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Daily Physical Activity May Help Lower Parkinson's Risk
Daily Physical Activity May Help Lower Parkinson's Risk TUESDAY, Nov. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A moderate amount of physical activity in your daily life may reduce your risk of Parkinson's disease, according to a new study. "We found that a medium...
Don't Let High Altitude Ruin Your Holiday Trip
Don't Let High Altitude Ruin Your Holiday Trip WEDNESDAY, Nov. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When you're planning your holiday get-away, don't forget to factor high altitude into your vacation sports -- such as skiing or hiking, a sports medicine speci...
Daily Aspirin Fails to Help Older Hearts in Japanese Study
Daily Aspirin Fails to Help Older Hearts in Japanese Study MONDAY, Nov. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Daily low-dose aspirin therapy may not have significant heart-health benefits for older people, new research suggests. The study, which involved more ...
Doctor With Ebola Dies at Nebraska Hospital
Doctor With Ebola Dies at Nebraska Hospital MONDAY, Nov. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A doctor from Sierra Leone who became infected with Ebola in his native country died Monday morning at a specialized hospital in Nebraska. Dr. Martin Salia had arriv...
Deaths From Heart Disease Down, Up for Blood Pressure, Irregular Heartbeat
Deaths From Heart Disease Down, Up for Blood Pressure, Irregular Heartbeat SUNDAY, Nov. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Deaths from heart disease are dropping, but deaths related to high blood pressure and irregular heartbeats are on the rise, a new gove...
Doctor With Ebola Coming to U.S. for Treatment
Doctor With Ebola Coming to U.S. for Treatment FRIDAY, Nov. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A doctor from Sierra Leone who lives in the United States and became infected with Ebola in his native country will be flown Saturday to a specialized hospital in...
Drug Regimen Cures Hepatitis C in Most Liver Transplant Patients in Study
Drug Regimen Cures Hepatitis C in Most Liver Transplant Patients in Study FRIDAY, Nov. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new drug regimen is producing high cure rates in small groups of liver transplant patients with hepatitis C, researchers report. The ...
Doctor With Ebola Arrives in U.S. for Treatment
Doctor With Ebola Arrives in U.S. for Treatment SATURDAY, Nov. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A doctor from Sierra Leone who lives in the United States and became infected with Ebola in his native country arrived Saturday at a specialized hospital in Ne...
Drug Combo Helps Lupus-Related Kidney Condition
Drug Combo Helps Lupus-Related Kidney Condition MONDAY, Nov. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A combination of drugs may offer a better way to combat a serious kidney complication that commonly affects people with lupus, a new study from China suggests. I...
Deaths From Heart Disease Drop Quickly After Stent Procedure: Study
Deaths From Heart Disease Drop Quickly After Stent Procedure: Study MONDAY, Nov. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Heart attack survivors who receive prompt treatment to unclog blocked arteries and keep them open have a lower long-term risk of dying from h...