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Too little sleep may increase the risk of death in people with certain heart disease risk factors, study finds.
Sleep apnea may increase atrial fibrillation risk, new study says
Major, new report on lifestyle habits and breast cancer prevention.
THURSDAY, May 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Mom, it's not all in your head: Dad does respond to toddler daughters and sons differently. Brain scans and random recordings of their times together prove it.
Fathers are not only more attentive to little girls, a new study finds, they're also more accepting of their feelings. Dads sin...
- Carole Tanzer Miller
- May 25, 2017
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THURSDAY, May 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Faulty immune cells may play a role in hair loss, a new study suggests.
In experiments with mice, researchers found that regulatory T-cells ("Tregs") -- a type of immune cell that helps control inflammation -- trigger stem cells in the skin to promote hair growth.
If Tregs are missin...
THURSDAY, May 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Fidget spinners may be the latest must-have kids' toy, but claims that the gizmos help students pay attention aren't backed by science, experts say.
Some retailers market the devices as a way to help kids with anxiety, autism or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) keep themselves c...
THURSDAY, May 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- If your exercise routine isn't producing lower numbers on the scale, consider kicking it up a notch with high-intensity interval training.
The concept is simple: alternate bursts of high-intensity activity with intervals of less strenuous movement.
Doing high-intensity exercise, eve...
- Regina Boyle Wheeler
- May 25, 2017
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THURSDAY, May 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. hospitals differ greatly in how often they move new stroke patients from treatment to comfort or hospice care, researchers report.
Comfort care refers to medical care designed to ease suffering for a patient near death.
"End-of-life and palliative care plays an important role wi...
WEDNESDAY, May 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The Republican-led bill to repeal and replace Obamacare that passed the House this month would result in 23 million Americans losing their health insurance coverage, according to a much-anticipated report released Wednesday.
The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projects that a to...
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