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Brain-Computer Link Restores Some Movement to Quadraplegic Man
8 years after a devastating bike accident, he uses arm to eat and drink Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Paralysis... More Story with Video....


Knee Replacement Doesn't Always Pay, Researchers Say
Less pain to begin with, less gain from the procedure, but more benefit seen in those with severe arthritis Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Knee Injuries and Disorders, Knee Replacement... More Story with Video....


More Older Women Hitting the Bottle Hard
Study found dramatic jump in binge drinking in this vulnerable group Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alcohol, Healthy Aging... More Story with Video....


Dupixent Approved to Treat Eczema
When topical medication doesn't workSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Eczema... More Story with Video....


New Eczema Drug Gets FDA's Blessing
Injections may ease itchiness, redness in patients who don't get relief with topical creams, agency says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Eczema, Skin Conditions... More Story with Video....


Health Insurance a Key to IVF Success, Researchers Say
At $12,000 and up a cycle, many forgo second attempt if they don't have coverage Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Assisted Reproductive Technology, Health Insurance... More Story with Video....


Many Women Who Get Breast Cancer Gene Test Don't Need It
6 out of 10 screened weren't at high risk for the disease, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Breast Cancer, Genes and Gene Therapy, Women's Health... More Story with Video....


Marathon Running May Cause Short-Term Kidney Injury
But recovery is quick, usually within a day or two, researchers find Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise and Physical Fitness, Kidney Diseases... More Story with Video....


Better Efforts Could Help Rid the U.S. of Hepatitis B, C: Report
Plus, 90,000 fewer deaths would occur by 2030, study authors estimate Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Hepatitis Testing... More Story with Video....


High Doses of Vitamin D Fail to Cut Cancer Risk, Study Finds
Taking triple the daily recommendation didn't lower risk in older women, but larger trials are underwaySource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer, Vitamin D... More Story with Video....


Zejula Approved for Certain Female Cancers
Drug may help fight tumors affecting the ovaries, fallopian tubes or abdominal wall Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer Chemotherapy, Ovarian Cancer... More Story with Video....


Exercise: the Cellular 'Fountain of Youth'
Intense interval training seems to boost older cells, even reversing some of aging's effects, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise and Physical Fitness, Exercise for Seniors... More Story with Video....


Study: Plenty of IV Fluids May Make Childbirth Safer, Easier
Review found it lowered risk of cesarean delivery, shortened labor Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Childbirth... More Story with Video....


What You Need to Know about Cholesterol
Heart expert explains the difference between good and bad types Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cholesterol, Health Screening... More Story with Video....


Smoking Slows Recovery from Drug Abuse
People who smoke cigarettes more likely to relapse after battling drug addictionSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Drug Abuse, Smoking... More Story with Video....


Expect More Deadly Heat from Climate Change, Study Suggests
Countries need to make plans and design interventions to cope with rising temps Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Climate Change... More Story with Video....


Fewer Successful Malpractice Claims in U.S., but Higher Payouts
Tort reform laws may help explain findings, researchers saySource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Patient Safety... More Story with Video....


Just 17 U.S. States Require Defibrillators in Some Schools
Easy-to-use portable devices can prevent deaths from sudden cardiac arrest, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cardiac Arrest, School Health... More Story with Video....


Study Suggests Heartburn Meds-Superbug Infections Link
Recurring bouts of C. difficile were more common in those who took drugs that lower stomach acid Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Clostridium Difficile Infections, Heartburn, Medicines... More Story with Video....


Allergic to Peanuts? Tree Nuts Might Still Be Safe
Careful testing can determine whether you need to avoid cashews, walnuts or others, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Food Allergy... More Story with Video....


Breast-Feeding May Not Lead to Smarter Preschoolers
But study suggests that children who were nursed may be less hyperactive at age 3 Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Breastfeeding... More Story with Video....


How Doctors Decide to Treat a Ruptured Achilles
Your health and activity level influence recommendation for or against surgery Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Heel Injuries and Disorders... More Story with Video....


Need More Zzzzz'S?
Check out these tips from sleep doctors on getting a good night of shuteye Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Sleep Disorders... More Story with Video....


Leg Pain When Walking: Talk to Your Doctor
Physician says there are ways to ward off peripheral artery disease Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Leg Injuries and Disorders, Pain, Peripheral Arterial Disease... More Story with Video....


Teens with Autism More Likely to Land in ER, Study Finds
Puberty and transition to adulthood may be especially challenging times, researcher says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Emergency Medical Services... More Story with Video....


What Drugs Work Best for Diabetic Nerve Pain?
Data review shows some meds help more than others, but better options still needed Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetic Nerve Problems, Medicines... More Story with Video....


Ouch! How to Tell If You Have a Sprain, a Strain or A Tear
They're not the same and some types of injuries take longer than others to heal Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Muscle Disorders, Sprains and Strains... More Story with Video....


Physical Therapy as Good as Surgery for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Conservative approach should be the first option, researcher says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Rehabilitation... More Story with Video....


Raccoon Parasite Not as Deadly to Humans as Thought
Researchers find confirmed cases of raccoon roundworm where patients had no symptomsSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Animal Diseases and Your Health, Parasitic Diseases... More Story with Video....


Obesity May Not Compromise Knee Surgery Success
Results similar after procedure to repair meniscus in normal, overweight and obese people Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Knee Injuries and Disorders, Obesity... More Story with Video....


Substance Abuse Taxes the American Workplace
Survey, analysis reveal the full cost of employees addicted to alcohol, painkillers and other drugs Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse, Drug Abuse, Prescription Drug Abuse... More Story with Video....


Want Cheap and Healthy Meals? Cook At Home
Study finds homemade fare is typically better for you than restaurant food Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Nutrition... More Story with Video....


