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Potassium Supplements May Help Some Heart Failure Patients
Potassium Supplements May Help Some Heart Failure Patients WEDNESDAY, July 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Potassium supplements might boost the survival of heart failure patients who are already taking diuretic drugs, a new study suggests. Nearly 5.8 mi...
Protein Temporarily Reversed Type 2 Diabetes in Mice
Protein Temporarily Reversed Type 2 Diabetes in Mice WEDNESDAY, July 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A single injection of a certain protein temporarily reversed symptoms of diabetes in mice, researchers report. The mice had diet-induced diabetes, which ...
Parents of Children With Autism Need Help, Too
Parents of Children With Autism Need Help, Too TUESDAY, July 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Most therapies for autism focus on the child, but new research suggests the child's stressed-out parents could benefit from treatments designed specifically for ...
Poor More Prone to Leg Circulation Trouble
Poor More Prone to Leg Circulation Trouble FRIDAY, July 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People with the lowest incomes may have a higher risk for a circulatory condition called peripheral artery disease (PAD), a new study suggests. People with PAD have n...
Possible Advance for Some Late-Stage Lung Cancer Patients
Possible Advance for Some Late-Stage Lung Cancer Patients MONDAY, July 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Surgical biopsy is safe for certain late-stage lung cancer patients and could improve their chances of getting treated with newer types of drugs that ta...
Prescriptions for Powerful Painkillers Vary Widely Among States: CDC
Prescriptions for Powerful Painkillers Vary Widely Among States: CDC TUESDAY, July 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors in some states seem to wield a freer hand issuing prescriptions for powerful narcotic medications, leading to wide variations in nar...
Protect Your Kids From the Heat
Protect Your Kids From the Heat SUNDAY, June 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Parents need to be aware that hot weather can pose a serious threat to children and must take steps to protect their youngsters, an expert says. In extremely hot weather, childr...
Prepare for Summer Sports to Avoid Injury
Prepare for Summer Sports to Avoid Injury SATURDAY, June 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Cold-weather couch potatoes beware: You could be at risk for injuries if you don't properly prepare and ease into such summer activities as golf, tennis and running,...
Precautions Help Keep Kids Safe in Water
Precautions Help Keep Kids Safe in Water THURSDAY, June 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Close supervision is crucial to keep children safe when they're swimming or playing in the water, an expert says. Drowning is the leading cause of accidental injury a...
Persistent Cough in Kids Can Often Be Whooping Cough
Persistent Cough in Kids Can Often Be Whooping Cough WEDNESDAY, June 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- One-fifth of British school-age children who visit their doctors because of a persistent cough are diagnosed with whooping cough, according to a new stud...