Teens' Weight Loss Surgery May Weaken Bones
MONDAY, March 28 (HealthDay News) -- Teens who undergo gastric
bypass weight loss surgery can expect to have a decline in bone
mass, just as adults do, according to a new study.
Social Media Has Good and Bad Effects on Kids: Experts
MONDAY, March 28 (HealthDay News) -- Social media Web sites,
such as Facebook and Twitter, have become nearly inescapable facets
of modern life, particularly for kids. And a new report suggests
they can have real benefits and risks for children.
No Good Evidence That Folk Remedies Ease Colic
MONDAY, March 28 (HealthDay News) -- Fennel extract, herbal tea
and sugar water relieved colic in some infants better than a
placebo, according to a new study that reviewed clinical trials of
alternative remedies for colic.
Weight-Loss Surgery May Cut Migraine Pain in Obese Patients
MONDAY, March 28 (HealthDay News) -- Severely obese men and
women who have bariatric surgery may shed more than just excess
pounds: They may also reduce much of their pre-surgery risk for
experiencing disabling migraines, researchers say.
Airport Scanners Appear Safe, Study Finds
MONDAY, March 28 (HealthDay News) -- Radiation from the
full-body scanners increasingly used to screen U.S. airline
passengers is not a significant health threat, University of
California researchers report.
Medical Marijuana Might Slow Thinking Among MS Patients
MONDAY, March 28 (HealthDay News) -- As the debate over medical
marijuana use continues, a new study among multiple sclerosis
patients -- who often use the drug to relieve pain and muscle
spasticity -- adds to the argument that smoking pot clouds thinking