The Cold Truth About Cold Cuts

THURSDAY, Sept. 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) — They may seem like an easy solution for lunch, but pre-packaged sliced meat and processed deli counter options aren’t just short on nutrition, they also pose health risks, health experts say. If you often rely on them, it’s time to reconsider what you put between your sandwich bread…

Brain Disconnects Spotted in Parkinson’s Patients With Visual Hallucinations

THURSDAY, Sept. 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Researchers say they’ve discovered a possible explanation for visual hallucinations in people with Parkinson’s disease. The researchers conducted brain scans on 15 patients with visual hallucinations, 40 patients without visual hallucinations, and a control group of 15 people without Parkinson’s disease. In all of the Parkinson’s disease patients,…

Can Babies Help Heart Patients?

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Instead of throwing away the umbilical cord after birth, new research suggests using this medical waste to potentially improve the lives of people with heart failure. With parental permission, doctors used umbilical cords to harvest stem cells that were then injected into people with heart failure. People who…