Digestive System in the News

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

Doctors Perform First Double Hand Transplant in a Child

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

Jealousy Can Drive Some to Problem Drinking, Study Suggests

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

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

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

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

Health Highlights: July 28, 2015

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Health Tip: Protect Your Heart From Stress and Depression

07/28/2015 - Choose a healthier way to cope

Health Tip: Offer Support to Seniors

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

Early Birth Linked to Introversion, Neuroticism in Adult Life

07/27/2015 - Study found people who were very premature at birth were more likely to be socially withdrawn

Expert Panel Recommends Questionnaire to Help Spot Depression

07/27/2015 - Form could be filled out during visit to family doctor, and patient could be referred for follow-up care

Big Swings in Blood Pressure Could Spell Trouble

07/27/2015 - Wide fluctuations between doctor visits tied to raised odds of heart disease, early death, study says

Childhood Stress Might Raise a Woman's Risk for Preterm Birth

07/27/2015 - Canadian study of early trauma and childbirth finds surprising link

Americans Becoming More Accepting of Gays, Lesbians, Study Finds

07/27/2015 - More people are genuinely changing attitudes, and not just bowing to cultural pressures

After Breast Cancer, Many in Appalachia Say No to Lifesaving Drugs

07/27/2015 - Access to care, not insurance, is a key issue, researcher says

Does Facebook Lead Young Women to Dangerous Diets?

07/27/2015 - Risk is highest for those who use social media site to compare themselves to friends, study finds


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