There's Been A Lot Of Talk About Measles, But What About German Measles?When you get the MMR Vaccine -- that will protect against measles, mumps and rubella. The Rubella part is German measles.
Study Shows Eating Avocados May Lower Bad CholesterolAccording to the study, people who ate avocados had excellent results not only at lowering LDL but also at taking advantage of the fact avocado has a great deal of fiber.
Study: Aspirin Can Help Treat And Prevent CancerWe know that aspirin is very effective in helping fight cardiovascular disease, but according to a new report in the journal The Lancet, aspirin can also be used to help prevent and treat cancer.
Cancer Cases On The Decline In America
Report: Most Medical Students Don't Know When Hand Washing Is NecessaryOnly 33 percent -- a third of the students -- correctly identified the five situations that require hand hygiene.
Study: Flu Shots Are Only About 59% Effective In AdultsIf you’re somebody who likes medicine to be perfect, you are not going to be happy by a report in the journal The Lancet. The report looked at flu vaccine and finds it's only about 59-percent effective in adults who receive it.
Study: Pre-Hypertension Significantly Increases Risk Of StrokeAccording to the report, if the top blood pressure number, the systolic number, is in the range of 120 to 129 the risk of stroke increases by 22-percent. When that number climbs to 130-139, the risk increases to 79-percent.