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A Little Wine Might Help Kidneys Stay Healthy

Less than a glass a day may also help the heart in those who already have kidney disease, researchers found


Aspirin's Ability to Prevent Colon Cancer May Depend on Your Genes

Benefit was seen only with enzyme present, but study isn't definitive


Athletic Trainers First Line of Treatment for Young Basketballers: Study

Many high school athletes assessed for sprains, strains outside the hospital


Certain Type of Brain Malformation May Be Best Left Alone

Saying no to surgery, radiation tied to better outcomes in study of abnormal brain connections


Could Cow Fertilizer Help Spread Antibiotic Resistance?

Researchers found high levels of genes for drug resistance in manure from dairy cattle


Early Sign of Kidney Disease Often Ignored, Study Says

Doctors can easily test for excess protein in urine


Eye 'Training' May Help Restore Some Vision Lost to Glaucoma

Gains seen after 3 months using experimental computer program, study says


Fear Won't Boost Exam Scores: Study

Researchers found scare tactics could actually backfire, result in lower grades


For Many Men, Impotence Is Treatable Without Drugs

And there's a bonus: heart-healthy changes will boost overall well-being, too, experts say


For Teen Drivers, Unruly Passengers May Be Greater Threat Than Phones

Findings underscore importance of license restrictions, researchers say


Gene Therapy May Enhance Cochlear Implants, Animal Study Finds

Growth of cells in inner ear may boost sound sensitivity, researchers say


Glaucoma Drug May Help Reverse Obesity-Related Vision Loss

Study gave Diamox, along with weight-loss plan, to patients with a different eye disease


Guys: Don't Take Your Y Chromosome for Granted

It may contain genes important to male survival, researchers say


Health Highlights: April 22, 2014
  • Paper Money Carries Thousands of Types of Bacteria: Study

  • HealthCare.gov Users Told to Change Passwords

  • New Muscular Dystrophy Drug's Chances for Approval Improve

  • Oscar Mayer Wieners Recalled


Health Highlights: April 23, 2014
  • Ebola Death Toll in West Africa at 147: WHO

  • U.S. Issues Rules to Reduce Coal Miners' Risk of Black Lung

  • Artificial Retina Restores Vision


Health Tip: Signs That You've Become Ill on a Trip

Don't ignore these symptoms


Health Tip: Signs Your Child Has An Overuse Injury

Is the child in pain while exercising?


Health Tip: Wash Hands for Food Safety

When you should scrub up


Health Tip: When Lifestyle Disrupts Sleep

Stress can keep you awake


Low Blood Sugar May Affect Heartbeat in People With Diabetes

Study found abnormal rhythms when blood sugar dipped at night in people with type 2 disease


Majority of Americans Support Obamacare Birth Control Provision: Survey

Nearly 7 of 10 favor universal health plan coverage for contraceptives


Mental Illness Not a Driving Force Behind Crime: Study

Few crimes committed by mentally ill patients were directly linked to symptoms, researcher notes


New Drugs May Help Prevent Migraines

Two early trials show two experimental compounds reduced number of headaches for sufferers


People Seek Out Health Info When Famous Person Dies

Survey found Steve Jobs' death in 2011 spurred Americans to learn more about pancreatic cancer


People With Kidney Disease Show Higher Cancer Risk in Study

More research is needed to understand the link, experts say


People With More Education May Recover Better From Brain Injury

Study looked at adults hurt in motor vehicle crashes, falls


Pot Smoking May Pose Heart Dangers, Study Suggests

But some believe the study is flawed


Religious Music a High Note for Older Christians

Reduced anxiety, other mental health benefits noted in survey


Research Shows Ways to Speed Stroke Care

Studies looked at improvements in ER, specially equipped ambulance that could deliver clot-busting drug


Scientists Study Gene Clues From 115-Year-Old Woman

In research into longevity, they found her white blood cells had many seemingly harmless mutations


Seniors Who Suffer Mental Declines May Face Earlier Death: Study

Those with memory loss fared better than those who showed deficits in thinking abilities


Size of Fetus May Affect Stillbirth Risk

Study linked abnormally low or high weight to greater odds of fetal death


Spouse's Sunny Outlook May Be Good for Your Health

Physical well-being seems to get a boost from having an optimistic partner, study finds


Two Drugs Work Equally Well for Epileptic Seizures in Kids: Study

Ativan, Valium both good options for emergency treatment, experts say


 

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