Health Tip: Be Ready for a Hurricane
(HealthDay News) -- If a hurricane is headed your way, taking
steps to help protect your home and family can help avoid
Health Tip: Why Should I Stop Driving?
(HealthDay News) -- Aging and chronic health problems can
adversely affect your ability to drive safely. If you have a
chronic illness, poor vision or arthritis, for example, it's time
to speak with your doctor. He or she may recommend that you stop
Brain Size May Yield Clues to Anorexia
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 28 (HealthDay News) -- Teens with anorexia
nervosa have bigger brains than those without the eating disorder,
a finding that suggests biology may play a larger role in the
condition than realized.
Hodgkin Lymphoma Treatment Tied to Higher Risk of Stomach Cancer in Study
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 28 (HealthDay News) -- Certain radiation and
chemotherapy treatments may increase Hodgkin lymphoma survivors'
risk of developing stomach cancer, according to new study.
In Type 2 Diabetes, Gut May 'Taste' Sugar Differently
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 28 (HealthDay News) -- The way that the
intestine "tastes" sweet foods may be defective in people with type
2 diabetes, leading to problems with glucose (sugar) uptake, a new
Brain Protein Is a Key to 'Senior Moments,' Study Finds
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 28 (HealthDay News) -- A protein in the brain
could hold the key to reversing the age-related memory loss that
causes "senior moments" of forgetfulness, Columbia University
Your Gut Bacteria May Predict Your Obesity Risk
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 28 (HealthDay News) -- Bacteria in people's
digestive systems -- gut germs -- seem to affect whether they
become overweight or obese, and new research sheds more light on
why that might be.
Health Highlights: Aug. 28, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Scientists Grow 'Model Brain' From Stem Cells
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 28 (HealthDay News) -- In another milestone for
regenerative medicine, Austrian scientists report they have turned
stem cells into a collection of tissues that resembles the
beginnings of the human brain.