Injections May Boost Knee Surgery Success
THURSDAY, Jan. 28 (HealthDay News) -- For people with arthritis, injections of a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory fluid can improve recovery from arthroscopic knee surgery to repair damaged cartilage, researchers say.
Your Body Moves Through Time With Your Mind
THURSDAY, Jan. 28 (HealthDay News) -- When people think back to the past or look toward the future, their body language reflects their sense of time travel, a new study suggests.
Omega-3 Supplements Don't Reduce Risk of Preterm Birth
THURSDAY, Jan. 28 (HealthDay News) -- Omega-3 fatty acid supplements are believed to have many health benefits, but the one thing they can't do is help women with a history of delivering their babies early carry their next child to full term, new research finds.
Too Little Vitamin D May Worsen Asthma
THURSDAY, Jan. 28 (HealthDay News) -- People with asthma who have low levels of vitamin D fare worse than those with high levels of the "sunshine" vitamin, a new study finds.
Kids' Screenings in Place, But Referrals Lacking
THURSDAY, Jan. 28 (HealthDay News) -- Although U.S. pediatricians are doing a good job of screening children for developmental delays, many fail to refer these patients to testing or treatment, researchers say.
Stress Hormone Could Be Key to Alcoholism
THURSDAY, Jan. 28 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers are linking a stress hormone to alcoholism in animals, and they report that blocking it could become a strategy to help stop the addiction in people.
Haitian Children Need Specific Relief Efforts
THURSDAY, Jan. 28 (HealthDay News) -- Children are likely to account for about 44 percent of the estimated number of Haitians injured in the devastating Jan. 12 earthquake -- information that could be used to guide rescuers, say U.S. researchers.
Over 70 and Overweight May Add Years to Life
THURSDAY, Jan. 28 (HealthDay News) -- Despite the warnings that being overweight will kill you, a new Australian study finds that overweight adults over the age of 70 are less likely to die over a 10-year period than their normal-weight peers.
Health Tip: Spot the Signs of TMJ
(HealthDay News) -- TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorders, affecting the jaw, are commonly triggered by grinding or clenching the teeth.