Many Dialysis Patients Get Unnecessary Colonoscopies
Study finds that a limited life span offsets the benefits of the screening test Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Colonoscopy, Dialysis... More Story with Video....


Many Talks on End-Of-Life Wishes End in Confusion, Study Shows
Just 3 out of 10 accurately understood what their loved one wanted Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Advance Directives, End of Life Issues, Talking With Your Doctor... More Story with Video....


Scientists Spot Gene for Rare Disorder Causing Deafness, Blindness
Child must inherit genetic mutation from two deaf parents, researchers said Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Genes and Gene Therapy, Hearing Disorders and Deafness, Vision Impairment and Blindness... More Story with Video....


Exercise a Great Prescription to Help Older Hearts
Not enough doctors recommend cardiac rehab, American Heart Association says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cardiac Rehabilitation, Exercise for Seniors, Heart Diseases... More Story with Video....


Bavencio Approved for Rare Skin Cancer
First sanctioned treatment in U.S. for aggressive tumor Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer Immunotherapy, Skin Cancer... More Story with Video....


Most Cancers Caused by Random DNA Copying Errors
While habits, environment can be key to the disease, chance plays huge role as well, scientists report Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer, Genes and Gene Therapy, Healthy Living... More Story with Video....


New Technology Makes Gene Mapping Cheaper, Faster
Researchers decoded DNA of mosquito that carries Zika to prove the point Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Genes and Gene Therapy, Zika Virus... More Story with Video....


Turning Back the Aging Clock -- in Mice
Elderly rodents treated with cellular therapy regained lost fur, became more active, scientists saySource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Brain Tumors, Seniors' Health... More Story with Video....


Fewer Patients Die During Hospital Inspection Weeks: Study
Slight differences in death rates were possibly due to increased vigilance by staff, researcher suggestsSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Facilities, Patient Safety... More Story with Video....


Many Kids with Diabetes Missing Out on Eye Exams, Study Finds
Those with type 2 disease should see eye doc right away, while type 1 patients can wait 5 years Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes in Children and Teens, Diabetic Eye Problems, Eye Care... More Story with Video....


Older Mothers May Raise Better-Behaved Kids, Study Suggests
Tendency of moms to mellow with age may play role in children having fewer social, emotional problems Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Development, Health Disparities, Parenting... More Story with Video....


Young Cancer Survivors Can Face Higher Risk of Pregnancy Complications
Findings emphasize the importance of counseling these women, before and during pregnancy Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer--Living with Cancer, Health Problems in Pregnancy... More Story with Video....


Daily Glass of Beer, Wine Might Do a Heart Good
But drinking more may be bad news for your cardiovascular system, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alcohol, Heart Diseases--Prevention... More Story with Video....


Fruit Juice for Kids: A Serving a Day OK
Review of studies finds 1 glass of 100-percent juice a day not linked with weight gain Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Carbohydrates, Child Nutrition... More Story with Video....


Scientists Working on Solar-Powered Prosthetic Limbs
Synthetic skin could use sun's energy to power the devices, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Artificial Limbs... More Story with Video....


Drug No Better Than Placebo for Lower Back, Leg Pain
Pregabalin, commonly known as Lyrica, didn't help patients with acute sciatica in study Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Medicines, Sciatica... More Story with Video....


Could Fading Sense of Smell Mean Death Is Closer?
Study found association -- but don't panic if your sniffer is no longer up to snuff Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Taste and Smell Disorders... More Story with Video....


Foods Labeled 'Healthy' May Hide Unhealthy Secrets
Low-fat foods may be filled with sugar, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Food Labeling, Nutrition... More Story with Video....


Smartphone Device Sizes Up Sperm Health
It analyzes samples in seconds, with 98 percent accuracy, in the privacy of a man's home, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Male Infertility... More Story with Video....


'Eraser Challenge' Latest Harmful Social Media Trend for Kids
Burns, abrasions the result as youngsters 'erase' their skin away Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Burns, Children's Health, Internet Safety... More Story with Video....


Brain 'Rewires' to Work Around Early-Life Blindness
These differences appear to boost hearing, smell and touch, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Vision Impairment and Blindness... More Story with Video....


Keep Colon Cancer At Bay
Colonoscopy best way to detect disease while still curable, gastroenterologist says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Colonoscopy... More Story with Video....


Suicide Often Leaves Mental, Physical Woes in Surviving Spouse
Rates of PTSD and depression are higher, but so too are liver problems and back pain, study findsSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Bereavement, Suicide... More Story with Video....


Smoking Rates Drop After Global Tobacco Treaty
Countries agreed to implement measures such as tobacco taxes and smoke-free public areas Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: International Health, Smoking... More Story with Video....


Helping Cancer Caregivers Help Themselves
Loved ones must find time to address their own needs in order help others, social workers advise Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer, Caregivers... More Story with Video....


Tattoo Artists Risk Serious Pain in the Neck
Backaches, headaches and eye strain also go with the job but can be prevented, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Neck Injuries and Disorders, Occupational Health, Piercing and Tattoos... More Story with Video....


Autism Greatly Boosts Kids' Injury Risk, Especially for Drowning
Swimming lessons are essential -- even before other therapies, researcher saysSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Drowning, Wounds and Injuries... More Story with Video....


Family History of Colon Cancer Calls for Earlier Screening
Talk to your doctor if relatives have had this cancer Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Colorectal Cancer, Family History, Health Screening... More Story with Video....


Gunshot Wounds Cost U.S. Hospitals Nearly $7 Billion Over 9 Years
Total price tag may be much higher, research suggestsSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Facilities, Health Statistics, Wounds and Injuries... More Story with Video....


