Teens of Lesbian Parents Appear Well-Adjusted
MONDAY, Jan. 16 (HealthDay News) -- Teenagers with lesbian
mothers are as well adjusted as their peers being raised by
heterosexual parents, according to a new study from the University
Health Tip: What Affects Blood Glucose?
(HealthDay News) -- People with diabetes should monitor the
amount of glucose (sugar) in their blood. Insulin and certain drugs
often are key, but so is understanding what causes blood sugar
levels to fluctuate.
Health Tip: Avoid the Flu During Travel
(HealthDay News) -- Plane or bus travel is a prime way to pick
up or spread the flu. But there are steps you can take to help
avoid getting others sick or getting sick yourself.
Brain Structure Adapts to Arm Injury, Study Says
MONDAY, Jan. 16 (HealthDay News) -- People fitted with slings or
casts after suffering an arm injury experience changes in the brain
as it adapts to shifts in physical movement, a new study finds.
Pediatricians Split on Heart Tests Before Kids' ADHD Meds
MONDAY, Jan. 16 (HealthDay News) -- Some pediatricians continue
to do electrocardiograms (EKGs) on children before starting them on
medication for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, new
research suggests, even though many experts say the latest evidence
shows it isn't really necessary.
Your Taste for Fat May Reside in Your Genes
MONDAY, Jan. 16 (HealthDay News) -- Variations in a certain gene
can make people more or less sensitive to the taste of fat and
affect their risk for obesity, researchers report.
Children's Drowning Injuries, Deaths Decline: Study
MONDAY, Jan. 16 (HealthDay News) -- More than 1,000 children die
from drowning in the United States each year and another 5,000 are
injured, but these casualties have declined dramatically since the
early 1990s, a new study shows.
Overweight Teen Girls May Have Higher Acne Risk
MONDAY, Jan. 16 (HealthDay News) -- Teenage girls who are
overweight or obese are significantly more likely to develop acne
than their normal-weight peers, a new Norwegian survey