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FRIDAY, May 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- When there's a real chill in the air, your risk of being hospitalized for heart failure rises, a new study suggests.
Cold weather also seems to boost the risk of hospitalization for both heart failure and atrial fibrillation, a condition characterized by an irregular heart rhythm.
FRIDAY, May 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A smartphone app might offer an alternative for certain patients with an irregular heartbeat who must take risky blood-thinning medication every day to lower their risk for stroke.
New research suggests some people with atrial fibrillation might do just as well by diligently monitoring their puls...
FRIDAY, May 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Deep voices in men may not be meant to make women swoon, but rather to scare away potential rivals, a new study suggests.
In a series of experiments with humans and primates such as gorillas, chimpanzees and orangutans, researchers found that a deep male voice was seen as dominant by other males,...
FRIDAY, May 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Cholesterol-lowering statins may spare people with narrowed leg arteries from the possibility of amputation and even death, a new study suggests.
The higher the dose of these drugs, the lower the risk of both outcomes, the researchers found.
"PAD, a narrowing of the peripheral arteries ...
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FRIDAY, May 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Regular aspirin use may lower the risk of bile duct cancer, a new study suggests.
The study included nearly 2,400 bile duct cancer patients and a control group of more than 4,700 people without the cancer. About 25 percent of the bile duct cancer patients and 45 percent of those in the control gr...
FRIDAY, May 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Hoping to reduce tobacco use by young lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender adults, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has launched an LGBT stop-smoking campaign.
"We know LGBT young adults in this country are nearly twice as likely to use tobacco as other young adults," said Mitch Zeller, di...
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