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Are Migraines in Middle Age Tied to Raised Parkinson's Risk Later?
Are Migraines in Middle Age Tied to Raised Parkinson's Risk Later? WEDNESDAY, Sept. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Migraines in midlife may be associated with increased odds of developing Parkinson's disease or other movement disorders in later years, n...
Artificial Sweeteners May Raise Blood Sugar Levels: Study
Artificial Sweeteners May Raise Blood Sugar Levels: Study WEDNESDAY, Sept. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Diabetics and dieters who turn to artificial sweeteners to soothe their sweet tooth may not be doing themselves any favors, a new Israeli study sug...
Almost Everyone Needs a Flu Shot: CDC
Almost Everyone Needs a Flu Shot: CDC THURSDAY, Sept. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Less than half of all Americans got a flu shot last year, so U.S. health officials on Thursday urged that everyone 6 months and older get vaccinated for the coming flu ...
Avian Flu In Harbor Seals Could Infect People
Avian Flu In Harbor Seals Could Infect People FRIDAY, Sept. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The avian flu that killed 160 harbor seals in New England in 2011 could be spread through respiratory drops and therefore poses a potential threat to humans, acco...
Adults Over 45 Not Meeting U.S. Muscle Strengthening Guidelines, Study Says
Adults Over 45 Not Meeting U.S. Muscle Strengthening Guidelines, Study Says FRIDAY, Sept. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Although there is mounting evidence that muscle-strength training provides key health benefits, most middle-aged and older adults in...
A Good Night's Sleep May Mean a Good Day's Work
A Good Night's Sleep May Mean a Good Day's Work SUNDAY, Sept. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Getting enough sleep each night may mean you're less likely to take time off from work due to illness, a new study suggests. The study included more than 3,700 ...
American Ebola Patient Gets Appetite Back
American Ebola Patient Gets Appetite Back SATURDAY, Sept. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An American doctor infected with Ebola who is being treated at a Nebraska hospital is getting his appetite back, doctors there said. Dr. Rick Sacra has been a patie...
Advanced Dementia Patients Often Given Unhelpful Meds: Study
Advanced Dementia Patients Often Given Unhelpful Meds: Study THURSDAY, Sept. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new national analysis of U.S. nursing home prescription patterns says that more than half of people with advanced dementia are prescribed medic...
American Ebola Survivor Gives Blood to Infected Health-Care Colleague
American Ebola Survivor Gives Blood to Infected Health-Care Colleague THURSDAY, Sept. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An American medical missionary who survived infection with Ebola has donated blood to a colleague who's struggling to fight his own infe...
Aggressive People May Process Violence's Impact Differently
Aggressive People May Process Violence's Impact Differently THURSDAY, Sept. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People's response to violence in the media depends on how aggressive they are naturally, a new study contends. "How an individual responds to thei...