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Poor oral health linked to a 75% increase in liver cancer ri

A new study, by researchers at Queen\'s University Belfast, analysed a large cohort of over 469,000 people in the UK, investigated the association b ...
18-06-2019 16:04

A "Home Grown Community" in Washtenaw County, Mich

This is a note from Kerry Kafafian, about a new organization that intends to build a Home Grown Community (HGC) in Washtenaw County. Home Grown Comm ...
18-06-2019 16:04

More Choices for people with IDD and their families in Washt

This is a note from Becky Altschuler, another resourceful parent who is creating a program for adults who are not candidates for vocational programs b ...
18-06-2019 16:04

Ky. 34th in overall well-being of children in Kids Count; be

By Melissa PatrickKentucky Health NewsThe 30th annual Kids Count Data Book on children\'s well-being, released Monday by the Annie E. Casey Foundation ...
17-06-2019 16:04

Scorecard ranks Kentucky's health system 40th; bright spot i

Comparisons are with a "baseline" period, which varies among the indicators that were measured. The report says, "There were generally four to five ye ...
16-06-2019 16:04

Over a quarter of adults aged 50+ are deficient in vitamin D

Over a quarter of adults aged 50+ are deficient in vitamin D according to researchers from Trinity College Dubli ...
14-06-2019 16:04

Lower risk of Type 1 diabetes seen in children vaccinated ag

Vaccinating babies against a virus that causes childhood "stomach flu" greatly reduces their chance of getting so sick that they need hospital c ...
14-06-2019 16:04

Study finds young adults who recognize cartoons used in e-ci

Label, copyright 2015 by Brian AllenElectronic cigarette companies are using cartoon characters to market their products, and research shows that it\' ...
14-06-2019 16:04

Low vitamin K levels linked to mobility limitation and disab

Low levels of circulating vitamin K are linked to increased risk of mobility limitation and disability in older adults, identifying a new factor to ...
14-06-2019 16:04

Cooking vegetables: healthier with extra virgin olive oil

Cooking vegetables in the sofrito (sauté) with extra virgin olive oil favours the absorption and release of bioactive compounds of its traditional i ...
14-06-2019 16:04

Education, intelligence may protect cognition, but don't pre

In a search for clues to what may delay or prevent Alzheimer\'s disease, Johns Hopkins Medicine scientists report that smarter, more educated people ...
14-06-2019 16:04

Medicare cuts 19 Kentucky hospitals 1% for patient-safety is

The federal government is penalizing 19 Kentucky hospitals, nine more than last year, for falling short on patient safety in the fiscal year that ende ...
14-06-2019 16:04

Two hours a week is key dose of nature for health and wellbe

Spending at least two hours a week in nature may be a crucial threshold for promoting health and wellbeing, acc ...
14-06-2019 16:04

Low-carb Mediterranean diet had a greater effect on reducing

A research team led by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) Prof. Iris Shai has published a significant long-term study on the impact of Mediter ...
14-06-2019 16:04

Epilepsy drugs linked to increased risk of suicidal behavior

Treatment with gabapentinoids - a group of drugs used for epilepsy, nerve pain and anxiety disorders - is assoc ...
13-06-2019 16:04

UK nurse creates Farm Dinner Theater as a way to remind farm

Deborah Reed (UK photo byMark Cornelison)A University of Kentucky nursing professor has come up with a novel way to remind farmers about farm safety: ...
13-06-2019 16:04

A sauna session is equivalent to moderate exercise

Your blood pressure does not drop during a sauna visit - it rises, as well as your heart rate. This increase is ...
13-06-2019 16:04

Increasing red meat intake linked with heightened risk of de

Increasing red meat intake, particularly processed red meat, is associated with a heightened risk of death, su ...
13-06-2019 16:04

U of L can't find a partner to buy Jewish Hospital, but will

Jewish Hospital and its Rudd Heart and Lung CenterFailing to find the partner it says it must have, the University of Louisville has suspended efforts ...
13-06-2019 16:04

