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Diabetes Drug May Not Guard Against Pancreatic Cancer
Diabetes Drug May Not Guard Against Pancreatic Cancer TUESDAY, April 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Despite evidence that has suggested the diabetes drug metformin might have potential as a cancer fighter, a new study finds the medication didn't help pa...
Depression Tied to Worse Outcomes for Black Patients With Heart Failure
Depression Tied to Worse Outcomes for Black Patients With Heart Failure WEDNESDAY, April 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Depression seems to increase the risk of hospitalization and death in black heart failure patients, a new study finds. Researchers as...
Drug-Related HIV Outbreak Spurs Nationwide Alert
Drug-Related HIV Outbreak Spurs Nationwide Alert FRIDAY, April 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- With narcotic painkiller abuse now linked to 142 cases of HIV in rural Indiana, U.S. health officials are alerting other states to watch for clusters of HIV an...
Daily Aspirin Taken by More Than Half of Older U.S. Adults
Daily Aspirin Taken by More Than Half of Older U.S. Adults FRIDAY, April 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Slightly more than half of middle-aged adults and seniors in the United States take aspirin daily to prevent heart attack, stroke or other serious il...
Depression, Weapons May Be More Common for Bullied Teens
Depression, Weapons May Be More Common for Bullied Teens MONDAY, April 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Bullied high school students have greater odds for depression and suicidal thoughts than others, and they're also more likely to take weapons to school...
Doctors Say Head Lice Should Not Bar Kids From School
Doctors Say Head Lice Should Not Bar Kids From School MONDAY, April 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Outbreaks of head lice in kids can be effectively treated without banning infected children from school, new guidelines from the American Academy of Pedia...
Drug Shows Early Promise for Advanced Lung Cancer
Drug Shows Early Promise for Advanced Lung Cancer SUNDAY, April 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new drug that boosts the immune system's cancer-fighting potential is showing early promise for some patients with advanced lung cancer. The drug, marketed ...
Dog-Transmitted Rabies Kills 160 People a Day Worldwide: Study
Dog-Transmitted Rabies Kills 160 People a Day Worldwide: Study THURSDAY, April 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Rabies transmitted by dogs kills 160 people a day worldwide and about 59,000 a year, a new study finds. While rabies is nearly always fatal, it...
Dog Flu Outbreak Unleashes Warnings From Veterinarians
Dog Flu Outbreak Unleashes Warnings From Veterinarians THURSDAY, April 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- With more than 1,000 dogs sickened by a highly contagious dog flu in the Midwestern United States, veterinarians urge pet owners to take precautions. "...
Doctors Often Ignore Parents' Concerns About Autism in Young Kids: Study
Doctors Often Ignore Parents' Concerns About Autism in Young Kids: Study WEDNESDAY, April 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Delays in diagnosing and treating autism often occur when doctors ignore parents' concerns about their child's early development, a ...