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Stillbirths Now Outnumber Infant Deaths in U.S.
Stillbirths Now Outnumber Infant Deaths in U.S. THURSDAY, July 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Stillbirths have eclipsed infant deaths for the first time in the United States, a new government report shows. Several factors may be fueling the trend, inclu...
School's Out, Fattening Behaviors Are In
School's Out, Fattening Behaviors Are In SUNDAY, July 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Your kids probably will eat more sugar, watch more TV and eat fewer vegetables over summer vacation, a new study finds. These weight-gaining behaviors are common for bo...
Standing All Day at Work? It May Take Toll on Health
Standing All Day at Work? It May Take Toll on Health TUESDAY, July 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Desk jobs aren't good for your health, but working on your feet could spell trouble, too, researchers say. Standing five hours a day contributes to signifi...
Scientists Suggest New Way to Predict Lung Cancer Risk
Scientists Suggest New Way to Predict Lung Cancer Risk WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists may some day predict lung cancer risk by examining the telomeres that protect your DNA. People with long telomeres are at increased risk for...
Social Life May Be Key to Suicide Prevention for Women
Social Life May Be Key to Suicide Prevention for Women WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Middle-aged women with a solid social life face a significantly lower risk for suicide than those who live in relative isolation, new research suggests...
Study Finds Drinking May Ease Fibromyalgia Pain, But Doctors Wary
Study Finds Drinking May Ease Fibromyalgia Pain, But Doctors Wary THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Moderate to heavy drinking might cut the likelihood of disability for people with chronic widespread pain such as that related to fibromyalgi...
Success in Dogs Points to First Nonsurgical Cataract Treatment
Success in Dogs Points to First Nonsurgical Cataract Treatment WEDNESDAY, July 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Eyes clouded by cataracts may one day be treated with drops rather than surgery, a new animal study suggests. Today, surgery is the only means ...
Scientists Test Universal Flu Vaccine in Mice
Scientists Test Universal Flu Vaccine in Mice TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists report that a universal flu vaccine in mice protected the animals against eight different flu strains. If the vaccine works in humans, scientists might...
Study Refutes Notion That Diabetes Drug Actos Raises Bladder Cancer Risk
Study Refutes Notion That Diabetes Drug Actos Raises Bladder Cancer Risk TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Despite smaller, prior studies suggesting that the diabetes drug Actos might raise users' risk of bladder cancer, a large new study fin...
Study Sees No Link Between Testosterone Therapy and Blood Clots
Study Sees No Link Between Testosterone Therapy and Blood Clots MONDAY, July 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Testosterone therapy doesn't appear to increase the risk of blood clots in veins, a new study contends. The most common forms of this problem -- ...