Health Tip: Exercise to Help Prevent Osteoporosis
(HealthDay News) -- Osteoporosis is characterized by thin and
brittle bones that are more likely to break.
Health Tip: Enjoy a Healthy Pumpkin Treat
(HealthDay News) -- Pumpkins are a sure sign of fall, but
they're good for more than carving on Halloween. Pumpkins add
flavor to foods, and they are a good source of potassium and
vitamins C and A.
Upping Vegetable Protein Intake May Help People With Kidney Disease
THURSDAY, Nov. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Eating more protein sourced
from vegetables might help people with chronic kidney disease live
longer, a new study suggests.
Inside the Autistic Brain: New Research Challenges Current Beliefs
THURSDAY, Nov. 7 (HealthDay News) -- The brains of children with
autism have a higher-than-normal number of connections, and this
may be a reason for these kids' social difficulties, according to
two new studies.
For Children of Teen Parents, Most Injuries Due to Falls: Study
THURSDAY, Nov. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Falls are the most common
cause of injuries suffered by children of teen parents, a new study
Despite Major Progress, Some Childhood Cancers Are Still Killers
THURSDAY, Nov. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Recent decades have seen
huge strides in treating childhood cancer, but certain types of
tumors remain difficult to treat and are often deadly.
Metformin Won't Help Heart Patients Without Diabetes: Study
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 6 (HealthDay News) -- A new clinical trial
appears to have dashed hopes that the most popular drug for
treating type 2 diabetes might also be able to reduce the risk of
heart attack and stroke in nondiabetics.
New Ligament Discovered in Human Knee
THURSDAY, Nov. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Orthopedic surgeons say
they've confirmed the existence of a new ligament in the human
Health Highlights: Nov. 7, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
FDA to Ban Trans Fats in Foods
THURSDAY, Nov. 7 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. health officials
announced Thursday a plan to phase out heart-harmful trans fats in
processed foods and restaurant fare.