Health Tip: Take a Water Exercise Class
(HealthDay News) -- A water exercise (aquatics) class offers a
great cardiovascular workout that's not too tough on the
Health Tip: Will a Pacemaker Help Me?
(HealthDay News) -- A pacemaker is a small implanted device
designed to help the heart beat properly and in a normal
College Football Players Seem to Grow Bigger and Stronger, But Not Faster
THURSDAY, Sept. 12 (HealthDay News) -- College football players
may get bigger and stronger during their four-year careers, but
apparently all those grueling drills don't make them run faster or
jump higher, new research finds.
Positive Attitude Linked to Longer Life in Heart Patients
THURSDAY, Sept. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Heart disease patients
with an upbeat outlook are likely to live longer than those with a
negative attitude, a new study says.
Gene Mutation May Help Predict Lung Cancer Survival in Nonsmokers
THURSDAY, Sept. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say they've
identified a gene mutation that's associated with a higher risk of
lung cancer in women who do not smoke, but a better chance of
survival in female and male lung cancer patients.
Researchers Focus on Likelihood of Breast Cancer Recurrence
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 11 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say they've
identified a genetic indicator of the long-term risk of breast
Alzheimer's May Vary, Brain to Brain
THURSDAY, Sept. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Differences in
plaque-forming structures in the brains of Alzheimer's patients may
offer clues to why the disease can progress more rapidly or be less
severe in some people, a new study suggests.
Botox Approved as Temporary Treatment for Crow's Feet
THURSDAY, Sept. 12 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. Food and Drug
Administration approval for Cosmetic Botox (onabotulinumtoxinA) has
been expanded to include moderate-to-severe lateral canthal lines,
the medical term for so-called "crow's feet" lines that surround
Health Highlights: Sept. 12, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: