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Latest Diabetes Care Guidelines Focus on Individual Approach
Latest Diabetes Care Guidelines Focus on Individual Approach MONDAY, March 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When caring for people with diabetes, primary care doctors need to tailor blood sugar targets and treatments to the individual patient, new recomme...
L.A. Law Curbing Fast Food Didn't Cut Obesity Rates: Study
L.A. Law Curbing Fast Food Didn't Cut Obesity Rates: Study THURSDAY, March 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A Los Angeles law that restricts the opening of new fast food restaurants in poor areas has not lowered obesity rates among people who live in thos...
Live Liver Transplants Seem Safe, Effective for Sudden Liver Failure
Live Liver Transplants Seem Safe, Effective for Sudden Liver Failure THURSDAY, March 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Liver transplants from live donors appear to work just as well as traditional transplants for patients with sudden (acute) liver failure,...
Low Vaccination Rates Likely Behind Disney Measles Outbreak: Study
Low Vaccination Rates Likely Behind Disney Measles Outbreak: Study MONDAY, March 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Pockets of unvaccinated children appear to have fueled the recent measles outbreak traced to Disney theme parks in California, researchers re...
Love Coffee? Your Heart May, Too
Love Coffee? Your Heart May, Too MONDAY, March 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Drinking three to five cups of coffee a day may reduce the risk of developing clogged arteries, which in turn might reduce the risk for heart attack, a new study suggests. "We ...
Long Sleep Time, Higher Stroke Risk?
Long Sleep Time, Higher Stroke Risk? WEDNESDAY, Feb. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Adults who sleep more than eight hours a night may face a higher risk of stroke, a new analysis suggests. These so-called "long sleepers" were 46 percent more likely to ...
Leading Medical Groups Call for Measures to Reduce Gun Injuries, Deaths
Leading Medical Groups Call for Measures to Reduce Gun Injuries, Deaths MONDAY, Feb. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Urgent action is needed to reduce gun injuries and deaths in the United States, say several leading medical groups that offer a number of...
Low Levels of Vitamin D Linked to Type 2 Diabetes Risk
Low Levels of Vitamin D Linked to Type 2 Diabetes Risk MONDAY, Feb. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with low levels of vitamin D appear to have an increased risk for type 2 diabetes, even if they aren't overweight or obese, a new study suggests. T...
Low Cancer Risk With Device Used to Remove Fibroids, Study Finds
Low Cancer Risk With Device Used to Remove Fibroids, Study Finds THURSDAY, Feb. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A small power tool that is sometimes used to remove fibroids in the uterus can end up spreading bits of hidden cancerous tumors throughout the...
Light Activity a Boost to Seniors' Hearts
Light Activity a Boost to Seniors' Hearts WEDNESDAY, Feb. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Light physical activity may benefit older adults' hearts -- even if they have mobility issues, a new study suggests. It's well known that regular exercise can do a ...