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Could a Supplement Prevent Weight Gain?
Could a Supplement Prevent Weight Gain? THURSDAY, Dec. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A newly developed food supplement appears to prevent weight gain and trim fat around the waist, researchers say. However, the chemical compound doesn't seem to help pe...
Cyramza Approval Expanded to Include Non-Small Lung Cancer
Cyramza Approval Expanded to Include Non-Small Lung Cancer FRIDAY, Dec. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of the anti-cancer drug Cyramza (ramucirumab) has been expanded to include aggressive non-small cell lung c...
Constant Email Checks Can Leave You Stressed
Constant Email Checks Can Leave You Stressed SATURDAY, Dec. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Looking for a way to help reduce your stress? Try checking your emails less often, researchers suggest. The new study featured 124 adults -- including students, f...
Cheap Natural Compound May Help Smokers Quit
Cheap Natural Compound May Help Smokers Quit WEDNESDAY, Dec. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The naturally occurring plant compound cytisine may be more effective than nicotine replacement therapy in helping smokers quit, a new study suggests. Cytisine, ...
College Students Say 'Curiosity' Leads Them to Fake Pot
College Students Say 'Curiosity' Leads Them to Fake Pot WEDNESDAY, Dec. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Curiosity is the main reason why college students try synthetic marijuana, a new survey finds. Of more than 330 students in undergraduate and graduate...
Can You Balance on One Leg? You May Have Lower Stroke Risk
Can You Balance on One Leg? You May Have Lower Stroke Risk THURSDAY, Dec. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- If you can't balance on one leg for at least 20 seconds you may be at risk of a stroke, Japanese researchers suggest. Difficulty standing on one leg...
Common Painkillers May Help Prevent Certain Skin Cancers, Study Finds
Common Painkillers May Help Prevent Certain Skin Cancers, Study Finds THURSDAY, Dec. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Common painkillers, including ibuprofen, might slightly reduce your risk of developing a form of skin cancer, researchers say. Use of ibu...
Cutting Docs-in-Training Hours Hasn't Improved Patient Care: Studies
Cutting Docs-in-Training Hours Hasn't Improved Patient Care: Studies TUESDAY, Dec. 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Cutting medical residents' work hours hasn't reduced death rates, hospital readmission rates or outcomes of surgery, two new studies find. "...
Cost of Job-Based Health Insurance Outpaces Family Income: Report
Cost of Job-Based Health Insurance Outpaces Family Income: Report TUESDAY, Dec. 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Americans who get job-based health insurance are spending a bigger chunk of their paychecks on health care than they were a decade ago, and the...
Cigarettes Cause One-Third of U.S. Cancer Deaths: Report
Cigarettes Cause One-Third of U.S. Cancer Deaths: Report TUESDAY, Dec. 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Despite large declines in smoking rates, cigarettes still cause about one-third of cancer deaths in the United States, according to a new study. "Our re...