Health Tip: Coping With a Pet Allergy
(HealthDay News) -- Just because you or your child has a pet
allergy doesn't mean Fido or Fifi has to move out, the American
Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology says.
ADHD Doubles a Child's Risk of Injury: Study
THURSDAY, Sept. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Children with
attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are twice as likely
to be injured badly enough to need medical attention as other
children are, a new study finds.
Cholesterol Deposits Around Eyes Linked to Heart Risk
THURSDAY, Sept. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Men and women who develop
visible deposits of cholesterol in the skin around their eyelids
appear to face a higher risk of heart disease in general and
suffering a heart attack in particular, new Danish research
Breast Cancer Rates Jump Worldwide, Study Finds
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 14 (HealthDay News) -- The number of new cases
of breast cancer has jumped dramatically worldwide, from about
640,000 in 1980 to more than 1.6 million in 2010, University of
Washington researchers report.
Wikipedia Accurate on Cancer Facts, But Hard to Read: Study
THURSDAY, Sept. 15 (HealthDay News) -- The facts about cancer
found on the website Wikipedia are about as accurate as the
information on the disease found on the patient-oriented section of
the U.S. National Cancer Institute's Physician Data Query (PDQ), a
comprehensive peer-reviewed cancer database, according to a new
An Apple a Day Really May Keep the Doctor Away
THURSDAY, Sept. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Fruits and vegetables
whose edible sections are white may lower your risk of stroke more
than other fruits and vegetables, Dutch researchers report.
Officials Tackle Multidrug-Resistant TB in Europe
THURSDAY, Sept. 15 (HealthDay News) -- As Europe struggles to
combat increasing rates of drug-resistant tuberculosis, health
officials say the disease is less of a threat in North America --
at least so far.
Flu Killed 115 Children Last Season: CDC
THURSDAY, Sept. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Children typically don't
die from the flu or its complications. Still, U.S. health officials
reported Thursday that 115 kids younger than 18 died from
flu-related causes during the one-year period that ended Aug.
Lung Cancer Rates Begin to Decline for U.S. Women
THURSDAY, Sept. 15 (HealthDay News) -- The rate of new lung
cancer cases among American women is finally beginning to decline,
much as it has for men in for years, a new U.S. government report
Enrollment Period for Medicare Starts Early This Year
THURSDAY, Sept. 15 (HealthDay News) -- The open enrollment
period for Medicare will begin earlier this year, so seniors need
to start looking at their current plans to decide what coverage
they want in 2012, U.S. health officials said Thursday.