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Researchers Measure Scope of Muscular Dystrophies That Strike Boys
Researchers Measure Scope of Muscular Dystrophies That Strike Boys FRIDAY, Feb. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study estimates the prevalence of two types of muscular dystrophy that strike mostly boys. A team led by researchers from the University...
Reminders From States May Boost Timely Vaccination Rates
Reminders From States May Boost Timely Vaccination Rates MONDAY, Feb. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A centralized statewide reminder system for immunizations may be a more reliable way to increase overall vaccination rates than reminders from the docto...
Risk of Violent Crime Rises With Depression, Study Finds
Risk of Violent Crime Rises With Depression, Study Finds WEDNESDAY, Feb. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with depression might be more likely to commit a violent crime than those without depression, a new study suggests. Researchers analyzed data ...
Rear End Takes a Front Seat in Plastic Surgery Offices
Rear End Takes a Front Seat in Plastic Surgery Offices THURSDAY, Feb. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Butt enhancement helped boost cosmetic procedures in the United States by 3 percent last year, according to a new report. Americans saddled with sagging...
Rise in Use of Animals for Research
Rise in Use of Animals for Research THURSDAY, Feb. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- There has been a surge in the use of animals in experimental research in the United States since the late 1990s, with mice accounting for most of the increase, a new study...
Rivers May Be Factor in Antibiotic Resistance
Rivers May Be Factor in Antibiotic Resistance WEDNESDAY, Feb. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Rivers and streams could be major contributors to antibiotic resistance due to the many infection-fighting medications flushed into them, a new study says. Anti...
Researchers Identify 8 Signs of Impending Death
Researchers Identify 8 Signs of Impending Death MONDAY, Feb. 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say they have identified eight specific physical signs that strongly indicate that someone with advanced cancer is entering the last days of life. The...
Residential Treatment Program Helps Obese Kids Lose Weight, Study Finds
Residential Treatment Program Helps Obese Kids Lose Weight, Study Finds MONDAY, Feb. 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Extremely obese kids in an intensive 10-month residential treatment program lost more weight than their counterparts, and appeared to reve...
Researchers Learning More About Deadly Pancreatic Cancer
Researchers Learning More About Deadly Pancreatic Cancer FRIDAY, Jan. 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists are working to find new ways to treat pancreatic cancer, one of the deadliest types of cancer in the United States. Pancreatic cancer is the ...
Reducing Work-Family Conflict May Improve Sleep
Reducing Work-Family Conflict May Improve Sleep MONDAY, Jan. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Employees enrolled in a program to reduce work-family conflicts reported improved sleep, a new study says. "We showed that an intervention focused on changing th...