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FRIDAY, May 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The rising nighttime temperatures that come with climate change could mean poorer sleep for millions, a new study suggests.
Americans' reported nights of insufficient sleep more than double as nighttime temperatures rise during summer months, an analysis of federal health data and weather record...
FRIDAY, May 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Depression appears to raise the risk of falls in elderly people, but the proper dose of psychiatric medication may eliminate that risk, a new study suggests.
"Many interventions to prevent falls are expensive and time-intensive, but this is a simple and inexpensive matter of encouraging continue...
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FRIDAY, May 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Wasted food results in a huge loss of important nutrients for Americans, new research contends.
"Huge quantities of nutritious foods end up in landfills instead of meeting Americans' dietary needs," said study lead author Marie Spiker, a fellow at the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future in...
FRIDAY, May 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A new drug might help ease the pain and disability of a form of arthritis often linked to psoriasis.
According to Stanford University researchers, psoriatic arthritis is an inflammatory joint disorder tied to an out-of-control immune response. The disease affects about one in every 200 people an...
FRIDAY, May 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A type of weight-loss surgery -- called Roux-en-Y gastric bypass -- triggers major changes in the microbial population of the digestive tract, a new study finds.
Specifically, the procedure leads to increased diversity of bacteria in the gut, and a microbial population distinct from obese and no...
FRIDAY, May 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A drug first used in the early 1900s to treat sleeping sickness has shown promise in an early trial as a potential treatment for autism.
The study involved just 10 boys, aged 5 to 14, with autism. This was the first human trial to attempt to replicate encouraging results seen in work with mice, ...
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