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Fish Oil Tied to Better Brain Function in Older Adults
Fish Oil Tied to Better Brain Function in Older Adults FRIDAY, May 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Consuming more omega-3 fatty acids -- found in many types of fish -- may benefit people at risk for Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests. Researchers ...
First Part of Ejaculate May Be Primed for Conception
First Part of Ejaculate May Be Primed for Conception TUESDAY, May 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The initial portion of ejaculate is most likely to lead to conception, a small new study suggests. Spanish researchers found that the first fraction of ejac...
Fewer U.S. Hospitals Send New Moms Home With Formula
Fewer U.S. Hospitals Send New Moms Home With Formula TUESDAY, May 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- While the percentage of hospitals that send breast-feeding mothers home with formula packs has fallen dramatically during the last several years, about one-...
For Kids Who Stutter, Rhythm Perception May Be Key
For Kids Who Stutter, Rhythm Perception May Be Key WEDNESDAY, May 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children who stutter may have difficulty perceiving musical rhythms, a small study suggests. Researchers say the findings could offer some clues to the orig...
FDA Approves New Drugs for Irritable Bowel Syndrome
FDA Approves New Drugs for Irritable Bowel Syndrome THURSDAY, May 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Two new drugs for adults with irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea (IBS-D) were approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday. "For some ...
FDA Warns of Complications From Facial Fillers
FDA Warns of Complications From Facial Fillers FRIDAY, May 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Soft tissue fillers used in cosmetic procedures can accidentally be injected into blood vessels in the face and cause serious harm, the U.S. Food and Drug Administ...
Family History of Breast Cancer Doesn't Worsen Patient's Prognosis: Study
Family History of Breast Cancer Doesn't Worsen Patient's Prognosis: Study WEDNESDAY, May 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Breast cancer patients who have a family history of the disease often worry that their outlook is worse and their chances for recurre...
Fewer Motorcyclists Dying in Crashes: Report
Fewer Motorcyclists Dying in Crashes: Report WEDNESDAY, May 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Motorcyclist deaths in the United States dropped for the second straight year in 2014, but they are still higher than they were a decade ago, a new report shows. ...
FDA Issues Warning for Type 2 Diabetes Drugs
FDA Issues Warning for Type 2 Diabetes Drugs MONDAY, May 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A certain class of type 2 diabetes drugs can lead to a life-threatening condition called ketoacidosis, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns. These prescriptio...
FDA Ready to Lift Ban on Blood Donations by Gay Men
FDA Ready to Lift Ban on Blood Donations by Gay Men TUESDAY, May 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Gay and bisexual men who have abstained from sex for one year would be allowed to donate blood in the United States, under a new federal policy unveiled Tues...