Health Tip: If You Have Neck Pain
(HealthDay News) -- Neck pain can indicate a minor injury or
falling asleep in an awkward position. In other cases, it may
indicate something more serious.
Health Tip: Help Prevent Bathroom Falls
(HealthDay News) -- A slippery floor in the bathroom is all it
takes to end up on your back with a broken bone or bad sprain.
Mental Ills in Kids With Epilepsy May Depend on Seizure Location
WEDNESDAY, May 29 (HealthDay News) -- Depression and behavioral
problems are common among children and teens with a type of
epilepsy known as temporal lobe epilepsy, according to a new
And America's Fittest City Is...
WEDNESDAY, May 29 (HealthDay News) -- It's a three-peat. For the
third year in a row, the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area is the
fittest in America, according to the American College of Sports
Medicine's annual rankings released Wednesday.
Thyroid Disorders Tied to Complications in Pregnancy
WEDNESDAY, May 29 (HealthDay News) -- Pregnant women with
thyroid disorders are at greater risk for premature delivery and
other pregnancy complications, a new study indicates.
Health Highlights: May 29, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Mosquitoes With Altered Gene Can't Sniff People Out
WEDNESDAY, May 29 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists have discovered
that mutating a smell-related gene in mosquitoes hinders their
ability to sniff out humans from other warm-blooded prey.
Blood-Tracking Device Uses New Technology
WEDNESDAY, May 29 (HealthDay News) -- The first device to use
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology to help workers
track blood products and prevent the release of unsuitable samples
has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Gene Therapy May Protect Against Flu Pandemics
WEDNESDAY, May 29 (HealthDay News) -- Gene therapy that turns
cells in the nose into factories that crank out super antibodies
against the flu protected mice and ferrets against lethal doses of
several pandemic strains of the virus.