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Health News for 09/20/14

September 20, 2014

Avian Flu In Harbor Seals Could Infect People

The avian flu that killed 160 harbor seals in New England in 2011 could be spread through respiratory drops and therefore poses a potential threat to humans, according to a new study.
Cyberbullying Seems to Ramp Up in Middle School

As kids transition from elementary to middle school, they are increasingly the targets of cyberbullies, according to a recent study.
Trulicity Approved for Type 2 Diabetes

Trulicity (dulaglutide) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat type 2 diabetes, which accounts for 90 percent of diabetes cases in the United States.
Tight Blood Sugar Control Doesn't Prevent Strokes in Diabetics: Study

A six-year study of people with type 2 diabetes found that intensively lowering blood pressure had a long-lasting effect in preventing heart attacks, strokes and deaths. But intensive blood sugar control didn't produce those benefits, the researchers found.
Brain Structure Might Help Predict Risky Behavior

Your brain structure could help predict how willing you are to take financial risks, a new study suggests.
Do Greener Neighborhoods Produce Healthier Babies?

Pregnant women who live in leafy, green neighborhoods are less likely to have premature or low birth weight babies, a new study suggests.
Some U.S. Troops May Face Greater Skin Cancer Risk

U.S. military troops deployed to sunny climates may have an increased risk of skin cancer, according to a new study.
Adults Over 45 Not Meeting U.S. Muscle Strengthening Guidelines, Study Says

Although there is mounting evidence that muscle-strength training provides key health benefits, most middle-aged and older adults in the United States don't engage in this type of exercise, according to new research.
Scientists Spot How Bacterial Pneumonia Damages the Heart

Doctors have known that bacterial pneumonia can raise your risk of heart problems, but new research pinpoints why.
FDA Approves Another Weekly Injectable Drug for Type 2 Diabetes

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a new type 2 diabetes drug, Trulicity, on Thursday. Trulicity is part of a class of once-a-week injectable drugs that help manage blood sugar levels in adults with type 2 diabetes.

 

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