Health Tip: Help Prevent a Stress Fracture
(HealthDay News) -- A stress fracture is a common injury of the
lower leg and foot, involving overused muscles that become fatigued
and are no longer able to protect nearby bones from stress and
Lack of Sunlight May Raise Stroke Risk
THURSDAY, Feb. 2 (HealthDay News) -- The amount of sunlight you
are exposed to might play a part in determining your stroke risk,
new research suggests.
'People Pleasers' More Prone to Overeating: Study
THURSDAY, Feb. 2 (HealthDay News) -- A warning to certain types
as those Super Bowl parties approach: People with a need to please
others are more likely to eat too much in social situations, a new
Anesthesia in Early Childhood May Be Linked to ADHD
THURSDAY, Feb. 2 (HealthDay News) -- Children who have more than
one surgery with general anesthesia by their second birthday might
be at higher risk for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
(ADHD), a new study suggests.
New Anti-Clotting Drug May Cut Brain Bleeding Risk: Study
THURSDAY, Feb. 2 (HealthDay News) -- A new medication that helps
prevent strokes in people with the abnormal heart rhythm disorder
known as atrial fibrillation poses less risk of bleeding in the
brain than a commonly used drug, research comparing rivaroxaban
(Xarelto) and warfarin suggests.
Pet Turtles Carry Salmonella Dangers, CDC Warns
THURSDAY, Feb. 2 (HealthDay News) -- The sale of pet turtles was
banned three decades ago in the United States, but the small
reptiles are still available and continue to infect young children
with salmonella, a new report warns.
Being Fit Before Stroke May Aid Recovery
THURSDAY, Feb. 2 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors have long known
that regular exercise can help lower the risk of stroke, but a new
study suggests that people who are physically fit also have better
odds of recovery if they do suffer a stroke.
Women Wear Red on Friday to Highlight Heart Health
THURSDAY, Feb. 2 (HealthDay News) -- Heart disease is the
leading cause of death among women, according to the American Heart
Association, but millions of women are not even aware of their risk
because heart disease is often silent and misunderstood.