Health Tip: Caring for Baby's Cradle Cap
(HealthDay News) -- Cradle cap causes red, scaly skin on baby's
scalp. It's very common and typically goes away over time.
Health Tip: Eat Healthier During the Holidays
(HealthDay News) -- Food is a big part of holiday gatherings,
but you can enjoy the holidays with all the trimmings without
necessarily gaining weight.
Does Eating Fish During Infancy Cut Asthma Risk?
FRIDAY, Nov. 16 (HealthDay News) -- Adding fish to babies' diets
during the first year of life might reduce their risk of asthma
later on, a study by Dutch researchers suggests.
Human Intellect Backsliding From Lack of Evolutionary Pressure: Study
FRIDAY, Nov. 16 (HealthDay News) -- The human race is slowly
losing its intellectual and emotional capabilities because it no
longer faces extreme evolutionary pressures, new research
Divorce Puts Women at Risk of Losing Health Insurance, Study Finds
FRIDAY, Nov. 16 (HealthDay News) -- As if marriage break-ups
aren't already difficult enough, each year in the United States
about 115,000 women lose their private health insurance after a
divorce, researchers say.
Kids With Autism and Child Prodigies May Share Certain Traits
FRIDAY, Nov. 16 (HealthDay News) -- The child Mozarts of the
world may have some traits in common with children with autism, a
new study suggests, in findings researchers say could eventually
offer clues into the developmental disorder.
Hearing Loss Tied to Diabetes in Study
FRIDAY, Nov. 16 (HealthDay News) -- People with diabetes may
have a higher risk of hearing problems than those without the
disease, a new research review confirms.
5 Steps Would Lower Preemie Rates in Richest Countries: Study
FRIDAY, Nov. 16 (HealthDay News) -- About 58,000 premature
births could be prevented each year if the world's 39 richest
nations implemented five recommended measures to prevent preterm
birth, a new study suggests.
Boomers Zero In on Health at Age 50 and 65, Study Says
FRIDAY, Nov. 16 (HealthDay News) -- Baby boomers' interest in
health issues peaks at about age 50, wanes after that, and then
peaks again near age 65, according to a new study.
'Worm Therapy' Might Help Ease Colitis, Monkey Study Shows
FRIDAY, Nov. 16 (HealthDay News) -- For people with Crohn's
disease and colitis, relief might come in the form of swallowing
microscopic parasitic pig worm eggs, according to a new animal
study of that unsavory-sounding treatment.
Health Highlights: Nov. 16, 2012
Here are some of the latest health and medical news
developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: