Health Tip: Am I at Risk for Endometriosis?
(HealthDay News) -- Endometriosis occurs in women when
endometrial tissue that lines the uterus grows outside of the
uterus. Pelvic pain during menstruation is a common symptom.
Health Tip: Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
(HealthDay News) -- Carbon monoxide (CO) is a toxic gas that you
can't see or smell, but it can kill people and animals if a leak
isn't detected quickly.
Breast-Feeding Might Cut Risk for Tough-to-Treat Breast Cancer: Study
THURSDAY, Oct. 18 (HealthDay News) -- Breast-feeding may reduce
a woman's risk for a form of breast cancer that's particularly
difficult to treat, a new study suggests.
Dad's Advice Could Be Key to Teens' Sexual Activity
THURSDAY, Oct. 18 (HealthDay News) -- The idea that fathers play
a significant role in the development of their kids' approach to
sex has received some support in a new evidence review. Studies in
the review suggest that adolescents have less sex if their fathers
talk to them more about sexual matters.
Could Green Tea Help Fight Prostate Cancer?
THURSDAY, Oct. 18 (HealthDay News) -- Six cups of green tea a
day may slow the progression of prostate cancer, a new study
Fewer Children for Women After Ectopic Pregnancy: Study
THURSDAY, Oct. 18 (HealthDay News) -- Women whose first
pregnancy is ectopic have fewer children and are at increased risk
for another ectopic pregnancy, a new study says.
Weight-Loss Surgery Tied to Drop in Heart Risk Factors
THURSDAY, Oct. 18 (HealthDay News) -- Gastric band surgery, and
other types of weight-loss operations, can significantly reduce
obese people's risk for heart disease and stroke, and also improve
the health of the heart itself, researchers report.
Depression Brings Worries About Discrimination, Study Finds
THURSDAY, Oct. 18 (HealthDay News) -- Among people with
depression, 79 percent report that they've experienced some form of
discrimination, a new study finds.
Menopause Won't Spur Weight Gain, But May Boost Belly Fat: Review
THURSDAY, Oct. 18 (HealthDay News) -- Menopause does not cause
weight gain, but it does increase belly fat, according to a new
Some With Alzheimer's Better Off Staying on Antipsychotics: Study
THURSDAY, Oct. 18 (HealthDay News) -- People with Alzheimer's
disease who take the antipsychotic drug risperidone (Risperdal) to
help curb their agitation and aggression may see a return of these
troublesome symptoms if they stop taking the medication, a new
Health Highlights: Oct. 18, 2012
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Accidents Claim Lives of 12,000 U.S. Children Each Year: CDC
THURSDAY, Oct. 18 (HealthDay News) -- About 12,000 children die
from unintended, accidental injuries each year, most of them
preventable, according to a report issued Thursday by the U.S.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.