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Find the latest health news reported by eMaxHealth reporters and keep up with the latest studies and findings about healthcare. Everyday eMaxHealth reporters scan the latest health findings on cancer treatments, diets, mental health, diabetes, autism, health insurance, spiritual health, men's and women's health and report them so our readers may know about the latest treatments and findings on different diseases and conditions. Some of them are breaking health stories and eMaxHealth strives to provide trustworthy health news where all the sources of studies are revealed and linked and various views and voices are provided and heard. Find personal wellness tips as well as the latest news on healthcare advancements and research by reading eMaxHealth's Current Health News section.

Fibromyalgia study focuses on brain stimulation to fight pain

Fibromyalgia

A study currently being done at the University of Cincinnati is focusing on the connection between brain stimulation and pain. Researchers hope the Reduced Impedance Noninvasive Cortical Electrostimulation (RINCE) therapy will produce positive results for fibromyalgia patients. The research trial is part of a bigger project to discover if brain stimulation can be a useful treatment plan for fibromyalgia.

Celiac disease connected to bone fractures

Celiac Disease

A new study has found a connection between celiac disease and bone fractures. People who have the disorder are two times more likely to suffer a broken bone, and researchers believe they may understand why the numbers are higher. Malabsorption is a serious issue that is prevalent with this condition and appears to play a role in bone fractures

High-Protein Snack Recommendations for Weight Loss

High-Protein Snack for weight loss

Studies show that the amount of snaking a person does in one day typically equals a fourth daily meal when it comes to calories consumed. While a snack is usually allowed in most diet plans to stave off that mid-afternoon hunger pain, you have to be snack-smart to make the most of that tiny meal. Here are 7 high-protein snack recommendations recently reported on ABC News that can help you toward weight loss.

Gluten-free gravy shopping and cooking tips for celiac disease

Gluten-free cooking

Gravy is an essential part of Thanksgiving, but people with celiac disease and gluten sensitivities usually cannot use the traditional recipes because they have wheat or another source of the protein. However, there are many gluten-free alternatives available today, so you can still enjoy gravy at a feast. From packaged mixes to easy recipes, you can find a variety of options.

Autistic boy found in critical condition: Family reveals Peyton Blodgett’s status

Autistic child found

An autistic boy who disappeared in Baker County was found in the woods, but he is in critical condition. The family of Peyton Blodgett shares the 8-year-old was included in a Florida Missing Child Alert, and an estimated 300 people searched for him. However, his health remains an issue, so he has not been released from a hospital.

Gluten-free pet food mislabeling creates concerns

Gluten-free pet food

Gluten is not an issue limited to the human population, and pets can also be allergic to this protein. A recent study from Chapman University has discovered problems with labels on common pet food brands, and previous research has indicated that gluten is sometimes present in products labeled as gluten-free. This has created new concerns for pet owners who worry about the food they are purchasing.

Therapy dog helps college students connect with mental health professionals

Sopie the therapy dog: Credit Newswise

A new report highlights the role of therapy animals for helping college students combat loneliness and depression that is common. Lack of funding and shortage of mental health workers make it necessary to find new ways to help college students adjust. A new study finds having a therapy dog available helped college students connect with their therapist.

Green Coffee Bean Scandal Follows Senate Criticism of Dr. Oz

Dr. Oz about Green Coffee Bean

The latest news about the Green Coffee Bean extract used in numerous weight loss supplements is that the authors of the study who previously reported that Green Coffee Bean extract results in weight loss, have now agreed to a retraction of its publication following a Federal Trade Commission finding, and senate criticism of Dr. Oz and his promotion of miracle weight loss cures.

Animals Trust ONLUS on a mission to save dogs in China

Nobody Touch the Dog campaign launched by Animal Trust

Animals Trust ONLUS is on a mission that spans the globe. They are a dedicated group of caring individuals who partnered in 2013. Founder, Sergio Barbesta and other two partners formed the group to provide an international voice for animals that could help stop abuse and neglect and help preserve our natural environment through petition, education, volunteerism, activism and networking. Their newest mission is to help dogs in China.

‘Blue Man Group’ changes show for people with autism

Blue Man and Autism

The Blue Man Group has made special changes to its show, so people with autism can enjoy it. They will be at the Briar Street Theatre in Chicago, and families with autistic loved ones are encouraged to attend. After watching the recent success of the “Lion King” making adjustments to accommodate people with autism, the Blue Man Group is using the same idea.

Bell & Evans gluten-free breaded chicken recalled: High risk bacterial contamination

Gluten-free breaded chicken

Murry’s Inc. has recalled two types of Bell & Evans gluten-free chicken products because of possible bacterial contamination. Bell & Evans Gluten Free Breaded Chicken Breast Nuggets and Bell & Evans Gluten Free Breaded Chicken Breast are part of the recall and may have Staphylococcus aureus. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has released an alert labeled as high risk.

