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Life Skills, Parenting Classes May Cut Inflammation in Poor Kids
Life Skills, Parenting Classes May Cut Inflammation in Poor Kids MONDAY, July 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Good parenting and life skills coaching seem to reduce inflammation in children from low-income families, a new study suggests. Inflammation is ...
Lift U.S. Ban on Blood Donations by Gay Men, Experts Say
Lift U.S. Ban on Blood Donations by Gay Men, Experts Say FRIDAY, July 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The United States should repeal a 30-year policy that bans blood donations from gay and bisexual men, according to a team of medical and legal experts w...
Lymphoma Treatment May Harm, Halt Men's Sperm Production
Lymphoma Treatment May Harm, Halt Men's Sperm Production FRIDAY, July 25, 2014 (HealthDay -- Treatment for lymphoma may lower men's fertility, new research indicates. Both Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma, which are cancers of the body's whit...
Lung Groups: Governments Should Limit or Ban Use of E-Cigarettes
Lung Groups: Governments Should Limit or Ban Use of E-Cigarettes THURSDAY, July 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Governments should ban or limit the use of electronic cigarettes until more is known about their health effects, say experts from the world's ...
Losing Weight May Ease Hot Flashes, Study Finds
Losing Weight May Ease Hot Flashes, Study Finds THURSDAY, July 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Slimming down may help ease the hot flashes that often accompany menopause, new research suggests. Hot flashes can be debilitating for more than 50 percent of ...
Like Humans, Chimps' Smarts May Rely on Genes
Like Humans, Chimps' Smarts May Rely on Genes THURSDAY, July 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Nature, not nurture, may play the bigger role in the innate intelligence of individual chimpanzees, a new study finds. "As is the case in humans, genes matter wh...
Less May Be More When It Comes to Gallbladder Surgery
Less May Be More When It Comes to Gallbladder Surgery TUESDAY, July 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Less aggressive treatment will likely lead to better outcomes for people having their gallbladders removed, according to a pair of new studies. One study f...
Latest Study Finds No Link Between Testosterone Supplements, Heart Attack
Latest Study Finds No Link Between Testosterone Supplements, Heart Attack WEDNESDAY, July 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Although recent research has linked testosterone therapy with a higher risk for heart attack and stroke, a new study involving more t...
Less Toxic Transplant Treatment Offers Hope for Sickle Cell Patients
Less Toxic Transplant Treatment Offers Hope for Sickle Cell Patients TUESDAY, July 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new bone marrow transplant technique for adults with sickle cell disease may "cure" many patients. And it avoids the toxic effects associa...
Liver Cancer Drug Fails to Live Up to Early Promise
Liver Cancer Drug Fails to Live Up to Early Promise TUESDAY, July 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Although it looked promising in early studies, the drug everolimus didn't improve survival for people with advanced liver cancer in its latest trial, a new s...