ARCHIVE: April 2019

Depression Plus HIV Can Turn Deadly

THURSDAY, April 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- When it coincides with HIV, depression appears associated with an increased risk of death, a new study says. Researchers analyzed data from the U.S....

Is Beauty In Your DNA?

THURSDAY, April 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder, but it might also be tucked away in a handful of genes. Using genetic information on nearly 4,400 white adults,...

Exercise Key to Staying Slim After Weight Loss: Study

THURSDAY, April 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- If you've lost a bunch of weight and want to keep those pounds from piling back on, you'll need to make regular physical activity a part of your life....

Gender Pay Gap Significant Among Infertility Doctors

THURSDAY, April 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- In the medical world of baby-making, males rule. A new study finds that female obstetrician-gynecologists who specialize in reproductive endocrinology and...

Simple CPR Doubles Survival Odds

THURSDAY, April 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- If a few minutes of your time could save a person's life, would you do it? In a new study, researchers found that any type of bystander CPR -- including...

How to Make Perfectly Juicy Chicken

THURSDAY, April 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Tired of dried-out chicken? Here's how to pick and cook the perfect skinless breast. Chicken is a lean, versatile protein high in several essential B...

AHA News: Surgery Like Jagger: Doctors Explain Heart Valve...

WEDNESDAY, April 3, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Rolling Stones fans were concerned by the news Mick Jagger needs a new heart valve. But they'll be happy to know that these days most...

Is It Heartburn or Something Else?

THURSDAY, April 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- With so many heartburn medications available over the counter, it might be surprising to learn that heartburn itself isn't a health condition, but rather a...

So You've Had Weight-Loss Surgery. Now What?

THURSDAY, April 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Eating habits and physical activity have a greater impact on weight-loss surgery's long-term success than measures like counting calories, a new study...

Unhealthy Diets May Be World's Biggest Killer

WEDNESDAY, April 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Bad diets are shortening lives worldwide -- killing more people globally than either smoking or high blood pressure, a large, new research suggests. The...

High Insulin Costs Come Under Fire on Capitol Hill

WEDNESDAY, April 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- For many Americans, the cost of lifesaving insulin is simply too high, leading as many as one in four to ration the drug, experts testifying before the...

Is That Medication Safe When Breastfeeding?

WEDNESDAY, April 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Far too little is known about the safety of medication use during breastfeeding -- and it's time to get some answers, experts say. It's a critical gap,...

Medical Lessons Learned From the Thai Soccer Team Cave Rescue

WEDNESDAY, April 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- For weeks last summer, the world was riveted by frantic efforts to find and rescue a soccer team of 12 Thai boys, along with their coach, who'd become...

Lungs, Hearts Infected With Hepatitis C Still OK for Transplant

WEDNESDAY, April 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Patients in dire need of an organ transplant can safely receive a new heart or lung from donors who have hepatitis C, a new clinical trial has shown. By...

Aeromed: 30 years of saving lives in the sky

Thirty years ago this week, the men and women of Tampa General Hospital’s Aeromed began flying helicopters and saving lives. They have been speeding though the skies ever since. But they’re not...

What Matters Most to Online Daters?

WEDNESDAY, April 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to online love, it may really be about location, location, location. In a new study, researchers used a state-of-the-art algorithm to...

Want to Stop Smoking? Gums, Patches, Sprays or Counseling May...

WEDNESDAY, April 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Many Americans who want to quit smoking aren't sure how, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says. Tobacco use is the nation's leading preventable...

When Using Moisturizers With Sunscreen, Don't Miss Around...

WEDNESDAY, April 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Even though many moisturizers now contain sunscreens, people may not put them on their faces as carefully as they do sunscreen lotions, new research...

Kindness: 12 Minutes to a Better Mood

WEDNESDAY, April 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- A sure-fire antidote to the blues is to focus on others, a new study suggests. "Walking around and offering kindness to others in the world reduces...

FDA Reports Cases of Seizures Among Young Vapers

WEDNESDAY, April 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned on Tuesday that there have been reports of teens experiencing seizures after they vape. "Seizures or...

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