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Exercise Might Not Help Some Type 2 Diabetics Control Their Blood Sugar
Exercise Might Not Help Some Type 2 Diabetics Control Their Blood Sugar THURSDAY, Nov. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Certain genes might prevent regular exercise from improving blood sugar control in up to a fifth of people with type 2 diabetes, a new ...
Eczema Cases Rising Among U.S. Children: Report
Eczema Cases Rising Among U.S. Children: Report MONDAY, Nov. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A growing number of children are being diagnosed with the allergic skin condition eczema -- but it can usually be eased with topical treatments, according to a n...
ER Visits on the Rise, Study Reports
ER Visits on the Rise, Study Reports TUESDAY, Nov. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The number of emergency department visits in the United States rose from about 130 million in 2010 to a record 136 million in 2011, according to the U.S. Centers for Disea...
Early Puberty Linked to Increased Risk of Depression in Teens
Early Puberty Linked to Increased Risk of Depression in Teens TUESDAY, Nov. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Youngsters who enter puberty early are at increased risk for depression, a new study suggests. Early puberty was linked with a number of factors a...
Early Trial Promising for Ebola Vaccine
Early Trial Promising for Ebola Vaccine WEDNESDAY, Nov. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental Ebola vaccine appears to be safe and produces an immune system response that could protect people against the deadly virus, according to early clinica...
EPA Issues Tougher Rules on Ozone Emissions
EPA Issues Tougher Rules on Ozone Emissions WEDNESDAY, Nov. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- New regulations to reduce emissions of the smog-causing pollutant ozone from power plants and factories were issued Wednesday by the U.S. Environmental Protection...
Expert Shares Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Tips
Expert Shares Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Tips THURSDAY, Nov. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Thanksgiving meals can pose a challenge for people who have to eat a gluten-free diet, an expert says. Many traditional Thanksgiving dishes -- such as turkey, corn...
Early Heart Disease May Lead to Impotence, Study Says
Early Heart Disease May Lead to Impotence, Study Says TUESDAY, Nov. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Early stage vascular disease may lead to impotence for men later in life, a new study says. "Erectile function can be a window into men's cardiovascular a...
Even With a Little Weight Gain, Quitting Smoking Is Still Healthier Choice
Even With a Little Weight Gain, Quitting Smoking Is Still Healthier Choice TUESDAY, Nov. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Fear of unhealthy weight gain can be a factor holding smokers back from quitting the habit. But a new study finds that even if you do...
Experimental Cholesterol-Lowering Drug Effective, Study Reports
Experimental Cholesterol-Lowering Drug Effective, Study Reports MONDAY, Nov. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental antibody drug could prove effective at lowering LDL ("bad") cholesterol levels for patients who have side effects with cholestero...