Injury Risk May Rise When Kids Play Just One Sport
FRIDAY, March 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Focusing too much on
playing one favorite sport probably isn't a good idea for kids
under 12, researchers report.
Many College Football Players Lack Vitamin D: Study
THURSDAY, March 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Low vitamin D
levels are common among college football players and may put them
at increased risk for injuries, a new study suggests.
Smokers Prone to Problems After Joint Replacement: Study
THURSDAY, March 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Quitting smoking
before knee or hip replacement surgery may cut the risk of
complications after surgery, a new study suggests.
Home Beats Rehab for Knee, Hip Replacement Recovery
THURSDAY, March 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Patients who go
straight home from the hospital following hip or knee replacement
surgery recover as well as, or better than, those who first go to a
rehabilitation center, new research indicates.
Osteoporosis Fractures May Be Deadlier for Men
WEDNESDAY, March 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Men are more
likely than women to die after suffering an osteoporosis-related
fracture, researchers report.
Which High School Sport Has the Most Concussions?
WEDNESDAY, March 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Female soccer
players suffer the highest rate of concussions among all high
school athletes in the United States, a new study finds.
1 in 4 U.S. Adults Disabled by Arthritis: CDC
TUESDAY, March 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Arthritis is
expanding its grip on Americans, with 24 million adults limited in
their everyday activities because of the debilitating joint
disease, U.S. health officials say.
Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug May Not Ease Chronic Fatigue Syndrome After All
MONDAY, March 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A small-scale clinical
trial has cast doubt upon the potential usefulness of an
anti-inflammatory drug to treat chronic fatigue syndrome.
Immune Disorders Such as MS, Psoriasis May Be Tied to Dementia Risk
WEDNESDAY, March 1, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- People with
autoimmune diseases -- conditions that cause a person's immune
system to turn against the body -- appear to have an increased risk
of developing dementia, a new British study suggests.
Scientists Spot Signs That Predict Worsening Multiple Sclerosis
WEDNESDAY, March 1, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Multiple sclerosis
(MS) is more likely to progress to advanced disease among patients
who suffer from fatigue and limited use of their legs, new research