Health Tip: Reduce the Risk of Dog Bites
(HealthDay News) -- Before welcoming a new dog into your family,
research how to choose the right one.
Health Tip: Choosing Your Child's Pediatrician
(HealthDay News) -- Your child's pediatrician will be your
partner for many years in helping your child grow into a healthy
4 Billion People Worldwide Have Untreated Cavities: Study
WEDNESDAY, June 5 (HealthDay News) -- Billions of people around
the world have untreated tooth decay, a new study has found.
Men Face Higher Risk of Infections Related to Health Care
WEDNESDAY, June 5 (HealthDay News) -- Women are less likely to
develop infections related to receiving health care than men,
according to a large new study.
Recession Forced Cutbacks in Care for Special Needs Kids: Study
MONDAY, June 3 (HealthDay News) -- The belt tightening triggered
by the recent recession appears to have forced families to make
tough choices about care for children with chronic physical or
emotion problems, a new study suggests.
Almost Half of Cancer Doctors Report Symptoms of Burnout: Survey
WEDNESDAY, June 5 (HealthDay News) -- Most cancer doctors are
satisfied with their career, but nearly half say they have
experienced at least one symptom of work-related burnout, a new
Alzheimer's Drugs May Benefit Heart, Study Finds
WEDNESDAY, June 5 (HealthDay News) -- Drugs used to treat
early-stage Alzheimer's disease may also reduce patients' risk of
heart attack and death, according to a new study.
Blacks With Certain Gene Need Lower Doses of Warfarin: Study
WEDNESDAY, June 5 (HealthDay News) -- The discovery of a genetic
variation that affects how some black patients respond to the blood
thinner warfarin could improve the safety and effectiveness of the
drug, researchers report.
Mind Control Moves Model Helicopter in Study
WEDNESDAY, June 5 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists say five people
wearing special electrodes were able to control a model helicopter
by their thoughts alone.
Stem Cell Therapy Cures Type 1 Diabetes in Mice
WEDNESDAY, June 5 (HealthDay News) -- Using an
immune-suppressing medication and adult stem cells from healthy
donors, researchers say they were able to cure type 1 diabetes in
Health Highlights: June 5, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
New Kind of Therapy Shows Early Promise in MS Patients
WEDNESDAY, June 5 (HealthDay News) -- A new therapy for multiple
sclerosis that teaches the body to recognize and then ignore its
own nerve tissue appears to be safe and well-tolerated in humans, a
small new study shows.
49 Now Sickened in Hepatitis A Outbreak Tied to Frozen Berry Mix
WEDNESDAY, June 5 (HealthDay News) -- The number of people now
ill in a hepatitis A outbreak that may be tied to a frozen
berry/pomegranate mix continues to rise, U.S. health officials said