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Health News for 05/09/14

May 09, 2014

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Health Tip: Managing Arthritis-Related Fatigue

Fatigue can be a significant problem for people with arthritis, but there are things you can do to help manage your symptoms.
Health Tip: Is Your Child Old Enough to Stay Home Alone?

There's no magic age at which your child is emotionally ready to stay home alone. Each child must be evaluated individually, experts say.
40 Isn't Too Old To Start Intensive Exercise, Study Finds

Men who begin endurance exercise after age 40 may get similar long-term heart benefits as those who start training before age 30, new research finds.
Stillbirths Higher After Hurricanes Katrina And Rita: Study

The risk of stillbirth among pregnant women greatly increased following hurricanes Katrina and Rita, a new study shows.
Implanted Device Lowers Blood Pressure in Rat Study

Scientists have developed a device that, when implanted in rats, lowers their blood pressure by sending electrical signals to the brain.
Diabetics Fare Well After Kidney Transplants, Study Finds

Survival rates for people with diabetes who have a kidney transplant are similar to those of people without diabetes, a new study finds.
More Women Delaying First Pregnancy: CDC

New U.S. government data confirms the trend: the average age when women have their first babies continues to increase.
Frequent Arguments Might Be the Death of You

Arguing and worrying over family problems may lead to an increased risk of dying in middle age, Danish researchers report.
Exercise Crucial for Women's Heart Health After 30, Study Finds

Staying physically active is far more likely to determine a woman's future risk of heart disease than any other well-known factor, including smoking, obesity and high blood pressure, a new study reports.
Tips for New Moms on Mother's Day

To mark Mother's Day, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is offering new moms tips and advice as they begin their journey into parenthood.
FDA Approves New Type of Anti-Clotting Drug

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved a new type of anti-clotting drug for high-risk heart patients.
Syphilis Cases Climbing Among Gay Men: CDC

Syphilis has returned with a vengeance to the gay community, U.S. health officials reported Friday.
Health Highlights: May 9, 2014

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Antipsychotics Help Cut Crime Rate: Study

People with psychiatric disorders are less likely to commit violent crimes if they are taking antipsychotic or mood-stabilizing drugs, a new study suggests.

 

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