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HPV Test Beats Pap Smear in Gauging Cervical Cancer Risk, Study Finds

Fri, 2014-07-18 15:00

Study of over 1 million women suggests it could be stand-alone screening method



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cervical Cancer, HPV, Women's Health Checkup
Categories: Health Sciences

Antipsychotics Linked to Lower Brain Volume in Schizophrenia Patients

Fri, 2014-07-18 13:00

But mental function, symptoms of illness were not worsened, researchers say



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Brain Diseases, Drug Reactions, Schizophrenia
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Can Bike Riding Up Prostate Cancer Risk?

Fri, 2014-07-18 11:00

Experts note study findings aren't definitive, and risk is minimal



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise and Physical Fitness, Men's Health, Prostate Cancer
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EPA Unveils New Bug Repellant Labeling

Fri, 2014-07-18 11:00

Should work much like sunscreen SPF labels, telling users how much protection they will get, agency says



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Insect Bites and Stings, Tick Bites
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Energy Drinks and Booze

Fri, 2014-07-18 08:39
Source: HealthDay -
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alcohol, Caffeine
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Drug-Resistant Superbug Increasing in Southeast U.S. Hospitals

Fri, 2014-07-18 08:00

Fivefold rise in cases reported at community hospitals over five years, study finds



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: E. Coli Infections, Health Facilities, Infection Control
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Full-Time Job May Disrupt Breast-Feeding Plans

Fri, 2014-07-18 08:00

Study found moms who returned to part-time work were better able to meet their goals



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Breastfeeding
Categories: Health Sciences

Many Sexually Active U.S. Teens Not Tested for HIV: CDC

Fri, 2014-07-18 08:00

Only 22 percent of those at risk get screened, and researchers think complacency may be why



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: HIV/AIDS, Health Screening, Teen Sexual Health
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Soldiers' Use of Mental Health Services Up, Stigma Down, Study Finds

Fri, 2014-07-18 08:00

But two-thirds who need care still don't seek it, researchers say



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Depression, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Veterans and Military Health
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Hurricane Season: Be Prepared

Fri, 2014-07-18 07:07
Source: Food and Drug Administration
Related MedlinePlus Page: Hurricanes
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Those with HIV Living Longer, International Study Finds

Fri, 2014-07-18 04:00

Deaths from AIDS-related causes, heart disease and liver disease have all dropped



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: HIV/AIDS, International Health, Living with HIV/AIDS
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1st Case of Locally Acquired Chikungunya Virus Reported in U.S.

Thu, 2014-07-17 16:00

Patient is unidentified Florida man; mosquito-borne illness can be painful but is seldom fatal, CDC says



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Insect Bites and Stings, Viral Infections
Categories: Health Sciences

Cost of Kidney Donation May Deter the Poor

Thu, 2014-07-17 16:00

Study finds greater decline in donors from low-income areas



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Disparities, Kidney Transplantation, Organ Donation
Categories: Health Sciences

NIH System to Monitor Emerging Drug Trends

Thu, 2014-07-17 15:01
Source: National Institute on Drug Abuse -
Related MedlinePlus Page: Drug Abuse
Categories: Health Sciences

Childhood Sex Abuse May Be Linked to Heart Disease Risk in Women

Thu, 2014-07-17 15:00

Researchers found more signs of thickening in neck arteries of these women during mid-life



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Child Sexual Abuse, Heart Disease in Women
Categories: Health Sciences

College Alcohol Violations Often Draw a Slap on the Wrist

Thu, 2014-07-17 15:00

Often, campus security won't report booze-related infractions to police or to health services, researchers say



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse, College Health, Underage Drinking
Categories: Health Sciences

Energy Drink 'Cocktails' May Boost Desire to Drink More

Thu, 2014-07-17 15:00
Alcohol plus Red Bull-type beverages might lead to binge-drinking, researcher suggests
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alcohol, Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse, Caffeine
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Research Reveals Why Pot Can Make People Paranoid

Thu, 2014-07-17 15:00
Factors such as worrying, low self-esteem and anxiety can contribute to the condition, study says
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Marijuana
Categories: Health Sciences

Routine Errands a Risky Time for Falls by Seniors

Thu, 2014-07-17 15:00

Study suggests sidewalks, curbs may be key to keeping older pedestrians safe



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Falls, Seniors' Health
Categories: Health Sciences

Exercise May Help Counter Health Risks of Sedentary Lifestyle

Thu, 2014-07-17 13:00

'Fitter' couch potatoes weighed less and had better blood pressure, study reports



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Exercise and Physical Fitness
Categories: Health Sciences

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