Many Doctors Get Payments from Drug Companies, Study Shows
But few patients know about financial incentives physicians receive Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Health Occupations... More Story with Video....


Avoid Unsightly Fungal Toenail Infections
Yes, you really do need to wear flip flops in the gym shower, dermatologist says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Foot Health, Fungal Infections, Nail Diseases... More Story with Video....


Common Cold Can Be Dangerous After Bone Marrow Transplant
Rhinovirus far more worrisome in those with weakened immune systems, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Bone Marrow Transplantation, Common Cold... More Story with Video....


Prostate Cancer Treatments Have Varying Side Effects, Study Shows
Even 'active surveillance' may have risks, such as anxiety Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: After Surgery, Prostate Cancer, Radiation Therapy... More Story with Video....


A Warming Planet Might Mean More Diabetes
Study found a link between increases in temperature and more cases of the blood sugar disease Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Climate Change, Diabetes Type 2... More Story with Video....


No Evidence Fish Oil in Pregnancy Makes for Brainier Kids
No intellectual benefits seen at age 7, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Development, Dietary Fats, Pregnancy and Medicines... More Story with Video....


TV Ads Help Drive Testosterone Supplement Sales
Study found link between ads airing, men being tested for low levels of hormone, getting treatments Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hormones, Men's Health... More Story with Video....


Do Energy Drinks + Booze = More Injuries?
Adding caffeine boost to alcohol could make a dangerous cocktail, study suggests Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alcohol, Caffeine, Wounds and Injuries... More Story with Video....


Obesity in Youth Tied to Higher Odds for Liver Cancer in Men
Fatty deposits in the organ, along with diabetes, can raise the risk, researchers and specialists saySource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Liver Diseases, Men's Health, Obesity... More Story with Video....


New Hepatitis C Drugs Might Eliminate the Disease
But not everyone responds completely to the medicines and cost remains a big obstacle, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hepatitis C, Medicines... More Story with Video....


Steroid Shots Offer No Long-Term Relief for Low-Back Pain
Pain reduction aimed at reducing disc inflammation doesn't last, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Back Pain, Steroids... More Story with Video....


ATMs, Coffee Shops Ideal Spots for Heart Defibrillators
Having the devices easily accessible might save the lives of more cardiac arrest victims Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Cardiac Arrest... More Story with Video....


Vitamin E, Selenium Supplements Won't Curb Men's Dementia Risk
Brain expert says it's unlikely that any one nutrient would be a 'silver bullet' Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dementia, Men's Health, Vitamin E... More Story with Video....


U.S. Sees Big Drop in Number of Babies Born with HIV
Case numbers fell steeply between 2002 and 2013, but even more could be done, experts say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: HIV/AIDS and Pregnancy, Health Disparities... More Story with Video....


1 in 4 Teens Exposed to Secondhand E-Cig Vapors: Report
Those exposed to tobacco smoke were also much more likely to be around e-cigarettes Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: E-Cigarettes, Secondhand Smoke... More Story with Video....


Drugs for Prostate Trouble, Balding Not Linked to Suicide Risk
However, medications like Propecia, Proscar may be tied to depression, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Depression, Enlarged Prostate (BPH), Medicines... More Story with Video....


Parents Don't Always Head to Child's Doctor When Illness Strikes
Poll says many would turn to urgent care centers, thinking it's faster than seeing usual physician Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Health Facilities... More Story with Video....


Welcome Spring and Still Survive Your Allergies
Specialist offers tips for minimizing seasonal misery Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Asthma, Hay Fever... More Story with Video....


Fewer U.S. Kids Overdosing on Opioids
But suicides involving these drugs are up more than 50 percent, study findsSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Opioid Abuse and Addiction... More Story with Video....


Pradaxa Beats Warfarin After Heart Rhythm Procedure
Fewer bleeding problems reported among 'ablation' patients who took the newer blood thinner Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Atrial Fibrillation, Blood Thinners... More Story with Video....


Social Struggles Linger for Many Young Cancer Survivors
Challenges persist up to 2 years after diagnosis, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer--Living with Cancer, Mental Health... More Story with Video....


Guidelines May Miss Need for Statins in Many U.S. Blacks
Individualized scans of the arteries may be a better means of spotting patients at risk, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: African American Health, Health Disparities, Statins... More Story with Video....


Remote Amazon Tribe May Have Healthiest Hearts on Earth
Days spent hunting, farming and eating unprocessed foods keeps their arteries clear, researcher says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cholesterol, Heart Diseases, Heart Diseases--Prevention... More Story with Video....


Are Blood Thinners Overused in Patients with Irregular Heartbeat?
Those with low stroke risk might not benefit, new study contendsSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Atrial Fibrillation, Blood Thinners... More Story with Video....


Drinking, Drug Abuse Doubles Veterans' Suicide Risk: Study
Rate 5 times higher for female vets who abuse alcohol, drugs than for female vets who don't Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Prescription Drug Abuse, Suicide, Veterans and Military Health... More Story with Video....


Eating for Two Often Doesn't Translate into A Healthier Diet
Many pregnant women don't meet national nutritional guidelines, U.S. study findsSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Pregnancy and Nutrition... More Story with Video....


Injury Risk May Rise When Kids Play Just One Sport
Those under 12 shouldn't specialize in any one activity, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Sports Injuries... More Story with Video....


Pot-Laced Goodies Can Poison a Child
These pastries and candies pose serious risks to kids, physicians warn Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Safety, Marijuana, Poisoning... More Story with Video....


Shingles Vaccine Cuts Chronic Pain, Hospitalizations
Protection lasts years after immunization, researchers foundSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Immunization, Seniors' Health, Shingles... More Story with Video....


