Health Tip: Recognizing Caregiver Stress
(HealthDay News) -- Caregivers provide help for people who can't
fully care for themselves, whether it's by cooking meals, paying
bills or helping them get clean and dressed.
Diabetes Seems to Up Risks for Lung Disease Patients
THURSDAY, June 24 (HealthDay News) -- People with diabetes who
are hospitalized for sudden worsening of symptoms of the common
lung disease known as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
have longer hospital stays and are more likely to die than COPD
patients without diabetes, a new study has found.
Brand 'Personality' May Affect How Consumers See Themselves
THURSDAY, June 24 (HealthDay News) -- Some consumer brands
represent "personalities" that can change the way people feel about
themselves -- especially if they think their own personal qualities
are already set for life, according to new research.
Research Sheds Light on Increased Blood Clot Risk
THURSDAY, June 24 (HealthDay News) -- In an effort to uncover
why some people's blood platelets clump faster than others, a
genetic analysis has turned up a specific grouping of overactive
genes that seems to control the process.
Warm But Watchful Parents Can Keep Kids From Heavy Drinking
THURSDAY, June 24 (HealthDay News) -- Although parents may not
be able to stop their teen from experimenting with alcohol, a new
study suggests that they do have a lot of influence when it comes
to preventing their child from developing a heavy drinking
Mold May Trigger Severe Asthma in Some Folks
THURSDAY, June 24 (HealthDay News) -- Living in a home with high
levels of mold may increase the risk of severe asthma attacks in
people with certain gene variants, finds a new study.
Aging Swingers at High STD Risk
WEDNESDAY, June 23 (HealthDay News) -- All those wild and crazy
nights may be catching up with swingers as they age, new research
Scientists Fashion New Lung for Rats
THURSDAY, June 24 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists have succeeded
in fashioning a new, healthy lung out of the structural remains of
an old one in rats.
Most Americans Get Too Much Salt
THURSDAY, June 24 (HealthDay News) -- Ninety percent of
Americans are eating more salt than they should, a new government
Dulera Inhaler Approved for Asthma
THURSDAY, June 24 (HealthDay News) -- Merck & Co.'s Dulera
inhaler has been approved for people 12 and older whose asthma
isn't controlled with other medication, the company said Thursday
in a news release.