Skin, Hair and Nails in the News

Urine Test for HPV Works Well, Analysis Finds

09/16/2014 - It's a less invasive way to spot virus linked to cervical cancer; may increase screening rates, researchers say

Modern Forensics Provides Clues to Death of Richard III

09/16/2014 - Analysis of skeletal remains sheds light on fatal injuries English king suffered in battle over 500 years ago

Researchers Don't See Long-Term Benefits From Drug for Preemies

09/16/2014 - Magnesium sulfate still useful in short term for helping to reduce risk of cerebral palsy, study says

U.S. Waistlines Keep Growing, With Women Leading the Way

09/16/2014 - Average is nearly 39 inches, CDC researchers find

Most Treatments for Blood Clots Appear Safe, Effective

09/16/2014 - Analysis of studies shows almost all strategies have similar outcomes, Canadian researchers report

Some Benefits of Screening Elderly Women for Breast Cancer Questioned

09/16/2014 - Mammograms for those aged 69 to 75 could result in overtreatment, researchers caution

Combo Therapy Best for COPD: Study

09/16/2014 - Researchers found two-drug regimen cut death, hospitalization rates for the respiratory disease

Deaths From Narcotic Painkillers Quadrupled in Past Decade: CDC

09/16/2014 - Increases highest among whites, and people between 55 and 64

1 in 5 U.S. Men Admits to Violence Against Spouse, Partner

09/16/2014 - Acts include hitting, kicking, biting, choking, threatening with a weapon, survey finds

Targeted Drugs Among Successes Against Cancer, Says New Report

09/16/2014 - But aging population and increasing obesity threaten progress

Movantik Approved for Constipation From Opioids

09/16/2014 - Painkillers frequently cause irregularity

Obama Steps Up Aid to Fight Ebola in West Africa

09/16/2014 - World Health Organization warns threat grows by the day

Blood Test Spots Adult Depression: Study

09/16/2014 - It's as accurate as current methods, but can also confirm recovery, researchers contend

FDA to Probe Testosterone Therapy Claims, Safety

09/16/2014 - Joint committee to consider whether 'Low T' products are overprescribed and whether treatment raises heart risks

Nonsurgical Treatments Suggested for Women's Urinary Incontinence

09/16/2014 - Pelvic muscle exercises, bladder training and weight loss can help, doctors say

Fewer U.S. Teens Using Illegal Drugs and Alcohol, Report Finds

09/16/2014 - Plus, teen tobacco use fell to new low in 2013, government statistics show

Health Highlights: Sept. 16, 2014

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Health Tip: Know Your Risk for Anemia

09/16/2014 - Low-iron diet may be to blame

Health Tip: Creating a Circuit Training Workout

09/16/2014 - Burn calories and minimize boredom

Older Patients More Likely to Fill Prescriptions for Generic Statins: Study

09/15/2014 - Higher use of cheaper types of cholesterol-lowering drugs led to a lower risk of heart problems


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