Health Tip: Stay Healthier Throughout Pregnancy
(HealthDay News) -- It's important to stay as healthy as
possible during pregnancy, since your health is directly related to
the health of your baby.
Health Tip: At Risk for Trigger Finger?
(HealthDay News) -- "Trigger finger" occurs when the finger's
flexor tendon becomes inflamed and then stuck in the bent position,
making it difficult to straighten the finger.
Tumor in Bone Shows Neanderthals Got Cancer Too
THURSDAY, June 6 (HealthDay News) -- Cancer is often lamented as
a modern-day scourge, but researchers have discovered a type of
bone cancer in a 120,000-year-old Neanderthal rib.
Physically Active Jobs Tied to Unusual Amounts of Sleep
THURSDAY, June 6 (HealthDay News) -- People with more physically
active jobs tend to be either shorter or longer sleepers than
average and could be at increased risk for health problems,
according to a new study.
Football Concussion Risk Highest During Games, Not Practice: Study
WEDNESDAY, June 5 (HealthDay News) -- Youth football players are
much more likely to suffer concussions in games than during
practice, and older players have a much higher risk of concussion
than younger players, a new study finds.
Vision, Dyslexia Not Linked: Study
THURSDAY, June 6 (HealthDay News) -- A new brain imaging study
appears to rule out one potential cause of dyslexia, finding that
vision problems don't lead to the common reading disorder.
Depression Common in Those With PTSD, Study Finds
THURSDAY, June 6 (HealthDay News) -- More than half of people
with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) also suffer from
depression, according to a new study.
FDA Mulls Lifting Tight Safety Limits on Diabetes Drug Avandia
THURSDAY, June 6 (HealthDay News) -- The controversial diabetes
drug Avandia will get a second look from federal regulators this
week, nearly two years after its use was severely restricted
because of a link to heart problems.
MERS Virus May Never Become Big Threat in U.S., Experts Say
THURSDAY, June 6 (HealthDay News) -- Anyone who has watched the
movie "Contagion" has seen how fast a virus can spread and how
deadly it can be, but is it reality?
Simple Mutations Could Make Flu Viruses More Deadly: Studies
THURSDAY, June 6 (HealthDay News) -- Genetic mutations in two
emerging "bird" flu viruses could turn them into potential sources
of pandemics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers
Health Highlights: June 6, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Autism, ADHD Often Occur Together, Research Shows
THURSDAY, June 6 (HealthDay News) -- Almost 30 percent of young
children with autism also show signs of
attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a rate that's
three times higher than it is in the general population, a new
61 Now Sickened in Hepatitis A Outbreak Tied to Frozen Berry Mix
THURSDAY, June 6 (HealthDay News) -- The number of people now
ill in a hepatitis A outbreak that may be tied to a frozen
berry/pomegranate mix continues to rise, U.S. health officials said