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Report Shows Progress in America's War on Cancer
Report Shows Progress in America's War on Cancer MONDAY, March 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- America is making slow but steady progress against cancer, with a continuing decline in cancer deaths, according to a new report. The overall cancer death rate...
Researchers Pinpoint Possible Protein Culprit Behind Alzheimer's
Researchers Pinpoint Possible Protein Culprit Behind Alzheimer's TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Abnormal tau protein collecting in the brain may be the main cause of Alzheimer's disease, a new study claims. Another protein called amyloid ...
Recess: An Essential Part of the School Day
Recess: An Essential Part of the School Day WEDNESDAY, March 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Recess is an essential part of children's school days that can help set students up for success once they head back to the classroom, a new study suggests. Yet, ...
Researchers Develop Screening for Early Memory Troubles
Researchers Develop Screening for Early Memory Troubles WEDNESDAY, March 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say they have developed a new scoring system to help identify seniors who are at high risk for memory and thinking problems that might le...
Restraining Order Often Costly for Women
Restraining Order Often Costly for Women FRIDAY, March 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Asking a judge for a restraining order against an abusive partner can lead to lower earnings for women, a new study suggests. University of Pittsburgh researchers stud...
Recovery From Bunion Surgery Faster Than in Past
Recovery From Bunion Surgery Faster Than in Past FRIDAY, March 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Improvements in bunion surgery have led to faster and less painful recovery, according to foot doctors. A bunion is a bump near the base of the big toe that is...
Raise Legal Smoking Age to 21, U.S. Expert Panel Says
Raise Legal Smoking Age to 21, U.S. Expert Panel Says THURSDAY, March 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Raising the legal age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21 would save hundreds of thousands of lives and substantially reduce the number of smokers in ...
Rise in Use of Animals for Research
Rise in Use of Animals for Research THURSDAY, Feb. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- There has been a surge in the use of animals in experimental research in the United States since the late 1990s, with mice accounting for most of the increase, a new study...
Rear End Takes a Front Seat in Plastic Surgery Offices
Rear End Takes a Front Seat in Plastic Surgery Offices THURSDAY, Feb. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Butt enhancement helped boost cosmetic procedures in the United States by 3 percent last year, according to a new report. Americans saddled with sagging...
Risk of Violent Crime Rises With Depression, Study Finds
Risk of Violent Crime Rises With Depression, Study Finds WEDNESDAY, Feb. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with depression might be more likely to commit a violent crime than those without depression, a new study suggests. Researchers analyzed data ...