Health Tip: Eyestrain May Cause Headaches
(HealthDay News) -- Straining the eyes while watching television
or working on the computer can trigger a nasty headache. But so can
your posture, stress and other factors.
Less May Be More When Treating Early Hodgkin's
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 11 (HealthDay News) -- Fewer cycles of
chemotherapy and lower dosages of radiation may work just as well
as more intensive treatment for early-stage Hodgkin's lymphoma, a
new study suggests.
Video Game Technology Embraced by Med Students: Survey
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 11 (HealthDay News) -- The vast majority of
medical school students believe that technology in the form of
virtual reality exercises could help them to develop the skills
they will need as future doctors, a new survey reveals.
Dogs' Features Set By a Handful of Genetic Regions: Study
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 11 (HealthDay News) -- In what is described as
the most comprehensive genetic analysis of dogs to date,
researchers have found that a mere handful of genetic regions
account for the majority of differences in physical traits among
Lithium of No Benefit in ALS, Study Finds
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 11 (HealthDay News) -- A new study appears to
dash hopes that the psychiatric drug lithium can benefit patients
with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
Colder Weather Boosts Heart Attack Risk
TUESDAY, Aug. 10 (HealthDay News) -- Just a small drop in the
outdoor temperature can translate into a heightened risk for heart
attack in the following month, new British research indicates.
Menstrual Cramps May Alter Women's Brains
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 11 (HealthDay News) -- Menstrual cramps are
often dismissed as a mere nuisance, but new research suggests the
monthly misery may be altering women's brains.
Discovery Moves Use of Stone Tools Back 800,000 Years
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 11 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists excavating in
Ethiopia have come across bones from a cow-sized animal and an
antelope, probably eaten by early human ancestors, that seem to
have been dug out by tools -- probably to get the nutritious marrow