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  1. Gene Discoveries Could Shed Light on Schizophrenia

    By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, July 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- One of the largest studies ever conducted into the genetic origins of a psychiatric disorder has uncovered 83 new sites on chromosomes that harbor inherited genes tied to schizophrenia. The findings, made by an in

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  2. Study Casts Doubt on Costly Treatment for Leg Clots

    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, July 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Two treatments that break up blood clots deep in the veins of the legs appear no different in terms of death risk. However, one results in a greater risk of bleeding and average hospitalization bills that are three time

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  3. Obesity During Pregnancy and Asthma Risk in Kids

    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, July 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Women who are obese during pregnancy may be more likely to have children with asthma than normal-weight mothers, a new review suggests. "We found that, compared with children born from mothers of normal weight, those wh

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  4. No hay cambios en las tasas de ataques cardiacos de los adultos jóvenes estadounidenses

    Por Dennis Thompson Reportero de Healthday LUNES, 21 de julio de 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A pesar de los avances recientes en la prevención de los ataques cardiacos en la personas estadounidenses de edad avanzada, esas ganancias no parecen haberse producido en los adultos de mediana edad, sobre todo

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  5. Las distracciones podrían parecer más problemáticas con la edad

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter LUNES, 21 de julio de 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Los adultos mayores se distraen más fácilmente durante las tareas de pensamiento y memoria que las personas más jóvenes, halla un estudio reciente. "Casi todos los tipos de pruebas de memoria administradas revelan un

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  6. Appeals Courts Split On Legality Of Subsidies For Affordable Care Act

    By Julie Rovner Updated at 2:30 p.m. Two U.S. Appeals Courts Tuesday reached opposite conclusions about the legality of subsidies in the Affordable Care Act, a key part of the law that brings down the cost of coverage for millions of Americans. In Washington, a three-judge panel at the U.S. Appeals

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  7. Caffeine Powder: FAQ

    The story of an 18-year-old prom king, who according to reports died from an irregular heartbeat and seizures brought on by a caffeine overdose, has raised questions about caffeine -- particularly the powdered type used by the teen. Here’s what you need to know. What is caffeine powder? It's caffein

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  8. Can Blood Test Predict Survival With Lou Gehrig's?

    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, July 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Simple blood tests may one day help predict survival and the course of the disease in people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also called Lou Gehrig's disease, Italian researchers report. The components in the

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  9. No Change in Heart Attack Rates for Younger Adults

    By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, July 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Despite recent advances in preventing heart attacks among U.S. seniors, those gains don't seem to have occurred among middle-aged adults -- especially women, a new study reports. Heart attack hospitalization rates among

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  10. Fruit Recalled for Possible Listeria Contamination

    July 22, 2014 -- Packaged fresh fruit sold at Costco, BJ's, Trader Joe's and other retailers has been recalled because of concerns of possible contamination with the life-threatening bacteria listeria, according to published reports. The voluntary recall includes peaches, plums, nectarines and pluot

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