Health News

WebMD Health
  1. Experts discuss the differences between male sex drive and female sex drive.
  2. The pancreas is a big digestive gland that sits behind the stomach. It can get inflamed for a variety of reasons, but it is most often related to gallstone disease or excessive alcohol use.
  3. Some antidepressants are more likely to make you gain weight than others, but the pros may outweigh the cons.
  4. Discovery could lead to new dementia treatments or even help prevent cognitive decline in the first place, Johns Hopkins researchers say.
  5. During the week of the leak, May 1 to May 8, Google recorded 350,000 internet searches for abortion medications, the greatest number since the search company began collecting data in 2004.
  6. With the U.S. inflation rate at 8% in May, Americans are estimated to spend about $6.9 billion on food for July Fourth. So how can Americans avoid overbuying and over-preparing this holiday season?
  7. New government rules force health insurers to publicly disclose what they pay for just about every service. That information could help consumers and employers know whether they’re getting a fair deal.
  8. The FDA announced has asked vaccine makers to update their COVID booster shots to target the Omicron subvariants known as BA.4 and BA.5.
  9. Pizer and its partner BioNTech announced plans on Wednesday to develop a vaccine that will work against SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) and the entire class, or family, of related coronaviruses.
  10. News that a veterinarian in Thailand was infected with COVID by a cat she was treating raises new questions about risk of animal-to-human transmission.
  11. Flu vaccination has been linked to a 40% lower risk of Alzheimer’s disease in older adults, according to a new study.
  12. Drowning is the leading cause of unintentional death for children ages 1-4, with 425 such events in 2020, according to the CDC
  13. Finding mental health help can be harder in rural areas. Find out more about where to find resources.
  14. Heart patients who did Nordic walking fared better in a 6-minute walk test than those who did high-intensity interval training or other workouts.
  15. The American Academy of Audiology is warning Americans to protect their hearing this Fourth of July.
  16. Tufts University researchers say new findings may someday advance personalized nutrition, improving diet and reducing the risk for obesity, diabetes, and heart disease.
  17. A new study found that residents of majority Black communities more likely to live near hospitals with specialty stroke centers but they were less likely to receive care there.
  18. The Government Accountability Office and the Health and Human Services inspector general’s office say seniors enrolled in the program are suffering and taxpayers are getting bilked for billions of dollars a year.
  19. A strain of the superbug MRSA has emerged in pigs that is highly resistant to antibiotics and is a growing cause of human infections.
  20. The FDA’s advisers on vaccines deliberated Tuesday on what direction the agency should give drugmakers about future modifications to their COVID shots to address changes in the virus.
  21. Infectious disease doctors address safety, efficacy, dosing, and other concerns regarding authorized COVID-19 vaccines for youngest Americans.
  22. Your daughter’s first period can be a confusing time for her -- and for you. Here’s how you can make sure you’re both ready.
  23. Because the virus mutates so quickly, the FDA may approve the new vaccine formulations as COVID cases are expected to surge again this winter.
  24. People in jails and prisons are entitled to health care, but it’s not always easy to access.
  25. Scientists create a robotic fish that can swallow microplastics pollution out of the water.

© 2022 CENTRIC HEALTH. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Privacy Policy and HIPAA Privacy Statement