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Drug-Resistant Superbug Increasing in Southeast U.S. Hospitals
Drug-Resistant Superbug Increasing in Southeast U.S. Hospitals FRIDAY, July 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Community hospitals in the southeastern United States have seen a fivefold increase in the number of cases of a dangerous drug-resistant superbug ...
Dangerous Use of Growth Hormone Surges Among U.S. Teens
Dangerous Use of Growth Hormone Surges Among U.S. Teens WEDNESDAY, July 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A growing number of U.S. teens are using synthetic human growth hormone (hGH) to boost their muscles and athletic ability, a new study finds. The perc...
Dogs Can Get Jealous, Too
Dogs Can Get Jealous, Too WEDNESDAY, July 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Jealousy may not be the sole domain of humans, with new research showing dogs can get downright possessive when it comes to the love of their master. When their owners showed affec...
Diet Changes Can Alter Gut Bacteria, Study Says
Diet Changes Can Alter Gut Bacteria, Study Says FRIDAY, July 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Dietary changes can dramatically alter the balance of bacteria in the gut on a daily basis, according to a new study. These fluctuations could lead to monitoring...
Delayed Retirements May Forestall Predicted Nursing Shortage
Delayed Retirements May Forestall Predicted Nursing Shortage THURSDAY, July 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The nation's supply of registered nurses has been growing faster than expected, largely because baby boomers in nursing are working longer than ev...
Donating a Kidney May Carry Hidden Insurance Costs
Donating a Kidney May Carry Hidden Insurance Costs WEDNESDAY, July 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People who have donated a kidney may have difficulty getting or changing life and health insurance coverage, a new study finds. That could reduce the numbe...
Doctors More Willing Than General Public to Donate Organs
Doctors More Willing Than General Public to Donate Organs TUESDAY, July 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors are almost twice as likely to sign up as organ donors as the general public, a new study finds. Researchers looked at more than 15,000 doctors...
Don't Judge a Pill by Its Color
Don't Judge a Pill by Its Color MONDAY, July 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Generic drugs used for heart disease commonly get makeovers that change their shape or color -- and that may prompt some patients to stop using them, a new study finds. Experts ...
Depression May Make It Harder to Beat Prostate Cancer
Depression May Make It Harder to Beat Prostate Cancer FRIDAY, July 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Prostate cancer patients are more likely to be diagnosed with aggressive disease, receive less effective treatment and die sooner if they also have depress...
Delaying Kid's Knee Surgery Could Be a Bad Play, Study Finds
Delaying Kid's Knee Surgery Could Be a Bad Play, Study Finds FRIDAY, July 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Delaying surgery to repair damage to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) -- the main ligament in the middle of the knee -- could increase a young a...