Tue, 22 Mar 2011 10:15:01 EDT'Apple-shaped' people have no extra risk of heart problems
Tue, 15 Mar 2011 04:02:00 EDTQuick Study: A woman's stress does not seem to affect success of fertility treatments.
Mon, 07 Mar 2011 18:55:01 ESTYoung people low in Vitamin D may be more prone to allergies, according to a new study.
Mon, 28 Feb 2011 23:55:03 ESTA study analyzes data from nine studies, involving 795 children who had a tonsillectomy, with or without adenoid removal, before they turned 18.
Mon, 21 Feb 2011 11:38:00 ESTTHE QUESTION: Diets high in fiber have been shown to aid weight loss and help with digestive problems. Might fiber also offer other health benefits?
Mon, 14 Feb 2011 20:17:00 ESTQuick Study: Too little or too much sleep may take a toll on the heart.
Mon, 07 Feb 2011 18:05:01 ESTQuick Study: A combination of health problems may contribute to memory loss in older people.
Mon, 31 Jan 2011 17:40:00 ESTTHE QUESTION One type of antidepressant, called an SSRI (or selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor), acts beneficially on a neurotransmitter in the central nervous system. Might such an antidepressant help people regain motor skills after a stroke has left them weak or paralyzed on one side of the...
Mon, 24 Jan 2011 20:59:01 ESTQuick Study: Antidepressant may reduce frequency and severity of menopausal hot flashes.
Mon, 17 Jan 2011 19:25:02 ESTDiarrhea medicine may ease symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome for some people.
Mon, 10 Jan 2011 19:45:03 ESTQuick Study: Milk-based formula may lead to bigger babies than a protein-hydrolosate formula, according to research in the journal Pediatrics.
Mon, 03 Jan 2011 23:13:03 ESTRandom test of echinacea shows little effect on cold symptoms.
Mon, 20 Dec 2010 19:00:01 ESTQuick Study: Acupuncture helps some kids with lazy eye.
Mon, 13 Dec 2010 18:20:01 ESTQuick Study: Daily use of sunscreen appears to reduce a person's risk of developing a deadly type of skin cancer.
Mon, 22 Nov 2010 15:59:02 ESTTHE QUESTION Even after treatment, depression sometimes comes back. Among teenagers, what might contribute to this recurrence?
Mon, 15 Nov 2010 16:28:02 ESTTHE QUESTION Might taking fish oil supplements slow the mental decline of people with Alzheimer's disease?
Mon, 08 Nov 2010 14:59:01 ESTQuick Study: Colds seem less common and severe among those who exercise most .
Mon, 01 Nov 2010 16:16:00 EDTTHE QUESTION To ease chronic muscle pain and fatigue, people with fibromyalgia often are urged to exercise and develop coping skills, along with taking medication. Might yoga help?
Mon, 25 Oct 2010 16:08:03 EDTTHE QUESTION Might a regular walking regimen protect against the memory loss that occurs when the brain shrinks in old age?
Mon, 18 Oct 2010 17:38:00 EDTQuick Study: More-conservative surgery seems as good as usual breast cancer care
Tue, 21 Sep 2010 00:00:00 EDTTHE QUESTION People often try to get rid of warts on their hands or feet by having them frozen off or by destroying them with an acidic solution. Sometimes the growths are left to go away on their own. Does one method work better than others?
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Tue, 07 Sep 2010 00:00:00 EDTTHE QUESTION Might the pain and fatigue of fibromyalgia be relieved by tai chi, the mind-body exercise of Chinese origin that combines gentle, graceful, continuous movements with deep breathing and relaxation techniques?
Tue, 31 Aug 2010 00:00:00 EDTTHE QUESTION Does the chance of having a successful pregnancy after a miscarriage depend on when you try again?
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Tue, 10 Aug 2010 00:00:00 EDTTHE QUESTION Might a diet rich in antioxidants protect against dementia?
Tue, 03 Aug 2010 00:00:00 EDTTHE QUESTION People who are physically active tend to live longer. Might being inactive, specifically spending a lot of time simply sitting, have the opposite effect?
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Tue, 20 Jul 2010 00:00:00 EDTTHE QUESTION Might glucosamine, a supplement widely taken for knee pain caused by osteoarthritis, help relieve low-back pain of similar origin?
Tue, 13 Jul 2010 00:00:00 EDTTHE QUESTION Testosterone supplementation has been shown to build muscle and strength in older men, who often experience a drop in this male hormone. But does it do the same if the men are not fully healthy?
Tue, 06 Jul 2010 00:00:00 EDTTHE QUESTION Numerous studies have shown cholesterol-lowering statins to aid in preventing complications and progression of cardiovascular disease, extending the lives of those who take them. But do the drugs do the same for people who do not have the disease and want to keep from developing it?
