Health Tip: Packing Food for a Road Trip
(HealthDay News) -- Packing a cooler for a road trip can help
you enjoy delicious foods without worrying that they'll spoil and
make you sick.
Health Tip: Make the Best of the Off Season
(HealthDay News) -- When your sports season ends, it's time to
take a break from competition and give your body a rest.
Obesity Is Driving Surge in Knee Replacements, Study Finds
TUESDAY, Nov. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Rising rates of obesity
among people younger than 65 may be the main reason for the rapidly
increasing number of knee replacements in the United States,
according to a new study.
Baboons Shed Light on Human Brain Evolution
MONDAY, Nov. 11 (HealthDay News) -- Research with baboon brains
has provided new insight into the evolution of the human brain, a
new study contends.
Aerobics Might Boost Brain Health for Older Adults
TUESDAY, Nov. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Older adults can boost
their brain health by engaging in aerobic exercise, according to a
Could Low 'Brown Fat' Levels Be Tied to Higher Diabetes Risk?
TUESDAY, Nov. 12 (HealthDay News) -- South Asian people have
lower amounts of so-called "brown fat" than white people do, which
might help explain why they have a much greater risk of developing
type 2 diabetes, according to a small new study.
Meat Products Could Raise Diabetes Risk: Study
TUESDAY, Nov. 12 (HealthDay News) -- To avoid developing type 2
diabetes, you may have been told to watch your calories and kick up
your activity level. Now researchers say there's something else you
might consider: your so-called dietary acid load.
Exposure to the Metal Tungsten May Raise Stroke Risk
TUESDAY, Nov. 12 (HealthDay News) -- People with high levels of
the metal tungsten in their bodies are at increased risk for
stroke, according to a new study.
Cells Show Signs of Faster Aging After Depression
TUESDAY, Nov. 12 (HealthDay News) -- The cells of people who
have had depression may age more quickly, a new study suggests.
Soaring Prices, Not Demand, Behind Massive Hike in U.S. Health Spending
TUESDAY, Nov. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Contrary to popular belief,
the biggest reason for the rise in U.S. health care spending is not
an aging population or patient demand but rather the increasing
costs of drugs, procedures and hospital care, a new study
Health Highlights: Nov. 12, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Initial Health-Plan Enrollment Falls Below Expectations
TUESDAY, Nov. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Fewer than 50,000 people
have enrolled in health insurance through the federal
HealthCare.gov website, according to published reports.