Many College Football Players Lack Vitamin D: Study
Deficiency could put them at risk for muscle injuries Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: College Health, Sports Injuries, Vitamin D Deficiency... More Story with Video....


Serious Crash Often a Wake-Up Call for Teen Drivers
They slow down and drive less aggressively after an accident, monitoring finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Motor Vehicle Safety, Teen Health... More Story with Video....


America's Porky Pets Face Health Woes, Too, FDA Says
More than half of dogs, cats in the Land of Plenty weigh too much Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Pet Health... More Story with Video....


Opioid Dependence Can Start in Just a Few Days
Prescribing narcotic painkillers for 3 days or less may lower chances of addiction, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Opioid Abuse and Addiction... More Story with Video....


Could a Blood Test Spot Autism in Childhood?
Preliminary study was reportedly nearly 98 percent accurate in kids ages 3 to 10Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Laboratory Tests... More Story with Video....


Millions of Americans Bombarded by Loud Noises
Study found too few are protecting their hearing, despite exposure at work, home Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Noise... More Story with Video....


Smokers Prone to Problems After Joint Replacement
Cessation programs help reduce the rate of complications and costs, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: After Surgery, Joint Disorders, Smoking... More Story with Video....


Centuries of Climate May Have Shaped Your Nose
Local temperatures, humidity helped design the human schnozz, research suggests Source: HealthDay... More Story with Video....


U.S. Suicide Rates Rising Faster Outside Cities
Hanging-type deaths rose more than gun-related suicides since 1999, CDC saysSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Disparities, Rural Health Concerns, Suicide... More Story with Video....


For 'Preemies,' Human Touch May Be a Brain Booster
Diminished response seen in premature infants who spend weeks in the hospital, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Infant and Newborn Development, Premature Babies... More Story with Video....


For Seniors, Treatment for One Eye Disease May Cause Another
Risk of glaucoma tied to 7 or more injections for macular degeneration, study suggests Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Drug Safety, Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration... More Story with Video....


Home Beats Rehab for Knee, Hip Replacement Recovery
Research shows patients fare well, sometimes better, if discharged home, even if they live aloneSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement, Rehabilitation... More Story with Video....


Savvy Marketing Gets Schoolkids to Eat Their Greens
Signs throughout school, on school's website made students 3 times more likely to use the salad bar Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Nutrition, School Health... More Story with Video....


Taking Statins May Boost Heart Surgery Outcomes
Using cholesterol-lowering medications up to and on operation day linked to better survival rates in study Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Surgery, Statins... More Story with Video....


Seniors with Brain Cancer May Have Better Treatment Option
Chemo plus radiation appears to extend survival of older glioblastoma patients, study says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Brain Tumors, Cancer Chemotherapy, Seniors' Health... More Story with Video....


Stem Cells Hold Promise, Peril in Treating Seniors' Eye Disease
One report warns of 3 women blinded by macular degeneration treatment in 'trial,' another details success storySource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Clinical Trials, Macular Degeneration, Stem Cells... More Story with Video....


Black Americans More Likely to Skip Flu Shot
They're concerned about vaccine safety, study shows Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: African American Health, Flu Shot, Immunization... More Story with Video....


Why Some Kids Take Longer to Recover from Brain Injury
Scans reveal white-matter decline after some accidents, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Traumatic Brain Injury... More Story with Video....


Common Tests for Preterm Birth Not Useful for Routine Screening of First-Time Pregnancies
Source: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development - Related MedlinePlus Page: Preterm Labor... More Story with Video....


Intensive Treatment Shows Potential Against Type 2 Diabetes
Up to 40 percent experienced temporary remission, small study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes Medicines, Diabetes Type 2, Diabetic Diet... More Story with Video....


Nearby Day Cares Don't Pose Health Risks to Kids
Strict immunization requirements kept local whooping cough rates low, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Care, Germs and Hygiene, Whooping Cough... More Story with Video....


Opioid Painkillers and Xanax or Valium a Deadly Mix
30 percent of fatal opioid overdoses involved both types of meds, but number of people prescribed both has spiked Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Drug Reactions, Pain Relievers, Sleep Disorders... More Story with Video....


Some Bed Bugs Can Traipse Out of Traps
Researchers find one tropical type that climbs its way to freedom Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Bed Bugs... More Story with Video....


Stent Patients Face Higher Risk of Death After Bleeding, Clots
Prolonged treatment to prevent clots may increase bleeding risk in some patients, researchers warn Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Blood Thinners, Coronary Artery Disease... More Story with Video....


Another Obesity Downside: Higher Esophageal Cancer Risk
Research shows association with increased odds for stomach tumors as wellSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Esophageal Cancer, Obesity... More Story with Video....


Many U.S. Women Have No Access to Fertility Clinics
Among those of childbearing age, 29 percent had no clinic, while another 11 percent had only one Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Assisted Reproductive Technology, Infertility... More Story with Video....


Poor Sleep in Preschool Years Could Mean Behavior Troubles Later
Establishing regular bedtime early on may pay dividends in elementary school, study suggests Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Development, Sleep Disorders... More Story with Video....


Gene Variant from Africa Linked to Black Obesity
Study sees first biological pathway to weight gain not tied to Europeans Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: African American Health, Genes and Gene Therapy, Obesity... More Story with Video....


Many with Irregular Heartbeat Not on Meds They Need: Study
More than 80 percent of patients who suffered a stroke weren't getting adequate anti-clotting therapy Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Atrial Fibrillation, Blood Thinners, Stroke... More Story with Video....


Skip the Antibiotics for Mild Eczema in Kids
Skin condition cleared up just as well without use of the drugs, study found Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Antibiotics, Children's Health, Eczema... More Story with Video....


