, are expecting their first child. Johnson and the NFL player announced in April that they have a little one on the way after suffering a miscarriage in October 2017.

The moms of Monster Jam: Meet the women who drive monster trucks

The moms of Monster Jam: Meet the women who drive monster trucks

Read recently made history as the first mom to ever win a Monster Jam World Finals championship, taking home a trophy for her daring moves during the event's freestyle competition.

New Biomarker Discovered for “Chemobrain”

New Biomarker Discovered for “Chemobrain”

“Our findings suggest that patients with higher prechemotherapy DHEAS levels had lower odds of developing self‐perceived cognitive impairment,” wrote the researchers. The team suggests that DHEA(S) supplementation may be a pharmacologic intervention for cancer‐related cognitive impairment, and plans to conduct additional research studies.

Blood Test Might Diagnose Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Blood Test Might Diagnose Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

The test tracks changes in the electrical pattern of a person's cells, and it accurately flagged all CFS patients in a small group of 40 people, researchers report.

'My baby cured my brain tumours'

'My baby cured my brain tumours'

I’d been diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome and I’d had one of my tubes removed after an ectopic pregnancy .And since starting fertility treatment three years earlier, the medication made me feel constantly ill. "Jade, you will need to stop fertility treatment," he said gently.

We're warning other parents, because no one warned us

We're warning other parents, because no one warned us

St John also released a video showing the story of an 11-week-old girl whose live was saved using baby CPR. That doctor then proceeded to phone the pediatrician who requested pictures of Lottie's eye.

Mercedes Javid Was Placed in ICU After Birth Due to Blood Loss

Mercedes Javid Was Placed in ICU After Birth Due to Blood Loss

“During my delivery, I lost two thirds of my body’s blood supply, requiring 19 units of blood during the surgery, then [was] intubated and placed in ICU from having significant fluid in my lungs after my C-section,” the Shahs of Sunset star, 46, told Us Weekly exclusively on Tuesday, April 23.

Why Meredith Vieira is laughing about one infertility struggle... now

Why Meredith Vieira is laughing about one infertility struggle... now

But Vieira shared her story to encourage others who are struggling.“For those of you going through stuff, know that I have gone through it too and it’s the lighter side of infertility ,” she said.

'I felt a push in my back, then saw the blood pooling on the floor'

'I felt a push in my back, then saw the blood pooling on the floor'

Michael details his emotional journey in How I Survived, a podcast which shares amazing first-hand survival stories from people who have faced the unimaginable and escaped with their lives. Four years on from the attack, I’m campaigning to improve security for staff in hospitals.

What We Know About Dementia Today

What We Know About Dementia Today

At age 50-70, higher blood pressure increases the risk of dementia, most likely through stroke. But from 70-75, lower blood pressure has the higher risk of dementia.

For One Man, Too Much Vitamin D Was Disastrous

For One Man, Too Much Vitamin D Was Disastrous

A team of Toronto physicians reported on the case of a 54-year-old man who developed kidney damage after taking extremely high doses of vitamin D . It's those high blood calcium levels that triggered his kidney damage, Auguste's team said.

'As my fiancé lay pale and lifeless, I realised I hadn't felt the baby move'

'As my fiancé lay pale and lifeless, I realised I hadn't felt the baby move'

At hospital, Joel was wheeled straight to theatre and I asked a nurse to check our baby. "I’m going to be up and at ‘em before he learns to walk," he said, determined, pointing at my growing baby bump.

FDA Issues List of 'Safe' Blood Pressure Meds

FDA Issues List of 'Safe' Blood Pressure Meds

April 5, 2019 -- The FDA on Thursday issued a list of 40 blood pressure medicines it found free of contamination with the chemical nitrosamine, an ongoing issue that has triggered several medication recalls since last summer.

Unhealthy Diets May Be World's Biggest Killer

Unhealthy Diets May Be World's Biggest Killer

WEDNESDAY, April 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Bad diets are shortening lives worldwide -- killing more people globally than either smoking or high blood pressure , a large, new research suggests.

Shawn Johnson: Pregnancy Is ‘Really Scary’ After Miscarriage

Shawn Johnson: Pregnancy Is ‘Really Scary’ After Miscarriage

“I felt sad and I remember telling Andrew, ‘I’m sorry I lost your baby,'” Johnson said in a YouTube video at the time .

Mom gives birth to record 15-pound, 15-ounce 'miracle' baby

Mom gives birth to record 15-pound, 15-ounce 'miracle' baby

Mom Harper Buckley said the birth of her big baby girl left her covered with bruises and a feeling of being "hit by two tractor-trailers.". A New York state mom gives birth to a baby girl clocking in 15 pounds!

Your Apple Watch Might Help Spot Dangerous A-Fib

Your Apple Watch Might Help Spot Dangerous A-Fib

In an ACC news release, study co-leader Dr. Mintu Turakhia said the Apple Watch app presents a novel means of effortlessly spotting potential health issues.

'My son's appetite changes were a sign of something scary'

'My son's appetite changes were a sign of something scary'

After a night in Emergency we went on to spend four days in the Children’s Hospital enrolled in a crash course in Diabetes management.

Growing a Working Blood-Brain Barrier

Growing a Working Blood-Brain Barrier

While two-dimensional brain-cell cultures have been grown in the past, this is the first time a three-dimensional model that functions like the human blood-brain barrier has been created.

Meet the women who believe they've been pregnant for years

Meet the women who believe they've been pregnant for years

I don't want it anymore." The evidence just isn't there Dr Phil offered Zona and another woman who believed she was carrying a cryptic pregnancy to undergo an examination and ultrasound with an experienced obstetrician-gynaecologist.

Toxins in Home Furnishings Can Be Passed to Kids

Toxins in Home Furnishings Can Be Passed to Kids

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Children who live in homes with vinyl flooring and flame-retardant furniture have higher levels of potentially harmful chemicals in their blood or urine, researchers have found.

Can babies eat turmeric?

Can babies eat turmeric?

While pop culture’s obsession with turmeric might seem like another food fad, the spice has been long used in Asia and Central American for its very real health benefits. In fact, turmeric increases the anti-inflammatory effect of cauliflower to prevent illness and calm down your tiny baby’s developing immune system.

Disturbing reason kids should never sleep with the door cracked open

Disturbing reason kids should never sleep with the door cracked open

I do a lot of fire prevention at schools, so one thing I try and stress to the kids is, how important it is to sleep with the doors closed,'' they wrote.

Blood Test for Pancreatic Cancer May Aid Detection

Blood Test for Pancreatic Cancer May Aid Detection

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Jan. 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Using a new blood test for pancreatic cancer alongside the current blood test may improve early detection and help screen people at high risk for the deadly disease, researchers say.

The Mental Image of a Loved One Can Keep Down Blood Pressure

The Mental Image of a Loved One Can Keep Down Blood Pressure

Get this: The blood pressure of the partner present people didn’t spike as much as controls . In a boon for people in long-distance relationships, the blood pressure benefit was just as strong in the partner in mind group as in the partner present group.

Blood Test Might Show Early Warning of Alzheimer's

Blood Test Might Show Early Warning of Alzheimer's

"The fact that we're seeing the blood vessels leaking, independent of tau and independent of amyloid, when people have cognitive [mental] impairment on a mild level, suggests it could be a totally separate process or a very early process," said study senior author Dr. Berislav Zlokovic.

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