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Microneedle Patch Might Boost Global Measles Vaccination Rates
Microneedle Patch Might Boost Global Measles Vaccination Rates TUESDAY, April 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A microneedle patch may be an easier, safer and more convenient way to vaccinate more people worldwide against measles and other vaccine-prevent...
Milder Autism Typically Diagnosed Later in Girls
Milder Autism Typically Diagnosed Later in Girls TUESDAY, April 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Girls on the milder end of the autism spectrum tend to be diagnosed at a later age than boys, possibly because their symptoms are less severe, a new study has...
Many Pregnant Women Think E-Cigarettes 'Safer' Than Regular Cigarettes
Many Pregnant Women Think E-Cigarettes 'Safer' Than Regular Cigarettes THURSDAY, April 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More than 40 percent of pregnant women surveyed think electronic cigarettes are less harmful than tobacco cigarettes, according to a ne...
Mars-Bound Astronauts May Face Danger From Cosmic Rays
Mars-Bound Astronauts May Face Danger From Cosmic Rays FRIDAY, May 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Bad news for anyone hoping to travel to Mars: New research in rodents suggests that exposure to cosmic rays may impair the brain functioning of astronauts o...
Moms' Pre-Pregnancy Obesity Tied to ADHD, Other Issues in Kids
Moms' Pre-Pregnancy Obesity Tied to ADHD, Other Issues in Kids FRIDAY, May 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children whose mothers were very obese going into pregnancy may face an increased risk of emotional and behavioral problems, a new study suggests. R...
Mow With Safety in Mind
Mow With Safety in Mind SATURDAY, May 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Before you get ready to cut your grass, remember lawn mowers can pose a significant injury risk, experts say. In 2010, more than 250,000 people in the United States were treated for law...
Many Young Football Players Get Concussions at Practice, Study Says
Many Young Football Players Get Concussions at Practice, Study Says MONDAY, May 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Most concussions among high school and college football players occur during practice, a new study finds. Data on more than 20,000 young footba...
MRI May Help Gauge Stroke Risk in Those With Irregular Heartbeat
MRI May Help Gauge Stroke Risk in Those With Irregular Heartbeat MONDAY, April 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Special MRI scans of the heart can help spot people with atrial fibrillation -- a common heart rhythm disorder -- who are at high risk for stro...
More U.S. Newborns Enduring Drug Withdrawal: Study
More U.S. Newborns Enduring Drug Withdrawal: Study SUNDAY, April 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The number of U.S. infants admitted to neonatal intensive care units to treat symptoms of drug withdrawal has nearly quadrupled since 2004, researchers repor...
More Than 1 in 10 Teens Has Tried E-Cigarettes, Study Finds
More Than 1 in 10 Teens Has Tried E-Cigarettes, Study Finds SUNDAY, April 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- American teens' use of electronic cigarettes is growing, especially among those who also smoke tobacco cigarettes, according to a new study. Researc...