Celgene drug a first of it's kind for Crohn's disease that could replace infusions

A new way to treat Crohn's disease with oral medication in the pipeline

A new drug is in the pipeline for Crohn's disease treatment that is expected to move to a third clinical trial in the near future. The drug, known as GED-0301 or Mongersen is an antisense medication taken orally that has been well tolerated and induced remission in sixty-five percent of Crohn's disease patients studied. The medication could replace injections for treating IBD.

FDA cautions public about fake decorative contact lenses

Decorative contact lenses can be a fun way to change your look without a long-term commitment, but the FDA has issued a new warning about fake lenses on the market. There are beautiful lenses available from multiple brands that are safe. However, the fake contact lenses must be avoided because of potential eye problems.

Gluten-free pasta made from vegetables offers unique alternative: Celiac disease news

Gluten Free Pasta

The last zucchini you gathered from the garden does not have to rot at the bottom of the refrigerator because it can be turned into delicious gluten-free pasta. People with celiac disease and gluten sensitivities often rely on packaged pasta from stores which is made from rice, corn or other ingredients. However, there is a healthier alternative that can be created within minutes in the kitchen

The New Nordic Diet Scientifically Proven Best Diet for Healthy Weight Loss

Nordic Diet

According to recent dieting information from Prevention magazine, scientists are focusing more on hard facts like blood biomarkers and less on surveys when it comes to evaluating the best diet for healthy weight loss. As such, the latest winner is the New Nordic Diet that they say is more powerful toward triggering weight loss and fighting heart disease that the popular Mediterranean Diet.

Idaho Center for Autism shuts down: Is insurance to blame?

Autism Center

The Idaho Center for Autism has announced it is shutting down and will not be able to continue to provide services in the future. The director Stephanie Spencer states problems continued to accumulate over the course of several years, and the center was no longer sustainable. Families are left with many questions in addition to the issue of finding another organization to help their loved ones.

New gluten-free products from McCormick and Krusteaz: Celiac disease news

Several brands have released new gluten-free products that may interest people who have celiac disease or gluten sensitivities. McCormick and Krusteaz have introduced items that they claim taste delicious and will make people forget they are eating food without gluten. Both brands state the new products will be available at most grocery stores and retailers soon.

Joan Lunden turns to gluten-free Paleo diet during cancer battle

Joan Lunden turns to gluten-free Paleo diet

Joan Lunden has changed her diet as she battles breast cancer and believes it is an important part of stopping the disease. The former host of “Good Morning America” has switched to a gluten-free Paleo diet that also eliminates dairy and sugar. She believes her bad eating habits in the past may have contributed to her cancer.

Bone marrow transplant a potential cure for Crohn's disease

Crohn's disease

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research investigators are currently enrolling patients in a clinical trial that could potentially lead to a cure for moderate to severe Crohn's disease that has failed other therapies including surgery. The treatment wipes out the patient's immune system and then builds a new one to quell inflammation in the intestines.

Oz Nutritionist Explains the Real Women's Guide to Weight Loss

Dr. Oz guide to weight loss

Do you ever get the impression that all of those weight loss ads that showcase thin, attractive, athletic women just doesn’t seem like they are the same women that the ads claim to be focused on? In other words, are they the typical “real women” who have to juggle work, family, and home, but still be able to find time for themselves?! According to one Dr. Oz guest nutritionist who is speaking up for “Real Women,” you too can lose weight with her real women’s guide for weight loss.

Millionaire mom who killed autistic son questions his diagnosis

Gigi Jordan, who is better known as the millionaire mom killer, is questioning her son’s autism diagnosis. She believes he was abused by his father, and her lawyers are presenting videos of Jude Michael Mirra to show he was socially active and could interact with others. Jordan faces charges of murder after killing her 8-year-old boy with prescription drugs.

Chippy brand chips recalled due to gluten: Celiac disease news

Two versions of Chippy brand chips are being recalled due to undeclared gluten and wheat in the packages. People who have celiac disease or are sensitive to gluten are being asked to throw away their bags or return them for a refund. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has labeled this as a Class 1 recall and is asking consumers not to eat these products if they have allergies to the undeclared ingredients.

Anatomy of a Superfood Shake to Build Your Perfect Body

superfood for weight loss

Bodybuilding isn’t just for competitive bodybuilders - it’s something you can and should do to build lean, strong muscle and lose weight at the same time. In order to lose weight without losing out on the nutrients you need to build your body, here is a summary of a recent Men’s Health magazine anatomy lesson on how to build your own superfood shake.

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