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Kidneys from Deceased Diabetics Might Ease Organ Shortage

Thu, 2017-05-25 16:00

More than 100,000 people are on the U.S. kidney transplant wait-list



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes, Kidney Transplantation, Organ Donation

Alzheimer's Deaths Jump 55 Percent: CDC

Thu, 2017-05-25 15:00

More patients also dying at home, with the caregiving burden falling on loved ones



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alzheimer's Caregivers, Alzheimer's Disease, Health Statistics

New Cholesterol Fighting Meds Target Key Gene

Thu, 2017-05-25 15:00

Two trials show promise for non-statin approach to heart health



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cholesterol, Genes and Gene Therapy, Medicines

Stroke Risk Can Rise with Pregnancy-Linked High Blood Pressure

Thu, 2017-05-25 15:00

Infections, clotting disorders, history of high blood pressure puts women with preeclampsia in jeopardy, study says



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy, Stroke

Autism's 'Worryingly' High Suicide Rates Spur Conference

Thu, 2017-05-25 13:00

Signs of depression may differ from those seen in general population, researcher says

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Suicide

Eye Problems May Be Tied to Zika, Lab Study Suggests

Thu, 2017-05-25 13:00

Work with monkeys indicates birth defects could extend beyond brain abnormalities



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Eye Diseases, Infections and Pregnancy, Zika Virus

Special Diets, Supplements for Autism Still a Question Mark

Thu, 2017-05-25 13:00

Analysis of 19 trials turned up little proof they actually work; more definitive research needed

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Child Nutrition, Dietary Supplements

Teasing Teens About Weight May Do Lasting Harm

Thu, 2017-05-25 13:00

They're more likely to be obese and struggle with emotional eating as adults, research finds

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Bullying, Obesity in Children, Teen Mental Health

U.S. Moms-to-Be Often Victims of Assault

Thu, 2017-05-25 13:00

Researchers recommended routine prenatal screening for violence and trauma



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Domestic Violence, Health Disparities, Pregnancy

Do Daughters Bring Out a Dad's 'Softer Side'?

Thu, 2017-05-25 11:00

Study found men raising toddlers were more responsive, emotional with girls than boys



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Men's Health, Parenting

Haywire Immune Cells May Help Cause Baldness

Thu, 2017-05-25 11:00

Cells that fight inflammation also play role in hair growth, mice study finds



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hair Loss, Immune System and Disorders

Are All Those 'Fidget Spinners' Really Helping Kids?

Thu, 2017-05-25 08:00

Hot toy is probably more of a distraction than a help in the classroom, experts say



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, School Health

Hospitals Vary in Moving Stroke Patients to Comfort or Hospice Care

Thu, 2017-05-25 08:00

Study found doctors more apt to suggest it sooner for older, white, female and uninsured patients



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: End of Life Issues, Health Disparities, Stroke

Compound in Pot Eases Severe Form of Epilepsy

Wed, 2017-05-24 16:00

Cannabidiol not associated with the 'high' of marijuana, researchers report

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Epilepsy, Marijuana

2 Doses of HPV Shot Enough to Prevent Genital Warts

Wed, 2017-05-24 15:00

Findings back up new CDC recommendations for kids



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Genital Warts, HPV, Immunization

Sleepless Nights Could Pose Heart Risk Dangers

Wed, 2017-05-24 15:00

Less than 6 hours a night doubled chances of dying from heart disease, stroke, study suggests



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Diseases, Metabolic Syndrome, Sleep Disorders

5 Tips for a Healthy Vacation

Wed, 2017-05-24 13:24
Source: Food and Drug Administration
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Traveler's Health

Can Tracking Germs in One Hospital Make All Hospitals Safer?

Wed, 2017-05-24 13:00

Study mapped history of bacteria, viruses and fungi to understand how diseases spread among patients



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Facilities, Infection Control

Zika Arrived in Florida At Least Four Different Ways

Wed, 2017-05-24 13:00

Virus strains came from the Caribbean and Latin America, researchers say



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Zika Virus

FDA OKs First Cancer Drug by Genetic Type, Not Organ of Origin

Wed, 2017-05-24 11:00

Keytruda is targeted to specific cancers with specific DNA that can arise in multiple sites

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Genes and Gene Therapy, Medicines

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