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Cataract Surgery a Plus for Someone With Dementia, Study Says

by on Jul.13, 2014, under Health and Fitness

SUNDAY, July 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Along with improving vision, cataract surgery may slow mental decline in people with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia, a new study suggests. Better eyesight also improves their quality of li…

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Emergency Surgeries on Weekends Riskier for Kids: Study

by on Jul.11, 2014, under Health and Fitness

FRIDAY, July 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Children who have emergency surgery on weekends are at greater risk for complications and potentially even death than those who have weekday surgeries, according to a new study. However, the Johns Hopkins …

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Overweight osteoarthritis patients have more pain: study

by on Jul.04, 2014, under Health and Fitness

By Krystnell Storr NEW YORK, Reuters Health – Overweight and obese people with arthritis in their knees tend to report more pain than slimmer people with the chronic joint disease, suggests a new study. Past studies have found that heavier peopl…

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C-Section May Raise Odds of Failed Pregnancy Later: Study

by on Jul.01, 2014, under Health and Fitness

TUESDAY, July 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) — A cesarean delivery might put women at a slightly increased risk for ectopic pregnancy and stillbirth in future pregnancies, a new study finds. However, the risk for either complication is still very low, …

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Quitting snus after a heart attack halves death risk: study

by on Jun.26, 2014, under Health and Fitness

By Krystnell Storr NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Heart attack survivors who stop using snus, a Swedish smokeless tobacco, were half as likely to die in the next two years as those who didn't, according to a new study. The survival difference w…

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Fruits, Veggies Not a Magic Bullet for Weight Loss, Study Finds

by on Jun.25, 2014, under Health and Fitness

WEDNESDAY, June 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Eating lots of fruits and vegetables is often recommended as a way to lose weight, but doing so may not help you shed excess pounds, according to researchers. They reviewed data from more than seven stu…

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Public knows little about head and neck cancers: study

by on Jun.13, 2014, under Health and Fitness

By Ronnie Cohen NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Few Americans know the signs and symptoms of head and neck cancers, a new study shows. What's more, only about one in eight is aware that some of the cancers can be linked to human papillomavirus, …

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Yoga May Not Help Ease Asthma, Study Suggests

by on Jun.05, 2014, under Health and Fitness

THURSDAY, June 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Although yoga is believed to boost physical and mental health, it does not seem to help ease symptoms of asthma, a new study finds. Even so, experts from the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immuno…

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Heart Patients Without Artery Plaque Buildup Still Face Risks: Study

by on Jun.04, 2014, under Health and Fitness

WEDNESDAY, June 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) — People who have heart disease without major plaque build-up in their coronary arteries still face a significantly increased risk for heart attack and death, a new study indicates. The condition — called…

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U.S. carbon plan will not reach climate goals: study

by on Jun.04, 2014, under Health and Fitness

A U.S. plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions from power plants is not enough to achieve its goals for limiting climate change, and all nations will need to significantly step up actions to curb warming, a group of scientists said in a report on Wed…

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