Health Tip: Keeping a Food Diary
(HealthDay News) -- Keeping a food diary can help you stick to a
healthy diet, develop healthy eating habits and monitor caloric
intake, which are important in maintaining a healthy weight.
Kids With Psoriasis Get Inconsistent Care
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 21 (HealthDay News) -- How children are treated
for psoriasis may depend on whether they see a pediatrician,
dermatologist or internist, a new study suggests.
Anti-Wrinkle Gel Might Work Like Botox Without Needles
TUESDAY, Sept. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Preliminary
industry-funded research suggests that a gel based on the active
ingredient of the injectable Botox wrinkle treatment could help
reduce the lines around the eyes known as crow's feet -- without
the pain of needles.
Mother-Child Death Rates Down But Still Short of 2015 Goal
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 21 (HealthDay News) -- Mother and child death
rates are declining faster than in the previous decade in more than
half the countries around the world, an indication that
international efforts to improve mother and child health are having
an effect, researchers say.
Could Divorce Trigger Hair Loss in Women?
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 21 (HealthDay News) -- As if the heartache of
divorce wasn't hardship enough, it appears that women enduring
marital break-up may also have to deal with hair loss.
Drug Shows Promise Against Deadly Lung Disease
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 21 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental drug may
offer a thin ray of hope to people suffering from the rapidly fatal
lung disease known as idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
Japan Reactor Fallout Reached San Francisco Bay Area: Study
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 21 (HealthDay News) -- Traces of radioactive
fallout from the Japanese nuclear reactor damaged in the March
earthquake were detected around San Francisco Bay, scientists
report, but at such low levels they posed no health risk to
Quitting Smoking Could Give Memory a Boost
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 21 (HealthDay News) -- In addition to the many
known health benefits of quitting smoking, researchers have now
discovered another good reason to kick the habit -- it may help
improve your everyday memory.
CDC Moves to Make Organ Transplantation Safer
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 21 (HealthDay News) -- More thorough donor
screening and more advanced organ testing to help protect
transplant patients from infectious diseases are recommended in a
draft of an updated organ transplant guideline released Wednesday
by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Vaccine for Childhood Diarrhea Helps Kids, Saves Dollars
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 21 (HealthDay News) -- Since the 2006
introduction of routine inoculation against rotavirus -- a leading
cause of diarrhea in infants and young children -- almost 65,000
fewer American children have been hospitalized and about $278
million in healthcare costs have been saved, according to new