Health Tip: Preventing Osteoporosis
(HealthDay News) -- Osteoporosis is a disease in which the bones
become thin, frail and brittle, and may break easily. Women and
older people are more prone to developing osteoporosis, although it
can affect people of any age or gender.
Health Tip: Dealing With Grief
(HealthDay News) -- Grieving is a natural healing process after
a significant loss, including the death of a loved one, the decline
of one's own health, or the breakup of a relationship.
Emotions May Be Blunted in Alzheimer's Patients
TUESDAY, July 13 (HealthDay News) -- Patients with Alzheimer's
disease often can seem withdrawn and apathetic, symptoms frequently
attributed to memory problems or difficulty finding the right
Program Teaches Parents How to Nurture Healthy Eaters
TUESDAY, July 13 (HealthDay News) -- Teaching first-time mothers
to feed their infants "responsively" results in the babies being
more likely to become healthy eaters, which reduces their risk of
obesity, U.S. researchers say.
Experts Issue New Guidelines on Breast Cancer Drugs
TUESDAY, July 13 (HealthDay News) -- A leading group of cancer
experts has issued new guidelines on the best way to use two
classes of hormone therapies for estrogen receptor-positive breast
cancer, the most common form of breast tumor.
FDA Panel Seems Skeptical Over Key Avandia Data
TUESDAY, July 13 (HealthDay News) -- During hearings Tuesday
into the safety of controversial diabetes drug Avandia, members of
the U.S. government panel that could decide the drug's fate seemed
skeptical of much of the data presented.
Childhood Cancer Survivors at Risk of Premature Death
TUESDAY, July 13 (HealthDay News) -- Childhood cancer casts a
long shadow. Those who survive the original cancer are at high risk
of dying prematurely decades afterward from new cancers, heart
disease and stroke likely caused by the cancer treatment itself,
British researchers report.
Alzheimer's Research Spotlights Protein 'Tangles' in Brain
TUESDAY, July 13 (HealthDay News) -- Several new studies to be
presented Tuesday at a major Alzheimer's conference describe
progress in a series of immune-based therapies that target the tau
protein, one of the two major proteins implicated in Alzheimer's