Americans Seem More Prone to Depression Than Russians
MONDAY, July 26 (HealthDay News) -- Despite what many social
observers have described as a generally dark and brooding take on
life, a new report suggests that Russians are actually less likely
than Americans to be depressed.
Make Sure Your Kids Are Safe in the Water
MONDAY, July 26 (HealthDay News) -- Pools offer an escape from
summer heat, but parents need to take measures to protect their
young children from drowning, an expert advises.
Health Tip: Help Manage Unwanted Hair
(HealthDay News) -- In women, excess hair growth on the face or
body is called hirsutism. It may be caused by abnormally high
levels of male hormones.
Want a Certain Doctor in the ER?
MONDAY, July 26 (HealthDay News) -- Emergency room patients who
ask to be seen by a physician of their same gender, race or
religious background are not always treated equally, U.S.
Sunscreen Concerns Unfounded, Experts Say
MONDAY, July 26 (HealthDay News) -- Recent reports questioning
the safety of many sunscreens have experts worried that some people
may shun the very products that could save their lives, not to
mention their skin.
Longer Time Frame for Clot-Busting Drug May Help Beat Stroke
MONDAY, July 26 (HealthDay News) -- Extending the time window to
treat stroke patients with the clot-dissolving drug tPA from 3
hours to up to 4.5 hours after the onset of stroke doesn't result
in any significant delays in treatment and appears to be a safe
option for saving lives, new research suggests.