Headaches May Plague Many With HIV/AIDS
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Headache affects 50
percent of HIV/AIDS patients in the United States, and many of
those headaches are severe, a new study says.
Walking While Drunk Can Lead to Deadly Accidents: Expert
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Most everyone knows the
dangers of driving under the influence of alcohol. With the
holidays approaching, an expert warns that
walking under the influence of alcohol can also have deadly
Electronic Cigarette Makers Must Prove Safety of Products: Report
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 14 (HealthDay News) -- A new report details
exactly what kind of scientific proof the U.S. Food and Drug
Administration should require from the makers of electronic
cigarettes and tobacco lozenges to show that what they are selling
is not harmful to the overall public health.
Magnetic Brain Stimulation Might Help Some Stroke Patients
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Stroke patients suffering
from a condition that prevents them from sensing or reacting to
anything happening to their left -- whether it's noticing food on a
plate or recognizing a person sitting to that side -- may recover
faster with magnetic stimulation to the nerve cells in their brain,
Italian researchers report.
Higher Hospital Admissions Equal Higher Readmissions: Study
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Efforts to reduce costly
hospital readmissions have focused on improving patient care just
after discharge. But much of the readmission problem may be due to
an overuse of inpatient hospital services in the first place, a new
Apnea Treatment Might Reduce Signs of Heart Disease Risk
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Along with helping people
with obstructive sleep apnea get a better night's sleep, machines
that help keep the airways open during sleep can also help improve
the symptoms of metabolic syndrome, according to new research.
Alcohol Use Down, Pot Use Up Among U.S. Teens
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Alcohol use by American
teens has dropped to historic lows, but more of them are using
marijuana and don't believe it's a dangerous drug, according to an
annual national survey conducted by the U.S. National Institute on
Drug Abuse and the University of Michigan.