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Vitamin D Supplements Won't Strengthen Older Women's Bones: Study
Vitamin D Supplements Won't Strengthen Older Women's Bones: Study MONDAY, Aug. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- High doses of vitamin D do not appear to protect postmenopausal women from the dangers of osteoporosis, new research indicates. "While high-dose...
Vitamin B12 Supplements May Not Help Some Seniors
Vitamin B12 Supplements May Not Help Some Seniors THURSDAY, July 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Vitamin B12 supplements are known to benefit seniors with severe B12 deficiency, but they may not help those who are just moderately deficient, a new study s...
Viruses, Not Bacteria, Reponsible for Many Pneumonia Cases: Study
Viruses, Not Bacteria, Reponsible for Many Pneumonia Cases: Study WEDNESDAY, July 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Viruses cause more pneumonia-related hospitalizations among American adults than bacteria, although the cause of the lung infection is undet...
Virus-Carrying Mosquitoes Spreading to New Regions
Virus-Carrying Mosquitoes Spreading to New Regions MONDAY, July 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Mosquitoes typically found in tropical regions are expanding into new areas, including the United States, where they could transmit disease, a new study finds....
Virus Mutation Explains Poor Performance of Last Season's Flu Shot: Study
Virus Mutation Explains Poor Performance of Last Season's Flu Shot: Study THURSDAY, June 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The 2014-15 flu vaccine was less effective than expected due to a new mutation in the flu virus, a new study shows. The mutation in t...
Virtual Reality May Help Alcoholics Beat Cravings, Study Finds
Virtual Reality May Help Alcoholics Beat Cravings, Study Finds WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Virtual reality therapy may help alcoholics battle their addiction, a small study from South Korea suggests. Researchers recruited 12 people be...
Viagra, Other ED Meds Won't Raise Melanoma Risk
Viagra, Other ED Meds Won't Raise Melanoma Risk TUESDAY, June 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Could impotence drugs like Viagra, Cialis or Levitra raise a man's odds for melanoma skin cancer? A new review of data involving over 20,000 men does find a sli...
Vaccinate Puppies Against Parvovirus Before They Meet Other Dogs
Vaccinate Puppies Against Parvovirus Before They Meet Other Dogs THURSDAY, June 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- It's important to have your puppy fully vaccinated against parvovirus before going to the dog park or anywhere else your pup might encounter o...
Vitamin D, Calcium Don't Reduce Menopause Symptoms
Vitamin D, Calcium Don't Reduce Menopause Symptoms TUESDAY, June 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Vitamin D and calcium supplements don't help ease the symptoms of menopause, a new study says. The research is part of the Women's Health Initiative, a long-t...
Vets With PTSD Might Need Sleep Apnea Screening: Study
Vets With PTSD Might Need Sleep Apnea Screening: Study FRIDAY, May 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- For U.S. veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), the risk of sleep apnea increases along with the severity of the mental health condition, a n...