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Vaccine Spurs Immune Response to Fight Aggressive Cancers in Mice

Wed, 2015-04-22 13:00

Researchers have begun early human trials, say findings could lead to blueprint for tailored treatments



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer, Immune System and Disorders, Immunization
Categories: Health Sciences

Depression Tied to Worse Outcomes for Black Patients with Heart Failure

Wed, 2015-04-22 11:00

Treating mental health condition might improve cardiovascular health, expert says



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: African American Health, Depression, Heart Failure
Categories: Health Sciences

Gene May Play Part in How Kids Respond to Asthma Meds

Wed, 2015-04-22 11:00

Chemical signal linked to how well corticosteroids worked



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Asthma in Children, Genes and Gene Therapy, Steroids
Categories: Health Sciences

Most Adults Don't Support Medical Marijuana for Kids, Poll Finds

Wed, 2015-04-22 08:00

Most also disapprove of its use in front of children



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Safety, Drugs and Young People, Marijuana
Categories: Health Sciences

Osteoporosis and Hearing

Wed, 2015-04-22 07:09
Source: HealthDay -
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hearing Disorders and Deafness, Osteoporosis
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Statins Carry Some Risk for Seniors, Study Suggests

Wed, 2015-04-22 06:00

Cholesterol-lowering drugs cut heart risks, but may spur muscle weakness, memory declines



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Drug Safety, Seniors' Health, Statins
Categories: Health Sciences

FDA Weighs Tighter Regulation of Homeopathic Medicines

Wed, 2015-04-22 06:00

Critics say these natural remedies are ineffective, potentially dangerous; backers contend current oversight is sufficient



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Drug Safety
Categories: Health Sciences

For Earth Day, Turn Off the Faucet and The Ignition

Wed, 2015-04-22 06:00

Experts remind Americans to conserve their natural resources



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Drinking Water
Categories: Health Sciences

Diabetes Drug May Not Guard Against Pancreatic Cancer

Tue, 2015-04-21 16:00

Survival not significantly different from patients who didn't take metformin, study finds



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Pancreatic Cancer
Categories: Health Sciences

Many Young Adults with Autism Face Unemployment, Isolation

Tue, 2015-04-21 15:00

Report highlights need for more services for this age group



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Health Disparities
Categories: Health Sciences

Mindfulness-Based Therapy as Good as Meds for Depression, Study Says

Tue, 2015-04-21 15:00

Results suggest possible alternative to long-term drug use



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Antidepressants, Depression
Categories: Health Sciences

Training Programs for Parents Tied to Better Behavior in Kids with Autism

Tue, 2015-04-21 15:00

Behavior management strategies seemed to make a difference, study found



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Parenting
Categories: Health Sciences

Colorectal Cancer: What You Should Know

Tue, 2015-04-21 13:55
Source: Food and Drug Administration
Related MedlinePlus Page: Colorectal Cancer
Categories: Health Sciences

Could High-Dose Insulin Prevent Type 1 Diabetes in High-Risk Kids?

Tue, 2015-04-21 13:00

Study found daily capsules of the natural hormone triggered protective immune response



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Diabetes Type 1
Categories: Health Sciences

3.8 Million Chickens to Be Killed After Bird Flu Outbreak At Iowa Farm

Tue, 2015-04-21 11:00

Experts stress this strain poses little risk to humans



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Bird Flu
Categories: Health Sciences

Another Study Finds No Vaccine-Autism Link

Tue, 2015-04-21 11:00

Finding held true even for children at risk for the developmental disorder



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Immunization, Measles
Categories: Health Sciences

Ice Cream Maker Pulls All Products After Listeria Outbreak

Tue, 2015-04-21 11:00

Blue Bell Creameries said new tests showing contamination prompted move



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Food Safety, Listeria Infections
Categories: Health Sciences

More Kids with Type 1 Diabetes Facing Dangerous Complication

Tue, 2015-04-21 11:00

Diabetic ketoacidosis can prove serious; researchers point to lack of insurance leading to late diagnosis



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes Complications, Diabetes Type 1, Health Disparities
Categories: Health Sciences

Study Supports HPV Vaccination Guidelines

Tue, 2015-04-21 11:00

Protection may go beyond cervical infection



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: HPV, Immunization
Categories: Health Sciences

Updated Mammogram Recommendations

Tue, 2015-04-21 08:04
Source: HealthDay -
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Mammography, Women's Health
Categories: Health Sciences