Health Tip: Caring for a Chemical Burn
(HealthDay News) -- A chemical burn should be treated
immediately and with care, since traditional skin remedies -- such
as an antibiotic lotion -- can react with the chemical and actually
worsen the burn.
Study Weighs In on Diets for Kids
FRIDAY, March 30 (HealthDay News) -- If you're trying to get
your child to drop a few pounds, here's some food for thought: A
new study finds that among three types of diets, kids preferred the
one emphasizing foods that don't cause blood-sugar imbalances.
Two-Thirds of Kids With Autism Have Been Bullied: Study
FRIDAY, March 30 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly two-thirds of
American children with autism have been bullied at some point in
their lives, and these kids are bullied three times more often than
their siblings without autism, a new survey finds.
Diet, Smoking May Affect MS Progression
FRIDAY, March 30 (HealthDay News) -- Dietary factors and
cigarette smoking may alter the course of disease in patients with
a milder form of multiple sclerosis, a new study finds.
Warm Weather Triggers Early Allergy Season
FRIDAY, March 30 (HealthDay News) -- While unseasonably warm
weather delights many people, those with allergies may not be as
thrilled with the early arrival of spring.
Fewer U.S. Med Students Choose Psychiatry: Report
FRIDAY, March 30 (HealthDay News) -- The declining number of
U.S. medical students who choose psychiatry as a specialty is cause
for concern because there's already a shortage of psychiatrists,
Thyroid Surgery Riskier for Older Patients: Study
FRIDAY, March 30 (HealthDay News) -- Seniors who have thyroid
surgery are much more likely than younger patients to suffer
serious heart, lung and infection-related complications, according
to a new study.
For Better Mouse Studies, Let Them Nest
FRIDAY, March 30 (HealthDay News) -- Cold conditions may affect
the well-being of laboratory mice and influence the outcome of
research studies, a new study suggests.
FDA Calls on Tobacco Companies to List Harmful Ingredients
FRIDAY, March 30 (HealthDay News) --The U.S. Food and Drug
Administration announced Friday that it will require the tobacco
industry to report on a range of toxic chemical ingredients, and to
also back up any claims for "safer" tobacco products.