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Watch-and-Wait Strategy May Be Riskier for Certain Prostate Cancers
Watch-and-Wait Strategy May Be Riskier for Certain Prostate Cancers MONDAY, Feb. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Choosing active surveillance over treatment for prostate cancer may decrease the odds of survival in men with intermediate-risk cancer, a new...
Weight-Loss Surgery May Lower Some Pregnancy Complications, Raise Others
Weight-Loss Surgery May Lower Some Pregnancy Complications, Raise Others WEDNESDAY, Feb. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- After undergoing weight-loss surgery, women are significantly less prone to diabetes during pregnancy but twice as likely to deliver ...
When Babies Spit Up, Don't Panic
When Babies Spit Up, Don't Panic FRIDAY, Feb. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Some babies spit up more than others, but it doesn't necessarily mean they have a problem, an expert says. A baby's stomach is small and can tolerate only small amounts of food...
When It Comes to Singing, Practice Makes Perfect
When It Comes to Singing, Practice Makes Perfect SATURDAY, Feb. 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Think you can't sing well? Maybe the solution is to sing more often. That's the conclusion of Northwestern University researchers who assessed the singing ski...
What's in a Name? Perhaps a Mate, Study of Online Dating Suggests
What's in a Name? Perhaps a Mate, Study of Online Dating Suggests THURSDAY, Feb. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- As Valentine's Day approaches, here's a tip for those looking online for love: A new study suggests that having a screen name that starts wit...
Wealthier Men Less Likely to Do Housework, Study Finds
Wealthier Men Less Likely to Do Housework, Study Finds MONDAY, Feb. 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The more money a man makes, the less likely he is to help with housework, a new study finds. British researchers interviewed men and women who lived with a...
Women Use More Oxygen for Breathing
Women Use More Oxygen for Breathing WEDNESDAY, Feb. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Muscles that control breathing require more oxygen in women than in men, a new study has found. The findings could prove important in the treatment of lung disorders, the ...
Workers May Be Afraid to Discuss Job-Related Asthma
Workers May Be Afraid to Discuss Job-Related Asthma TUESDAY, Feb. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Only 15 percent of working adults with asthma discuss with their doctor how their jobs might affect their breathing, even though nearly half have asthma that...
When It Comes to Jogging, Easy Does It, Study Suggests
When It Comes to Jogging, Easy Does It, Study Suggests MONDAY, Feb. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A little jogging is good for your health, researchers say, but too much might not be. "In this study, the dose of running that was most favorable for reduc...
Winter Is the Season of Nosebleeds
Winter Is the Season of Nosebleeds SATURDAY, Jan. 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Nosebleeds are a common during the winter and shouldn't be cause for concern, an expert says. "Cold winter air can be drying and irritating to the nose, and so can forms of...