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Wednesday, October 31, 2007 return to top...

Health Highlights: Oct. 31, 2007
Brain MRIs Find Hidden Neurological Problems
Cat's Genome Map Purrfected
Chemo Drug Improves Stomach Cancer Survival for Japanese Patients
Obesity Linked to Increased Cancer Risk
Better Prostate Cancer Survival for Men Taking Statins
Right Dose of Pot Can Ease Pain
Scientists Spot Brain Center for 'Out-of-Body' Experience
Stem Cells Restore Memory in Mice
Clinical Trials Update: Oct. 31, 2007
Little Evidence Silicone Breast Implants Harm Health

Tuesday, October 30, 2007 return to top...

Health Highlights: Oct. 30, 2007
Clinical Trials Update: Oct. 30, 2007
Too Much TV Can Raise Kids' Blood Pressure
High Dose Radiation for Prostate Cancer Won't Raise Sexual Dysfunction
Vitamin D Won't Help Prevent Most Cancers
Almost 2 Million U.S. Vets Lack Health Insurance
AIDS Stopped in Haiti Before U.S.
New Drug Promising Against Tough-to-Treat Kidney Cancer
Younger Veterans at Greater Suicide Risk
Quality of Life Predicts Lung Cancer Survival
Virus Shows Some Cancer-Killing Abilities
Most Americans Have Poor 'Eye-Q'

Monday, October 29, 2007 return to top...

Health Highlights: Oct. 29, 2007
U.S. Docs Taught Little About Wartime Ethics
Rheumatoid Arthritis Death Rate Unchanged
Prostate Cancer Radiotherapy Won't Affect Sexual Function
Defibrillator Use Urged to Save Children's Lives
Zinc Helps Elderly Ward Off Pneumonia
Fetal Surgery Saves Baby After Early 'Water Break'
Pediatricians' Group Issues New Autism Guidelines
Study Supports Controversial Heart Failure Drug
Clinical Trials Update: Oct. 29, 2007
Smoking Does Not Worsen Breast Cancer
Certain Seizure Patients Need Emergency CT Scan

Sunday, October 28, 2007 return to top...

Health Highlights: Oct. 28, 2007
Fact Sheet Explains Cleaners, Disinfectants
New Guidelines Should Improve Ovarian Cancer Detection

Saturday, October 27, 2007 return to top...

Health Highlights: Oct. 27, 2007
Stay Ahead of Head Injuries

Friday, October 26, 2007 return to top...

Health Highlights: Oct. 26, 2007
Precancerous Lesions Raise Cervical Cancer Risk
Some Female Athletes Risking Weaker Bones
Exercise Helps Overweight Youngsters Learn
Survey Finds Many Women Misinformed About Cancer
Natural Protein May Hurt Vision
A Happy Halloween Means Safety First
Clinical Trials Update: Oct. 26, 2007
Older Women Gain From Good Post-Fracture Care
Drug Lessens Heart Attack Injury

Thursday, October 25, 2007 return to top...

Health Highlights: Oct. 25, 2007
Broccoli May Help Fight Skin Cancer
Clinical Trials Update: Oct. 25, 2007
Brain's 'Reward Chemical' May Help Spur Obesity
Cell Insights Could Bring Better Drugs
Lung Bypass Could Fight Emphysema
Hysterectomy May Boost Incontinence Risk
Blood Pressure Drug Might Work Against Alzheimer's
FDA to Review Clotting Drug After Trial Suggests Death Risk
Hospital Romance May Largely Be Fiction
Worm Study Points to Sexuality's Origins
Brain Region Tied to Amphetamine Addiction
Meningitis Shot Available, Effective Year-Round
Most Asthmatics Don't Have Illness Under Control

Wednesday, October 24, 2007 return to top...

U.S. Advisers OK Nasal Spray Flu Vaccine for Young Children
Obesity Can Hurt Kids' Hearts
Body's Clock Never Adjusts to Daylight Savings Time
Scientists Spot Eye Development 'Switch'
Inhaler Eased Lung Problems in 9/11 Workers
Drink or Two a Day May Help Lungs
Clinical Trials Update: Oct. 24, 2007
Smoking Dulls Taste for Sweets
Experts Sound Off on Workout Grunting
Surgery Can Cut Sleep Apnea
Doctor-Patient Bond Frays After Medical Mistake
Three Chemo Drugs Better Than Two for Advanced Head/Neck Cancers

Tuesday, October 23, 2007 return to top...

