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Patients Given Less Blood During Surgery Do Fine, Study Reports
Patients Given Less Blood During Surgery Do Fine, Study Reports FRIDAY, Dec. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Heart disease patients who receive smaller amounts of blood during surgery do as well as those who get more blood, a new study finds. The researc...
Poor Students Eat Healthier Foods at School, Study Finds
Poor Students Eat Healthier Foods at School, Study Finds TUESDAY, Dec. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Poor students get more fruits and vegetables at school than they do at home, a new study finds. But, the opposite is true for students from wealthier f...
Preliminary Studies Target Advanced Breast Cancers
Preliminary Studies Target Advanced Breast Cancers WEDNESDAY, Dec. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Two preliminary studies into medications under development may offer some hope for women with advanced breast cancer. A breast cancer specialist says the f...
Press Releases Blamed for Exaggerated Health News
Press Releases Blamed for Exaggerated Health News WEDNESDAY, Dec. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Exaggerated news reports about health research often can be traced back to press releases issued by universities, a new British study suggests. Improving th...
Progress Still Needed on 'Race Gap' in Older Americans' Health
Progress Still Needed on 'Race Gap' in Older Americans' Health WEDNESDAY, Dec. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Older blacks are still faring worse than whites in the United States when it comes to managing heart disease and diabetes, a new study finds. R...
Prenatal Exposure to Common Chemicals Linked to Lower IQs in Study
Prenatal Exposure to Common Chemicals Linked to Lower IQs in Study WEDNESDAY, Dec. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Children exposed in the womb to higher amounts of two chemicals commonly found in plastics may be at higher risk for lower IQ, a new study ...
Poor Sperm Quality May Signal Health Issues, Study Finds
Poor Sperm Quality May Signal Health Issues, Study Finds WEDNESDAY, Dec. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Defects in sperm within semen may be linked to a variety of health problems, including high blood pressure, heart disease, and skin and glandular dis...
Prompt Treatment of Shoulder Dislocation May Prevent Future Problems
Prompt Treatment of Shoulder Dislocation May Prevent Future Problems MONDAY, Dec. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Immediate medical treatment of a dislocated shoulder reduces the risk of bone, muscle and nerve injuries as well as the risk of future disloc...
Painkiller Tramadol Linked to Low Blood Sugar
Painkiller Tramadol Linked to Low Blood Sugar MONDAY, Dec. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The narcotic painkiller tramadol (Ultram) seems to be associated with an increased risk of dangerously low blood sugar, Canadian researchers report. Tramadol is a n...
Painkiller Abuse More Likely for Those Who Skip College: Study
Painkiller Abuse More Likely for Those Who Skip College: Study FRIDAY, Dec. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Young adults who skip college are more likely to abuse prescription painkillers than their degree-bound peers, a new study finds. "Our findings cle...