Health Tip: Fuel Your Body for Resistance Training
(HealthDay News) -- Eating a proper diet, including enough
healthy carbohydrates, can help prepare your body for lifting
weights -- or what professionals call resistance training.
Health Tip: If You Smoke at Home...
(HealthDay News) -- If you smoke at home, the U.S. Fire
Administration recommends these precautions to reduce your risk of
a home fire:
Adoption Can Boost Quality of Life for Infertile Couples, Study Finds
MONDAY, Nov. 19 (HealthDay News) -- Couples who adopt children
after unsuccessful treatment for fertility problems typically have
a high quality of life, a new study finds.
Reduced Kidney Function Tied to Mental Decline
MONDAY, Nov. 19 (HealthDay News) -- Decreased kidney function
leads to declines in thinking and memory, a new study says.
Study Supports Link Between Obesity, Cavities in Homeless Kids
MONDAY, Nov. 19 (HealthDay News) -- Among homeless children,
obesity is associated with an increased risk of cavities, a new
Sleeping Pill Linked to Hospital Falls, Researchers Say
MONDAY, Nov. 19 (HealthDay News) -- The sleep drug Ambien
(zolpidem) greatly increases hospital patients' risk of falling, a
new study finds.
Vitamin D in Pregnancy May Be Key to Women's Risk for MS, Study Says
MONDAY, Nov. 19 (HealthDay News) -- Pregnant women with higher
levels of vitamin D circulating in their blood were significantly
less likely to develop multiple sclerosis in the years after giving
birth, a new Swedish study suggests.
Youngest Kids in Class May Be More Likely to Get ADHD Diagnosis
MONDAY, Nov. 19 (HealthDay News) -- A new study from Iceland
adds to existing evidence that kids are more likely to be diagnosed
with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder if they're among the
youngest in their grade at school.
Muscle-Building Teens May Go to Extremes, Study Finds
MONDAY, Nov. 19 (HealthDay News) -- Many teenagers want a toned
physique, and some use unhealthy tactics to get one, new research
Middle Age Can Be a Bummer for Great Apes, Too
MONDAY, Nov. 19 (HealthDay News) -- Chimpanzees and orangutans
can suffer a midlife crisis just like people do, according to a new
Bigger Babies Have Bigger Brains as Teens: Study
MONDAY, Nov. 19 (HealthDay News) -- Newborns who weigh around 9
pounds or more at birth tend to have bigger brains as teens than
those who weigh less at birth, a new study finds.
Many Surgical Complications Occur After Patients Go Home
MONDAY, Nov. 19 (HealthDay News) -- Problems that occur after a
patient has been discharged from the hospital account for a large
number of complications after general surgery, a new study
Chronic Pain Is Often a Family Affair, Study Finds
MONDAY, Nov. 19 (HealthDay News) -- The teenage children of
people who suffer chronic pain are at higher risk of suffering from
such pain themselves, a new study finds.
Kids With Psoriasis More Likely to Be Overweight: Study
MONDAY, Nov. 19 (HealthDay News) -- Children who have the skin
condition psoriasis are about twice as likely to be either
overweight or obese as kids without the skin problem, according to
new research that looked at children from nine countries.
Unemployed at Higher Risk for Heart Attack?
MONDAY, Nov. 19 (HealthDay News) -- More bad news for the
jobless: Heart attack risk rises with unemployment, particularly in
the first year, new research suggests.
Happier Childhoods Tied to More Wealth as Adults: Study
MONDAY, Nov. 19 (HealthDay News) -- Do you know a happy kid?
Good news: He or she is more likely than an unhappy child to be
more affluent later in life.
Health Highlights: Nov. 19, 2012
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Kids in Daycare More Prone to Be Overweight
MONDAY, Nov. 19 (HealthDay News) -- Children who regularly
attend daycare are more likely to be overweight than those who stay
at home with a parent, but the reasons for this difference are
unknown, according to a new study.