Health News Today You Should Know

Looking for the current health articles to read, but don’t have the time to read all the articles written in your health magazine? Then you might find the following health articles overview interesting;

Current Health Articles:

H1N1 Flue Deemed Non-Sensational!

The seriousness of H1N1 Swine Flue wrapped the world in great terror during its debut outbreak. Today, health officials say that the outbreak of Swine Flu is not really considered as that devastating. The pandemic H1N1, personified by the media, was nothing more serious than previous seasonal flu viruses; this is also according to one research group who made an independent census on flu.

Men More Likely to Suffer Memory Loss

According to a recent research, men are found to be much more susceptible to memory loss and mental impairments than women. The new research points out how gender greatly affects the mind and why it is less likely to be experience by women. This is because the male group have higher tendency to develop Mild Cognitive Impairment which can sometimes trigger Alzheimer’s disease. People who suffer from MCI also notice problems related to analytical ability and memory.

Cheaper Treatment for HIV-infected Kids

Because of the pronounced costliness of HIV treatment, the options for HIV-infected children have become limited for the past decade. But thanks to the establishment of a new U.S National Institutes. Their funded study revealed a possible and cheaper means in treating children infected with HIV. Their discovery also includes the practical use of Nevirapine as an HIV drug in the treatment. Nevirapine is the most frequently turned to HIV drug that helps reduce the risk of HIV transmission to newborn babies.

Hair Hormone Reveal Causing Heart Risk

Because there was no direct evidence that would link a chronic stress to heart attack, many researchers viewed it that way. Today, a recent study had revealed that an increased level of stress hormone called cortisol in the shaft of the hair can stimulate and improve the risk of heart attack. In this study, it was also discovered that cortisol level is a more important heart attack predictor than high blood, high cholesterol and smoking combined.