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Indoor Tanning Tied to Burns, Fainting, Eye Injuries: Study
Indoor Tanning Tied to Burns, Fainting, Eye Injuries: Study MONDAY, Dec. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Studies have shown that tanning beds are tied to a higher long-term risk for skin cancer, but new research finds that about 3,200 Americans wind up i...
Insecticide Sprays Don't Offer Extra Protection Against Malaria: Study
Insecticide Sprays Don't Offer Extra Protection Against Malaria: Study TUESDAY, Dec. 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Using insecticide sprays along with bed nets does not provide children with more protection against malaria than nets alone, a new study f...
Is HIV Becoming Less Contagious?
Is HIV Becoming Less Contagious? MONDAY, Dec. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- New research in Africa suggests that the AIDS virus is getting smarter about evading the immune system while evolving into a less contagious and less lethal infection overall. I...
Infants Remember a Good Time, Study Finds
Infants Remember a Good Time, Study Finds MONDAY, Dec. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to remembering things, infants appear to focus on the good times, recent research suggests. The new study included 5-month-old babies who watched a person...
Infants With Eczema May Be More Prone to Peanut Allergy: Study
Infants With Eczema May Be More Prone to Peanut Allergy: Study TUESDAY, Nov. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Exposure to peanut protein in household dust may increase the risk of peanut allergy in infants with the skin condition eczema, a new study revea...
Ick! Tapeworm Infecting Man's Brain Yields Genetic Secrets
Ick! Tapeworm Infecting Man's Brain Yields Genetic Secrets FRIDAY, Nov. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists say they've mapped the genome -- the genetic "blueprint" -- of a tapeworm extracted from a British man's brain, in hopes it might help othe...
Improper Contact Lens Use Causes Millions of Eye Infections: CDC
Improper Contact Lens Use Causes Millions of Eye Infections: CDC THURSDAY, Nov. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of Americans misuse contact lenses -- wearing them too long, not cleaning them properly -- and that causes almost a million cases of ...
Irregular Heartbeat Doubles Risk for 'Silent Strokes,' Review Suggests
Irregular Heartbeat Doubles Risk for 'Silent Strokes,' Review Suggests TUESDAY, Nov. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Atrial fibrillation, a common condition where the heart beats abnormally, may more than double the risk of "silent" strokes, a new review ...
Inhaled Ebola Vaccine Protects Monkeys
Inhaled Ebola Vaccine Protects Monkeys MONDAY, Nov. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The quest for an effective vaccine against Ebola has moved a step closer to reality, with a new study finding an inhaled version worked well in monkeys. Researchers say th...
Is Tau the 'How' Behind Alzheimer's?
Is Tau the 'How' Behind Alzheimer's? FRIDAY, Oct. 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Malfunction of a key brain protein called tau is the likely culprit behind Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, a new study in mice concludes. Neurons -- highly...