Health Tip: Avoid Food-Safety Mistakes
(HealthDay News) -- Do the wrong thing while you're preparing
food, and you and your family could become sick.
Health Tip: Manage Stress
(HealthDay News) -- Stressed out from bad weather or a demanding
'Fat Hormone' Tied to Higher Colon Cancer Risk in Obese Men
THURSDAY, Feb. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Obesity seems to
increase the likelihood for developing precancerous growths called
colorectal polyps, according to new research that offers fresh
insight into colon cancer risk.
Voice Cues Prompt Similar Brain Response in Dogs, People: Study
THURSDAY, Feb. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new study sheds
light on why Fido understands when you firmly tell him to sit or
give him other commands.
Average Obese Woman Gets Just 1 Hour of Exercise a Year: Study
THURSDAY, Feb. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new study suggests
that obese women get just one hour of vigorous exercise a year,
while obese men don't do much better at fewer than four hours.
Head, Throat Cancer Survival May Be Longer if Tumor Caused by HPV: Study
THURSDAY, Feb. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Patients with
recurrent mouth and throat cancers are more likely to survive if
the tumors are caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV) and not
smoking, according to new research.
A Little Weight Loss May Ease Sleep Apnea
THURSDAY, Feb. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A small amount of
weight loss might help combat sleep apnea, a new study
Iron Deficiency May Raise Stroke Risk
THURSDAY, Feb. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Low iron levels can
raise your risk of stroke by making your blood more sticky, a new
When Jazz Musicians Improvise, So Do Their Brains
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The mysterious
workings of jazz players' brains while they improvise music are
revealed in a new study.
More Evidence That HPV Vaccine Might Lower Cervical Cancer Risk
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Just a few years
after its introduction, a human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine has
reduced the risk of precancerous cervical lesions among young women
in Denmark, a new study finds.
Health Highlights: Feb. 20, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: