Web Toolbar by Wibiya
Login | Sign Up AnonymousUser
twiter
New to Comunitee?


or Sign Up with Email

Health

>> THE RISK Latest News

2 HOURS AGO - Shape

A Must Read - Share

The Real Risk of Heart Attack During Endurance Exercise

Thinkstock For as many stories as there are touting the benefits of running, occasionally we come across one that says the opposite, such as the recent news of how two seemingly fit 30-something male runners passed away during the Rock 'n' Roll half marathon in Raleigh, NC, last weekend.Race officials have not released the official cause of death, but Umesh Gidwani, M.D., ...

Tags: The Real Risk of Heart Attack During Endurance Exercise,  The Risk Latest News

2 HOURS AGO - Shape

A Must Read - Share

Ask the Diet Doctor: Alcohol and Immunity

Thinkstock Q: How does drinking alcohol impact my immune system?A: Your immune system works to protect your body via two primary mechanisms, both of which can be affected by alcohol. The first mechanism is an immediate response, which uses an inflammatory approach to essentially "nuke" unwanted intruders. When your body senses a foreign bacteria or pathogen, it mobilizes immune cells called ...

Tags: Ask the Diet Doctor: Alcohol and Immunity,  The Risk Latest News

5 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

A Must Read - Share

Mothers' weight tied to stillbirth, infant death risks

By Andrew M. Seaman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who are carrying extra weight before pregnancy or early in gestation are at heightened risk of having their infants die shortly before or after birth, according to a new analysis of past research. The risk was greatest among the most obese women, the authors write in The Journal of the ...

Tags: Mothers' weight tied to stillbirth, infant death risks,  The Risk Latest News

5 HOURS AGO - Health Canal

A Must Read - Share

University of Minnesota research update: Teen pregnancy prevention program sees long-term results

University of Minnesota-led research has found an 18-month long program aimed at reducing risk for teen pregnancy continues to increase contraceptive use thereby reducing risk for teen pregnancy at the 30-month assessment mark, one year after participants completed the program.

Tags: University of Minnesota research update: Teen pregnancy prevention program sees long-term results,  The Risk Latest News

5 HOURS AGO - Washington Times

A Must Read - Share

More former players sue NHL regarding concussions

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Another group of former NHL players has filed a federal class action lawsuit alleging that the league has downplayed the risk of head injuries, while at the same time promoting fighting and violence in the game. The lawsuit was filed in Minneapolis on Tuesday. Retired ...

Tags: More former players sue NHL regarding concussions,  The Risk Latest News