Web Connection Raises Chances of Romance
MONDAY, Aug. 16 (HealthDay News) -- Folks with Internet
connections are more likely to be in a romantic relationship than
folks without access to the Web, a new study shows.
Some Minority Groups Hit Hard by Childhood Obesity
MONDAY, Aug. 16 (HealthDay News) -- While some research suggests
that the incidence of childhood obesity may be leveling off, a new
study finds that for certain racial groups the rates may actually
be getting higher.
Students Warned to Beware of 'Laptop-itis'
MONDAY, Aug. 16 (HealthDay News) -- The very design of laptop
computers encourages bad posture among college students and other
heavy users, which can lead to headaches, muscle strain and
debilitating neck, shoulder and hand injuries, researchers
Infidelity Rises When She Makes More Than He Does
MONDAY, Aug. 16 (HealthDay News) -- A new study finds that men
are more likely to cheat if their income is much lower than what
their wife or female partner makes, while women are more likely to
fool around if they make more than their husband or male
Ella Emergency Contraceptive Approved
MONDAY, Aug. 16 (HealthDay News) -- The ella emergency
contraceptive has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug
Administration. It's been available in Europe for more than a year
under the brand name ellaOne.
Weight-Loss Surgery May Cut Type 2 Diabetes Medication Use
MONDAY, Aug. 16 (HealthDay News) -- Bariatric weight-loss
surgery in obese people with type 2 diabetes can have an
unexpected, yet positive side effect -- nearly 3 out of 4 patients
in one study were able to stop taking their insulin and other
diabetes medications within six months of surgery.