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Suicide, Drugs Only Partly to Blame for Rising Deaths of Middle-Aged U.S. Whites
Suicide, Drugs Only Partly to Blame for Rising Deaths of Middle-Aged U.S. Whites FRIDAY, Jan. 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Death rates among middle-aged white Americans were higher than expected in 2014, likely because progress against common killers ...
Study Links Diabetes, Obesity in Moms-to-Be to Higher Autism Risk in Kids
Study Links Diabetes, Obesity in Moms-to-Be to Higher Autism Risk in Kids FRIDAY, Jan. 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Mothers-to-be who are both obese and diabetic have a higher risk of giving birth to a child with autism than healthy women, a new study...
Stress-Prone Teen Males May Be at Risk of High Blood Pressure Later
Stress-Prone Teen Males May Be at Risk of High Blood Pressure Later MONDAY, Feb. 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Young men who get stressed out easily appear to have a greater risk of high blood pressure later in life, a new study suggests. The researcher...
Study: Causes of Gulf War Illness Pinpointed
Study: Causes of Gulf War Illness Pinpointed MONDAY, Feb. 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Exposure to pesticides and other toxins appears to be the cause of Gulf War illness in U.S. veterans, a new analysis states. The Boston University researchers review...
Study: Small Bump in Blood Pressure During Pregnancy Might Harm Baby
Study: Small Bump in Blood Pressure During Pregnancy Might Harm Baby MONDAY, Feb. 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Even slightly elevated blood pressure in late pregnancy may increase the risk of having an underweight or stillborn infant, new research sugg...
Sitting for Hours May Raise Your Type 2 Diabetes Risk
Sitting for Hours May Raise Your Type 2 Diabetes Risk TUESDAY, Feb. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Sitting for long stretches might boost your risk for type 2 diabetes, even if you exercise, researchers report. Each extra hour in a sedentary position -- ...
Scientists Piggyback Experimental HIV Vaccine on Cold Viruses
Scientists Piggyback Experimental HIV Vaccine on Cold Viruses TUESDAY, Feb. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists report progress in their bid to develop ways to piggyback an HIV vaccine on germs that cause colds. In the new study, Harvard researcher...
Seafood Might Protect Brain in People at Genetic Risk for Alzheimer's
Seafood Might Protect Brain in People at Genetic Risk for Alzheimer's TUESDAY, Feb. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Seafood lovers, a new study delivers good news on two fronts: Mercury found in fish doesn't lead to mental decline, and for certain people,...
Study Casts Doubt on Effectiveness of COPD Drug
Study Casts Doubt on Effectiveness of COPD Drug TUESDAY, Feb. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A widely used drug may not significantly reduce the amount of time that patients with the lung condition COPD require mechanical help to breathe, a new study sug...
Scientists Find Stem Cells That Might Repair Skull, Face Bones
Scientists Find Stem Cells That Might Repair Skull, Face Bones TUESDAY, Feb. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists report they may be one step closer to using stem cells to replace damaged skull and facial bones in people who experience a head trauma...