Healthline Arrived - Healthline Arrived en-us Copyright (c) 2017 Healthline, All rights reserved. en-us Copyright (c) 2017 Healthline, All rights reserved. Healthline Arrived - Why Do People Subject Themselves to ‘Worm Therapy’ Treatments? - <img src="" /><p>Some clinical trials have had disappointing results, but some people with diseases are willing to try to parasitic worms as an alternative treatment.</p> Sun, 20 Aug 2017 13:00:00 GMT Heather Cruickshank 2017-08-20T13:00:00Z Will Gene Editing Allow Us to Rid the World of Diseases? - <img src="" /><p>Scientists recently used a gene-editing tool to fix a mutation in a human embryo. Around the world, researchers are chasing cures for other genetic diseases.</p> Sat, 19 Aug 2017 13:00:00 GMT Shawn Radcliffe 2017-08-19T13:00:00Z Does Jiftip Male Birth Control Product Really Work? - <img src="" /><p>The Jiftip company says its product makes sex pleasurable again for men. Experts, however, tell Healthline the adhesive device doesn’t prevent pregnancy or disease.</p> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 21:00:00 GMT Gigen Mammoser 2017-08-18T21:00:00Z Nanotechnology May Be Used to Heal Wounds, Repair Organs - <img src="" /><p>Researchers in Ohio are using skin cells and small chips to develop treatments that can repair damage from wounds, stroke, and organ failure.</p> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 19:00:00 GMT Matt Schneiderman 2017-08-18T19:00:00Z Working at ‘Breastaurants’ Can Cause Mental Health Issues, Experts Say - <img src="" /><p>A new study examines the mental health and self-esteem problems suffered by women who work at places such as Hooters and the Tilted Kilt.</p> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:00:00 GMT David Mills 2017-08-18T13:00:00Z How Climate Change Could Already Be Affecting Your Health - <img src="" /><p>Small changes to the climate can have wide-ranging effects on public health from asthma to heart problems to mosquito-borne diseases.</p> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 22:00:00 GMT Gillian Mohney 2017-08-17T22:00:00Z Why More Women Should Check Yelp Before Giving Birth - <img src="" /><p>To save time and money, some hospitals are turning to C-sections instead of natural births. Here's why that's risky for mothers and how Yelp can help.</p> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 21:00:00 GMT Whitney Akers 2017-08-17T21:00:00Z Guns Are Causing High Suicide Rate in Rural Areas, Researchers Say - <img src="" /><p>A study in Maryland shows rural areas have a 35 percent higher suicide rate than urban regions. Researchers say firearms are the primary reason.</p> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 20:00:00 GMT Gigen Mammoser 2017-08-17T20:00:00Z Progress Reported on Monthly HIV Shot - <img src="" /><p>A new clinical trial reveals promising results on a monthly HIV shot that could someday replace the current daily regimen of pills.</p> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:00:00 GMT Elizabeth Pratt 2017-08-17T18:00:00Z Fight Continues This Summer to Lower Prescription Drug Prices - <img src="" /><p>Senator Bernie Sanders is backing two pieces of legislation that would introduce price controls and allow drug imports from Canada.</p> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT David Mills 2017-08-16T23:00:00Z Can Your DNA Determine the Best Diet for You? - <img src="" /><p>Nutrigenomix offers dietary guidance based on saliva-based DNA tests. Some experts say you can’t decide which food is best from information in a DNA test.</p> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 20:00:00 GMT Kimberly Holland 2017-08-16T20:00:00Z Some Vaccination Opponents Now Refusing to Inoculate Their Pets - <img src="" /><p>Anti-vaccination pet owners worry about side effects, but experts say the vaccines are safe and have kept diseases such as rabies to a minimum.