United Press International - Sep 19, 2017
Nerve 'zap' treatment could be alternative to CPAP for sleep apnea
People with more serious cases of sleep apnea may get lasting relief from an implanted nerve stimulator, a new study finds.
United Press International - Sep 19, 2017
Can coffee or tea extend survival with diabetes?
New research suggests that coffee and tea probably shouldn't be off-limits because each may help prevent an early death.
United Press International - Sep 19, 2017
Study shows more infants, toddlers placed in car seats correctly
Research shows overall child passenger safety education programs are working, with more infants and toddlers being positioned correctly in car safety seats.
United Press International - Sep 19, 2017
Most American women unaware of overdiagnosis of breast cancer
New research by the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, shows most women are not aware of the potential of overdiagnosis and overtreatment for breast cancer.
United Press International - Sep 19, 2017
Mental health toll of hurricanes likely to linger, experts say
Even after the devastation caused by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma disappears, survivors can still suffer from mental stress caused by the storms, experts say.
United Press International - Sep 19, 2017
Skin patch to shrink 'love handles' works on mice
Imagine using a medicated skin patch to burn off areas of unwanted fat, including those "love handles."
United Press International - Sep 19, 2017
Study: Parents want gun safely information from doctors
Parents who get gun safety information from physicians are more likely to ask whether there are guns in the homes of friends and relatives where their kids play.
United Press International - Sep 19, 2017
Post-ER suicide prevention strategies are cost-effective
A National Institutes of Health study found that life-saving post-emergency room suicide prevention programs are cost-effective.
United Press International - Sep 19, 2017
CGMs improve outcomes for pregnant women with type 1 diabetes
Researchers have found the use of continuous glucose monitors during pregnancy led to significantly better health outcomes for type 1 diabetes mothers and baby.
United Press International - Sep 19, 2017
Number of kids, teens going to ER with opioid addiction increasing, study says
A growing number of children and teens are turning up in emergency rooms dependent on opioids, including prescription painkillers and heroin, a new study finds.
United Press International - Sep 19, 2017
Study warns of danger of riding playground slide with children
A new study finds that while young kids may feel safer going down a slide on a parent's lap, this common practice actually raises their risk for harm.
United Press International - Sep 19, 2017
High-deductible health plans on the rise, now nearly 25 million
The number of American workers with high-deductible health insurance plans rose by 3.2 percent in 2016 -- reaching 24.8 million, new research reports.
United Press International - Sep 19, 2017
Individuals with schizophrenia have three times higher risk of dying
A recent study found that people with schizophrenia are three times more likely to die and die at a younger age compared to the general population.
United Press International - Sep 19, 2017
Teens at risk for organ damage from undiagnosed high blood pressure: Study
High blood pressure can lead to organ damage -- and the risk isn't limited to adults, new research suggests.
United Press International - Sep 19, 2017
Eight children have been born after uterus transplants
Eight children born after uterus transplants is the culmination of 18 years of research at the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.