Health Tip: Dealing With Shift Work Fatigue
(HealthDay News) -- Shift work often means staying awake during
the late night and early morning, leading to big-time fatigue.
Health Tip: Choosing the Right Toothbrush
(HealthDay News) -- Using the right toothbrush can help you care
for your teeth and gums. But it's also important to make sure it's
Concussion Rates Double Among High School Athletes: Report
THURSDAY, May 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The rate of
concussions in U.S. high school athletes more than doubled between
2005 and 2012, new research shows.
Stem Cells Reverse MS-Like Illness in Mice
THURSDAY, May 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Mice disabled by a
multiple sclerosis-like condition were able to walk again a few
weeks after receiving human neural stem cell transplants, a new
There May Be Such a Thing as 'Too Much Exercise'
WEDNESDAY, May 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Is there a limit to
the benefits of exercise? Two studies suggest that, for certain
people, keeping to a moderate physical activity regimen may be best
for heart health.
Purposeful Life Might Be a Longer Life
THURSDAY, May 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- You may live longer
if you feel you have a purpose in life, a new study suggests.
Study Probes Link Between Early Antibiotic Use, Asthma
THURSDAY, May 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Children treated with
antibiotics in their first year of life may face more than twice
the risk of developing asthma later in life.
Flame Retardants Common in Dust at Child Care Centers: Study
THURSDAY, May 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Hazardous flame
retardants are found indoors at U.S. child care centers, which
means children at those facilities could be exposed to the
chemicals, a new study reveals.
Obesity May Raise Breast Cancer Death Risk for Some Women
THURSDAY, May 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new study suggests
that obesity may raise the risk of dying from early stage breast
cancer for some women.
Scientists Get Closer to the Stem Cells That May Drive Cancers
THURSDAY, May 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Although the very
concept of cancer stem cells has been controversial, new research
provides proof that these distinct types of cells exist in
CDC Urges Anti-HIV Pill for People at High Risk of Infection
WEDNESDAY, May 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People deemed to be
at high risk for contracting HIV, the virus that causes AIDS,
should take anti-HIV medicines that seem to cut transmission risk,
the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced
Health Highlights: May 15, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: