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REFILE-Travel with medications, medical devices can be daunting

For international travelers whoneed to carry medical devices and medications with them, it'snot easy to find out the travel...

Travel with medications, medical devices can be daunting

For international travelers whoneed to carry medical devices and medications with them, it'snot easy to find out the travel...

For diabetics, losing weight may delay kidney problems

Healthy eating, staying activeand losing weight are already recommended for people with type 2diabetes, and new research...

Preventable hospital deaths after urological surgery rising: study

As more urological surgeries areperformed outside hospitals, deaths from preventablecomplications among men and women getting...

Maternal singing calms preemies and their mothers: study

For preemies, the combination ofhearing mother's voice softly singing while being held againsther skin can have a number...

Controversial studies say lowest sodium intake may pose risks

Two newly-published studies addgrains of salt to the conventional wisdom that you shouldconsume as little sodium as possible,...

Irregular heart rhythm during surgery tied to stroke risk

A large new U.S. study findsthat people who developed irregular heart rhythms duringhospital stays for surgery were more...

Briton with advanced heart failure launches new gene therapy trial

A 37-year-old British man who needs amechanical pump to keep his heart working has kicked off teststo see if gene therapy...

High fruit and veggie diet linked to lower risk of heart disease, death

Researchers have more evidencelinking a diet with lots of fruits and vegetables to betterhealth outcomes. The idea that fruits...

Australians in surrogacy scandal offered to take Down syndrome baby -agent

The agent who brokered a surrogacy dealfor an Australian couple at the center of a scandal that left aThai mother caring...

Scientific review finds aspirin significantly cuts cancer rates

Taking a small daily dose of aspirin cansignificantly reduce the risk of developing - or dying from -bowel, stomach and esophageal...

About half of heart procedure patients make end-of-life plans

Less than half of the patientswho underwent a risky heart surgery at one medical centercompleted advanced directives to guide...

Midlife high blood pressure tied to later-life mental decline

People with high blood pressurein middle age are more likely to experience cognitive decline -a common precursor of dementia...

Statin guidelines change, but your doctor may not go along

New guidelines from the AmericanCollege of Cardiology and American Heart Association wouldchange the way doctors prescribe...

Weekday heart attacks still getting quicker treatment at hospitals

People who arrive at thehospital with a heart attack during business hours are morelikely to survive than those who show...

Short jogs linked to lower risk of death from heart disease

People who run in their sparetime, even if it's not very fast or very far, tend to have alower risk of dying from heart disease...

Dementia patients more likely to get pacemakers: study

People with dementia are morelikely to get pacemakers than people without any cognitiveimpairment, according to a new study....

Drugs to increase "good" cholesterol may not cut deaths

Drugs that have beeninvestigated to increase so-called "good" cholesterol may notprevent deaths, heart attacks or strokes...

Checking pulse could help detect risk of a second stroke

Stroke patients and theirfamilies can be taught to monitor the patient's pulse and detectirregular heartbeats that might...

Hispanic Americans need tailored heart care: report

Hispanic Americans make up thefastest growing minority group in the U.S. and healthcareprofessionals need to better understand...

Probiotics might help lower blood pressure

Regularly consuming probiotics,or the "good" bacteria found in yogurt, milk and cheese, mayhelp control blood pressure, according...

Medication errors may be common after hospital discharge

More than half of heart patientsin a new U.S. study made mistakes taking their medications ormisunderstood instructions given...

Healthy living may slow early dementia: study

A program that emphasizeshealthy eating, brain and social engagement, physical activityand heart health may slow dementia...

U.S. strokes, stroke deaths decreased over past decades

The number of Americans havingstrokes and the number dying following strokes decreased overthe past 20 years, according to...

Gene therapy creates 'biological pacemaker' cells for the heart

Researchers have succeeded in turningordinary cardiac muscle cells into specialized ones that delivera steady heartbeat using...

Heart patients might go off medication after changes in pill appearance

People are more likely to stoptaking their medication after a heart attack if the appearanceof their pills suddenly changes...

Novartis and Google to develop 'smart' contact lens

Swiss drugmaker Novartis has struck anagreement with Google to develop "smart" contact lenses thatwould help diabetics track...

Negative emotions may raise stroke risk: study

People who suffer from highlevels of stress, hostility and depression may be more likely tohave strokes, suggests a new study....

Older adults and their children move closer together after health issues

Seniors who have a stroke orheart attack are more likely to end up living closer to theiradult children afterward, according...

Smoking cessation more effective with pills and patch: study

People trying to quit smokingmay be more likely to succeed if they combine the patch with apill, suggests a new study from...

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