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Restroom Hand Dryers Spread More Germs Than Paper Towels, Study Finds
Restroom Hand Dryers Spread More Germs Than Paper Towels, Study Finds FRIDAY, Nov. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Those air-blown hand dryers in public restrooms may spread far more germs than conventional paper towels, a new study suggests. British res...
Researchers Find Stem Cells That Help Nails Regenerate
Researchers Find Stem Cells That Help Nails Regenerate MONDAY, Nov. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have discovered the stem cells that allow your nails to grow back after you lose them. Using mouse nail cells, University of Southern Californ...
Rx for Better Health Care: Kindness and Compassion
Rx for Better Health Care: Kindness and Compassion MONDAY, Nov. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Want to give health care a boost? Try a little kindness, experts say. Various studies suggest that when health care workers approach patients with compassion,...
Running Won't Raise Risk of Knee Arthritis, Study Says
Running Won't Raise Risk of Knee Arthritis, Study Says SATURDAY, Nov. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Regular running doesn't seem to increase your chances of developing knee osteoarthritis, and it may even help prevent the disease, researchers report. T...
Rheumatoid Arthritis in Moms-to-Be Linked to Premature Births
Rheumatoid Arthritis in Moms-to-Be Linked to Premature Births THURSDAY, Nov. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Pregnant women with rheumatoid arthritis are at increased risk for giving birth prematurely, a new study suggests. Rheumatoid arthritis is an aut...
Researchers Find Gene Mutation That May Protect Against Heart Disease
Researchers Find Gene Mutation That May Protect Against Heart Disease WEDNESDAY, Nov. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Mutations that affect a single gene may significantly reduce the risk of heart disease, a new study suggests. People have two copies of ...
Report: Fewer U.S. Hospitalizations for Hepatitis A
Report: Fewer U.S. Hospitalizations for Hepatitis A SATURDAY, Nov. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- There has been a sharp decline in the rate of hospitalizations for hepatitis A in the United States, a new study finds. Hepatitis A is a viral liver disease...
Research Questions Link Between Media Violence, Violent Behavior
Research Questions Link Between Media Violence, Violent Behavior WEDNESDAY, Nov. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Throwing another wrinkle into the ongoing debate over the effects of media violence, new research suggests that movies and video games might n...
Researchers Say Antibiotics in Fish a Health Concern
Researchers Say Antibiotics in Fish a Health Concern FRIDAY, Oct. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers who discovered antibiotics in farmed and wild fish say their findings are cause for concern. The use of antibiotics in animals, including fish, ...
Recalled Supplements Linger on U.S. Store Shelves, Study Finds
Recalled Supplements Linger on U.S. Store Shelves, Study Finds WEDNESDAY, Oct. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Two-thirds of dietary supplements recalled by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) because they contained banned ingredients remained on...