Health Tip: Dealing With Dandruff
(HealthDay News) -- Dandruff, medically called seborrheic
dermatitis, is characterized by dry, flaky skin on the scalp.
Though it can be embarrassing, especially to folks who wear black,
there's no evidence that it's harmful.
Health Tip: Get Active!
(HealthDay News) -- Keeping a log of your physical activity can
help motivate you to get enough exercise and track your
Exercise Alone May Help Those With Type 2 Diabetes
TUESDAY, June 25 (HealthDay News) -- Exercise benefits people
with type 2 diabetes even if they don't make any other lifestyle or
diet changes, a new study says.
A Honey of a Heart Condition
TUESDAY, June 25 (HealthDay News) -- It's a sweet treat, but too
much of a certain type of honey triggered a dangerous irregular
heartbeat in a Turkish father and son, according to a new
Are Breast-fed Kids More Upwardly Mobile?
MONDAY, June 24 (HealthDay News) -- Breast-feeding, a practice
already linked with many health benefits, could help a child become
more upwardly mobile as an adult, British researchers report.
You Can Boost Your Baby's Vocabulary
TUESDAY, June 25 (HealthDay News) -- If you have a baby who's
learning to talk, you may feel the need to chatter incessantly to
boost her vocabulary, but a new study says another factor is
crucial: the ability to provide non-verbal clues that help an
infant figure out what words mean.
Diet-Exercise Combo Doesn't Cut Heart Risks in Type 2 Diabetes Patients
MONDAY, June 24 (HealthDay News) -- Weight loss accomplished
from diet and exercise does not appear to cut the risk of heart
problems for people with diabetes, a new study finds.
Gene Discoveries Could Give Insight Into Migraines
TUESDAY, June 25 (HealthDay News) -- Five newly identified
genetic regions linked to the onset of migraine could boost
scientists' understanding of what drives the painful headaches,
ADHD May Be Tied to Longer-Lasting Head Injury, Study Says
TUESDAY, June 25 (HealthDay News) -- Children with
attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder should be steered away
from contact sports such as football or basketball because these
kids may be at greater risk of long-lasting head injury than their
peers, a new study recommends.
Did Extreme Cola Habit Cause Woman's Irregular Heartbeat?
TUESDAY, June 25 (HealthDay News) -- Excessive soda consumption
appeared to be the culprit in the case of a 31-year-old woman
suffering from fainting spells and an irregular heartbeat after she
spent more than half her life drinking only colas in place of
water, a new study contends.
Many Americans Earn Low Grades for Proper Med Use: Survey
TUESDAY, June 25 (HealthDay News) -- Americans get an average of
C+ on the proper use of medications, and one in seven even gets an
F, a new report card shows.
Cellphone 'Distracted Walking' Sending Pedestrians to the ER
TUESDAY, June 25 (HealthDay News) -- Pedestrians are becoming
more likely to be injured while using their cellphones and an
estimated 1,500 were treated in U.S. emergency rooms in 2010 as a
result, a new study finds.
Health Highlights: June 25, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: