Viagra Linked to Trouble With Color Vision: Report

MONDAY, Oct. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- High doses of the impotence drug commonly known as Viagra can cause damage to the eye's retina that results in irreversibly tinted vision, researchers contend in a case study. "People who depend on…

More Evidence Video Games May Trigger Aggression in Kids

MONDAY, Oct. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Can violent video games push some kids to act violently in real life? A new research review suggests the answer is "yes." The analysis combined the results of 24 past studies, involving more than 17,000…

Deep Space Travel May Damage GI Tract, Animal Study Shows

MONDAY, Oct. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Deep space travel has been shown to harm astronauts' eyes, muscles, hearts and immune systems. Now, new animal research suggests that venturing beyond Earth's protective atmosphere could also damage their…

Death Rates for Young Americans Drop, But Still Too High

MONDAY, Oct. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- While death rates among infants, teens and young adults in the United States have dropped in recent decades, they're still higher than in other developed countries, a new study finds. "Despite overall…

Death Rates for Young Americans Drop, But Still Too High

MONDAY, Oct. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- While death rates among infants, teens and young adults in the United States have dropped in recent decades, they're still higher than in other developed countries, a new study finds. "Despite overall…

Therapeutic Vaccine Shows Promise Against a Range of Cancers

MONDAY, Oct. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A personalized vaccine held an aggressive group of cancers in check among more than half of patients who received it in a small, preliminary trial, researchers report. HER2-positive cancers are cancers…

Therapeutic Vaccine Shows Promise Against a Range of Cancers

MONDAY, Oct. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A personalized vaccine held an aggressive group of cancers in check among more than half of patients who received it in a small, preliminary trial, researchers report. HER2-positive cancers are cancers…

Three New Genes Linked to Chronic Back Pain

MONDAY, Oct. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- New research pinpoints three genes responsible for skeletal development that appear to be connected to chronic back pain. The study authors said their findings could shed new light on the biological…

Three New Genes Linked to Chronic Back Pain

MONDAY, Oct. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- New research pinpoints three genes responsible for skeletal development that appear to be connected to chronic back pain. The study authors said their findings could shed new light on the biological…

Sleepy Teens More Prone to Drug Use, Suicide Attempts

MONDAY, Oct. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- High school students who get too little sleep are more likely than others to use drugs, drink alcohol or attempt suicide, U.S. researchers warn. And while teenagers need eight to 10 hours of sleep…

Sleepy Teens More Prone to Drug Use, Suicide Attempts

MONDAY, Oct. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- High school students who get too little sleep are more likely than others to use drugs, drink alcohol or attempt suicide, U.S. researchers warn. And while teenagers need eight to 10 hours of sleep…

Drinking Enough Water Could Be Key to Avoiding UTIs

MONDAY, Oct. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Women plagued by recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs) may look no farther than their kitchen tap for relief, a new study suggests. Researchers found that women who drank plenty of water had…