Tue, 29 Jun 2010 00:00:00 EDTTHE QUESTION After straining or spraining a muscle or tendon, might rubbing or spraying on a painkiller ease the hurt?
Tue, 22 Jun 2010 00:00:00 EDTTHE QUESTION Might the foods people eat affect whether they develop cataracts?
Tue, 15 Jun 2010 00:00:00 EDTTHE QUESTION Might a combination of drugs used to treat Type 2 diabetes help prevent the disease in people considered on the verge of developing the disease?
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Tue, 01 Jun 2010 00:00:00 EDTTHE QUESTION Might giving infants a sweet-tasting sugar solution before immunizations make the shots more bearable?
Tue, 25 May 2010 00:00:00 EDTTHE QUESTION Should people looking for nonmedicinal ways to lower their cholesterol consider eating more nuts?
Tue, 18 May 2010 00:00:00 EDTTHE QUESTION People sometimes take fish oil supplements, hoping to stave off dementia or even improve their cognitive abilities late in life. Does this help?
Tue, 11 May 2010 00:00:00 EDTTHE QUESTION Do key lifestyle choices -- whether people exercise, eat right, do not smoke and do not overindulge in alcohol -- affect how long they live?
Tue, 04 May 2010 00:00:00 EDTTHE QUESTION Does the age at which deaf children receive a cochlear implant affect the pace at which they develop speech and language abilities?
Tue, 27 Apr 2010 00:00:00 EDTTHE QUESTION Might the type of carbohydrates that people consume make a difference in the likelihood that they will develop heart disease?
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Tue, 13 Apr 2010 00:00:00 EDTTHE QUESTION Does the regularity of people's daily activities affect how well they sleep?
Tue, 06 Apr 2010 00:00:00 EDTTHE QUESTION When fear and apprehension keep someone from going to the dentist, might acupuncture help relieve the anxiety?
Tue, 30 Mar 2010 00:00:00 EDT
Tue, 23 Mar 2010 00:00:00 EDTTHE QUESTION Head lice generally are treated with an insecticide solution. But when that does not eradicate the infestation, might it help to try a drug normally used to kill parasitic worms, such as tapeworms?
Tue, 09 Mar 2010 00:00:00 ESTTHE QUESTION Cigarette smoking is a main cause of the disease of the airways and lungs known as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Does smoking pipes or cigars have a similar effect?
Tue, 02 Mar 2010 00:00:00 ESTTHE QUESTION Are cardiovascular problems more common in people who have migraines?
Tue, 23 Feb 2010 00:00:00 ESTTHE QUESTION Might taking an antidepressant help people regain their memory and thinking skills after a stroke?
Tue, 09 Feb 2010 00:00:00 ESTTHE QUESTION Among the newer treatments for the chronic skin disease psoriasis are biologics, drugs created in a lab from living cells to block specific cells or proteins involved in psoriasis. How do two of these drugs compare?
Tue, 02 Feb 2010 00:00:00 ESTTHE QUESTION Antidepressants are sometimes used to treat irritable bowel syndrome. Might St. John's wort, which is sometimes used as an herbal alternative to antidepressants, relieve symptoms of the intestinal disorder?
Tue, 26 Jan 2010 00:00:00 ESTTHE QUESTION Do oral contraceptives affect the bone density of the young women who most often take them?
Tue, 19 Jan 2010 00:00:00 ESTTHE QUESTION Does the severity of depression affect whether antidepressants would be helpful?
Tue, 05 Jan 2010 00:00:00 ESTTHE QUESTION Soy-based foods contain isoflavones, which act in a manner similar to estrogen, a natural hormone that is thought to play a role in the growth of cancer cells. Should women with breast cancer, then, avoid foods containing soy?
Tue, 22 Dec 2009 00:00:00 ESTTHE QUESTION Might sugar-sweetened drinks lead to gestational diabetes?
Tue, 15 Dec 2009 00:00:00 ESTTHE QUESTION When people think they're treated unfairly at work, does the way they deal with their anger affect the health of their heart?
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Tue, 24 Nov 2009 00:00:00 ESTTHE QUESTION After treatment for breast cancer, does the density of a woman's breasts affect whether the cancer will return.
Tue, 17 Nov 2009 00:00:00 ESTTHE QUESTION Acetaminophen is often given to infants who have just been vaccinated to keep them from developing a fever. Might this affect the vaccine?
Tue, 03 Nov 2009 00:00:00 ESTTHE QUESTION Fatigue is a frequent complaint of people getting chemotherapy for cancer. Might exercise change that?