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Better Outcomes for Children Born With Fertility Treatments
Better Outcomes for Children Born With Fertility Treatments TUESDAY, Jan. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Over the past two decades, the health of children born with the help of fertility treatments has improved substantially, according to a new study. F...
Brain Scans Give New Clues to Chronic Pain
Brain Scans Give New Clues to Chronic Pain MONDAY, Jan. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The causes and treatment of chronic pain are often elusive. However, a small study provides the first evidence that inflammation in key regions of the brain might pla...
Bites to the Hand Need Medical Attention, Experts Say
Bites to the Hand Need Medical Attention, Experts Say SATURDAY, Jan. 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Human and animal bites to the hand require medical attention to prevent potential complications such as infection, permanent disability or even amputatio...
Blood-Thinning Drug Savaysa Approved
Blood-Thinning Drug Savaysa Approved FRIDAY, Jan. 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The anti-clotting drug Savaysa (edoxaban) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to reduce the risk of stroke and prevent dangerous blood clots. The drug...
Bad Flu Season Continues to Take Toll, Especially Among the Young and Old
Bad Flu Season Continues to Take Toll, Especially Among the Young and Old FRIDAY, Jan. 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The United States is in the grip of a particularly nasty flu season, federal health officials said Friday, due -- in large part -- to a ...
Bullies and Their Victims May Be at Higher Risk of Suicide
Bullies and Their Victims May Be at Higher Risk of Suicide WEDNESDAY, Jan. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new analysis of research from around the world suggests that kids involved in bullying are at higher risk of suicidal thoughts and actions. Kids w...
Binge Drinking May Weaken Immune System, Study Suggests
Binge Drinking May Weaken Immune System, Study Suggests MONDAY, Jan. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Young adults who engage in just one bout of binge drinking may experience a relatively quick and significant drop in their immune system function, a new s...
Brain Damage Rare When Newborn Jaundice Is Treated, Study Finds
Brain Damage Rare When Newborn Jaundice Is Treated, Study Finds MONDAY, Jan. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Newborns with significant jaundice are not likely to develop a rare and life-threatening type of cerebral palsy if American Academy of Pediatrics'...
Bad Flu Season Getting Worse, CDC Says
Bad Flu Season Getting Worse, CDC Says MONDAY, Jan. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The current flu season, already off to a rough start, continues to get worse, with 43 states now reporting widespread flu activity and 21 child deaths so far, U.S. health ...
Better Pain Relief After Knee Replacement Surgery?
Better Pain Relief After Knee Replacement Surgery? TUESDAY, Dec. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Postoperative pain is always a concern after knee replacement surgery, but a new study suggests a strategy that might give patients another way to ease disco...