Health Tip: Using a Hot Tub
(HealthDay News) -- A hot tub can still breed germs, and due to
its high temperature, should be used properly.
Health Tip: Take Good Care of Dentures
(HealthDay News) -- It's important to take good care of dentures
and keep them clean, just like you would your natural teeth.
Early Exposure to Gluten May Help Babies Avoid Celiac Risk: Study
TUESDAY, Feb. 19 (HealthDay News) -- Modifying an infant's diet
to include the protein gluten while the mother is still
breast-feeding could lower the risk of celiac disease, a common
intestinal disorder, according to a new Swedish study.
Emerging SARS-Like Virus Well-Suited to Attack Humans: Study
TUESDAY, Feb. 19 (HealthDay News) -- The new SARS-like
"coronavirus" that first emerged in the Middle East can invade the
lungs and immune system as easily as the common cold, according to
a new study.
Health Highlights: Feb. 19, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Too Much Coffee in Pregnancy Tied to Smaller, Later Newborns, Study Says
MONDAY, Feb. 18 (HealthDay News) -- The coffee or other
caffeinated beverages a woman drinks during her pregnancy might up
the odds for a low birth weight newborn or an extended pregnancy, a
new study says.
Racial Gap Persists in Women's Heart Health Knowledge: Survey
TUESDAY, Feb. 19 (HealthDay News) -- A new survey suggests that
while public health campaigns have prompted a growing number of
American women to recognize that heart disease is the biggest risk
to their well-being, a racial gap in awareness remains as wide as
Fluorescent Tracer 'Lights Up' Brain Tumor for Surgery
TUESDAY, Feb. 19 (HealthDay News) -- Neurosurgeons report that
they harnessed the power of fluorescent light to illuminate a brain
tumor so the entire growth could be removed.