Health Tip: Sweating Excessively
(HealthDay News) -- If it feels like you're frequently
perspiring for no apparent reason, it may time for a visit to the
Health Tip: Get Healthy Before Pregnancy
(HealthDay News) -- Planning to become pregnant? Now is the time
to get your body in shape and ready for baby.
Jury Still Out on Routine Dementia Screening for Seniors
MONDAY, March 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- There's not yet
enough evidence to support screening all older adults for dementia
or a less severe condition called "mild cognitive impairment,"
according to a statement released Monday by the influential U.S.
Preventive Services Task Force.
CT Scans Might Help Diagnose Gout in Some Cases
WEDNESDAY, March 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- CT scans can help
detect gout that's been missed by the current standard testing
method, a new study suggests.
Doctors Really Do Raise Your Blood Pressure
WEDNESDAY, March 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Patients' blood
pressure readings are notably higher when they're taken by a doctor
than by a nurse, a new study finds.
White House Extends Enrollment Deadline for Obamacare
WEDNESDAY, March 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Americans who've
started applying for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act
but can't complete the process by the March 31 enrollment deadline
will be given an extension.
Goats Aren't Dummies
WEDNESDAY, March 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Goats are far
smarter than people believe, according to a new study.
Hospital-Related Infections Hit Nearly 650,000 Patients in 2011: CDC
WEDNESDAY, March 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- About one of every
25 U.S. hospital patients contracts an infection during their stay,
and doctors can't say for certain why half those infections occur,
according to a new study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control
Health Highlights: March 26, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: