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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Health

Migraine or Sinus Headache: What's the Difference?

1 minute ago - WebMD
WebMD talks to headache experts about the difference between migraines and sinus headaches

Genetic Insights May Help Kids Battling Developmental Delays

1 hour 55 minutes ago - Health
By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, May 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) — There’s new hope for children stricken by mysterious developmental delays, with a new study showing that extensive genetic analysis may help determine the cause of their disability. Canadian researchers found a precise genetic cause for seven out of every 10 childre... by Health Editor

2 New Findings Offer Hope for Those With Severe Hemophilia

1 hour 55 minutes ago - Health
By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, May 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Two new studies could pave the way to major changes in how doctors treat severe cases of hemophilia — a rare genetic disorder that can cause uncontrolled bleeding. Both studies tackle a key challenge: Up to one-third of children with severe hemophilia develop antibodies... by Health Editor

Jessica Alba-Inspired Workout Outfits That Will Make You Want to Hit the Gym

40 minutes ago - Health
  Photos: Jessica Alba/Instagram She’s a mother, actress, businesswoman, and super-fit lady boss. Yes, Jessica Alba still manages to find ample time to hit the gym in her crazy-hectic life, whether it’s beside a star trainer, at one of her favorite workout classes, or on her own. What’s more: The Honest Company co-founder, 35, always looks s... by Jacqueline Andriakos

Researchers Find 8 Immune Genes in Aggressive Brain Cancer

2 hours 55 minutes ago - Health
WEDNESDAY, May 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Researchers have identified immune genes that may affect how long people live after diagnosis with a common type of brain cancer. If confirmed in other studies, the researchers say their findings could lead to improved treatment in the future. The type of brain cancer in the study is glioblastoma multifo... by Health Editor

Smoking Harms Black Americans’ Kidneys, Study Suggests

2 hours 55 minutes ago - Health
WEDNESDAY, May 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Smoking may pose a significant risk to kidney health for black Americans, new research suggests. The study included more than 3,600 black adults, aged 21 to 84, from Jackson, Miss., and the surrounding area. The researchers followed their health for 12 years. During that time, the researchers found that,... by Health Editor

Amy Schumer to Body Shamers: “I Look Strong and Healthy”

2 hours 45 minutes ago - Health
Take that, trolls. Once again, Amy Schumer is using her influence to take a stab at body shamers—just in time for the summer. On Wednesday, Schumer posted an image to her Instagram from her recent vacation to Hawaii, where she was celebrating her 6-month anniversary with her boyfriend. In it, she’s rocking an all-black one-piece bathing suit... by Alison Mango

FDA Takes More Time on Muscular Dystrophy Drug Approval

2 hours 56 minutes ago - MSNBC Health
Federal health regulators will take more time to review a highly contested drug for muscular dystrophy

High-Salt Diets May Up Kidney Patients' Heart Risk

Yesterday - WebMD
Study found higher odds for heart attack, stroke in people who consumed more sodium daily

Medicare Drug-Pricing Experiment Stirs Opposition

9 hours 44 minutes ago - WebMD
A proposal to change the way Medicare pays for some drugs has set off intense reaction and lobbying — all tied to a common theme: How far should the government go in setting prices for prescription drugs?

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