Latest Health News: Week of July 4-10, 2016 by Shashi Agarwal, MD

INDEX
DEPRESSION
STATINS
STOMACH FLU/GASTROENTERITIS

DEPRESSION: Depression rates rising among adolescents in the US – 3 million teens suffered from a major bout of depression in 2014!

Depression and anxiety: Exercise eases symptoms
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/depression/in-depth/depression-and-exercise/art-20046495

Depression and Diet
http://www.webmd.com/depression/guide/diet-recovery

9 Yoga Poses That Can Ease DepressionFeeling down? Cheer up and open your heart with this gentle routine.
http://www.prevention.com/fitness/yoga/yoga-poses-for-depression

Depression
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/depression/index.shtml

Depression Strikes Nearly 3 Million U.S. Teens a Year. Effects can be devastating during adolescence, researchers say,
https://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_159763.html#mptw

STATINS: Statins – commonly used to reduce high cholesterol levels may also improve survival in patients wth lung, breast, prostate and colon cancer!

Statins: Uses, Side Effects and Risks
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/8274.php

Statins: Are these cholesterol-lowering drugs right for you?
http://www.mayoclinic.org/statins/art-20045772

Statins:Also called: HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors
https://medlineplus.gov/statins.html#mptw

Statins: could they decrease death risk in four most common cancers?
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/311550.php

JULY 8, 2016
STOMACH FLU/GASTROENTERITIS

Oh no, it’s the stomach flu! Get facts and myths on how to treat it
http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/health/no-stomach-flu-facts-myths-treat-article-1.365819

Stomach Flu Survival Guide: Family Edition
http://health.usnews.com/health-news/blogs/eat-run/2013/01/15/stomach-flu-survival-guide-family-edition?src=usn_tw

Viral gastroenteritis (stomach flu)
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/viral-gastroenteritis/basics/lifestyle-home-remedies/con-20019350

The Truth About Stomach Flu. It’s not really the flu, but gastroenteritis.
http://www.webmd.com/children/features/the-truth-about-stomach-flu

Stomach Virus or Food Poisoning? Learn the Signs and Symptoms
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/311508.php

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