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Loneliness and Longevity

Mon, 2015-03-16 08:18
Source: HealthDay -
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Healthy Aging, Mental Health, Seniors' Health
Categories: Health Sciences

Spring Allergies Coming into Bloom

Mon, 2015-03-16 08:00

Expert offers tips to minimize discomfort



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Allergy, Hay Fever
Categories: Health Sciences

Could Your Child Have Migraines?

Mon, 2015-03-16 06:00

Symptoms can include nausea, abdominal pain, experts say



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

Folic Acid May Help Ward Off Stroke in People with High Blood Pressure

Mon, 2015-03-16 06:00

Chinese study found significantly lower rates in those who got an extra supply of the nutrient



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Folic Acid, High Blood Pressure, Stroke
Categories: Health Sciences

CT Scans Might Spot Heart Risks More Clearly in Patients with Chest Pain

Mon, 2015-03-16 06:00

Study found they changed treatments, lowered chances of later heart attack more than standard care



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Angina, CT Scans, Heart Diseases
Categories: Health Sciences

Experimental Drug Shows Promise in Lowering Cholesterol, Heart Attack Risk

Mon, 2015-03-16 06:00

Adding the 'investigational biologic' evolocumab to statin therapy works better, study says



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cholesterol, Heart Attack, Medicines
Categories: Health Sciences

Better Treatments Helping People with Enlarged Hearts Live Longer: Study

Mon, 2015-03-16 06:00

People with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy are benefiting from defibrillators, other advances



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cardiomyopathy, Pacemakers and Implantable Defibrillators
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Other Americans in Sierra Leone May Have Been Exposed to New U.S. Ebola Patient: CDC

Fri, 2015-03-13 15:00

Agency said it is monitoring health workers, making contingency plans to fly them home



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Ebola, Infectious Diseases, International Health
Categories: Health Sciences

Millions of Kidney Failure Patients Die for Lack of Treatment

Fri, 2015-03-13 13:00

Dire need for low-cost dialysis techniques that could be used worldwide, researcher says



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Dialysis, International Health, Kidney Failure
Categories: Health Sciences

E-Cigarette Use in College Tied to Other Risky Behaviors

Fri, 2015-03-13 11:00

Study sees link to smoking tobacco, marijuana and drinking alcohol



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alcohol, Marijuana, Smoking and Youth
Categories: Health Sciences

Recovery from Bunion Surgery Faster Than in Past

Fri, 2015-03-13 11:00

Experts note full recovery generally takes six weeks or less



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: After Surgery, Foot Health, Toe Injuries and Disorders
Categories: Health Sciences

Salt May Be Bad for More Than Your Blood Pressure

Fri, 2015-03-13 11:00

Study found damage to organs and tissues, even with no sign of hypertension



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Dietary Sodium
Categories: Health Sciences