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Stroke Survivors Who Live Alone Face Higher Risk of Early Death: Study
Stroke Survivors Who Live Alone Face Higher Risk of Early Death: Study FRIDAY, Jan. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Stroke survivors -- especially men -- who live alone are at increased risk for premature death, a new study suggests. Researchers followed...
Soda Habit May Prompt Early Puberty in Girls, Study Suggests
Soda Habit May Prompt Early Puberty in Girls, Study Suggests TUESDAY, Jan. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Girls who consume a lot of sugary drinks may enter puberty earlier than girls who don't, Harvard researchers report. Among nearly 5,600 girls aged ...
Seniors May Keep Falls a Secret
Seniors May Keep Falls a Secret TUESDAY, Jan. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many seniors don't tell their doctors they've had a fall because they're worried they'll be told they can't live on their own anymore, a physician says. Millions of Americans a...
Student Loans Take Emotional Toll on Young Adults
Student Loans Take Emotional Toll on Young Adults TUESDAY, Jan. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Student loan debt is a major cause of stress for young adults, a new study finds. Researchers looked at survey responses from adults aged 25 to 31 across the ...
Study Underscores Power of Placebo Effect
Study Underscores Power of Placebo Effect WEDNESDAY, Jan. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study -- this one involving patients with Parkinson's disease -- adds another layer of insight to the well-known "placebo effect." That's the phenomenon in wh...
Study Suggests Early Start to Football May Pose Brain Risks
Study Suggests Early Start to Football May Pose Brain Risks WEDNESDAY, Jan. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- As football fans prepare to watch the 49th Super Bowl this Sunday, a new study suggests that boys who start playing tackle football before the age...
Some Kids With Autism Show Improvement by Age 6: Study
Some Kids With Autism Show Improvement by Age 6: Study WEDNESDAY, Jan. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More than 10 percent of preschool-age children diagnosed with autism saw some improvement in their symptoms by age 6. And 20 percent of the children ma...
Some With Kidney Stones Might Have Calcium Buildup in Blood Vessels: Study
Some With Kidney Stones Might Have Calcium Buildup in Blood Vessels: Study FRIDAY, Jan. 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Some people who develop recurring kidney stones may also have high levels of calcium deposits in their blood vessels, and that could e...
School Sports Costs Leave Some Students on Sidelines
School Sports Costs Leave Some Students on Sidelines THURSDAY, Jan. 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many American children can't afford to participate in school sports, a new survey finds. Only 30 percent of students in families with annual household inc...
Study Hints That 'Video Feedback' Therapy May Help Curb Autism
Study Hints That 'Video Feedback' Therapy May Help Curb Autism THURSDAY, Jan. 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A therapy involving "video feedback" -- where parents watch videos of their interactions with their baby -- might help prevent infants at risk f...