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U.S. Dementia Rates Seem to Be Falling, Study Finds
U.S. Dementia Rates Seem to Be Falling, Study Finds WEDNESDAY, Feb. 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. seniors may be developing dementia less often and at later stages of life, a decades-long study suggests. More than 5,000 people followed for almost ...
U.S. Gun-Related Murder Rate 25 Times Higher Than Other Nations
U.S. Gun-Related Murder Rate 25 Times Higher Than Other Nations TUESDAY, Feb. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Americans are 10 times more likely to be killed by guns than people in other developed countries, a new study finds. Compared to 22 other high-in...
U.S. Weighs Changes to Blood Donations in Response to Zika Virus Outbreak
U.S. Weighs Changes to Blood Donations in Response to Zika Virus Outbreak FRIDAY, Jan. 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. health officials are considering whether to put a halt to blood donations from travelers returning from countries affected by the ...
U.S. Ob-Gyn Group Supports Zika Virus Travel Precautions
U.S. Ob-Gyn Group Supports Zika Virus Travel Precautions FRIDAY, Jan. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) -- the largest organization representing obstetricians and gynecologists in the United St...
U.S. Ban on Gun Research Continues Despite Deadly Shootings
U.S. Ban on Gun Research Continues Despite Deadly Shootings MONDAY, Jan. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Mass shootings have prompted agony, anger and angst in the United States, causing citizens to ask why these events continue to happen and what can be...
U.S. Flu Activity Remains Low: CDC
U.S. Flu Activity Remains Low: CDC FRIDAY, Jan. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Flu activity remains low in the United States, possibly due to the mild temperatures that have blanketed much of the nation, federal health officials said Friday. But official...
U.S. Teen Treated for Rare Rat-Bite Fever
U.S. Teen Treated for Rare Rat-Bite Fever WEDNESDAY, Dec. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A U.S. teenager was diagnosed with rat-bite fever after being bitten by her pet rodent, a new report reveals. The 17-year-old was treated for the rare and serious c...
U.S. Births Up, Teen and Preterm Deliveries Down: CDC
U.S. Births Up, Teen and Preterm Deliveries Down: CDC WEDNESDAY, Dec. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The number of U.S. women having babies rose last year for the first time since 2007, while births by teens fell to a record low. Also lower in 2014 were...
Uptravi Approved for Chronic Lung Disease
Uptravi Approved for Chronic Lung Disease TUESDAY, Dec. 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Uptravi (selexipag) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat adults with pulmonary arterial hypertension, a disabling lung disease that oft...
U.S. Task Force Stays Neutral on Cholesterol Screening for Kids
U.S. Task Force Stays Neutral on Cholesterol Screening for Kids MONDAY, Dec. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- There's not enough evidence to recommend screening all children and teens for high cholesterol, experts say. It's not clear if such screening up ...