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Nature Walks With Others May Keep Depression at Bay
Nature Walks With Others May Keep Depression at Bay THURSDAY, Sept. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Taking nature walks with other people may lower your stress levels and reduce your risk of depression, a new study suggests. The study included nearly 2,0...
Nearly 5 Percent of Young U.S. Women Have Chlamydia: CDC
Nearly 5 Percent of Young U.S. Women Have Chlamydia: CDC THURSDAY, Sept. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An estimated 1.8 million Americans aged 14 to 39 are infected with the sexually transmitted disease chlamydia, and many don't know it, federal health...
National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Set for Saturday
National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Set for Saturday FRIDAY, Sept. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The ninth National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day will be held Saturday at more than 5,200 sites across the United States, the federal Drug Enforceme...
New Clues to How Colds Can Spur Asthma Attacks
New Clues to How Colds Can Spur Asthma Attacks WEDNESDAY, Oct. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists have pinpointed a molecule that may trigger potentially life-threatening asthma attacks brought on by colds. The researchers say this finding could o...
NIH Adds $10M to Encourage Gender Balance in Clinical Trials
NIH Adds $10M to Encourage Gender Balance in Clinical Trials TUESDAY, Sept. 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. National Institutes of Health is investing $10 million in additional funding in scientific trials to encourage researchers to consider ge...
Noninvasive Devices May Help Migraines, FDA Says
Noninvasive Devices May Help Migraines, FDA Says MONDAY, Sept. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Two new prescription devices approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) may provide some relief for people with migraine headaches who don't toler...
Newborn ICUs With Private Family Rooms Benefit Preemies: Study
Newborn ICUs With Private Family Rooms Benefit Preemies: Study MONDAY, Sept. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Tiny preemies may fare better when newborn intensive care units (NICU) set up private rooms for parents to spend time with their infants, a new s...
New Ebola Cases Top 700 in Just One Week, Officials Report
New Ebola Cases Top 700 in Just One Week, Officials Report THURSDAY, Sept. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- In a sign that the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is starting to spread faster than ever, the World Health Organization said Thursday that more than...
Nonsurgical Treatments Suggested for Women's Urinary Incontinence
Nonsurgical Treatments Suggested for Women's Urinary Incontinence TUESDAY, Sept. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Effective treatment options exist for women with urinary incontinence that don't involve medication or surgery, according to new guidelines f...
Not Everyone With Alzheimer's-Linked Protein Develops Dementia: Study
Not Everyone With Alzheimer's-Linked Protein Develops Dementia: Study MONDAY, Sept. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The human brain may have a way to compensate for the build-up of a destructive protein associated with Alzheimer's disease. That could hel...