Diabetes and the Endocrine System in the News

Autism Care Costs Could Hit $500 Billion by 2025: Study

07/29/2015 - Researchers stress need for research to find better interventions, treatments, to lower future spending

Social Life May Be Key to Suicide Prevention for Women

07/29/2015 - Friendships, activities have protective effect in middle-age, study finds

Scientists Suggest New Way to Predict Lung Cancer Risk

07/29/2015 - They focused on telomere length, discovered association

FDA Approves 'Belly Balloon' Device for Weight Loss

07/29/2015 - Inflated with sterile solution and kept in stomach for no more than 6 months, it makes people feel full

Taking St. John's Wort for Depression Carries Risks: Study

07/29/2015 - Herbal remedy isn't regulated, and can have side effects and serious drug interactions

Health Highlights: July 29, 2015

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Health Tip: After You Finish a Marathon

07/29/2015 - Drink water and eat

Health Tip: Teach Kids to Protect Themselves

07/29/2015 - Smart strategies to lower danger risk

Dialysis Patients May Be Unprepared for Natural Disasters

07/28/2015 - Study notes that after Hurricane Sandy in 2012, fewer than half had detailed medication list available

Jealousy Can Drive Some to Problem Drinking, Study Suggests

07/28/2015 - Researchers say findings could help identify people at risk for alcholism

Doctors Perform First Double Hand Transplant in a Child

07/28/2015 - Boy, 8, lost limbs because of severe infection

Weight at First Pregnancy Linked to Complications Next Time

07/28/2015 - Risk remains even for women who get to a healthy size, researchers say

For Women, No Link Between Kidney Stones, Osteoporosis

07/28/2015 - But one stone increases odds for more, study found

Deaths, Hospital Stays and Costs All Down Among U.S. Seniors

07/28/2015 - Study finds steady improvement among Medicare enrollees from 1999 through 2013

Millions of Americans Reaping Benefits of Affordable Care Act: Study

07/28/2015 - Gains seen in how many adults have medical coverage, a doctor and say they are in better health

Psychiatric Woes Often Drive Euthanasia Requests in Belgium

07/28/2015 - Depression, personality disorders are some reasons people ask to die: study

Heart Disease, Alzheimer's Linked by Common Risk Factors

07/28/2015 - Study finds diabetes, smoking and obesity also affect brain areas tied in memory

Standing All Day at Work? It May Take Toll on Health

07/28/2015 - Experiencing lower-limb muscle fatigue daily may have long-term consequences, study suggests

Health Highlights: July 28, 2015

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Health Tip: Offer Support to Seniors

07/28/2015 - Particularly when they're dealing with loss or change