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Breath-Holding Games Are Killing Swimmers, CDC Warns
Breath-Holding Games Are Killing Swimmers, CDC Warns THURSDAY, May 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- As more adults and kids head to swimming pools, lakes and the ocean this Memorial Day weekend, U.S. health officials are warning about accidental drownings...
Bullied as a Kid, Obese as a Grown-up?
Bullied as a Kid, Obese as a Grown-up? WEDNESDAY, May 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Adults who were bullied in childhood may be at an increased risk for obesity, heart disease and diabetes, a new British study suggests. "Our research has already shown ...
Baby's Gender May Influence Mom's Diabetes Risk
Baby's Gender May Influence Mom's Diabetes Risk WEDNESDAY, May 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A baby's gender appears to affect a mother's risk for diabetes during pregnancy -- called gestational diabetes -- and type 2 diabetes after pregnancy, a new st...
Brain Differences Seen in Teenage Heavy Drinkers
Brain Differences Seen in Teenage Heavy Drinkers MONDAY, May 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Teens who drink heavily appear to have significant abnormalities in brain development, a new study finds. Heavy drinking by teens may also be associated with a g...
Botox Eases Overactive Bladder, 2 Studies Find
Botox Eases Overactive Bladder, 2 Studies Find FRIDAY, May 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Although Botox has long been used to smooth aging skin, new research finds that the muscle relaxant is also a useful treatment for urinary incontinence. With the c...
Botox: An Rx for Irregular Heartbeat After Cardiac Surgery?
Botox: An Rx for Irregular Heartbeat After Cardiac Surgery? THURSDAY, May 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Botox, the toxin-turned-drug therapy best known for its wrinkle-reducing properties, shows potential for preventing dangerous heart rhythms in patie...
Brain Injury Linked to Raised Risk of Road Rage
Brain Injury Linked to Raised Risk of Road Rage TUESDAY, May 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who have suffered a traumatic brain injury are at increased risk for road rage, a new study finds. "These data suggest links between traumatic brain injur...
Biking, Walking to Work Can Help Shed Pounds
Biking, Walking to Work Can Help Shed Pounds FRIDAY, May 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Leaving your car at home and cycling, walking or using public transit to get to work could help you lose weight, according to a new study. The research included 4,000...
Blood Thinner Warfarin May Pose Greater Bleeding Risk for Obese: Study
Blood Thinner Warfarin May Pose Greater Bleeding Risk for Obese: Study FRIDAY, May 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Obese patients taking the blood thinner warfarin appear to have almost twice the risk of severe stomach bleeding compared to their normal-we...
Bystander CPR Linked to Better Outcomes After Cardiac Arrest
Bystander CPR Linked to Better Outcomes After Cardiac Arrest MONDAY, May 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research from Denmark finds that more cardiac arrest survivors are returning to work, because more bystanders are performing CPR. "We already know...