Health Tip: Why Eat Lean Meats?
(HealthDay News) -- Meats are good source of complete protein,
the University of Michigan Health System says. But eating meats
loaded with fat can negate any of the nutritional benefits.
Device Offers Hope for Battery-Free Pacemakers
SUNDAY, Nov. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Implantable pacemakers have
been around for more than 50 years, but they've always had one
drawback: batteries that need to be replaced. Now, there are early
signs that a device that gains power from the patient's own
heartbeat might change all that.
Gut Bacteria Often Similar in Humans, Chimps: Study
TUESDAY, Nov. 13 (HealthDay News) -- Humans and chimpanzees have
much in common, biologically speaking, and that may now include
certain communities -- or ecosystems -- of gut bacteria, a new
U.S. Preterm Birth Rate Continues to Drop: Report
TUESDAY, Nov. 13 (HealthDay News) -- For the fifth year in a
row, the preterm birth rate in the United States has dropped. The
2011 rate was the lowest in 10 years, the March of Dimes reported
Gruesome Cigarette Pack Images Sway Smokers, Study Finds
TUESDAY, Nov. 13 (HealthDay News) -- Cigarette packs featuring
images of cadavers, a field of weathered tombstones or
yellow-toothed, cancer-riddled mouths may indeed convince smokers
to quit, a new study suggests, and those kinds of pictures may have
a particularly strong impact on less-educated smokers who are less
informed about health.