Health Highlights: Oct. 23, 2007
Clinical Trials Update: Oct. 23, 2007
Physical Therapy Shortens ICU Stay
Dementia in More Educated Hits Later But Harder
Many at Risk for HIV Not Being Tested
Female Blood Donor Concern May Be Unfounded
Drug Company-Funded Asthma Drug Studies More Positive
More Dollars Don't Boost Lung Cancer Survival
Uncontrolled Asthma Leads to Missed School, Work
Marital Stress Linked to Heart Disease
Light-Based Device Spots Sleep Apnea

Monday, October 22, 2007 return to top...

Health Highlights: Oct. 22, 2007
Clinical Trials Update: Oct. 22, 2007
Most Elderly Don't Get Good Medical Care: Study
Emotional State Doesn't Affect Cancer Survival
Sleepless Nights Make for Grumpier Brains
Saving Millions of Children's Lives Is Possible
Blood Test Catches Secret Smokers
Study Shows How Exercise Helps Women's Hearts
Overweight Now a Global Problem
Weight Gain Increases Breast Cancer Risk: Study
More Women Choosing 'Preventive' Double Mastectomy
Crib Bumper Pads Too Risky for Baby
Whole Grains Do a Heart Good

Sunday, October 21, 2007 return to top...

Health Highlights: Oct. 21, 2007
Best Breast-Cancer Care Eludes Older Women
Eye on Safety Makes Halloween Less Scary

Saturday, October 20, 2007 return to top...

Health Highlights: Oct. 20, 2007
Fall Time Change Could Be Boon for Sleep

Friday, October 19, 2007 return to top...

Health Highlights: Oct. 19, 2007
Two-Drug Combo Fights Brain Tumors
Drug-Resistant Staph Infections Reaching Epidemic Levels in Some Parts of U.S.
Clinical Trials Update: Oct. 19, 2007
Secondhand Smoke Hurts Kids' Grades
FDA Panel Recommends Ban on Cold Medicines for Kids
Scientists Build a Better Petri Dish
Video 'Pill' Spots Hidden Crohn's Disease
Childlessness Bothers Men More Than Women
Simpler Anemia Treatment May Help Kidney Patients
Protein Gives Clues to Pancreatic Cancer
U.S. Schools Getting Better at Boosting Kids' Health

Thursday, October 18, 2007 return to top...

Health Highlights: Oct. 18, 2007
Pre-Workout Stretching Won't Prevent Sore Muscles
Clinical Trials Update: Oct. 18, 2007
Value of Most Post-Traumatic Stress Treatments 'Uncertain'
Malaria Vaccine Shows Promise
New Drug Eases Asthma Symptoms
Reflux Can Precipitate Chest Pain, Cough
Hepatitis A Vaccine Best Bet to Treat Virus
FDA Panel Weighs Ban on Kids' Cold Medicines
Chronic Reflux Often Leads to Sleepless Nights
Study Reveals E.Coli's Grip on Gut
Vulnerability to Stress Linked to Brain Molecule
Tooth Troubles Could Raise Dementia Risk

Wednesday, October 17, 2007 return to top...

Health Highlights: Oct. 17, 2007
Clinical Trials Update: Oct. 17, 2007
Insomniac Fish May Help Sleepless People
Gene Mutation Key to Infertility in Male Mice
Shoe Insoles No Rx for Back Pain: Study
Genes Might Help Drive Overeating
Antiviral Won't Improve Bell's Palsy Outcome
HPV Test Bests Pap Smear in Studies
Oral Thermometers Can't Assess Exercise Heat Stroke
U.S. Women's Health Care Still Falls Short: Report
Water Workouts Work for Arthritis Patients
Acupuncture Cuts Need for Post-Op Painkillers
Global Gene Map Clears New Milestone

Tuesday, October 16, 2007 return to top...

Health Highlights: Oct. 16, 2007
Clinical Trials Update: Oct. 16, 2007
Raw Seafood Poses Digestive Risks
Lamotrigine May Reduce Epilepsy Seizures
Initial Colonoscopy Key to Cancer Detection
Researchers ID New Gene Linked to Lung Cancer
Angioplasty Equals Bypass Surgery for Heart Patients: Study
Ear Infections Linked to Drug-Resistant 'Superbug'
Chronic GI Troubles Keep Workers Off the Job
U.S. Medical Schools, Drug Makers Share Strong Ties
Drug-Resistant Staph a Widespread Threat
Garlic May Ward Off Heart Woes

Monday, October 15, 2007 return to top...

