'Get Moving' Can Be Vital Advice for Seniors
TUESDAY, July 20 (HealthDay News) -- A birthday card on the
market for older adults, meant to be humorous, shows a vulture on a
tree branch, with the admonition to "Keep moving."
Consumers Overestimate Ability to Master New Products: Study
TUESDAY, July 20 (HealthDay News) -- Sure, that new gizmo you
looks simple enough, but a new study suggests that consumers
frequently overestimate their ability to use a new product -- and
then may quickly give up on mastering its use at all.
Screening for Sepsis Could Save Lives, Researchers Say
TUESDAY, July 20 (HealthDay News) -- General surgery patients in
the United States are more likely to suffer from life-threatening
sepsis and septic shock than heart attacks or blood clots in the
lungs, researchers have found.
Economic Status May Affect Kids' Hearing Aid Care
TUESDAY, July 20 (HealthDay News) -- Poor children with hearing
loss are as likely as other children to receive cochlear implants,
but they may experience more complications afterward, a U.S. study
Mom's Alcoholism Especially Tough on Daughter's Mental Health
TUESDAY, July 20 (HealthDay News) -- The risk that children of
an alchoholic parent run of developing a psychiatric illness later
in life may depend, in part, on their gender and whether it was
their mother or father who was alcohol-dependent, a new study
Ah Doctor, What Exactly Does This Entry Mean?
TUESDAY, July 20 (HealthDay News) -- In an effort to improve
patient-doctor communication, researchers are launching a pilot
program in which approximately 25,000 patients will have access to
notes their doctors have made in their medical records.
Can Cell Phones Cause Another Kind of Ringing?
MONDAY, July 19 (HealthDay News) -- Regular cell phone use may
increase the risk of developing persistent ringing in the ear -- a
condition known as tinnitus, a small Austrian study suggests.
New Study Finds HPV Vaccine Protects Against Genital Warts
TUESDAY, July 20 (HealthDay News) -- A new study finds that the
human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine protects not only against the
sexually transmitted virus that causes cervical cancer, but also
helps prevent genital warts and low-grade cervical growths.