Tests to Spot 'Preemie' Birth Risk Ineffective in First Pregnancies
Finding suggests other screens are needed for this group of women, researcher says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Screening, Pregnancy, Preterm Labor... More Story with Video....


Blood Test Might Someday Distinguish Early Depression, Schizophrenia
A screen is still in development stages but could be important, especially for adolescents, experts say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Depression, Schizophrenia... More Story with Video....


Kids Start Moving Less After Age 7, Study Finds
Activity levels drop off equally among boys and girls, and continue dropping steadily through adolescence Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Development, Children's Health... More Story with Video....


Too Much Screen Time May Raise Kids' Diabetes Risk
Study finds 3-plus hours each day linked to increased body fat and insulin resistance Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes Type 2, Diabetes in Children and Teens... More Story with Video....


Cystic Fibrosis Survival Better in Canada Than in U.S.
Canadians with the lung disease live about 10 years longer on average, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Cystic Fibrosis... More Story with Video....


Hodgkin Lymphoma Survivors Face Risk of Second Cancer
Those diagnosed at younger age or have a family history of cancer even more vulnerable Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Hodgkin Disease... More Story with Video....


Failed Fertility Treatments, Poorer Heart Health Later?
Study found small link, but researchers not sure if treatments or underlying health problems to blameSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Female Infertility, Heart Diseases... More Story with Video....


Few Military Doctors Well-Trained in Transgender Care
Many feel unable to prescribe cross-hormone therapy to eligible patients Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Health, Veterans and Military Health... More Story with Video....


Higher Spending by Docs May Not Buy Better Health
No difference in patient outcomes when physicians order more -- or more pricey -- tests, treatments, study findsSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Health Facilities... More Story with Video....


'Synthetic Pot' Tied to Risky Sex, Violence and Drug Abuse in Teens
Product has unpredictable, potentially dangerous effects, doctors warnSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Drugs and Young People, Marijuana... More Story with Video....


More Babies in Strollers, Cribs Winding Up in ER
Concussions driving upswing, with only 1 percent of cases blamed on product failureSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Safety, Emergency Medical Services... More Story with Video....


How to Keep a Spring in Your Step with Daylight Saving Time
Expert advice on ways to weather the lost hour of sleep Sunday morning Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Sleep Disorders... More Story with Video....


Your DNA May Determine How You Handle the Time Change
Researcher says genetics play a part in whether you're a night owl, which can make daylight saving a tough transition Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Genes and Gene Therapy, Sleep Disorders... More Story with Video....


7 in 10 U.S. Workplaces Hit by Opioid Abuse: Survey
Poll also found most employers unprepared to deal with the issueSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Opioid Abuse and Addiction, Prescription Drug Abuse... More Story with Video....


Mediterranean Diet May Ease Chronic Pain of Obesity
Study suggests eating fish, plant-based proteins is linked to less inflammation Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Chronic Pain, Diets, Obesity... More Story with Video....


Sinus Trouble Can Lead to Depression, Lost Work
For people with chronic nasal problems, mood is key reason for calling in sick, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Depression, Sinusitis... More Story with Video....


Smart Food Pricing Could Bring Healthier Choices
Better diets result when fruits and veggies are cheaper, unhealthy foods more expensive, study found Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Nutrition... More Story with Video....


Genes Plus Erratic Sleep May Raise Odds for Obesity
How much shuteye you get could tip the scale if you're predisposed to gain weight, researchers saySource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Obesity, Sleep Disorders... More Story with Video....


Mite-Proof Bedding May Help Curb Asthma Attacks
Kids whose mattresses and pillows were encased had less severe flare-ups, researchers report Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Allergy, Asthma in Children... More Story with Video....


The Secret to A Good Sex Life Is Affection
Affection: It's the cuddling, whispering secrets afterwards that boost contentedness, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Sexual Health... More Story with Video....


Biomarker in Blood May Help Predict Recovery Time for Sports Concussions
Source: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development - Related MedlinePlus Page: Concussion... More Story with Video....


Heart Disease Kicks in Earlier for Obese People
Study found that weight did not affect life span as much as quality of lifeSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Body Weight, Heart Diseases, Obesity... More Story with Video....


Most Women Stop Drinking After Positive Pregnancy Test, Study Finds
Researchers 'pleasantly surprised' by fact that most quickly made the healthy choice Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Pregnancy and Substance Abuse... More Story with Video....


Sickle Cell Trait Tied to Higher Kidney Failure Risk for Blacks
Doctors should screen earlier for signs of trouble in people with this gene variant, researcher suggests Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: African American Health, Kidney Failure, Sickle Cell Anemia... More Story with Video....


Bad Diets Tied to 400,000 U.S. Deaths in 2015
Adding healthy foods such as nuts, seeds, vegetables, whole grains might help prevent premature demise, researchers suggestSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Statistics, Heart Diseases--Prevention, Nutrition... More Story with Video....


Pot Use Tied to Higher Odds for Stroke, Heart Failure
Study couldn't prove cause and effect, but experts say it's another risk factor to heedSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Failure, Marijuana, Stroke... More Story with Video....


Zika Attacks Nerves, Muscles, Other Tissues
Monkey study may help pinpoint where the virus does damage Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Zika Virus... More Story with Video....


Zika Virus May Also Harm the Heart
8 Venezuelan patients developed irregular heartbeat, heart failure after infection, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Diseases, Zika Virus... More Story with Video....


1 in 7 Obese People Has Normal Blood Pressure, Cholesterol
But that doesn't mean the excess weight is harmless, researchers saySource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Metabolic Syndrome, Obesity... More Story with Video....


Downside to Gluten-Free Diets: Diabetes Risk?
People who ate least amount of this protein slightly more likely to develop type 2 disease, study suggests Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Celiac Disease, Diabetes Type 2, Gluten Sensitivity... More Story with Video....


