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Niacin Doesn't Reduce Heart Problems, May Create Some, Research Finds
Niacin Doesn't Reduce Heart Problems, May Create Some, Research Finds WEDNESDAY, July 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Niacin, a commonly used cholesterol treatment, doesn't reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke in people with hardened arteries. What'...
No Change in Heart Attack Rates for Younger U.S. Adults
No Change in Heart Attack Rates for Younger U.S. Adults MONDAY, July 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Despite recent advances in preventing heart attacks among U.S. seniors, those gains don't seem to have occurred among middle-aged adults -- especially wo...
New Eczema Drug Shows Promise in Early Trials
New Eczema Drug Shows Promise in Early Trials THURSDAY, July 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new drug that scientists hope will relieve the debilitating itching of chronic eczema has shown promising results in early trials. Dupilumab, which is injected...
New Psoriasis Drug Shows Promise in Trials
New Psoriasis Drug Shows Promise in Trials WEDNESDAY, July 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new psoriasis drug delivered dramatic results in two clinical trials, perhaps heralding an effective new treatment for patients with the chronic skin disease. The...
No CDC Lab Workers Seem Sickened by Anthrax: Report
No CDC Lab Workers Seem Sickened by Anthrax: Report TUESDAY, July 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- None of the dozens of staffers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta potentially exposed to anthrax last month has gotten sick, a...
Nursing Home Care May Be Out of Reach for Many Aging 'Boomers': Study
Nursing Home Care May Be Out of Reach for Many Aging 'Boomers': Study MONDAY, June 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- With higher rates of illness but fewer adult children to care for them, many of America's baby boom generation may find themselves unable t...
Nearsightedness Linked to More Schooling
Nearsightedness Linked to More Schooling FRIDAY, June 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Higher levels of education are associated with a greater risk for nearsightedness, according to new research. People who are nearsighted have trouble seeing things in t...
Numbing Medications Can Harm Teething Babies, FDA Warns
Numbing Medications Can Harm Teething Babies, FDA Warns THURSDAY, June 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Teething infants can come to serious harm or even death from certain "gum-numbing" medications, according to a new warning from the U.S. Food and Drug ...
Neanderthal Poop Yields Clues to Early Man's Diet
Neanderthal Poop Yields Clues to Early Man's Diet WEDNESDAY, June 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Samples of 50,000-year-old feces from Neanderthals in Spain offer new insight into the diet of man's extinct human cousins, a new study says. While meat was...
Natural Conception Later in Life Tied to Longer Life for Women
Natural Conception Later in Life Tied to Longer Life for Women WEDNESDAY, June 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Women who naturally have babies after age 33 tend to live longer than those who had their last child before age 30, a new study finds. This may...