Health Tip: Worried About Excessive Sweating?
(HealthDay News) -- Excessive sweating, medically called
hyperhidrosis, usually affects any combination of the underarms,
palms, soles or groin.
Health Tip: Operate a Slow Cooker Safely
(HealthDay News) -- A slow cooker is a handy tool that can cook
all day long so you can enjoy a healthy meal without a lot of
Chronic Exposure to Airplane Noise Might Harm the Heart: Study
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 9 (HealthDay News) -- People who put up with the
constant roar of aircraft overhead may be at higher risk for heart
disease, two new studies suggest.
Early Puberty Tied to Higher Odds of Substance Use in Teens: Survey
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 9 (HealthDay News) -- Teens who began puberty at
an early age are more likely to experiment with cigarettes, alcohol
and marijuana, researchers report.
Efforts to Improve Intensive-Care Outcomes Produce Mixed Results
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 9 (HealthDay News) -- Three different efforts to
improve outcomes among patients in intensive-care units have
produced mixed results.
Controversial Treatment May Not Help MS Patients
TUESDAY, Oct. 8 (HealthDay News) -- A theory claiming that
multiple sclerosis (MS) is caused by the narrowing of veins in the
neck appears to be unfounded, Canadian researchers report.
Do Breast Implants Boost Women's Sex Lives?
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 9 (HealthDay News) -- Women who got breast
implants said the surgery spiced up their sex lives, a small,
preliminary study found.
Health Highlights: Oct. 9, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
State-Run Health Exchanges Off to Smoother Start: Report
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 9 (HealthDay News) -- Unlike the highly
publicized problems that have plagued the federal health exchange
website created to help Americans register for insurance coverage,
many state-run exchanges are operating well, according to published
Adempas Approved to Treat Pulmonary Hypertension
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 9 (HealthDay News) -- Adempas (riociguat) has
been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat two
types of pulmonary hypertension, characterized by high blood
pressure in the arteries of the lungs.