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Looking to Boost Your Exercise Level? Here Are Some Helpful Tips
Looking to Boost Your Exercise Level? Here Are Some Helpful Tips SATURDAY, Jan. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The excitement and anticipation surrounding the upcoming Super Bowl may prompt some people to take up a new sport or up their levels of physic...
Liberals, Independents Win Life Span Sweepstakes, Study Claims
Liberals, Independents Win Life Span Sweepstakes, Study Claims WEDNESDAY, Jan. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Liberals are in luck when it comes to longevity, new research contends. Compared to people with conservative and moderate political ideologies,...
Little Improvement in Children Paralyzed After Viral Infection, Study Finds
Little Improvement in Children Paralyzed After Viral Infection, Study Finds THURSDAY, Jan. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A cluster of 12 Colorado children are suffering muscle weakness and paralysis similar to that caused by polio, and doctors are conc...
Lead Exposure May Be Bigger Threat to Boys Than Girls
Lead Exposure May Be Bigger Threat to Boys Than Girls FRIDAY, Jan. 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Hormones may explain why lead exposure is less likely to cause brain damage in girls than in boys, researchers report. Specifically, the female hormones es...
Leaks in Brain May Contribute to Dementia
Leaks in Brain May Contribute to Dementia WEDNESDAY, Jan. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Age-related blood vessel leaks in the brain may contribute to the development of Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia, according to a new study. The find...
Lung Transplants From Heavy Drinkers Linked to Higher Complication Risk
Lung Transplants From Heavy Drinkers Linked to Higher Complication Risk WEDNESDAY, Jan. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Lung transplant recipients who receive lungs from donors who were heavy drinkers may be much more likely to develop a life-threatening...
Life Satisfaction Linked to Bone Health in Older Women
Life Satisfaction Linked to Bone Health in Older Women FRIDAY, Jan. 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Older women who are satisfied with their lives may have better bone health, a new Finnish study suggests. Up to half of all women older than 50 will devel...
Lupus Death Rates Vary by Race, Ethnicity, Study Finds
Lupus Death Rates Vary by Race, Ethnicity, Study Finds THURSDAY, Jan. 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Asian and Hispanic lupus patients in the United States have lower death rates than whites, blacks or Native Americans with the disease, a new study reve...
Lack of Exercise More Deadly Than Obesity, Study Suggests
Lack of Exercise More Deadly Than Obesity, Study Suggests WEDNESDAY, Jan. 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Being sedentary may be twice as deadly as being obese, a new study suggests. However, even a little exercise -- a brisk 20-minute walk each day, for...
Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to Risk of Preterm Birth in Study
Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to Risk of Preterm Birth in Study THURSDAY, Jan. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women who have low blood levels of vitamin D during pregnancy are more likely to give birth prematurely, a new study suggests. Women with the lowe...