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Vitamin D Might Help Kids With Eczema
Vitamin D Might Help Kids With Eczema FRIDAY, Oct. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Daily vitamin D supplements might help children with eczema that gets worse in the winter, a new study suggests. When eczema, a chronic inflammatory skin disorder, flares ...
Varicose Vein Treatments All Work, but Aren't Quite Equal
Varicose Vein Treatments All Work, but Aren't Quite Equal WEDNESDAY, Sept. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Three common treatments for painful varicose veins all ease symptoms, though there may be small differences in quality of life months later. That's...
Vitamin E, Selenium Supplements Don't Seem to Prevent Cataracts
Vitamin E, Selenium Supplements Don't Seem to Prevent Cataracts THURSDAY, Sept. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Daily supplements of selenium or vitamin E don't seem to protect against the development of age-related cataracts among men, a new study indic...
VA Hospital Delays Didn't Cause Deaths, Investigators Say
VA Hospital Delays Didn't Cause Deaths, Investigators Say TUESDAY, Aug. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Investigators with the U.S. Veterans Affairs Department say there's no evidence that any deaths at a Phoenix VA hospital -- the center of a nationwide...
Vaccine Shows Promise Against Mosquito-Borne Virus
Vaccine Shows Promise Against Mosquito-Borne Virus THURSDAY, Aug. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental vaccine to protect people from the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus has shown promise in its first human trial. "This vaccine was safe and w...
Vitamin B No Help for Alzheimer's: Review
Vitamin B No Help for Alzheimer's: Review WEDNESDAY, July 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Taking B vitamins does not slow age-related mental decline or prevent Alzheimer's disease, a new review says. People with Alzheimer's have high blood levels of a co...
Veterans With Brain Injury May Be at Risk for Dementia: Study
Veterans With Brain Injury May Be at Risk for Dementia: Study WEDNESDAY, June 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Military veterans who have experienced a traumatic brain injury may be more prone to developing dementia, new research suggests. In fact, they w...
Vitamin D: A Key to a Longer Life?
Vitamin D: A Key to a Longer Life? TUESDAY, June 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Higher levels of vitamin D may protect people from an earlier death, particularly from cancer and heart disease, suggests a new analysis of existing research. And, the oppos...
Vaccine for Infant Tummy Bug Cuts Hospitalizations: CDC
Vaccine for Infant Tummy Bug Cuts Hospitalizations: CDC MONDAY, June 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Since the introduction of rotavirus vaccine in 2006, the number of kids hospitalized for severe diarrhea has dropped dramatically, a new study finds. Rota...
Viewing E-Cigarette Use May Keep Smokers From Quitting
Viewing E-Cigarette Use May Keep Smokers From Quitting THURSDAY, May 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When young smokers see someone "vape" a smokeless e-cigarette, it may help trigger the urge to smoke a traditional cigarette, a new study finds. "There c...