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9 New Ways to Tone Up with Dumbbells

Never do another bicep curl again<p>Dumbbells are good for way more than just bicep curls and overhead presses. Sure, they help make your arms look amazing, but they can also tone up your <i>entire</i> body. So the next time you want to change things up in your workout, try a few of these moves from the</i> …

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For Better Treatment, Doctors And Patients Share The Decisions

Many of us get confused by claims of how much the risk of a heart attack, for example, might be reduced by taking medicine for it. And doctors can get confused, too.<p>Just ask Karen Sepucha. She runs the Health Decisions Sciences Center at Boston's Massachusetts General Hospital. A few years ago she …

Visionary Leaders Seeking New Solution to the Old Problem of Improving Health of All Americans

Companies all over the country recognize that employees are their most valuable asset, and they know that healthy, happy employees are more engaged and more productive. That is why many organizations invest in programs designed to create an environment focused on the health and wellness of their …

Are Your Sleep Drugs Hurting Your Contraceptives?

Multi-drug interactions are a common occurrence in medicine and can potentially harm the health of patients in a number of ways. Combined hormonal contraception, such as birth control pills, patches, vaginal rings or injections, are often overlooked when it comes to medication lists, but they too …

Beware Risky Sleep Drug Usage in Older Americans, All for a Good Night's Sleep

Before you reach into your medicine drawer tonight, read this. Insomnia is the most common sleep complaint among Americans and affects about 25 percent of the U.S. adult population who report either trouble falling asleep or difficulty staying asleep. [1] It is estimated that 50-70 million …

Keryx drug improves phosphorus, iron in kidney patients: trial | Reuters

(Reuters) - A pivotal trial of Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Inc’s experimental drug Zerenex showed that it improved levels of serum phosphorus and iron in patients on kidney dialysis, according to results published on Thursday.<p>The trial involved 441 patients, according to the Journal of the American …

FDA Approves New Pain Pill Designed To Be Hard to Abuse

The Food and Drug Administration approved on Wednesday a new pain pill that was created to discourage abuse, the Associated Press reports.<p>The new …

Protease inhibitor and NRTIs safe, effective in HIV treatment

After 35 years of rigorous research, there is still no cure for HIV. Current drugs can be used to halt the infection, but fall short of reaching …

Muscular dystrophy drug approval 'recommended' in EU

<b>A drug to treat a particular form of Duchenne muscular dystrophy has been given the green light by the European Medicines Agency and could be available in the UK in six months.</b><p>Translarna is only relevant to patients with a 'nonsense mutation', who make up 10-15% of those affected by Duchenne.<p>The …

Here's What Happens In Your Body When You Yawn (At Least In Theory)

<i>Welcome to Ask Healthy Living -- in which you submit your most burning health questions and we do our best to ask the experts and get back to you. Have a question? Get in touch here and you could appear on Healthy Living!</i><p>"Ask Healthy Living" is for informational purposes only and is not a …

Neuroscientist Miguel Nicolelis Explains How A Human Soul Can Be Measured

How would you define a soul?<p>When it comes to putting its concept in words, it may be difficult to come up with a succinct definition. Is it someone's mannerisms or their natural, human nature or is there a deeper, more complex meaning behind it?<p>While it may be challenging to entirely define it, …

How to Avoid Caregiver Burn Out

<i>By Jan Bruce</i><p>Are you caring for a sick or disabled family member? You're not alone. The numbers of family caregivers are growing every year -- two out of every five adults are caring for a loved one, according to a recent report from the Pew Research Center. With baby boomers swelling the ranks of …

No Forgery Evidence Seen in "Gospel of Jesus's Wife" Papyrus

Scientists find no evidence of fakery in an ancient papyrus scrap saying that Jesus had a wife.<p>Did Jesus have a wife? A controversial papyrus scrap making that suggestion dates to the eighth century A.D., assert a series of just-released scientific reports, which may point to earlier Christian …