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White Men May Get Better Treatment for Abnormal Heartbeat
White Men May Get Better Treatment for Abnormal Heartbeat TUESDAY, June 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women, Hispanics and blacks are less likely than white men to receive optimal treatment for atrial fibrillation in the United States, researchers say....
Women's Faces Are Redder During Ovulation, Study Says
Women's Faces Are Redder During Ovulation, Study Says TUESDAY, June 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women's faces are redder than usual during ovulation, but this subtle change isn't detectable to the human eye, new research shows. This change may be a p...
Weight-Loss Surgery May Beat Diet, Exercise as Type 2 Diabetes Treatment
Weight-Loss Surgery May Beat Diet, Exercise as Type 2 Diabetes Treatment WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In a small study of obese patients, weight-loss surgery was better at keeping type 2 diabetes at bay than diet and exercise alone, res...
Watch Out for Disease-Carrying Insects This Summer
Watch Out for Disease-Carrying Insects This Summer SUNDAY, July 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who spend lots of time outdoors in the summer need to be careful about insect bites, an expert says. Certain insects, such as ticks and mosquitoes, may ...
When New Doctors 'Train' During Surgery, Risks Don't Rise: Study
When New Doctors 'Train' During Surgery, Risks Don't Rise: Study MONDAY, July 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People undergoing brain or spine surgery are at no greater risk if doctors-in-training -- called residents -- assist during the operation, a new ...
Who's Most Likely to Get Addicted to Their Narcotic Painkiller?
Who's Most Likely to Get Addicted to Their Narcotic Painkiller? TUESDAY, July 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study looks at which patients prescribed a short course of narcotic painkillers may be most prone to long-term abuse. The study finds -- pe...
Wide Variations Seen in U.S. Stroke Care
Wide Variations Seen in U.S. Stroke Care TUESDAY, July 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Americans' odds of receiving a drug that can halt strokes in progress may vary widely depending on their ZIP codes, a new study finds. Experts said the findings, report...
Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Ease Incontinence: Study
Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Ease Incontinence: Study FRIDAY, June 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Weight-loss surgery may also help ease urinary incontinence in the long term, a new study suggests. Obesity is a key risk factor for urinary incontinence, ...
Weight-Loss Surgery Can Bring Couples Closer, Small Study Finds
Weight-Loss Surgery Can Bring Couples Closer, Small Study Finds TUESDAY, June 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Couples who view the weight-loss surgery of one partner as a joint effort often say they feel closer as a result, a new study suggests. While mu...
Which Candidate? Study Examines the Voter's Brain
Which Candidate? Study Examines the Voter's Brain MONDAY, June 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say they've identified an area of the brain that seems to influence how you vote. The investigators studied volunteers who were asked to assess and...