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FRIDAY, June 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Right now, people often associate the use of drones with warfare. But in the future they could serve humanitarian purposes, such as delivering aid to people in developing countries.
For example, the pilotless flying machines might offer a cheaper and better way to deliver vaccines. And that cou...
FRIDAY, June 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Health care workers who wear contaminated gloves can transfer bacteria onto hospital surfaces, a new study warns.
"Infection control is a priority for all hospitals to reduce the spread of [bacteria]," said study author Sae Otani, a master course student at Bunkyo Gakuin University in Japan.
FRIDAY, June 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- For those who suffer debilitating arthritis in their knees, researchers report in a small study that just one injection of stem cells can reduce pain and inflammation.
The idea is experimental: Extract stem cells from a patient's own body fat -- cells known for their ability to differentiate an...
FRIDAY, June 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Many bisexual men are afraid to reveal their sexual orientation to female partners, relatives and friends, a new study says.
Fear of stigma and damage to their relationships keeps many bisexual men in the closet, report researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health, in Ne...
FRIDAY, June 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Heat-related deaths in New York City could soar in coming decades because of climate change if preventive measures aren't taken, a new study indicates.
The researchers predict over 3,300 heat-related deaths a year in New York City by the 2080s.
But the majority of deaths could be ave...
FRIDAY, June 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Analysis of blood samples from young children of Flint, Mich., shows they had much more lead in their blood when the city used local drinking water in an effort to cut costs, a new U.S. government study reveals.
A series of blood samples showed kids younger than 6 were nearly 50 percent more l...
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