Health Tip: Losing Weight? Reduce Your Risk of Gallstones
(HealthDay News) -- If you're among the millions of people who
are trying to lose weight, you may not realize that you could be at
greater risk of developing gallstones.
Timing of Heart Attack Tied to Death Risk
TUESDAY, Jan. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Heart attack patients
are more likely to die if they arrive at the hospital at night or
on a weekend, a large new review finds.
Smog Linked to Higher Heart Attack Risk
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Long-term exposure
to smog increases the risk of heart attack and angina, the chest
pain associated with heart disease, a new study suggests.
Children Who Lose Close Relative at Risk of Mental Problems: Study
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Children who
experience the death of a family member are at slightly increased
risk for psychotic illnesses such as schizophrenia later in life, a
large new study reveals.
Dissolving 'Scaffolds' Could Help Treat Leg Artery Disease
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Drug-coated
"scaffolds" that are placed in the arteries and then melt away over
time could offer a new treatment for people with painfully clogged
leg arteries, an early study suggests.
Could Turning Down the Thermostat Help You Lose Weight?
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Could your warm and
cozy home be hindering your weight-loss efforts?
Wealthier Women More Likely to Use Fertility Services: CDC
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- New U.S. government
statistics show there's still a major divide among women when it
comes to infertility: Poor, nonwhite and less educated women are
the least likely to seek services to get pregnant.
Health Highlights: Jan. 22, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: