Halloween Safety Tips for Kids With Food Allergies
THURSDAY, Oct. 31 (HealthDay News) -- Halloween activities, such
as parties and trick-or-treating, could be dangerous for children
with food allergies, a medical expert warns.
Health Tip: When Baby Confuses Days With Nights
(HealthDay News) -- Some newborns appear to have their days and
nights mixed up -- sleeping mostly during the day and being more
alert at night.
Health Tip: Prepare for Your Child's First Dental Visit
(HealthDay News) -- Baby's first dental visit is very important,
even if there is only one tooth.
Wag the Dog? Pooches Pay Heed to Tails' Direction
THURSDAY, Oct. 31 (HealthDay News) -- A dog can tell when
another pooch is wagging its tail to the left or right and responds
differently when the wag goes one way or the other, a new study
Early Stem Cell Transplant May Benefit Some Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Patients
THURSDAY, Oct. 31 (HealthDay News) -- Early stem cell
transplants do not improve overall survival in high-risk patients
with aggressive non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, but may be beneficial for a
small group of patients with the very highest risk, according to a
Babies Work Specific Brain Areas to Imitate People
THURSDAY, Oct. 31 (HealthDay News) -- Babies imitate other
people to learn how to do things, and now researchers say they've
pinpointed just how infants' brains work during that process.
HIV Resistance Mapped by Gene Researchers
THURSDAY, Oct. 31 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers who created
the first map of human resistance to HIV say their achievement
could lead to improved treatments for the virus, which causes
One in 10 Teens Has Misused Prescription Painkillers: Survey
THURSDAY, Oct. 31 (HealthDay News) -- About one in 10 American
teens and young adults says they have misused a prescription
painkiller or sedative, a new study finds.
Closing Chinese Poultry Markets Stalled Bird Flu's Spread to People
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 30 (HealthDay News) -- Closing live poultry
markets quickly and substantially reduced bird-to-human
transmission of the deadly H7N9 bird flu virus in China, according
to a new study.
Health Highlights: Oct. 31, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Some Women Cite Personal Growth After Breast Cancer Diagnosis
THURSDAY, Oct. 31 (HealthDay News) -- Although a breast cancer
diagnosis can be devastating news, some women say they also go
through positive personal growth from the experience, a new study
Can Marathons Temporarily Hurt the Heart?
THURSDAY, Oct. 31 (HealthDay News) -- The thousands of runners
who will take part in the New York City Marathon on Sunday most
likely believe they are strengthening their cardiovascular system
by participating. But new research suggests the strain of a 26.2
mile-run can temporarily damage heart muscle.