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American Ebola Survivor Gives Blood to Infected Health-Care Colleague
American Ebola Survivor Gives Blood to Infected Health-Care Colleague THURSDAY, Sept. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An American medical missionary who survived infection with Ebola has donated blood to a colleague who's struggling to fight his own infe...
Advanced Dementia Patients Often Given Unhelpful Meds: Study
Advanced Dementia Patients Often Given Unhelpful Meds: Study THURSDAY, Sept. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new national analysis of U.S. nursing home prescription patterns says that more than half of people with advanced dementia are prescribed medic...
Aggressive People May Process Violence's Impact Differently
Aggressive People May Process Violence's Impact Differently THURSDAY, Sept. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People's response to violence in the media depends on how aggressive they are naturally, a new study contends. "How an individual responds to thei...
American Ebola Patient Gets Appetite Back
American Ebola Patient Gets Appetite Back SATURDAY, Sept. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An American doctor infected with Ebola who is being treated at a Nebraska hospital is getting his appetite back, doctors there said. Dr. Rick Sacra has been a patie...
A Good Night's Sleep May Mean a Good Day's Work
A Good Night's Sleep May Mean a Good Day's Work SUNDAY, Sept. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Getting enough sleep each night may mean you're less likely to take time off from work due to illness, a new study suggests. The study included more than 3,700 ...
Are Migraines in Middle Age Tied to Raised Parkinson's Risk Later?
Are Migraines in Middle Age Tied to Raised Parkinson's Risk Later? WEDNESDAY, Sept. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Migraines in midlife may be associated with increased odds of developing Parkinson's disease or other movement disorders in later years, n...
Artificial Sweeteners May Raise Blood Sugar Levels: Study
Artificial Sweeteners May Raise Blood Sugar Levels: Study WEDNESDAY, Sept. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Diabetics and dieters who turn to artificial sweeteners to soothe their sweet tooth may not be doing themselves any favors, a new Israeli study sug...
Anxiety Medications May Be Tied to Alzheimer's Risk
Anxiety Medications May Be Tied to Alzheimer's Risk TUESDAY, Sept. 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Older adults who habitually use sedatives for anxiety or insomnia may have a heightened risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests. The dr...
Asian Camel Crickets Find a Home in U.S., Study Finds
Asian Camel Crickets Find a Home in U.S., Study Finds FRIDAY, Sept. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Asian greenhouse camel crickets are now common in homes across the eastern United States, but this invasive species is not a danger to people, a new study ...
ADHD Medications Won't Stunt Kids' Growth, Study Finds
ADHD Medications Won't Stunt Kids' Growth, Study Finds TUESDAY, Sept. 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Stimulant medications -- such as Adderall, Ritalin and Concerta -- used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, won't stunt...