Health Tip: Easing Restless Legs Syndrome
(HealthDay News) -- There are things you can do to ease symptoms
of restless leg syndrome -- characterized by the overwhelming
desire to move the legs. A person with RLS also typically has
sensations of tugging, throbbing, pulling or creeping of the
Health Tip: Help Prevent Hand Eczema
(HealthDay News) -- Hand eczema is characterized by itchy, red,
dry and tender hands. It may surprise you to learn that "dishpan
hands" are a form of hand eczema.
That Bad Boss May Be Toxic to Your Family, Too
TUESDAY, July 9 (HealthDay News) -- When workplace stress spills
over into your personal life, your family's well-being can also
suffer, new evidence suggests.
Many Docs Don't Follow HPV/Pap Test Guidelines: Study
TUESDAY, July 9 (HealthDay News) -- Too few doctors follow U.S.
guidelines for human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination and cervical
cancer screening, according to a new study.
Cat Poop May Pose Neighborhood Health Risk
TUESDAY, July 9 (HealthDay News) -- Parasites in cat droppings
may pose a potential public health problem, experts warn.
Singing Together Fosters Harmonious Hearts
MONDAY, July 8 (HealthDay News) -- When choir members sing
together, their heartbeats become synchronized, researchers have
Mother's Immune System Might Play Role in Certain Cases of Autism
TUESDAY, July 9 (HealthDay News) -- Some mothers of children
with autism appear to have immune system antibodies in their blood
that attack brain proteins in their fetuses, a new study finds.
Solid Food Timing for Babies Tied to Diabetes Risk
TUESDAY, July 9 (HealthDay News) -- Infants who receive their
first solid food either early or late -- before the age of 4 months
or at 6 months or older -- are at increased risk of developing type
1 diabetes, new research suggests.
Irregular Bedtimes May Sap Kids' Brainpower
TUESDAY, July 9 (HealthDay News) -- Going to bed at different
times every night appears to reduce children's brainpower, a new
British study suggests.
Obesity May Reduce Odds of IVF Success, Study Finds
TUESDAY, July 9 (HealthDay News) -- Obese women who receive
donated eggs for in vitro fertilization (IVF) are less likely than
women of normal weight to have a successful pregnancy.
Women at High Breast Cancer Risk Should Consider Preventive Drugs: Experts
TUESDAY, July 9 (HealthDay News) -- Women at high risk of breast
cancer should discuss with their doctors the use of so-called
chemopreventive drugs to reduce that risk, according to a new
practice guideline issued by the American Society of Clinical
Many Men Plan to Ignore PSA Test Guideline: Survey
TUESDAY, July 9 (HealthDay News) -- Most older American men plan
to get screened for prostate cancer despite a recent recommendation
that many should just skip the controversial PSA test, a new survey
Health Highlights: July 9, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Country Singer Randy Travis in Critical Condition With Heart Infection
TUESDAY, July 9 (HealthDay News) -- Country music singer Randy
Travis was listed in critical condition Tuesday following surgery
in a Dallas hospital to treat a viral heart infection.