Health Tip: Help Prevent Exercise-Induced Asthma
(HealthDay News) -- Exercise-induced asthma occurs when swelling
and constriction of the airways trigger shortness of breath and
chest tightness during or just after exercise.
Health Tip: Got Power?
(HealthDay News) -- When the power goes out, don't forget about
your refrigerator and freezer packed with food that can spoil.
Muhammad Ali's Daughter Champions Fight Against Parkinson's Disease
FRIDAY, May 3 (HealthDay News) -- At 71, boxing legend Muhammad
Ali -- the only three-time World Heavyweight Champion -- continues
to fight his most challenging opponent ever: Parkinson's disease.
And according to his daughter, he's still facing life straight
At-Home Drug Errors Common for Kids With Cancer, Research Shows
FRIDAY, May 3 (HealthDay News) -- Children with cancer often
have complex medication regimens -- sometimes as many as 20 drugs a
day -- that they take at home, and mistakes are common, a new study
Urologists' Group Issues Updated Guidelines on PSA Test
FRIDAY, May 3 (HealthDay News) -- New guidelines from the
nation's leading group of urologists on the controversial PSA test
for prostate cancer highlight the importance of discussions between
a man and his doctor.
Exercise May Lower Older Women's Risk for Kidney Stones
FRIDAY, May 3 (HealthDay News) -- Anybody who's ever had kidney
stones knows how painful they can be.
Extreme Birth Weights Tied to Autism in Swedish Study
FRIDAY, May 3 (HealthDay News) -- A much larger or much smaller
birth weight than average may be associated with an increased risk
of autism, according to a large new study.
Testicular Cancer on Rise in U.S., Especially Among Hispanic Men
FRIDAY, May 3 (HealthDay News) -- The number of testicular
cancer cases continues to climb slowly but steadily in the United
States, according to new research.
Low-Dose 'Pill' Linked to Pain During Orgasm, Study Finds
FRIDAY, May 3 (HealthDay News) -- Women taking birth control
pills with lower amounts of estrogen -- a commonly prescribed
contraceptive -- may be at higher risk for chronic pelvic pain and
pain during orgasm, according to new research.
Health Highlights: May 3, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Centenarians a Happy Lot, Survey Says
FRIDAY, May 3 (HealthDay News) -- Centenarians are more likely
to be content with their lives than aging baby boomers are, and
these oldest Americans tend to put more stock in healthy eating
habits and exercise as keys to happiness, a new survey finds.