Health Tip: Coping With Lupus
(HealthDay News) -- Lupus is an autoimmune disease that can
cause fatigue and fever to skin rashes and joint pain. There is no
cure, but a healthy lifestyle can help control symptoms.
Health Tip: Spot the Signs of 'Lazy Eye'
(HealthDay News) -- Lazy eye (amblyopia) means one eye is weaker
than the other. Unless one of the eyes is aligned abnormally or
there is some other visual evidence, parents may not be aware that
their child is affected.
Genes Tied to High Blood Pressure Found in Black Americans
MONDAY, Sept. 16 (HealthDay News) -- Black Americans are more
likely to develop high blood pressure than whites, and now a large
new study has pinpointed four common genetic variations affecting
Cancer Drug May Be Helpful for Diabetes, Mouse Study Hints
SUNDAY, Sept. 15 (HealthDay News) -- The cancer drug Zaltrap
(aflibercept) could help treat diabetes, suggest findings from
research using mice.
Same-Sex Couples' Kids Less Likely to Have Private Health Insurance: Study
MONDAY, Sept. 16 (HealthDay News) -- Children of same-sex
parents are less likely than their peers to have private health
insurance, but the disparity shrinks in states that recognize legal
same-sex unions, a new U.S. study finds.
CDC Sounds Alarm on Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria
MONDAY, Sept. 16 (HealthDay News) -- More than 2 million people
come down with infections from antibiotic-resistant bacteria every
year in the United States, leading to at least 23,000 deaths,
according to a report released Monday by federal health
Bullied Kids Often Develop Physical Symptoms, Study Says
MONDAY, Sept. 16 (HealthDay News) -- Kids who are the victims of
bullies are often reluctant to report the abuse. But a new study
shows that frequent and unexplained physical symptoms are common in
bullied children, and experts say they can be signs that should
alert parents and teachers to a problem.
U.S. Teens Begin to Slim Down, Study Suggests
MONDAY, Sept. 16 (HealthDay News) -- American teens may be
getting the message that carrying excess weight isn't good for
New Device Approved for Enlarged Prostate
MONDAY, Sept. 16 (HealthDay News) -- The UroLift system has been
approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat low or
blocked urine flow in men aged 50 and older who have an enlarged