Health Highlights: Aug. 29, 2016

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:

Un estudio con ratones sugiere que los antibióticos en los niños podrían ayudar a provocar la diabetes tipo 1

LUNES, 22 de agosto de 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Los tratamientos repetidos con antibióticos se vincularon con el desarrollo de la diabetes tipo 1 en ratones, encuentra un estudio reciente.

Scans Not Worthwhile for Most Thyroid Cancers: Study

THURSDAY, July 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Having scans after treatment does not improve thyroid cancer patients' chances of survival, a new study shows.

Radiologists Don't Face Higher Risk of Radiation-Related Death: Study

TUESDAY, July 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Radiologists who graduated from medical school after 1940 are not at greater risk of death from chronic exposure to low levels of radiation, a new study reports.

Doctors Should Bone Up on CT Scan Cancer Risks

FRIDAY, July 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors routinely order CT scans as diagnostic tools. But many are ill-informed about the cancer risks associated with this imaging technology, a new study suggests.

Elderly Patients Get Unnecessary End-of-Life Treatments

MONDAY, June 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People dying naturally of old age often receive unnecessary end-of-life medical treatments in hospitals, a new global study finds.

Out-of-Pocket X-Ray, CT Scan Costs Vary Widely

SUNDAY, May 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The out-of-pocket price for a standard chest X-ray, CT scan or ultrasound can vary by hundreds of dollars, depending on where the imaging is done, new research reveals.

Lung Ultrasound May Be Best to Spot Pneumonia in Kids: Study

WEDNESDAY, April 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Lung ultrasounds may offer a safer, yet equally effective, alternative to chest X-rays for diagnosing pneumonia in children, researchers report.