Boston's Subways Packed With Germs
TUESDAY, June 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Boston's subway system is swarming with microbes, and while that might send a shiver down your spine, the study's authors said that most of these bugs are harmless and won't make you sick.
Sudden Heart Death More Common in Male Minority Athletes
TUESDAY, June 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- It's always surprising and heartbreaking to hear about a young athlete dying suddenly. Now a new study finds that in many of these cases, an underlying heart problem was already present.
Doctors Swamped by 'E-Medicine' Demands
TUESDAY, June 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors say they're
drowning in electronic paperwork, feeling burned out and
dissatisfied with their jobs thanks to countless hours spent
filling out computerized medical forms, researchers report.
Epclusa Approved for Chronic Hepatitis C
TUESDAY, June 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The combination drug
Epclusa has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration
to treat the six major strains of chronic hepatitis C virus
Old Drug Boosts Brain's Memory Centers
TUESDAY, June 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A long-used drug
called methylene blue may rev up activity in brain regions involved
in short-term memory and attention, a small study suggests.
Walking: The Cheap, Easy Workout
MONDAY, June 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Walking is a simple
and inexpensive exercise that has been shown to offer numerous
benefits for bones, muscles and joints.