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iPads Can Trigger Nickel Allergies in Kids
iPads Can Trigger Nickel Allergies in Kids MONDAY, July 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When an 11-year-old boy in San Diego developed a nasty skin allergy, doctors traced it to the nickel in his family's iPad. They also found a quick and easy solution -...
Is Obesity an Advantage After Heart Procedures?
Is Obesity an Advantage After Heart Procedures? WEDNESDAY, July 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- While a host of cardiovascular ailments are associated with excess pounds, new research supports a puzzling "obesity paradox." It found that overweight heart ...
Irregular Heart Rhythm Ups Stroke Risk Soon After Heart Surgery
Irregular Heart Rhythm Ups Stroke Risk Soon After Heart Surgery MONDAY, July 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People who are older than 65 who've had a stroke or heart valve surgery, or who have known blood vessel disease, have an increased risk of stroke...
Inactivity May Be Main Culprit in Obesity Epidemic: Study
Inactivity May Be Main Culprit in Obesity Epidemic: Study TUESDAY, July 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Lack of exercise -- and not a tendency to eat too much -- may explain why an increasing number of Americans are obese, a new study suggests. Researcher...
If You Can't Stand the Heat . . .
If You Can't Stand the Heat . . . WEDNESDAY, July 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Summer's heat puts everyone at potential risk for heat-related illness, but seniors and people with chronic health problems are especially vulnerable. Heat illnesses -- coll...
Insulin Pumps May Outperform Daily Injections for Type 2 Diabetes: Study
Insulin Pumps May Outperform Daily Injections for Type 2 Diabetes: Study WEDNESDAY, July 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Insulin pumps provide better blood sugar control for adults with diabetes than multiple daily insulin injections, a new study says. In...
iPads May Help Boost Speaking Skills in Kids With Autism: Study
iPads May Help Boost Speaking Skills in Kids With Autism: Study TUESDAY, July 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Adding access to a computer tablet to traditional therapy may help children with autism talk and interact more, new research suggests. The study ...
Injuries, Violence Are Leading Causes of Death for Young Americans
Injuries, Violence Are Leading Causes of Death for Young Americans TUESDAY, July 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly 80 percent of deaths of Americans age 30 and younger result from injury or violence, U.S. health researchers reported Tuesday. More you...
Inhaled Medication Afrezza Approved to Treat Diabetes
Inhaled Medication Afrezza Approved to Treat Diabetes MONDAY, June 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An inhaled medication, Afrezza (human insulin), has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat adults with diabetes. The rapid-acting,...
Is All That TV Killing You?
Is All That TV Killing You? WEDNESDAY, June 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Attention, binge TV watchers: New research suggests that long stretches spent glued to the tube may be more than just a guilty pleasure -- they could also shorten your life. The ...