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Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Ease Incontinence: Study
Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Ease Incontinence: Study FRIDAY, June 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Weight-loss surgery may also help ease urinary incontinence in the long term, a new study suggests. Obesity is a key risk factor for urinary incontinence, ...
White Men May Get Better Treatment for Abnormal Heartbeat
White Men May Get Better Treatment for Abnormal Heartbeat TUESDAY, June 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women, Hispanics and blacks are less likely than white men to receive optimal treatment for atrial fibrillation in the United States, researchers say....
Women's Faces Are Redder During Ovulation, Study Says
Women's Faces Are Redder During Ovulation, Study Says TUESDAY, June 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women's faces are redder than usual during ovulation, but this subtle change isn't detectable to the human eye, new research shows. This change may be a p...
Weight-Loss Surgery May Beat Diet, Exercise as Type 2 Diabetes Treatment
Weight-Loss Surgery May Beat Diet, Exercise as Type 2 Diabetes Treatment WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In a small study of obese patients, weight-loss surgery was better at keeping type 2 diabetes at bay than diet and exercise alone, res...
Weight-Loss Surgery Can Bring Couples Closer, Small Study Finds
Weight-Loss Surgery Can Bring Couples Closer, Small Study Finds TUESDAY, June 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Couples who view the weight-loss surgery of one partner as a joint effort often say they feel closer as a result, a new study suggests. While mu...
Which Candidate? Study Examines the Voter's Brain
Which Candidate? Study Examines the Voter's Brain MONDAY, June 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say they've identified an area of the brain that seems to influence how you vote. The investigators studied volunteers who were asked to assess and...
Woman Gives Birth Using Ovary Tissue Frozen in Childhood
Woman Gives Birth Using Ovary Tissue Frozen in Childhood WEDNESDAY, June 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In what researchers are hailing as a medical breakthrough, a 27-year-old woman gave birth to a healthy baby conceived from ovarian tissue that had be...
Widespread Vaccination Fights Serious Stomach Infection in Kids: CDC
Widespread Vaccination Fights Serious Stomach Infection in Kids: CDC TUESDAY, June 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The widespread use of a vaccine against a germ that causes gastrointestinal infections in infants and young children has been a resounding s...
World's Population Is Getting Sicker, Study Shows
World's Population Is Getting Sicker, Study Shows MONDAY, June 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new global tally of health finds that only about 4 percent of people worldwide had no health problems in 2013, while a third -- about 2.3 billion people -- ha...
Women, Poor, Uninsured Face Higher Risk of Psychological Distress: CDC
Women, Poor, Uninsured Face Higher Risk of Psychological Distress: CDC THURSDAY, May 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women, people with chronic medical conditions, the poor and those without health insurance are more likely to struggle with "serious psyc...