Monthly Health E-News May 2011

May 2011

NCH publishes monthly newsletters covering several health topics that may be of interest to you. Please click on a newsletter below:
Breast Health News
This month's featured topic: Aggressive Breast Cancer May Be Triggered by Obesity
Obesity in menopause boosts a woman's risk for a type of breast cancer tied to the hormone estrogen. Those excess pounds may also increase the risk for an aggressive breast cancer that's not influenced by hormones.
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Diabetes Health News
This month's featured topic: Is Tight Blood Sugar Control Risky?
Blood sugar control - that's the mantra of a person with diabetes. Keeping blood sugar under control helps prevent complications ranging from kidney failure to blindness. But for people with diabetes and heart disease, slightly less control may be better. 
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For Your Child News
This month's featured topic: Youngsters Taking Longer to Outgrow Milk Allergy
If your child is allergic to milk, he or she will likely outgrow that allergy - but it may take longer than you think.
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Heart Care News
This month's featured topic: AHA Issues New Guidelines on Blood Clots
The American Heart Association (AHA) has new guidelines for treating life-threatening blood clots that result from a condition called deep vein thrombosis (DVT).
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Men's Health News
This month's featured topic: More Men Are Turning to Plastic Surgery
The plastic surgeon's office isn't just for women anymore. Although women still make up the majority of patients, many men are also seeking a younger look.
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Mind & Body News
This month's featured topic: Have Dog, Will Walk - Or Should
Dog owners are more likely to meet the minimum federal exercise goals each week than people who don't have a dog.
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Women's Health News
This month's featured topic: Medical Devices Need Better Testing in Women
The FDA is approving heart valves, pacemakers, stents, and other heart-related devices without adequately testing them on women, a new study says.
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