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Blood Thinners May Not Be Needed for Kids' Back Surgery
Blood Thinners May Not Be Needed for Kids' Back Surgery TUESDAY, July 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Most children who have spinal surgery don't require anti-clotting drugs because blood clots occur so rarely in these procedures, a new study says. Inste...
Blood Test Might Help Predict Survival With Lou Gehrig's Disease
Blood Test Might Help Predict Survival With Lou Gehrig's Disease TUESDAY, July 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Simple blood tests may one day help predict survival and the course of the disease in people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also cal...
Babies' Brains Prep for Speech Long Before First Words Come Out
Babies' Brains Prep for Speech Long Before First Words Come Out MONDAY, July 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Infants' brains start laying the groundwork for the physical requirements of speech long before they utter their first words, a new study finds. ...
Bed-Sharing Linked to SIDS
Bed-Sharing Linked to SIDS MONDAY, July 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Risk factors for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) appear to change with the age of the infant, researchers say. They found that younger babies are more likely to die when they're ...
Burn Injuries More Common in Summer
Burn Injuries More Common in Summer SATURDAY, July 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Burn injuries increase in the summer as people gather around fire pits, campfires and outdoor grills, say burn experts. Among those most vulnerable to these seasonal fire ...
Brains of Sex Addicts May Be Wired Like Those of Drug Addicts, Study Finds
Brains of Sex Addicts May Be Wired Like Those of Drug Addicts, Study Finds FRIDAY, July 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- In people with sex addiction, pornography affects the brain in ways that are similar to that seen in drug addicts as they consume drug...
Breast Cancer Drug May Help Women Fight a Leading Cause of Infertility: Study
Breast Cancer Drug May Help Women Fight a Leading Cause of Infertility: Study WEDNESDAY, July 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Women with polycystic ovary syndrome have a better chance of getting pregnant if they take a breast cancer drug instead of the cu...
Breast Cancer Drug Aromasin May Be Option for Some Premenopausal Women
Breast Cancer Drug Aromasin May Be Option for Some Premenopausal Women WEDNESDAY, July 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The drug exemestane worked slightly better than the drug tamoxifen at preventing a recurrence of breast cancer in certain premenopausal ...
Be Safe When Mowing The Lawn
Be Safe When Mowing The Lawn SATURDAY, July 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Mowing the lawn is a task often assigned to older children and teens, but it can be a dangerous task if proper safety measures aren't followed, several physician groups warn. In 2...
Beleodaq Approved for Aggressive non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Beleodaq Approved for Aggressive non-Hodgkin Lymphoma THURSDAY, July 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Beleodaq (belinostat) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat peripheral T-Cell lymphoma (PTCL), a rare and aggressive form of...