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Oxygen May Not Help Heart Attack Victims
Oxygen May Not Help Heart Attack Victims WEDNESDAY, Nov. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Strapping an oxygen mask to someone suffering a heart attack might make their heart attack worse, new research suggests. Heart attack victims treated with oxygen end...
Obese Children With Leukemia Fared Worse in Study
Obese Children With Leukemia Fared Worse in Study MONDAY, Oct. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Obesity may change the way young people react to chemotherapy for acute lymphoblastic leukemia, new research suggests. The study showed that obesity made young...
Osteoporosis Screening Guidelines May Miss Younger Women at Risk
Osteoporosis Screening Guidelines May Miss Younger Women at Risk FRIDAY, Oct. 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Current osteoporosis screening guidelines and tools fail to identify many younger postmenopausal women at risk for osteoporosis-related fracture...
Obama Urges Calm in Ebola Scare, Opposes Travel Ban
Obama Urges Calm in Ebola Scare, Opposes Travel Ban SATURDAY, Oct. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- President Barack Obama on Saturday asked Americans not to give way to panic over Ebola, and he repeated his opposition to a travel ban for flights from aff...
Obama Appoints 'Ebola Czar'
Obama Appoints 'Ebola Czar' FRIDAY, Oct. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- President Barack Obama on Friday appointed Ron Klain, a former chief of staff to Vice President Joe Biden and a trusted White House adviser, as Ebola "czar." His role: to oversee th...
Older Antibiotic Still Works Against Staph Infections, Study Finds
Older Antibiotic Still Works Against Staph Infections, Study Finds FRIDAY, Oct. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An older antibiotic called vancomycin is still effective in treating dangerous Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infections, a new study finds...
Obesity and Depression Often Twin Ills, Study Finds
Obesity and Depression Often Twin Ills, Study Finds THURSDAY, Oct. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Depression and obesity tend to go hand in hand, U.S. health officials reported Thursday. The combination was so common that 43 percent of depressed adults ...
Obesity May Speed Aging of the Liver, Study Suggests
Obesity May Speed Aging of the Liver, Study Suggests MONDAY, Oct. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Extra pounds cause the liver to age faster, potentially explaining why obesity is linked to diseases like liver cancer and insulin resistance, new research ...
Obese Kids May Show Early Signs of Heart Trouble
Obese Kids May Show Early Signs of Heart Trouble WEDNESDAY, Oct. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Obese young people may already be showing the warning signs of heart disease, German researchers report. The scientists found negative changes in the shape an...
Ovarian Cancer DNA Detected in Vaginal Fluid, Researchers Report
Ovarian Cancer DNA Detected in Vaginal Fluid, Researchers Report TUESDAY, Oct. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have found it's possible to detect ovarian cancer gene mutations in vaginal fluid samples -- a finding they hope is a step toward an...