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Scientists Grow, Implant Human Intestinal Tissue in Mice
Scientists Grow, Implant Human Intestinal Tissue in Mice SUNDAY, Oct. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- New stem cell-based research could improve understanding of intestinal diseases and eventually lead to new treatments, a new study suggests. Scientists ...
Some Lung Patients Buy Cigarettes Along With Meds at Pharmacies: Study
Some Lung Patients Buy Cigarettes Along With Meds at Pharmacies: Study MONDAY, Oct. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- While picking up a prescription for cholesterol-lowering medication, about one in 20 people with conditions such as asthma, chronic obstru...
Seniors Should Remove Dentures at Bedtime
Seniors Should Remove Dentures at Bedtime WEDNESDAY, Oct. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Seniors who wear their dentures when they sleep are at increased risk for pneumonia, according to new research. The study included 524 men and women, average age ab...
Study Finds U.S. Diets Still Contain Too Many Bad Fats
Study Finds U.S. Diets Still Contain Too Many Bad Fats WEDNESDAY, Oct. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Over the last three decades, Americans have cut their intake of artery-clogging saturated and trans fats -- but not enough, new research shows. Meanwhi...
Sleep Apnea Gear Doesn't Squelch Sex Life, Study Says
Sleep Apnea Gear Doesn't Squelch Sex Life, Study Says WEDNESDAY, Oct. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Your sex life is unlikely to suffer because of sleep apnea treatment, according to a new study. People with sleep apnea experience periods of disrupted ...
Study Finds Kidney Stones Linked to Weakened Bones
Study Finds Kidney Stones Linked to Weakened Bones THURSDAY, Oct. 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Kidney stone patients may be at increased risk for broken bones and may require treatment to protect their bone health, a new study suggests. Researchers le...
Studies Link Cold Sore Virus to Alzheimer's Risk
Studies Link Cold Sore Virus to Alzheimer's Risk FRIDAY, Oct. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The virus that causes common cold sores -- herpes simplex -- might increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease, two studies by Swedish researchers suggest. In fact...
Sleep Duration Linked to Ulcerative Colitis Risk in Study
Sleep Duration Linked to Ulcerative Colitis Risk in Study FRIDAY, Oct. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Not getting the right amount of sleep might raise your risk of ulcerative colitis, a new study suggests. Those who sleep less or more than the recommen...
Second Health Care Worker in Dallas Tests Positive for Ebola
Second Health Care Worker in Dallas Tests Positive for Ebola WEDNESDAY, Oct. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A second health care worker who helped treat a patient who died of Ebola last week at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for the disease, heal...
Salamanders May Hold Clues to Human Scar Healing
Salamanders May Hold Clues to Human Scar Healing TUESDAY, Oct. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Insights gleaned from salamanders may help keep people scar-free after surgery, University of Florida researchers say. They're focusing on a type of salamander...