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Breast-Feeding May Pass Common Chemical to Baby, Study Shows
Breast-Feeding May Pass Common Chemical to Baby, Study Shows FRIDAY, Aug. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New mothers may inadvertently pass industrial chemicals along to their babies through breast-feeding, which might lower the effectiveness of some ch...
Back-to-School Tips for Healthy Teeth
Back-to-School Tips for Healthy Teeth SUNDAY, Aug. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The beginning of a new school year is usually a big transition, as lazy summer mornings are quickly replaced by mad dashes to the bus stop. But a pediatric dental expert w...
Blood Pressure Drugs Linked to Longer Ovarian Cancer Survival
Blood Pressure Drugs Linked to Longer Ovarian Cancer Survival MONDAY, Aug. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Ovarian cancer patients who use certain blood pressure drugs often live longer than other women with the disease, researchers report in a finding t...
Brief Drop in Blood Sugar at Birth Tied to Poorer School Performance
Brief Drop in Blood Sugar at Birth Tied to Poorer School Performance MONDAY, Aug. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children who experience a brief drop in blood sugar right after birth may have a harder time with reading and math when they go to school, a...
Blood Test May One Day Predict Breast Cancer Relapse
Blood Test May One Day Predict Breast Cancer Relapse WEDNESDAY, Aug. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental blood test may one day detect the return of early stage breast cancer months before it is revealed by CT or MRI scans, researchers report...
Black Women at Raised Risk of Carrying Breast Cancer Genes
Black Women at Raised Risk of Carrying Breast Cancer Genes THURSDAY, Aug. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Young black women have a higher rate of breast and ovarian cancer-related gene mutations than previously believed, a new study finds. These inherite...
Black Women Less Likely to Survive Uterine Cancer, Study Finds
Black Women Less Likely to Survive Uterine Cancer, Study Finds WEDNESDAY, Aug. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Uterine cancer rates are rising in the United States, particularly among black and Asian women, according to a new study that also found black ...
Broader Gene Tests for Breast, Ovarian Cancer Might Benefit Some: Study
Broader Gene Tests for Breast, Ovarian Cancer Might Benefit Some: Study THURSDAY, Aug. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Some women with a family history of breast or ovarian cancer might benefit from a broader genetic test that includes more than 20 genes...
Blood Chemical Test May Predict Risk of Heart Disease Death
Blood Chemical Test May Predict Risk of Heart Disease Death WEDNESDAY, Aug. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Higher-than-normal levels of a certain blood chemical may place some patients at significantly greater risk of dying from heart disease, new resea...
Bodybuilder Supplement Abuse a Growing Concern
Bodybuilder Supplement Abuse a Growing Concern FRIDAY, Aug. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women striving for the "perfect" body have struggled with eating disorders for years, but researchers report that a new sort of eating disorder is emerging among m...