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Monday, September 15, 2008 return to top...

Health Highlights: Sept. 15, 2008
Newer Drugs No Better Than Older Ones for Childhood Schizophrenia
Breast Cancer Vaccine Blasts Some Tumors
Gene Boosts Resistance to Chemo Drug
Most Women With Osteoporosis Unaware of Raised Fracture Risk
Clinical Trials Update: Sept. 15, 2008
Immune System Biomarkers May Predict Early Lung Cancer
Migraine Sufferers Face Greater Blood Clot Risk
Stem Cells Ease Stroke-Like Brain Damage in Mice
Web Site Helps Cancer Patients With Fertility Preservation
Drug Treatment for Osteoporosis Patients Urged
Thumbs Down on Beta Blockers for High Blood Pressure
Diabetics Less Likely to Lose Weight After Gastric Bypass
Prosthetic Ears Boost Hearing After Injury

Sunday, September 14, 2008 return to top...

Health Highlights: Sept. 14, 2008
Safety Gear a Must to Prevent Kids' Sports Injuries
Colon Cancer Oncogene Discovered
Later Use of Clot-Buster After Stroke Possible: Study

Saturday, September 13, 2008 return to top...

Health Highlights: Sept. 13, 2008
Changes in Seniors' Sleep Patterns Need Attention
Too Few People Know Symptoms of Heart Trouble

Friday, September 12, 2008 return to top...

Health Highlights: Sept. 12, 2008
Sleep Apnea May Cause Erectile Dysfunction
Mediterranean Diet Cuts Death From Chronic Diseases
Majority of College Students Report Backpack-Related Pain
Bye, Bye Back Fat?
Clinical Trials Update: Sept. 12, 2008
Palliative Care Programs Could Boost Hospitals' Bottom Line
Gene-Transfer Proves Safe for Vision Problem
Weight-Loss Surgery Weighed as Diabetes Rx
Broad Screening of Blood Clots May Find Cancers Earlier
Broccoli Compound May Help COPD Patients
Ordinary Chores Cause Half of All Eye Injuries
Banning Soft Drinks in Schools Has Small Impact
Sensor Detects Levels of Brain Chemicals

Thursday, September 11, 2008 return to top...

Health Highlights: Sept. 11, 2008
HIV Infection Rate for Young Black Men 'Alarming:' CDC
Compound Could Reduce Heart Attack Damage
9/11's Psychological Scars Slowly Healing
Time Teaches Brain to Recognize Objects
'Abuse-Resistant' Form of OxyContin May Be Near
Bullying Top Concern of Parents With Overweight Child
Clinical Trials Update: Sept. 11, 2008
Imaging Shows Why Injured Brains 'Work Harder'
Spiritual Beliefs Part of Health Care for Some
Natural Childbirth Moms More Attuned to Babies' Cry
An Oral Approach to Heart Disease
Depressed Moms in Violent Homes Twice as Likely to Hit Kids

Wednesday, September 10, 2008 return to top...

Health Highlights: Sept. 10, 2008
Patient-Centered 'Medical Home' Models Lag in Key Areas
Stopping Cancer From Rebounding After Treatment
Chromosome Tests Help Study of Kids' Mental Anomalies
Surgery for Knee Osteoarthritis No Better Than Therapy, Meds
Scratched Surfaces May Trap Bacteria During Food Processing
Teen Brain Might Get Hooked Easier on OxyContin
Clinical Trials Update: Sept. 10, 2008
Erbitux Extends Life for Head and Neck Cancer Patients
Retail Clinics Attracting Those Without Regular Doctors
Tight Blood Sugar Control Helps Diabetics Long-Term
9/11's Health Effects Lingered for Years
Bacterial Infections May Be Overlooked in SIDS Cases
Survival Rates Improve for Kids With Blood Cancers
Special Dyes and Lighting Kill MRSA, Research Shows

Tuesday, September 9, 2008 return to top...

Health Highlights: Sept. 9, 2008
Clinical Trials Update: Sept. 9, 2008
CDC Campaign Targets MRSA Infections
Job Loss Has Long-Term Impact on Social Lives
Study Probes Why Smokers Find It Hard to Quit
Formula Samples Hinder Breast-Feeding Efforts
Med School Diversity May Help Whites Care Better for Minorities
Air Pollution Harms Patients After Heart Attack
Serotonin Transporter Levels May Explain Winter Blues
Colon Cancer Treatments Need Improvements
Blood Pressure Treatment Can Be Used Against Stroke
Lung Cancer Rates Among Nonsmokers Not on the Rise
Heavier People Have Heart Attacks Earlier
Music Therapy Improves Well-Being of Very Ill Patients

Monday, September 8, 2008 return to top...

