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Scientists Pinpoint a Speech Center in Brain
Scientists Pinpoint a Speech Center in Brain MONDAY, May 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say they've pinpointed a part of the brain that processes speech. The finding about the superior temporal sulcus -- located in the temporal lobe -- helps...
Stenting Outcomes Vary Widely Among U.S. Hospitals
Stenting Outcomes Vary Widely Among U.S. Hospitals MONDAY, May 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The risk of death or stroke after carotid artery stenting varies widely among U.S. hospitals, with the odds four times higher at some medical centers than othe...
Sleep Apnea May Boost Depression Risk in Men, Study Finds
Sleep Apnea May Boost Depression Risk in Men, Study Finds MONDAY, May 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Men who have the sleep disorder known as obstructive sleep apnea appear to have a higher risk of depression, new research suggests. Men with undiagnosed...
Serious Concussions Linked to Memory Problems in Retired NFL Players
Serious Concussions Linked to Memory Problems in Retired NFL Players MONDAY, May 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- National Football League players who suffered concussions serious enough to lose consciousness may be at risk for brain damage that can affec...
Shift Work Linked to Health Problems
Shift Work Linked to Health Problems MONDAY, May 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Shift work may harm your health, a new study warns. Researchers examined data on nearly 1,600 people in Wisconsin, comparing the health of shift workers with those who worke...
Suicide Rate Up Among Young Black Children in U.S.
Suicide Rate Up Among Young Black Children in U.S. MONDAY, May 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Suicides among black American children have increased in recent years, while fewer white children are killing themselves, a new analysis finds. The odds of any...
Secondhand Pot Smoke Can Give Bystanders Mild 'High'
Secondhand Pot Smoke Can Give Bystanders Mild 'High' TUESDAY, May 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In unventilated rooms or vehicles, secondhand marijuana smoke can affect people who aren't smoking the drug, a new study finds. In those situations, nonsmok...
Steroids No Better for Sciatica Pain Than Placebo, Study Finds
Steroids No Better for Sciatica Pain Than Placebo, Study Finds TUESDAY, May 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors often prescribe steroid pills to ease the discomfort of sciatica -- back and leg pain usually caused by a herniated disk in the lower back...
Stressed at Work? Try 'Natural' Sounds to Relax
Stressed at Work? Try 'Natural' Sounds to Relax TUESDAY, May 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The placid sounds of a babbling brook might be just the thing to help ease your stress at the workplace and boost your productivity, a new study finds. Some open...
Smoking May Make Return of Lung Cancer More Likely
Smoking May Make Return of Lung Cancer More Likely TUESDAY, May 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Lung cancer survivors are at high risk for recurrence of the disease, and smoking is a major factor in that risk, a new study shows. The study included 192 lu...