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Genes May Make 'Placebo Effect' Stronger for Some, Study Says
Genes May Make 'Placebo Effect' Stronger for Some, Study Says MONDAY, April 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new report suggests that the strength of your "placebo effect" may depend on your particular DNA. In clinical trials of new drugs, people who re...
Generic Copaxone Approved for Multiple Sclerosis
Generic Copaxone Approved for Multiple Sclerosis THURSDAY, April 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The first U.S. generic version of Copaxone (glatiramer acetate injection) has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration to treat multiple sclerosis (...
Genes May Be Tied to Cardiac Arrest Risk in Dialysis Patients
Genes May Be Tied to Cardiac Arrest Risk in Dialysis Patients THURSDAY, April 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Genes may play a role in cardiac arrest risk among kidney patients who are on dialysis, new research suggests. In a study of pairs of kidney pat...
Gene Variation Could Spur Longer Smoking, Earlier Cancer
Gene Variation Could Spur Longer Smoking, Earlier Cancer FRIDAY, April 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A gene variation associated with smoking longer and getting lung cancer at a younger age has been identified by researchers. People usually are screene...
Genes May Leave Short People Prone to Heart Disease
Genes May Leave Short People Prone to Heart Disease WEDNESDAY, April 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Short people may be more likely to have heart disease, and that increased risk could be linked to the genetics that also determine height, a British-led r...
Genes Linked to Breast, Ovarian Cancers Act Differently in Each Woman: Study
Genes Linked to Breast, Ovarian Cancers Act Differently in Each Woman: Study TUESDAY, April 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women who carry mutations in certain genes face a much higher risk of breast and ovarian cancers, but the impact varies depending o...
Gestational Diabetes Drug Might Raise Babies' Complication Risk
Gestational Diabetes Drug Might Raise Babies' Complication Risk MONDAY, March 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When used to treat diabetes that develops during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), the drug glyburide has been linked to a number of complicatio...
Green Space in Cities May Soothe the Heart
Green Space in Cities May Soothe the Heart FRIDAY, March 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Turning vacant lots into attractive green plots may make life less stressful for city residents, a new study suggests. The research included people in two Philadelph...
Gene-Modified Apples, Potatoes Safe to Eat, FDA Says
Gene-Modified Apples, Potatoes Safe to Eat, FDA Says FRIDAY, March 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A number of new varieties of genetically modified apples and potatoes are safe to eat, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says. The agency said it evalu...
Good Sleep Is Key to Good Sex
Good Sleep Is Key to Good Sex WEDNESDAY, March 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women looking to jump-start their sex life may want to spend more time in bed. Sleeping. That's the conclusion of a new study that suggests that each additional hour of sleep ...