Health Highlights: Sept. 8, 2008
Painkillers Lower PSA Test Readings
Clinical Trials Update: Sept. 8, 2008
Walking Styles a Quick Cue to Gender
Under-the-Skin Blood Sugar Monitor Boosts Diabetes Control
Brain's Memory Capacity Much Larger Than Believed
Fall Risk Higher in Older Women Who Sleep Less
Kids' Eye Injuries From Golf Clubs Rare But Severe
Vitamin B12 Key to Aging Brain
Buyers Spend More With Non-Cash Purchases
More Sweat Equals Lower Risk of Exercise-Induced Asthma
Vigorous Exercise Aids Those With Obesity-Related Gene
HRT Use Raises Risk of Stomach Trouble
Fewer College Kids Smoking, But Industry Tactics a Threat

Sunday, September 7, 2008 return to top...

Health Highlights: Sept. 7 2008
Once-Weekly Diabetes Drug Boosts Blood Sugar Control
Hurricane Threats: Time to Batten Down the Hatches

Saturday, September 6, 2008 return to top...

Health Highlights: Sept. 6, 2008
2 Techniques Found Effective in Carotid Artery Narrowing
MRIs Don't Improve Breast Cancer Care, Outcome

Friday, September 5, 2008 return to top...

Health Highlights: Sept. 5, 2008
Drug Re-Sensitizes Breast Tumors to Treatment
Think You Are Lead-Free? Check Your Soil
Blacks With Lung Disease Face Increased Cancer Risk
Artery Plaque Rupture Can Occur Without Symptoms
Almost Half of Adults Will Develop Knee Osteoarthritis by 85
FDA to List Drugs Under Review for Safety Issues
Last of Woolly Mammoths Had North American Roots
Obesity Worsens Asthma
Free Drug Samples May End Up Costing More
Chinese Work Sees Through Invisibility Quest
No Place Safe From Allergies
For Even Healthy Men, Alcohol Seems to Lower Heart Attack Risk
Scientists ID 2 New Genes for Bowel Disease in Kids

Thursday, September 4, 2008 return to top...

Health Highlights: Sept. 4, 2008
Clinical Trials Update: Sept. 4, 2008
Scientists Spot New Twist in HIV Infection
Research Unveils Earliest Cell Changes in Down Syndrome
Scientists Discover How Osteoarthritis Destroys Cartilage
Study Dispels Link Between Autism and Measles Vaccine
Non-Hospital Baby Abductions a New Concern
2 Million Cancer Cases Tied to Tobacco Use
Sleep Therapy Restores Brain Function in Insomniacs
Neighborhood Alcohol Outlets Tied to Kids' Injury Risk
Most U.S. Kids Getting Recommended Vaccinations
'Street' Drug Use Down, Rx Drug Abuse Rising: U.S. Report
Even Kids With Known Allergies Can Be Safely Vaccinated
Genetic Mutations Linked to Deadly Cancers
FDA Demands Tougher Warnings on Immunosuppressive Drugs

Wednesday, September 3, 2008 return to top...

Health Highlights: Sept. 3, 2008
Kids' Fever Time Cut Using Ibuprofen First
College Freshmen See Rx Drug Misuse More Risky Than Alcohol, Pot
New Screening Catches More Breast Cancers
New Drug Helps Relieve Gout
Doctors Could Play a Part in Preventing Suicides
Defibrillators Don't Diminish Quality of Life
Clinical Trials Update: Sept. 3, 2008
Height May Boost Prostate Cancer Risk, Study Suggests
Hydrating Kidney Patients With Sodium Bicarb Has Little Effect
Early Weight Gain Might Mean Higher Blood Pressure Later
Drug Given 24 Hours After Stroke Helps Repair Brain Tissue
Cholesterol Drugs Lower Stroke Risk in Older People
Study Links Serum Calcium, Prostate Cancer Death

Tuesday, September 2, 2008 return to top...

Health Highlights: Sept. 2, 2008
Extremely Preemie Babies Prone to Behavior Woes Later On
Breast Cancer Drug Not Tied to Cognitive Decline: Study
Children of Older Fathers at Risk for Bipolar Disorder
3 Questions Can Spot Possible Postpartum Depression
Youth Suicides Continue to Rise in U.S.
Exercise May Help Prevent Age-Related Memory Loss
Kids of Stressed, Low-Income Moms Prone to Weight Problems
Clinical Trials Update: Sept. 2, 2008
Paid Family Leave Program Goes Mostly Unused
Brain's Serotonin May Explain Seasonal Mood Changes
No Definitive Link Seen Between Vytorin and Cancer
Direct-to-Consumer Drug Ads Have Little Effect on Sales: Study

Monday, September 1, 2008 return to top...

Health Highlights: Sept. 1, 2008
Daytime Sleeping Linked to Poor Recovery in Older Patients
Active Video Games Help Kids Exercise
'Bonding Gene' Could Help Men Stay Married
New Type of Stent Appears Safe, Effective
HPV Vaccine Has Higher Allergic Reaction Rate
Secrets of Telomerase Revealed

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