Health Highlights: Oct. 15, 2007
Psychiatric Woes Can Postpone Weight-Loss Surgery
Many Patients Don't Report Use of OTC Pain Drugs
Clinical Trials Update: Oct. 15, 2007
Defib Wire Warning Shouldn't Worry Most Users: Experts
U.S. Cancer Death Rate Continues to Fall
America's Top Hospitals Are Real Lifesavers
Nicotine, Chili Peppers Offer Post-Surgery Pain Relief
Anti-Convulsant Aids Knee-Replacement Patients
Studies Examine Life After Weight-Loss Surgery
Eye Scan May Help Diagnose, Treat MS
Blood Test Might Spot Alzheimer's Early

Sunday, October 14, 2007 return to top...

Health Highlights: Oct. 14, 2007
Chest Compressions Key to Revised CPR Guidelines
U.S. Unveils Database of Genetic, Clinical Research

Saturday, October 13, 2007 return to top...

Health Highlights: Oct. 13, 2007
Morphine Painkillers Won't Impair Driving

Friday, October 12, 2007 return to top...

Health Highlights: Oct. 12, 2007
Clinical Trials Update: Oct. 12, 2007
Experts Offer Answers on Colonoscopy Options
Abortion Numbers Fall Worldwide
Antidepressants Boost GI Bleeding Risk
Breast Cancer Radiation Won't Hurt Immune Health
Anti-Cholesterol Drugs Help Prevent Lung Decline
Familial MS May Be More Destructive
Home Spray Cleaners Could Raise Asthma Risk
Sleep Apnea Can Trouble Kids, Too
Technology Advance Could Help Paralyzed
Chocolate Lovers May Be Hard-Wired That Way
Sleep Apnea Treatment Helps Stave Off Heart Disease

Thursday, October 11, 2007 return to top...

Health Highlights: Oct. 11, 2007
Immune Proteins Warn of Early Lung Cancer
AIDS Drugs May Protect Brain
Long-Life Gene Might Help Lower Cholesterol
Meditation a Quick Fix for Stress
Scientists Spot Eyes' Motion Sensors
Drug Makers Withdraw Cough, Cold Meds for Infants
Chronic Illness Often a Taboo Subject: Survey
Lettuce's Roots Lure Salmonella
Concerns Rise Over U.S. Food Safety
Clinical Trials Update: Oct. 11, 2007
Obesity Boosts Esophageal Cancer Risk

Wednesday, October 10, 2007 return to top...

Health Highlights: Oct. 10, 2007
Clinical Trials Update: Oct. 10, 2007
U.S. Kids Not Getting Needed Health Care
Statin Benefits Persist After Treatment Stops
Low Lead Exposures Can Hurt Kidneys
Antibody Helps Repair MS Nerve Damage
Tea Helps Toughen Older Women's Hips
Early Bacterial Infection May Boost Asthma Risk
Hypertension Triples Women's Diabetes Risk
Drug a New Weapon Against One Form of Breast Cancer
Study Probes Difference Between Embryonic, Adult Stem Cells
Thyroid Test Won't Help Pregnant Mom, Baby
Pricey Running Shoes Not Worth It: Study

Tuesday, October 9, 2007 return to top...

Health Highlights: Oct. 9, 2007
Medicaid Managed Care Seems to Fall Short
Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Linked to Heart Risks
Epilepsy Drug Holds Promise as Treatment for Alcoholism
Speedy 'Mini-Stroke' Care Pays Off
Molecule Promising Against Huntington's Disease
Pneumonia Shot Can Save Lives
More Fiber, Less Fat Help Prevent Ovarian Cancer
Maintenance Treatment Helps Kids Keep Weight Off
Stressful Jobs Hard on the Heart
Many U.S. Hispanics Struggle With Health Care System
3 New Lung Cancer Genes Identified
Clinical Trials Update: Oct. 9, 2007

Monday, October 8, 2007 return to top...

