Health Tip: Soothing Itchy Skin
(HealthDay News) -- Itchy skin can be a major annoyance, whether
it stems from an allergy, an irritant or plain old dry skin.
New Drugs Eyed for Huntington's Disease
WEDNESDAY, July 28 (HealthDay News) -- Enzymes associated with
Huntington's disease may offer targets for the development of new
drugs to treat the neurodegenerative disease, a new study
Higher Education Level May Help Brain Cope With Dementia
WEDNESDAY, July 28 (HealthDay News) -- People with higher levels
of education are better able to cope with dementia-related brain
changes, which may explain why better-educated folks have a lower
risk of developing dementia, researchers say.
Implantable Sensor Measures Blood Sugar Levels
WEDNESDAY, July 28 (HealthDay News) -- A new implantable blood
sugar sensor might one day eliminate the need for the multiple
daily finger sticks that people with diabetes must currently endure
to check their blood sugar levels.
Chest Compressions Alone Best With CPR
WEDNESDAY, July 28 (HealthDay News) -- If you haven't been
well-trained in CPR and you see someone having what appears to be a
heart attack, just doing chest compressions to help keep the blood
flowing can be as effective as CPR that includes mouth-to-mouth
breathing, new research claims.
FDA Cites Its Food Safety Web Site
WEDNESDAY, July 28 (HealthDay News) -- More than 100 reports of
potentially hazardous food products were filed with the U.S.
government's food safety Web site in its first seven months of
operation, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said