Health Tip: Caring for Calluses
(HealthDay News) -- People with diabetes should take good care
of their feet to prevent problems caused by poor circulation. And
tending to foot calluses is no exception.
Health Tip: Develop Healthy Habits at Any Age
(HealthDay News) -- No matter your age or physical condition,
it's never too late to make healthy lifestyle changes.
Vets With Gulf War Syndrome Show Brain Changes, Study Finds
TUESDAY, Oct. 22 (HealthDay News) -- A new study shows changes
in the brains of Gulf War soldiers who are believed to have been
sickened by exposure to chemical weapons and may provide insight
into why they often report memory problems.
Study Probes Why Truckers Use Booze, Illicit Drugs
TUESDAY, Oct. 22 (HealthDay News) -- Studies of substance abuse
by truckers show varying results, but at least some drivers turn to
alcohol or illicit drugs while behind the wheel, a new review
Many Kids With Autism on Multiple Medications, Study Finds
TUESDAY, Oct. 22 (HealthDay News) -- Children with autism in the
United States routinely take one or more prescription medications,
even though little evidence exists regarding the drugs' safety or
effectiveness for treating the neurodevelopmental condition, a new
Just 12 Percent of Women Over 50 Are 'Satisfied' With Their Bodies
TUESDAY, Oct. 22 (HealthDay News) -- Be it muffin tops,
saddlebags, chicken wings or thunder thighs, there's a lot that
most women can find to dislike about their bodies.
Kids Who Exercise More May Get Better Grades
MONDAY, Oct. 21 (HealthDay News) -- Getting regular daily
exercise of moderate to vigorous intensity may also boost students'
academic performance, according to a new U.K. study.
Obese Patients With Pancreatic Cancer Have Shorter Survival, Study Finds
TUESDAY, Oct. 22 (HealthDay News) -- A diagnosis of pancreatic
cancer usually carries with it a poor prognosis, and the news may
be even worse for those who are obese: It could mean dying two to
three months sooner than pancreatic cancer patients of normal
weight, new research shows.
Health Highlights: Oct. 22, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Learning Challenging Skills Tied to Better Memory in Seniors
TUESDAY, Oct. 22 (HealthDay News) -- Learning mentally
challenging new skills such as digital photography may help keep
older adults' minds sharp, a new study suggests.