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Antibiotics May Be Overused in Many Neonatal ICUs, Study Finds
Antibiotics May Be Overused in Many Neonatal ICUs, Study Finds MONDAY, April 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Antibiotics appear to be overused in many neonatal intensive care units, new research suggests. Just how overused these medications were varied w...
Another Study Finds No Vaccine-Autism Link
Another Study Finds No Vaccine-Autism Link TUESDAY, April 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Yet another study finds no evidence that the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine raises the risk of autism -- even among children who are at increased genetic risk....
Antibiotic Shortages On the Rise in U.S.
Antibiotic Shortages On the Rise in U.S. THURSDAY, April 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Shortages of antibiotics, including those used to treat drug-resistant infections, may be putting patients at risk for sickness and death, according to a new report....
Adults With Congenital Heart Trouble Need Follow-Up, Experts Say
Adults With Congenital Heart Trouble Need Follow-Up, Experts Say MONDAY, April 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The American Heart Association has issued its first-ever guidelines regarding life for patients older than 40 who were born with heart disease....
Aspirin May Help Ward Off Gastro Cancers, Study Finds
Aspirin May Help Ward Off Gastro Cancers, Study Finds SUNDAY, April 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Taking aspirin regularly over several years may help prevent gastrointestinal cancers, a new study suggests. There was a 20 percent lower risk of cancers ...
Americans' Gut Bacteria Lack Diversity, Researchers Find
Americans' Gut Bacteria Lack Diversity, Researchers Find THURSDAY, April 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Americans have fewer types of intestinal bacteria than people in less-developed countries, according to a new study. The likely cause? Bacteria are l...
About 1 in 10 Kids Tries E-Cigarettes
About 1 in 10 Kids Tries E-Cigarettes WEDNESDAY, April 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- While many teenagers try electronic cigarettes, few become regular users, according to a new study. The research included more than 10,000 children from Wales who were...
Americans Get Too Many Tests Before Cataract Surgery, Study Finds
Americans Get Too Many Tests Before Cataract Surgery, Study Finds WEDNESDAY, April 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Older Americans get a lot of unnecessary tests before they undergo cataract surgery, a new study suggests. Experts said the findings highli...
A Grateful Heart May Be a Healthy Heart
A Grateful Heart May Be a Healthy Heart MONDAY, April 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Being thankful for the good things in life may benefit heart failure patients, a new study suggests. The research included almost 200 heart failure patients who didn't ...
Asthma Rates Similar Among Black Children in Urban, Rural Areas: Study
Asthma Rates Similar Among Black Children in Urban, Rural Areas: Study THURSDAY, April 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Asthma rates are essentially identical among black children living in Detroit and rural Georgia, researchers report. The finding challen...