Health Tip: Soothe Shoulder Pain
(HealthDay News) -- The shoulder is more mobile than any other
joint, according to the Penn State Hershey Bone and Joint
Institute. So when the shoulder hurts, it can severely limit what
you're able to accomplish with the affected arm.
Health Tip: Choosing Baby's Formula
(HealthDay News) -- While infant formula doesn't offer the
nutritional benefit of breast milk, it's invaluable to parents who
can't, or choose not to, breast-feed.
Restless Legs in Pregnancy Likely to Recur, Researchers Say
MONDAY, Dec. 6 (HealthDay News) -- Women who experience restless
legs syndrome (RLS) during pregnancy are at increased risk for
having it again during future pregnancies or developing a chronic
form of the condition later in life, researchers have found.
Race, Gender Play Part in Hypertension Risk
MONDAY, Dec. 6 (HealthDay News) -- A new study finds that race,
gender and where you live strongly affect your risk for high blood
pressure, which is a major risk factor for heart disease and
Blood Cancer Advances May Improve Survival
SATURDAY, Dec. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Advances in the treatment
of blood cancers offer new hope for increased survival, according
to two studies scheduled to be presented at the American Society of
Hematology meeting Saturday in Orlando, Fla.
Like Congress, Americans Split Over Health-Care Reform
MONDAY, Dec. 6 (HealthDay News) -- Americans are still deeply
divided over the nation's new health-care reform package, with 28
percent of adults wanting to repeal the legislation while 31
percent favor keeping all or most of the reforms.
Gene Therapy Corrected Rare Bleeding Disorder: Study
SUNDAY, Dec. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Using gene therapy, German
researchers report that they managed to "correct" a malfunctioning
gene responsible for Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome, a rare but
devastating childhood disorder that leads to prolonged bleeding
from even minor hits or scrapes, and also leaves these children
vulnerable to certain cancers and dangerous infections.
New Blood Thinner May Help Fight Dangerous Leg Clots
SATURDAY, Dec. 4 (HealthDay News) -- A new anti-clotting pill,
rivaroxaban (Xarelto), may be an effective, convenient and safer
treatment for patients coping with deep-vein thrombosis (DVT), a
pair of new studies indicate.
New Guidelines Aid in Diagnosis of Food Allergies
MONDAY, Dec. 6 (HealthDay News) -- A new set of guidelines
designed to help doctors diagnose and treat food allergies was
released Monday by the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and
Infectious Diseases (NIAID).
Teen Dating Violence is Common, Study Finds
MONDAY, Dec. 6 (HealthDay News) -- Almost one-fifth of
high-school students admit they physically abused someone they were
dating, and those same students were likely to have abused other
students and their siblings, a new study finds.
Could Cell Phones Raise Odds for Behavioral Woes in Kids?
MONDAY, Dec. 6 (HealthDay News) -- Children exposed to cell
phones in the womb and after birth had a higher risk of behavior
problems by their seventh birthday, possibly related to the
electromagnetic fields emitted by the devices, a new study of
nearly 29,000 children suggests.