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Mouse Study Suggests Immune Disorder May Play Role in Alzheimer's
Mouse Study Suggests Immune Disorder May Play Role in Alzheimer's TUESDAY, April 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- An immune system disorder may play a role in the development of Alzheimer's disease, research in mice suggests. Duke University researchers f...
More Evidence of Long-Term Illness in 9/11 Responders
More Evidence of Long-Term Illness in 9/11 Responders THURSDAY, April 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Emergency Medical Services (EMS) workers who came to the rescue at the World Trade Center in New York City on Sept. 11, 2001, have some of the same chro...
Migraines Often Undiagnosed, Doctor Says
Migraines Often Undiagnosed, Doctor Says FRIDAY, April 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- If you don't know whether or not your headache is just a headache, or if it's actually a migraine, you may be missing out on effective treatments, suggests an expert a...
Medical Groups Issue Guidelines for Treating First Seizure
Medical Groups Issue Guidelines for Treating First Seizure MONDAY, April 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- One in 10 people worldwide will have a seizure in his or her lifetime, experts say. Now, two medical groups have issued a new guideline on how to tre...
Mammograms a Personal Decision for Women in Their 40s, Panel Says
Mammograms a Personal Decision for Women in Their 40s, Panel Says MONDAY, April 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women in their 40s should talk with their doctors and then decide for themselves whether they need regular mammograms to screen for breast can...
Many Smokers Try to Quit After Cancer Diagnosis
Many Smokers Try to Quit After Cancer Diagnosis MONDAY, April 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Cancer survivors are about 50 percent more likely to quit smoking two years after their diagnosis than smokers without cancer, a new study found. While the find...
Muscle Strength Helps Baseball Pitchers Avoid Injury
Muscle Strength Helps Baseball Pitchers Avoid Injury MONDAY, April 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The strength of a baseball pitcher's arm muscles may play a larger role in elbow injury risk and prevention than previously thought, a new study suggests. ...
Medical Costs Hit Residents of Texas, Florida Especially Hard, Study Finds
Medical Costs Hit Residents of Texas, Florida Especially Hard, Study Finds FRIDAY, April 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Significantly more adults in Florida and Texas struggle to pay medical bills or pay off medical debt over time compared with resident...
Migraine Drug May Up Risk of Eating Disorders in Some Teens
Migraine Drug May Up Risk of Eating Disorders in Some Teens THURSDAY, April 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new report has linked a migraine medication to increased odds of eating disorders in some teens. The drug in question is called topiramate (Topam...
Many U.S. Shoppers Choose Low-Salt Fare
Many U.S. Shoppers Choose Low-Salt Fare THURSDAY, April 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- About a third of Americans say they specifically buy foods labeled "low" or "reduced salt or sodium" when they're grocery shopping, a new study finds. The results are ...