Monthly Health E-News August 2013

August 2013

NCH publishes monthly newsletters covering several health topics that may be of interest to you. Please click on a newsletter below:
  Men's Health News

Low T? Know the Risks of Testosterone Treatment
Hormones hold a lot of sway in the human body. And not just in women.Read More
 Women's Health News

Mothers-To-Be Need to Be Smart About Medicine
A mother and her unborn child share a vital bond. The fetus absorbs nutrients from its mother. Read More
Heart Care News

Anger May Up the Ante for a Heart Attack
Anger is a powerful emotion. From a subdued simmer to an explosive tempest, it can stress the body. Past research has linked anger with heart disease. And now, a recent study suggests outbursts of ire may actually trigger a heart attack.Read More
Breast Health News

Expanding the Screening Arsenal for Breast Cancer
Until a cure is found, early detection remains the soundest strategy we have against breast cancer. The best tool at hand is mammography. It saves women's lives.   Read More
Diabetes Health News

Diabetes May Be Worse for Women
Between men and women, diabetes doesn't always play fair. Both sexes are just as likely to develop the disease. Read More
For Your Child News

Deciphering Autism's Origins
More parents and doctors are on the alert for autism spectrum disorder (ASD )-often simply called autism. They know its symptoms: social problems, communication troubles, and repetitive behavior.Read More
Mind & Body News

Solving the Riddle of Rheumatoid Arthritis
The final frontier-it isn't necessarily space. A lot closer to home, the human body holds just as much mystery. Consider rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Read More


Focus on Health

Too Few Adults Up-to-Date on Vaccines
Vaccines are small shots of big importance. They've helped knock down serious diseases, such as chickenpox, whooping cough, and measles.  Read More