Health Tip: Prevent Rebound Headaches
(HealthDay News) -- Rebound headaches are sometimes called
medication overuse headaches. They tend to occur almost every day,
and are commonly caused by taking too much pain medication.
Health Tip: Understanding Osteopenia
(HealthDay News) -- Osteopenia is the medical term for low bone
density. A diagnosis indicates you may be at risk of a more severe
form of thinning bones called osteoporosis, according to the
National Osteoporosis Foundation.
Kidney Transplants for Elderly Double Over Decade
THURSDAY, Oct. 28 (HealthDay News) -- Elderly kidney failure
patients in the United States are twice as likely to get a kidney
transplant as they were in the mid-1990s, although the likelihood
is still low, a new studyfinds.
Many Scented Consumer Products Emit Toxic Chemicals: Study
FRIDAY, Oct. 29 (HealthDay News) -- Scented consumer products
such as air fresheners, laundry detergents, deodorants and shampoos
give off many chemicals, including some that are classified as
toxic, but a new study finds that these chemicals often aren't
listed on the products' labels.
Younger Men Not Going to the Doctor Enough, Survey Shows
THURSDAY, Oct. 28 (HealthDay News) -- Less than 63 percent of
American men under the age of 30 have visited a primary-care
physician in the past year, compared with more than 85 percent of
men 60 or older, a new men's health survey shows.
Mouse Study Reveals a Cancer Cell Escape Route
FRIDAY, Oct. 29 (HealthDay News) -- Research in mice reveals
that a small number of cancer cells escape from chemotherapy by
hiding out in the thymus, the organ where immune cells mature.