Teens With Autism Preoccupied With TV, Video Games: Study
TUESDAY, Feb. 14 (HealthDay News) -- When given the opportunity
to have screen time, children with autism spectrum disorders
typically choose television and video games over social interactive
media, such as email, a new study finds .
Health Tip: Is Your Child Anxious?
(HealthDay News) -- Children who don't get enough time to play
and relax -- or who are pushed beyond their comfort zone -- may
become anxious, experts say.
Health Tip: Treating Jaw Pain
(HealthDay News) -- A TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorder can
cause serious jaw pain that can affect your ability to chew and eat
Don't Forget Your Kids on Valentine's Day
TUESDAY, Feb. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Valentine's Day is an
occasion for couples to reaffirm their commitment to each other,
but parents should show love for their children every day of the
year, the American Academy of Pediatrics says.
Stem Cell Treatment Might Reverse Heart Attack Damage
MONDAY, Feb. 13 (HealthDay News) -- Stem cell therapy's promise
for healing damaged tissues may have gotten a bit closer to
reality. In a small, early study, heart damage was reversed in
heart-attack patients treated with their own cardiac stem cells,
Brain Scans May One Day Be Used to Predict Dementia
TUESDAY, Feb. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Using brain scans,
researchers were able to monitor mental decline over a two-year
period in people without dementia and even predict the disorder
before it happened, according to a new report.
Sleeplessness Tied to Early Alzheimer's, Study Says
TUESDAY, Feb. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Poor-quality sleep may have
worse effects than simple fatigue: A preliminary new study suggests
it's linked to the buildup of brain plaques seen in people with
Psychotherapy May Ease Hot Flashes After Breast Cancer
TUESDAY, Feb. 14 (HealthDay News) -- After breast cancer
treatment, many women suffer from hot flashes and night sweats, but
a type of "talk therapy" might relieve these symptoms for some
women, British researchers suggest.
Any Exercise Benefits Kids' Heart Health: Study
TUESDAY, Feb. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Even if kids spend the rest
of their time sitting around, an hour of any physical activity a
day will benefit their heart health, English researchers