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Stress Affects Women, Men With Heart Disease Differently, Study Shows
Stress Affects Women, Men With Heart Disease Differently, Study Shows MONDAY, Oct. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Stress triggers different physical and mental reactions in women and men with heart disease, new research indicates. The study involved 254...
Sleeping on Sofa Can Be Deadly for Babies, Study Finds
Sleeping on Sofa Can Be Deadly for Babies, Study Finds MONDAY, Oct. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- One of the most dangerous places for a sleeping baby is a sofa, according to a new study. Of nearly 8,000 infant sleeping deaths in the United States, res...
Salamanders May Hold Clues to Human Scar Healing
Salamanders May Hold Clues to Human Scar Healing TUESDAY, Oct. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Insights gleaned from salamanders may help keep people scar-free after surgery, University of Florida researchers say. They're focusing on a type of salamander...
Second Health Care Worker in Dallas Tests Positive for Ebola
Second Health Care Worker in Dallas Tests Positive for Ebola WEDNESDAY, Oct. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A second health care worker who helped treat a patient who died of Ebola last week at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for the disease, heal...
Scientists Grow, Implant Human Intestinal Tissue in Mice
Scientists Grow, Implant Human Intestinal Tissue in Mice SUNDAY, Oct. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- New stem cell-based research could improve understanding of intestinal diseases and eventually lead to new treatments, a new study suggests. Scientists ...
Some Lung Patients Buy Cigarettes Along With Meds at Pharmacies: Study
Some Lung Patients Buy Cigarettes Along With Meds at Pharmacies: Study MONDAY, Oct. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- While picking up a prescription for cholesterol-lowering medication, about one in 20 people with conditions such as asthma, chronic obstru...
Smoking-Related Illnesses in U.S. Total 14 Million, Report Finds
Smoking-Related Illnesses in U.S. Total 14 Million, Report Finds MONDAY, Oct. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Cigarette smoking accounts for approximately 14 million major medical conditions that plague the lives of U.S. adults, according to a new govern...
Sudden Cardiac Death a Risk for Women Living Near Major Roads: Study
Sudden Cardiac Death a Risk for Women Living Near Major Roads: Study MONDAY, Oct. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Women who live near major roads may be at increased risk for sudden cardiac death, a new study suggests. Researchers analyzed data from more...
Scientists Inch Closer to Alzheimer's Origins
Scientists Inch Closer to Alzheimer's Origins SUNDAY, Oct. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A laboratory study seems to support the theory that a buildup of beta-amyloid plaques in the brain is the first step in a process that leads to Alzheimer's disease...
Study Finds Many Newborns Have Risky First Ride Home From Hospital
Study Finds Many Newborns Have Risky First Ride Home From Hospital FRIDAY, Oct. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many newborns are at risk on their first trip home from the hospital because their parents install or use car safety seats incorrectly, a new ...