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Is 'Slow and Steady' Weight Loss Really the Best Approach?
Is 'Slow and Steady' Weight Loss Really the Best Approach? WEDNESDAY, Oct. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An Australian study throws doubt on the notion that a more gradual approach to weight loss is always the most effective route to take. The study al...
Immune Therapy Induces Remission for Many With a Tough-to-Treat Blood Cancer
Immune Therapy Induces Remission for Many With a Tough-to-Treat Blood Cancer WEDNESDAY, Oct. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental immune-system therapy can often lead to complete remission in leukemia patients who have run out of other options...
If You Do Gain Weight, Polyunsaturated Fats May Prevent Some Damage
If You Do Gain Weight, Polyunsaturated Fats May Prevent Some Damage THURSDAY, Oct. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Muffins -- and other fatty foods -- can definitely put on the pounds, but those made with polyunsaturated oil may be safer for your heart t...
Impotence Drug Might Counter Common Gene Mutation in Type 2 Diabetes: Study
Impotence Drug Might Counter Common Gene Mutation in Type 2 Diabetes: Study THURSDAY, Oct. 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- In a small study, Swedish researchers found that the impotence drug yohimbine might help people with type 2 diabetes who have a part...
Infection Rates in Nursing Homes on the Rise: Study
Infection Rates in Nursing Homes on the Rise: Study WEDNESDAY, Oct. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Infection rates within U.S. nursing homes are on the rise, and that trend will continue until better hygiene practices are put in place, a new study sugges...
It's Confirmed: You Have Parents to Thank (or Blame) for Your Height
It's Confirmed: You Have Parents to Thank (or Blame) for Your Height MONDAY, Oct. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- New research confirms that you have your parents to thank for how tall or short you are. The finding doubles the number of gene regions that ...
Infant's Early Diet Doesn't Change Celiac Disease Risk, Study Finds
Infant's Early Diet Doesn't Change Celiac Disease Risk, Study Finds WEDNESDAY, Oct. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A newborn's risk of developing celiac disease isn't reduced by breast-feeding. Nor will delaying the introduction of a protein found in whe...
Increasing Skirt Sizes May Hike Your Breast Cancer Risk: Study
Increasing Skirt Sizes May Hike Your Breast Cancer Risk: Study WEDNESDAY, Sept. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- If you want to minimize your chances of developing breast cancer, staying the same skirt size over the years might help, a new study suggests....
Injected Substance Used With CT Scans Seems Safe for Kidneys: Study
Injected Substance Used With CT Scans Seems Safe for Kidneys: Study TUESDAY, Sept. 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An injected iodine-based substance often used to enhance the images produced by CT scans is safe for most patients, a new study reveals. The...
Is Soy a Foe to Women With Breast Cancer?
Is Soy a Foe to Women With Breast Cancer? THURSDAY, Sept. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Soy protein may increase activity in genes linked to breast cancer growth -- at least in certain women who already have the disease, a new study suggests. Experts sa...