Poor Diet May Make COPD Worse, Study Finds
TUESDAY, Nov. 2 (HealthDay News) -- Certain vitamin deficiencies
may lead to decreased lung function in people with chronic
obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD), which includes emphysema and
chronic bronchitis, says a new study.
Health Tip: Choosing a Dentist
(HealthDay News) -- Regular dental checkups can help keep your
teeth and mouth in good health. That's why it's important to select
the right dentist.
Long Hours Put Surgeons, Patients at Risk, Study Suggests
TUESDAY, Nov. 2 (HealthDay News) -- Surgeons who work long hours
can suffer burnout and depression, which can lead to patient safety
issues and increased risk of personal problems such as addiction
and suicide, a new study suggests.
Brain Difference Found in Smokers
TUESDAY, Nov. 2 (HealthDay News) -- A certain area of the
cerebral cortex is thinner in smokers than in people who have never
smoked, finds a new study.
Exercise May Help Beat the Common Cold
MONDAY, Nov. 1 (HealthDay News) -- There may not be a cure for
the common cold, but people who exercise regularly seem to have
fewer and milder colds, a new study suggests.
MRI Images May Pinpoint Time of Stroke
TUESDAY, Nov. 2 (HealthDay News) -- MRI images can serve as a
"surrogate clock" to pinpoint stroke onset in patients whose
symptoms began during sleep, increasing the number of patients
eligible for highly effective clot-busting therapy, according to a
Fish Oil Supplements May Not Slow Alzheimer's
TUESDAY, Nov. 2 (HealthDay News) -- One of the main components
of fish oil doesn't help slow the development of symptoms in
patients with early Alzheimer's, although experts aren't ruling out
the possibility that supplementation given earlier might help
prevent the disease.