Health Tip: Children and Bedwetting
(HealthDay News) -- Millions of children wet the bed, especially
those who have just been potty trained. Most the time, the child
simply grows out of it.
Could Airway Abnormality Point to Autism?
MONDAY, Oct. 24 (HealthDay News) -- A researcher has found an
abnormality in the airways of children with autism that she says
may be the first anatomical marker for the neurodevelopmental
Outdoor Time May Reduce Nearsightedness in Children
MONDAY, Oct. 24 (HealthDay News) -- Myopia, or nearsightedness,
is much more common among children and teenagers today than it was
about 40 years ago, but spending more time outside could help
reverse this trend, a new study suggests.
Do You Really Read Nutrition Labels?
MONDAY, Oct. 24 (HealthDay News) -- American consumers don't pay
as much attention to food product nutrition labels as they claim, a
new study finds.
More Evidence Links Tanning Beds to Higher Skin Cancer Risk
MONDAY, Oct. 24 (HealthDay News) -- Roughly 10 percent of
Americans continue to use indoor tanning beds, but new research
suggests that doing so increases their risk for three common skin
cancers, including basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma
Can NSAIDs Cut Colorectal Cancer Deaths in Older Women?
SUNDAY, Oct. 23 (HealthDay News) -- Older women who take
nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs -- such as aspirin or
ibuprofen -- appear to have a lower risk of death from colorectal
cancer than women who don't use these medications, a large new
Could HPV Raise Women's Risk for Heart Disease?
MONDAY, Oct. 24 (HealthDay News) -- Cancer-causing strains of
the human papillomavirus (HPV) may increase a woman's odds for
heart disease, even if she doesn't have any of the recognized
cardiovascular risk factors, a new study suggests.
BPA Exposure in Womb Linked to Behavioral Woes in Girls
MONDAY, Oct. 24 (HealthDay News) -- Girls who are exposed to
high levels of bisphenol A (BPA) while in their mother's womb may
be more likely to show signs of behavioral and emotional problems
as toddlers, new research finds.
Insomnia Might Boost Heart Attack Risk
MONDAY, Oct. 24 (HealthDay News) -- People who have trouble
getting a decent night's sleep may also face a higher risk of heart
attack, Norwegian researchers report.
Daily Coffee May Lower Your Skin Cancer Risk
MONDAY, Oct. 24 (HealthDay News) -- Your morning coffee might do
more than jump-start your day. Researchers say that daily caffeine
jolt might also reduce your risk of developing a type of skin
Onfi Approved to Treat Severe Seizures
MONDAY, Oct. 24 (HealthDay News) -- Onfi (clobazam) tablets have
been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as an add-on
treatment for severe seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut
syndrome in people 2 years and older, the agency said Monday in a
Study Casts Doubt on Hot Dogs' Link to Colon Cancer
MONDAY, Oct. 24 (HealthDay News) -- A U.S. government
requirement that vitamin C or one of its close relatives be added
to hot dogs, to reduce the amount of nitrites found in this popular
food, may not have lowered the rate of colon cancer cases after
all, a new study suggests.
First Versions of Generic Zyprexa Approved
MONDAY, Oct. 24 (HealthDay News) -- The first generic versions
of Zyprexa (olanzapine) have been approved by the U.S. Food and
Drug Administration to treat schizophrenia or bipolar disorder, the
agency said Monday.