Health Tip: Battling The Post-Baby Blues
(HealthDay News) -- There are many physical and emotional
changes in a new mother's life that can trigger a bout of the
Health Tip: Toddler-Proof Baby's Bed
(HealthDay News) -- Keeping your toddler's bed safe will help
everyone sleep more soundly at night.
U.S. Panel Rejects Blood Pressure Screening for Kids, Teens
MONDAY, Oct. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Not enough evidence exists to
recommend that children and teens be screened for high blood
pressure, a U.S. government-appointed panel says.
ICU Gloves, Gowns Might Reduce MRSA Infection, Study Says
SATURDAY, Oct. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Requiring health care
workers to wear gloves and gowns for all contact with intensive
care unit (ICU) patients reduces the risk of one type of
antibiotic-resistant infection, but not another, a new study
Head Injuries Common in Nursing Home Falls: Study
MONDAY, Oct. 7 (HealthDay News) -- When seniors in long-term
care facilities fall, more than a third hit their heads, a new
Parents' Feeding Choices May Raise Baby's Risk for Celiac Disease
MONDAY, Oct. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Delayed introduction of
gluten to a baby's diet and breast-feeding longer than one year
appear to increase the risk of celiac disease, researchers
Star Athletes Often Endorse Junk Food, Study Says
MONDAY, Oct. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Professional athletes may be
known for their fitness, but the foods they endorse are usually
less than healthy, a new study finds.
Study Tallies Risk of Noncardiac Surgery After Heart Stent Placement
MONDAY, Oct. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Which heart patients
receiving artery-opening stents are at highest risk for heart
attack, stroke or other issues if they undergo a noncardiac surgery
soon after the procedure?
Your Aquarium Can Be Source of Skin Infections
MONDAY, Oct. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Delayed diagnosis and
treatment of a skin infection linked to contaminated water in home
aquariums is common, according to a new study.
U.S. Website for Health Exchanges Faced Intermittent Shutdowns for Repairs
SATURDAY, Oct. 5 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Health and Human
Services Department announced late Friday that the healthcare.gov
site -- a key to the launch of the new health care insurance
exchanges -- would be unavailable during "off-peak" hours over the
weekend for repairs.
Health Highlights: Oct. 7, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Einstein's Brain More 'Connected' Than Other Folks', Study Reveals
MONDAY, Oct. 7 (HealthDay News) -- What made Albert Einstein
such a genius? A new examination of Einstein's brain has revealed
one of the likely reasons for his brilliance.