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Risks From Epidural, Spinal Anesthesia Very Low, Study Says
Risks From Epidural, Spinal Anesthesia Very Low, Study Says TUESDAY, Oct. 14 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The risks of using epidural and spinal anesthesia during childbirth are extremely low, according to a new study. Researchers analyzed data from more ...
Repetitive Pitching May Cause Teens Serious Shoulder Problems
Repetitive Pitching May Cause Teens Serious Shoulder Problems TUESDAY, Oct. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Young athletes who pitch more than 100 balls a week risk getting a painful overuse injury that can hamper normal shoulder development, new researc...
Race Doesn't Affect Obesity's Toll on Health
Race Doesn't Affect Obesity's Toll on Health TUESDAY, Oct. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Is obesity more deadly for some races than for others? Prior research had suggested that when blacks become obese, they might be slightly less likely to die early,...
Regular Doctor Visits Help Control Blood Pressure, Study Says
Regular Doctor Visits Help Control Blood Pressure, Study Says MONDAY, Oct. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Regular visits to your doctor can help keep your blood pressure under control, a new study shows. High blood pressure can cause serious health prob...
Research Shows No Link Between Vaccinations, Risk for Multiple Sclerosis
Research Shows No Link Between Vaccinations, Risk for Multiple Sclerosis TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new study finds no link between vaccines and increased risk of multiple sclerosis or similar nervous system diseases. Even though som...
Rely on Mom-to-Be When Epidural Is Needed
Rely on Mom-to-Be When Epidural Is Needed THURSDAY, Oct. 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to pain relief during labor and delivery, mom probably knows best, new research suggests. Doctors tend to be cautious about when to give the pain-reliev...
Report Claims Success Treating Alzheimer's Memory Loss
Report Claims Success Treating Alzheimer's Memory Loss MONDAY, Oct. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A researcher is reporting success in a small study of reversing memory problems associated with early stage Alzheimer's disease by using a complex program ...
Recessions May Thwart a Woman's Motherhood Plans Forever: Study
Recessions May Thwart a Woman's Motherhood Plans Forever: Study TUESDAY, Sept. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When unemployment rates climb, women tend to put the brakes on motherhood. And for many young women, that decision may turn out to be a permane...
Rat Study Suggests Light at Night Might Hamper Breast Cancer Therapy
Rat Study Suggests Light at Night Might Hamper Breast Cancer Therapy TUESDAY, Sept. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A study in rats hints that exposure to dim light at night may make human breast cancer tumors resistant to the chemotherapy drug doxorubic...
Researchers Evaluate Blood Test for Psychosis
Researchers Evaluate Blood Test for Psychosis THURSDAY, Sept. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A blood test may help identify people at risk for psychosis, a new study suggests. Psychosis, which includes hallucinations or delusions, is caused by severe me...