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Why Ringing in the Ears May Be Hard to Treat
Why Ringing in the Ears May Be Hard to Treat THURSDAY, April 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Tinnitus is associated with surprisingly wide-ranging brain activity, researchers report, and this may be why the hearing disorder is hard to treat. About one in...
Wider Use of Naloxone Could Cut Deaths From Drug Overdoses: CDC
Wider Use of Naloxone Could Cut Deaths From Drug Overdoses: CDC FRIDAY, April 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Allowing more emergency medical service (EMS) workers to administer the prescription drug naloxone could reduce the number of overdose deaths ca...
Women With Grandkids May Leave Workforce Sooner
Women With Grandkids May Leave Workforce Sooner FRIDAY, April 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women with grandchildren are more likely to retire early, according to a new study. Researchers looked at more than 47,000 retirement-age women in the United St...
Walking Boosts Outcomes for Prostate Cancer Survivors
Walking Boosts Outcomes for Prostate Cancer Survivors THURSDAY, April 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Quality of life can deteriorate for men due to the effects of prostate cancer and its treatment. But a new study shows that engaging in a regular walkin...
Weight-Control Myths Keep Many U.S. Women Smoking
Weight-Control Myths Keep Many U.S. Women Smoking MONDAY, April 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- American women who believe smoking helps control weight are less likely than other female smokers to try quitting in response to higher cigarette prices and a...
Work-Related Asthma Affects Millions of U.S. Adults: CDC
Work-Related Asthma Affects Millions of U.S. Adults: CDC THURSDAY, April 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Wheezing and coughing on the job from work-related asthma is more common than you might think, according to a new U.S. health report. Almost 16 percen...
Women Born Early at Greater Risk of Delivering Preemies, Study Suggests
Women Born Early at Greater Risk of Delivering Preemies, Study Suggests THURSDAY, April 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women who were born prematurely may be more likely to deliver their own babies early, a new study suggests. Canadian researchers found ...
Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig Beat Other Commercial Diet Plans, Study Finds
Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig Beat Other Commercial Diet Plans, Study Finds MONDAY, April 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many people turn to commercial weight-loss programs to help them shed excess pounds, but there's surprisingly little scientific eviden...
Weight-Loss Surgery Might Reduce Serious Asthma Flare-Ups
Weight-Loss Surgery Might Reduce Serious Asthma Flare-Ups FRIDAY, March 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In obese people with asthma, weight-loss surgery has been linked to a significant reduction in serious asthma flare-ups, new research suggests. "We fo...
Why Insulin Resistance May Be More Common in Men
Why Insulin Resistance May Be More Common in Men MONDAY, March 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research may help explain why obese men are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than obese women. As people become overweight, their skeletal muscle dev...