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January 20, 2015
Health Tip: Risk Factors for Constipation
(HealthDay News) -- Constipation is characterized by difficulty or infrequently passing bowel movements.
Health Tip: Warning Signs of Sinusitis
(HealthDay News) -- Sinusitis, or inflamed sinuses, can be misdiagnosed as a cold or allergy.
Researchers Rethink Inner-City Asthma Theory
TUESDAY, Jan. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study challenges the widely held belief that inner-city children have a higher risk of asthma simply because of where they live.
Study Rates Migraine Medications
TUESDAY, Jan. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The best medications to use if you suffer migraine headaches are listed in a new study.
Therapy Dogs Help Cancer Patients Cope With Tough Treatments
TUESDAY, Jan. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People undergoing chemotherapy and radiation for cancer may get an emotional lift from man's best friend, a new study suggests.
Walking Group a Step Toward Better Health, Researchers Say
MONDAY, Jan. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Joining a walking group may be just what the doctor orders, because research suggests it is one of the best ways to improve your overall health.
Ulcer Bacteria Tied to Lower Multiple Sclerosis Risk in Women
TUESDAY, Jan. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women who harbor the stomach bacteria Helicobacter pylori(or H. pylori) may be less likely to develop multiple sclerosis (MS), a new study suggests.
Could a Drink a Day Lower Your Risk for Heart Failure?
MONDAY, Jan. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Having a drink each day might help lower a middle-aged person's odds for heart failure, a new study reveals.
Use of Male IVF Procedure Doubled in the Past Decade
TUESDAY, Jan. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Although use of an IVF treatment for male infertility, known as intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI), has doubled in the past decade, the procedure is not always associated with better outcomes, according to a new study from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Health Highlights: Jan. 20, 2015
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Early Study Says Stem Cells May Reverse Multiple Sclerosis Disability
TUESDAY, Jan. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A therapy that uses patients' own primitive blood cells may be able to reverse some of the effects of multiple sclerosis, a preliminary study suggests.
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