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Yeast's New Use: Making Narcotic Painkillers
Yeast's New Use: Making Narcotic Painkillers THURSDAY, Aug. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists say they have genetically engineered baker's yeast to create powerful narcotic painkillers. The painkillers in question are called opioids, and include...
Your Office Temperature Settings May Have a Gender Bias
Your Office Temperature Settings May Have a Gender Bias MONDAY, Aug. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Heating and cooling system settings in office buildings are based on men's needs and could result in excess energy use, a new study suggests. Temperature ...
Young Adult Cancer Survivors More Likely to Be Hospitalized
Young Adult Cancer Survivors More Likely to Be Hospitalized MONDAY, July 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Young adult cancer survivors are more likely to be hospitalized than people who never had cancer, a new study finds. Researchers analyzed data from m...
Young Athletes With ACL Injuries Often Need Repeat Surgery: Study
Young Athletes With ACL Injuries Often Need Repeat Surgery: Study FRIDAY, May 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many young athletes who undergo surgery for a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) need a second operation later on, a new study shows. Torn AC...
Young Brains May Gain Skills When Parents Read to Kids
Young Brains May Gain Skills When Parents Read to Kids SATURDAY, April 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Whether it's Dr. Seuss or Beatrix Potter, when parents read to young children it may spur brain activity that supports early reading skills, a new stud...
Young Adults Respond to Graphic Cigarette Warnings
Young Adults Respond to Graphic Cigarette Warnings THURSDAY, April 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Graphic images increase the impact that cigarette warning labels have on young adults in the United States, a new study says. The study included smokers and...
Year-Round Baseball Leads to More Youth Injuries, Study Says
Year-Round Baseball Leads to More Youth Injuries, Study Says SATURDAY, April 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Being able to play baseball year-round puts young pitchers in the southern United States at increased risk for an overuse injury in their throwing...
Young People At Risk of Second Injury After Knee Surgery
Young People At Risk of Second Injury After Knee Surgery SATURDAY, March 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- One-third of young athletes who have surgery to repair the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in the knee suffer another ACL injury later in life, new ...
Young Pitchers Often Pressured to Play Despite Pain, Study Says
Young Pitchers Often Pressured to Play Despite Pain, Study Says TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Young baseball players feel pressure from parents or coaches to continue playing despite arm pain, and many parents are unaware of guidelines t...
Yoga May Help Ease Depression in Pregnant Women
Yoga May Help Ease Depression in Pregnant Women THURSDAY, March 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that yoga may help ease depression in pregnant women. "This is really about trying to develop a wider range of options that suit women w...