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Researchers Don't See Long-Term Benefits From Drug for Preemies
Researchers Don't See Long-Term Benefits From Drug for Preemies TUESDAY, Sept. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Although magnesium sulfate is routinely given to pregnant women at risk for very preterm delivery, new research suggests it won't provide any l...
Researchers Discover How Bacteria Resist Antibiotics in Hospitals
Researchers Discover How Bacteria Resist Antibiotics in Hospitals WEDNESDAY, Sept. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists have uncovered a key factor to explain why antibiotic-resistant bacteria can thrive in a hospital setting. Tiny circles of DNA c...
Research Shows Possible Neurological Patterns for PTSD Symptoms
Research Shows Possible Neurological Patterns for PTSD Symptoms THURSDAY, Sept. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Imaging technology has shed new light on how certain symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) manifest in the brain, according to a n...
Rising Atlantic Ocean Temperatures Could Pose Threat to Reefs
Rising Atlantic Ocean Temperatures Could Pose Threat to Reefs THURSDAY, Sept. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Rising temperatures in the Atlantic Ocean may be allowing certain tropical fish to spread to shallow waters that are becoming warmer, an expansi...
Researchers Probe Molecular Cause for Glaucoma
Researchers Probe Molecular Cause for Glaucoma THURSDAY, Sept. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A novel study of mice has shed new light on the molecular basis for glaucoma, which is a leading cause of blindness in the United States. Based on their findin...
Reexamined Clinical Trials Can Point to New Conclusions
Reexamined Clinical Trials Can Point to New Conclusions TUESDAY, Sept. 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Clinical trials are an invaluable tool in modern medicine, enabling scientists to gauge the safety and effectiveness of new drugs and medical devices. B...
Respiratory Virus Hitting Kids in at Least 12 States
Respiratory Virus Hitting Kids in at Least 12 States MONDAY, Sept. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A respiratory virus has stricken more than 1,000 children across 12 states, causing many to wind up in the hospital and prompting concerns of a wider outbre...
Read Food Labels to Combat Childhood Obesity
Read Food Labels to Combat Childhood Obesity FRIDAY, Aug. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- One way to fight childhood obesity is to pay close attention to food labels when you go to the grocery store, a nutrition expert says. The Nutrition Facts label rev...
Racial Disparities in Breast-Feeding May Start With Hospitals, Study Suggests
Racial Disparities in Breast-Feeding May Start With Hospitals, Study Suggests THURSDAY, Aug. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Black mothers are less likely than white moms to breast-feed their babies, and here's one possible reason why: Hospitals in neigh...
Robin Williams Had Early Stage Parkinson's Disease, Wife Reveals
Robin Williams Had Early Stage Parkinson's Disease, Wife Reveals FRIDAY, Aug. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Robin Williams was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease before he committed suicide this week, and he was sober at the time of his death, his wife...