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Kids Who Need Heart Transplant Should Get the First Available, Study Says
Kids Who Need Heart Transplant Should Get the First Available, Study Says WEDNESDAY, Nov. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Children who need a heart transplant may be better off if they get a new heart as soon as possible rather than waiting for a perfect...
Kids Born to Overweight Moms May Face Higher Heart Risks as Adults
Kids Born to Overweight Moms May Face Higher Heart Risks as Adults THURSDAY, Nov. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Overweight or obese women who get pregnant are much more likely to have a child who suffers from heart disease as an adult, new research sug...
Kids Obese at Young Age Often Stay That Way, Study Shows
Kids Obese at Young Age Often Stay That Way, Study Shows MONDAY, Nov. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The vast majority of children who are obese at age 11 are still far too heavy at age 16, new research suggests. Tracking nearly 4,000 children in three ...
Kids With Epilepsy Face Higher Early Death Risk, Study Reports
Kids With Epilepsy Face Higher Early Death Risk, Study Reports THURSDAY, Nov. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Children with epilepsy have an increased risk of dying prematurely, according to a new U.S. government report. The study found that for children ...
Kidney, Urinary Birth Defects Tied to Obesity in Moms-to-Be
Kidney, Urinary Birth Defects Tied to Obesity in Moms-to-Be TUESDAY, Nov. 4 (HealthDay News) -- A woman's odds of having a baby with kidney and urinary tract birth defects are higher if she's obese, new research suggests. Such defects include being bo...
Kids: An Rx for Menopause's Hot Flashes?
Kids: An Rx for Menopause's Hot Flashes? FRIDAY, Oct. 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Women who live with young children may be less likely to suffer hot flashes after going through surgical menopause, a new study suggests. The finding, published recentl...
Knowing Genetic Risk for Cancer May Not Change Behavior
Knowing Genetic Risk for Cancer May Not Change Behavior FRIDAY, Oct. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- As more genetic tests are developed that spot increased risks for certain cancers, one might think that high-risk people would be more proactive about ge...
Keep It Clean After Ear Piercings
Keep It Clean After Ear Piercings SATURDAY, Oct. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- If you get your ears pierced, you need to take steps to protect against infection, an expert says. "It's important to remember that pierced skin is skin that has been wounde...
Kids May Leave Hospital Sooner When Antibiotics Are Controlled
Kids May Leave Hospital Sooner When Antibiotics Are Controlled THURSDAY, Oct. 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- New research finds that children who are hospitalized get discharged sooner and come back less often when hospitals take extra efforts to control...
Kids With Autism Tend to Be Less Active, Study Says
Kids With Autism Tend to Be Less Active, Study Says WEDNESDAY, Oct. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Children with autism are more sedentary than those without the disorder, but they're fully capable of being more active, a small study suggests. Researcher...