Indeed, for people who had lower vitamin D levels before starting the trial, 85% of those who took the supplement did not have a recurrence or die, compared to 71% of those who took the placebo. Overall, no clear evidence from these trials that vitamin D supplementation protects against recurrence of colorectal cancer, on average.
"Heavy drinkers should be aware of how they might be impacting the lives of people around them," said study co-author Katherine Karriker-Jaffe, a senior scientist with the Alcohol Research Group at the Public Health Institute in Emeryville, Calif.
Over a decade, nearly 12,000 babies in the United States died while sleeping -- about 3% of them while in an "infant sitting device," such as a car seat, stroller, swing or infant seat, according to the study of U.S. National Center for Fatality Review and Prevention data.
THURSDAY, June 6, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- People who use common heartburn drugs for months to years may face heightened risks of dying from heart disease , kidney failure or stomach cancer , a new study suggests.
"Reducing rabies in dogs is a remarkable achievement of the U.S. public health system, but with this deadly disease still present in thousands of wild animals, it's important that Americans are aware of the risk," CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield said in the release.
"As the United States population continues to age, we can expect more deaths from falls," said researcher Robin Lee, an epidemiologist at the Injury Center of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
MONDAY, June 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- An alarming number of teens practice self-harm, but lesbian, gay and bisexual teens may be more than twice as likely as their straight peers to cut, hit or bruise themselves, new research warns.
The study, published in JAMA Network Open , was inspired by data from the CDC reporting that rates of suicide among teen girls have risen especially dramatically over the past decade, says lead author Donna Ruch, a post-doctoral researcher at the Center for Suicide Prevention and Research at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
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.
May 17, 2019 -- The blue light in LED lighting used in many consumer products may harm your sleep and pose a risk to your eyes , a new report warns.
Along with bullying data, additional information for each child was collected including family characteristics, information about the parents, early social experiences, and individual differences (such as temperament).
THURSDAY, May 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- It's a connection few have probably considered, but new research suggests that having your appendix removed may up your risk for Parkinson's disease down the road.
They discovered that a poor sense of smell was associated with a nearly 50% higher risk of death within the next decade for adults older than 70. What's more, the researchers found that the conditions already linked to poor sense of smell only accounted for about 28% of the higher death risk.
May 8, 2019 -- Popular diabetes drugs known as SGLT2 inhibitors appear to raise the chance of getting gangrene of the genital area, a rare but potentially fatal side effect, according to a new report.
Having a tool that can objectively screen children for anxiety and depression is a valuable asset for early childhood intervention in order to prevent future problems that can lead to substance abuse , suicide risk, and other mental health issues.
“We do not have good treatments to prevent mental illness,” McGrath says, but identifying whether a person is likely to develop another disorder could help doctors and patients to prepare as much as possible.
In addition to the boxed warning, the FDA is requiring the addition of a "contraindication" -- advice to not use these medicines for patients who have displayed complex sleep behaviors after taking them.
While low vitamin D levels have been linked to many health problems -- such as a higher risk of some types of cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and depression -- research is inconclusive.
New research published in the Journal of Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking , suggests that unwanted and nonconsensual sexting, which often includes images, has been linked with depression , anxiety , and stress . Researchers found that receiving unwanted sexts or sending sexts under pressure were both linked with depression, anxiety, stress, and lower self-esteem.
This issue is garnering more public and clinical attention due to increased reports of younger children initiating problematic sexual behavior (children 10 years or younger), many of whom would not be appropriately served if the judicial system labeled them as child sex offenders.
"Usually women (with ectopic pregnancies) complain of a more constant pain," said Dr. Meera Garcia, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center in New York.
The book details a potential explanation of why modern women have a breast cancer risk as much as 100 times higher than that of preagricultural women. The book describes a study in which an attractive young man approached women and ask if they’d like to go back to his apartment; 6% said yes.
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.
As a registered user of the TicTocTrack smart watch, I received an alarming email on Monday afternoon advising of an interruption to services. Further information has now been made available via the Pen Test Partners website which details how Ken was able to access the watch through the software's back end.