Health Tip: Bake With Less Sugar
(HealthDay News) -- Cutting down on sugar in your delectable
desserts doesn't have to mean sacrificing taste or enjoyment.
Health Tip: Schedule Baby's First Dental Visit
(HealthDay News) -- It's never too early to begin caring for the
teeth, so your baby should visit the dentist soon after the first
Kids With Autism May Perceive Movement More Quickly
TUESDAY, May 14 (HealthDay News) -- Children with autism see
simple movement much more quickly than other children, a small new
Even Low Levels of Lead Hamper Kindergartners' Reading Skills: Study
TUESDAY, May 14 (HealthDay News) -- Even children with low
levels of lead in their blood score lower on reading-readiness
tests when they begin kindergarten, a new study found.
Experimental Drug Seems to Aid Memory in Mice With Alzheimer's
TUESDAY, May 14 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental drug
improved the memory and brain function in older mice with advanced
symptoms of Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study.
Living Near Heavy Traffic May Harm Kidney Function
TUESDAY, May 14 (HealthDay News) -- Living near a major road may
result in reduced kidney function, which could, in turn, increase
people's risk for heart attack and stroke, according to a new
'Nonsmoking' Hotel Rooms May Not Fully Protect Guests
TUESDAY, May 14 (HealthDay News) -- People who opt for
nonsmoking rooms in hotels with a partial smoking ban are not fully
protected from harmful exposure to so-called "thirdhand" smoke,
according to a new study.
Alligator Study Gives Clues to Regrowing Lost Teeth
TUESDAY, May 14 (HealthDay News) -- Dentists, as it turns out,
may have one more reason than the rest of us to be wary of
alligators. The toothy reptiles may one day put those who install
implants, bridges and dentures out of their jobs.
CDC Guidelines Could Cut Bloodstream Infections From Dialysis
TUESDAY, May 14 (HealthDay News) -- Dialysis facilities could
cut bloodstream infection rates among their patients by up to half
by following a set of recommendations from the U.S. Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention, according to new research.
Most Americans Should Eat Less Salt: Report
TUESDAY, May 14 (HealthDay News) -- Most Americans should
consume less salt, but too little salt can also cause health
problems for some, a new report says.
Angelina Jolie Has Preventive Double Mastectomy
TUESDAY, May 14 (HealthDay News) -- Hollywood film star Angelina
Jolie announced Tuesday that she has undergone a double mastectomy
because she carries a genetic mutation that greatly increases her
risk of potentially fatal breast cancer.