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Health Highlights: July 27, 2015
Health Highlights: July 27, 2015 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Spinal Cord Injury Patients Able to Stand Again Four men paralyzed from the chest down were able to get out of the...
High Blood Sugar May Boost Alzheimer's Risk
High Blood Sugar May Boost Alzheimer's Risk MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- High blood sugar associated with prediabetes may increase the risk for Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests. Researchers found that insulin resistance -- higher...
Health Tip: Triggers of Swimmer's Ear
Health Tip: Triggers of Swimmer's Ear (HealthDay News) -- Swimmer's ear occurs when water becomes trapped inside. This can cause pain, inflammation and infection. The American Academy of Otolaryngology -- Head and Neck Surgery says potential triggers ...
Health Tip: When Heel Pain is Afoot
Health Tip: When Heel Pain is Afoot (HealthDay News) -- Pain in the heel may range from a minor nuisance to disabling. The American Podiatric Medical Association mentions these possible causes: Formation of a spur, a non-cancerous bony growth, in this...
Health Tip: Offer Support to Seniors
Health Tip: Offer Support to Seniors (HealthDay News) -- Significant life changes, from losing a loved one to developing a health problem, can be particularly difficult for seniors. The American Academy of Family Physicians suggests how to help: Learn...
Health Tip: Protect Your Heart From Stress and Depression
Health Tip: Protect Your Heart From Stress and Depression (HealthDay News) -- Your heart may pay a price when you're stressed or depressed. But there are things you can do to help lighten the burden. The American Heart Association recommends: Identify...
Health Highlights: July 28, 2015
Health Highlights: July 28, 2015 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Cyclosporiasis Outbreak Linked to Human Feces, Toilet Paper in Mexican Cilantro Fields An outbreak of cyclosporias...
Heart Disease, Alzheimer's Linked by Common Risk Factors
Heart Disease, Alzheimer's Linked by Common Risk Factors TUESDAY, July 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Some risk factors for heart disease may also be linked with Alzheimer's and other types of dementia, a new study reports. "We already know that vascula...
Health Highlights: July 29, 2015
Health Highlights: July 29, 2015 Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Legionnaire's Disease Outbreak Being Investigated in New York City: Health Officials A Legionnaire's disease outbr...
How Well Does the Newly Approved Weight-Loss 'Balloon' Work?
How Well Does the Newly Approved Weight-Loss 'Balloon' Work? WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's approval of a temporary, implanted balloon device for weight loss may have many wondering how -- and how ...