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World's Tiniest Pacemaker Seems Safe, Effective in Trial
World's Tiniest Pacemaker Seems Safe, Effective in Trial FRIDAY, May 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The world's smallest pacemaker is safe and effective in patients with a slow heart rhythm, according to the first human clinical trial of the device. A p...
Weight Training's Benefits May Depend on Genetics
Weight Training's Benefits May Depend on Genetics THURSDAY, May 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- How well resistance exercises work may depend on a woman's genetic risk for obesity, new research suggests. Strength-building workouts seem to be most effecti...
When to Ice, When to Heat
When to Ice, When to Heat SUNDAY, May 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Athletes aren't always sure whether to use heat or ice on injuries and aches and pains, so here is some advice from experts. If you suffer a sudden sports injury, you should follow a r...
Why Do More Women Than Men Have Weight-Loss Surgery?
Why Do More Women Than Men Have Weight-Loss Surgery? WEDNESDAY, May 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests obese women might feel more compelled to have weight-loss surgery than their male counterparts do. Eighty percent of weight-loss surg...
Women Hospitalized for Asthma More Often Than Men
Women Hospitalized for Asthma More Often Than Men TUESDAY, May 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- After seeking medical treatment in the emergency room for an asthma attack, women are much more likely than men to need hospitalization, researchers report. Sci...
When Restaurants Offer Healthy Kids' Fare, Children Eat It
When Restaurants Offer Healthy Kids' Fare, Children Eat It FRIDAY, May 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children ate healthier meals at a restaurant chain after the kids' menu got a makeover with healthy options replacing soda and fries, new research indic...
Whole Blood Best for Youngest Heart Surgery Patients: Study
Whole Blood Best for Youngest Heart Surgery Patients: Study THURSDAY, April 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children undergoing heart surgery do better when they get fresh whole blood from single donors instead of "component blood" from multiple donors, ...
Where You're Treated for Heart Attack Matters
Where You're Treated for Heart Attack Matters THURSDAY, April 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Heart attack patients live longer if they're treated at high-performing hospitals -- those with lower 30-day death rates, a new study indicates. Hospitals are o...
Want to Stay Slim? Keep Food Out of Sight
Want to Stay Slim? Keep Food Out of Sight THURSDAY, April 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- With food, seeing it is eating it, a new study suggests. People who keep food in plain sight around the house are more likely to be obese, researchers report, while...
Women's Brains May Have Tougher Time Recovering From Concussion
Women's Brains May Have Tougher Time Recovering From Concussion TUESDAY, April 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research from Taiwan uncovers more evidence that women may have a tougher time recovering their memory after concussions. Scientists don't ...