Weighing risks and benefits of drug treatment for major depr

Depression is a common and serious problem for older adults. Some 15 to 20 percent of people aged 65 and older ...
13-06-2019 16:04

Vitamin D and estradiol help guard against heart disease, st

Vitamin D and estrogen have already shown well-documented results in improving bone health in women. A new study from China suggests that this same ...
13-06-2019 16:04

Genetics play strong role in determining age of menopause an

If you\'re wondering why you entered menopause earlier or later than other women, blame your mother. That\'s because numerous studies have confirmed ...
13-06-2019 16:04

Insights on staying healthy when you're 'eating for two'

Evidence that eating well before pregnancy lowers risk of preeclampsiaWhile scientists aren\'t sure what causes the dangerous pregnancy complication ...
11-06-2019 16:04

Coffee may lower risk for developing type 2 diabetes

A study of more than 4,000 Koreans adds evidence that drinking coffee may lower the risk for developing type 2 diabetes and reveals that a genetic f ...
11-06-2019 16:04

Night owls can 'retrain' their body clocks to improve mental

A simple tweak to the sleeping patterns of \'night owls\' - people with extreme late sleeping and waking habits ...
11-06-2019 16:04

Study links poor sleep with poor nutrition

Many Americans get less than the recommended amount of sleep, and many do not consume the recommended amounts of important vitamins and minerals. A ...
11-06-2019 16:04

Millions of cardiovascular deaths attributed to not eating e

IMAGE: This is a percentage of cardiovascular deaths (cardiovascular disease mortality) attributabl ...
11-06-2019 16:04

Reducing obesity-related cancers

How will new added-sugar nutrition labeling affect cancer cases"A new modeling study estimates that, based on changes in consumer behavior, the soon- ...
11-06-2019 16:04

Caffeine and L-theanine may help children with ADHD

Caffeine and L-theanine, substances found in tea leaves, are known to improve sustained attention in healthy adults. In a new study examining the ef ...
11-06-2019 16:04

Studies examine dosage and labeling of common supplements

Many prenatal supplements contain too much folic acidConsuming folic acid prior to pregnancy helps prevent birth defects. But a new study found mos ...
11-06-2019 16:04

What and how we eat influences diabetes risk

Fewer new diabetes cases seen in people who eat more plant-based foods In a study of 2,717 young adults in the U.S. with long-term follow-up, peopl ...
11-06-2019 16:04

Sleeping with artificial light at night associated with weig

Sleeping with a television or light on in the room may be a risk factor for gaining weight or developing obesity, according to scientists at the Nat ...
11-06-2019 16:04

Foundation says its 6-year, 7-county effort to help communit

Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky map of recently finished "Investing in Kentucky\'s Future" programIf more Kentucky communities tackled their health ...
11-06-2019 16:04

The costs of unhealthy eating

What is the cost of cancers associated with poor diet"A new analysis reveals that over 5 years, cancers attributable to unhealthy eating among U.S ...
11-06-2019 16:04

Eating habits linked to academic performance

Junk food associated with poorer academic achievementAn analysis of more than 850 elementary school children found those who reported higher consum ...
11-06-2019 16:04

Six Kentucky nursing homes are on a formerly unpublished lis

Of the six Kentucky facilities on the poor-performers list, onlyTwin Rivers Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Owensborois getting additional oversi ...
10-06-2019 16:04

Study: Private insurance pays hospitals 241% more than Medic

By Melissa PatrickKentucky Health NewsAs health-care costs continue to rise for both employers and employees, one group of researchers says private in ...
10-06-2019 16:04

Courier Journal has answers to many questions about CBD oil

CBD products for sale at Rainbow Blossom in LouisvillePhoto by Michael Clevenger, Louisville Courier JournalAs cannabidiol, better known as CBD oil, b ...
10-06-2019 16:04

