Internet May Help Seniors Avoid Depression
THURSDAY, April 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A basic communication tool like email can help isolated older people combat loneliness and depression, a new study suggests.
Frozen as Good as Fresh for Fecal Transplants for Diarrhea: Study
THURSDAY, April 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Using frozen material for fecal transplants is as effective as fresh material in curing people with chronic diarrhea caused by recurrent infection with
bacteria, according to a small new study.
FDA to Propose E-Cigarette Regulations
THURSDAY, April 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is proposing long-awaited regulations governing the fast-growing electronic cigarette industry.
FDA Reconsiders Behavior-Modifying 'Shock Devices'
THURSDAY, April 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- They're likened to a dog's "shock collar" by some and called a "life-saving treatment" by others. But the days of electro-shock devices as a tool for managing hard-to-control behavior in people with disabilities may be numbered, U.S. health officials say.
1 in 13 U.S. Schoolkids Takes Psych Meds: Report
THURSDAY, April 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- More than 7 percent of American schoolchildren are taking at least one medication for emotional or behavioral difficulties, a new government report shows.
Health Tip: Eat Healthy
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Pot Smoking May Pose Heart Dangers, Study Suggests
WEDNESDAY, April 23, 2014 -- Marijuana use might contribute to heart and artery disease among young and middle-aged adults, particularly those already at risk for cardiovascular problems, a small French study reports.
Scientists Study Gene Clues From 115-Year-Old Woman
WEDNESDAY, April 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- More than 400 mutations were found in the healthy white blood cells of a 115-year-old woman, according to a new study that may advance what is known about limits of the human life span.