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Health News for 09/16/14

September 16, 2014

Blood Test Spots Adult Depression: Study

A new blood test is the first objective scientific way to diagnose major depression in adults, a new study claims.
Obama to Step Up Aid to Fight Ebola in West Africa

On the same day that President Barack Obama was to announce a significant increase in U.S. aid to help combat West Africa's Ebola crisis, the World Health Organization warned Tuesday that the window to contain the deadly virus was closing and infections could start doubling every three weeks.
Nonsurgical Treatments Suggested for Women's Urinary Incontinence

Effective treatment options exist for women with urinary incontinence that don't involve medication or surgery, according to new guidelines from the American College of Physicians.
FDA to Probe Testosterone Therapy Claims, Safety

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is focusing on the "Low T" fad, questioning whether the boom in testosterone replacement therapy is helping or harming the health of aging American males.
Fewer U.S. Teens Using Illegal Drugs and Alcohol, Report Finds

Illegal drug use among teens in the United States is on the decline, according to a new federal report.
Health Highlights: Sept. 16, 2014

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Health Tip: Know Your Risk for Anemia

Anemia occurs when the blood lacks enough red blood cells, often due to poor diet or disease.
Health Tip: Creating a Circuit Training Workout

Circuit training workouts involve moving between a number of cardio and strengthening exercise areas without resting. Proponents say these workouts burn calories quickly and help fight boredom.
Older Patients More Likely to Fill Prescriptions for Generic Statins: Study

Patients prescribed cholesterol-lowering drugs are more likely to fill their prescriptions and gain health benefits if the medications are cheaper generic brands, new research suggests.
Study Ties Multiple Births to Higher Costs, Complications

Births of multiple babies cost more and pose greater risks for complications and death than singleton births, researchers report.
Heart Docs Don't Recommend Routine ECGs for Young Athletes

U.S. heart experts recommend doctors use a 14-point checklist rather than an electrocardiogram (ECG) when evaluating young people for underlying heart disease that could result in sudden cardiac arrest.
Male Pattern Baldness Tied to Prostate Cancer, Study Suggests

Men with male pattern baldness may face a higher risk of developing an aggressive type of prostate cancer than men with no balding, a new study suggests.
Study Sees Differences in Brain Connections of Kids With ADHD

Key connections between brain networks seem to mature more slowly in young people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to a new study.
Blood Pressure Seems to Stay Lower Longer in Fitter Men

Aerobic exercise leading to strong heart fitness can delay a man's onset of age-related high blood pressure by nearly a decade, a new study suggests.
Chest Radiation May Help Fight Some Advanced Lung Cancers: Study

Adding chest radiation to chemotherapy allows some people with small-cell lung cancer to live longer and cuts recurrence rates by nearly 50 percent, European researchers report.
Heart Attack Patients Face Greater Death Risk if Any Treatment Step Missed: Study

People who've had a heart attack are at greater risk of death if even one of nine critical steps in their treatment is missed, according to a new study.

 

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