Health Tip: Treating an Earache
(HealthDay News) -- Ear infections can cause big pain in little
ears. But you and your child's doctor can take steps to help ease
the pain and discomfort.
Study of Bone Cancer in Dogs May Improve Treatment in Kids
MONDAY, Aug. 8 (HealthDay News) -- The discovery of a gene
pattern that distinguishes highly aggressive bone cancer in dogs
from a less aggressive form may help improve treatment of bone
cancer in children, according to researchers.
Early Morning Smoking Riskier For Cancer
MONDAY, Aug. 8 (HealthDay News) -- Smokers who light up right
after they wake up in the morning may be at greater risk for lung,
head and neck cancers than those who wait longer before having
their first cigarette of the day, a new study finds.
Are Kids Brown-Bagging Bacteria?
MONDAY, Aug. 8 (HealthDay News) -- Despite parents' best
intentions, many school lunches packed at home may reach unsafe
temperatures by the time a child eats, and that's true even when
lunches are packed in an insulated container with ice packs.
Life-Threatening Leg Clots Run in Families, Study Shows
MONDAY, Aug. 8 (HealthDay News) -- People who have two or more
siblings who have suffered blood clots in deep veins such as those
in the legs and pelvis -- a disease known as venous thromboembolism
(VTE) -- have a relative risk 50 times higher for developing such
clots themselves, Swedish researchers report.
Deep Brain Stimulation Improves Parkinson's Symptoms Long-Term
MONDAY, Aug. 8 (HealthDay News) -- The benefit of deep brain
stimulation in controlling tremors and improving motor function for
those with Parkinson's disease appears to last at least 10 years,
according to a small new study by Canadian researchers.