Health Tip: Practice Biking Safety
(HealthDay News) -- If you're out biking, make sure you follow
the rules of the road to stay safe.
Health Tip: Minimizing Seasonal Allergy Symptoms
(HealthDay News) -- Pollen and mold are common culprits of
seasonal allergies, but there are things you can do to help
Gene Variant May Double Alzheimer's Risk for Women: Study
MONDAY, April 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Having a copy of a
certain gene variant increases women's risk for Alzheimer's disease
much more than it does for men, a new study indicates.
Less Salt Use Tied to Drop in U.K. Heart Deaths
MONDAY, April 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A drop in salt
consumption likely played a big role in a recent large reduction in
deaths related to heart disease and stroke in England, a new study
Younger Adults Hit Hardest This Flu Season
TUESDAY, April 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The H1N1 flu was the
predominant influenza strain in the United States this year, but it
packed a lot less punch than in 2009 when it caused a worldwide
pandemic, health officials report.
Blood Test Aims to Predict Breast Cancer's Return
TUESDAY, April 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new blood test may
one day help predict the recurrence of breast cancer and also a
woman's response to breast cancer treatment, researchers
Mother's Pregnancy Weight Gain May Influence Child's Obesity Risk
TUESDAY, April 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Children born to
mothers who gain either too much or too little weight during their
pregnancy are more likely to be overweight or obese, a new study
Easter Lilies Toxic for Cats, FDA Warns
TUESDAY, April 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Easter lilies are
popular in homes at this time of year, but they can be deadly for
cats, a veterinarian warns.
Drowning Deaths Down Overall, But Still a Problem: Report
TUESDAY, April, 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Just in time for
summer swimming and boating season comes a grim government report:
Drowning deaths are still a problem in the United States, even
though overall deaths from drowning are down.
Health Highlights: April 15, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
FDA Approves New Type 2 Diabetes Drug
TUESDAY, April 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of
Americans with type 2 diabetes have a new treatment option with the
U.S. Food and Drug Administration's approval Tuesday of a
once-weekly injectable drug, Tanzeum.