No Significant Change in U.S. Women's Life Expectancy
WEDNESDAY, July 10 (HealthDay News) -- There was no significant
change in life expectancy for women in more than 1,400 counties in
the United States over the last quarter century, while the same was
true for men in 154 counties, a new study finds.
Scientists Examine New Bird Flu's Potential to Spread
WEDNESDAY, July 10 (HealthDay News) -- The new strain of H7N9
bird flu virus has traits that potentially could spark a worldwide
flu outbreak, according to a new laboratory study involving virus
that was found in humans, then given to animals.
U.S. Lagging Other Countries on Many Health Measures
WEDNESDAY, July 10 (HealthDay News) -- Life expectancy has
increased in the United States over the last two decades, but
Americans are also spending more of their lives in poor health, a
sweeping new study finds.
Development of New Diabetes Drug Halted by Maker
WEDNESDAY, July 10 (HealthDay News) -- The development of what
might have become a significant diabetes drug has been halted by
its maker amid concerns that the medication raises the risk for
fractures, kidney problems and heart failure in those taking