Early Allergies -- Payback for a Mild Winter?
Early blooms may start you sneezing and sniffling ahead of schedule, doctor says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Hay Fever... More Story with Video....


U.S. Medical Experts Issue Warning on Yellow Fever's Advance
Brazil outbreak has officials worried, and transmission to United States is possible Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hemorrhagic Fevers, International Health, Traveler's Health... More Story with Video....


Hold That Pose: Yoga May Ease Tough Depression
Study finds weekly sessions, plus deep breathing, helped ease cases when medications failed Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Depression, Exercise and Physical Fitness... More Story with Video....


Eye Exam Might Help Spot Poor Circulation in Legs
Narrowing of blood vessels in the retina could mimic what's happening in lower limbs, research suggestsSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Peripheral Arterial Disease... More Story with Video....


Gleevec Keeps a Leukemia in Check for More Than a Decade: Study
Plus, there's no evidence of safety concerns linked to long-term use of the drug, researchers saySource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Chronic Myeloid Leukemia... More Story with Video....


'Pokemon Go' Players Add 2,000 Steps a Day
Smartphone game benefits overweight, sedentary people most, researchers report Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Exercise and Physical Fitness... More Story with Video....


Americans with High Blood Pressure Still Eating Too Much Salt
Average sodium intake more than double the recommended daily limit for these patients, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: High Blood Pressure, How to Prevent High Blood Pressure, Sodium... More Story with Video....


Violent Video Games May Not 'Desensitize' Players, Brain Scans Suggest
In small study, frequent players had empathetic responses similar to those who don't play much Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Teen Violence... More Story with Video....


Baby Boomers Get an 'F' for Hep C Testing
Screening rates for the dangerous virus remain low despite recommendations, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hepatitis C, Hepatitis Testing... More Story with Video....


More Folic Acid in Pregnancy May Protect Kids from High Blood Pressure
If mothers have heart disease risk factors, nutrient benefits children, study suggests Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Folic Acid, High Blood Pressure, Pregnancy... More Story with Video....


1 in 4 U.S. Adults Disabled by Arthritis: CDC
Agency recommends exercise, not opioids, to control pain, stiffness Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Arthritis, Health Statistics... More Story with Video....


Study Casts Doubt on A Brain Cancer's Link to Herpes
Researchers find no evidence of cytomegalovirus in tumor tissue Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Brain Tumors, Cytomegalovirus Infections... More Story with Video....


Study: Gene Test Needed Before Using Alzheimer's Drug 'Off-Label'
Aricept is often prescribed for mild mental impairment without actual approval Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Alzheimer's Disease... More Story with Video....


More Sleep Time, Less Play Time in America's Bedrooms
Biggest drop in sexual activity seen for those married or living together, survey finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Sexual Health... More Story with Video....


Obesity in Pregnancy Tied to Cerebral Palsy Risk in Kids
But study authors stress that a cause-and-effect link wasn't proven Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cerebral Palsy, Pregnancy... More Story with Video....


Poor Diet Tied to Half of U.S. Deaths from Heart Disease, Diabetes
Study explores which foods and nutrients may be helpful or harmful Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Diseases--Prevention, Nutrition... More Story with Video....


Soy Safe, Even Protective, for Breast Cancer Survivors
Study of 6,200 women finds the food linked to lower risk of death after nearly a decade of follow-up Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Breast Cancer... More Story with Video....


Annual Death Toll from Alzheimer's Nearly Doubles in 15 Years
Price tag hits $259 billion a year, projected to exceed $1 trillion by 2050, report finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Alzheimer's Disease... More Story with Video....


Banishing Asthma-Inducing Mice Allergens on The Cheap
Do-it-yourself approach works as well as professional extermination services, study findsSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Asthma in Children... More Story with Video....


Have Americans Given Up on Losing Weight?
Study finds more are overweight, obese than 2 decades ago, but fewer are trying to shed poundsSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Obesity, Weight Control... More Story with Video....


Kidney Transplant Survival Up Among Babies, Kids
Patients under age 10 now have the best long-term chances of not rejecting organ, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Kidney Transplantation... More Story with Video....


Would You Feel Safe in A Driverless Ambulance?
Vehicles would free up an extra person to care for patient, but studies find Americans have mixed views Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Emergency Medical Services... More Story with Video....


Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug May Not Ease Chronic Fatigue Syndrome After All
With disappointing study results, there's still no cure for the mysterious disorderSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Medicines... More Story with Video....


Study Ties Some Migraines to Artery Tears in Neck, Raising Stroke Risk
Problem also more likely in men and patients under 39, though chances are still low Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Migraine, Stroke... More Story with Video....


Many People Don't Take Their High Blood Pressure Meds
Failure to follow doctors' orders leads to unnecessary and costly treatment, research shows Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Blood Pressure Medicines... More Story with Video....


Patient Organizations Offer Advice on Reforming Obamacare
Coalition of 11 groups urges Congress to ensure affordability, accessibility and adequate coverage Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Health Insurance... More Story with Video....


Your Sex Life May Work Wonders for Your Work Life
Employees in better mood the next day, leading to more work engagement and job satisfaction, study contends Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Occupational Health, Sexual Health... More Story with Video....


Can Social Media Sites Leave You Socially Isolated?
More time using apps and sites like Twitter, Instagram, Facebook linked to greater sense of isolation, study suggests Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Mental Health... More Story with Video....


Less-Invasive Fibroid Treatment May Be 'Under-Used'
But embolization might not be suitable for every woman, specialist says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Uterine Fibroids, Women's Health... More Story with Video....


