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Health News for 10/01/12

October 01, 2012

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Health Tip: Gear Up for Safe Soccer

Proper technique, protection and training are essential to preventing soccer injuries.
Health Tip: Warm Up Before You Work Out

Warming up before a workout helps prepare your body for exercise, making you less vulnerable to injury.
Researchers Tackle Age-Related Decline in Immune Response

Blocking a single protein might stop the age-related decline of the immune system that reduces people's ability to benefit from vaccinations and leaves them vulnerable to infectious diseases and cancer, a preliminary new study says.
Moderate Drinking May Increase Risk of Heart Rhythm Disorder: Study

For older people with heart disease or advanced diabetes, moderate drinking may increase their risk of a heart rhythm disorder called atrial fibrillation, according to a new study.
New Guidelines for Doctors Treating Low Back Pain

Experts have developed evidence-based guidelines to help doctors manage patients with acute low back pain.
Children Underrepresented in Clinical Drug Trials: Study

Drug studies enrolling adults far outnumber clinical trials involving children, and the scope of research on children is also more limited than it is for adults, new research from Duke University finds.
New Melanoma Treatment Might Delay Cancer Progression

Researchers say they've discovered a two-drug combination that delays treatment resistance in patients with advanced melanoma.
Scientists Probe How Some HIV Patients Resist AIDS

Researchers who discovered an immune system mechanism that seems to provide some people with a natural defense against HIV say their finding could help efforts to develop a vaccine for HIV/AIDS.
U.S. Kids Exposed to 4 Hours of Background TV Daily: Study

Children in the United States are exposed to nearly four hours of background television on average every day, an amount that threatens healthy child development, new research reveals.
Child Abuse Injuries Have Risen, Study Finds

Despite government agency reports suggesting a decrease in child abuse cases, new data show that the number of children hospitalized due to serious abuse-related injuries actually increased slightly from 1997 to 2009.
Novel Drug Approach Shows Promise Against Breast Cancer

Cancer treatment could one day be more effective and less difficult to endure if an experimental breast cancer therapy that offers high-precision targeting of tumors proves successful.
Researchers Discover Gene Defect Linked to Deafness

Researchers who have identified a genetic mutation that causes deafness say that the findings could one day lead to the development of new treatments for those at risk for a certain type of hearing loss.
Health Highlights: Oct. 1, 2012

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