Labels of US probiotic products lacking

When it comes to buying probiotics, many product labels do not give consumers enough information to make an informed deci ...
08-06-2019 16:04

Posture impacts how you perceive your food

Summertime is often filled with outdoor parties and food trucks, meaning you\'re spending more time standing up and eating. But if you want to actua ...
08-06-2019 16:04

Insufficient sleep linked to mental health in college studen

Preliminary results from a new study suggest that there is a dose-response relationship between insufficient sleep and mental health symptoms in coll ...
08-06-2019 16:04

Possible new reason why human disease burden increases so sh

Just as a computer requires code to work, our bodies are regulated by molecular "programs" that are written early in life and then have to do their ...
08-06-2019 16:04

Study links sleep-disordered breathing to age acceleration

Increasing severity of sleep-disordered breathing and sleep disruption are associated with epigenetic age acceleration, according to preliminary res ...
08-06-2019 16:04

Study follows the health of older adults with prediabetes pr

In a Journal of Internal Medicine study that followed older adults with prediabetes for 12 years, most remained stable or reverted to normal blood su ...
07-06-2019 16:04

Study compares different strategies for treating insomnia

New research indicates that for treating insomnia, stimulus control therapy (which reassociates the bed with sl ...
07-06-2019 16:04

Dietary supplements linked with severe health events in chil

Key takeaways: Compared with vitamins, dietary supplements sold for weight loss, muscle building, and energy w ...
07-06-2019 16:04

Valerie Horn of Whitesburg is latest Healthy Ky. Policy Cham

The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky has named Valerie Horn, a retired school counselor from Whitesburg who helps low-income residents in Letcher Cou ...
07-06-2019 16:04

Unsalted tomato juice may help lower heart disease risk

In a study published in Food Science & Nutrition, drinking unsalted tomato juice lowered blood pressure and LDL ...
07-06-2019 16:04

City of Pineville takes over troubled hospital, lays off hal

Mayor Scott Madon spoke to the crowd at the Pineville hospitalwhile its new name was displayed. (MDN photo by Ray Welch)The financially troubled hospi ...
07-06-2019 16:04

Extending sleep may lower cardiometabolic risk

Increasing sleep duration may help reduce cardiometabolic risk--or the risk of heart disease and metabolic diso ...
07-06-2019 16:04

Weak upper and lower body physical performance associated wi

 Physical fitness is associated with a number of key health outcomes, including heart disease, cognition, mortality, and an overall feeling of well ...
07-06-2019 16:04

Irregular sleep patterns = metabolic disorders

A new study has found that not sticking to a regular bedtime and wakeup schedule--and getting different amounts of sleep each night--can put a perso ...
07-06-2019 16:04

1 in 5 hospital patients need care after discharge, but can

Health columnist Trudy Lieberman"One in five patients across the country needs further care after discharge from a hospital," Rural Health News Servic ...
07-06-2019 16:04

State's sixth annual Viral Hepatitis Conference to be held

Kentucky will hold its sixth annual conference on viral hepatitis on July 31 in Lexington, three days after World Hepatitis Day."Hepatitis in Kentucky ...
07-06-2019 16:04

Latest Health News

 Vitamins/MedicinesVitamin D could help cancer patients live longerJonathan KantrowitzatHealth News Report - 21 hours agoMichigan State University ph ...
06-06-2019 16:04

Deaths from falls increase among older US adults

Death rates from falls for U.S. adults 75 or older increased from 2000 to 2016 in this study that analyzed nationally representative vital statistic ...
05-06-2019 16:04

Home exercise program reduces rate of falling in at-risk sen

An in-home exercise program reduced subsequent falls in high-risk seniors by 36 per cent, according the results ...
05-06-2019 16:04

As health departments face crippling pension costs, unless l

Without a reprieve from pension-contribution rules, 42 county health departments will close in the next year, and 22 more will the following year, say ...
05-06-2019 16:04

