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Alzheimer's Rate Falling in the United States, Studies Show
Alzheimer's Rate Falling in the United States, Studies Show TUESDAY, July 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The number of new cases of dementia has been declining in recent decades in the United States, Germany and other developed countries, a trio of new ...
A Healthy Lifestyle May Deflect Dementia
A Healthy Lifestyle May Deflect Dementia TUESDAY, July 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Seniors at risk for dementia may help safeguard their memory and ability to think by adopting a healthier lifestyle, a new study from Finland suggests. Older people wh...
AIDS Epidemic May Be Subsiding: Report
AIDS Epidemic May Be Subsiding: Report WEDNESDAY, July 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new United Nations report suggests that the AIDS epidemic might be waning: The number of new HIV infections worldwide is at a record low, AIDS-related deaths are dow...
Antibiotics Often Prescribed Needlessly for Terminally Ill, Study Finds
Antibiotics Often Prescribed Needlessly for Terminally Ill, Study Finds WEDNESDAY, July 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Antibiotics are given to many hospice patients, although there's little proof the medicines benefit them, a new study shows. About 21 ...
Antipsychotics Linked to Lower Brain Volume in Schizophrenia Patients
Antipsychotics Linked to Lower Brain Volume in Schizophrenia Patients FRIDAY, July 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Antipsychotic drugs are associated with a slight decrease in both brain cells and connections between brain cells in schizophrenia patients...
Asthma Drug May Help Those With Chronic Hives
Asthma Drug May Help Those With Chronic Hives MONDAY, July 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A drug already used to treat moderate-to-severe allergic asthma appears to offer relief to people with chronic hives who haven't been helped by standard medication...
Animal Experiments Shed Light on HIV's Ability to Hide
Animal Experiments Shed Light on HIV's Ability to Hide MONDAY, July 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The "viral reservoir" in which HIV can lie dormant for years, avoiding detection and elimination, is established much earlier than previously thought, new...
A Little Alcohol May Not Be Good for Your Heart After All
A Little Alcohol May Not Be Good for Your Heart After All FRIDAY, July 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new study challenges the widely held belief that light drinking of alcohol may be good for your heart. Researchers analyzed more than 50 studies that...
Are You Tweeting Your Marriage Away?
Are You Tweeting Your Marriage Away? THURSDAY, July 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Forget about the Twitter wars that break out regularly between outspoken celebrities or loudmouth pundits -- too much Twitter can be bad for your own relationship, a new ...
Around the Globe, Mom's Health Key to Newborn's Size
Around the Globe, Mom's Health Key to Newborn's Size MONDAY, July 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Well-nourished, healthy and well-educated mothers who receive prenatal care have babies of similar size - regardless of differences in their race, ethnicity ...