Health Tip: Losing Your Sense of Taste
(HealthDay News) -- A food's flavor is produced by a combination
of your senses of taste and smell. If you begin to lose the ability
to distinguish foods that are sweet, salty, sour or bitter, a
number of factors could be at fault.
Health Tip: Prepare for a Mammogram
(HealthDay News) -- Before you leave your home for a mammogram,
the womenshealth.gov Web site suggests how you should prepare for
Skin Infections Can Spread Easily Among Athletes
FRIDAY, Feb. 11 (HealthDay News) -- In addition to the
collegiality and competitive spirit that typifies team sports, one
dermatologist cautions that players may be sharing something far
less desirable: contagious skin infections.
Gift-Giving, for Many Men, Means Avoiding Rejection
FRIDAY, Feb. 11 (HealthDay News) -- Men looking for Valentine's
Day gifts are most concerned with finding something that is least
likely to be rejected, and that often means jewelry, according to a
shopping behavior expert.
Clues May Reveal When a Person Is Faking Remorse
FRIDAY, Feb. 11 (HealthDay News) -- When someone is trying to
fake remorse, they display a greater range of emotional
expressions, switching from one emotion to another very quickly,
and speak with more hesitation, researchers have found.
Therapy Can Help Stroke Patients Walk, Even After 6 Months
FRIDAY, Feb. 11 (HealthDay News) -- Stroke patients who do
intense physical therapy at home achieve the same amount of
improvement in their walking ability as those enrolled in a
high-tech training program that uses a body-weight supported
treadmill device, the results of a new study show.
First 3-D Mammography Test Cleared
FRIDAY, Feb. 11 (HealthDay News) -- The first three-dimensional
mammography system has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug
FDA Approves First 3D Mammogram Device
FRIDAY, Feb. 11 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug
Administration approved on Friday the first X-ray mammography
device that provides three-dimensional images of the breast for
cancer screening and diagnosis.