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Scope of Ebola Outbreak May Be Greater Than Statistics Show: WHO
Scope of Ebola Outbreak May Be Greater Than Statistics Show: WHO FRIDAY, Aug. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The magnitude of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa may be far greater than the current statistics indicate, officials from the World Health Orga...
Severe Sleep Apnea May Boost Odds for Stubborn High Blood Pressure
Severe Sleep Apnea May Boost Odds for Stubborn High Blood Pressure FRIDAY, Aug. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Severe sleep apnea may raise the risk of high blood pressure that's resistant to drug treatment, a new study finds. Researchers tracked outcom...
Settling Back-to-School Nerves
Settling Back-to-School Nerves SATURDAY, Aug. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- It's normal for children to feel nervous or anxious about starting or going back to school, but there are a number of things parents can do to ease kids' concerns, an expert sa...
Study: Many Seniors Get Unnecessary Cancer Tests
Study: Many Seniors Get Unnecessary Cancer Tests MONDAY, Aug. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Older people who aren't expected to live more than 10 years are still being screened for prostate, breast, cervical and colon cancer -- even though it is unlike...
Study: Vigorous Exercise Seems Safe for Heart Transplant Recipients
Study: Vigorous Exercise Seems Safe for Heart Transplant Recipients MONDAY, Aug. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Vigorous exercise appears to be safe and beneficial for heart transplant patients, according to new research. Sixteen stable heart transplant...
Seniors' Sleep Woes May Be Linked to Loss of Brain Cells
Seniors' Sleep Woes May Be Linked to Loss of Brain Cells WEDNESDAY, Aug. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Loss of brain cells that act as a "sleep switch" may help explain why many seniors have trouble falling and staying asleep, a new study suggests. In ...
Study Ties Colds, Flu to Rare Risk of Stroke in Kids
Study Ties Colds, Flu to Rare Risk of Stroke in Kids WEDNESDAY, Aug. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Although it's extremely rare, colds, flu and other minor infections might trigger a strong but brief period of elevated risk for stroke in children, a ne...
Seals, Sea Lions Helped Global Spread of TB, Study Finds
Seals, Sea Lions Helped Global Spread of TB, Study Finds WEDNESDAY, Aug. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- New research reveals that, long ago, sea mammals may have played a role in the global spread of the infectious disease known as tuberculosis. Ancient...
Study: Men, Lesbians More Likely to Have Orgasms
Study: Men, Lesbians More Likely to Have Orgasms THURSDAY, Aug. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to achieving orgasms during sex with a regular partner, straight women still lag behind men and lesbian women, a new study suggests. Using surve...
Study Hints at Link Between Poor Sleep, Suicide Risk
Study Hints at Link Between Poor Sleep, Suicide Risk WEDNESDAY, Aug. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Sleeping difficulties may increase the risk of suicide in older adults even when other symptoms of depression aren't present, a new study suggests. The s...