Opioids are not sleep aids, and can actually worsen sleep

University of Warwick led study with Lausanne, Switzerland found patients on a low to high dose of opioids repo ...
05-06-2019 16:04

Vitamin D could help cancer patients live longer

Michigan State University physicians have found that vitamin D, if taken for at least three years, could help cancer patients live longer. The findi ...
05-06-2019 16:04

Cholesterol in eggs tied to cardiac disease, death

The risk of heart disease and death increases with the number of eggs an individual consumes, according to a UMass Lowell nutrition expert who has s ...
05-06-2019 16:04

Red and white meats are equally bad for cholesterol

Contrary to popular belief, consuming red meat and white meat such as poultry, have equal effects on blood chol ...
05-06-2019 16:04

Sleepless nights linked to high blood pressure

A bad night\'s sleep may result in a spike in blood pressure that night and the following day, according to new ...
05-06-2019 16:04

Coffee does not stiffen your arteries

Drinking coffee might keep us up at night, but new research has given us a reason to sleep easy knowing that t ...
04-06-2019 16:04

Brush your teeth -- postpone Alzheimer's

You don\'t only avoid holes in your teeth by keeping good oral hygiene, Norwegian researchers have discovered a clear connection between gum disease ...
04-06-2019 16:04

Medicare-Medicaid agency's annual ratings of 94 Ky. hospital

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has released its Overall Hospital Star Ratings for 2019, which offer a snapshot of the quality of the h ...
03-06-2019 16:04

Dementia can have causes other than Alzheimer's, and a UK do

Dr. Peter Nelson (University of Kentucky photo)Dementia can have causes other than Alzheimer?s disease, so the two terms shouldn\'t be used interchan ...
03-06-2019 16:04

Ky. has the second highest per-capita spending on prescripti

States with top 10 average yearly per-capitaexpenditure on prescriptions. (The Senior List) A new analysis shows how much the average resident in each ...
01-06-2019 16:05

Pineville hospital is cut off by Medicare and Medicaid, whic

A temporary banner, using the typeface of Americore Health,is draped over the sign for Pineville Community Hospital.(Photo by Anthony Cloud, Middlesbo ...
01-06-2019 16:05

Evolent Health to buy 70% of Passport Health Plan; will cont

Evolent Health, a for-profit national health management company, has agreed to purchase Passport Health Plan, the struggling, nonprofit Medicaid insur ...
01-06-2019 16:05

Seven key health measures help predict future risk of heart

Seven key measures of heart health may help predict future risk of cardiovascular disease, according to researchers. They added that improving these ...
01-06-2019 16:05

Judge rules foundation that pays UK doctors and bills patien

A Fayette Circuit Court judge has ruled that the Kentucky Medical Services Foundation, which bills patients and collects millions of dollars for UK He ...
01-06-2019 16:05

Nine Johnson County Middle School students get Healthy Polic

The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky has named nine Johnson County Middle School students as the latest Healthy Kentucky Policy Champions for their e ...
01-06-2019 16:05

Attitude Toward Own Aging Among Older Adults: Implications f

Negative age stereotypes can become internalized and contribute to lower levels of physical and mental well-being in older adults, including those w ...
31-05-2019 16:04

Eating blueberries every day improves heart health

Eating a cup of blueberries a day reduces risk factors for cardiovascular disease - according to new research l ...
31-05-2019 16:04

Cannabis use among older adults rising rapidly

Cannabis use among older adults is growing faster than any other age group but many report barriers to getting medical marijuana, a lack of communic ...
31-05-2019 16:04

Why exposure to dirt is good for you

Thirty years after scientists coined the term "hygiene hypothesis" to suggest that increased exposure to microorganisms could benefit health, CU Bou ...
31-05-2019 16:04

Sunshine may decrease risk of inflammatory bowel disease A

Children who spend half an hour a day outside in the sun reduce their risk of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), ...
31-05-2019 16:04

