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As Tropical Storm Erika Eyes Southeastern U.S., Residents Need to Prepare
As Tropical Storm Erika Eyes Southeastern U.S., Residents Need to Prepare FRIDAY, Aug. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- With tropical storm Erika motoring toward the southeastern United States, hurricane season is clearly under way and people who live in ...
Acupuncture Might Help Ease High Blood Pressure
Acupuncture Might Help Ease High Blood Pressure WEDNESDAY, Sept. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Can acupuncture benefit people with mildly or moderately elevated blood pressure? Perhaps, a small study suggests, but the researchers behind the trial acknow...
Anti-Nausea Drug Approved
Anti-Nausea Drug Approved WEDNESDAY, Sept. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Varubi (rolapitant) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat nausea and vomiting among adults undergoing cancer chemotherapy. Nausea and vomiting are com...
Antipsychotic Drugs Will Become More Affordable, Study Predicts
Antipsychotic Drugs Will Become More Affordable, Study Predicts FRIDAY, Sept. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Patent expirations on several leading antipsychotic drugs could save Medicaid billions of dollars a year as the medications become available in c...
Autism Behaviors May Differ in Boys and Girls
Autism Behaviors May Differ in Boys and Girls FRIDAY, Sept. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The repetitive and restrictive behaviors common in autism aren't seen as often in girls as they are in boys with the disorder, a new study says. Researchers also f...
Antibiotics Linked to Type 2 Diabetes Risk
Antibiotics Linked to Type 2 Diabetes Risk THURSDAY, Aug. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Taking antibiotics might increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, new research suggests. Danish researchers found that people with type 2 diabetes tended to...
Awareness of Memory Problems Fades a Few Years Before Dementia: Study
Awareness of Memory Problems Fades a Few Years Before Dementia: Study WEDNESDAY, Aug. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Older adults destined to develop dementia may start to lose awareness of their memory problems two to three years before the disease is ...
A Tired Surgeon Still a Good Surgeon, Study Finds
A Tired Surgeon Still a Good Surgeon, Study Finds WEDNESDAY, Aug. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Don't panic if your doctor worked into the wee hours of the night before he operates on you, new research suggests. The risk of death, hospital readmission ...
After Heart Attack, Quitting Smoking Boosts Mental Health, Quality of Life
After Heart Attack, Quitting Smoking Boosts Mental Health, Quality of Life TUESDAY, Aug. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study offers more evidence that quitting smoking after a heart attack is a no-brainer: Researchers found it reduces chest pain ...
American Kids Growing Fatter Than Their Canadian Cousins
American Kids Growing Fatter Than Their Canadian Cousins TUESDAY, Aug. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- American kids have a harder time controlling their weight than their counterparts to the north, a new U.S. study indicates. About 17.5 percent of U.S. ...