Health Highlights: Oct. 8, 2007
Medicare Changes Didn't Alter Cancer Care
Intervening in Preschool Years Can Prevent Juvenile Delinquency
Human Urine Safe, Productive Fertilizer
Inflammatory Substance May Boost Eye Trouble
Studies Probe Weaknesses in Donated Blood
Black Women Get Less Breast Cancer Treatment
Surgery Best Bet for Prostate Cancer Survival
Family Infighting Hurts the Heart
Parkinson's Linked to Risk of Alzheimer's
Woman's Hips Might Indicate Daughter's Breast Cancer Risk
Serious Injury Rare With Police Tasers
Clinical Trials Update: Oct. 8, 2007

Sunday, October 7, 2007 return to top...

Health Highlights: Oct. 7, 2007
Prostate Cancer Survival Varies by Season
PSA Testing Still Valuable for Prostate Cancer

Saturday, October 6, 2007 return to top...

Health Highlights: Oct. 6, 2007
As Sunlight Fades, Look Out for SAD

Friday, October 5, 2007 return to top...

Health Highlights: Oct. 5, 2007
Primitive Plants Have Complex Sex Life
Mouse Study Gives Clues to Colitis
Thalidomide Improves Outcomes for Older Myeloma Patients
Clinical Trials Update: Oct. 5, 2007
'69 New York Jets Continue Their Winning Ways
No Link Between Amateur Boxing, Long-Term Brain Damage
Study Rates Heart Health of Popular Diet Plans
Fish Safe for Pregnant Women to Eat
Erectile Dysfunction: A Harbinger of Heart Trouble
New Kidney Disease Can Be Fatal
Heart-Healthy Workouts Help Knees, Too
Daytime, Nighttime Blood Pressure Both Important

Thursday, October 4, 2007 return to top...

Health Highlights: Oct. 4, 2007
Clinical Trials Update: Oct. 4, 2007
Gene-Based Screen Spots Cervical Cancer Earlier
Cardiac Artery Trouble Boosts Family Heart Risk
Lyme Disease Relapse Often a New Infection
Randy Jackson Takes Aim at Diabetes
Surge in U.S. Cases of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
Hormone May Play Key Part in Creating Memories
FDA Struggles to Keep Pace With Requests for Generics
Largest Study of U.S. Children Readies for Launch
Genes Give Clues to Newborn Lung Disease
Key Viral Change Could Help Bird Flu Spread

Wednesday, October 3, 2007 return to top...

Health Highlights: Oct. 3, 2007
Medical, Behavioral Woes Can Drive Dogs to Bite
Congress Starts Hearings on FDA's Control of Tobacco
Drug Combo Blocks Pain Without Impairing Movement
Alzheimer's Drug Won't Ease Patients' Agitation
Study Finds Benefits With Drug-Coated Stents
Clinical Trials Update: Oct. 3, 2007
Type of ICU Influences Lung Injury Survival
'Virtual' Colonoscopy an Effective Option: Study
Flu Vaccine Does Protect Older People
Rat Study Gets at Root of Nicotine Addiction
Assisted Suicide Won't Up Deaths for Vulnerable Groups: Study
Gene Tests Match Up Lung Tumors, Best Treatment

Tuesday, October 2, 2007 return to top...

Health Highlights: Oct. 2, 2007
Toy Blocks Might Boost Toddlers' Language Skills
Drug Combo Helps Fight Marfan Syndrome
Women Less Likely to Get Heart Defibrillators
Low Doses of Red Wine Chemical May Fight Diabetes
Experts Issue Guidelines on Treating Low Back Pain
Study Supports Change to Prostate Cancer Biopsy
Most Homeless Youth Lack Health Insurance
Doctors' Groups Offer ADHD Guide for Parents
Panic Attacks May Hike Heart Disease Risk in Women
Obesity Driving Rising U.S. Health Costs
Clinical Trials Update: Oct. 2, 2007
Almost a Third of U.S. Kids Use Supplements

Monday, October 1, 2007 return to top...

Health Highlights: Oct. 1, 2007
Mom's Low Cholesterol Tied to Preemie Births
Drug Plus Psychotherapy Best Treatment for Depressed Teens
Conscientious People Less Prone to Alzheimer's
Coronary Disease Might Toughen Up Heart
Ozone Breaks Down Lungs' Defenses
Medicare Offers Smallest Rise in Premiums in 6 Years
Antibiotic Shows Promise as Stroke Treatment
Breast-Feeding Doesn't Contribute to Cavities
Clinical Trials Update: Oct. 1, 2007
First Puff Can Turn Kids Into Smokers: Study
Kids' TV Viewing Tied to Behavioral Problems

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