Health Tip: Install Car Seats Correctly
(HealthDay News) -- Car seats help protect your baby from
serious injury in the event of an accident, so it's important to
make sure they're correctly installed and used.
Health Tip: When a Cold Won't Go Away
(HealthDay News) -- Coughs and sniffles are common among little
ones. But if symptoms persist, especially at the same time each
year, the child may actually have an allergy.
Poor Sleep Might Be Linked to Preterm Labor
TUESDAY, Nov. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Pregnant women who have
trouble sleeping or experience sleep disruptions during their first
or third trimesters are more likely to deliver prematurely,
according to a new study.
New Technique to Remove Skull Tumors May Mean Less Scarring
TUESDAY, Nov. 1 (HealthDay News) -- A new surgical method that
uses a natural opening to remove skull base tumors results in fewer
complications, less scarring and faster recovery for patients,
according to the surgeons who developed the technique.
Women No More Likely to Die After Angioplasty
TUESDAY, Nov. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Women undergoing
angioplasty, a procedure to unblock a clogged artery, show more
indicators for heart disease than men, according to new
Hepatitis May Lurk at Barbershops, Nail Salons
TUESDAY, Nov. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Customers in nail salons and
barbershops may be at risk for hepatitis infection if the tools
used are improperly cleaned, a new U.S. study suggests.
U.S. Preterm Birth Rate Down Slightly
TUESDAY, Nov. 1 (HealthDay News) -- The rate of preterm births
in the United States dropped slightly, to 12.2 percent in 2009,
from its high three years earlier, according to a new analysis by
the March of Dimes.
Red Wine Antioxidant Could Give Metabolism a Boost
TUESDAY, Nov. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Results of a small study
show that obese men who take a small daily dose of the supplement
resveratrol -- found as a natural compound in red wine -- appear to
improve their metabolism as much as if they were on a strict
Exercise Might Help Thwart 'Obesity Gene'
TUESDAY, Nov. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Folks genetically
predisposed to obesity can reduce their odds of piling on the
pounds by staying physically active, a new study suggests.
Little Evidence of Heart Risks From ADHD Meds
TUESDAY, Nov. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Medications commonly used to
treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder don't appear to
raise the risk of heart attacks and other cardiovascular problems
in children and young adults, new research shows.
Cancer Risk Doubles After Organ Transplant, Study Finds
TUESDAY, Nov. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Organ transplant recipients
in the United States double their risk of developing cancer
compared to the general population. And that risk is elevated for
32 different types of cancer, according to new research.