Heartburn drugs linked to fatal heart and kidney disease, st

Extended use of popular drugs to treat heartburn, ulcers and acid reflux has been associated with an increased ...
31-05-2019 16:04

Overall cancer mortality continues to decline

The latest Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer finds that, for all cancer sites combined, cancer death rates continued to decline in ...
31-05-2019 16:04

Could repeated squeezes to the arms, legs protect the brain&

What if wearing a blood pressure cuff could help prevent stroke" In a new study, people who restricted their blood flow by wearing inflated blood pr ...
30-05-2019 16:04

Don't overdo omega-6 fat consumption during pregnancy

In Western societies, we are eating more omega 6 fats, particularly linoleic acid, which are commonly present in foods su ...
30-05-2019 16:04

New evidence links ultra-processed foods with a range of hea

Two large European studies published by The BMJ today find positive associations between consumption of highly ...
30-05-2019 16:04

Among older women, 10,000 steps per day not needed for lower

Older women who took 4,400 steps per day had lower mortality than those taking 2,700; risk of death continued to decrease with more steps up to 7,50 ...
30-05-2019 16:04

Kentucky Hospital Association asks federal appeals court to

The Kentucky Hospital Association has filed a formal statement with the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit asking it to uphold the ...
30-05-2019 16:04

Cognitive behavior therapy shown to improve multiple menopau

Although hormone therapy (HT) is the most commonly recommended treatment for menopause symptoms, research is ongoing for alternatives, especially no ...
30-05-2019 16:04

You're having a heart attack; why not ask for help"

A perceived inability to act on symptoms could signify a life-threatening situation, according to research published toda ...
30-05-2019 16:04

Energy drinks may increase risk of heart function abnormalit

Drinking 32 ounces of an energy drink in a short timespan may increase blood pressure and the risk of electrical disturbances in the heart, which af ...
30-05-2019 16:04

Study finds flavors in e-cigs can damage cells that are crit

Healthline.com photoFlavors used in electronic cigarettes damage the cells that line the inside walls of blood vessels, which ultimately increases the ...
30-05-2019 16:04

New evidence: It's not necessary to fast before complete cho

A new study adds to the growing body of evidence that it is unnecessary for most patients to fast before having ...
29-05-2019 16:04

Washtenaw County: Notes on the WCCMH Board Meeting for 5/17/

I apologize for the use of so many acronyms, but I have tried to make sure to explain what they stand for at least one time for each. This is typical ...
29-05-2019 16:04

Researchers find 28% of 35- to 50-year-old men studied are a

Research published in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association found 28 percent of men and 26 percent of women between 35 and 50 years of a ...
29-05-2019 16:04

Being seen really make cyclists safer on the road

IMAGE: UBC Okanagan research shows a directional arrow on a high visibility vest can make a difference when it comes to dri ...
29-05-2019 16:04

As plaque deposits increase in the aging brain, money manage

IMAGE: Scans of two study participants show the brain of a cognitively healthy 74-year-old (top row ...
29-05-2019 16:04

Your health in middle age predict how healthy you'll be late

Cognitive decline is the medical term for a decline in your abilities to think, remember, and make decisio ...
29-05-2019 16:04

High LDL linked to early-onset Alzheimer's

Researchers with the Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Emory University have found a link betw ...
29-05-2019 16:04

Doctors worry FDA can't ensure quality of foreign generics;

Adobe illustration adapted by The Boston GlobeSome U.S. doctors worry that the federal government is not doing a good job of policing generic prescrip ...
27-05-2019 16:05
27-05-2019 16:05

Ky ranks in top 10 for adverse childhood experiences; $200,0

The Louisville-based Bounce Coalition has been awarded $200,000 to work with Russell County Schools and the Lake Cumberland District Health Department ...
26-05-2019 16:04

Most women with heart disease don't get enough exercise; hea

More than half of women in the United states with heart disease aren\'t getting enough physical activity, and that number has increased over the past ...
26-05-2019 16:04

 



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