Online Self-Tests for Alzheimer's Don't Work: Experts
TUESDAY, July 16 (HealthDay News) -- Most online tests for
Alzheimer's disease are unreliable and unethical, a panel of
Health Tip: Disciplining Your Toddler
(HealthDay News) -- Toddlers are fast learners, and they tend to
test their parents' disciplinary skills.
Health Tip: Prevent Salmonella From Eggs
(HealthDay News) -- Salmonella is among the most common causes
of foodborne illness in the United States, the U.S. Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention says. And raw or undercooked eggs
are among the most common sources of salmonella.
Divorce in Early Childhood May Harm Adult Ties With Parents: Study
TUESDAY, July 16 (HealthDay News) -- If parents divorce when
their children are young, the split can affect how secure these
children will feel about their relationship with their parents as
adults, new research shows.
Bone Marrow Fat May Raise Osteoporosis Risk, Study Says
TUESDAY, July 16 (HealthDay News) -- Excess fat in blood, muscle
and the liver may increase the risk of osteoporosis, a new study
U.K. Experts Urge HPV Vaccine for Young Gay Men
TUESDAY, July 16 (HealthDay News) -- Young gay men are 15 times
more likely to develop anal cancer due to human papillomavirus
(HPV) infection compared to straight men, and should be given the
HPV vaccine, British health experts say.
Legalize Pot, But Not for Teens, Many U.S. Adults Say
TUESDAY, July 16 (HealthDay News) -- Most American adults who
support marijuana legalization oppose legal marijuana use among
children and teens, according to a new survey.
Electronic Health Records May Slow Rise of Health-Care Costs
TUESDAY, July 16 (HealthDay News) -- The use of electronic
health records can cut the costs of outpatient care by about 3
percent, compared with traditional paper records, a new study
China's Bird Flu's Drug Resistance Worries Experts
TUESDAY, July 16 (HealthDay News) -- Some strains of the new
H7N9 bird flu virus that appeared in China this year are resistant
to antiviral drugs, and tests can fail to identify that resistance,
which could help accelerate their spread, a new study finds.
Health Highlights: July 16, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
FDA Approves Brain Wave Test for ADHD
TUESDAY, July 16 (HealthDay News) -- The first brain wave test
that could help diagnose children and teens with
attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has been approved
by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
First Medical Device to Help Diagnose ADHD Approved
TUESDAY, July 16 (HealthDay News) -- The first medical device
designed to help medical professionals diagnose attention
deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and teens has
been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Experts Urge Caution As Heat, Humidity Blanket Much of U.S.
TUESDAY, July 16 (HealthDay News) -- High humidity and
temperatures in the 90s could test the endurance of millions of
Americans in the eastern and central parts of the country for days
to come, experts warn.