Patients Often Reject Drug-Only Psychiatric Treatment
Compliance more likely when doctors prescribe talk therapy, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Mental Disorders... More Story with Video....


Can Mom's Vitamin E Head Off Child's Asthma Risk?
Association only significant with type of nutrient found in highest amounts of safflower, sunflower oilsSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Asthma in Children, Infant and Newborn Care, Vitamin E... More Story with Video....


Disabled Kids At Higher Risk of Abuse, Study Finds
Certain conditions linked to greater odds for neglect, bullying Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Abuse, Disabilities... More Story with Video....


Longer Addiction Treatment Is Better, Study Confirms
Success rate goes up significantly when programs last more than 30 days, psychiatrist saysSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Drug Abuse, Opioid Abuse and Addiction, Prescription Drug Abuse... More Story with Video....


More Teens Turning Their Backs on Tanning Beds: CDC
Half as many high school students reported indoor tanning in 2015 versus 2009, survey finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Melanoma, Sun Exposure, Teen Health... More Story with Video....


Brain Training for Cancer Survivors' Nerve Damage
Neurofeedback seems to offers relief from chemo-induced pain, research finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer, Cancer Chemotherapy, Cancer--Living with Cancer... More Story with Video....


Itching for A Solution to That Rash?
Using gentle soap and moisturizer can help protect the hands, skin doctors advise Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Itching, Rashes, Skin Conditions... More Story with Video....


FDA Throws Cold Water on Whole Body Cryotherapy
Exposure to ultra-low temperatures shows no benefits and may be dangerous, agency warns Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Complementary and Integrative Medicine... More Story with Video....


Hispanics Should Be Wary of The Sun's Rays, Too
Skin cancer rates rising in this group, dermatologist warns Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hispanic American Health, Skin Cancer, Sun Exposure... More Story with Video....


Wood Stoves May Spark Heart Trouble
Older people in cities with lots of wood-burning devices might run heart attack risk, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Air Pollution, COPD, Heart Attack... More Story with Video....


Daffodils, Margaritas and Other Surprise Skin Dangers
There are many hidden hazards that can cause itch or rash, dermatologists warn Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Allergy, Rashes, Skin Conditions... More Story with Video....


Do 'Early Birds' Get the Healthier Worm?
Late-to-bed types appear to have poorer eating habits, study says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Healthy Living, Nutrition, Sleep Disorders... More Story with Video....


Don't Believe Everything You Read on Skin-Care Product Labels
Terms like 'hypoallergenic' and 'fragrance-free' may not mean what you think they do, doctor says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Allergy, Rashes, Skin Conditions... More Story with Video....


DIY Teeth-Straightening: Don't Try This At Home
Dangers lurk when rubber bands, paper clips and other tools are used to avoid the orthodontist Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Orthodontia... More Story with Video....


Keep an Eye Out for Eating Disorders in Loved Ones
If you suspect someone has a problem, be careful not to shame or criticize, eating disorder expert saysSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Eating Disorders... More Story with Video....


Exercise Helps Counter Cancer-Linked Fatigue
Psychological treatment and education can be useful, too, more so than drugs, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer--Living with Cancer, Exercise and Physical Fitness, Fatigue... More Story with Video....


Rising Number of Kids Ill from Drinking Hand Sanitizers
Some children aged 6 to 12 may be intentionally consuming brands containing alcohol, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Safety, Household Products, Poisoning... More Story with Video....


Risk of Birth Defects 20 Times Higher for Zika Moms: CDC
Finding highlights importance of preventing infection during pregnancy, researchers saySource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Birth Defects, Infections and Pregnancy, Zika Virus... More Story with Video....


FDA Approves New Treatment for Dust Mite Allergies
Odactra is a year-round treatment for reactions to the tiny bugs that share your homeSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Allergy... More Story with Video....


Hearing Loss May Double in United States by 2060
Those over 70 will be hardest hit, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hearing Disorders and Deafness, Noise, Seniors' Health... More Story with Video....


Researchers Create Artificial Mouse 'Embryo'
Experiment used two types of gene-modified stem cells to help scientists understand early development Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Stem Cells... More Story with Video....


Is My Dog or Cat a Healthy Weight? Important Questions to Ask the Vet
Source: Food and Drug Administration Related MedlinePlus Page: Pet Health... More Story with Video....


Bad Diet in Youth Might Raise Risk of Early Breast Cancer
Study found an association, but didn't prove unhealthy foods caused disease Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Breast Cancer, Carbohydrates, Child Nutrition... More Story with Video....


Could Common Insecticides Be Tied to Behavior Issues in Kids?
Study can't prove cause-and-effect, but children exposed in utero to pyrethroids had more problemsSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Behavior Disorders, Pesticides, Reproductive Hazards... More Story with Video....


Hospital Room Floors May Harbor 'Superbugs'
But that area often overlooked when it comes to infection control, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Bacterial Infections, Health Facilities, Infection Control... More Story with Video....


New Eczema Drug Promising in Early Trial
Nemolizumab significantly reduced the itch and improved appearance of skin Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Eczema... More Story with Video....


With Nips, Tucks and Fat Transplants, Americans Are Reshaping Their Bodies
Cosmetic procedures are on the rise and patients aren't shy about what they're tweaking, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Statistics, Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery... More Story with Video....


Finally, Proof That Hearing Aids Help
High-quality digital devices provide 'significant benefit' to older Americans, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hearing Aids, Hearing Disorders and Deafness... More Story with Video....


Skin Diseases Take Big Slice Out of America's Health, Economy
The sometimes deadly conditions cost $75 billion in 2013, report says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Statistics, Skin Conditions... More Story with Video....


Some Melanoma Survivors Still Seek Out the Sun
1 in 5 had suffered a sunburn in the past year, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Melanoma, Sun Exposure... More Story with Video....


