Health Tip: Think 'Healthy' During the Holidays
(HealthDay News) -- The holiday season brings family
get-togethers, lots of food and, unfortunately, germs. But there
are things you can do to help protect your health during the
Mind-Controlled Prosthetic Hand Could Be Breakthrough
MONDAY, Dec. 17 (HealthDay News) -- A robotic hand that's
controlled by the thoughts of a woman who is paralyzed from the
neck down provides her with an amount of control and movement never
before achieved in this type of artificial limb, say the scientists
who developed it.
Keep Tots' Milk to 2 Cups a Day: Study
MONDAY, Dec. 17 (HealthDay News) -- Drinking two cups of milk a
day gives toddlers adequate amounts of vitamin D without lowering
their iron levels, according to new research.
Asperger's, Autism Not Linked to Violence: Experts
SUNDAY, Dec. 16 (HealthDay News) -- Despite media reports
alleging that the gunman involved in the Connecticut school
shootings had Asperger's syndrome, experts were quick to assert
Sunday that there is no link between the condition -- a mild form
of autism -- and violence.
Signifor Approved for Cushing's Disease
MONDAY, Dec. 17 (HealthDay News) -- Signifor (pasireotide
diaspartate) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug
Administration to treat Cushing's disease in cases that cannot be
treated by surgery.