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Research Spots Link Between Agent Orange, Blood Cancer in Vietnam Vets
Research Spots Link Between Agent Orange, Blood Cancer in Vietnam Vets THURSDAY, Sept. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Vietnam veterans exposed to Agent Orange have a more than doubled risk of developing abnormal blood cells that can become cancerous, a n...
Researchers Explore Memory Problems Related to Parkinson's
Researchers Explore Memory Problems Related to Parkinson's FRIDAY, Sept. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many people with Parkinson's disease have memory problems, researchers report. The study included 40 people with early stage Parkinson's disease and 4...
Revamp Abdominal Aneurysm Screening, Save More Men's Lives: Study
Revamp Abdominal Aneurysm Screening, Save More Men's Lives: Study WEDNESDAY, Aug. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A change in screening policies could help detect more abdominal aortic aneurysms in older men and save more lives, a new study claims. Abdom...
Regular Pot Use as Teen Not Tied to Long-Term Health Problems: Study
Regular Pot Use as Teen Not Tied to Long-Term Health Problems: Study TUESDAY, Aug. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Regular marijuana use doesn't appear to put teens at increased risk for depression, lung cancer or other physical and mental health problems...
Regular, Moderate Coffee Drinking Tied to Better Brain Health in Seniors
Regular, Moderate Coffee Drinking Tied to Better Brain Health in Seniors FRIDAY, July 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A study of more than 1,400 Italian seniors finds links between patterns of coffee consumption and their risk for "mild cognitive impairm...
Rugby Takes Toll on Spine, Scans Show
Rugby Takes Toll on Spine, Scans Show TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Retired professional rugby players have more symptoms of cervical spine degeneration than those who don't play the sport, a new study finds. French researchers compared 1...
Radiation From Mammograms May Be Lower Than Thought
Radiation From Mammograms May Be Lower Than Thought WEDNESDAY, July 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The low risks from radiation exposure during mammography screening may be even lower than experts have assumed, a new study contends. The new research est...
Rexulti Approved for Schizophrenia, Depression
Rexulti Approved for Schizophrenia, Depression MONDAY, July 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Rexulti (brexpiprazole) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat schizophrenia, and as an add-on drug for major depressive disorder (MD...
Regular Mammograms Might Lead to 'Overdiagnosis' of Breast Cancer
Regular Mammograms Might Lead to 'Overdiagnosis' of Breast Cancer MONDAY, July 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Regular mammogram screening for breast cancer might be causing "widespread overdiagnosis," with some women treated for tumors that would not hav...
Rapid Response Guidelines May Improve Children's Stroke Care
Rapid Response Guidelines May Improve Children's Stroke Care THURSDAY, July 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A rapid response plan for children who visit the emergency room with stroke-like symptoms can help doctors make a faster diagnosis, new research su...