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Many Gay Men Suffer Domestic Abuse: Study

Latest Mens Health News MONDAY, July 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- In a sobering finding that shows women aren't the only victims of domestic violence, researchers report that nearly half of men in same-sex couples have suffered some form of abuse at the hands of...

Brain Scans Yield More Clues to Autism

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Neurology News TUESDAY, July 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Children with autism show abnormalities in a deep brain circuit that typically makes socializing enjoyable, a new study finds.Using MRI brain scans, researchers found...

As Ticks Reach Record Numbers, Take Precautions

Latest Infectious Disease News TUESDAY, July 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- As the tick population surges across the United States this summer, one doctor says the best way to avoid being infected with the nasty illnesses the tiny bugs carry is to wear protective cl...

Eczema Dramatically Impacts Quality of Life

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter Latest Skin News MONDAY, July 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Itching, blisters, sores and inflammation are a continuous and debilitating source of pain, shame and misery for many people who struggle with the allergic skin disease ...

Vitamin D No Panacea for Brain Diseases

Latest Neurology News MONDAY, July 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Vitamin D does little to defend your brain against multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease or Alzheimer's disease, a new review shows.The finding is based on an analysis of more than 70 studies....

First Drug to Treat Smallpox Approved

MONDAY, July 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- TPOXX (tecovirimat) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat smallpox. Latest Infectious Disease News Though the contagious and often-deadly viral disease was considered eradicated by the World ...

Obesity Adds to Burden of Traumatic Brain Injury

Latest Neurology News MONDAY, July 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Suffering a serious traumatic brain injury can be a permanently disabling experience, but new research shows that obesity compounds the health problems survivors face in the years after their accident...

E. Coli Found in Water at Tennessee Ziplining Facility

Health officials say they found E. coli in water at a ziplining facility in Tennessee that's been linked to an outbreak affecting at least 500 people. Latest Infectious Disease News One visitor to the CLIMB Works Zipline Canopy Tour in Gatlinburg tested positive for norovi...

Hidden Blood in Feces May Signal Deadly Conditions

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News MONDAY, July 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Even if it's not visible to the naked eye, blood in the stool can be serious -- a sign of a potentially fatal disease other than colon cancer, new research suggest...

Animal Cruelty May Indicate Child Abuse

Latest Healthy Kids News TUESDAY, July 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Children who abuse animals may have been abused themselves, a new study suggests.Kids aged 10 and up who intentionally hurt animals are two to three times more likely to have been abused than kids...

Health Tip: Take Care of Yourself During Radiation Therapy

(HealthDay News) -- Radiation therapy to help fight cancer may be physically and emotionally draining. Latest Cancer News It's important to get plenty of sleep, eat a healthy and balanced diet and to stay as healthy as possible during your treatments.The American Can...

Opioids Given Too Easily to Children: Study

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News MONDAY, July 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Many children are prescribed powerful opioid painkillers they don't really need, putting them and those around them at risk, a new study shows.More than one ...
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