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Teens Using E-Cigs More Prone to Take Up Smoking: Study
Teens Using E-Cigs More Prone to Take Up Smoking: Study MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Teenagers who use electronic cigarettes may be more likely to smoke the real thing, new research suggests. The study, which included almost 2,100 Califor...
Taking St. John's Wort for Depression Carries Risks: Study
Taking St. John's Wort for Depression Carries Risks: Study WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- St. John's wort is a popular herbal therapy for depression, but a new Australian study highlights the fact that "natural" does not always equal "sa...
Too Few U.S. Teens Getting HPV Vaccine: CDC
Too Few U.S. Teens Getting HPV Vaccine: CDC THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Most boys and a large portion of girls in the United States have not received even a single dose of the cancer-preventing human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, even ...
Targeted Workouts May Strengthen Men's Bones in Middle Age
Targeted Workouts May Strengthen Men's Bones in Middle Age THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Certain types of exercise improve bone health in middle-aged men with low bone mass and may lower their risk for osteoporosis, according to a small ...
Too Much Facebook, Twitter Tied to Poor Mental Health in Teens
Too Much Facebook, Twitter Tied to Poor Mental Health in Teens FRIDAY, July 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Teens who frequently use social media are more likely to say they struggle with mental health concerns that are not being addressed, new Canadian ...
Technivie Approved for Hepatitis C
Technivie Approved for Hepatitis C FRIDAY, July 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Technivie (ombitasvir, paritaprevir and ritonavir) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, in tandem with ribavirin, to treat hepatitis C genotype 4 infec...
Test to Differentiate HIV Viruses Approved
Test to Differentiate HIV Viruses Approved FRIDAY, July 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new diagnostic to differentiate between strains of the AIDS-causing virus has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The Bio-Rad BioPlex 2200 HIV A...
Transgender Youth Don't Have Hormone Abnormalities
Transgender Youth Don't Have Hormone Abnormalities FRIDAY, July 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Sex hormone levels in transgender youth are consistent with the gender they were assigned at birth, a new study finds. "We've now put to rest the residual bel...
Teen Drinking, Smoking on the Decline, U.S. Study Finds
Teen Drinking, Smoking on the Decline, U.S. Study Finds WEDNESDAY, July 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Although more American teens are using marijuana, their use of alcohol and cigarettes has decreased, a new study finds. Penn State researchers reviewe...
The Dreaded 'Dad Bod' Is Real
The Dreaded 'Dad Bod' Is Real TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Dads-to-be take heed: The so-called "fatherhood effect" means that first-time fathers will likely have a growing waistline to go with their growing family, a new study finds. The...