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Depression Tied to Some Risk of Parkinson's Disease
Depression Tied to Some Risk of Parkinson's Disease WEDNESDAY, May 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with a history of depression seem to have a higher risk of developing Parkinson's disease, a large new study reports, adding to the growing body of ...
Dog-Human Bond May Go Back 40,000 Years
Dog-Human Bond May Go Back 40,000 Years THURSDAY, May 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The close relationship between dogs and humans may have started 27,000 to 40,000 years ago, a new study says. Previous estimates had suggested this bond began no more t...
Does Botox Actually Rejuvenate Skin?
Does Botox Actually Rejuvenate Skin? THURSDAY, May 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Botox injections might do more than simply paralyze facial muscles to create a more youthful appearance. New research suggests the anti-aging treatments may also turn back...
Does Mom's Cellphone Startle the Fetus?
Does Mom's Cellphone Startle the Fetus? WEDNESDAY, May 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The sounds emitted by cellphones carried by pregnant women may rattle the sleep-and-wake cycles of their fetuses, new research suggests. The finding is based on a small...
Diabetes Study Suggests a Little Extra Weight Tied to Longer Survival
Diabetes Study Suggests a Little Extra Weight Tied to Longer Survival MONDAY, May 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A controversial new study suggests that some extra weight may be linked to a longer life for people with type 2 diabetes. Compared to underwe...
Device May Pose Dangers for Patients With Irregular Heartbeat: Study
Device May Pose Dangers for Patients With Irregular Heartbeat: Study MONDAY, May 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Heart surgeons are making regular and potentially dangerous "off-label" use of a suturing device in patients with abnormal heart rhythms, rese...
Drop in Drunk Driving Crashes May Have Boosted U.S. Economy
Drop in Drunk Driving Crashes May Have Boosted U.S. Economy THURSDAY, April 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A dramatic drop in the number of alcohol-related car accidents over the past three decades may have helped fuel the U.S. economy, a new study sugg...
Dropping One Sugary Soda a Day Could Cut Diabetes Risk: Study
Dropping One Sugary Soda a Day Could Cut Diabetes Risk: Study THURSDAY, April 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who love sugary sodas and flavored milk may have a heightened risk of type 2 diabetes, regardless of their body weight, a large new study...
Drugs Show Promise for Some Advanced Lung Cancers
Drugs Show Promise for Some Advanced Lung Cancers WEDNESDAY, April 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Two experimental drugs may help patients whose lung cancer has become resistant to the latest available treatments, separate studies say. Both drugs showed...
Doctors Say Head Lice Should Not Bar Kids From School
Doctors Say Head Lice Should Not Bar Kids From School MONDAY, April 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Outbreaks of head lice in kids can be effectively treated without banning infected children from school, new guidelines from the American Academy of Pedia...