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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 ...
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...
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 ...
Gene Test May Spot Which Kidney Transplants More Likely to Fail
Gene Test May Spot Which Kidney Transplants More Likely to Fail TUESDAY, Nov. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A preliminary gene test may help identify kidney transplant patients at risk of organ rejection, researchers report. Organ rejection occurs in 1...
Gluten Isn't the Only Culprit in Celiac Disease, Study Says
Gluten Isn't the Only Culprit in Celiac Disease, Study Says THURSDAY, Nov. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- It's known that gluten -- found in wheat, rye and barley -- is the cause of health problems in people with celiac disease. Now, new research suggest...
Genes May Determine Body Weight by Shaping Gut Bacteria
Genes May Determine Body Weight by Shaping Gut Bacteria THURSDAY, Nov. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Genes influence a person's body weight by determining the types of bacteria that live in the intestines, a new study reveals. "Up until now, variation i...
Google Glass Might Curb Your Vision
Google Glass Might Curb Your Vision TUESDAY, Nov. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Since its initial launch in 2013, Google Glass has been touted as a revolutionary entry into the world of "smart" eyewear. The promise: a broadly expanded visual experience ...
Generic Drugs May Help Breast Cancer Patients Stick to Therapy
Generic Drugs May Help Breast Cancer Patients Stick to Therapy FRIDAY, Oct. 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Access to generic hormone therapy medicines improves the chances that breast cancer patients will stick with their drug treatment, a new study fou...