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Just How Big Is a Normal Penis?
Just How Big Is a Normal Penis? TUESDAY, March 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Some good news, guys: A new analysis of penis sizes will help reassure most of you that you're normal, researchers say. Many males worry about their penis size, even when there...
Just Half of Nursing Home Staff Getting Flu Vaccine
Just Half of Nursing Home Staff Getting Flu Vaccine TUESDAY, Feb. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Only about one in two U.S. nursing home workers gets an annual flu shot, a new study says. "Low staff vaccination rates put vulnerable populations at risk of...
Jakafi Approved for Chronic Bone Marrow Disease
Jakafi Approved for Chronic Bone Marrow Disease THURSDAY, Dec. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Jakafi (ruxolitinib) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat polycythemia vera, a chronic disease of the bone marrow. Jakafi is the ...
Jogging May Help Seniors Walk Better
Jogging May Help Seniors Walk Better MONDAY, Nov. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Jogging helps seniors maintain their ability to walk, a new study finds. The researchers looked at people older than 65 who either ran or walked for exercise. Those who ran...
Just Try Getting an Appointment With a Psychiatrist
Just Try Getting an Appointment With a Psychiatrist WEDNESDAY, Oct. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Residents of major U.S. metropolitan areas who need a psychiatrist are often likely to come up empty-handed, regardless of ability to pay, new research su...
Jealous, Moody Women May Face Higher Alzheimer's Risk, Study Says
Jealous, Moody Women May Face Higher Alzheimer's Risk, Study Says WEDNESDAY, Oct. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Middle-aged women with a neurotic personality style and prolonged stress may have a heightened risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, new re...
Junk Food Cravings Linked to Brain Lapse
Junk Food Cravings Linked to Brain Lapse THURSDAY, Sept. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Can't resist that fat-filled goodie? You can blame it on a brain lapse. Giving in to cravings for high-calorie junk food is associated with a lapse in the part of th...
Job Worries Can Raise Asthma Risk, Study Says
Job Worries Can Raise Asthma Risk, Study Says TUESDAY, Sept. 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Fear of losing your job can increase the risk for developing asthma, according to a new European study. The study involved more than 7,000 employed adults in Ger...
Jardiance Approved for Type 2 Diabetes
Jardiance Approved for Type 2 Diabetes FRIDAY, Aug. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Jardiance (empagliflozin) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat type 2 diabetes, which accounts for some 90 percent of diabetes cases in the ...
J&J Pulls Hysterectomy Tool Tied to Cancer Risk From Market
J&J Pulls Hysterectomy Tool Tied to Cancer Risk From Market THURSDAY, July 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The largest maker of a surgical tool that has shown an increased risk of spreading undetected cancers in women has said it will withdraw its de...