</p> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 19:00:00 GMT Gigen Mammoser 2017-08-16T19:00:00Z Can a Computer Recognize Signs of Depression from Social Media Photos? - <img src="" /><p>Researchers used photos to find signs of depression on social media posts. However, there are concerns about privacy rights and treatment recommendations.</p> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 19:00:00 GMT Gillian Mohney 2017-08-16T19:00:00Z Scientists Focus on Gut Flora for Future Treatments of Autoimmune Diseases - <img src="" /><p>Volunteers are being sought for a major study to help determine how the gut microbiome can be used to treat multiple sclerosis, lupus, and other diseases.</p> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 13:00:00 GMT Linda Hagen-Miller 2017-08-16T13:00:00Z Do ‘Food Deserts’ Prompt Weight Gain in Neighborhoods? - <img src="" /><p>One new study says the lack of grocery stores in an area doesn’t have an impact on obesity. However, other researchers say there is a connection.</p> Tue, 15 Aug 2017 21:00:00 GMT Elizabeth Pratt 2017-08-15T21:00:00Z A ‘National Emergency’ Declaration on Opioid Epidemic Might Actually Work - <img src="" /><p>A national opioid commission called on President Trump to declare the opioid crisis a national emergency. Here’s what that might look like.</p> Tue, 15 Aug 2017 19:00:00 GMT Shawn Radcliffe 2017-08-15T19:00:00Z Diabetes Drug May Be Used as a Treatment for Parkinson’s Disease - <img src="" /><p>Exenatide has worked well for people with diabetes. Now, researchers want to see how good a treatment it can be for people with Parkinson's disease.</p> Tue, 15 Aug 2017 18:00:00 GMT Dan Gray 2017-08-15T18:00:00Z How You Can Lose Your Hearing During a ‘Sonic Attack’ - <img src="" /><p>Damage can be done without pain or noticeable symptoms in this type of attack that was reportedly used against U.S. diplomats in Cuba.</p> Tue, 15 Aug 2017 17:00:00 GMT Gillian Mohney 2017-08-15T17:00:00Z Patients Resorting to ‘Worm Therapy’ to Treat Autoimmune Diseases - <img src="" /><p>Ingesting worms to treat diseases like multiple sclerosis isn't sanctioned by the FDA, but some researchers and patients say it's a legitimate treatment.</p> Mon, 14 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Constance Gustke 2017-08-14T23:00:00Z Is Marijuana the Answer to the Opioid Epidemic? - <img src="" /><p>Researchers say cannabinoids will be used instead of opioids to treat chronic pain someday. However, we aren’t there yet.</p> Mon, 14 Aug 2017 21:00:00 GMT Temma Ehrenfeld 2017-08-14T21:00:00Z Rhode Island Pharmacists Offering Quicker, Cheaper Treatment for Lyme Disease - <img src="" /><p>Pharmacists team up with a university for a program allowing pharmacists to deliver a single dose of doxycycline to people who think they may have Lyme disease.</p> Mon, 14 Aug 2017 20:00:00 GMT Bob Curley 2017-08-14T20:00:00Z Why Have Arthritis Rates Doubled Since World War II? - <img src="" /><p>Extended life expectancy and obesity rates don't explain the rise of arthritic knees. Scientists are trying to unravel the mystery.</p> Mon, 14 Aug 2017 18:00:00 GMT Gillian Mohney 2017-08-14T18:00:00Z How the Trump Administration Is Sabotaging Obamacare - <img src="" /><p>Experts say there are many ways for the White House to make the Affordable Care Act fail. In fact, the Trump administration is already working on it.</p> Mon, 14 Aug 2017 14:00:00 GMT David Mills 2017-08-14T14:00:00Z How Should ‘Zero Breast Cancer’ Be Treated? - <img src="" /><p>A new clinical trial will compare treatment vs. active surveillance for stage zero breast cancer. Doctors say it’s a lot more complicated than that.