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Gene Test May Help Predict Return of Early Breast Tumor, Study Says
Gene Test May Help Predict Return of Early Breast Tumor, Study Says FRIDAY, Dec. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- For women who have early breast tumors surgically removed, a new genetic test may help predict the odds of a recurrence, a new study says. Th...
Guinea Pigs Can Be Source of Serious Strep Infection
Guinea Pigs Can Be Source of Serious Strep Infection TUESDAY, Dec. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- In the world of infectious diseases, one worrisome phenomenon is when an illness that originated in animals jumps over into people. The process -- known as...
Global Life Expectancy Continues to Climb
Global Life Expectancy Continues to Climb WEDNESDAY, Dec. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People around the world are living much longer than they did a few decades ago, a new study indicates. Worldwide life expectancy rose from 65.3 years in 1990 to 71....
Gout Attacks More Common at Night: Study
Gout Attacks More Common at Night: Study THURSDAY, Dec. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Acute gout attacks occur two times more often during the night and early morning than during the day, a new study finds. "It is speculated that lower body temperature...
Gardasil Approved for Additional Types of HPV
Gardasil Approved for Additional Types of HPV WEDNESDAY, Dec. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The Gardasil 9 vaccine has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat five additional types of Human Papillomavirus (HPV), the virus that c...
Gel Implant Might Help Fight Heart Failure
Gel Implant Might Help Fight Heart Failure THURSDAY, Nov. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Injecting beads of gel into the wall of a still-beating heart has the potential to improve the health of patients with severe heart failure, according to a new stud...
Get Ready for the Great American Smokeout
Get Ready for the Great American Smokeout WEDNESDAY, Nov. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The third Thursday of November is almost here, and that's a key annual date for many health advocates -- the Great American Smokeout. There's no single correct way ...
Gene Analysis May Help Spot Ebola-Like Illnesses Before Symptoms Appear
Gene Analysis May Help Spot Ebola-Like Illnesses Before Symptoms Appear THURSDAY, Nov. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- It may be possible to identify different types of hemorrhagic fevers -- including one related to Ebola -- before people develop symptom...
Guidelines Aim to Reduce 2nd Surgeries After Breast Cancer Lumpectomy
Guidelines Aim to Reduce 2nd Surgeries After Breast Cancer Lumpectomy WEDNESDAY, Nov. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- In a study of more than 240,000 women who had breast conservation surgery for breast cancer, nearly 25 percent needed a second operation...
Genes of Oldest People Offer No Insights to Long Life
Genes of Oldest People Offer No Insights to Long Life WEDNESDAY, Nov. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The genes of the world's oldest people have been sequenced, but the decoding effort did not reveal any genes strongly linked with an exceptionally long ...