Health Tip: Install Smoke Detectors at Home
(HealthDay News) -- Installing smoke detectors and properly
maintaining them can protect your family in the event of a
Health Tip: Why Your Body Needs Fat
(HealthDay News) -- While many people try to avoid fats in an
effort to lose weight, certain fats are healthy and necessary.
Muscle Weakness May Persist for Months After ICU Stay
MONDAY, April 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A stay in an intensive
care unit can lead to muscle weakness that continues to cause
significant physical limitations for up to two years later,
according to a new study.
DNA Test May Gauge Risk of Prostate Cancer's Return
FRIDAY, April 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new DNA test can
identify prostate cancer patients at high risk for a return of
their cancer, researchers say.
Complication Rate After Adult Tonsillectomy Higher Than Thought
MONDAY, April 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Twenty percent of
adults who get their tonsils removed develop complications, a new
Childhood Obesity Adds Nearly $20K to Lifetime Medical Costs: Study
MONDAY, April 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Over a lifetime,
direct medical costs for an obese 10-year-old will be nearly
$20,000 higher than those of slimmer peers, according to new
Drinking Milk May Slow Knee Arthritis in Women, Study Finds
MONDAY, April 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Milk may be a useful
weapon against arthritis of the knee for women, but the same can't
be said for yogurt or cheese, a new study says.
Could Dads' Obesity Raise Autism Risk for Kids?
MONDAY, April 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Children born to obese
fathers, but not obese mothers, may have a slightly higher risk of
autism than kids with thinner dads, a large new study suggests.
Beans, Lentils, Peas: Your Recipe for Lower Cholesterol?
MONDAY, April 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Eating beans, lentils
and other legumes may help you cut down on LDL "bad" cholesterol
and lower your risk for heart disease, a new review suggests.
Experimental Breast Cancer Drug Seems Safe, Effective for Advanced Disease
SUNDAY, April 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- In an early trial, an
experimental breast cancer drug stopped disease growth and shrank
tumors by more than 30 percent in some patients.
Having Kids Walk to School Comes With Risks, Benefits
MONDAY, April 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many parents are
understandably worried about letting their kids walk or bike to