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Health News for 01/28/15

January 28, 2015

More Than 2 Million Years of Life Saved With Organ Transplants, Experts Estimate

Organ transplants have saved more than 2 million years of life in the United States over 25 years, new research shows.
It Pays for Moms-to-Be to Stop Smoking

Financial incentives help pregnant women quit smoking, a new study shows.
Muscle Weakness Affects 1 in 5 Americans Over 80

Almost 1 in 5 Americans 80 and older has weak strength in their muscles, according to new research from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Health Highlights: Jan. 28, 2015

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Health Tip: Caring for a Cut or Scrape

When you get a cut or scrape, proper care can help reduce the risk of infection and speed healing.
Weight Gain or Loss Linked to Fracture Risk in Older Women

The risk of broken bones increases with both weight gain and loss in older women, according to a new study.
Health Tip: Combat a Pinworm Infection

Pinworms are intestinal worms that may be easily spread and are common in children.
Soda Habit May Prompt Early Puberty in Girls, Study Suggests

Girls who consume a lot of sugary drinks may enter puberty earlier than girls who don't, Harvard researchers report.
Seniors May Keep Falls a Secret

Many seniors don't tell their doctors they've had a fall because they're worried they'll be told they can't live on their own anymore, a physician says.
'Long Life' Gene Might Make Some Smarter, Too: Study

A gene variant believed to "wire" people to live longer might also ensure that they keep their wits about them as they age, a new study reports.
Good Sleep in Middle Age May Pay Benefits Later

Sleeping well during middle age may be an "investment" that leads to better mental functioning later in life, a new review finds.
Student Loans Take Emotional Toll on Young Adults

Student loan debt is a major cause of stress for young adults, a new study finds.
Ebola Threat Diminishing in West Africa, Officials Say

West Africa's Ebola epidemic has slowed significantly, but health officials are hesitant to say the lethal virus is no longer a threat.
Watch Upper Number on Blood Pressure for Younger Adults: Study

Young and middle-aged adults with high systolic blood pressure -- the top number in the blood pressure reading -- may have an increased risk for heart disease, a new study suggests.
Female Hormone Disorder Linked to Numerous Health Conditions

Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are at increased risk for a number of serious health problems, new research suggests.

 

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