Health Tip: Exercise Advice for Those With Diabetes
(HealthDay News) -- Physical activity can help people with
diabetes lose weight and better control their blood sugar, but
there's a right time and place.
Health Tip: Eat Safely During the Holidays
(HealthDay News) -- Before you stuff the turkey or prepare
holiday treats, make sure you take precautions to prepare your food
and store it safely after the feast is over.
Transfusions During Hospital Transport May Help Trauma Patients Survive
SATURDAY, Nov. 16, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Giving blood
transfusions to severely injured patients while they're on the way
to the hospital could save their lives, at least in the short term,
new research suggests.
Kids' Cancer Treatments May Cause Heart Trouble, Study Says
SUNDAY, Nov. 17, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Children who survive
cancer often have treatment-related changes to their arteries that
may put them at risk for heart disease while still in childhood, a
new study says.
Heart Disease No. 1 Cause of Pregnancy-Related Deaths in California: Study
SUNDAY, Nov. 17, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Heart disease is the
top cause of pregnancy-related deaths in California, but almost
one-third of those deaths could be prevented, a new study
Eyes Might Be Window Into Common Heart Disorder
MONDAY, Nov. 18, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Damage to the blood
vessels of the eyes or kidneys might help identify people who are
at raised risk for a common type of heart-rhythm disorder, a new
Giving CPR for More Than 30 Minutes May Be Worth It
SATURDAY, Nov. 16, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Experts agree that
after someone's heart stops, the sooner CPR is started the better
the chances of survival.
Antidote Might Reverse Complication From Blood Thinner Pradaxa
MONDAY, Nov. 18, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists say they're
close to having a treatment that can quickly reverse the effects of
the anti-clotting drug Pradaxa when necessary.
Timely Surgery Tied to Better Outcomes After Hip Fracture
MONDAY, Nov. 18, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Having surgery as soon
as possible after a hip fracture may reduce the risk of
complications and death, a small new study suggests.
Program Helps Heart Patients Stick With Meds After Leaving Hospital
MONDAY, Nov. 18, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- People who are
hospitalized for a heart attack or angina are more likely to take
their medication properly once they leave the hospital if they
receive personal attention from a pharmacist, new research
Bedroom TV, Video Games Linked to Less Sleep in Boys With Autism
MONDAY, Nov. 18, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Exposure to television
and video games could play a role in the sleep problems of children
with autism, new research suggests.
New Study Paints Grim Health Picture for Obese Teens
MONDAY, Nov. 18, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Severely obese teens
are at increased risk for a host of serious health problems as
adults, including asthma, kidney disease and sleep disorders,
according to a new study.
College Students Feel Pull of Cigarette Ads, Study Finds
MONDAY, Nov. 18, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- The influence of just
one cigarette ad can last for seven days and increases the risk of
smoking among college students, according to a new study.
Fitness Linked to Lower Heart Attack Risk in Heart Disease Patients
SUNDAY, Nov. 17, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Being physically fit
can help prevent heart attacks and increase survival in people with
stable coronary artery disease, a new study finds.
Breast Milk With Solid Foods Might Stave Off Allergies
MONDAY, Nov. 18, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Giving babies solid
food while still breast-feeding, and waiting until 17 weeks to do
so, might protect the infants from food allergies, British
New Push by Doctors to Limit Antibiotic Use in Kids
MONDAY, Nov. 18, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- American children get
too many unnecessary antibiotic prescriptions for upper respiratory
infections, a medical group says. Now the organization is urging
both providers and parents to take steps to ensure that antibiotics
are used only when truly needed.
Text Message From Your Heart Doc: 'Take Your Medicine'
SUNDAY, Nov. 17, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- In the future, better
care for heart patients may be just a text message away.
Weight Loss Can Combat Irregular Heart Beat, Study Says
SUNDAY, Nov. 17, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Overweight or obese
people can cut their risk of trouble with a potentially fatal
irregular heart beat if they lose a lot of weight, a new study has
Health Highlights: Nov. 18, 2013
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
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