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Young Black, Hispanic Hodgkin Lymphoma Patients Face Worse Outcomes: Study
Young Black, Hispanic Hodgkin Lymphoma Patients Face Worse Outcomes: Study WEDNESDAY, Feb. 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Hodgkin lymphoma is a form of cancer that starts in white blood cells is often curable. But, poor black and Hispanic young people ar...
Young Adults Would Delay Seeking Stroke Treatment: Survey
Young Adults Would Delay Seeking Stroke Treatment: Survey MONDAY, Jan. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Immediate treatment of stroke is crucial, but a new survey finds that three-quarters of young American adults would delay going to the hospital if they...
Yoga May Boost Quality of Life for Prostate Cancer Patients
Yoga May Boost Quality of Life for Prostate Cancer Patients FRIDAY, Nov. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Yoga may benefit men who are undergoing radiation therapy for prostate cancer, according to a small study. Many such patients experience side effects...
Your DNA May Explain High-Calorie Food Cravings
Your DNA May Explain High-Calorie Food Cravings THURSDAY, Nov. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Can't resist high-fat, sugary foods? Your genetic makeup may be to blame. Researchers say they've identified a pair of genetic variants that interact to boost t...
Younger Women Less Likely to Take Meds After Heart Attack
Younger Women Less Likely to Take Meds After Heart Attack TUESDAY, Oct. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Younger women who've had a heart attack are less likely than men to be taking the appropriate heart medications one year later, new Canadian research ...
Young Cancer Survivors Often Develop New Malignancies
Young Cancer Survivors Often Develop New Malignancies TUESDAY, Oct. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Teen and young adult cancer survivors are at increased risk for other cancers later in life, a new study reveals. Researchers analyzed U.S. National Cancer...
Younger Native Americans Face High Suicide Rate: Report
Younger Native Americans Face High Suicide Rate: Report WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new federal report on suicide finds that young adult Native Americans continue to be at a much higher risk of killing themselves than other racial ...
You Carry Your 'Microbial Cloud' With You
You Carry Your 'Microbial Cloud' With You TUESDAY, Sept. 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In a finding that's sure to alarm germophobes everywhere, scientists say people emit a "microbial cloud" of bacteria wherever they may be. The study found that air s...
Younger Women With Diabetes More Vulnerable to Heart Attack: Study
Younger Women With Diabetes More Vulnerable to Heart Attack: Study WEDNESDAY, Sept. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Young women with diabetes are much more likely to have a heart attack than those without the blood sugar disease, new research says. The st...
Your Heart Is Likely 'Older' Than You Are
Your Heart Is Likely 'Older' Than You Are TUESDAY, Sept. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Three out of four American adults have a heart that's "older" than their years, raising their risk for heart attack or stroke, federal health officials said Tuesday. ...