Health Tip: Exercising With Diabetes
(HealthDay News) -- Becoming active and exercising daily
benefits almost anyone -- even those with a chronic health
condition. But you should always get your doctor's approval.
Health Tip: Handling Food During Pregnancy
(HealthDay News) -- Women are more susceptible during pregnancy
to foodborne illness, which also can harm the unborn baby, the
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics says.
Liberal or Conservative: Study Finds Childhood Influence
THURSDAY, Nov. 1 (HealthDay News) -- A person's temperament in
childhood and the type of parenting they received have a major
effect on their political beliefs, according to a new study.
Hypnosis May Ease Hot Flashes in Postmenopausal Women
THURSDAY, Nov. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Hypnosis may help reduce
hot flashes in postmenopausal women, cutting down their frequency
as much as 74 percent, researchers say.
An Elephant That Speaks Korean?
THURSDAY, Nov. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Koshik the Asian elephant
can "speak" and make himself understood to humans using five words
of Korean, according to a new report.
Multiple C-Sections Linked to Raised Complication Risks: Study
THURSDAY, Nov. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Pregnant women who've had
multiple cesarean deliveries are at increased risk for
complications and preterm deliveries, a new study finds.
Cancer Drug Reduced Relapses in MS Patients: Studies
THURSDAY, Nov. 1 (HealthDay News) -- The cancer drug alemtuzumab
(Campath) reduces the risk of disease relapse in people with
multiple sclerosis, two new trials show.
For Many, 'Superstorm' Sandy Could Take Toll on Mental Health
THURSDAY, Nov. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Some of the numbers are
staggering: more than 75 Americans dead, thousands evacuated from
their homes, millions left without power for days and billions of
dollars in damage from "superstorm" Sandy.
Higher Blood Pressure May Harm the Middle-Aged Brain, Study Finds
THURSDAY, Nov. 1 (HealthDay News) -- High blood pressure can
damage the structure of the brain in people as young as 40, a new
Sandy's Death Toll Rises, Even as East Coast Struggles Back to Life
THURSDAY, Nov. 1 (HealthDay News) -- New York City and other
centers hit by "superstorm" Sandy began to restore power and
transportation Wednesday and early Thursday, even as the recovery
of more bodies pushed the death toll from the storm higher.
Health Highlights: Nov. 1, 2012
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: