Health Tip: Managing Arthritis-Related Fatigue
(HealthDay News) -- Fatigue can be a significant problem for
people with arthritis, but there are things you can do to help
manage your symptoms.
Health Tip: Is Your Child Old Enough to Stay Home Alone?
(HealthDay News) -- There's no magic age at which your child is
emotionally ready to stay home alone. Each child must be evaluated
individually, experts say.
40 Isn't Too Old To Start Intensive Exercise, Study Finds
FRIDAY, May 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Men who begin endurance
exercise after age 40 may get similar long-term heart benefits as
those who start training before age 30, new research finds.
Stillbirths Higher After Hurricanes Katrina And Rita: Study
FRIDAY, May 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The risk of stillbirth
among pregnant women greatly increased following hurricanes Katrina
and Rita, a new study shows.
Implanted Device Lowers Blood Pressure in Rat Study
THURSDAY, May 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists have
developed a device that, when implanted in rats, lowers their blood
pressure by sending electrical signals to the brain.
Diabetics Fare Well After Kidney Transplants, Study Finds
FRIDAY, May 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Survival rates for
people with diabetes who have a kidney transplant are similar to
those of people without diabetes, a new study finds.
More Women Delaying First Pregnancy: CDC
FRIDAY, May 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- New U.S. government data
confirms the trend: the average age when women have their first
babies continues to increase.
Frequent Arguments Might Be the Death of You
THURSDAY, May 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Arguing and worrying
over family problems may lead to an increased risk of dying in
middle age, Danish researchers report.
Exercise Crucial for Women's Heart Health After 30, Study Finds
THURSDAY, May 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Staying physically
active is far more likely to determine a woman's future risk of
heart disease than any other well-known factor, including smoking,
obesity and high blood pressure, a new study reports.
Tips for New Moms on Mother's Day
FRIDAY, May 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- To mark Mother's Day,
the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is offering new moms tips and
advice as they begin their journey into parenthood.
FDA Approves New Type of Anti-Clotting Drug
THURSDAY, May 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug
Administration on Thursday approved a new type of anti-clotting
drug for high-risk heart patients.
Syphilis Cases Climbing Among Gay Men: CDC
FRIDAY, May 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Syphilis has returned
with a vengeance to the gay community, U.S. health officials
Health Highlights: May 9, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Antipsychotics Help Cut Crime Rate: Study
FRIDAY, May 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People with psychiatric
disorders are less likely to commit violent crimes if they are
taking antipsychotic or mood-stabilizing drugs, a new study