'Sleep Sex' Might Be Nightmare for Some
MONDAY, June 7 (HealthDay News) -- Sexsomnia -- having sex while
asleep -- is a common complaint of patients seeking treatment for
sleep disorders, new research shows.
Teen Headaches Tied to Alcohol, Coffee
MONDAY, June 7 (HealthDay News) -- A new German study links
alcohol, smoking and coffee drinking to higher rates of migraine
and tension headaches among teens and young adults.
Newer Drugs Beat Gleevec in Head-to-Head Trials
SATURDAY, June 5 (HealthDay News) -- Two new drugs, dasatinib
(Sprycel) and nilotinib (Tasigna), appear better than imatinib
(Gleevec) in treating patients with newly diagnosed chronic myeloid
leukemia and should be considered as first-line treatments, two new
Military Deployment May Affect Kids' Health Care
MONDAY, June 7 (HealthDay News) -- The young children of a
single parent deployed for military service are less likely to get
medical care than the children of married service men and women, a
new study has found.
Kids With Lesbian Parents Do Just Fine
MONDAY, June 7 (HealthDay News) -- When compared to teens of the
same age, adolescents raised by lesbian parents are doing just fine
socially, psychologically and academically, new research finds.
Novel Drug Combats Advanced Melanoma
SATURDAY, June 5 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists say that a new
drug to treat melanoma, the first in its class, improved survival
by 68 percent in patients whose disease had spread from the skin to
other parts of the body.
Targeted Therapy Shows Promise Against Deadly Brain Cancer
SATURDAY, June 5 (HealthDay News) -- A preliminary study has
found that a targeted treatment for medulloblastoma -- the most
common malignant brain cancer in children -- may one day be able to
treat drug-resistant forms of the disease.
40-Year-Old Gout Drug Shows Promise Against Angina
MONDAY, June 7 (HealthDay News) -- A new British study suggests
that a standard treatment for gout, already in use for four
decades, could be an effective and less expensive alternative to
conventional drugs targeting chronic stable angina.
Secondhand Smoke a Mental Health Hazard?
MONDAY, June 7 (HealthDay News) -- Long linked to physical
ailments such as asthma, heart disease and lung cancer, secondhand
smoke may now be tied to an increase in mental woes, new research