Poor Sperm Quality May Signal Health Issues, Study Finds

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Defects in sperm within semen may be linked to a variety of health problems, including high blood pressure, heart disease, and skin and glandular disorders, a new study suggests.

Gardasil Approved for Additional Types of HPV

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The Gardasil 9 vaccine has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat five additional types of Human Papillomavirus (HPV), the virus that can lead to several forms of cancer, including that of the cervix, the FDA said Wednesday.

Having Eczema Won't Make You Shorter

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The skin disease eczema doesn't increase the risk of being short, researchers report.

Health Tip: Easing Hand Eczema

(HealthDay News) -- Working with harsh chemicals or doing heavy-duty work with your hands can worsen hand eczema, leaving hands dry and cracked.

Infants With Eczema May Be More Prone to Peanut Allergy: Study

TUESDAY, Nov. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Exposure to peanut protein in household dust may increase the risk of peanut allergy in infants with the skin condition eczema, a new study reveals.

Eczema Cases Rising Among U.S. Children: Report

MONDAY, Nov. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A growing number of children are being diagnosed with the allergic skin condition eczema -- but it can usually be eased with topical treatments, according to a new report.

Laser Used to Remove Tattoos May Help Reduce Acne Scars

THURSDAY, Nov. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The same kind of laser that is used to remove tattoos may reduce scarring from acne, a small pilot study shows.

Health Tip: Change Your Skin Routine During Winter

(HealthDay News) -- Healthy skin looks radiant, but it may need a little extra TLC during the winter months.

Eczema Tied to Bone Fracture Risk in Study

THURSDAY, Oct. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The skin condition eczema may increase slightly the risk of broken bones and injured joints, a new study reports.

Leprosy Still Occurs in U.S., CDC Reports

THURSDAY, Oct. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Leprosy, although quite rare, continues to appear in the United States, a new U.S. government study reports.