Health Tip: Why You May Have Low Blood Pressure
(HealthDay News) -- While high blood pressure gets all of the
attention as a risk factor for heart attack and stroke, blood
pressure that's much lower than average may be cause for concern,
Japanese Radiation Called No Threat to North American Fish Fans
TUESDAY, April 12 (HealthDay News) -- In their furious effort to
stabilize the nuclear reactors damaged by last month's earthquake
and tsunami, Japanese workers have released thousands of gallons of
water contaminated by radiation into the sea, stirring worries that
seafood consumed on this side of the Pacific could be affected.
What Happens When Kids Born Blind Gain Sight?
TUESDAY, April 12 (HealthDay News) -- When children who were
blind from birth were able to see for the first time, they weren't
immediately able to make the connection between what they were
seeing and what they were feeling with their hands, a new study
Could Dogs' DNA Give Clues to Human Lymphoma?
TUESDAY, April 12 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists are rearranging
the genetic information of certain dogs to make the coding
human-like as a way to learn more about the genetic causes in
people of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, a cancer that begins in the cells
of the immune system.
U.S. Reports Drop in AIDS-Related Cancers
TUESDAY, April 12 (HealthDay News) -- Cases of AIDS-related
cancers have decreased among people with HIV in the United States,
but other types of cancer are on the rise in this group, a new
study has found.
Extended HPV Vaccine Schedule Seems Effective
TUESDAY, April 12 (HealthDay News) -- Giving doses of human
papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine over a longer-than-normal period of
time may prove an effective way to make the vaccine available to
more females in poorer nations, a new study suggests.
Male Victims of Domestic Abuse May Show Signs of PTSD
TUESDAY, April 12 (HealthDay News) -- Men who are victims of
domestic abuse by their female partners can develop psychological
trauma, such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression
and suicidal thoughts, new research finds.
Many Smokers Still Deceived by Cigarette Labeling
TUESDAY, April 12 (HealthDay News) -- Many smokers in western
nations still incorrectly believe that certain types of cigarettes,
such as "mild" and "low tar" brands, are less of a health risk than
others, a new study shows.