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Knee, Hip Replacement Surgeries Linked to Heart Risks
Knee, Hip Replacement Surgeries Linked to Heart Risks MONDAY, Aug. 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who have total hip or knee replacement surgery face a greater risk for a heart attack during the first month following the procedure, a new study fi...
Kidney Donors, Recipients Want to Know More About Each Other
Kidney Donors, Recipients Want to Know More About Each Other TUESDAY, Aug. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Most living kidney donors and recipients would like to know more about each other's health before a transplant, a new study indicates. Currently, a...
Kids' Risky Behaviors a Concern in Some Military Families
Kids' Risky Behaviors a Concern in Some Military Families MONDAY, Aug. 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children in U.S. military families are more likely to engage in risky behaviors and to be bullied than those in civilian families, a new study finds. R...
Kids Exposed to Lots of Alcohol Ads While Watching Sports on TV
Kids Exposed to Lots of Alcohol Ads While Watching Sports on TV WEDNESDAY, Aug. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children who watch sports on television are exposed to a large number of alcohol ads, a new Australian study finds. Researchers discovered tha...
Kidney Problems Linked to Brain Disorders: Study
Kidney Problems Linked to Brain Disorders: Study THURSDAY, Aug. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Kidney problems can increase the risk of brain disorders, a new study finds. The findings suggest that protecting kidney health may also benefit the brain, the...
Kids' Hemophilia Drugs a Big Part of State Medicaid Spending
Kids' Hemophilia Drugs a Big Part of State Medicaid Spending FRIDAY, July 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Treatment costs for one childhood illness, hemophilia, may use up a big chunk of a state's Medicaid budget, a new study out of California shows. The...
Knee Replacement May Ease Pain for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
Knee Replacement May Ease Pain for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Knee replacement surgery can temporarily return the joint to an earlier, better level of function in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, new r...
Keeping Fit May Halve Seniors' Heart Failure Risk
Keeping Fit May Halve Seniors' Heart Failure Risk MONDAY, July 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In more good news for those who don't let aging keep them from practicing healthy habits, a new study finds the fittest seniors are half as likely as others to ...
Keep Safety in Mind When Skateboarding
Keep Safety in Mind When Skateboarding SUNDAY, June 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Skateboarding has become increasingly popular in recent years, but it's not without risk for serious injury. In 2011, more than 78,000 trips to emergency rooms in the Uni...
Kids Born to Older Dads May Face Risk of Blood Cancers
Kids Born to Older Dads May Face Risk of Blood Cancers TUESDAY, May 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Adults who were born to older fathers may be at increased risk for blood and immune system cancers such as leukemia and lymphoma, a new study suggests. Th...