Health Tip: Protect Your Heart
(HealthDay News) -- Coronary artery disease (CAD) occurs when
fatty deposits known as plaque build up in the heart's
Gene Variation May Explain Some Female Infertility Cases
TUESDAY, May 17 (HealthDay News) -- A gene variation that causes
faulty cholesterol regulation also appears to affect production of
the pregnancy hormone progesterone and may be a reason why some
women can't get pregnant, researchers say.
FDA Panels to Weigh Dosing Labels for Kids' OTC Fever Relievers
TUESDAY, May 17 (HealthDay News) -- Two U.S. Food and Drug
Administration advisory committees plan to meet Tuesday and
Wednesday to decide whether to recommend that the dosing
instructions on the labels of medicines containing acetaminophen
need to be fine-tuned to protect children under the age of 2
against possible liver failure and even death.
Foreskin May Be Reservoir for HPV
TUESDAY, May 17 (HealthDay News) -- The penile foreskin can
harbor the human papillomavirus (HPV) responsible for cervical
cancer and genital warts, although experts disagree on whether this
means that boys as well as girls should get vaccinations designed
to prevent later sexual transmission.