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You're Unlikely to Get a Skin Infection From a Spider's Bite, Review Finds
You're Unlikely to Get a Skin Infection From a Spider's Bite, Review Finds FRIDAY, Jan. 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research dispels the widely held belief that spiders are a common cause of skin infections in people. "Although spider bite may be ...
Your Birth Year Could Influence Your Odds for Obesity, Study Suggests
Your Birth Year Could Influence Your Odds for Obesity, Study Suggests TUESDAY, Dec. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The year in which you're born might affect the activity of a gene that could raise your odds for obesity, a new study finds. Members of fa...
Yoga May Cut Heart Disease Risk Factors
Yoga May Cut Heart Disease Risk Factors TUESDAY, Dec. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Yoga has long been believed to improve overall health, but a growing body of evidence shows the ancient practice may also help the heart, a new review finds. In fact, t...
Your Dog Really Is Listening to You
Your Dog Really Is Listening to You WEDNESDAY, Nov. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- While people have long believed their dogs understand what they're saying, a new study suggests they are processing the meaning and emotion of words in a human-like way. ...
Yogurt Every Day May Help Keep Diabetes Away
Yogurt Every Day May Help Keep Diabetes Away TUESDAY, Nov. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Eating a serving a day of yogurt may lower your risk of developing type 2 diabetes, new research suggests. "The data we have gathered show that yogurt consumption ...
Young Guys in Large Vehicles Most Likely to Survive Crash
Young Guys in Large Vehicles Most Likely to Survive Crash MONDAY, Nov. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Driving a large vehicle and being a young male are among the factors that improve a person's chances of surviving a car crash, a new study finds. Resea...
Young Children, Energy Drinks a Dangerous Mix
Young Children, Energy Drinks a Dangerous Mix SUNDAY, Nov. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The potential dangers of energy drinks, those highly caffeinated beverages that promise to stave off sleepiness, are well known, but a new study suggests that even...
Y Chromosome Loss May Predict Earlier Death for Men
Y Chromosome Loss May Predict Earlier Death for Men WEDNESDAY, Oct. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Elderly men who've lost the Y chromosome from their blood cells may be at increased risk for earlier death and death from cancer, a new study suggests. Th...
Young Caregivers Risk Failing in School, Study Says
Young Caregivers Risk Failing in School, Study Says MONDAY, Oct. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- More than 1.3 million American children and teens care for family members with physical or mental illness or substance abuse problems, and these children are...
Younger Age at First Drink, Higher Odds for Problem Drinking: Study
Younger Age at First Drink, Higher Odds for Problem Drinking: Study TUESDAY, Sept. 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Both drinking and getting drunk at an early age are key risk factors for alcohol abuse by high school students, a new study suggests. The c...