Health Tip: Manage Diabetes During Pregnancy
(HealthDay News) -- Keeping your diabetes under control during
pregnancy can help prevent birth defects, prematurity, miscarriage
Health Tip: Feet That Hurt
(HealthDay News) -- Arthritis occurs when inflammation, swelling
and fluid build-up affect the joints.
Gaps in Care Found for Sickle Cell Disease Patients
MONDAY, Dec. 10 (HealthDay News) -- There are major gaps in
medical care for sickle cell disease patients as they move from
childhood to adulthood, new research finds.
New Blood Thinner May Help Prevent Leg Clots, Study Finds
SATURDAY, Dec. 8 (HealthDay News) -- The new anti-clotting drug
apixaban (Eliquis) appears to help prevent potentially fatal blood
clots in patients with deep vein thrombosis (DVT), a new Italian
Targeted Prostate Cancer Biopsies Might Improve Care: Study
MONDAY, Dec. 10 (HealthDay News) -- A new, highly targeted form
of biopsy could be an advance in prostate cancer care, a new study
Oxygen Deprivation in the Womb May Raise ADHD Risk
MONDAY, Dec. 10 (HealthDay News) -- Children who were deprived
of oxygen in the womb or during birth are more likely to develop
attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a new study
Could Kids' Salt Intake Affect Their Weight?
MONDAY, Dec. 10 (HealthDay News) -- Children who eat a lot of
salty food also tend to down more sugary drinks -- which, in turn,
might be related to their risk of obesity, a new study
Better Vision Tied to Health Plans That Cover Eye Exams
MONDAY, Dec. 10 (HealthDay News) -- Working-age adults who have
vision insurance have better eyesight than those without insurance,
new research indicates.
Dating Violence in Teen Years Can Have Lasting Impact
MONDAY, Dec. 10 (HealthDay News) -- Teenagers who experience
dating violence could be more likely to get involved in violent
relationships and have health problems as young adults, a new study
ADHD Can Cause Lifelong Problems, Study Finds
MONDAY, Dec. 10 (HealthDay News) -- If children with
attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, continue to have
the condition in adulthood, a new study suggests that they may face
an array of physical and mental health issues.
Health Highlights: Dec. 10, 2012
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