Health Tip: After You Run a Marathon
(HealthDay News) -- Preparing for a marathon requires lots of
training and preparation. Preparation
afterthe race is just as important, experts say.
Health Tip: Help Prevent Norovirus
(HealthDay News) -- Infection with a norovirus, sometimes called
stomach flu, causes symptoms such as vomiting, fatigue and
diarrhea. The virus is easily spread in crowded, contained areas
such as nursing homes or cruise ships.
'Bilingual Babies' Can Tell Languages Apart
THURSDAY, Feb. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Babies as young as 7
months can tell one language from another and begin to learn them
even if they have very different rules of grammar, a new study
Five Keys to Keep Your Valentine's Heart
THURSDAY, Feb. 14 (HealthDay News) -- If you're hoping that a
bouquet of flowers or a heart-shaped box of chocolates might give
your relationship a boost this Valentine's Day, you might be
Those Childhood Piano Lessons Should Start Early
THURSDAY, Feb. 14 (HealthDay News) -- If you're going to sign
your child up for music lessons, you will want to do it sooner
rather than later.
Untreated Depression May Cut Shingles Vaccine Effectiveness
THURSDAY, Feb. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors often urge older
patients to get the shingles vaccine because it can prevent or cut
the severity of this viral disease. But according to a new study,
the vaccine may be less effective in people with untreated
Cancer Chemotherapy Tied to Slight Rise in Risk for Leukemia
THURSDAY, Feb. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Chemotherapy can be a
lifesaver for thousands of cancer patients, but a new study
suggests that it might slightly raise the odds for a type of
leukemia later in life.
Chemicals in Cookware, Carpets May Raise Arthritis Risk in Women
THURSDAY, Feb. 14 (HealthDay News) -- In what researchers are
calling a first, a new analysis suggests that the greater a woman's
exposure to a type of common chemical compound called PFCs, the
greater her risk for developing osteoarthritis.
Lucky Dogs Get Shot at Diabetes Cure
THURSDAY, Feb. 14 (HealthDay News) -- In news that might one day
help humans who struggle with type 1 diabetes every day, Spanish
researchers report that a single session of gene therapy injections
cured five beagle puppies who had the blood sugar disease.
Closeness Isn't Always Key to Romantic Bliss
THURSDAY, Feb. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Intimacy isn't bliss if
it's too close for comfort.
Health Highlights: Feb. 14, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
16 Cases of Kidney Damage in 6 States From Synthetic Pot: CDC
THURSDAY, Feb. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Sixteen cases of serious
kidney damage caused by synthetic marijuana products were reported
in six states last year, according to a new U.S. government study
More Than 110 Million Americans Have an STD: Report
THURSDAY, Feb. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Here's a new, and
sobering, government statistic to ponder on Valentine's Day: More
than 110 million men and women in the United States have a sexually