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Doctors ID New Ways to Get More Kids Vaccinated
Doctors ID New Ways to Get More Kids Vaccinated MONDAY, Aug. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors are still struggling to find effective ways to convince wary parents of the importance of vaccinating their infant children. The whooping cough epidemic ...
Drug for Ebola-Like Virus Shows Promise in Monkeys
Drug for Ebola-Like Virus Shows Promise in Monkeys WEDNESDAY, Aug. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new experimental drug has saved a group of rhesus monkeys from deadly Marburg virus, a very close cousin of Ebola virus that kills up to 90 percent of th...
Dog Study Suggests Bacteria as Cancer Fighter
Dog Study Suggests Bacteria as Cancer Fighter WEDNESDAY, Aug. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Pet dogs have helped researchers show that a special bacteria can seemingly fight cancer, causing tumors to shrink. A modified version of Clostridium novyi bact...
Donor-Lung Preservation Device Approved
Donor-Lung Preservation Device Approved TUESDAY, Aug. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The XVIVO Perfusion System has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to help preserve donor lungs that ultimately may be used for transplant, the agenc...
Doctors May Miss Out on Recommending Aspirin Therapy
Doctors May Miss Out on Recommending Aspirin Therapy FRIDAY, Aug. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many Americans who might benefit from taking low-dose aspirin every day to prevent heart attack and stroke say they've never been told by their doctors to do...
Distracted Teen Drivers Often on Cellphone With Parent: Study
Distracted Teen Drivers Often on Cellphone With Parent: Study FRIDAY, Aug. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Up to half of teens talking on cellphones while driving are speaking with their mother or father, according to new research. "A lot of parents aren'...
Daily Aspirin May Help Prevent Cancer, Study Shows
Daily Aspirin May Help Prevent Cancer, Study Shows WEDNESDAY, Aug. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Taking aspirin every day appears to reduce the odds of developing and dying from colon, stomach or esophageal cancer, a new study suggests. Based on a revie...
Different Areas of Brain Affected in Autism, Sensory Disorders
Different Areas of Brain Affected in Autism, Sensory Disorders WEDNESDAY, July 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Although the vast majority of kids with autism have abnormal sensory behaviors, their brains are still wired very differently from children who...
Dieting at Young Age Often Backfires, Study Says
Dieting at Young Age Often Backfires, Study Says TUESDAY, July 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Dieting at a young age might set the stage for harmful health habits, including eating disorders, according to new research. Surveys of college-age women condu...
Doctors Urge Meningitis Shots for Vulnerable Infants, Children
Doctors Urge Meningitis Shots for Vulnerable Infants, Children MONDAY, July 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Infants and children who are at risk of contracting meningitis because of specific health problems should be vaccinated against the infection, acc...