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Is Fat From Another Area of Body Safe for Breast Reconstruction?
Is Fat From Another Area of Body Safe for Breast Reconstruction? MONDAY, Feb. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Using women's own fat cells to enhance breast reconstruction following cancer surgery doesn't increase the risk they will experience a recurrence...
Impotence Not an Inevitable Part of Aging
Impotence Not an Inevitable Part of Aging THURSDAY, Feb. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- While the risk of impotence -- erectile dysfunction -- increases with age, men should know it's not an inevitable part of growing older, experts say. About 30 millio...
Immunity Genes for E.Coli Found
Immunity Genes for E.Coli Found THURSDAY, Jan. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say they've identified immune-related genes that might protect people against E. coli illness. E. coli is a leading cause of bacteria-triggered diarrhea, and it co...
Identifying Colon Cancer Patients Who May Need More Than Surgery
Identifying Colon Cancer Patients Who May Need More Than Surgery WEDNESDAY, Jan. 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- An easily detected genetic marker could help identify aggressive colon cancer in early stages, telling doctors that these patients need chemo...
Irregular Heart Beat May Pose Bigger Threat to Women
Irregular Heart Beat May Pose Bigger Threat to Women TUESDAY, Jan. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The world's most common type of abnormal heart rhythm appears to pose a greater health threat to women than men, a new review suggests. Atrial fibrillation...
It's OK to Snuggle Your Pet When You're Sick, Doc Says
It's OK to Snuggle Your Pet When You're Sick, Doc Says SATURDAY, Jan. 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Cuddling with your dog or cat when you have a cold or flu is safe for both of you, an infectious-disease expert says. Your furry friends won't catch or ...
Implanted Defibrillators Help Women as Much as Men: Study
Implanted Defibrillators Help Women as Much as Men: Study TUESDAY, Jan. 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Among people with heart failure, implanted defibrillators benefit women as much as men, a new study finds. Previous research has shown that implantabl...
Immune Cells Repair Damage to Blood-Brain Barrier in Mice
Immune Cells Repair Damage to Blood-Brain Barrier in Mice TUESDAY, Jan. 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers report in a mouse study that they have found that central nervous system immune cells play a key role in repairing the blood-brain barrier...
Infant Delivery and Feeding Methods Can Affect Gut Composition
Infant Delivery and Feeding Methods Can Affect Gut Composition MONDAY, Jan. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A vaginal birth and breast-feeding make a notable difference in the bacterial composition of an infant's gut, according to new research. At issue ...
Illegal Hits Play Big Role in Youth Ice Hockey Concussions: Study
Illegal Hits Play Big Role in Youth Ice Hockey Concussions: Study FRIDAY, Jan. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Concussions in youth ice hockey are as common as in youth football and soccer, and often occur when players break the rules of the game, a new s...