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Naps May Boost Worker Productivity
Naps May Boost Worker Productivity THURSDAY, July 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Taking a nap while on the job might help workers be more productive, new research suggests. A University of Michigan study found power naps or extended breaks during the day...
Noise From Fireworks Threatens Young Ears
Noise From Fireworks Threatens Young Ears FRIDAY, July 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The Fourth of July weekend is a time for celebrations and beautiful fireworks displays. But, parents do need to take steps to protect their children's ears from loud fi...
New Rapid Ebola Test Shows Promise in African Clinics
New Rapid Ebola Test Shows Promise in African Clinics FRIDAY, June 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new rapid-detection test that diagnoses Ebola within minutes could improve treatment of the deadly virus and help health care workers contain outbreaks, ...
Noisy Neighborhoods Tied to Higher Stroke Risk
Noisy Neighborhoods Tied to Higher Stroke Risk TUESDAY, June 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Long-term exposure to noise pollution from traffic may reduce life expectancy, a new study contends. Living near busy roads may also increase the risk of stroke,...
New Drugs Might Prevent Migraines Before They Start
New Drugs Might Prevent Migraines Before They Start THURSDAY, June 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Competing teams of researchers are closing in on a new class of drugs that can prevent chronic migraines by interrupting the chain of events thought to cre...
New Drug Shows Promise Against Psoriasis
New Drug Shows Promise Against Psoriasis TUESDAY, June 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many patients with the skin disease psoriasis showed significant improvement when taking an experimental drug called ixekizumab, according to a late-stage, phase 3 cli...
New Trial Tests Whether TB Shot Fights Type 1 Diabetes
New Trial Tests Whether TB Shot Fights Type 1 Diabetes TUESDAY, June 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers are launching a clinical trial to see if a vaccine approved long ago to prevent tuberculosis may also hold promise as a treatment for type 1 d...
New Moms Gain No Benefit From Eating Placenta, Studies Show
New Moms Gain No Benefit From Eating Placenta, Studies Show THURSDAY, June 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- While some celebrity moms swear by it and have made it trendy, doctors and scientists say consuming the placenta after birth offers women and their ...
New Drug Shows Potential for Blood Cancer
New Drug Shows Potential for Blood Cancer TUESDAY, June 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A two-pronged immune-boosting drug could provide new hope for people stricken with multiple myeloma, a cancer of the blood and bone marrow, according to clinical trial...
New Drug Keeps Common Breast Cancer Under Control Longer: Study
New Drug Keeps Common Breast Cancer Under Control Longer: Study SATURDAY, May 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Adding a new drug called Ibrance (palbociclib) to standard hormone therapy helped keep a common type of breast cancer under control measurably l...