Health Tip: Should You Take NSAIDs?
(HealthDay News) -- Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
(NSAIDs) are popular pain relievers, usually sold over the counter.
But they may not be safe for everyone.
Health Tip: Keep a Daily Food Diary
(HealthDay News) -- Keeping track of all the foods you eat each
day can help you lose weight and keep it off, according to the
Hearing Restored in Mice With Noise-Induced Deafness
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 9 (HealthDay News) -- Although loud noise can
result in irreversible hearing loss, researchers in Boston
partially restored the hearing of mice with noise-induced deafness
by regenerating damaged sound-sensing hair cells in the inner
Brief Life Expectancy Should Rule Out Certain Cancer Screenings: Study
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 9 (HealthDay News) -- The risks of breast and
colon cancer screening likely outweigh the benefits for people with
a life expectancy of less than 10 years, according to a new
Reductions in Wood-Burning Stoves Tied to Lower Death Rates
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 9 (HealthDay News) -- Reductions in air
pollution from wood-burning stoves led to a lower risk of death
among residents of an Australian community -- especially among men,
a new study suggests.
Most Teens Support Tough Smoking Bans: Survey
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 9 (HealthDay News) -- North Carolina, a
tobacco-growing state, does a lot to protect smoking: Its cigarette
taxes are nearly the lowest in the country, and it only banned
smoking in most restaurants, bars and hotels in 2010. But a newly
reported survey suggests that its teenagers aren't fans of
Active Video Games May Boost Fitness in Younger Students
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 9 (HealthDay News) -- Active video games -- such
as those that get players to dance -- can encourage inner-city
children to be physically active and may reduce their risk of
obesity, according to new research.
High BPA Levels in Kids Linked to Risk for Heart, Kidney Damage: Study
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 9 (HealthDay News) -- According to a new study,
there are signs that elevated levels of the plastics chemical
bisphenol A in children's urine are associated with an increased
risk of heart and kidney disease.
Common Heart Drug Might Improve Lung Cancer Survival
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 9 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that
beta blockers, medications that are used to control blood pressure
and heart rhythms, may also help lung cancer patients live
Many U.S. Teens at Risk for Suicide Despite Treatment: Study
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 9 (HealthDay News) -- A new study casts doubt on
the value of current professional treatments for teens who struggle
with mental disorders and thoughts of suicide.
Health Highlights: Jan. 9, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: