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Drug Might Fight Ebola-like Marburg Virus
Drug Might Fight Ebola-like Marburg Virus WEDNESDAY, July 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say they've made preliminary progress toward developing a drug that one day may treat people infected with the deadly Marburg virus, which is similar to...
Dementia Risk May Be Dropping With Generations
Dementia Risk May Be Dropping With Generations FRIDAY, July 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that people born after 1930 may have a lower risk of developing dementia than the generation before them, adding to evidence that the incide...
Does Facebook Lead Young Women to Dangerous Diets?
Does Facebook Lead Young Women to Dangerous Diets? MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study provides insight into how Facebook use by young women can lead to poor body image and risky dieting. The study included 128 college-aged women who...
Drug Makers May Delay Reporting Patient Harms to FDA: Study
Drug Makers May Delay Reporting Patient Harms to FDA: Study MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Drug companies may be endangering the lives of patients by not promptly reporting cases of drug-related illness or death to federal regulators, a new...
Dialysis Patients May Be Unprepared for Natural Disasters
Dialysis Patients May Be Unprepared for Natural Disasters TUESDAY, July 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many kidney dialysis patients may be unprepared for natural disasters, a new study finds. These patients with kidney disease depend on machines at tre...
Doctors Perform First Double Hand Transplant in a Child
Doctors Perform First Double Hand Transplant in a Child TUESDAY, July 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A young Baltimore boy has two new transplanted hands to replace ones he lost to amputation five years ago, his doctors announced Tuesday. Zion Harvey, 8...
Deaths, Hospital Stays and Costs All Down Among U.S. Seniors
Deaths, Hospital Stays and Costs All Down Among U.S. Seniors TUESDAY, July 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In a rare piece of good news about the U.S. health care system, a new study finds that deaths, hospital stays and spending are all falling among ol...
Doctors May Play Big Role in Antibiotic Overuse: Study
Doctors May Play Big Role in Antibiotic Overuse: Study MONDAY, July 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors, nurse practitioners and other health care workers who prescribe drugs may be helping to drive the overuse of antibiotics in the United States, ne...
Dermatologist Offers Advice on Treating Kids' Hives
Dermatologist Offers Advice on Treating Kids' Hives SATURDAY, July 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- If your child develops an itchy rash, it could be hives, experts say. Common symptoms of hives -- which are usually temporary and harmless -- include: slig...
Dad's Involvement With Autistic Child Helps Mom, Too
Dad's Involvement With Autistic Child Helps Mom, Too FRIDAY, July 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Involved parenting by the father of an autistic child improves the mother's mental health, a new study finds. Researchers looked at the families of 50 child...