Poisoning and Environmental Health in the News

Early Onset Hot Flashes May Point to Raised Heart Disease Risk

03/05/2015 - Studies found that the daily frequency of episodes seemed to matter, too

Easing Depression May Boost Heart Health, Study Finds

03/05/2015 - People with moderate to severe depression saw improved circulatory outcomes with antidepressants

Women Take Longer to Reach Hospital After Heart Attack

03/05/2015 - That delay may help explain why women twice as likely to die, researchers say

Just a Half Hour of Lost Sleep Linked Weight Gain

03/05/2015 - And that sleep shortage may have implications for diabetes, study says

Erratic Sleep May Make Teens Hungrier

03/05/2015 - Researcher says findings provide insight into obesity in young people

Minorities More Likely to Gain Weight in Childhood, Report Shows

03/05/2015 - Puts them at greater risk for being overweight, obese adults than whites, researcher says

Exercise May Boost Size of Some Brain Regions

03/05/2015 - But it's not clear if these changes make a difference in aging, researcher says

Be Wary of Websites Selling Genetic Cancer Tests: Study

03/05/2015 - Marketers often overstate benefits, downplay limitations, oncologists say

Gut Germs May Influence Success of Weight Loss Surgery

03/05/2015 - Study found having certain microbes may lead to fewer pounds shed

Many U.S. Households Include Someone With Failing Memory

03/05/2015 - About half of those with recall issues say they interfere with daily life

Teen Suicides by Hanging on the Rise Across U.S.

03/05/2015 - CDC urges doctors, others to look for warning signs

Freshwater Algae Can Infect Wounds, Study Shows

03/05/2015 - Two cases appear linked to a species in U.S. lakes, but researchers believe overall risk is very low

Seniors Bear Brunt of This Flu Season

03/05/2015 - CDC says 60 percent of hospitalizations, 79 percent of deaths were among those 65 or older

Study: Men Are the Narcissists of the Species

03/05/2015 - That may help explain the lack of women in leadership roles, researchers contend

Veggie-Rich Diets May Mean Lower Heart Risks

03/05/2015 - Study found people who ate more plant foods than animal products less likely to die from heart disease

Experimental Ebola Vaccine Appears Successful in At Least One Case

03/05/2015 - High-risk situation led doctor to get immunization; no serious illness developed

Healthy Living in Middle Age Keeps Heart Failure at Bay Decades Later

03/05/2015 - Avoid obesity, hypertension, diabetes and you may live up to 13 more years without the illness, study finds

Gout's Silver Lining: A Lower Risk for Alzheimer's?

03/05/2015 - Study found people with the arthritic ailment had lower odds for dementia, but more research is needed

Mouse Study Points to Potential Weight-Loss Agent

03/05/2015 - Molecule found in tree leaves helped female mice shed weight, but had no effect on males

Divorce May Be More Likely When Wives Get Sick

03/05/2015 - Women might be more comfortable as caregivers than men, researcher suggests