Dangerous Foods That Cause Miscarriage In Pregnancy You Need To Avoid

1. Raw Eggs:Eggs are a good source of some important nutrients you need for a healthy pregnancy. However, you should not eat raw or undercooked eggs. Homemade mayonnaise, smoothies, mousses, soufflés, and other recipes that use raw eggs should be shun because they may contain salmonella which is a kind of bacteria that can cause…

Is acetaminophen really safe in pregnancy?

Published By Yella Hewings-Martin PhD With up to 70 percent of pregnant American women reaching for acetaminophen to treat pain, infection, and fever, debate about the drug’s safety is ongoing. New research has brought further risks to light. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) always recommend consulting a doctor prior to using any pain medication during pregnancy. Acetaminophen —…

Influenza In Mom During Pregnancy Linked To Increased Bipolar Risk In Children

INFLUENZA INFLUENCE Earlier studies looked into possible links between bipolar disorder or schizophrenia and prenatal exposure to the influenza virus. However, a big problem with much of the previous research is that it was based on mothers’ memories of their health during pregnancy—memories that typically are decades old (and thus prone to inaccuracy), given that…

Studies Investigate Relationship Between Brain Injury, Child Development

Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) and child development are the subjects of two small studies published in the journal Pediatrics this week.  CNN.com reports on the findings: The first study compared the social, intellectual, and behavioral functions of 53 children who had experienced a traumatic brain injury before the age of three, most of which were the result of falls, with…

Latest News: Greater Needs For Brain Injury Lawyers

Latest News On Brain Injuries Suggests Greater Needs For Brain Injury Lawyers Brain Injury Lawyers who provides legal representation to those who claim to have been injured.After a long period of being relatively unknown and deeply misunderstood, brain injuries are becoming an issue that is being studied more frequently by medical professionals.As more information emerges…

What Living With a Brain Injury Means

Living with a brain injury means a lot of things can change. Conversations change. Relationships change. Your thoughts about yourself may change. Living with a brain injury often involves having to constantly express how difficult it is to function while being expected to keep up with everyday interactions. It’s saying “this is too much for me” in a noisy…

Grieving the Person I Used to Be Before My Traumatic Brain Injury

Flash back to three years ago when my doctors realized I didn’t just sustain a concussion, but a TBI. I remember so clearly the long list of symptoms they said I may experience. These ranged from nausea, loss of thirst, loss of taste, extreme fatigue, headaches, short term memory loss, poor attention/concentration, slow processing, dizziness,…

5 ways to tackle mental health after a heart attack

CVD and depression are a two-way street, capable of inflicting considerable damage on one another. So how do heart patients protect their mental health after a life-threatening event like MI? According to a blog post from the Cleveland Clinic, it’s normal for a person to not feel like themselves after a heart attack or heart disease diagnosis,…

Heart attacks growing more common among people in their 20s and 30s

The proportion of heart attack patients who are 40 or younger has steadily increased over the last decade, according to research set to be presented March 17 at the American College of Cardiology’s scientific sessions in New Orleans. Senior author Ron Blankstein, MD, and colleagues studied 2,097 patients age 50 or younger who were admitted…

Heart risk raised by sitting in front of the TV, not by sitting at work, finds study

Sitting for long periods of time has been linked to increased risk of cardiovascular disease and early death, but a new study suggests that not all types of sitting are equally unhealthy. The study, led by researchers at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, found that leisure-time sitting (while watching TV)—but not sitting…