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Even Slightly High Blood Pressure Poses Health Risk

Even Slightly High Blood Pressure Poses Health Risk

October 31, 2001

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People with blood pressure levels that tend to be slightly elevated but still considered to be within normal ranges--called high-normal--are at increased risk for suffering from heart disease, according to a new study.

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Exercise Maintains Elders' Helpful Angina Response

Exercise Maintains Elders' Helpful Angina Response

November 1, 2001 By Melissa Schorr

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Physical activity may help elderly patients retain a preconditioning response produced prior to a heart attack that seems to offer some protection against death, Italian researchers report.

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Controversy Erupts Over U.S. Vaccine-Liabilities Fund

Controversy Erupts Over U.S. Vaccine-Liabilities Fund

November 1, 2001 By Todd Zwillich

WASHINGTON (Reuters Health) - A federal program designed to compensate families for the adverse effects of vaccines has in some cases become just as contentious as the court cases it was meant to avoid, several witnesses told lawmakers Thursday.

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Brain Uses Dreams to Process Memories

Brain Uses Dreams to Process Memories

November 1, 2000 By Merritt McKinney

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The dreams we have at night often seem full of nonsense, but for the brain, sleep is the time for making sense of much of the information it takes in during waking hours, researchers say.

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Chinese Herb Associated with Kidney Cancer

Chinese Herb Associated with Kidney Cancer

Friday November 2, 2001 By Keith Mulvihill

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A Chinese herbal remedy appears to be the cause of cancer of the urinary system in a 49-year-old woman in the UK. The case is described in the November 3rd issue of The Lancet.

Vitamin D May Cut Risk of Type 1 Diabetes: Study

Vitamin D May Cut Risk of Type 1 Diabetes: Study

November 2, 2001

By Suzanne Rostler

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Infants who receive the recommended daily dose of vitamin D may have a lower risk of developing type 1 diabetes, researchers report.

Short Exercise Bouts as Effective as Long Session

Short Exercise Bouts as Effective as Long Session

October 17, 2001 By Suzanne Rostler

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Individuals who forego exercise for lack of time may need to find a new excuse, results of a new study suggest. According to the report, short bursts of activity are just as effective as one long session when it comes to burning calories, losing weight and improving aerobic fitness.

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Drug-Resistant Bacteria in U.S. Meat Processing Plants

Drug-Resistant Bacteria in U.S. Meat

October 17, 2001 By Amy Norton

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Three new studies add to the growing concern over the human health effects of routinely giving antibiotics to animals destined to enter the food supply.

Two of the studies uncovered significant amounts of drug-resistant bacteria in chicken and meat taken from US supermarket shelves.

Acupressure, Acustimulation Ease Morning Sickness

Acupressure, Acustimulation Ease Morning Sickness

October 18, 2001 By Suzanne Rostler

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Pregnant women who suffer from nausea and vomiting may find relief through the traditional Chinese technique of acupressure, or a modern variation on the technique in which electrical stimulation is delivered to the pressure point.

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Fat Cells Communicate with Nerve Cells

Fat Cells Communicate with Nerve Cells

Thursday, October 18, 2001

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Researchers have discovered that fat cells have the ability to communicate with nerve cells outside the brain and may have more control over their own destiny than previously thought.

In the study, the researchers grew fat cells and nerve cells in the same container separated by a thin membrane.

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