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Junk Food Cravings Linked to Brain Lapse
Junk Food Cravings Linked to Brain Lapse THURSDAY, Sept. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Can't resist that fat-filled goodie? You can blame it on a brain lapse. Giving in to cravings for high-calorie junk food is associated with a lapse in the part of th...
Job Worries Can Raise Asthma Risk, Study Says
Job Worries Can Raise Asthma Risk, Study Says TUESDAY, Sept. 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Fear of losing your job can increase the risk for developing asthma, according to a new European study. The study involved more than 7,000 employed adults in Ger...
Jardiance Approved for Type 2 Diabetes
Jardiance Approved for Type 2 Diabetes FRIDAY, Aug. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Jardiance (empagliflozin) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat type 2 diabetes, which accounts for some 90 percent of diabetes cases in the ...
J&J Pulls Hysterectomy Tool Tied to Cancer Risk From Market
J&J Pulls Hysterectomy Tool Tied to Cancer Risk From Market THURSDAY, July 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The largest maker of a surgical tool that has shown an increased risk of spreading undetected cancers in women has said it will withdraw its de...
Job Loss Tougher for Americans Than Europeans
Job Loss Tougher for Americans Than Europeans THURSDAY, June 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Getting a pink slip is never uplifting, but a new study suggests it's a bigger downer for Americans than for Europeans. The study of more than 38,000 people in t...
Jump in, Just Don't Swallow the Water
Jump in, Just Don't Swallow the Water SATURDAY, May 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Taking a dip in the water can help refresh you on a hot day, but you need to protect yourself and your family from bacteria and parasites that can lurk in water, an infec...
Jury Still Out on Whether Doctors Should Screen for Suicide Risk
Jury Still Out on Whether Doctors Should Screen for Suicide Risk MONDAY, May 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- There is still not enough evidence to recommend either for or against patients getting routinely screened for suicide risk by their primary care ...
Just Seeing a Doctor May Boost the Odds of Surviving Melanoma
Just Seeing a Doctor May Boost the Odds of Surviving Melanoma FRIDAY, May 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Regular doctor visits may reduce the risk of dying from melanoma skin cancer, according to a new study. Researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit...
Japan Quake Shows How Stress Alters the Brain
Japan Quake Shows How Stress Alters the Brain TUESDAY, April 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A small study of people who experienced the devastating 2011 earthquake in Japan shows that although traumatic events can shrink parts of the brain, some of thos...
Joblessness an Unwanted Side Effect of Chemo for Breast Cancer
Joblessness an Unwanted Side Effect of Chemo for Breast Cancer MONDAY, April 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Women with breast cancer who undergo chemotherapy are more likely to end up unemployed than patients who get other treatments, a new study report...