Health Tip: Giving Up Baby's Bottle
(HealthDay News) -- By your baby's first birthday, you should
start making the transition from bottles to cups.
Health Tip: Dealing With Low Back Pain
(HealthDay News) -- Low back pain can result from an injury or
from degeneration of disks between the spine's vertebrae.
Self-Esteem, Optimism Help When Caring for Spouse After Stroke
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 6 (HealthDay News) -- Self-esteem and optimism
influence depression in both stroke survivors and their spouse
caregivers, and both people should be treated together, according
to a new study.
Stroke During Childhood May Raise Risk for Epilepsy, Study Says
THURSDAY, Feb. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Infants and children who
survive a bleeding stroke may be at increased risk for seizures and
epilepsy, a new study finds.
Cancer Drug Doesn't Speed Up Tumor Growth, Researchers Say
THURSDAY, Feb. 7 (HealthDay News) -- The anticancer drug Sutent
(sunitinib) does not cause tumors to grow faster after treatment
ends, according to a new study.
Docs, Families May Underestimate Patients' Odds After Some Strokes: Study
THURSDAY, Feb. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors may sometimes be
too pessimistic about a patient's potential for recovery after a
major bleeding incident occurs in the brain, a new study
Maternal Depression, Violence at Home May Raise Child's ADHD Risk
THURSDAY, Feb. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Preschoolers whose parents
report depression and intimate partner violence may be more likely
to develop attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) by the
age of 6, new research suggests.
Exposure to Smog in Early Pregnancy Linked to Complications
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 6 (HealthDay News) -- Women exposed to elevated
levels of ozone air pollution in the first three months of
pregnancy may be at increased risk for complications such as
preeclampsia and premature birth, a new study suggests.
Older Motorcyclists More Likely to Be Seriously Hurt in Crashes
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 6 (HealthDay News) -- Older motorcyclists are up
to three times more likely than younger riders to be seriously
injured in a crash, a new study shows.
Scientists Explore How Zinc Fights Off Infection
THURSDAY, Feb. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Many Americans take zinc
supplements to zap colds, and a new study seeks to explain how the
For Restaurants, Healthier Menus May Mean Healthier Bottom Line
THURSDAY, Feb. 7 (HealthDay News) -- A leaner menu may lead to a
fatter wallet for those invested in the restaurant industry,
'Clot-Buster' Drug May Still Be Best Stroke Treatment
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 6 (HealthDay News) -- The standard medical care
for patients having an ischemic stroke is to give powerful
"clot-busting" drugs as soon as possible after the start of the
Who Says the Sexes Are Planets Apart?
THURSDAY, Feb. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Men are from Mars, and
Women are from Venus? Maybe not.
Stars Strut in Red to Bring Awareness to Women's Heart Health
THURSDAY, Feb. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Olympic gymnastics champion
Gabby Douglas wowed the crowd in crimson, actress/designer Kelly
Osbourne flaunted cherry red, and pop star Toni Braxton strutted in
ruby Wednesday evening in New York City, all part of the annual Red
Dress Collection show to boost awareness of women's heart
Health Highlights: Feb. 7, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: