ARCHIVE: July 2018

Stress Won't Undermine Fertility Treatment Success: Study

THURSDAY, July 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Struggles with infertility can take an emotional toll. But a new study finds the stress that a woman often experiences during infertility treatment won't...

Treating Depression May Prevent Repeat Heart Attack

TUESDAY, July 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- It's common for heart attack survivors to develop depression. Now a new trial has found that antidepressant treatment may help those patients avoid a second...

Blood Sugar Spikes Seen in Seemingly Healthy People

TUESDAY, July 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- You'd expect big blood sugar fluctuations in people with diabetes. But for those without the disorder, blood sugar levels should remain fairly stable, right...

Almost 1,300 Genes Seem Tied to Academic Success

TUESDAY, July 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- If you ever wonder why you never managed to finish college, some of the explanation may lie in your DNA. Scientists report that they have pinpointed...

Could Suicides Rise Along With Global Temperatures?

TUESDAY, July 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Climate change may bring with it a grim harm: Researchers report that rising temperatures might trigger a spike in suicides in the United States and Mexico...

New Hope in Saving Kids From Blood Infection Sepsis

TUESDAY, July 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- In 2012, Rory Staunton, a 12-year-old living in New York City, became ill after an innocuous scrape to his arm during basketball practice. Five days later...

For Dieters, More Protein Equals More Satisfaction

TUESDAY, July 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- If you feel less than satisfied on a restricted-calorie diet, a protein boost just might be the answer. According to numerous studies, a diet with more...

Some Dogs Will Barrel Through Doors to Help Their Human

TUESDAY, July 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Ever wonder what lengths your dog might go to if you were in trouble? New research suggests that depending on the dog, even doors can't stand in the way of...

Supportive Managers Key When a Worker Is Depressed

TUESDAY, July 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Employees struggling with depression take less time off from work if they receive support and help from their managers, a new study suggests. Many people...

Woman May Have Passed on Ebola a Year After Recovery

TUESDAY, July 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A new report suggests that people can survive Ebola and still possibly infect others up to a year later. The finding could mean that continued monitoring...

The Right Lighting Can Calm Alzheimer's Patients

TUESDAY, July 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Lighting that mimics natural night-day patterns might improve sleep and mood problems for Alzheimer's patients living in nursing homes, new research...

How Steroid Abuse Put an Aging Bodybuilder in the Hospital

TUESDAY, July 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- It all started when a 60-year-old bodybuilder ignored his doctor's advice to stop using hazardous anabolic steroids, prior to a weightlifting competition....

Could Pot-Linked Drug Help Ease Agitation in Alzheimer's?

TUESDAY, July 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The active ingredient in pot that gets you high can calm agitation in people with advanced Alzheimer's disease, a small new study suggests. Canadian...

Obamacare May Have Helped More Women Spot Cancer Early

MONDAY, July 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Earlier diagnosis of gynecologic cancers is on the rise among young women in the United States because more of them have health insurance under the...

Decriminalizing Pot Doesn't Hike Teen Use, Study Finds

MONDAY, July 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- States that have decriminalized marijuana have had no increase in use of the drug by young people, researchers report. Decriminalization, which is different...

Scientists Rid Mice of Wrinkles, Hair Loss

MONDAY, July 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- It's only worked in mice so far, but scientists report a finding that might pave a path to erase the signs of aging in humans. In the new study, the...

AHA: The New Great American Road Trip: Pedaling From Coast to...

MONDAY, July 23, 2018 (American Heart Association) -- A road trip across the country is a someday dream for many Americans. Pedaling the roughly 4,000 miles from coast to coast adds an epic aspect to...

What Foods Are Really Best for Your Heart?

MONDAY, July 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- For heart benefits, a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, beans and grains remains the way to go, according to a new research review. The review, by an...

Many Americans With Dementia Don't Know They Have It: Study

MONDAY, July 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Many older Americans with dementia don't know they have the disease, a new study indicates. A review of data from 585 Medicare recipients with probable...

Having More Kids Tied to Lower Odds of Alzheimer's in Women

MONDAY, July 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A woman's fertility might help predict how likely she is to develop dementia later in life, two new studies suggest. Women who were very fertile appeared to...

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