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High intake of grilled or smoked meats may increase mortality risk among breast cancer patients, study finds.
MONDAY, Jan. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- For beleaguered parents desperate to soothe a colicky baby, Swedish researchers have a novel suggestion -- acupuncture.
After two weeks of treatment, about two-thirds of babies given acupuncture no longer had colic compared to just over a third of infants who didn't have the needle treatment, ...
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- January 16, 2017
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MONDAY, Jan. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Gay and bisexual men taking antiretroviral drugs to treat HIV infection may be at increased risk for syphilis, new research contends.
Based on a review of available evidence, the investigators concluded that the drugs may boost susceptibility to the bacterium that causes syphilis, although the ...
MONDAY, Jan. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Being a secret agent is risky enough without adding cigarette smoking to the mix. So it's good news that James Bond seems to have kicked the health-harming habit about 15 years ago, a new study says.
Still, since 1962, there's only been one James Bond movie that hasn't shown people smoking, acc...
MONDAY, Jan. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Two leading medical organizations are recommending a less aggressive target for the treatment of high blood pressure in adults 60 and older who are otherwise healthy.
Traditionally, the threshold for high blood pressure has been set at 140 mmHg systolic blood pressure (the top number in a readi...
MONDAY, Jan. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The first time she tried scuba diving, Vinisha Ranna felt a squeezing sensation in her teeth.
That experience led to a study that concluded divers often encounter dental problems underwater. Potentially, these problems include pain in the teeth, jaw and gums; loose crowns; and broken fillings, ...
MONDAY, Jan. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A type of potentially deadly drug-resistant bacteria is more widespread in U.S. hospitals than previously thought and needs to be more closely monitored, a new study suggests.
Researchers checked for cases of illness caused by carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) in a sample of ...
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