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Less-Invasive Repair of Aortic Aneurysm Better in Short Term: Study
Less-Invasive Repair of Aortic Aneurysm Better in Short Term: Study WEDNESDAY, July 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Minimally invasive surgery to repair an abdominal aortic aneurysm appears to boost survival in the short term more than traditional surger...
Low-Nicotine Cigarettes Won't Necessarily Help Smokers Stop
Low-Nicotine Cigarettes Won't Necessarily Help Smokers Stop SATURDAY, July 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Low-nicotine cigarettes alone don't help smokers quit over the long term, a new study finds. "We don't know that very low-nicotine cigarettes will ...
Low Birth Weight Tied to Higher Type 2 Diabetes Risk Decades Later
Low Birth Weight Tied to Higher Type 2 Diabetes Risk Decades Later TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Your risk for type 2 diabetes might be affected by both your birth weight and your lifestyle, a new study suggests. "We found that both low b...
Loneliness May Fuel Mental Decline in Old Age
Loneliness May Fuel Mental Decline in Old Age MONDAY, July 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Loneliness and depression are linked to an increased risk of mental decline in the elderly, a new study suggests. Researchers analyzed data from more than 8,300 Am...
Lung Cancer Patients Who Quit Smoking Live Longer
Lung Cancer Patients Who Quit Smoking Live Longer THURSDAY, July 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Lung cancer patients live longer if they quit smoking around the time of their cancer diagnosis, a new study finds. Researchers looked at 250 lung cancer pat...
Less Education May Mean Shorter Lifespan, Study Suggests
Less Education May Mean Shorter Lifespan, Study Suggests WEDNESDAY, July 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A low level of education may be hazardous to your long-term well-being, a new study suggests. Based on analysis of more than 1 million Americans, the ...
Less Chemo for Obese Ovarian Cancer Patients Linked to Worse Survival Rates
Less Chemo for Obese Ovarian Cancer Patients Linked to Worse Survival Rates MONDAY, July 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Ovarian cancer patients who are overweight or obese are often given lower doses of chemotherapy per pound of body weight, but this may...
Losing Weight May Ease Asthma in Obese People
Losing Weight May Ease Asthma in Obese People FRIDAY, June 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Losing weight may help reduce asthma severity in obese adults, a new Canadian study finds. "We were pleased to see significant improvement in asthma symptoms, as w...
Labels on Edible Medical Marijuana Products Often Misleading: Study
Labels on Edible Medical Marijuana Products Often Misleading: Study TUESDAY, June 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to edible medical marijuana products, new research shows that ailing people are unlikely to get what they pay for in that pot ...
Lung Scans May Help Track Suspicious Masses, Study Says
Lung Scans May Help Track Suspicious Masses, Study Says TUESDAY, June 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- For people with noncancerous lung nodules, which are small masses of tissue, annual CT scans may be all that's needed to monitor their condition, a new ...