Health Tip: Ice a Sprained Ankle
(HealthDay News) -- When you sprain an ankle, applying ice can
help ease pain, swelling and stiffness associated with the
Health Tip: Keep Kidney Stones Away
(HealthDay News) -- Kidney stones are small, hard formations of
various materials that can be found in the urine. By making some
changes in your diet, you may be able to reduce the risk of kidney
Low Testosterone Linked to Later Arthritis in Study
WEDNESDAY, April 3 (HealthDay News) -- Men with low levels of
the hormone testosterone may be at greater risk for rheumatoid
arthritis, according to a new study.
Many U.S. Blacks Eager to Take Part in Medical Research
THURSDAY, April 4 (HealthDay News) -- Black Americans are more
likely than other racial/ethnic groups to be interested in
participating in medical research, including when it involves
providing blood or genetic samples, a new study finds.
Common Asphalt Sealant May Raise Cancer Risks
THURSDAY, April 4 (HealthDay News) -- Living near asphalt that's
sealed with coal tar may raise the risk of getting cancer, a new
study shows. The potential threat appears to be greatest for young
Balding Men Could Face Higher Heart Risks, Study Finds
WEDNESDAY, April 3 (HealthDay News) -- New research out of Japan
shows a potential link between male baldness and an increased risk
for coronary heart disease.
More U.S. Couples Living Together Instead of Marrying, CDC Finds
THURSDAY, April 4 (HealthDay News) -- Many more American women
are living with their partners rather than tying the knot, a new
government survey finds.
'Sharps' Injuries Pose Serious Hazard for Surgeons, O.R. Staff
THURSDAY, April 4 (HealthDay News) -- Injuries caused by sharp
medical instruments are a major hazard for surgeons and other
operating room staff, and put them at risk for infection with
serious diseases, according to experts.
Health Highlights: April 4, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: