Health Tip: Know the Signs of a Hip Strain
(HealthDay News) -- The muscles supporting the hip may become
strained from overuse or an injury. You're more likely than the
average person to develop a strained hip if you've already had a
similar injury, if you don't warm up before exercise, or if you
overdo it and injure your hip.
Health Tip: Don't Get Lost During a Camping Trip
(HealthDay News) -- Camping is a fun family activity, and a
great way to enjoy the outdoors. But parents should teach their
children about what to do if they get lost.
Parents Who Used Donor Eggs Often Struggle Over Decision to Tell Kids
THURSDAY, Oct. 17 (HealthDay News) -- Many people who used donor
eggs to become parents are grappling with the issue of whether they
should tell their children how they were conceived, according to a
Multiple Egg Donations May Not Affect Women's Future Fertility: Study
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 16 (HealthDay News) -- Undergoing multiple egg
donations does not have a negative effect on women's future
fertility, according to a preliminary new study.
Meds That Prevent HIV Infection Don't Spur Risky Behavior: Study
THURSDAY, Oct. 17 (HealthDay News) -- HIV-negative heterosexuals
who take drugs that protect them from contracting the AIDS virus
from their HIV-positive partners don't engage in more risky sexual
behaviors, according to a new study.
Children of Teen Mothers Don't Have Mental Disadvantage, Study Suggests
THURSDAY, Oct. 17 (HealthDay News) -- Children born to teen
mothers may have a slight language delay compared to children born
to mothers in their late 20s and 30s, but they are not
disadvantaged intellectually, a new British study suggests.
U.S. Teens More Vulnerable to Genital Herpes, Study Suggests
THURSDAY, Oct. 17 (HealthDay News) -- Today's teens may be at
higher risk than ever of contracting genital herpes because they
don't have enough immune system antibodies to shield them against
the sexually transmitted virus, a new study suggests.
Donor Eggs Increasingly Used for IVF, With Rising Success
THURSDAY, Oct. 17 (HealthDay News) -- The use of donor eggs --
whether from family, friends or strangers -- by infertile patients
undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) has risen in the last
decade, and results have been favorable, with an increasing number
of healthy babies born at term.
Men With Deep Voices Attract More Women, Study Finds
THURSDAY, Oct. 17 (HealthDay News) -- Men with deep voices have
a leg up on those who don't, a new Canadian study suggests, at
least when it comes to finding a mate.
Health Highlights: Oct. 17, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Sebelius Admits: Health Exchange Launch 'Rockier Than We Would Have Liked'
THURSDAY, Oct. 17 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. Health and Human
Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius admitted Wednesday that the
troubled launch of the federal government's new health insurance
exchange hasn't gone as planned.