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Combo Treatment for Cystic Fibrosis Shows Promise
Combo Treatment for Cystic Fibrosis Shows Promise SUNDAY, May 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Combining two medications that target the most common genetic cause of cystic fibrosis improved lung function in people with the disease. The combination therap...
Cholesterol Drugs May Lower Stroke Risk for Healthy Older Adults
Cholesterol Drugs May Lower Stroke Risk for Healthy Older Adults TUESDAY, May 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Healthy older adults who take cholesterol-lowering drugs may be cutting their risk of stroke, a new French study suggests. The study found that ...
COPD Raises Cardiac Death Risk for Those With Irregular Heartbeat
COPD Raises Cardiac Death Risk for Those With Irregular Heartbeat WEDNESDAY, May 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) increases the risk of all-cause and heart-related death in people with the common heart rhythm d...
Chemo Before Surgery May Boost Outcomes for Advanced Ovarian Cancer
Chemo Before Surgery May Boost Outcomes for Advanced Ovarian Cancer WEDNESDAY, May 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Undergoing chemotherapy before surgery may help women battling advanced ovarian cancer, a new study finds. The British study was led by Sea...
Coffee May Help Men Keep Impotence at Bay
Coffee May Help Men Keep Impotence at Bay THURSDAY, May 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Coffee perks millions of Americans up each morning, and a new study finds it might help keep men's sex lives percolating, too. The study, from the University of Texas...
Cold Weather a Bigger Killer Than Heat, Study Finds
Cold Weather a Bigger Killer Than Heat, Study Finds THURSDAY, May 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Cold weather kills 20 times more people worldwide than hot weather, a new study shows. In addition, deaths caused by moderately cold or hot weather far exce...
Can Asthma Protect Men From Prostate Cancer?
Can Asthma Protect Men From Prostate Cancer? FRIDAY, May 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study suggests, but does not prove, that men with asthma may be less likely to develop aggressive prostate cancer or to die from the disease. Researchers found...
Clowning Around May Be Good Medicine for Kids Facing Surgery
Clowning Around May Be Good Medicine for Kids Facing Surgery FRIDAY, May 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- If laughter is the best medicine, that may be doubly true for kids undergoing surgery who were cheered up by visiting clowns, a new Israeli study sug...
CDC: 1 in 10 Children Diagnosed With ADHD
CDC: 1 in 10 Children Diagnosed With ADHD THURSDAY, May 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- One in 10 children and teens has been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to a new government report. That number has remained r...
Common Sports, Hobbies Often Popular Among People With Autism
Common Sports, Hobbies Often Popular Among People With Autism WEDNESDAY, May 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The stereotype of a person with autism often includes a "hobby" focusing on a highly specialized, obsessive activity. But a new study finds that ...