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Less Than Half of HIV-Positive U.S. Hispanics Are Getting Proper Care

Thu, 2014-10-09 13:00
CDC report also finds just 37 percent have the virus under control
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: HIV/AIDS, Health Disparities, Hispanic American Health
Categories: Health Sciences

Stem Cell Success Raises Hopes of Type 1 Diabetes Cure

Thu, 2014-10-09 13:00

In laboratory, researchers have developed insulin-producing beta cells



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes Type 1, Stem Cells
Categories: Health Sciences

Contact Sports Boost Spread of 'Superbug' Germs, Study Says

Thu, 2014-10-09 11:00

College athletes advised to practice good hygiene, and to stop sharing towels, razors



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Germs and Hygiene, MRSA, Sports Safety
Categories: Health Sciences

Potential Clue to Ebola Treatments Uncovered, Researchers Say

Thu, 2014-10-09 11:00

Unusual protein identified in quest for drug remedies



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

Lifestyle Factors and Stroke Risk

Thu, 2014-10-09 08:05
Source: HealthDay -
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Healthy Living, Stroke, Women's Health
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Fried Foods Linked to Raised Risk of Diabetes in Pregnancy

Thu, 2014-10-09 08:00

Seven or more weekly portions of greasy fare may double odds, researchers say



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes and Pregnancy, Pregnancy and Nutrition
Categories: Health Sciences

Rely on Mom-to-Be When Epidural Is Needed

Thu, 2014-10-09 08:00

Early use likely won't lead to delivery complications, review of previous studies finds



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

Five Major U.S. Airports to Screen Travelers from West Africa for Ebola

Wed, 2014-10-08 18:00

Move should handle 94 percent of those arriving from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, U.S. officials say



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Ebola, Traveler's Health
Categories: Health Sciences

Gene Therapy Shows Potential for 'Bubble Boy' Disease

Wed, 2014-10-08 16:00

Newer treatment seems to have less risk of certain cancer, researchers say



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Genes and Gene Therapy, Immune System and Disorders
Categories: Health Sciences

Increased Health Risks Linked to First-Episode Psychosis

Wed, 2014-10-08 15:35

Related MedlinePlus Page: Psychotic Disorders
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Healthy Lifestyle Choices May Cut Women's Stroke Risk

Wed, 2014-10-08 15:00

Following 5 healthy habits halved chances of most common kind of brain attack, study suggests



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Healthy Living, Stroke
Categories: Health Sciences

Infection Rates in Nursing Homes on the Rise

Wed, 2014-10-08 13:00

Researchers note problem will only worsen as baby boomers grow old



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Infection Control, Nursing Homes
Categories: Health Sciences

Laxative Type Might Influence Colon Cancer Risk

Wed, 2014-10-08 13:00

Fiber-based formulations seem to lower chances for the disease, non-fiber products seem to raise them



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Colorectal Cancer, Constipation
Categories: Health Sciences

New Prosthetic Hands Restore Sense of Touch to Amputees

Wed, 2014-10-08 13:00
Advances herald new opportunities for patients in everyday life, experts say
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Artificial Limbs, Limb Loss
Categories: Health Sciences

Technology Helps 'Locked-In' Stroke Patient Communicate

Wed, 2014-10-08 13:00
Brain-computer interface allows paralyzed man to express words, researcher says
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Assistive Devices, Paralysis
Categories: Health Sciences