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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Health

How a Tire Company in Liberia Beat Back Ebola on Its Own

32 minutes ago - MSNBC Health
Firestone Liberia Inc.'s quick response to Ebola is a textbook example of how to fight the virus, public health expert say by Maggie Fox

Ebola Could be Under Control in Six Months: Red Cross

1 hour 3 minutes ago - MSNBC Health
A top Red Cross official expressed confidence the West Africa Ebola epidemic can be contained within four to six months

U.S. Cameraman Treated for Ebola ‘Free’ of the Virus

Yesterday - Health
By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) — The freelance cameraman who was diagnosed with Ebola while working for NBC News in Liberia has cleared the virus from his system and can leave the special isolation unit at Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, where he had been treated for the past two weeks, the hospital... by Health Editor

Cameraman Treated for Ebola Now ‘Free’ of the Virus

Yesterday - Health
By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) – The freelance cameraman who was diagnosed with Ebola while working for NBC News in Liberia has cleared the virus from his system and can leave the special isolation unit at Nebraska Medical Center where he had been treated for the past two weeks, the hospital said Tues... by Health Editor

Experimental Infertility Treatment Seems Effective, Cheaper

Yesterday - Health
By Maureen SalamonHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) — A crucial part of conventional in vitro fertilization (IVF) — the incubation of embryos in a laboratory dish — can instead take place in a device inside the vagina, new research suggests. Scientists from the United States and Colombia contend that the device, calle... by Health Editor

5 Ways to Lower Your Risk for Alzheimer's Disease

Yesterday - Yahoo Health
New research suggests aluminum exposure contributes to dementia, but there is plenty you can do to lower your risk. 

8 Foods You Should Eat Every Day

Yesterday - Yahoo Health
Spinach It may be green and leafy, but spinach is no nutritional wallflower, and you know from reading Eat This, Not That! . This noted muscle builder  is a rich source of plant-based omega-3s and folate , which help reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, and osteoporosis. Bonus: Folate  also increases blood flow to the nether regions, hel...

Nurse With Ebola Upgraded to Good Condition

Yesterday - MSNBC Health
No further information was made public, but federal health officials said Nina Pham was grateful for her nationwide outpouring of support

4 Ways Being Lonely Can Affect Your Health

Yesterday - Health
Getty Images When you’re lonely, you may look for friends in all sorts of unexpected places. At least that’s the conclusion of a recent study in Psychological Science that found that folks who felt socially disconnected—aka lonely—were more likely to view a doll’s face as human. But the health implications of being lonely go much further... by Jeannie Kim

Use Chia Seeds With Caution, Researcher Warns

Yesterday - Health
TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Despite potential health benefits, chia seeds may pose a risk if they are not consumed properly, according to new research. The tiny, oval seeds — a rich source of fiber, protein and heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids — should not be eaten in their dry, raw form, experts cautioned. This is particularly... by Health Editor

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