Health Tip: Avoid Diaper Rash
(HealthDay News) -- Diaper rash can be sore and painful for your
little one, but there are things you can do to help keep diaper
rash at bay.
Health Tip: Avoid Emotional Driving
(HealthDay News) -- Your emotions can hinder your ability to
drive safely, so you should keep them in check while you're behind
Scientists Find New Way to Observe 'Good' Brown Fat
THURSDAY, April 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- In a possible
advance for obesity research, an MRI scan has pinpointed "good"
brown fat in a living adult for the first time.
Small Childbirth Change Might Help Prevent Iron Deficiency in Babies: Study
THURSDAY, April 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Changing how
newborns are held immediately after birth could boost the use of
delayed cord clamping and potentially reduce the number of infants
with iron deficiency, according to a new study.
Misdiagnoses Common Among U.S. Outpatients: Review
WEDNESDAY, April 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- At least 5 percent
of American adults -- 12 million people -- are misdiagnosed in
outpatient settings every year, and half of these errors could be
harmful, a new study indicates.
Creative Pursuits Might Boost Your Job Performance
THURSDAY, April 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Creative activities
outside of work may help boost your job performance, a new study
Bacteria May Survive Longer in Contact Lens Solution Than Thought
THURSDAY, April 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Bacteria that can
cause serious eye infections are able to survive longer in contact
lens cleaning solution than previously known, a new study
Mouse Study Reveals New Secrets of Fertilization
THURSDAY, April 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists report
they have demystified how a sperm and egg couple, with new research
in mice indicating that egg cells carry a special receptor that
allows sperm to attach to and fertilize eggs.
Quarter of Prostate Cancer Patients May Abandon 'Watchful Waiting' Approach
THURSDAY, April 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors often
recommend no treatment at all when a man is diagnosed with prostate
cancer, opting instead to keep a close eye on the slow-growing
tumor and acting only when it becomes aggressive.
School Bans on Chocolate Milk May Backfire
THURSDAY, April 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Banning chocolate
milk from schools may sound like a good move for kids' health, but
efforts to do so haven't turned out that way, a small study
Off Season May Not Be Long Enough to Recover From Football 'Hits'
THURSDAY, April 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- New research shows
that the brains of some football players who had the usual head
hits associated with the sport, but no concussions, still had signs
of mild brain injury six months after the season ended.
Health Highlights: April 17, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: