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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...
Vegan Diet Might Ease Diabetic Nerve Pain
Vegan Diet Might Ease Diabetic Nerve Pain WEDNESDAY, May 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A vegan diet might help people with diabetes-related nerve damage shed weight and find some pain relief, a small pilot study suggests. Vegan diets are free of all an...
Vitamin D Levels Tied to Survival in Seriously Ill Cats
Vitamin D Levels Tied to Survival in Seriously Ill Cats THURSDAY, May 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Sick cats appear to have a better chance of survival if they have higher levels of vitamin D, a new study reveals. The findings suggest that cats could ...
Vitamin Supplement Linked to Reduction in Skin Cancer Risk
Vitamin Supplement Linked to Reduction in Skin Cancer Risk WEDNESDAY, May 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A cheap and easily available vitamin supplement appears to reduce a person's risk of skin cancer, new research contends. A form of vitamin B3 called...