Migraine, Chronic Back Pain Tied to Higher Suicide Risk
WEDNESDAY, May 22 (HealthDay News) -- People who endure chronic migraines or back pain are more likely to attempt suicide, whether or not they also suffer from depression or another psychiatric condition, according to a new study.
Extra Vitamin D May Ease Crohn's Symptoms, Study Finds
SATURDAY, May 18 (HealthDay News) -- Vitamin D supplements may
help those with Crohn's disease overcome the fatigue and decreased
muscle strength associated with the inflammatory bowel disease,
according to new research.
Xofigo Approved for Prostate Cancer
THURSDAY, May 16 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug to help men with advanced prostate cancer whose disease has spread to the bones.
Health Tip: Before You Lift Something Heavy
(HealthDay News) -- Lower back pain is among the leading causes
of missed work in the United States. Fortunately, you can take
steps to reduce your risk of hurting yourself.
More Time in Gym Class Equals Stronger Kids
SATURDAY, May 11 (HealthDay News) -- Spending more time in
physical education classes helps students develop muscle strength
and doesn't increase their risk of broken bones, a new study
Gene Discoveries Give Hope Against 'Brittle Bone' Disease
WEDNESDAY, May 8 (HealthDay News) -- Mutations in a gene involved in bone development appear to cause certain severe forms of bone loss, a finding that could lead to new therapies for the common bone-thinning disorder osteoporosis, researchers report.
Scientists Explore Secrets of the Well-Hit Fastball
WEDNESDAY, May 8 (HealthDay News) -- A baseball pitched at more than 90 miles per hour or a tennis ball swatted at even greater speeds leaves opponents mere split-seconds to ready themselves for a savvy return. So how can the human brain track such small objects traveling at such high speeds?