Health Tip: Warning Signs of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
(HealthDay News) -- Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless gas
produced by many heat-making devices, such as boilers and stoves.
If these devices are improperly vented, carbon monoxide poisoning
can be fatal.
Health Tip: Risk Factors for Developing Tuberculosis
(HealthDay News) -- Infection with tuberculosis bacteria
initially can cause no symptoms, but it may eventually become
Older Drivers May Be Vulnerable to Just One Drink
THURSDAY, March 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Even a single glass
of wine, bottle of beer or mixed drink might impair driving ability
in people over the age of 55, new research suggests.
Doctors' Groups Warn Against Underwater Births
THURDAY, March 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Using a birthing
pool during the early stages of labor can provide some benefits to
women. However, giving birth underwater may put newborns at risk
for serious health problems, according to a statement issued by two
major medical organizations.
For Heart Failure Patients, Shortness of Breath When Bending May Signal Problem
THURSDAY, March 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Shortness of breath
while bending over is a newly identified symptom of advanced heart
failure, researchers say.
Daily Exercise Lowers Breast Cancer Risk: Study
THURSDAY, March 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Getting more than
an hour of physical activity each day can reduce women's risk for
breast cancer, new research suggests.
Health Highlights: March 20, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Impavido Approved to Treat Tropical Parasitic Disease
THURSDAY, March 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Impavido
(miltefosine) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug
Administration to treat adults with leishmaniasis, a tropical
disease caused by a parasite that's transmitted by the bites of