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Overactive Bladder a Common Problem, FDA Says
Overactive Bladder a Common Problem, FDA Says MONDAY, Jan. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More than 33 million Americans suffer from overactive bladder, including 40 percent of women and 30 percent of men, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says. The...
Obamacare's Payments to Doctors Widens Access for Medicaid Patients: Study
Obamacare's Payments to Doctors Widens Access for Medicaid Patients: Study THURSDAY, Jan. 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Sweetening Medicaid payments to primary-care providers does make appointments for first-time patients more widely available, a new s...
Only 23 Percent Protection From This Year's Flu Vaccine
Only 23 Percent Protection From This Year's Flu Vaccine THURSDAY, Jan. 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. health officials have hard numbers to back up their warnings that this season's flu shots are less than perfect: A new study finds the vaccine red...
Oral HPV Infection Lasts Longer in Older Men, Study Finds
Oral HPV Infection Lasts Longer in Older Men, Study Finds FRIDAY, Jan. 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- One type of oral HPV (human papillomavirus) infection, HPV16, seems to last a year or longer in men over the age of 45 than it does in younger men, new ...
Overweight Teens Who Lose Weight for Health More Likely to Succeed: Study
Overweight Teens Who Lose Weight for Health More Likely to Succeed: Study MONDAY, Jan. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Overweight teens trying to lose weight for their own well-being are more likely to succeed than those who do it to impress or please oth...
Opdivo Approved for Advanced Melanoma
Opdivo Approved for Advanced Melanoma MONDAY, Dec. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Opdivo (nivolumab) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat advanced melanoma skin cancer that has either spread or can't be treated with surger...
Older Cars a Bad Choice for Younger Drivers
Older Cars a Bad Choice for Younger Drivers FRIDAY, Dec. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- New research warns parents that buying an older car for their teens may put their young lives at risk. Nearly half of teen drivers killed in the United States betwee...
Only 4 in 10 Americans Eat Heart-Healthy Nuts Each Day, CDC Says
Only 4 in 10 Americans Eat Heart-Healthy Nuts Each Day, CDC Says WEDNESDAY, Dec. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Nutrition experts advocate including nuts in a heart-healthy diet, but a new study finds that about 60 percent of Americans don't consume the...
Obese Kids' Brains Show Stronger Response to Sugar: Study
Obese Kids' Brains Show Stronger Response to Sugar: Study MONDAY, Dec. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The brains of obese children have a stronger response to sugar than those of kids with a healthy weight, a new study says. The findings support the the...
Outreach Program May Help Poorer Smokers Quit
Outreach Program May Help Poorer Smokers Quit MONDAY, Dec. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new type of outreach program was effective in helping poorer Americans quit smoking, researchers say. People with low incomes in the United States have higher ra...