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Targeted Drugs Among Successes Against Cancer, Says New Report
Targeted Drugs Among Successes Against Cancer, Says New Report TUESDAY, Sept. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- About 14.5 million U.S. cancer survivors are alive today, compared to just 3 million in 1971, the American Association for Cancer Research repor...
Trulicity Approved for Type 2 Diabetes
Trulicity Approved for Type 2 Diabetes FRIDAY, Sept. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Trulicity (dulaglutide) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat type 2 diabetes, which accounts for 90 percent of diabetes cases in the Unite...
Tight Blood Sugar Control Doesn't Prevent Strokes in Diabetics: Study
Tight Blood Sugar Control Doesn't Prevent Strokes in Diabetics: Study FRIDAY, Sept. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A six-year study of people with type 2 diabetes found that intensively lowering blood pressure had a long-lasting effect in preventing hea...
The Parenting Trap: Coddling Anxious Kids
The Parenting Trap: Coddling Anxious Kids FRIDAY, Sept. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Some parents may make things worse for their anxious kids by falling into what researchers call the "protection trap" -- reassuring them, lavishing them with attentio...
Traffic Pollution Linked to Higher Levels of Obesity Hormone
Traffic Pollution Linked to Higher Levels of Obesity Hormone FRIDAY, Sept. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Older people exposed to high levels of black carbon -- the fine particle air pollution from traffic -- may have increased levels of leptin, a hormo...
Tear Gas Health Effects May Last Weeks
Tear Gas Health Effects May Last Weeks THURSDAY, Sept. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Tear gas can cause health problems that may last for weeks, and can also impact a wider area than targeted, two new studies find. In one study, Turkish researchers sur...
Teens' Daily Marijuana Use Linked to Poor Outcomes
Teens' Daily Marijuana Use Linked to Poor Outcomes TUESDAY, Sept. 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Teens who use marijuana on a daily basis before they reach the age of 17 are more likely to have certain long-term problems than their non-using peers, new r...
Third U.S. Aid Worker Infected With Ebola Arrives in Nebraska
Third U.S. Aid Worker Infected With Ebola Arrives in Nebraska FRIDAY, Sept. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The third American medical missionary worker infected with the Ebola virus while working in West Africa arrived Friday at a Nebraska hospital for t...
Tips for Keeping Breast-Feeding Goals on Track
Tips for Keeping Breast-Feeding Goals on Track THURSDAY, Sept. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) Breast-feeding offers many benefits for new moms and babies, but some women experience problems and don't know where to get help, an expert says. Breast-feeding ca...
Train Your Brain to Choose Fruit Salad Over French Fries
Train Your Brain to Choose Fruit Salad Over French Fries MONDAY, Sept. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- You may be able to convince your brain that healthy foods taste better than unhealthy ones, new research suggests. The study included eight overweight a...