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Health News for 10/09/13

October 09, 2013

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Health Tip: Worried About Excessive Sweating?

Excessive sweating, medically called hyperhidrosis, usually affects any combination of the underarms, palms, soles or groin.
Health Tip: Operate a Slow Cooker Safely

A slow cooker is a handy tool that can cook all day long so you can enjoy a healthy meal without a lot of preparation.
Chronic Exposure to Airplane Noise Might Harm the Heart: Study

People who put up with the constant roar of aircraft overhead may be at higher risk for heart disease, two new studies suggest.
Early Puberty Tied to Higher Odds of Substance Use in Teens: Survey

Teens who began puberty at an early age are more likely to experiment with cigarettes, alcohol and marijuana, researchers report.
Efforts to Improve Intensive-Care Outcomes Produce Mixed Results

Three different efforts to improve outcomes among patients in intensive-care units have produced mixed results.
Controversial Treatment May Not Help MS Patients

A theory claiming that multiple sclerosis (MS) is caused by the narrowing of veins in the neck appears to be unfounded, Canadian researchers report.
Do Breast Implants Boost Women's Sex Lives?

Women who got breast implants said the surgery spiced up their sex lives, a small, preliminary study found.
Health Highlights: Oct. 9, 2013

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
State-Run Health Exchanges Off to Smoother Start: Report

Unlike the highly publicized problems that have plagued the federal health exchange website created to help Americans register for insurance coverage, many state-run exchanges are operating well, according to published reports.
Adempas Approved to Treat Pulmonary Hypertension

Adempas (riociguat) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat two types of pulmonary hypertension, characterized by high blood pressure in the arteries of the lungs.

 

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