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ADHD Tied to Obesity Risk for Girls, Study Contends
ADHD Tied to Obesity Risk for Girls, Study Contends THURSDAY, Feb. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Girls with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have their share of challenges. And new research suggests a tendency toward obesity may be one of...
Allergies, Asthma Tied to Lower Risk of Brain Cancer
Allergies, Asthma Tied to Lower Risk of Brain Cancer FRIDAY, Feb. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People with respiratory allergies, asthma and the skin condition eczema may be less likely to develop glioma brain cancer, a new study suggests. The internat...
Alcohol More Harmful for People With HIV, Study Suggests
Alcohol More Harmful for People With HIV, Study Suggests MONDAY, Feb. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Drinking alcohol may be more dangerous for people infected with HIV, a new study suggests. The effects of alcohol appear to be more pronounced for those ...
Adult Survivors of Childhood Brain Tumors May Have Lingering Troubles: Study
Adult Survivors of Childhood Brain Tumors May Have Lingering Troubles: Study MONDAY, Feb. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Adults who survived childhood brain tumors may have significant treatment-related thinking, attention and memory problems, a new stud...
Allergy Shots Still Effective for Seniors
Allergy Shots Still Effective for Seniors TUESDAY, Feb. 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Allergy shots can still benefit seniors with allergies, a new study suggests. The study included 60 people with hay fever between the ages of 65 and 75 who were given ...
Asthma May Raise Risk for Abdominal Aneurysm
Asthma May Raise Risk for Abdominal Aneurysm THURSDAY, Feb. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People 50 and older who have had recent asthma activity appear to be at an increased risk of abdominal aortic aneurysm, a new study suggests. An abdominal aortic ...
Anxiety Meds Like Valium, Xanax Won't Raise Seniors' Dementia Risk: Study
Anxiety Meds Like Valium, Xanax Won't Raise Seniors' Dementia Risk: Study WEDNESDAY, Feb. 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Taking one of a class of anti-anxiety pills that includes Ativan, Valium or Xanax does not increase older adults' risk of dementia, a...
Air Pollution Linked to Risk of Preterm Birth
Air Pollution Linked to Risk of Preterm Birth MONDAY, Feb. 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Exposure to high levels of air pollution in pregnancy may increase the risk of having a preterm baby, new research suggests. For the study, researchers examined nea...
After Heart Surgery, House Calls by Physician Assistants Help
After Heart Surgery, House Calls by Physician Assistants Help TUESDAY, Jan. 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Heart surgery patients who receive home visits from physician assistants are less likely to be readmitted to the hospital, a new study finds. They...
As Winter Storm Targets Eastern U.S., Tips for Stepping Out Safely
As Winter Storm Targets Eastern U.S., Tips for Stepping Out Safely FRIDAY, Jan. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- With much of the eastern United States bracing for a major winter storm this weekend, one expert is offering advice on how to lower your risk ...