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Even Slightly Overactive Thyroid Linked to Higher Fracture Risk
Even Slightly Overactive Thyroid Linked to Higher Fracture Risk TUESDAY, May 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Even people who only have a mildly overactive thyroid gland face an elevated risk for fractures in the hips or spinal area, a new review suggests...
Excess Weight Linked to Worse Prostate Cancer Prognosis
Excess Weight Linked to Worse Prostate Cancer Prognosis FRIDAY, May 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Radiation therapy for prostate cancer may be less effective for overweight and obese men than for men of normal weight, a new study suggests. Higher rates...
E-Reminders May Boost HPV Vaccination Rates
E-Reminders May Boost HPV Vaccination Rates TUESDAY, May 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Using electronic health records to issue reminders about human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination for young females significantly increased the number of patients who ...
Even Elite Athletes May Have Heart Abnormalities
Even Elite Athletes May Have Heart Abnormalities FRIDAY, May 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Even the best athletes in the world can have potentially fatal heart defects, a new study says. "We cannot take it for granted that elite athletes are healthy," ...
Early Menopause Tied to Lower Risk of Irregular Heartbeat
Early Menopause Tied to Lower Risk of Irregular Heartbeat FRIDAY, May 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women who go through menopause at a relatively young age may have a slightly lower risk of developing a common heart rhythm disturbance, new research su...
ERs See Spike in Narcotic Painkiller Abuse Cases
ERs See Spike in Narcotic Painkiller Abuse Cases THURSDAY, May 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- There was a sharp rise in the number of emergency room visits involving the narcotic painkiller tramadol between 2005 and 2011, two new government reports show...
Early Chemo May Boost Survival in Advanced Prostate Cancer
Early Chemo May Boost Survival in Advanced Prostate Cancer THURSDAY, May 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Starting the chemotherapy drug docetaxel at the same time as hormone therapy can improve survival for men with newly diagnosed, advanced prostate can...
Even in Later Life, Exercise Seems to Pay Dividends
Even in Later Life, Exercise Seems to Pay Dividends THURSDAY, May 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A little exercise late in life may help men live longer, new research from Norway suggests. "Even in the elderly, there is a lot to gain by being moderately...
Ebola Not Mutating Beyond 'Normal' Rate, Scientists Say
Ebola Not Mutating Beyond 'Normal' Rate, Scientists Say WEDNESDAY, May 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The deadly Ebola virus has continued to mutate during the West African epidemic, but at the same rate as previous outbreaks, a team of genetic research...
Even Treated Depression May Raise Stroke Risk
Even Treated Depression May Raise Stroke Risk WEDNESDAY, May 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Depression in older adults appears to significantly increase the risk of a stroke, even after depression symptoms have gotten better, a new study suggests. The r...