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Leaks in Brain May Contribute to Dementia
Leaks in Brain May Contribute to Dementia WEDNESDAY, Jan. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Age-related blood vessel leaks in the brain may contribute to the development of Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia, according to a new study. The find...
Lung Transplants From Heavy Drinkers Linked to Higher Complication Risk
Lung Transplants From Heavy Drinkers Linked to Higher Complication Risk WEDNESDAY, Jan. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Lung transplant recipients who receive lungs from donors who were heavy drinkers may be much more likely to develop a life-threatening...
Looking to Boost Your Exercise Level? Here Are Some Helpful Tips
Looking to Boost Your Exercise Level? Here Are Some Helpful Tips SATURDAY, Jan. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The excitement and anticipation surrounding the upcoming Super Bowl may prompt some people to take up a new sport or up their levels of physic...
Life Satisfaction Linked to Bone Health in Older Women
Life Satisfaction Linked to Bone Health in Older Women FRIDAY, Jan. 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Older women who are satisfied with their lives may have better bone health, a new Finnish study suggests. Up to half of all women older than 50 will devel...
Lupus Death Rates Vary by Race, Ethnicity, Study Finds
Lupus Death Rates Vary by Race, Ethnicity, Study Finds THURSDAY, Jan. 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Asian and Hispanic lupus patients in the United States have lower death rates than whites, blacks or Native Americans with the disease, a new study reve...
Lack of Exercise More Deadly Than Obesity, Study Suggests
Lack of Exercise More Deadly Than Obesity, Study Suggests WEDNESDAY, Jan. 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Being sedentary may be twice as deadly as being obese, a new study suggests. However, even a little exercise -- a brisk 20-minute walk each day, for...
Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to Risk of Preterm Birth in Study
Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to Risk of Preterm Birth in Study THURSDAY, Jan. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women who have low blood levels of vitamin D during pregnancy are more likely to give birth prematurely, a new study suggests. Women with the lowe...
Long-Term Study Finds Measles Vaccines Safe
Long-Term Study Finds Measles Vaccines Safe WEDNESDAY, Jan. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Two measles-containing vaccines are safe, according to a new 12-year study. The research included children between the ages of 12 to 23 months. Some youngsters rec...
Less Booze, More Veggies Might Lower Odds for Some Cancers
Less Booze, More Veggies Might Lower Odds for Some Cancers TUESDAY, Jan. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Eating a plant-based diet and limiting your alcohol intake may help cut your risk for obesity-related cancers, a new study suggests. Excess body fat i...
Little Change in Fast Food Calorie Counts, Salt Content
Little Change in Fast Food Calorie Counts, Salt Content WEDNESDAY, Dec. 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An investigation into the nutrition offered in meals from three major fast food chains finds little change in calories, salt or saturated fat from 199...