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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...
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...
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...
Iressa Approved for Specific Late-Stage Lung Cancer
Iressa Approved for Specific Late-Stage Lung Cancer MONDAY, July 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Iressa (gefitinib) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat people with late-stage (metastatic) non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)...
Inhalable Ebola Vaccine Works in Monkeys
Inhalable Ebola Vaccine Works in Monkeys MONDAY, July 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- An inhalable Ebola vaccine protected monkeys against the deadly virus, a new study shows. Research suggests that the linings of the airways may be an important point of...
In Some Ways, Fast Food No Worse for Health Than Full-Service Meals: Study
In Some Ways, Fast Food No Worse for Health Than Full-Service Meals: Study FRIDAY, July 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Eating on the run might not be so bad after all: A new study finds diners consume more salt and cholesterol in sit-down restaurants th...
Indoor Tanning Rates Decline As Cancer Warnings Mount
Indoor Tanning Rates Decline As Cancer Warnings Mount WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Heeding warnings about increased cancer risks, a growing number of American adults are saying no to indoor tanning, a new government analysis suggests. T...
In Wake of High Court Ruling, What's Next for Obamacare
In Wake of High Court Ruling, What's Next for Obamacare THURSDAY, June 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The Affordable Care Act will grow stronger in the next few years, now that the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the controversial health reform law for a ...
Intense Therapy Helps Restore Arm Function Long After Stroke: Study
Intense Therapy Helps Restore Arm Function Long After Stroke: Study TUESDAY, June 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Intensive physical therapy helps restore arm function in people who have survived a severe stroke, a new study finds. University of Florida ...