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Air Pollution May Be Linked to Higher Rates of Kidney Disease
Air Pollution May Be Linked to Higher Rates of Kidney Disease SATURDAY, Nov. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Air pollution may be linked to higher rates of chronic kidney disease, new research suggests. A study from the University of Michigan found the p...
Are Women More Likely to Survive Cardiac Arrest?
Are Women More Likely to Survive Cardiac Arrest? SATURDAY, Nov. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Cardiac arrest is most often fatal, but research is conflicting on whether women have better survival odds than men. In two studies scheduled to be presented ...
Asthma Raises Heart Attack Risk, Research Suggests
Asthma Raises Heart Attack Risk, Research Suggests SUNDAY, Nov. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People suffering from asthma who have to take medication every day to control it may face an increased risk of heart attack, new research suggests. And a seco...
Alcoholism Damages Brain's White Matter, Scans Show
Alcoholism Damages Brain's White Matter, Scans Show TUESDAY, Nov. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Alcoholism damages white matter throughout the brain and this damage can be detected with brain scans, researchers report. Heavy drinking may be especially ...
Alcohol Taxes May Give Boost to Public Health, Economy
Alcohol Taxes May Give Boost to Public Health, Economy TUESDAY, Nov. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Some may believe that raising taxes on alcohol products will cost jobs in the service sector, but a new study suggests that's made up for by job creation...
Abuse-Resistant Prescription Painkiller Approved
Abuse-Resistant Prescription Painkiller Approved THURSDAY, Nov. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Hysingla ER (hydrocodone bitartrate), an abuse-resistant, extended release form of the painkiller hydrocodo...
A Bad Marriage Burdens an Aging Heart
A Bad Marriage Burdens an Aging Heart THURSDAY, Nov. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A bad marriage increases an older adult's risk of heart trouble, and that's particularly true for women, a new study contends. Researchers examined five years of data fr...
Alzheimer's Cases Expected to Double by 2050, Researchers Say
Alzheimer's Cases Expected to Double by 2050, Researchers Say FRIDAY, Nov. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The number of people with Alzheimer's disease in the United States will more than double by 2050 -- a trend driven by the aging baby boomer populat...
Acupuncture, Exercise May Ease Pain for Breast Cancer Patients
Acupuncture, Exercise May Ease Pain for Breast Cancer Patients THURSDAY, Nov. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Breast cancer patients who experience pain and swelling related to their treatment may find relief in acupuncture and exercise, new research sug...
ADHD Stimulant Drug Abuse Common Among Young Adults: Survey
ADHD Stimulant Drug Abuse Common Among Young Adults: Survey THURSDAY, Nov. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly one in every five college students abuses prescription stimulants, according to a new survey sponsored by the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids...