Health Tip: Practicing Pilates
(HealthDay News) -- Pilates is an exercise regimen that focuses
on strengthening and flexibility.
Health Tip: Pack the Right Sports Snacks
(HealthDay News) -- Packing nutritious snacks can help your
young athlete stay healthy and have the energy to succeed on the
More Specialists Question Safety of Testosterone Therapy for Older Men
MONDAY, Feb. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Following the recent
announcement from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration about the
potential hazards of using testosterone supplements in older men,
another group of experts is raising concerns about the popular
Scientists Get Closer to Rejuvenating Aging Muscles
SUNDAY, Feb. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- As millions of aging
Baby Boomers know, muscle tone and strength declines with advancing
age, regardless of gym workouts. Now scientists say they might have
uncovered a clue as to why that happens -- and new cell targets to
help reverse it.
STD Education Must Start Long Before Kids Engage in Sex
MONDAY, Feb. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Having a stable home
life as a child, nice friends and success at school reduces the
odds of getting sexually transmitted diseases as a young adult,
according to a new study.
Bullying May Have Lasting Health Effects on Kids
MONDAY, Feb. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Kids who are picked on
by their peers may see lasting effects on their physical and mental
well-being -- especially if the bullying is allowed to persist for
years, a new study suggests.
Beauty, Not Health May Spur Teens to Use Sunscreen
MONDAY, Feb. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- If you really want to
motivate teens to use sunscreen, you might try appealing to their
Kids With ADHD May Benefit From 'Brain Wave' Training in School: Study
MONDAY, Feb. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests
that children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
may benefit from getting a type of training during school hours
that monitors their brain waves to help improve attention.
Mother's Voice on Special Pacifier Helps Preemies Learn to Eat
MONDAY, Feb. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Premature babies often
struggle to learn to eat. Now, a special pacifier that plays
prerecorded songs seems to help speed the process along,
Health Highlights: Feb. 17, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Who's a Hunk Depends on Time of the Month
MONDAY, Feb. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- So, when you're in
between menstrual periods, that shy, sensitive guy may make your
heart flutter, but the burly man with the deep voice looks
inexplicably irresistible when you're ovulating.
Vimizim Approved for Rare Childhood Disorder
MONDAY, Feb. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Vimizim (elosulfase
alfa) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to
treat a rare childhood disorder called Mucopolysaccharidosis Type
IVA, also known as Morquio A syndrome.