Health

Energy drinks can negatively impact health of youth

Over half of Canadian youth and young adults who have consumed energy drinks have experienced negative health effects as a result, according to a study from the University of Waterloo.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Headaches and the heat—what really is causing the pain?

While the summer heat may be a pain, does it actually cause headaches? A Baylor College of Medicine expert says headaches that seem to be caused by the heat might actually be due to dehydration.

Medical research

Discovery may help prevent chemotherapy-induced anemia

Cancer chemotherapy can cause peripheral neuropathy—nerve damage often resulting in pain and muscle weakness in the arms and legs. Now, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have discovered ...

Pediatrics

Energy drinks pose risks to teens, study finds

(HealthDay)—A new report warns that popular energy drinks such as Red Bull and Rockstar pose potential hazards to teens, especially when mixed with alcohol.

Cardiology

Genes provide clues to gender disparity in human hearts

Healthy men and women show little difference in their hearts, except for small electrocardiographic disparities. But new genetic differences found by Washington University in St. Louis researchers in hearts with disease could ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Faster, better diagnosis for patients with heart rhythm disorders

Patients with heart rhythm disorders can look forward to better and faster diagnosis and treatment thanks to the latest generation of electrophysiology equipment used this week for the first time in North America at the Peter ...

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