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Scientists Piggyback Experimental HIV Vaccine on Cold Viruses
Scientists Piggyback Experimental HIV Vaccine on Cold Viruses TUESDAY, Feb. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists report progress in their bid to develop ways to piggyback an HIV vaccine on germs that cause colds. In the new study, Harvard researcher...
Seafood Might Protect Brain in People at Genetic Risk for Alzheimer's
Seafood Might Protect Brain in People at Genetic Risk for Alzheimer's TUESDAY, Feb. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Seafood lovers, a new study delivers good news on two fronts: Mercury found in fish doesn't lead to mental decline, and for certain people,...
Study Casts Doubt on Effectiveness of COPD Drug
Study Casts Doubt on Effectiveness of COPD Drug TUESDAY, Feb. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A widely used drug may not significantly reduce the amount of time that patients with the lung condition COPD require mechanical help to breathe, a new study sug...
Scientists Find Stem Cells That Might Repair Skull, Face Bones
Scientists Find Stem Cells That Might Repair Skull, Face Bones TUESDAY, Feb. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists report they may be one step closer to using stem cells to replace damaged skull and facial bones in people who experience a head trauma...
Study Pits Antiperspirants Against Underarm Bacteria
Study Pits Antiperspirants Against Underarm Bacteria TUESDAY, Feb. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- That antiperspirant may keep you dry, but it might also disrupt the bacterial "community" that resides in your armpits, a new, small study suggests. Researc...
Should Tackling Be Banned From Youth Football?
Should Tackling Be Banned From Youth Football? WEDNESDAY, Feb. 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Tackling should be eliminated from youth football due to the risks that collisions and head injuries pose to young athletes, a researcher argues in the Feb. 4 N...
Surgical Safety Checklists May Shorten Hospital Stays, Save Lives
Surgical Safety Checklists May Shorten Hospital Stays, Save Lives WEDNESDAY, Feb. 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A surgical safety checklist reduced patients' risk of death over 90 days and shortened their hospital stay, a new study found. The findings s...
Steroids Might Help More Than Just Very Premature Babies: Study
Steroids Might Help More Than Just Very Premature Babies: Study THURSDAY, Feb. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Giving steroids to pregnant women at risk for late preterm delivery may reduce the risk of severe respiratory problems in their babies, a new st...
Surviving Spouse Still Influenced By the Other
Surviving Spouse Still Influenced By the Other FRIDAY, Feb. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The influence of a husband or wife on their spouse's quality of life remains strong even after death, a new study says. Couples who have been married a long time d...
Super Bowl Foods Can Be a Win, Win: Healthy and Delicious
Super Bowl Foods Can Be a Win, Win: Healthy and Delicious FRIDAY, Feb. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Super Bowl Sunday is as much about eating as it is about whether the Panthers or the Broncos score the first touchdown. Commonly served Super Bowl snack...