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FDA Issues Warning for Type 2 Diabetes Drugs
FDA Issues Warning for Type 2 Diabetes Drugs MONDAY, May 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A certain class of type 2 diabetes drugs can lead to a life-threatening condition called ketoacidosis, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns. These prescriptio...
Fewer Motorcyclists Dying in Crashes: Report
Fewer Motorcyclists Dying in Crashes: Report WEDNESDAY, May 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Motorcyclist deaths in the United States dropped for the second straight year in 2014, but they are still higher than they were a decade ago, a new report shows. ...
Family History of Breast Cancer Doesn't Worsen Patient's Prognosis: Study
Family History of Breast Cancer Doesn't Worsen Patient's Prognosis: Study WEDNESDAY, May 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Breast cancer patients who have a family history of the disease often worry that their outlook is worse and their chances for recurre...
Fish Oil Tied to Better Brain Function in Older Adults
Fish Oil Tied to Better Brain Function in Older Adults FRIDAY, May 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Consuming more omega-3 fatty acids -- found in many types of fish -- may benefit people at risk for Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests. Researchers ...
FDA Ready to Lift Ban on Blood Donations by Gay Men
FDA Ready to Lift Ban on Blood Donations by Gay Men TUESDAY, May 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Gay and bisexual men who have abstained from sex for one year would be allowed to donate blood in the United States, under a new federal policy unveiled Tues...
Fall-Related Deaths Nearly Doubled for U.S. Seniors Since 2000
Fall-Related Deaths Nearly Doubled for U.S. Seniors Since 2000 THURSDAY, May 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The number of American seniors who die from fall-related injuries has nearly doubled since 2000, a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Co...
For Gay Children, Bullying Begins Early, Happens Often: Study
For Gay Children, Bullying Begins Early, Happens Often: Study WEDNESDAY, May 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Bullying starts as early as elementary and middle school, and occurs more frequently for students who later identify as gay, lesbian or bisexual, ...
Fecal Transplant Helps Fight Off Dangerous Gut Infection: Review
Fecal Transplant Helps Fight Off Dangerous Gut Infection: Review MONDAY, May 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Though saddled with an undeniable "yuck factor," fecal transplantation appears to be a safe and effective way to combat a serious intestinal infec...
Fitness May Help Lower Odds for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Fitness May Help Lower Odds for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma FRIDAY, May 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A lifetime of vigorous exercise may lower the risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma -- a form of cancer that affects the lymph nodes, according to a new study. Act...
Few Military Women Seek Care After Sexual Assault: Study
Few Military Women Seek Care After Sexual Assault: Study FRIDAY, May 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Most American servicewomen who are sexually assaulted don't seek health care right away, a new study suggests. Of more than 200 women who said they had be...