A Deadly New Reason to Avoid Deer Ticks
WEDNESDAY, July 6 (HealthDay News) -- Move over, Lyme disease:
Another tick-borne illness is on the rise in various parts of the
country, and this one can kill.
Men May Have Better 'Cocktail Party' Hearing
WEDNESDAY, July 6 (HealthDay News) -- Men are better than women
at determining the location of a sound in a noisy setting, a talent
that may have developed through evolution, researchers say.
Prior Depression Can Leave People Sensitive to Life's Woes
WEDNESDAY, July 6 (HealthDay News) -- People who experience
serious adversity early in life and those who've had prior episodes
of depression become more easily depressed than others when
confronted with relatively minor misfortunes, researchers say.
U.S. Database of Breast Cancer Treatment May Be Inaccurate
WEDNESDAY, July 6 (HealthDay News) -- An estimated 20 percent of
breast cancer patients in the United States who receive radiation
after they undergo breast-conserving surgery may not have their
radiation treatments recorded in a federal database, a new study
New Combo Therapy May Prevent TB, Save Lives in People With HIV
WEDNESDAY, July 6 (HealthDay News) -- Simpler and shorter
treatment with antibiotic drugs could help prevent full-blown
tuberculosis in millions of people worldwide infected with the
bacterium that causes TB, especially those also infected with HIV,
Binge Eating May Be a High All Its Own
WEDNESDAY, July 6 (HealthDay News) -- The next time you indulge
in a juicy steak or a hot fudge sundae, consider this: The high you
get from eating all that fat may be related to the one you might
feel if you smoked marijuana.
Study Finds Heart Failure Drug Ineffective
WEDNESDAY, July 6 (HealthDay News) -- The heart failure drug
Natrecor (nesiritide) is ineffective and linked to increased rates
of potentially dangerous low blood pressure, a new study finds.
Fewer U.S. Teens Having Babies, Binge Drinking: Report
WEDNESDAY, July 6 (HealthDay News) -- A new government report on
the health and well-being of America's children brings forth some
good news: Fewer teens are having babies or engaging in binge
drinking, preterm birth rates are dropping and deaths from injury