Health Tip: Signs That You Have a Broken Hip
(HealthDay News) -- A hip fracture, more common among the
elderly and women, can cause extreme pain and severely limit your
ability to get around.
Health Tip: Keep Germs to Yourself
(HealthDay News) -- If you've got a cold, do your part to
prevent spreading the virus to others.
Mammogram Recalls Higher at Hospitals Than Private Practices: Study
WEDNESDAY, July 24 (HealthDay News) -- Women who underwent
mammography screening at a hospital were more likely to be called
back for additional testing than those who had mammography at a
private practice, a new study found.
For Seniors, Unhealthy Living May Lead to Disability
WEDNESDAY, July 24 (HealthDay News) -- Seniors who don't
exercise much, who smoke or who eat few fruits and vegetables are
at increased risk for disability, according to a new study.
People With Diabetes May Face Higher Disability Risk
TUESDAY, July 23 (HealthDay News) -- A new review finds that
people with diabetes face more than a 50 percent higher risk of
disability than people without the blood sugar disease.
Obese Applicants More Often Denied Entry to Graduate Schools: Study
WEDNESDAY, July 24 (HealthDay News) -- Add higher education to
the list of things obese people might lose out on due to
discrimination. A new study finds that being overweight may lower
your odds of getting into graduate school.
Study of Genetic Condition May Yield Clues to Cause of Allergies
WEDNESDAY, July 24 (HealthDay News) -- A disorder that affects
connective tissue could provide vital clues to the genetic origin
of nearly all human allergies and allergic diseases, say the
authors of a new study of children.
Health Highlights: July 24, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Scientists Spot New Brain 'Pathways' Possibly Tied to Alzheimer's
WEDNESDAY, July 24 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors have long known
that people with genes that produce a cholesterol transporter
molecule called APOE4 are at especially high risk for Alzheimer's
disease. Now they think they know why.