Stillbirth Can Be Devastating, Unpredictable
TUESDAY, Oct. 26 (HealthDay News) -- Dr. Alexander Heazell and
his then-wife were happily getting ready for the birth of their
first child in 2001. They planned to name him Jack.
Primary Care MDs at Low End of Pay Scale, Study Finds
TUESDAY, Oct. 26 (HealthDay News) -- Primary care doctors earn
the lowest hourly wages among physicians, and this may be one
reason for U.S. medical students' declining interest in primary
care, suggests a new study.
Ingredients in Red Yeast Rice Supplements Vary Widely: Study
TUESDAY, Oct. 26 (HealthDay News) -- There are widely
inconsistent amounts of active ingredient in different formulations
of popular red yeast rice supplements, a new study finds. The
supplements are marketed as a way to lower cholesterol levels.
New Polio Vaccine Shows Major Advantages: Study
TUESDAY, Oct. 26 (HealthDay News) -- A new bivalent oral vaccine
that targets two deadly strains of polio -- types 1 and 3 --
triggers a stronger immune response than the existing trivalent
vaccine and an immune response that's similar to monovalent
vaccines, a new study shows.
Dietary Fats Seem to Affect Sperm Quality
TUESDAY, Oct. 26 (HealthDay News) -- Men who eat foods
containing a lot of saturated fats -- think burgers and fries --
and monounsaturated fats may be harming their sperm, a new study by
Harvard researchers suggests.
Fish Oil Might Help Fight Gum Disease
TUESDAY, Oct. 26 (HealthDay News) -- Eating even moderate
amounts of omega-3 fatty acids, typically found in foods such as
salmon and other fatty fish, may help ward off gum disease, new