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California Trees Harbor Fungus Deadly to People With HIV
California Trees Harbor Fungus Deadly to People With HIV THURSDAY, Aug. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A potentially deadly fungus that has been sickening HIV/AIDS patients in Southern California for decades grows on trees, a new study finds. The team o...
Concussion Recovery Can Reverse After Return to Activity, Study Shows
Concussion Recovery Can Reverse After Return to Activity, Study Shows THURSDAY, Aug. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Athletes who seem to have recovered from a concussion may actually show a subtle worsening in a particular mental ability after they retu...
Could Too Much Salt Harm MS Patients?
Could Too Much Salt Harm MS Patients? THURSDAY, Aug. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Too much salt in the diet may worsen symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS), a new study from Argentina suggests. "Many environmental factors affect MS, such as vitamin D, ...
Cosmetic Eye Procedure May Ease Migraines, Small Study Says
Cosmetic Eye Procedure May Ease Migraines, Small Study Says FRIDAY, Aug. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Cosmetic eyelid surgery involving specific nerves may do more than improve your looks -- the procedure may also provide migraine relief for some, acc...
Counseling Does Little to Deter Youth Drinking, Review Finds
Counseling Does Little to Deter Youth Drinking, Review Finds FRIDAY, Aug. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Counseling may do little to help young people with drinking problems, a large-scale review finds. Researchers analyzed 66 studies that included near...
College Prep 101
College Prep 101 FRIDAY, Aug. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- College can be a challenging time for young people, but there are a number of things they can do to make the most of their new life, an expert says. This is "a time to adjust, explore, meet ne...
Consumer Reports Advises Pregnant Women to Avoid Tuna
Consumer Reports Advises Pregnant Women to Avoid Tuna THURSDAY, Aug. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- In a new review of seafood safety, Consumer Reports is advising that pregnant women avoid eating tuna due to concerns about mercury exposure. "We're part...
Cerdelga Approved for Gaucher Disease
Cerdelga Approved for Gaucher Disease WEDNESDAY, Aug. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Cerdelga (eliglustat) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat type 1 Gaucher disease, a rare inherited disorder caused by the body's insuffi...
Certain Symptoms Can Delay Lupus Diagnosis, Researchers Report
Certain Symptoms Can Delay Lupus Diagnosis, Researchers Report TUESDAY, Aug. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Lupus and other rheumatic diseases can cause neurological symptoms such as headaches and seizures, which can delay a correct diagnosis for months...
Certain Antipsychotic Meds Tied to Kidney Problems in Elderly
Certain Antipsychotic Meds Tied to Kidney Problems in Elderly TUESDAY, Aug. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Kidney injury can be added to the list of possible harms related to use of three antipsychotic medications often prescribed to treat behavioral sy...