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Study Casts Doubt on Costly Treatment for Leg Clots
Study Casts Doubt on Costly Treatment for Leg Clots TUESDAY, July 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Two treatments that break up blood clots deep in the veins of the legs appear no different in terms of death risk. However, one results in a greater risk of...
Sleepless Nights After Divorce May Be Tied to Blood Pressure Rise
Sleepless Nights After Divorce May Be Tied to Blood Pressure Rise TUESDAY, July 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People who suffer long-term sleep problems after a divorce are at risk for a rise in blood pressure, a new study suggests. Previous research h...
Study Links Shift Work to Risk for Type 2 Diabetes
Study Links Shift Work to Risk for Type 2 Diabetes THURSDAY, July 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Shift workers, especially men, may be at higher risk for type 2 diabetes compared to people not on such schedules, a new study suggests. Also at special ris...
Scientists Snipped HIV Out of Human DNA
Scientists Snipped HIV Out of Human DNA MONDAY, July 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A recently developed molecular tool allowed researchers to remove HIV from cultured human cells in the lab. The team of scientists at Temple University School of Medicin...
Scientists Discover New Way to Make Human Platelets
Scientists Discover New Way to Make Human Platelets MONDAY, July 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists report they have discovered a new way to make fully functional human platelets, which are the blood cells that form clots. Using human stem cells ...
Smoking While Pregnant Linked to ADHD in Children
Smoking While Pregnant Linked to ADHD in Children MONDAY, July 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Children born to women who smoked during pregnancy appear to have an increased risk of developing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to...
Scientists Spot Gene Behind Rare but Fatal Disease in Children
Scientists Spot Gene Behind Rare but Fatal Disease in Children FRIDAY, July 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say they've identified a gene mutation tied to a rare but severe, and often fatal, disease in children. The disease is called STING-as...
Soldiers' Use of Mental Health Services Up, Stigma Down, Study Finds
Soldiers' Use of Mental Health Services Up, Stigma Down, Study Finds FRIDAY, July 18 (HealthDay News) -- As war raged in Iraq and Afghanistan, U.S. soldiers almost doubled their use of mental health services -- and they felt more comfortable seeking s...
Study Finds Many Flu Patients Not Treated Appropriately
Study Finds Many Flu Patients Not Treated Appropriately THURSDAY, July 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Antiviral drugs aren't prescribed often enough for patients at high risk for flu complications, while too many of them receive unneeded antibiotics, a ...
Sexy Facebook Photos Not a Hit With Many Young Women
Sexy Facebook Photos Not a Hit With Many Young Women THURSDAY, July 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Teen girls and young women who post sexy photos of themselves on social media sites are viewed negatively by their peers, a new study finds. "This is a cl...