</p> Mon, 14 Aug 2017 13:00:00 GMT Ann Pietrangelo 2017-08-14T13:00:00Z The Human Heart May Have a Natural ‘Backup Battery’ - <img src="" /><p>Researchers say they've found a system in the human heart that allows the organ to restart itself. Their discovery could lead to the replacement of pacemakers.</p> Sun, 13 Aug 2017 13:00:00 GMT Roberta Alexander 2017-08-13T13:00:00Z How Exercise Helps People with MS - <img src="" /><p>Researchers are looking at all forms of exercise, from resistance training to yoga, as possible ways to help people with their multiple sclerosis symptoms.</p> Sat, 12 Aug 2017 14:00:00 GMT Caroline Craven 2017-08-12T14:00:00Z Netflix Show ‘Okja’ Takes on GMO Debate - <img src="" /><p>The movie's director says the film's genetically modified pig is close to reality. His film shows the good side and bad side of GMO foods.</p> Fri, 11 Aug 2017 21:00:00 GMT Kimberly Holland 2017-08-11T21:00:00Z Medical Device Used in ‘Star Trek’ Is Now a Reality - <img src="" /><p>A winner has been selected in a contest to re-create the tricorder used by Dr. McCoy on the 'Star Trek.' In a decade, we might see it in hospitals.</p> Fri, 11 Aug 2017 21:00:00 GMT Bob Curley 2017-08-11T21:00:00Z Is Santino Rice’s 111-Day Juice Fast Healthy? - <img src="" /><p>The former 'Project Runway' contestant embarks on an extended juice cleanse. However, experts say these detoxes aren't healthy and aren't necessary.</p> Fri, 11 Aug 2017 18:00:00 GMT Elizabeth Pratt 2017-08-11T18:00:00Z Does Starbucks’ ‘Pink Drink’ Actually Boost Breast Milk Supply? - <img src="" /><p>Some new mothers swear by it, but health experts say there's no truth to the theory that it can help moms who are having trouble breastfeeding.</p> Fri, 11 Aug 2017 18:00:00 GMT Leah Campbell 2017-08-11T18:00:00Z What You’ll Feel Like After Eating the Unhealthiest Restaurant Meals in America - <img src="" /><p>A dietitian breaks down how your body reacts to the most calorie-packed meals at chain restaurants listed in the 'Oscars' of bad restaurant food.</p> Fri, 11 Aug 2017 16:00:00 GMT Whitney Akers 2017-08-11T16:00:00Z The Debate Over ‘Minimal IVF’ - <img src="" /><p>easy eat handers of minimal in vitro fertilization say it’s a gentler, less expensive option. Critics say it produces fewer embryos and requires more treatment cycles.</p> Thu, 10 Aug 2017 22:00:00 GMT Heather Cruickshank 2017-08-10T22:00:00Z Nearly 1 in 6 Working Americans Are in Pain Nearly Every Day - <img src="" /><p>A CDC study found 15 percent of the US workforce is grappling with long-term pain. Here are some ways to deal with it without taking opioids.</p> Thu, 10 Aug 2017 21:00:00 GMT Gillian Mohney 2017-08-10T21:00:00Z Certain Jobs Carry Higher Risk for Rheumatoid Arthritis - <img src="" /><p>Researchers have identified workplaces where employees are more likely to develop RA. Airborne substances may be the culprit.</p> Thu, 10 Aug 2017 19:00:00 GMT Gigen Mammoser 2017-08-10T19:00:00Z Bronchiectasis Patients May Carry Antibody That Predicts Rheumatoid Arthritis - <img src="" /><p>In a new study, researchers find the antibody that can predict RA in some people. What this means for future research.</p> Thu, 10 Aug 2017 13:00:00 GMT Ashley Boynes-Shuck 2017-08-10T13:00:00Z Don’t Bother to Clean Your Sponges to Get Rid of Bacteria - <img src="" /><p>Researchers found high levels of bacteria even in “cleaned” sponges. Here are some tips on how to keep your kitchen clean without spreading bacteria.</p> Wed, 09 Aug 2017 21:00:00 GMT Gillian Mohney 2017-08-09T21:00:00Z Study on Marijuana and Heart Health Stirs Debate - <img src="" /><p>Researchers say long-term marijuana use can increase the risk of hypertension, but cannabis advocates say this particular study is faulty.