Health Tip: Why Am I Overweight?
(HealthDay News) -- Eating too much is an obvious factor for
being overweight, but it's not the only one.
Health Tip: Running on a Trail
(HealthDay News) -- The next time you head out for a run,
consider using a trail for a change of pace and a new physical
Laughter May Work Like Meditation in the Brain
SUNDAY, April 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Laughter triggers
brain waves similar to those associated with meditation, according
to a small new study.
Pediatricians Should Plan for Anthrax Attack, U.S. Experts Say
MONDAY, April 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Children may require
different treatment than adults after exposure to anthrax, says a
new report from leading U.S. pediatricians and health
Training Programs Protect Young Athletes From ACL Tears: Report
MONDAY, April 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Certain training
methods can greatly reduce young athletes' risk of serious and
potentially debilitating knee injuries, a new report says.
Induced Labor May Lower Risk for C-Section, Study Finds
MONDAY, April 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Pregnant women whose
labor is induced are 12 percent less likely to need a cesarean
delivery than those whose doctors take a "wait-and-see" approach, a
new review of the data shows.
A Memory Aid for Seniors: Laughter
SUNDAY, April 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Humor and laughter
may help combat memory loss in the elderly, a new study
Joblessness an Unwanted Side Effect of Chemo for Breast Cancer
MONDAY, April 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Women with breast
cancer who undergo chemotherapy are more likely to end up
unemployed than patients who get other treatments, a new study
Pot-Booze Combo More Dangerous for Teen Drivers Than Alcohol Alone
MONDAY, April 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Teenagers who mix
alcohol and marijuana are more likely to be dangerous on the road
than teens who use one or the other drug, a new study suggests.
Gastro Woes More Common in Kids With Autism: Review
MONDAY, April 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- What many parents of
children with autism have long suspected -- that autism and
gastrointestinal complaints often go together -- is now supported
by a new study.
Health Highlights: April 28, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Y Chromosome Loss Linked to Higher Cancer Risk in Men
MONDAY, April 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- As men age, the Y
chromosome can start to disappear from some of their body cells --
something scientists have seen as normal. But a new study suggests
that "loss of Y" might signal an increased risk of cancer.