Health Tip: When Exercise Causes Hives
(HealthDay News) -- When some people exercise, they may break
out in raised, itchy bumps and have other allergy symptoms during
or just after activity. "Exercise-induced urticaria" is the medical
term for this outbreak of hives.
Direct-to-Consumer Gene Tests Cause Little Anxiety: Study
TUESDAY, Oct. 11 (HealthDay News) -- With private companies
marketing genetic tests -- which measure people's risk for certain
diseases -- directly to patients, concerns have risen about
people's ability to handle that information on their own.
Healthy Diet May Counteract Heart Disease Gene
TUESDAY, Oct. 11 (HealthDay News) -- A healthy diet with lots of
fruits and vegetables can significantly weaken the effect of a gene
associated with an increased risk of heart disease, a new study
Study Suggests Origins of Pregnancy-Linked High Blood Pressure
TUESDAY, Oct. 11 (HealthDay News) -- Preeclampsia, a potentially
dangerous spike in blood pressure during pregnancy, may be due to a
microscopic battle going on within the placenta between cells
directed by the father's genes and those directed by the mother, a
new study suggests.
Where Folks Live Plays Role in Health Disparities: Study
TUESDAY, Oct. 11 (HealthDay News) -- White and black Americans
who live in poor neighborhoods struggle with many of the same
health disparities, which suggests that where a person lives plays
a larger role in health disparities than previously believed,
according to a new study.
Extra Vitamin E May Be Associated With Prostate Cancer
TUESDAY, Oct. 11 (HealthDay News) -- Men taking supplemental
vitamin E may be increasing their risk for prostate cancer by up to
17 percent, a new study suggests. But the reason for the
association is unclear, the researchers say.