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Acetaminophen May Not Help Against Back Pain, Study Contends

The common pain reliever, best known as Tylenol, showed no effect in Australian trial


Cystic Fibrosis Drug Combo May Be Less Effective Than Hoped

One medication seems to partly counteract the other, suggests study on human cells


Dangerous Use of Growth Hormone Surges Among U.S. Teens

Many young people are ordering dubious, hazardous products off of the Internet, researchers warn


Dogs Can Get Jealous, Too

Primitive form of envy may help them protect their bond with their human, researchers report


Gene Study Gives New Insight Into Puberty in Girls

Findings may also provide clues on biology of diseases, such as type 2 diabetes, researcher says


Good Odds for Those Who Need Bone Marrow Donor, Study Finds

Most blood cancer patients will find an acceptable match through bone marrow registry


Health Highlights: July 23, 2014
  • CDC Lab Director Resigns Following Anthrax Scare

  • Leading Doctor in Sierra Leone Ebola Outbreak Is Now Infected

  • CDC Director Says Antibiotic Resistance a Growing Threat


Health Tip: Eating for Your Age

Suggestions for men in their 60s


HIV Meds May Also Help Control Hepatitis C, Study Finds

For people infected with both viruses, early treatment is critical, researchers report


Many Obese U.S. Kids Think They're Thinner Than They Are

They won't take steps to reach a healthy weight if they don't see the problem, experts note


Many U.S. Male Soldiers Had Troubled Childhoods, Study Finds

Men who served after draft was dropped were twice as likely to report past abuse, trauma as their civilian peers


Painful, Itchy Patches Could Be Sign of Skin Cancer

But it's likely to be the non-melanoma type, dermatologist says


Parent's Death May Raise Risk of Early Death for Grown Children, Study Suggests

Odds of dying prematurely 50 percent higher in adults who'd lost a parent in childhood, researchers report


Routine Pulse Check May Prevent Second Stroke, Study Says

Patients, relatives can get reliable results, researchers find


Weight Loss Surgery May Help Ease Urinary Incontinence

Nearly two-thirds of women had significant improvement of their symptoms, researchers report


Zydelig Approved for Three Types of Blood Cancer

But label warns drug may be toxic to liver


 

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