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VA Hospital Delays Didn't Cause Deaths, Investigators Say
VA Hospital Delays Didn't Cause Deaths, Investigators Say TUESDAY, Aug. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Investigators with the U.S. Veterans Affairs Department say there's no evidence that any deaths at a Phoenix VA hospital -- the center of a nationwide...
Vaccine Shows Promise Against Mosquito-Borne Virus
Vaccine Shows Promise Against Mosquito-Borne Virus THURSDAY, Aug. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental vaccine to protect people from the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus has shown promise in its first human trial. "This vaccine was safe and w...
Vitamin B No Help for Alzheimer's: Review
Vitamin B No Help for Alzheimer's: Review WEDNESDAY, July 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Taking B vitamins does not slow age-related mental decline or prevent Alzheimer's disease, a new review says. People with Alzheimer's have high blood levels of a co...
Veterans With Brain Injury May Be at Risk for Dementia: Study
Veterans With Brain Injury May Be at Risk for Dementia: Study WEDNESDAY, June 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Military veterans who have experienced a traumatic brain injury may be more prone to developing dementia, new research suggests. In fact, they w...
Vitamin D: A Key to a Longer Life?
Vitamin D: A Key to a Longer Life? TUESDAY, June 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Higher levels of vitamin D may protect people from an earlier death, particularly from cancer and heart disease, suggests a new analysis of existing research. And, the oppos...
Vaccine for Infant Tummy Bug Cuts Hospitalizations: CDC
Vaccine for Infant Tummy Bug Cuts Hospitalizations: CDC MONDAY, June 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Since the introduction of rotavirus vaccine in 2006, the number of kids hospitalized for severe diarrhea has dropped dramatically, a new study finds. Rota...
Viewing E-Cigarette Use May Keep Smokers From Quitting
Viewing E-Cigarette Use May Keep Smokers From Quitting THURSDAY, May 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When young smokers see someone "vape" a smokeless e-cigarette, it may help trigger the urge to smoke a traditional cigarette, a new study finds. "There c...
Vitamin D Supplements May Not Help Ease Asthma
Vitamin D Supplements May Not Help Ease Asthma SUNDAY, May 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Vitamin D supplements do little to help control asthma, a new study found, although they might help cut the level of medication some patients need. "Previous studi...
Viagra, Cialis May Help Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Patients
Viagra, Cialis May Help Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Patients WEDNESDAY, May 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Drugs normally prescribed to treat erectile dysfunction in adult males may help boys who have a muscle disease called Duchenne muscular dystrophy, ...
Violent Older Siblings Set Bad Example
Violent Older Siblings Set Bad Example WEDNESDAY, April 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When older siblings commit violent crimes, their younger siblings are more likely to do the same, a new study suggests. Researchers analyzed databases in Sweden that ...