Health Tip: Pack Healthier Tailgating Snacks
(HealthDay News) -- Tailgating before a sporting event is a fun
way to celebrate, but the food is usually packed with fat and
Health Tip: Why Did I Faint?
(HealthDay News) -- There are many potential causes for
fainting, including having low blood pressure or standing up too
Most Americans Oppose Soda, Candy Taxes
THURSDAY, April 25 (HealthDay News) -- Most U.S. adults aren't
sweet on the idea of soda and candy taxes, and many doubt the
bigger price tags would trim the national waistline.
Gene Studies Could Point to New Alzheimer's Treatments
THURSDAY, April 25 (HealthDay News) -- Insight into genes that
play a key role in disrupting immune system pathways in the brains
of people with Alzheimer's disease could offer a potential target
for new drugs against the disease, two new studies show.
12 Ounces of Sugary Soda a Day Raises Diabetes Risk: Study
THURSDAY, April 25 (HealthDay News) -- Drinking just one
12-ounce sugar-sweetened soft drink a day can increase the risk of
developing type 2 diabetes by up to 22 percent, a European study
Kids' Concussion Recovery Varies by Symptom Severity: Study
THURSDAY, April 25 (HealthDay News) -- Children with more severe
concussion symptoms take longer to recover from their head injury
than those with milder symptoms, a new study finds.
Hormone Shows Potential as Diabetes Treatment in Mice
THURSDAY, April 25 (HealthDay News) -- A hormone that could lead
to more effective diabetes treatment has been identified by
Newborn's Placenta May Predict Autism Risk, Study Suggests
THURSDAY, April 25 (HealthDay News) -- Autism risk may be
spotted at birth by examining placentas for abnormalities, new
Faith May Complement Treatment for Mental Illness
THURSDAY, April 25 (HealthDay News) -- A belief in God may boost
the effectiveness of short-term treatment for mental illness,
according to a small new study.
Race, Income Tied to Breast Cancer Treatment Delays, Reduced Survival
THURSDAY, April 25 (HealthDay News) -- A delay in breast cancer
treatment shortens young women's survival time, especially if they
are black or Hispanic, have no insurance or are low-income, a new
Porn Use Has Small Effect on Sexual Behavior, Study Finds
THURSDAY, April 25 (HealthDay News) -- It's easy to blame
pornography for prompting young people to engage in risky sex, but
a new study suggests that the use of sexually explicit material
doesn't have a lot to do with sexual behavior.
Health Highlights: April 25, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
No Evidence That New Bird Flu Passes Between People: Study
THURSDAY, April 25 (HealthDay News) -- A new study is the first
to confirm that the H7N9 bird flu virus is passed from birds to
people. But the study did not find evidence of person-to-person