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Women Soldiers No More Likely to Develop PTSD, Study Finds
Women Soldiers No More Likely to Develop PTSD, Study Finds FRIDAY, Aug. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women in the U.S. military are no more likely than men to develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a government study shows. "This is the first ...
Women Who Breast-Feed Less Likely to Have MS Relapse: Study
Women Who Breast-Feed Less Likely to Have MS Relapse: Study MONDAY, Aug. 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Breast-feeding exclusively for at least two months may help new mothers with multiple sclerosis (MS) lower their risk of relapse, new research sugges...
Wireless Pacemaker Shows Promise in Early Trial
Wireless Pacemaker Shows Promise in Early Trial MONDAY, Aug. 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) --A tiny, wireless heart pacemaker showed promise in early tests and could offer an alternative to conventional, wired pacemakers, researchers report. Experts say, ...
West Nile Virus Most Common Mosquito-Borne Illness in U.S.
West Nile Virus Most Common Mosquito-Borne Illness in U.S. THURSDAY, Sept. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- West Nile virus, which first appeared in the United States in 1999, continues to be the most common mosquito-borne illness in the country, federal h...
Weight Loss Fights Liver Condition, No Matter How It's Done
Weight Loss Fights Liver Condition, No Matter How It's Done FRIDAY, Aug. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Weight loss can improve liver health of obese or overweight people, whether excess pounds are shed through lifestyle changes or weight-loss surgery, ...
Why the Aging Brain Is More Vulnerable to Alzheimer's
Why the Aging Brain Is More Vulnerable to Alzheimer's THURSDAY, Aug. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Age is the greatest risk factor for Alzheimer's disease, and researchers now think they know why that's the case. New cutting-edge technology reveals tha...
When Your Spouse Has a Stroke, Your Health May Suffer, Too
When Your Spouse Has a Stroke, Your Health May Suffer, Too THURSDAY, Aug. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Caring for a spouse who has had a stroke can hurt your mental and physical health, researchers report. Swedish researchers evaluated nearly 250 care...
Women Don't Have to Suffer Through Severe Morning Sickness, Experts Say
Women Don't Have to Suffer Through Severe Morning Sickness, Experts Say WEDNESDAY, Aug. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Expectant mothers hit hard with nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy don't need to muddle through debilitating symptoms, new recomme...
Workaholics May Face Higher Stroke Risk: Study
Workaholics May Face Higher Stroke Risk: Study WEDNESDAY, Aug. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of workers who put in lots of overtime may be upping their odds for a stroke, a new study contends. "Working long hours is associated with a significa...
Weight Loss While You Relax? Mouse Study Hints It Could Happen
Weight Loss While You Relax? Mouse Study Hints It Could Happen WEDNESDAY, Aug. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Fat-burning that leads to weight loss while you sleep or relax sounds like a promise from a quack fad diet, but new genetic research into the c...