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MONDAY, Aug. 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The introduction of folic acid-fortified foods in Canada was associated with a decrease in babies being born with heart defects, a new study found.
Researchers reviewed data from nearly 6 million births in Canada. The births occurred between 1990 and 2011. Folic acid food fortification became m...
MONDAY, Aug. 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Trained radiologists can identify abnormal mammograms in a half-second, a new study says.
The experiments by American and British researchers confirm anecdotes about experienced radiologists' ability to quickly determine when a breast X-ray is suspicious.
While radiologists would neve...
MONDAY, Aug. 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Most American adults who suffer from depression aren't getting treatment, a new study finds.
After screening survey data on more than 46,000 people, researchers found that 8 percent had depression, but only a third were being treated for the mood disorder.
The reasons why were varied....
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MONDAY, Aug. 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People who have an implanted cardiac defibrillator (ICD) to control an irregular heartbeat appear to have more car accidents than similarly aged people without such devices, a new Danish study finds.
Overall, Danish drivers with ICDs were 51 percent more likely to be involved in a traffic accid...
MONDAY, Aug. 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists appear to have moved a step closer to developing a test that can detect Parkinson's disease in the early stages.
The researchers developed a technique to identify a Parkinson's-associated molecule in spinal fluid samples from patients. In experiments, the technique accurately identif...
MONDAY, Aug. 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Heart disease remains the world's leading cause of death, but development of drugs to treat it has slowed, a new study reveals.
The percentage of heart drugs in clinical trials declined from 1990 through 2012, an analysis of pharmaceutical research and development projects found.
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