Health Tip: Washing Food
(HealthDay News) -- Washing food before you eat it can help
remove harmful germs. But the procedure isn't the same for all
Health Tip: Healing After Baby is Born
(HealthDay News) -- Recovering after having a baby takes time,
patience and extra care.
Sperm Donor Age May Not Affect Infertility Treatment Success: Study
MONDAY, June 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A sperm donor's age
doesn't affect the chances of a live birth resulting from fertility
treatments using donor sperm, a new study says.
'Sexting' Linked to Sex in Middle School
MONDAY, June 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Middle school students
who send sexually explicit text messages and photos to one another
are more likely to have sex than those who don't "sext," a new
Gut Cells May Be Coaxed to Make Insulin for People With Type 1 Diabetes
MONDAY, June 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists are hopeful
that cells inside the human gut might someday be retrained to
produce insulin, the metabolic hormone that's lacking in people
with type 1 diabetes.
Kids With ADHD More Likely to Abuse Drugs: Analysis
MONDAY, June 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Children suffering
from attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more than
twice as likely to try and abuse drugs, a new analysis finds.
A Laptop May Boost a Hospitalized Child's Recovery
MONDAY, June 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A hospital can be a
lonely and stressful place for a sick child recuperating from a
serious illness, but researchers say relief from boredom and
isolation is just a mouse click away.
FDA Approves Inhaled Diabetes Medication
SATURDAY, June 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People with type 1
or 2 diabetes now have a new means of getting their medication,
with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's approval on Friday of
the first inhaled medicine for the blood sugar disease.
Health Highlights: June 30, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Supreme Court: Some Companies Don't Have to Cover Birth Control
MONDAY, June 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Family-owned companies
don't have to comply with a provision of the Affordable Care Act
that requires them to offer insurance coverage for contraception if
that requirement violates their religious principles, the U.S.
Supreme Court ruled Monday.