Most Suicidal Teens Seen in ER Receive Follow-up Care
FRIDAY, Oct. 1 (HealthDay News) --The majority of suicidal
adolescents who seek care in a hospital emergency room (ER) go on
to receive follow-up care by a mental health professional in the
next 30 days, a new survey of parents and guardians indicates.
Hundreds of Genes May Influence Your Height
FRIDAY, Oct. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Height is determined not by a
single "short" or "tall" gene but by many genes working in concert,
says an international team of scientists that has identified
hundreds of height-influencing genes.
U.S. Kids Filling Up on 'Empty Calories,' Study Finds
FRIDAY, Oct. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Nutrition experts have
examined the diets of typical U.S. children and they don't like
what they see: Almost 40 percent of the kids' calorie consumption
comes from solid fat and added sugars.
New Clues to Treating Ovarian Cancer Relapse
THURSDAY, Sept. 30 (HealthDay News) -- New research finds that
women with ovarian cancer relapse who start chemotherapy as soon as
levels of a biomarker for the cancer rise don't live significantly
longer than women who wait until symptoms begin to reappear.
Doctors' Health, Well-Being Affect Patient Counseling
FRIDAY, Oct. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors who take care of
themselves may be more likely to recommend healthy lifestyle habits
to their patients than doctors who gobble down fast food a couple
of times a week and rarely hit the gym, according to new