Menopause Before 40 Increases Risk of Broken Bones

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Women who experience menopause before 40 increase their risk for broken bones, despite traditional and preventive treatments. FRIDAY, Nov. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Women who undergo menopause before age 40 are more likely to get broken bones, and a new study suggests calcium and vitamin D supplements won’t eliminate the extra risk. Researchers were …

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Soda Intake Could Cause Pre-diabetes

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A daily can of soda could lead to pre-diabetes, however, diet sodas do not appear to have the same effect. THURSDAY, Nov. 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Drinking a can of sugary soda every day can dramatically heighten a person’s risk of developing prediabetes, a “warning sign” condition that precedes full-blown type 2 diabetes, a …

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FREE Health Events in Miami-Dade, Broward, & Palm Beach – Wednesday, November 9, 2016

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Looking for FREE Health Events in Miami-Dade, Broward, & Palm Beach?  HTN Magazine, gives you the latest free health events where you can experience a lifestyle of health and wellness without breaking the bank. MIAMI-DADE: Synergy Meditation Time:  8:00am-8:45am Location: Synergy Workspaces – 2 South Biscayne Boulevard #3200, One Biscayne Tower – Miami, FL 33131 Description: Free guided …

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Parents Miss Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Children

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Researchers find that parents should notice signs of PTSD include nightmares and feeling unsafe. TUESDAY, Nov. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Parents often fail to recognize post-traumatic stress syndrome (PTSD) in young children, a new British study says. “When people talk about PTSD they often think about soldiers returning from war zones. But children who …

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Dementia Diagnosis Improved by Brain Scans

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Study shows that people with Lewy body dementia generally don’t lose volume in the hippocampus. TUESDAY, Nov. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Tens of millions of people worldwide suffer from memory loss and mental impairment due to dementia. While there’s no cure, medication may temporarily improve some symptoms. Proper treatment, however, depends on identifying the …

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Schools Vaccine Requirements Affect HPV Shot Rates

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When schools mandate routine vaccines, there may be ‘spillover’ effect, which creates higher HPV vaccination rates. TUESDAY, Nov. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Schools that require routine vaccines as a condition of attendance have higher rates of vaccination, including higher rates of immunization for the human papillomavirus (HPV), a new study finds. The HPV vaccine …

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Stop Spreading Colds & Flus 101

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Help to stop the spread of colds and flus by staying home when you’re sick. MONDAY, Nov. 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) — It’s easy to spread germs that cause colds, flu and other serious illnesses, including whooping cough and severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). That’s why you need to protect yourself and take steps to …

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FREE Health Events in Miami-Dade, Broward, & Palm Beach – Friday, November 4, 2016

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Looking for FREE Health Events in Miami-Dade, Broward, & Palm Beach?  HTN Magazine, gives you the latest free health events where you can experience a lifestyle of health and wellness without breaking the bank.   MIAMI-DADE:   Write Brain: a Master’s Class with David J. Schroeder Time:  4:00pm-5:00pm Location:   Miami Animation & Gaming International Complex – 300 …

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Baby Powder May or May not Cause Ovarian Cancer

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Leading cancer and women’s health groups says that baby powder most likely will not cause ovarian cancer. FRIDAY, Nov. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) — A spate of multimillion-dollar jury verdicts against consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson is shining a light on a long-simmering scientific question: Can baby powder cause ovarian cancer? A jury in …

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Weight-Loss Surgery has Heart Benefits

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Study finds that a woman’s body may respond differently than men after weight-loss surgery. FRIDAY, Nov. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) — After weight-loss surgery, women may have a lower risk of heart disease than men, a new study suggests. The study included nearly 2,000 patients whose risk for heart disease was assessed in the decade …

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