Certain COPD Meds Might Raise Heart Risks, Study Says
MONDAY, May 20 (HealthDay News) -- Long-acting inhaled medications used by millions of people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may raise the risk of cardiovascular complications among older patients, a new large Canadian study reveals.
Weekend 'Catch-Up' Sleep May Cut Young Drivers' Crash Risk
MONDAY, May 20 (HealthDay News) -- Young drivers who get behind the wheel while drowsy run a higher risk of getting into car crashes, but Australian researchers have found that not catching up on missed sleep on weekends puts them in even greater danger of having an accident at night.
Sports May Be OK With Defibrillator, Study Says
MONDAY, May 20 (HealthDay News) -- Although people with implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) are often advised to avoid activities more strenuous than golf or bowling, new research suggests that many people with these heart devices can participate in more vigorous sports.
Favorite Music May Ease Anxiety in ICU Patients
MONDAY, May 20 (HealthDay News) -- Music can help soothe the
fear and anxiety of critically ill patients who have been placed on
ventilators, reducing both their stress and their need for
sedatives, according to a new study.
Many Can Blame Family for Their Bunions
MONDAY, May 20 (HealthDay News) -- If you've got bunions,
chances are others in your family suffer from the common foot
disorder, with a new study finding the condition is often passed
down from parents to children.
ADHD in Childhood May Raise Risk for Obesity in Adulthood
MONDAY, May 20 (HealthDay News) -- Boys who are diagnosed with
attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are twice as likely
to become obese adults as those who didn't have the disorder when
they were young, a new 30-year study shows.