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High-Risk heart patients should get medications for blood pressure: study

Dec 25, 2015 AM EST A new study suggests that people at high risk for a heart attack or stroke should be given blood pressure-lowering medications no matter what their blood pressure level.

Sudden cardiac arrest is not really sudden, study says

Dec 24, 2015 PM EST A new study reveals that a sudden cardiac arrest is always preceded by telltale signs and may, therefore, not be as sudden as doctors have thought.

Marijuana derivative may control stubborn epileptic seizures

Dec 24, 2015 AM EST A new study shows that a drug made from a derivative of medical marijuana can reduce the frequency of epileptic seizures in children and young adults, who don't find relief from other treatments.

Turtles linked to Salmonella outbreaks in the U.S.

Dec 24, 2015 AM EST A U.S. study suggests that tiny turtles may be responsible for a growing number of salmonellosis outbreaks in the country.

Acohol induced deaths in the U.S. register record rates

Dec 23, 2015 AM EST According to new federal data, alcohol is causing the death of Americans at a rate not witnessed in at least 35 years.

'Kangaroo-Style' care may benefit newborns' health

Dec 23, 2015 AM EST According to a new analysis of previous research, babies born with a low birth weight who are regularly held by their mothers skin-to-skin, called the "kangaroo style", may have a lower risk of dying ...

Bariatric Surgery lowers risk of heart attack and type 2 diabetes

Dec 23, 2015 AM EST A new study has revealed that bariatric surgery cuts the risk of heart attack and type 2 diabetes.

Government panel recommends preventive statin use for adults over 40

Dec 23, 2015 AM EST The U.S. government task force on health has recommended that adults between the ages of 40 and 75 who are at risk for heart attack or stroke should take statins.

Rare sea snakes spotted in Australian waters

Dec 22, 2015 AM EST A rare species of sea snake has been sighted in in the waters of the Western Australian Ningaloo Reef for the first time in a decade and a half.

Ketamine may reverse symptoms of depression

Dec 22, 2015 AM EST Researchers from Yale University have led a research that suggests that Ketamine may prove beneficial to curb the problem of chronic overeating linked to depression and severe stress.

Climate change is causing heating of lakes

Dec 22, 2015 AM EST According to a new study, climate change is heating lakes more rapidly than it is warming the atmosphere or the oceans.

Extinction of large animals could accelerate climate change

Dec 22, 2015 AM EST Researchers have found that the extinction of large animals could worsen climate change.

Researchers dispel the 'fat but fit' myth

Dec 21, 2015 PM EST A new study reveals that the negative affects of obesity cannot be canceled out by increasing fitness levels.

Researchers find link between gum disease and breast cancer

Dec 21, 2015 AM EST A new study suggests that having gum disease might increase the risk for breast cancer among postmenopausal women, particularly those who smoke.

Researchers locate genes linked with longevity

Dec 21, 2015 AM EST A new study by researchers has revealed that the secret to a long life lies in one's genes.

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