</p> Wed, 09 Aug 2017 21:00:00 GMT Gigen Mammoser 2017-08-09T21:00:00Z Researchers Want to Know Why Anti-Opioid Drug Is Being Underused - <img src="" /><p>Barriers still exist in getting primary care physicians to treat patients with opioid addiction during office visits.</p> Wed, 09 Aug 2017 20:00:00 GMT Shawn Radcliffe 2017-08-09T20:00:00Z 23andMe Launches Large Study on Depression, Bipolar Disorder - <img src="" /><p>The high-tech company is recruiting 25,000 people to participate in research designed to unravel some of the mysteries of these mental health conditions.</p> Wed, 09 Aug 2017 17:00:00 GMT Jim Pietrangelo 2017-08-09T17:00:00Z Not All Mediterranean Diets Are Created Equal - <img src="" /><p>Researchers put volunteers with both higher and lower incomes on a Mediterranean diet, but only the participants with higher incomes showed health benefits.</p> Wed, 09 Aug 2017 13:00:00 GMT Dan Gray 2017-08-09T13:00:00Z Parents of Michigan Infant Looking for a Medical Miracle - <img src="" /><p>A 5-month-old Michigan infant was diagnosed with a fatal disease similar to the UK’s Charlie Gard. His family is desperately seeking experimental treatments.</p> Tue, 08 Aug 2017 22:00:00 GMT Gillian Mohney 2017-08-08T22:00:00Z Early Detection Could Be Key to Effective Alzheimer’s Treatment - <img src="" /><p>Biomarkers and early diagnostic tools may eventually provide doctors with the window they need treat Alzheimer’s before people exhibit symptoms.</p> Tue, 08 Aug 2017 21:00:00 GMT Matthew Berger 2017-08-08T21:00:00Z App Allows You to Call Mental Health Volunteers to Help the Homeless - <img src="" /><p>The Concrn app debuted in San Francisco. Experts see some benefits to the new product but say more needs to be done to make it effective.</p> Tue, 08 Aug 2017 21:00:00 GMT Elizabeth Pratt 2017-08-08T21:00:00Z Can Anybody Be 50 and Look Like They’re 20? - <img src="" /><p>Two young-looking 50-year-olds are a hit on Instagram. Experts say not everyone has the time and money to look this youthful, but there are ways to fight aging.</p> Tue, 08 Aug 2017 20:00:00 GMT Kimberly Holland 2017-08-08T20:00:00Z Concerns Over Children Overdosing on Nutrition Supplements - <img src="" /><p>Poison control centers are getting more calls about dietary supplements. Most of them involve children. Here are some safety tips for parents.</p> Tue, 08 Aug 2017 17:00:00 GMT Gigen Mammoser 2017-08-08T17:00:00Z Autism Is Becoming More ‘Mainstream’ - <img src="" /><p>Businesses pledge to hire more employess with autism, films create more characters on the spectrum as society gains awareness and acceptance of the condition.</p> Tue, 08 Aug 2017 13:00:00 GMT Matthew Berger 2017-08-08T13:00:00Z New Research Renews Hope for Chronic Fatigue Diagnostic Test - <img src="" /><p>Medical experts still struggle to understand the mechanisms behind this painful syndrome. A test involving blood markers may help solve the mystery.</p> Mon, 07 Aug 2017 21:00:00 GMT Gillian Mohney 2017-08-07T21:00:00Z Why Are So Many Job Applicants, Employees Failing Drug Tests? - <img src="" /><p>Some are looking at the opioid epidemic and marijuana legalization, and others are questioning if drug testing invades the rights of workers.</p> Mon, 07 Aug 2017 19:00:00 GMT Gigen Mammoser 2017-08-07T19:00:00Z More Women with Breast Cancer Opting for Nipple-Sparing Mastectomies - <img src="" /><p>Nipple-sparing mastectomies for breast cancer don’t lead to higher rates of recurrence, but they’re not for everybody.</p> Mon, 07 Aug 2017 18:00:00 GMT Ann Pietrangelo 2017-08-07T18:00:00Z What Needs to Be Fixed in Obamacare? - <img src="" /><p>Republicans and Democrats in Congress are talking about bipartisan ways to improve the Affordable Care Act. Here's what some experts think they should do.</p> Mon, 07 Aug 2017 17:00:00 GMT David Mills 2017-08-07T17:00:00Z