Age Doesn't Raise Complication Risk for Pregnancies With Donor Eggs

FRIDAY, Feb. 17 (HealthDay News) -- Complication rates for women older than 50 who become pregnant through egg donation are similar to those of younger women, according to a new study.

Health Tip: When a Child Resists Going to Bed

(HealthDay News) -- Getting your youngster to go to sleep is the most stressful time of day for many parents. But it doesn't have to be.

Health Tip: Take Care of Your Skin

(HealthDay News) -- The skin is your body's largest organ, and it requires tender care to stay healthy.

More Neighborhood Bars Linked to Domestic Violence

FRIDAY, Feb. 17 (HealthDay News) -- Having a high number of bars or pubs in a neighborhood is associated with visits to hospital emergency departments due to domestic violence, a new study finds.

Parents' Strict Rules Could Curb Kids' Drinking

FRIDAY, Feb. 17 (HealthDay News) -- By imposing strict rules about alcohol, parents can reduce their kids' impulses to drink, according to a new study.

Arthritic Hip May Be Tougher to Treat Than Knee

FRIDAY, Feb. 17 (HealthDay News) -- Knees with osteoarthritis are in a constant state of self-repair, but arthritic hip joints are not, researchers say.

Eating Fish May Help Ward Off Colon Polyps in Women

FRIDAY, Feb. 17 (HealthDay News) -- Eating at least three servings of fish a week may reduce women's risk of developing some types of colon polyps, according to a new study.

Specific Dietary Goals May Help Diabetics Eat Better

FRIDAY, Feb. 17 (HealthDay News) -- Specific goals can help people with type 2 diabetes improve their dietary habits, according to a new study.

Exercise Can Build Young Adults' Bones, Study Finds

FRIDAY, Feb. 17 (HealthDay News) -- Exercising in young adulthood boosts bone density, new research suggests.

Kids With Crohn's Disease, Colitis Often Struggle at School: Study

FRIDAY, Feb. 17 (HealthDay News) -- Children with inflammatory bowel disease may have difficulty in school due to frequent absences that are largely the result of mental struggles such as depression rather than the disease itself, a new study finds.

Good Football Helmet Fit Key to Preventing Brain Injuries

FRIDAY, Feb. 17 (HealthDay News) -- While football helmets don't prevent concussions, good helmet fit might help reduce loss of consciousness that can follow a blow to the head, a new study finds.

Motor Impairments Appear to Be a Characteristic of Autism

FRIDAY, Feb. 17 (HealthDay News) -- Autism itself seems to be responsible for the problems children with the disorder have in developing motor skills such as running, throwing a ball and learning to write, according to a new study.

Living to 100 May Be Tougher Than You Think

FRIDAY, Feb. 17 (HealthDay News) -- Decades-old assumptions about the odds of reaching very old age may be wrong, which could put 100 out of reach for many seniors, a new study finds.

Is Grief an Illness? The Debate Heats Up

THURSDAY, Feb. 16 (HealthDay News) -- The loss of a loved one can trigger deep emotional turmoil, but is the grief that follows a normal part of being human or is it a form of mental illness in need of diagnosis and treatment?

Brain Scans Might Spot Autism as Early as 6 Months of Age

FRIDAY, Feb. 17 (HealthDay News) -- In children as young as 6 months old, changes in the brain that can lead to autism spectrum disorder may have already begun, preliminary research suggests.

Health Highlights: Feb. 17, 2012

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:

Faulty Dosing Device Prompts Recall of Infants' Tylenol

FRIDAY, Feb. 17 (HealthDay News) -- A potentially faulty dosing system on bottles of Infants' Tylenol has prompted McNeil Consumer Healthcare, a division of Johnson & Johnson, to recall all of the product.