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Overuse Injuries More Common in High School Females
Overuse Injuries More Common in High School Females SUNDAY, June 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Young female athletes appear to face a far greater risk for repetitive motion injuries than young males do, new research suggests. The finding stems from an ...
Obese Teens Less Likely to Use Birth Control
Obese Teens Less Likely to Use Birth Control WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Sexually active teenage girls who are obese are less likely to use birth control than teens who aren't overweight, a new study reports. What's more, those overwei...
Orkambi Approved for Cystic Fibrosis
Orkambi Approved for Cystic Fibrosis THURSDAY, July 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Orkambi (lumacaftor and ivacaftor) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat cystic fibrosis in patients who have inherited two copies of a speci...
Oxygen Chamber Therapy May Ease Fibromyalgia, Study Suggests
Oxygen Chamber Therapy May Ease Fibromyalgia, Study Suggests WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The majority of women with fibromyalgia who underwent hyperbaric oxygen therapy -- best known for treating "the bends" in scuba divers -- experie...
One Stillbirth Greatly Raises Odds for Another: Study
One Stillbirth Greatly Raises Odds for Another: Study WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women who've had one stillbirth have a four times higher risk of having another stillbirth compared to women who've had a live birth, British researcher...
Only 1 in 5 Wants to See Subsidies for Health Insurance Eliminated: Poll
Only 1 in 5 Wants to See Subsidies for Health Insurance Eliminated: Poll MONDAY, June 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Only one in five Americans wants to see the elimination of federal subsidies for people who buy health insurance under Obamacare, a new ...
Order in Which Food Is Eaten May Affect Type 2 Diabetics' Blood Sugar
Order in Which Food Is Eaten May Affect Type 2 Diabetics' Blood Sugar TUESDAY, June 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The order in which obese people with type 2 diabetes eat their food can affect their blood sugar levels, a small study suggests. The new r...
Online Community Helps People Manage Epilepsy
Online Community Helps People Manage Epilepsy WEDNESDAY, June 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Being part of an online community may help people with epilepsy better manage their disease, a new study suggests. "Epilepsy is a complicated disease, and many ...
Obese Postmenopausal Women May Face Higher Risk for Breast Cancer
Obese Postmenopausal Women May Face Higher Risk for Breast Cancer THURSDAY, June 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A study of more than 67,000 women suggests that those who are obese and postmenopausal may face significantly higher odds for breast cancer c...
Online Searches for 'Skin Cancer' Go Up in Summer
Online Searches for 'Skin Cancer' Go Up in Summer WEDNESDAY, June 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When summer hits the United States and sunseekers mobilize, online searches for "skin cancer" rise, a new study shows. However, it's not clear if the higher...