Obesity Appears Linked to Pain
FRIDAY, Feb. 10 (HealthDay News) -- There's a clear link between
obesity and pain, suggests a new study that finds the heaviest
people suffer the greatest discomfort.
HIV Severity, Treatment Unrelated to Kids' Mental Woes: Study
FRIDAY, Feb. 10 (HealthDay News) -- There's little evidence
linking disease severity or antiretroviral treatment with the
degree of psychiatric symptoms in HIV-positive children and teens
infected around the time of birth, according to a new study.
H1N1 'Swine' Flu Makes a Comeback in Mexico
FRIDAY, Feb. 10 (HealthDay News) -- It was just about three
years ago that a strange new strain of flu first appeared in
Mexico, then spread across the border to the United States and
eventually much of the globe.
Brain Scans May Predict How People Learn
FRIDAY, Feb. 10 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers report that
brain scans can help predict how people will perform a challenging
mental task, a discovery that could lead to a better understanding
of how the mind learns new things.
Chemo During Pregnancy Doesn't Seem to Harm Baby
THURSDAY, Feb. 9 (HealthDay News) -- A new study finds that the
babies of women who had chemotherapy while pregnant aren't at
higher risk for a variety of medical disorders, a sign that the
treatment should be safe for the fetus in most instances.
More Than 4 Million Americans Have New Knee
FRIDAY, Feb. 10 (HealthDay News) -- More than 4 million
Americans now live with an artificial knee, and increasing numbers
of younger patients are undergoing knee replacement surgery, new
White House Alters Controversial Birth Control Rule
FRIDAY, Feb. 10 (HealthDay News) -- Facing a firestorm of
criticism from Catholic leaders, the Obama administration on Friday
said it will adjust its health care guideline mandating that
religious employers provide women with access to birth control.