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Study Supports Giving Kidney Donors Priority When They Need a Kidney
Study Supports Giving Kidney Donors Priority When They Need a Kidney THURSDAY, Nov. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Kidney donation is one of the most selfless acts one person can do for another. And now a new study finds that former donors who find they...
Sickle Cell Anemia Treatment So Successful in Kids That Trial Is Halted
Sickle Cell Anemia Treatment So Successful in Kids That Trial Is Halted FRIDAY, Nov. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A clinical trial of hydroxyurea therapy for children with sickle cell anemia has been halted a year early because the results show it is ...
Special Ambulance Delivers Vital Stroke Care More Quickly
Special Ambulance Delivers Vital Stroke Care More Quickly FRIDAY, Nov. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Stroke outcomes are better when patients are treated in an ambulance by a neurologist equipped with a CT scanner and clot-busting drugs, German researc...
Senior-to-Senior Aggression Common in U.S. Nursing Homes
Senior-to-Senior Aggression Common in U.S. Nursing Homes FRIDAY, Nov. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Elderly adults who live in nursing homes may commonly deal with aggressive or inappropriate behavior from fellow residents, a new study suggests. The st...
Some Newly Insured Under 'Obamacare' May Have Trouble Finding Doctors
Some Newly Insured Under 'Obamacare' May Have Trouble Finding Doctors MONDAY, Nov. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of Americans bought health insurance coverage through the Affordable Care Act in the past year. Now, several shortcomings in the s...
Study Uncovers Vultures' Gastronomical Secrets
Study Uncovers Vultures' Gastronomical Secrets TUESDAY, Nov. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Vultures have developed highly specialized ways of dealing with the toxic bacteria they ingest when eating dead animals, researchers report. The new research inv...
Some People May Be Pre-Wired to Be Bilingual
Some People May Be Pre-Wired to Be Bilingual WEDNESDAY, Nov. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Some people's brains seem pre-wired to acquire a second language, new research suggests. But anyone who tries to move beyond their mother tongue will likely gain...
Steer Clear of Cold Meds for Babies, FDA Advises
Steer Clear of Cold Meds for Babies, FDA Advises WEDNESDAY, Nov. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Most babies and young children don't need medicines if they have a cold, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says. Over-the-counter (OTC) cold and cough me...
Spotting Hearing Problems in Infancy May Boost Reading Skills in Deaf Teens
Spotting Hearing Problems in Infancy May Boost Reading Skills in Deaf Teens WEDNESDAY, Nov. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Deaf teens have stronger language and reading skills if their hearing problems were detected at an early age, a new study suggests...
Study Finds No Added Benefit From Routine Heart Scans for Diabetics
Study Finds No Added Benefit From Routine Heart Scans for Diabetics TUESDAY, Nov. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Routine screening for heart disease isn't effective for people with diabetes who have no symptoms but are at high risk for a heart attack, a...