Health Tip: Watching Your Weight During Pregnancy
(HealthDay News) -- Some expectant mothers view pregnancy as a
time to eat more and not worry about weight. But experts say
pregnant women should focus on what they eat, and how much.
Health Tip: Pack Healthy Beach Snacks
(HealthDay News) -- Concession-stand snacks at the beach don't
always offer the healthiest options. But packing your own snacks
ensures that you fuel your body with healthy foods.
Researchers Spot Potential New Culprit Behind Alzheimer's
WEDNESDAY, July 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Although the exact
reason why Alzheimer's disease develops still remains elusive,
scientists report that they've found a new protein that may play an
important role in the devastating memory illness.
Donating a Kidney May Carry Hidden Insurance Costs
WEDNESDAY, July 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People who have
donated a kidney may have difficulty getting or changing life and
health insurance coverage, a new study finds.
Genes May Raise Risk of Cerebral Palsy, Study Finds
TUESDAY, July 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests
that genes may play a role in cerebral palsy, the most common cause
of physical disability in children.
Most Kids Eat Fruit, Veggies Daily: CDC
WEDNESDAY, July 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- More than
three-quarters of U.S. children eat fruit on any given day, and
nearly 92 percent dig into vegetables in a 24-hour period, a new
U.S. health survey reveals.
Science Finds Way to Block Booze's Effect -- in Worms
WEDNESDAY, July 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists who
created worms that can't get drunk say their research could lead to
new ways to treat people with drinking problems.
Health Highlights: July 16, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
AIDS Epidemic May Be Subsiding: Report
WEDNESDAY, July 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new United
Nations report suggests that the AIDS epidemic might be waning: The
number of new HIV infections worldwide is at a record low,
AIDS-related deaths are down 35 percent, and more people with HIV
are getting the lifesaving medications they need.