April 1, 2015
WEDNESDAY, April 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Newborns and young infants in developing nations who have suspected severe bacterial infections can be effectively treated outside a hospital, two new studies suggest.
WEDNESDAY, April 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Patients with localized rectal cancer may achieve similar survival rates by having minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery, instead of more invasive open surgery, a European study finds.
WEDNESDAY, April 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say preliminary tests show that people given a single shot of an experimental Ebola vaccine mounted an immune response to the vaccine.
WEDNESDAY, April 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Drinking too much iced tea might be surprisingly hard on your kidneys, a new case report contends.
WEDNESDAY, April 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A DNA-based blood test appears to be more effective in detecting possible Down syndrome in unborn children than other screening methods for the genetic disorder, researchers say.
WEDNESDAY, April 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When did Elvis die? What's the capital of Mongolia? Nowadays, the answers to nearly all questions are just a Google click away.
WEDNESDAY, April 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Night owls are more likely than early risers to develop diabetes and other health problems, even if they get the same amount of sleep.
WEDNESDAY, April 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly one in five young people suffers from what's called "exploding head syndrome," a new study suggests.
WEDNESDAY, April 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Serious head injuries may lead to premature brain aging, a new British study suggests.
WEDNESDAY, April 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In a study of almost 4 million American military personnel, serving in Iraq or Afghanistan was not associated with suicide risk, a new study finds.
WEDNESDAY, April 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More Americans are surviving childhood cancers than ever before, but many suffer lingering health problems as adults, a new study finds.
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
WEDNESDAY, April 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The health benefits of exercise appear to outweigh the potential harm of air pollution, according to a new study from Denmark.
WEDNESDAY, April 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Almost a quarter of powerful narcotic painkillers that are prescribed for chronic pain are misused, and the rate of addiction among patients hovers near 10 percent, a new review shows.
(HealthDay News) -- A swim in the ocean can be refreshing and great exercise, but it's important to understand the potential dangers of rip currents before you dive in.
(HealthDay News) -- A slow cooker is an easy way to prepare a variety of healthier dishes that are ready for you at the end of a long day.



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