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Vaccine for Hepatitis C Inches Closer to Reality
Vaccine for Hepatitis C Inches Closer to Reality WEDNESDAY, Nov. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An initial study suggests that a potential vaccine against hepatitis C, a liver disease that affects at least 130 million people worldwide, is safe in people....
Voters' Views on Obamacare Split Along Party Lines
Voters' Views on Obamacare Split Along Party Lines WEDNESDAY, Oct. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Americans' opinions about the Affordable Care Act are sharply divided along political lines, a new study finds. Democratic voters are strongly in favor of ...
Vitamin D May Not Prevent Return of Women's Infection After All
Vitamin D May Not Prevent Return of Women's Infection After All TUESDAY, Oct. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new study suggests that high doses of vitamin D may not help prevent the return of vaginosis, a vaginal infection that's especially common in ...
Very Special Delivery: Unused U.S. Surgical Supplies
Very Special Delivery: Unused U.S. Surgical Supplies TUESDAY, Oct. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Unused medical supplies from American hospitals could improve the safety of surgeries around the world, a new report says. Certain large academic U.S. medi...
Virus Present at Birth Causes More Than 10 Percent of Hearing-Loss Cases in Kids
Virus Present at Birth Causes More Than 10 Percent of Hearing-Loss Cases in Kids MONDAY, Oct. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- More than 10 percent of babies born with an infection called cytomegalovirus will suffer permanent hearing loss, a new study rep...
Vitamin D Might Help Kids With Eczema
Vitamin D Might Help Kids With Eczema FRIDAY, Oct. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Daily vitamin D supplements might help children with eczema that gets worse in the winter, a new study suggests. When eczema, a chronic inflammatory skin disorder, flares ...
Varicose Vein Treatments All Work, but Aren't Quite Equal
Varicose Vein Treatments All Work, but Aren't Quite Equal WEDNESDAY, Sept. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Three common treatments for painful varicose veins all ease symptoms, though there may be small differences in quality of life months later. That's...
Vitamin E, Selenium Supplements Don't Seem to Prevent Cataracts
Vitamin E, Selenium Supplements Don't Seem to Prevent Cataracts THURSDAY, Sept. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Daily supplements of selenium or vitamin E don't seem to protect against the development of age-related cataracts among men, a new study indic...
VA Hospital Delays Didn't Cause Deaths, Investigators Say
VA Hospital Delays Didn't Cause Deaths, Investigators Say TUESDAY, Aug. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Investigators with the U.S. Veterans Affairs Department say there's no evidence that any deaths at a Phoenix VA hospital -- the center of a nationwide...
Vaccine Shows Promise Against Mosquito-Borne Virus
Vaccine Shows Promise Against Mosquito-Borne Virus THURSDAY, Aug. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental vaccine to protect people from the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus has shown promise in its first human trial. "This vaccine was safe and w...