Immune Disorders Such as MS, Psoriasis May Be Tied to Dementia Risk
Study found 20 percent higher odds for memory-robbing condition, but didn't prove cause and effect Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Autoimmune Diseases, Dementia... More Story with Video....


Gene Therapy: a Breakthrough for Sickle Cell Anemia?
But treatment has only been given to one patient so far Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Genes and Gene Therapy, Sickle Cell Anemia... More Story with Video....


Mildly Low Thyroid Function in Pregnancy Not a Threat
No difference in brain functioning seen in kids assessed to age 5 Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hypothyroidism, Pregnancy... More Story with Video....


Exercise Beats Weight Loss At Helping Seniors' Hearts
Both are healthy goals, but getting active may reap even more benefit, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise for Seniors, Heart Diseases--Prevention, Seniors' Health... More Story with Video....


Wireless Arm Patch May Blunt Migraine Pain
Study found electrical stimulation reduced ache if started soon enough Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Migraine... More Story with Video....


Older Bones Benefit from Dairy Plus Vitamin D
The supplements boost absorption of calcium, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Bone Density, Seniors' Health, Vitamin D... More Story with Video....


Colon Cancer Rates, Deaths Drop in Americans Over 50
Report suggests higher screening rates explain the positive trendSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Colorectal Cancer, Seniors' Health... More Story with Video....


Concussions More Likely in Female Athletes
Why remains unclear, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Sports Injuries, Sports Safety, Women's Health... More Story with Video....


Do Early Dental Visits Really Prevent Kids' Cavities?
Study found preventive care didn't help Medicaid toddlers in one state, but more research is neededSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Dental Health, Dental Health, Tooth Decay... More Story with Video....


Gene Therapy Shows Promise for Aggressive Lymphoma
Over one-third of patients appeared disease-free 6 months after single treatment, report says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Genes and Gene Therapy, Lymphoma... More Story with Video....


Indoor Tanning: a Big Financial Hit to U.S. Health Care
Skin cancers from UV light in devices totalled $343 million in 2015 alone, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Skin Cancer... More Story with Video....


Some Hospitals May Overcharge for Hip, Knee Replacements: Study
Prices were double the average costs for the implants, but only one insurer was included in the research Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement... More Story with Video....


Study Tracks Bleeding Risk from Common Blood Thinners
Research looked specifically at bleeds inside the skull and near the brain Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Blood Thinners... More Story with Video....


Youth with Type 2 Diabetes Often Face Complications
This growing group has double the problems as peers with type 1 disease, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes Type 1, Diabetes Type 2, Diabetes in Children and Teens... More Story with Video....


Childhood Cancer Survivors Living Longer
Decline parallels reduced use of radiation, at lower doses, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Cancer in Children... More Story with Video....


Colon Cancer on The Rise Among Gen Xers, Millennials
And an old adversary -- the obesity epidemic -- may be the cause, U.S. researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Colorectal Cancer... More Story with Video....


Kids Should Be Screened for Lazy Eye by Age 5
Waiting later could lead to permanent vision problems, U.S. panel says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Amblyopia, Children's Health, Eye Care... More Story with Video....


Youth with Type 2 Diabetes Develop Complications More Often Than Type 1 Peers
Source: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases - Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes Complications, Diabetes Type 1, Diabetes Type 2, Diabetes in Children and Teens... More Story with Video....


Diagnostic Mammograms Find More Cancers, and More False-Positives
Digital technology leads to 'marked improvement' in detection rates, radiology expert says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Breast Cancer, Mammography, Women's Health... More Story with Video....


Hip Fracture's Link to Early Death May Last Years
People over 60 face two to three times the risk of dying over next 8 years, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hip Injuries and Disorders, Seniors' Health... More Story with Video....


Valium May Be Useless for Acute Lower Back Pain
Another study casts doubt on notion that potent painkillers can really help Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Back Pain, Medicines... More Story with Video....


What Works Best to Help Overweight Folks Eat Healthier?
Researchers still don't know the answer, but say pamphlets couldn't hurt Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Nutrition, Weight Control... More Story with Video....


More Exercise, Fewer Pounds: Cut Your Heart Failure Risk
Link was stronger for common but difficult-to-treat type of heart failure Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise and Physical Fitness, Heart Diseases--Prevention, Heart Failure... More Story with Video....


Nasal Swab Shows Promise in Confirming Lung Cancers
Simple technique is based on cancer DNA and seems accurate for use after chest CT scan, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Genetic Testing, Lung Cancer... More Story with Video....


Review Raises Questions about Herbal Meds for Heart Problems
While popular among patients, they haven't been proven safe or effective in clinical trials, study says Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Diseases, Herbal Medicine... More Story with Video....


Some Health Fads May Not Be All That Healthy
Vegetable juices, coconut oil have downsides, and gluten-free makes little difference in those without the sensitivity, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Nutrition... More Story with Video....


Hospital Sinks May Be Awash in 'Superbugs'
Study finds drug-resistant bacteria can colonize in drains, spread to sinks and eventually reach patients Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Facilities, Infection Control... More Story with Video....


As Pot Legalization Advances, Pediatricians Warn of Dangers
Marijuana isn't benign, child health experts contend Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Drugs and Young People, Marijuana... More Story with Video....


Kids Mean Less Shuteye for Mom, While Dad Slumbers on
Study finds big differences in how youngsters affect parents' sleepSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Parenting, Sleep Disorders... More Story with Video....


Pediatricians Revise Guidelines for Teen Victims of Sexual Assault
Physicians need to be comfortable screening for it, offering additional help if needed Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Sexual Assault, Teen Health... More Story with Video....



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