Mothers of Kids With Severe Birth Defects May Have Shorter Lives: Study
TUESDAY, Dec. 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A mother raising a
child with a major birth defect may face a higher risk of dying
early compared with a mother whose child doesn't have a birth
defect, Danish research suggests.
Drug Overdose Deaths Climb Dramatically in U.S.
TUESDAY, Dec. 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Drug overdose deaths
continue to surge in the United States, with most fatalities linked
to the illicit use of prescription painkillers, new government
Anti-Aging Process Rejuvenates Lab Mice: Study
FRIDAY, Dec. 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- In what sounds like a
sci-fi movie come true, researchers say they used gene manipulation
to counter aging in mice.
The Happy Get Lucky in Their Older Years
TUESDAY, Dec. 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- "Don't worry, be
happy" is not only a motto for enjoying life, it might actually
help older folks live longer, researchers report.
Where You Live May Determine How You Die
TUESDAY, Dec. 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People along the
southern stretch of the Mississippi River are more likely to die
from heart problems than anywhere else in the United States.
Emergency Surgery Riskier for Kids in Poorer Countries
TUESDAY, Dec. 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Children in poorer
countries are much more likely to die after emergency abdominal
surgery than those in wealthy nations, a new study finds.
Test Predicting Alzheimer's Would Be Welcome, Survey Finds
TUESDAY, Dec. 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- If a test could tell
them they were going to develop Alzheimer's disease, most American
seniors would take it, a new study finds.
Beta Blockers May Not Be Best Heart Drugs for Dementia Patients
MONDAY, Dec. 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Beta blocker drugs are
often the go-to medication for people who've survived a heart
Whether Statins Cut Alzheimer's Risk May Depend on Gender, Race
MONDAY, Dec. 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Could
cholesterol-fighting statins fend off Alzheimer's disease?
Was Football Safer Back in the Day?
MONDAY, Dec. 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- In a finding that
suggests football used to be a less dangerous sport, a small study
shows that men who played in high school in the 1950s and 1960s may
not be at increased risk for dementia or memory problems.