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Blood Pressure Seems to Stay Lower Longer in Fitter Men
Blood Pressure Seems to Stay Lower Longer in Fitter Men MONDAY, Sept. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Aerobic exercise leading to strong heart fitness can delay a man's onset of age-related high blood pressure by nearly a decade, a new study suggests. Bl...
Blood Test Spots Adult Depression: Study
Blood Test Spots Adult Depression: Study TUESDAY, Sept. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new blood test is the first objective scientific way to diagnose major depression in adults, a new study claims. The test measures the levels of nine genetic indica...
Breast Milk May Protect Against Deadly Newborn Disease
Breast Milk May Protect Against Deadly Newborn Disease TUESDAY, Sept. 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A protein in breast milk that is not found in infant formula may protect newborns from a potentially deadly gastrointestinal disease, a new study suggest...
Bras Blameless for Breast Cancer Risk: Study
Bras Blameless for Breast Cancer Risk: Study FRIDAY, Sept. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to breast cancer risk, women's bras are off the hook, a new study says. To determine if concerns that have surfaced in the past over whether wearing b...
Better Survival From Blood Infections at High-Volume Hospitals
Better Survival From Blood Infections at High-Volume Hospitals FRIDAY, Sept. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Patients with sepsis are more likely to survive this life-threatening bloodstream infection if they're treated in a hospital that handles a large ...
Breast-Feeding May Help Obese Moms Lose Pregnancy Pounds
Breast-Feeding May Help Obese Moms Lose Pregnancy Pounds THURSDAY, Sept. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Breast-feeding may help women lose their pregnancy weight and keep it off if they were obese before they became pregnant, according to new research. W...
Booze, Pot Bad for Teens in Different Ways, Study Suggests
Booze, Pot Bad for Teens in Different Ways, Study Suggests TUESDAY, Sept. 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Drinking and marijuana may lead to different types of harmful consequences for teens, a new study suggests. Researchers analyzed 2007 to 2011 data ga...
Biggest Ever Weekly Rise in Ebola Cases, U.N. Agency Says
Biggest Ever Weekly Rise in Ebola Cases, U.N. Agency Says FRIDAY, Aug. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The West African Ebola outbreak took a more deadly turn Friday with the World Health Organization announcing an estimated 500 new cases this week -- th...
Ban Indoor Use of E-Cigarettes, U.N. Health Agency Says
Ban Indoor Use of E-Cigarettes, U.N. Health Agency Says TUESDAY, Aug. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Joining a number of other health agencies, the United Nations' World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday recommended that countries regulate electronic...
Bullying Starts Before School Years Begin, Study Finds
Bullying Starts Before School Years Begin, Study Finds MONDAY, Aug. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- In a finding that illustrates the complexity of bullying, Dutch researchers report that obese boys are more likely to bully and be bullied than their thin...