Health Tip: Keep a Headache Diary
(HealthDay News) -- If you suffer from migraines, identifying
what you've been eating, drinking or doing can help you keep these
painful headaches under control.
Estrogen May Play Role in Rising Rates of Head, Neck Cancer
TUESDAY, Jan. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Rates of head and neck
cancer are rising among some groups of people, including young
women without any known risk factors. Now, a study suggests that
estrogen may help the cancer spread by boosting the movement of
precancerous cells in the mouth.
Survey Finds Much Victimization of Children Goes Unreported
TUESDAY, Jan. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly 60 percent of
10-to-17-year-olds surveyed in a new study say they were victims of
violence, abuse or crime in the past year. However, fewer than half
said that authorities ever learned about what happened.
Stem Cell Defect Might Help Spur Common Baldness
TUESDAY, Jan. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Common baldness could have
its roots in a newly identified stem cell defect, a finding that
could potentially lead to new hair-loss treatments down the road, a
new study reveals.
Higher Education May Benefit Some Heart Attack Patients
TUESDAY, Jan. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Levels of schooling may
affect treatment and outcomes of patients who suffer a type of
heart attack called acute ST-segment elevation myocardial
infarction (STEMI), a new study reveals.
Obama to Sign Bill to Improve U.S. Food Safety
TUESDAY, Jan. 4 (HealthDay News) -- President Barack Obama was
expected to sign Tuesday sweeping new legislation that gives the
U.S. Food and Drug Administration unprecedented powers to keep the
nation's food supply safe.
U.S. Kids Getting Lots of Radiation Scans, Study Finds
TUESDAY, Jan. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Exposure to radiation from
medical imaging procedures such as X-rays and CT scans has become
common among American children, a new study has found, prompting
researchers to call for steps to be taken to ensure appropriate use
of the tests to protect children.
Study Gauges Best Treatments for Chronic Pelvic Pain in Men
TUESDAY, Jan. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Three treatments for chronic
pelvic pain syndrome in men -- antibiotics, anti-inflammatories,
and alpha-blockers or nerve inhibitors -- were found to be
effective in curing or reducing symptoms of the often puzzling
condition, according to a recent analysis of published
Six Out of 7 Drivers Use Seat Belts: CDC
TUESDAY, Jan. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Up to 85 percent of American
adults now wear seat belts, an increase that translates into many
fewer injuries and deaths on the road, federal health officials