Here are the top read news for #health:
How This Common Drug Can Have Lasting Effects on Kids:
Antibiotics are prescribed for a range of childhood ailments, from ear to throat infections. But the drugs may be changing kids’ health in potentially unwelcome ways. Read more
Avoid dangerous over-hydration this summer:
As summer sports and outdoor activities heat up, researchers at Loyola University Medical Center want to shed light on an overlooked and potentially life-threatening condition: hyponatremia, or excessive water consumption. Read more
Citrus consumption and skin cancer: How real is the link?
A large study published Monday that looked at the dietary patterns of more than 100,000 Americans discovered an unexpected link between high consumption of citrus – specifically whole grapefruit and orange juice — and risk of melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer. Read more
Sugary Drinks May Kill 184,000 People Each Year, Says Study:
Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages like soda and energy drinks may be linked to as many as 184,000 adult deaths each year worldwide, according to research published today in the journal Circulation. Read more
The riddle of Celiac disease solved?
The cause of celiac disease has been found, researchers claim. Experts estimate that 1% of people have celiac disease. This is a partly hereditary disease that may place considerable strain on patients and their families. Read more