New Guidelines for Urinary Incontinence Screenings

MONDAY, Aug. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — New guidelines now recommend yearly urinary incontinence screening for all women. But some experts say such screening needs to be introduced with caution. Urinary incontinence (loss of bladder control) affects about 51 percent of women and can harm their physical, functional and social well-being, according to the American…

Lack of Exercise Can Boost Cancer Risk

MONDAY, Aug. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Few Americans know that inactivity can increase the risk of colon, breast and other types of cancer, a new study finds. An analysis of survey responses from 351 people revealed that while many knew a sedentary lifestyle increased their risk of heart disease (63.5 percent) and metabolic problems…

Can Eating Crickets Boost Your Health?

MONDAY, Aug. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Jiminy Cricket! New research suggests that saving room on your plate for some crunchy, chirpy protein might be good for your health. Specifically, eating crickets may help improve the natural bacteria in your gut (microbiome) and reduce inflammation in your body. In a small pilot trial, the study…