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Impulsive, Agitated Behaviors May Be Warning Signs for Suicide
Impulsive, Agitated Behaviors May Be Warning Signs for Suicide SATURDAY, Aug. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Risky behaviors such as reckless driving or sudden promiscuity, or nervous behaviors such as agitation, hand-wringing or pacing, can be signs th...
Immune Cell Therapy Shows Promise Against Deadly Blood Cancer
Immune Cell Therapy Shows Promise Against Deadly Blood Cancer WEDNESDAY, Sept. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental therapy for chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) that uses a patient's own immune cells may cure some patients and prolong surviva...
Injuries Tied to Illegal Meth Labs on the Rise: CDC
Injuries Tied to Illegal Meth Labs on the Rise: CDC THURSDAY, Aug. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Chemical burns, respiratory ailments and even deaths tied to accidents in illegal methamphetamine labs are on the rise in the United States, a new study sh...
Impotence Drug May Help Fight Rare Lung Disease: Study
Impotence Drug May Help Fight Rare Lung Disease: Study WEDNESDAY, Aug. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A combination treatment that includes the active ingredient in the erectile dysfunction drug Cialis may reduce death and hospitalization from an incura...
Insulin Pumps Nearly Halve Risk of Heart Disease Death for Type 1 Diabetics
Insulin Pumps Nearly Halve Risk of Heart Disease Death for Type 1 Diabetics WEDNESDAY, Aug. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with type 1 diabetes who use insulin pumps seem to have a much lower risk of dying from heart disease or stroke prematurely...
Including Pharmacist on Medical Team May Aid Blood Pressure Control
Including Pharmacist on Medical Team May Aid Blood Pressure Control FRIDAY, Aug. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Pharmacists can play an important role in helping patients control high blood pressure, a new study finds. Researchers followed 625 racially a...
In Rare Cases, Infection May Be at Root of Back Pain
In Rare Cases, Infection May Be at Root of Back Pain THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with back pain that doesn't improve with treatment could have a rare type of spine infection, new guidelines suggest. The infection -- called verte...
Implanted Defibrillators Restore Healthy Heart Function to Many: Study
Implanted Defibrillators Restore Healthy Heart Function to Many: Study WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many heart patients are advised to receive an implanted cardiac defibrillator to keep their heart functioning properly. Now, a new stud...
Impotence Linked to Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
Impotence Linked to Risk of Type 2 Diabetes MONDAY, July 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Men who experience impotence may face twice the risk of undiagnosed type 2 diabetes compared to men without such sexual problems, a new study suggests. "This effect ...
Insured Americans Up to 3 Times Likelier to Get Preventive Care: CDC
Insured Americans Up to 3 Times Likelier to Get Preventive Care: CDC THURSDAY, July 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Americans are up to three times more likely to receive preventive care for potentially fatal chronic diseases if they have health insuranc...