Health Tip: Understand Your Risk of Heart Disease
(HealthDay News) -- Coronary artery disease occurs when plaque
builds up in the vessels and restricts blood flow to the heart.
Health Tip: Protect Yourself While Clearing Snow
(HealthDay News) -- Clearing the snow is a common winter chore,
but don't forget that it's physically challenging. So make sure
you're up to the task.
Voice Changes May Follow 'Nose Job' in Some Patients
THURSDAY, Feb. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Having a "nose job"
might not just change your profile, it could also change your
voice, according to a small new study.
Brain Study Explores 'Inner World' of Autism
THURSDAY, Feb. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A small new study
suggests that the brains of children with autism churn busily when
they seem to be not doing anything -- potentially explaining why
people with autism often seem lost in their own inner worlds.
Fever-Related Seizures in Kids Eased by Epilepsy Drug: Study
THURSDAY, Feb. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Early treatment with
antiepileptic drugs reduces the length of fever-related seizures in
children, according to a new study.
Infants' Response to Talking Faces May Be Clue to Autism
THURSDAY, Feb. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Infants who shifted
their gaze from faces of people who were speaking were more likely
to be diagnosed with autism when they were older, a new study
Want to Keep the Weight Off? Weekday Meals May Be Key
THURSDAY, Feb. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People trying to lose
weight should pay close attention to what they eat during the week,
and not worry as much about enjoying themselves during the weekend,
a new study suggests.
Psychotherapy May Be Effective Alternate Treatment for Schizophrenia, Study Finds
THURSDAY, Feb. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A form of
psychotherapy known as cognitive behavioral therapy may be an
effective option for schizophrenia patients who are unable or
unwilling to take antipsychotic drugs, a new study suggests.
Could Low-Fat Yogurt Help Ward Off Diabetes?
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People looking to
avoid type 2 diabetes might want to increase the amount of yogurt
they eat, a new study by British researchers suggests.
Scientists Generate Insulin-Producing Cells in Diabetic Mice
THURSDAY, Feb. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- In a potential
breakthrough for the treatment of type 1 diabetes, researchers have
successfully turned mouse skin cells into insulin-producing beta
Health Highlights: Feb. 6, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
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