Health Tip: Get More Bang for Your Beans
(HealthDay News) -- Beans are rich in fiber and full of valuable
nutrients, while largely void of fat and cholesterol.
Health Tip: Know the Rules of Sponge Safety
(HealthDay News) -- Sponges may be a handy way to wipe up messes
in the kitchen, but they can also spread germs.
Early Diabetes Signs Often Missed in Alzheimer's Patients
SUNDAY, July 14 (HealthDay News) -- Undiagnosed prediabetes and
diabetes are common in people with early Alzheimer's disease, a
Sleep Affects Concussion-Testing Results, Study Finds
SATURDAY, July 13 (HealthDay News) -- Getting too little sleep
the night before undergoing baseline concussion testing can skew
results, a new study finds.
Largest-Ever Cancer Data Set Made Public
MONDAY, July 15 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. National Cancer
Institute scientists have generated an extensive data set of
cancer-related genetic variations to help researchers better
understand how cancer responds to drugs and can resist
Diabetes Drug May Protect the Brain
MONDAY, July 15 (HealthDay News) -- The diabetes drug metformin
may do more than help control blood sugar levels: New research
suggests it may also reduce the risk of dementia.
Second Cancer More Likely for Colon Cancer Survivors: Study
MONDAY, July 15 (HealthDay News) -- Colorectal cancer survivors
have an increased risk of developing subsequent cancers, according
to a new study.
Putting Off Retirement May Help Stave Off Alzheimer's
MONDAY, July 15 (HealthDay News) -- As Americans increasingly
delay retirement, a new French study indicates this scenario may
have a silver lining: a lower risk of developing Alzheimer's
Concussion Prevention: Pass on Pricey Football Helmets, Study Suggests
SATURDAY, July 13 (HealthDay News) -- Newer, heavier and more
expensive football helmets will not lower a player's risk of
concussion, new research finds.
Kids Mimic Parents' TV Viewing Habits
MONDAY, July 15 (HealthDay News) -- If you want your kids to
spend less time parked in front of a television, you need to set
Physical Punishment in Childhood Tied to Health Woes as Adults
MONDAY, July 15 (HealthDay News) -- Children whose parents use
"harsh" physical punishment such as slapping or shoving may end up
in relatively poorer physical health as adults, a new study
2 New Alzheimer's Drugs Show Promise in Early Studies
SUNDAY, July 14 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say two new
drugs for Alzheimer's disease have shown promise in early
experiments and will likely progress to the next round of clinical
Could a Gene Help Make You Obese?
MONDAY, July 15 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have discovered
a potential genetic explanation for why some people overeat and run
a greater risk for obesity.
Cancer, Chemo May Lower Alzheimer's Risk, Study Suggests
MONDAY, July 15 (HealthDay News) -- If battling a deadly disease
can be said to have a silver lining, this might be it: Many forms
of cancer appear to lower the risk for developing Alzheimer's
disease, new research suggests.
Texas Lawmakers Pass Strict Abortion Bill
SATURDAY, July 13 (HealthDay News) -- The Texas state Senate
passed an anti-abortion bill considered one of the most restrictive
in the country Friday night, and Gov. Rick Perry is expected to
sign it into law within a few days.
Health Highlights: July 15, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
New Treatments Show Promise Against Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea
MONDAY, July 15 (HealthDay News) -- Two new promising treatments
for gonorrhea may help fight the growth of drug-resistant strains
of the sexually transmitted bacteria, according to a new U.S.