ARCHIVE: September 2020

HPV Vaccine Proves Its Mettle Against Cervical Cancer

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Girls who are vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV) may drastically cut their chances of developing cervical cancer by age 30, a huge, new study...

Pancreas Size, Shape Can Return to Normal in Diabetes Remission...

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Reversing type 2 diabetes can restore the pancreas to its normal size and shape, a new study finds. Previous research found that with remission of type...

Why Early Bedtime May Be Best for People With Type 2 Diabetes

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- It's long been said that early to bed, early to rise can make you healthy, wealthy and wise. Now, new research supports at least the health benefits. A...

Dangerous Ink: Tattoos Might Lead to Body's Overheating

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Using your body as a canvas for tattoos might come at a price for your health. New research suggests that all that ink impedes natural sweating -- and...

Mental Health Issues Double the Odds of Dying With COVID-19,...

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- People suffering from a psychiatric disorder could be more than twice as likely to die if they become infected with COVID-19, a new study suggests....

AHA News: Lung Injuries Should Be a Warning About Vaping's...

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- The patients, most of them young, began showing up at hospitals in the spring of 2019. Some were coughing, out of breath or feverish....

AHA News: Despite Same Symptoms, Men and Women Don't Always...

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- A transient ischemic attack, often called a mini-stroke, usually doesn't last long or cause permanent damage. But it still needs medical...

What Foods, Medicines Can Lower Your Colon Cancer Risk?

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Certain nutrients, foods and medicines may help protect you against colon cancer, a large research review suggests. A team of international researchers...

More U.S. Women Using Marijuana to Help Ease Menopause: Study

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- A growing number of middle-aged women are turning to marijuana to help soothe symptoms of menopause, new research indicates. About one-third of older...

Obamacare Means 2 Million Fewer Americans Face Catastrophic...

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Since the passage of "Obamacare," fewer Americans are facing insurmountable medical bills -- but the benefit does not seem to be reaching people with...

Study Sheds Light on Why COVID-19 Hits Elderly Hardest

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Elderly people who get COVID-19 have lower levels of important immune cells, which may explain why they are more likely than younger patients to have...

Pets Helped People Cope During Pandemic Lockdown: Study

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Pets helped many people cope with the mental stress of being locked down during the coronavirus pandemic, a new study finds. It included 6,000 people in...

Was FDA Lax in Approving Opioids Too Easily?

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- For at least two decades, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been approving new formulations of prescription opioids without requiring drug...

Most American Families Facing Financial Danger During Pandemic:...

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- More than 60% of households with children in the United States have struggled with serious financial problems during the coronavirus pandemic, a new...

During Stress of Pandemic, Know Suicide's Warning Signs

TUESDAY, Sept. 29, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Financial struggles, social isolation and anxiety are triggering feelings of hopelessness and helplessness during the COVID-19 pandemic, so it's important...

Early Results Show Moderna's COVID Vaccine Safe, Effective...

TUESDAY, Sept. 29, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- One of the big questions around any new COVID-19 vaccine is: Will it safely protect those at highest risk from the illness -- older people? Now, the...

Air Pollutants, Metals Are Reaching The Placenta, Study Finds

TUESDAY, Sept. 29, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Metals and other air pollutants have been found in the placentas of new mothers, which means such pollutants may be able to reach the fetus, researchers...

Allowing More Gay Men to Donate Corneas Could Save Sight for...

TUESDAY, Sept. 29, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. and Canadian restrictions on cornea donations from gay and bisexual men prevent thousands of vision-restoring transplants and need to be changed,...

Exposing Babies to Wheat Very Early Might Prevent Celiac Disease...

TUESDAY, Sept. 29, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Childhood risk for developing the allergic/autoimmune disorder known as celiac disease might be eliminated if infants were exposed to gluten as early as 4...

AHA News: After Working Late, Teacher Woke Up in ICU Four Days...

TUESDAY, Sept. 29, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- Teacher Zach Nelson spent most of his Sunday preparing for the week ahead, working deep into the evening. He put his 5-year-old son to bed...

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