Health Tip: Is a Medical Condition Affecting Your Weight?
(HealthDay News) -- Losing weight is never a piece of cake, but
there are some medical conditions that may make it even more
Health Tip: Buying Children's Shoes
(HealthDay News) -- When fitting a child's feet for a pair of
shoes, following some simple guidelines can help ensure the best
Commercial Baby Foods Fall Short for Nutrition: Study
MONDAY, Sept. 9 (HealthDay News) -- Commercial baby foods don't
meet infants' dietary needs when they are weaning, according to a
Smoking Plus Asthma in Pregnancy May Make for 'Dangerous Situation'
TUESDAY, Sept. 10 (HealthDay News) -- Pregnant women who have
asthma and smoke are at increased risk for complications that can
affect them and their unborn children, a new study warns.
1 in 4 Asia-Pacific Men Admits to Rape: Survey
TUESDAY, Sept. 10 (HealthDay News) -- One in four men in the
Asia Pacific region admits he's committed at least one rape, new
Changes in Household Routines Help Reduce Kids' Obesity: Study
TUESDAY, Sept. 10 (HealthDay News) -- Small changes in household
routines, such as limiting TV time and increasing sleep time, can
help minimize excess weight gain in young children at high risk of
obesity, according to new research.
ER Visits Common After Seniors' Surgery, Study Finds
TUESDAY, Sept. 10 (HealthDay News) -- After common surgeries,
nearly one in five older Americans ends up in the emergency
department within a month of being discharged from the hospital,
according to a new study.
Boosting Teens' Mental Well-Being Is Goal of New Skills Program
TUESDAY, Sept. 10 (HealthDay News) -- When high school students
learn how their thinking affects their well-being, they may boost
their grades and reduce their risk of obesity, severe depression
and substance use, researchers say.
Some Painkillers Tied to Certain Birth Defects in Study
TUESDAY, Sept. 10 (HealthDay News) -- Women taking prescription
painkillers such as Oxycontin, Vicodin and Percocet early in
pregnancy are twice as likely to give birth to babies with
devastating neural tube defects such as spina bifida, a new study
Futile Care in ICU a Common Occurrence, Doctors Say
TUESDAY, Sept. 10 (HealthDay News) -- Critical care doctors at a
major teaching hospital believe they provided futile treatment to
about one in five intensive care unit patients, needlessly
prolonging their lives.
Health Highlights: Sept. 10, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Novel Drug Shows Promise for Early Stage Breast Cancer
TUESDAY, Sept. 10 (HealthDay News) -- A drug already used to
treat advanced breast cancer also appears to shrink early stage
breast tumors, potentially offering women a first-of-its-kind
treatment option, U.S. health regulators say.