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Immune System Changes Tied to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Immune System Changes Tied to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome FRIDAY, Feb. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Chronic fatigue syndrome appears to be linked to specific changes in a person's immune system, particularly increased amounts of chemical messengers that ...
In Northeast, Weather Changes May Mean More Ticks, Earlier
In Northeast, Weather Changes May Mean More Ticks, Earlier FRIDAY, Feb. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Ticks in the northeastern United States are showing up earlier in the spring and expanding their range because of warmer temperatures over the past tw...
In Vitro Births Continue to Rise in U.S.
In Vitro Births Continue to Rise in U.S. TUESDAY, March 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More babies in the United States are being conceived by in vitro fertilization, a new report shows. Nearly 2,000 more infants were born with the help of this assisted ...
Is Measles' Return the 'New Normal'?
Is Measles' Return the 'New Normal'? TUESDAY, Feb. 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Is measles really back? That's the question vexing everyone from pediatricians to policymakers to parents as the outbreak of the dangerous childhood disease that was decla...
Iron Supplements May Help Blood Donors Recover More Quickly
Iron Supplements May Help Blood Donors Recover More Quickly TUESDAY, Feb. 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Low-dose iron supplements speed blood donors' recovery of iron and hemoglobin, an iron-rich protein that carries oxygen in red blood cells, new rese...
IUDs, Contraceptive Implants Work Longer Than Thought, Researchers Report
IUDs, Contraceptive Implants Work Longer Than Thought, Researchers Report THURSDAY, Feb. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Hormonal intrauterine devices (IUDs) and contraceptive implants appear to prevent pregnancy one year beyond their approved length of u...
Imaging Tests May Help Stem Amputations for Circulatory Disorder
Imaging Tests May Help Stem Amputations for Circulatory Disorder WEDNESDAY, Feb. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) who face amputation of a foot or leg can have their limb saved by minimally invasive surgery t...
Income Inequality Affects Kids' Health, Research Shows
Income Inequality Affects Kids' Health, Research Shows WEDNESDAY, Feb. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- There is a growing disparity in the physical and mental health of rich and poor children and teens in the United States and other wealthy countries, a n...
Implanted Device May Improve Hard-to-Treat Chest Pain
Implanted Device May Improve Hard-to-Treat Chest Pain WEDNESDAY, Feb. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A stent-like device placed in a heart vein may bring relief to some people with otherwise untreatable cases of angina, a small clinical trial finds. The ...
Internal Tissue Adhesive Approved
Internal Tissue Adhesive Approved WEDNESDAY, Feb. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first tissue adhesive for internal use. Known as TissuGlu, surgeons can use the urethane-based adhesive to connect tis...