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Did PSA Test's Decline Spur Rise in Prostate Cancers?
Did PSA Test's Decline Spur Rise in Prostate Cancers? TUESDAY, Feb. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. recommendations against the PSA test for prostate cancer might have prompted a small but measurable increase in the number of higher-risk cases diagn...
Dangerous C. Difficile Germ Infects 500,000 Americans a Year: CDC
Dangerous C. Difficile Germ Infects 500,000 Americans a Year: CDC WEDNESDAY, Feb. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Almost half a million Americans were infected with the bacteria Clostridium difficile in 2011, and 29,000 died within a month of diagnosis, ...
Does Long-Term Acetaminophen Use Raise Health Risks?
Does Long-Term Acetaminophen Use Raise Health Risks? MONDAY, March 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Acetaminophen may not be as safe as previously thought, with larger doses and long-term use linked to increased risk of health problems, a new report conten...
Do Heart Surgery Patients Get Too Many Blood Tests?
Do Heart Surgery Patients Get Too Many Blood Tests? MONDAY, March 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The high number of blood tests done before and after heart surgery can sometimes lead to excessive blood loss, possibly causing anemia and the need for a blo...
Doctors Often Yield to Parents' Requests to Delay Kids' Vaccines
Doctors Often Yield to Parents' Requests to Delay Kids' Vaccines MONDAY, March 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors commonly get requests from parents to delay young children's vaccinations -- and despite their better judgment, they often give in, a ne...
Doctors Less Likely to Divorce, Study Finds
Doctors Less Likely to Divorce, Study Finds THURSDAY, Feb. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors appear less likely to get divorced than most other health care professionals, a new study finds. "It's been speculated that doctors are more likely to be d...
Doctors Pinpoint Why Child Who Appeared Free of HIV Suffered Relapse
Doctors Pinpoint Why Child Who Appeared Free of HIV Suffered Relapse WEDNESDAY, Feb. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- HIV hid deep inside a young Mississippi girl born with the virus who suffered a disappointing relapse last July, after more than two year...
Dentists Offer Tips to Keep Young Children Cavity-Free
Dentists Offer Tips to Keep Young Children Cavity-Free SUNDAY, Feb. 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Good dental habits begin at an early age, but many parents fall short when it comes to the health of their children's teeth, experts say. "Parents who wou...
Don't Exclude Cancer Survivors From Lung Cancer Trials, Study Urges
Don't Exclude Cancer Survivors From Lung Cancer Trials, Study Urges FRIDAY, Feb. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Cancer survivors should not be excluded from clinical trials of new lung cancer treatments, according to a study that challenges common pract...
Device Approved for Female Fecal Incontinence
Device Approved for Female Fecal Incontinence FRIDAY, Feb. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The Eclipse System has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat fecal incontinence in adult women aged 18 to 75, the agency said in a news r...