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Health News for 01/27/15

January 27, 2015

Female Hormone Disorder Linked to Numerous Health Conditions

Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are at increased risk for a number of serious health problems, new research suggests.
Student Loans Take Emotional Toll on Young Adults

Student loan debt is a major cause of stress for young adults, a new study finds.
Ebola Threat Diminishing in West Africa, Officials Say

West Africa's Ebola epidemic has slowed significantly, but health officials are hesitant to say the lethal virus is no longer a threat.
Concussions Linked to Memory Loss in Study of Retired NFL Players

Concussions may damage areas of the brain related to memory in National Football League players. And that damage might linger long after the players leave the sport, according to a small study.
MRI Improves Prostate Cancer Biopsy Accuracy, Study Finds

Prostate biopsies that combine MRI technology with ultrasound appear to give men better information regarding the seriousness of their cancer, a new study suggests.
Daily Drinking May Raise Risk of Liver Cirrhosis, Study Warns

Daily drinking increases the risk of alcohol-related liver cirrhosis, a new study found.
Blood Transfusions During Heart Surgery May Up Pneumonia Risk

Receiving a blood transfusion during heart bypass surgery may raise a patient's risk of pneumonia, researchers report.
Prostate Cancer Patients Who Smoke Fare Worse, Study Finds

Smoking doubles the chances that a prostate cancer patient will see his disease spread and that he will eventually die from his illness, a new study finds.
A Son's Struggles and Triumphs After Premature Birth

Elise Jackson remembers very clearly the day her son was born: It was May 8, 2002, and Elijah had arrived 15 weeks before his due date.
Health Highlights: Jan. 27, 2015

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Health Tip: Dealing With Nighttime Accidents

Bedwetting is common among children who are learning to use the potty. Experts say it's important for parents to handle accidents carefully, without embarrassing the child.
Health Tip: Help Prevent Urinary Tract Infections Among Children

There are things parents can do to help prevent urinary tract infections among children.
Don't Become a Blizzard Casualty

The blizzard conditions and frigid cold blanketing the U.S. Northeast pose numerous health threats, a doctor warns.
Many Breast Cancer Patients Lack Info on Their Cancer

Many women with breast cancer lack basic knowledge about their disease, such as their cancer stage and other characteristics, according to a new study.
FDA OKs First Generic Version of Heartburn Drug Nexium

The first generic version of the heartburn drug Nexium (esomeprazole) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Generic Form of Nexium Approved

The first generic version of the heartburn drug Nexium (esomeprazole) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Prolonged High Cholesterol in Middle Age Raises Heart Risk Later: Study

Many folks in their 30s and 40s chow down on burgers, fried chicken and other fatty foods without fear, figuring they have years before they need to worry about their cholesterol levels.
Insomnia Linked to High Blood Pressure in Study

People with chronic insomnia may be at increased risk for high blood pressure, a new study from China suggests.

 

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