Health Tip: Exercise in Cold Weather
(HealthDay News) -- Before you head out into the cold to
exercise, make sure you're wearing enough layers.
Health Tip: Being Active With Heart Failure
(HealthDay News) -- Exercise can help strengthen your muscles,
including your heart. But if you've got heart failure, you should
discuss exercise with your doctor before you start working out.
Head, Neck Injury May Triple Younger People's Risk for Stroke
THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Head and neck
injuries may triple the odds that a young adult or child suffers
the leading form of stroke, new research suggests.
Few Americans Get Recommended Emergency Stroke Care
THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Although most
Americans live relatively close to a hospital that can give
emergency stroke treatment, few actually receive the recommended
therapies, a new study suggests.
Could Infections Harm Memory in Older Adults?
THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Exposure to several
types of common infections could be associated with memory
problems, a new study suggests. The authors caution, however, that
further research is needed to draw concrete conclusions.
Video Games Might Help People With Dyslexia Learn to Read, Study Suggests
THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Video games might
help people with dyslexia improve their ability to read, a new
Making Acupuncture Even Safer
THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Uniformly improving
the quality of acupuncture needles would help prevent potential
problems such as skin reactions and pain, according to a new
Restless Sleep Linked to Widespread Pain in Older Adults
THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Waking up and not
feeling rested isn't just annoying. Researchers say that
"non-restorative sleep" is the biggest risk factor for the
development of widespread pain in older adults.
Stroke Risk May Persist Longer Than Thought After Childbirth
THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The increased risk
of having a stroke or other blood-clotting problem might continue
longer after a woman gives birth than previously believed,
according to a new study.
Injected Gel Might Someday Help Treat Heart Failure
THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Attempting to reduce
the risk for heart failure following a heart attack, early research
on swine takes a new protective approach: targeted injection of
naturally occurring "protein inhibitors" directly into the
Early Clot-Busting Treatment Helps Most Stroke Patients: Study
THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Quick treatment with
a clot-busting drug limits brain damage in stroke patients -- even
those who are elderly or have had more severe strokes, new research
Obamacare Enrollment Nears 3.3 Million
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly 3.3 million
Americans have signed up for health insurance through the state and
federal marketplaces created by the Affordable Care Act, the Obama
administration announced Wednesday.
Health Highlights: Feb. 13, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: