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Millions of Children Not Getting Recommended Preventive Care

Fri, 2014-09-12 09:06
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Related MedlinePlus Page: Children's Health
Categories: Health Sciences

Sleep and Work Absence

Fri, 2014-09-12 09:03
Source: HealthDay -
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Occupational Health, Sleep Disorders
Categories: Health Sciences

Eat More Fish, Save Your Hearing?

Fri, 2014-09-12 08:00

Two or more servings weekly might prevent or delay chronic health problem for women, research suggests



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dietary Fats, Hearing Disorders and Deafness, Women's Health
Categories: Health Sciences

The Parenting Trap: Coddling Anxious Kids

Fri, 2014-09-12 08:00

Trying to protect children from source of anxiety may make things worse, researchers say



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Anxiety, Child Mental Health, Parenting
Categories: Health Sciences

Diabetics Face Much Greater Risk of Heart Damage, Study Says

Fri, 2014-09-12 05:00

Ultra-sensitive test detects trouble even with normal cholesterol, researchers find



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetic Heart Disease, Laboratory Tests, Prediabetes
Categories: Health Sciences

Advanced Dementia Patients Often Given Unhelpful Meds

Thu, 2014-09-11 15:00

Unnecessary prescriptions lead to more side effects, costs for nursing home residents, experts say



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dementia, Medicines, Nursing Homes
Categories: Health Sciences

Minority Neighborhoods Face Greater Exposure to Air Pollution

Thu, 2014-09-11 15:00

Researchers tracked areas in 6 states to find Hispanic communities get highest exposure



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Air Pollution, Health Disparities
Categories: Health Sciences

Aggressive People May Process Violence's Impact Differently

Thu, 2014-09-11 13:00
Brain scans revealed varying effects of watching hostile actions in the media
Source: HealthDay
Categories: Health Sciences

Medications Plus Parent Training May Help Kids with Aggression, ADHD

Thu, 2014-09-11 13:00

Combination treatment seems to reduce anger and violent tendencies, study finds



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Child Behavior Disorders, Medicines and Children
Categories: Health Sciences

Scientists Unlock a Key to Cell Stress

Thu, 2014-09-11 13:00

Stressed cells can halt protein production, which could could shed light on diseases like Alzheimer's and ALS



Source: HealthDay
Categories: Health Sciences

'Fat Shaming' Doesn't Motivate Obese People to Lose Weight: Study

Thu, 2014-09-11 11:00
This type of discrimination may actually lead to weight gain, researchers say
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Body Weight, Obesity, Weight Control
Categories: Health Sciences

Estrogen Receptor May Play a Role in Autism

Thu, 2014-09-11 11:00

Researchers find lower levels of key sex hormones in small study



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Autism, Hormones
Categories: Health Sciences

Weight and High Blood Pressure

Thu, 2014-09-11 08:59
Source: HealthDay -
Related MedlinePlus Pages: High Blood Pressure, Weight Control
Categories: Health Sciences

Physical Activity May Boost School Performance, Especially for Boys

Thu, 2014-09-11 08:00

Walking, bicycling to school linked to better reading scores in study



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise for Children, School Health
Categories: Health Sciences

Researchers Probe Molecular Cause for Glaucoma

Thu, 2014-09-11 08:00

Scientists now at work on eye drops they hope will one day combat the leading cause of blindness in U.S.



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

Cutting Calories May Ease Sleep Apnea in Obese, Study Finds

Wed, 2014-09-10 15:00

Brazilian researchers say calorie restrictions also can lower blood pressure in that group of people



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: High Blood Pressure, Obesity, Sleep Apnea
Categories: Health Sciences

Even a Little Excess Weight Can Boost Blood Pressure

Wed, 2014-09-10 15:00

Researchers find, in 8-week span, that those who gain in the abdomen have highest increase



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: High Blood Pressure, Nutrition, Weight Control
Categories: Health Sciences

Study: Rare Blood Type May Slightly Raise Dementia Risk

Wed, 2014-09-10 15:00

But lifestyle factors play a bigger role, experts say



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Blood, Dementia
Categories: Health Sciences

Many U.S. Kids Missing Out on Preventive Care, CDC Says

Wed, 2014-09-10 13:00

Report finds gaps in basic medical care, vaccines, and vision and hearing screenings



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Health Checkup
Categories: Health Sciences

New Guidelines for Sickle Cell Disease

Wed, 2014-09-10 13:00

Recommendations emphasize use of drug hydroxyurea and transfusion treatments



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Sickle Cell Anemia
Categories: Health Sciences

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