Drugs Like Viagra Linked to Higher Rates of STDs
MONDAY, July 5 (HealthDay News) -- Middle-aged and older men who
take erectile dysfunction drugs such as Viagra are more likely to
have sexually transmitted diseases, a new study of more than 1.4
million men finds.
New Alzheimer's Clues Identified
TUESDAY, July 6 (HealthDay News) -- High concentrations of a
blood plasma protein called clusterin may influence the
development, severity and progression of Alzheimer's disease,
English researchers report.
Later School Start Times May Foster Better Students
MONDAY, July 5 (HealthDay News) -- High school students at a
private school in Rhode Island who started school a half-hour later
in the morning were in better moods, more alert, less depressed and
more likely to actually attend class than before the time change, a
new study shows.
Mental Health Woes Plague 'Cyberbullies' and Their Victims
TUESDAY, July 6 (HealthDay News) -- Teens who "cyberbully"
others via the Internet or cell phones are more likely to suffer
from both physical and psychiatric troubles, and their victims are
at heightened risk, too, a Finnish study finds.
ICU Deaths More Likely on Weekends, Review Reveals
TUESDAY, July 6 (HealthDay News) -- Patients admitted to an
intensive care unit over the weekend may be more likely to die than
those admitted at other times, perhaps because of reduced staffing,
a review of research finds.
Shorter Telomere Length Again Linked to Cancer
TUESDAY, July 6 (HealthDay News) -- People who have white blood
cells with shorter telomeres may be at a higher risk of developing
cancer, especially aggressive cancers that are more likely to kill,
new research suggests.