New College Students Urged to Confront Their Social Anxiety

SATURDAY, Aug. 28 (HealthDay News) -- Anxiety can be a problem for some college and university freshmen, but there are a number of ways they can cope with new experiences and challenges, an expert suggests.

Potential Cause of Asthma-Like Symptoms Spotted in Mice

SUNDAY, Aug. 29 (HealthDay News) -- A possible genetic basis for severe asthma has been identified by researchers, and although the findings are based on a study in mice, the discovery may someday help people.

Low-Dose Omega-3 Fatty Acids Don't Protect Heart Patients

SUNDAY, Aug. 29 (HealthDay News) -- Most heart patients who take low-dose omega-3 fatty acid supplements don't appear to gain any additional protection against further cardiac trouble, new Dutch research cautions.

New Migraine Gene Discovered

SUNDAY, Aug. 29 (HealthDay News) -- Having a particular variation of a gene on chromosome 8 may raise the risk of getting migraines, new research shows.