Teen Student-Athletes Often Unfit, Overweight
MONDAY, Aug. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Student-athletes may be more popular than teens who don't play sports, but they're no more fit.
Mouse Study Suggests Antibiotics in Kids Might Help Spur Type 1 Diabetes
MONDAY, Aug. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Repeated treatments with antibiotics were linked to the development of type 1 diabetes in mice, a new study finds.
CDC Advises Pregnant Women to Avoid Miami Beach Due to Zika
FRIDAY, Aug. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Federal health
officials are urging pregnant women to avoid travel to Miami Beach,
after Florida Gov. Rick Scott confirmed on Friday that five cases
of locally transmitted Zika virus have occurred there.
Possible Cases of Local Zika Transmission in Miami Beach
FRIDAY, Aug. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Federal and state
officials are considering an advisory that pregnant women not
travel to Miami Beach, or potentially all of Miami-Dade County,
after a cluster of Zika infections that were most likely
transmitted locally were detected there.
Fatty Fish May Curb Eye Risks for Diabetics, Study Finds
THURSDAY, Aug. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Two servings of fish a week may be enough to lower the heightened risk for blindness that those with diabetes face, a new Spanish study suggests.
Doctors Report Probable Zika Transmission Via Blood Transfusion
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Experts have wondered if the Zika virus might sometimes be transmitted through blood transfusions, and a cluster of infections in Brazil seems to support that notion.
Healthy Diet, Exercise May Help Keep Alzheimer's at Bay
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A healthy diet and regular exercise might be the keys to keeping your brain free of changes that lead to Alzheimer's disease, a small study suggests.
Health Tip: The Pluses of Using an Insulin Pump
(HealthDay News) -- An insulin pump delivers insulin directly,
without messing with syringes and bottles of insulin.
Heat Waves Hit Seniors Hardest
MONDAY, Aug. 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- As much of the
Northeast struggles with a heat wave that isn't expected to ease
until the middle of this week, here are some expert tips on how to
spot heat stroke.
Blood Pressure-Lowering Diet May Help Treat Gout
MONDAY, Aug. 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A diet that helps
people reduce high blood pressure may also offer a non-drug
treatment for gout -- a type of inflammatory arthritis, a new study