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Common Respiratory Diseases Tied to Lung Cancer Risk
Common Respiratory Diseases Tied to Lung Cancer Risk FRIDAY, Aug. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Three common respiratory diseases seem to be associated with an increased risk of lung cancer, researchers report. The investigators analyzed data from seve...
Co-Workers Take Dim View of Women Who Seek Flex Time: Study
Co-Workers Take Dim View of Women Who Seek Flex Time: Study MONDAY, Aug. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Women seeking a better work-life balance are less likely than men to be viewed positively by their colleagues, a new study finds. "These results demo...
Childhood Mental Disability Rates Up, Study Finds
Childhood Mental Disability Rates Up, Study Finds MONDAY, Aug. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Rates of developmental and mental disabilities -- ranging from speech problems to attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder -- have jumped 21 percent among U.S....
Certain Antipsychotic Meds Tied to Kidney Problems in Elderly
Certain Antipsychotic Meds Tied to Kidney Problems in Elderly TUESDAY, Aug. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Kidney injury can be added to the list of possible harms related to use of three antipsychotic medications often prescribed to treat behavioral sy...
Certain Symptoms Can Delay Lupus Diagnosis, Researchers Report
Certain Symptoms Can Delay Lupus Diagnosis, Researchers Report TUESDAY, Aug. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Lupus and other rheumatic diseases can cause neurological symptoms such as headaches and seizures, which can delay a correct diagnosis for months...
Cerdelga Approved for Gaucher Disease
Cerdelga Approved for Gaucher Disease WEDNESDAY, Aug. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Cerdelga (eliglustat) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat type 1 Gaucher disease, a rare inherited disorder caused by the body's insuffi...
Consumer Reports Advises Pregnant Women to Avoid Tuna
Consumer Reports Advises Pregnant Women to Avoid Tuna THURSDAY, Aug. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- In a new review of seafood safety, Consumer Reports is advising that pregnant women avoid eating tuna due to concerns about mercury exposure. "We're part...
College Prep 101
College Prep 101 FRIDAY, Aug. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- College can be a challenging time for young people, but there are a number of things they can do to make the most of their new life, an expert says. This is "a time to adjust, explore, meet ne...
Counseling Does Little to Deter Youth Drinking, Review Finds
Counseling Does Little to Deter Youth Drinking, Review Finds FRIDAY, Aug. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Counseling may do little to help young people with drinking problems, a large-scale review finds. Researchers analyzed 66 studies that included near...
Cosmetic Eye Procedure May Ease Migraines, Small Study Says
Cosmetic Eye Procedure May Ease Migraines, Small Study Says FRIDAY, Aug. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Cosmetic eyelid surgery involving specific nerves may do more than improve your looks -- the procedure may also provide migraine relief for some, acc...