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  • Driving Skills May Suffer Even After Concussion Symptoms Subside

    Posted: 02/19/2017

    Driving Skills May Suffer Even After Concussion Symptoms Subside FRIDAY, Feb. 10, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Even after their symptoms disappear, concussion patients may still have difficulty driving, a small study suggests. The study included 14 college-age participants who were tested on a driving simulator within 48 hours after they no longer felt the effects of their concussions. Despite feeling like they had recovered from their head injuries, the patients were still likely to drive erratically. At t...

  • Daylight Savings Time May Lower Chances of IVF Success for Some: Study

    Posted: 02/19/2017

    Daylight Savings Time May Lower Chances of IVF Success for Some: Study FRIDAY, Feb. 10, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Daylight savings time may be associated with an increased risk of miscarriage among some women undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF), a new study suggests. Boston Medical Center (BMC) researchers found that miscarriage rates in IVF patients who had a prior miscarriage were much higher among those who received an embryo 21 days after the spring time change than those whose embryo transfers w...

  • Does a Baby's Sex Affect Mom's Immunity During Pregnancy?

    Posted: 02/19/2017

    Does a Baby's Sex Affect Mom's Immunity During Pregnancy? TUESDAY, Feb. 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A baby's gender might affect a pregnant woman's immune system, a new study suggests. For the study, researchers checked levels of immune markers called cytokines in the blood of 80 pregnant women. The researchers found no differences in cytokine levels based on fetal sex. But they did find that "the immune cells of women carrying female fetuses produced more pro-inflammatory cytokines when exposed to bac...

  • Dealing With Diabetes Distress

    Posted: 02/19/2017

    Dealing With Diabetes Distress THURSDAY, Feb. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- People with diabetes have to think about their condition and make treatment decisions constantly -- and all that extra work and worry can lead to psychological distress at times. "Diabetes distress" isn't the same as depression, however, diabetes experts note. It's a condition unique to the 24/7 demands that come with diabetes, particularly for people dependent on insulin. "The day you develop diabetes, it's like the universe jus...

  • Docs More Likely to Prescribe Antibiotics If Patients Expect Them

    Posted: 02/19/2017

    Docs More Likely to Prescribe Antibiotics If Patients Expect Them FRIDAY, Feb. 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors are more likely to prescribe antibiotics if they think patients expect the drugs, a new study finds. That's true even if the doctor doesn't think the patient has a bacterial infection, which means antibiotics would be ineffective, the researchers said. The study included more than 400 doctors in the United Kingdom. The researchers conducted two experiments and presented physicians with dif...

  • Divorce May Shrink an Older Woman's Waistline…

    Posted: 02/19/2017

    Divorce May Shrink an Older Woman's Waistline THURSDAY, Feb. 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Divorce can be plenty stressful for older women. But it doesn't translate into the weight gain that often accompanies getting married later in life, a new study suggests. Getting divorced or separated after 50 is actually associated with weight loss and an increase in physical activity -- at least in the short term, the researchers reported. Conversely, women who are older when they marry are more likely to gain wei...

  • Daily Aspirin May Help Prevent Some Recurrent Miscarriages

    Posted: 02/17/2017

    Daily Aspirin May Help Prevent Some Recurrent Miscarriages THURSDAY, Feb. 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Miscarriage is an often unexpected and traumatic event for a woman and her partner. But new research suggests that something as simple as taking a daily low-dose aspirin could help prevent a recurrence. The intervention appears to help boost live births in women with high levels of inflammation who previously lost a pregnancy, according to a research team from the U.S. National Institute of Child Health...

  • Drinking Peroxide as 'Natural' Cure Leads to Dangerous Blood Clots

    Posted: 02/17/2017

    Drinking Peroxide as 'Natural' Cure Leads to Dangerous Blood Clots THURSDAY, Feb. 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Ingesting high-concentration hydrogen peroxide as a "natural cure" or cleansing agent may land you in the emergency room, health experts caution. Of particular concern are alternative drinking "therapies" that proactively promote the health benefits of potent peroxide. These so-called "super water" cures are anything but curative, researchers said, with ingestion leading to heart attack, stroke,...

  • Do Older Guys Always Prefer Younger Women? Maybe Not

    Posted: 02/17/2017

    Do Older Guys Always Prefer Younger Women? Maybe Not THURSDAY, Feb. 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The stereotype that older men are usually attracted to much younger women may not fully reflect reality, a new study suggests. The study of Finnish adults found that many heterosexual men were, in fact, interested in women substantially younger than they were. And on average, they had a more generous definition of "too young" than women did. But on the other hand, men were also attracted to women their own ag...

  • Drought May Beckon Bigger West Nile Outbreaks

    Posted: 02/16/2017

    Drought May Beckon Bigger West Nile Outbreaks WEDNESDAY, Feb. 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A parched climate might be the perfect environment for spreading West Nile virus, a new study suggests. Researchers examined 15 years of data on West Nile virus infections in people across the United States and found that epidemics were larger during years of drought. There were also bigger outbreaks in areas that had not experienced large epidemics of the mosquito-borne virus in the past. "We found that drought wa...