Men Who Are Obese While Young Can Pay a Price Later
MONDAY, April 29 (HealthDay News) -- Men who are obese in their
early 20s have a significantly increased risk of dying or of having
serious health problems such as diabetes and heart disease by the
time they reach age 55, a new long-term study indicates.
Many Stroke Patients Don't Call 911, Study Finds
TUESDAY, April 30 (HealthDay News) -- More than one-third of
people having a stroke don't call 911, even though that's the
fastest route to potentially lifesaving treatment, a new study
Paralyzed Patient Moves Prosthetic Arm With Her Mind
TUESDAY, April 30 (HealthDay News) -- It sounds like science
fiction, but researchers are gaining ground in developing
mind-controlled robotic arms that could give people with paralysis
or amputated limbs more independence.
Study Debunks Lyme Disease-Autism Link
TUESDAY, April 30 (HealthDay News) -- A new study failed to find
any evidence to back up a suggested association between Lyme
disease and autism spectrum disorders.
Girls May Need Fewer Gardasil Shots, Study Suggests
TUESDAY, April 30 (HealthDay News) -- Preteen girls may get the
same immune response against human papillomavirus (HPV) with two
doses of vaccine as young women get with the full three-shot
series, a new study suggests.
Kcentra Approved to Stop Severe Bleeding in Heart Patients
TUESDAY, April 30 (HealthDay News) -- Kcentra (prothrombin
complex concentrate, human) has been approved by the U.S. Food and
Drug Administration to treat severe acute bleeding in adults after
administration of the anti-clotting drug warfarin and similar