Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
New Brunswick • Somerset

Health Library

Search by Keywords
Search for "D" returned 1684 records from our Health Library
Doctor's Support Boosts Weight Loss, Study Shows
Doctor's Support Boosts Weight Loss, Study Shows FRIDAY, Aug. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors play an important role in helping people lose weight, a new study finds. Weight loss was double on average for obese patients who felt they had the most...
Despite Pockets of Resistance, Most U.S. Kids Getting Vaccinated
Despite Pockets of Resistance, Most U.S. Kids Getting Vaccinated THURSDAY, Aug. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More than nine out of 10 U.S. children entered kindergarten last school year protected with the proper immunizations, federal health officials...
Don't Let Bedbugs Ruin Your Vacation
Don't Let Bedbugs Ruin Your Vacation THURSDAY, Aug. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Bedbug infestations are on the rise, but savvy travelers know how to stop the pests from spoiling holiday trips. Before you settle into a hotel room, check for signs of t...
Diabetes Drug Might Also Help Some Patients Lose Weight
Diabetes Drug Might Also Help Some Patients Lose Weight TUESDAY, Aug. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- High doses of the diabetes drug liraglutide seem to help patients with type 2 diabetes lose weight, a new study suggests. In a trial funded by the drug'...
Deadly Skin Cancer More Common in Organ Transplant Recipients: Study
Deadly Skin Cancer More Common in Organ Transplant Recipients: Study MONDAY, Aug. 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who've received organ transplants may face an increased risk for the deadly skin cancer melanoma, a new study suggests. The researche...
Doctor Offers Back-to-School Health Tips
Doctor Offers Back-to-School Health Tips SUNDAY, Aug. 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- With the arrival of the new school year, parents need to remember the importance of keeping their children healthy, a pediatrician advises. "As we approach the beginnin...
Don't Let Backpacks Lead to Back Injury
Don't Let Backpacks Lead to Back Injury SATURDAY, Aug. 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Backpacks are convenient for students, but they can pose a threat to kids' backs, necks and shoulders if used improperly, an expert says. In 2013, there were more than...
Drug Avastin Not Linked to Higher Risk of Blindness: Study
Drug Avastin Not Linked to Higher Risk of Blindness: Study THURSDAY, Aug. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Concerns that eye injections of the drug Avastin increase the risk of a potentially blinding eye infection may be unfounded, a new study finds. Rese...
Deep-Voiced Politicians May Have Advantage: Study
Deep-Voiced Politicians May Have Advantage: Study FRIDAY, Aug. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Voters seem to prefer political candidates with deep voices because they convey strength and competence, a new study finds. This attraction to deep voices may b...
Does Fatherhood When Young Boost Odds of Dying in Middle Age?
Does Fatherhood When Young Boost Odds of Dying in Middle Age? TUESDAY, Aug. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study reports that Finnish men who became fathers before age 25 were more likely to die in middle age. The findings raise questions about whe...