Health Tip: Store Breast Milk Safely
(HealthDay News) -- Breast milk must be pumped and stored
properly to be safe for your baby.
Health Tip: Control Allergies During the Holidays
(HealthDay News) -- Between holiday greenery and traveling to
distant destinations, the holiday season may abound with allergy
Genes Linked to Autism Seem to Have Strong Tendency to Mutate
THURSDAY, Dec. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers who discovered
that some supposedly random gene mutations are not quite so random
after all say their findings offer clues to the causes of autism
and other disorders.
Solo Rock Stars Die Sooner Than Those in Bands
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 19 (HealthDay News) -- Rock and pop stars with a
successful solo career are about twice as likely to die early as
those in famous bands, according to a new study.
Early Language Skills Reduce Preschool Tantrums, Study Finds
THURSDAY, Dec. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Toddlers who have more
developed language skills are less likely to throw temper tantrums
by the time they begin preschool, according to a new study.
'Not Fair!' How Sibling Fights May Lead to Later Mood Problems
THURSDAY, Dec. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Fights between siblings
can lead to anxiety, depression and lower self-esteem, a new study
Motivation and Study, Not IQ, Are Keys to Kids' Math Success
THURSDAY, Dec. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Do you believe you're not
good at math? A new study suggests that with motivation and good
teaching strategies, even those who are convinced they'll never be
facile with figures can succeed in mathematics.
FDA Panel Considers 1st Drug for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
THURSDAY, Dec. 20 (HealthDay News) -- A U.S. Food and Drug
Administration advisory committee will meet Thursday to consider
approval of the first drug to treat chronic fatigue syndrome.
Asthma Linked to Increased Risk of Dangerous Lung Blockage
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 19 (HealthDay News) -- People with asthma are at
increased risk for the dangerous, sometimes deadly lung condition
called pulmonary embolism, according to new research.
What Causes Hot Flashes? Rat Study Gives New Clues
THURSDAY, Dec. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists are getting
warmer in their attempts to zero in on what causes hot flashes,
intense surges of heat and sweating that affect millions of
middle-aged women in the years leading to menopause.
Health Highlights: Dec. 20, 2012
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Family Meals Encourage Kids to Eat More Veggies, Fruit: Study
THURSDAY, Dec. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Holiday dinners spent
together as a family -- or any family dinner, for that matter --
can help boost children's intake of healthy fruits and vegetables,
a new study finds.
FDA, States Weigh Pharmacy Regulation in Wake of Meningitis Outbreak
THURSDAY, Dec. 20 (HealthDay News) -- State public health
officials want the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to play a
stronger role in regulating large-scale compounding pharmacies to
prevent tragedies like the recent nationwide meningitis outbreak,
officials said at a meeting in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday.