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Report Identifies Game Changers for U.S. Health Care
Report Identifies Game Changers for U.S. Health Care TUESDAY, Sept. 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Imagine if doctors and hospitals got paid for providing better care, not more care, and consumers had better data for making informed health choices. A ne...
Researchers Evaluate Blood Test for Psychosis
Researchers Evaluate Blood Test for Psychosis THURSDAY, Sept. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A blood test may help identify people at risk for psychosis, a new study suggests. Psychosis, which includes hallucinations or delusions, is caused by severe me...
Rabies Shots for Dogs Would Save People in Developing Countries: Study
Rabies Shots for Dogs Would Save People in Developing Countries: Study THURSDAY, Sept. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Mass rabies vaccination programs for dogs in developing nations could eliminate human cases of the deadly disease, a new study suggests...
Rat Study Suggests Light at Night Might Hamper Breast Cancer Therapy
Rat Study Suggests Light at Night Might Hamper Breast Cancer Therapy MONDAY, Sept. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A study in rats hints that exposure to dim light at night may make human breast cancer tumors resistant to the chemotherapy drug doxorubici...
Recessions May Thwart a Woman's Motherhood Plans Forever: Study
Recessions May Thwart a Woman's Motherhood Plans Forever: Study TUESDAY, Sept. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When unemployment rates climb, women tend to put the brakes on motherhood. And for many young women, that decision may turn out to be a permane...
Research Shows Possible Neurological Patterns for PTSD Symptoms
Research Shows Possible Neurological Patterns for PTSD Symptoms THURSDAY, Sept. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Imaging technology has shed new light on how certain symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) manifest in the brain, according to a n...
Rising Atlantic Ocean Temperatures Could Pose Threat to Reefs
Rising Atlantic Ocean Temperatures Could Pose Threat to Reefs THURSDAY, Sept. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Rising temperatures in the Atlantic Ocean may be allowing certain tropical fish to spread to shallow waters that are becoming warmer, an expansi...
Researchers Discover How Bacteria Resist Antibiotics in Hospitals
Researchers Discover How Bacteria Resist Antibiotics in Hospitals WEDNESDAY, Sept. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists have uncovered a key factor to explain why antibiotic-resistant bacteria can thrive in a hospital setting. Tiny circles of DNA c...
Researchers Don't See Long-Term Benefits From Drug for Preemies
Researchers Don't See Long-Term Benefits From Drug for Preemies TUESDAY, Sept. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Although magnesium sulfate is routinely given to pregnant women at risk for very preterm delivery, new research suggests it won't provide any l...
Researchers Probe Molecular Cause for Glaucoma
Researchers Probe Molecular Cause for Glaucoma THURSDAY, Sept. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A novel study of mice has shed new light on the molecular basis for glaucoma, which is a leading cause of blindness in the United States. Based on their findin...