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Childhood Cancer Survivors Who've Had One Stroke at Risk of Second
Childhood Cancer Survivors Who've Had One Stroke at Risk of Second WEDNESDAY, Aug. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Childhood cancer survivors who've had one stroke are at high risk for having another, a new study says. Researchers analyzed data from more...
Could Oral Contraceptives Help Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis?
Could Oral Contraceptives Help Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis? FRIDAY, Aug. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Oral contraceptives -- also known as birth control pills -- may ease pain and improve functioning in women with rheumatoid arthritis, a small German st...
Cold Weather May Up Risk of Stroke, Severe Heart Attack for Some
Cold Weather May Up Risk of Stroke, Severe Heart Attack for Some MONDAY, Aug. 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The onset of cold weather is clearly a bummer for beach lovers, but two new studies suggest that it may actually pose health risks for some. One...
Could Lots of Coffee Up Heart Risks for Young Adults With High Blood Pressure?
Could Lots of Coffee Up Heart Risks for Young Adults With High Blood Pressure? MONDAY, Aug. 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Bad news for young coffee lovers: Gulping down lots of your favorite pick-me-up might raise your risk of heart attack if you've al...
Cutting Calories May Help You Fend Off Age-Linked Disease: Study
Cutting Calories May Help You Fend Off Age-Linked Disease: Study TUESDAY, Sept. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Want to enjoy a healthier old age? Try eating a little less each day. That's the suggestion from a new study led by researchers at the U.S. Nat...
Cutting-Edge Gene Tests May Improve Management of Autism
Cutting-Edge Gene Tests May Improve Management of Autism TUESDAY, Sept. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A pair of genetic tests could help parents and doctors better understand the numerous challenges that a child newly diagnosed with autism might face th...
Chewing Tobacco Kills More Than 250,000 People Each Year: Report
Chewing Tobacco Kills More Than 250,000 People Each Year: Report WEDNESDAY, Sept. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- While cigarette smoking is a known killer, many people don't realize that smokeless tobacco is linked to more than a quarter of a million dea...
Could Common Diabetes Drugs Help Fight Leukemia?
Could Common Diabetes Drugs Help Fight Leukemia? WEDNESDAY, Sept. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Common diabetes drugs might help eradicate drug-resistant cancer cells in a certain form of leukemia when added to standard treatment, a small new study sugg...
CT Scan Use in Kids Fell Over Past Decade
CT Scan Use in Kids Fell Over Past Decade MONDAY, Aug. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children are receiving fewer CT scans now than a decade ago, dovetailing with a move to radiation-free MRI scans and ultrasounds, a recent study shows. Though several ...
Could a Laser Skin Test Someday Replace Biopsy to Spot Melanoma?
Could a Laser Skin Test Someday Replace Biopsy to Spot Melanoma? FRIDAY, Aug. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Skin cancer remains the most common cancer for Americans, and invasive biopsies for lesions that could be dangerous melanomas have long been rou...