Health Tip: Stay Cool to Prevent Heat Rash
(HealthDay News) -- Young children may be most susceptible to
red, itchy heat rash, but it can strike anyone at any age.
Health Tip: Caring for Foot Arthritis
(HealthDay News) -- The pain and stiffness of arthritis,
America's leading cause of disability, can be a real pain in the
Fewer Americans Believe E-Cigs Safer Than Tobacco Cigarettes: Study
FRIDAY, May 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- As they learn more
about electronic cigarettes, American smokers are becoming less
likely to believe that the devices are a safer choice than tobacco
cigarettes, a new study finds.
Mental Illness Linked to Shortened Life Spans
FRIDAY, May 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Serious mental illness
can take between seven and 24 years off a person's life, which is
similar to or worse than the impact of heavy smoking, researchers
Cyberbullying Knows No Socio-economic Bounds
FRIDAY, May 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Even though they have
less access to online technologies, poor teens are as likely as
middle-class and rich teens to be victims of cyberbullying,
according to a new study.
Diabetes May Be Bigger Threat to the Female Heart: Study
THURSDAY, May 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Diabetes appears to
pose a greater risk to heart health for women than men, a new
analysis of current research contends.
Brain Changes May Accompany Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis in Kids
FRIDAY, May 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A serious complication
of type 1 diabetes called diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) can cause
temporary changes to the brain matter of children newly diagnosed
with the disease, researchers say.
New Dialysis Machine Treats Tiniest of Newborns
THURSDAY, May 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Italian researchers
have successfully used a small kidney dialysis machine they
invented to treat newborns with kidney failure.
Size of Brain Aneurysm Doesn't Predict Chances of Rupture: Study
FRIDAY, May 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The size of a brain
aneurysm does not play a major role in its risk of bursting, a new
New Campaign Seeks to Help Sleep-Deprived Americans
FRIDAY, May 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Everyone knows that to
be healthy you should eat right and exercise. But now a new
campaign is adding one more thing to that list: get a good night's
sleep every night.
Health Highlights: May 23, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: