Gastric Band Surgery Rising Among Obese Teens
MONDAY, Sept. 20 (HealthDay News) -- More overweight teenagers
are undergoing laparoscopic gastric band surgery, a weight-loss
procedure that isn't approved for anyone under 18 years old, a new
Increase in Seizures Seen in Kids With H1N1 Flu
MONDAY, Sept. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Children made ill by the
2009 pandemic H1N1 swine flu virus suffered more seizures and other
nervous system problems than those with seasonal flu, a new report
One in 10 Teens Uses Sunless Tanning Products
MONDAY, Sept. 20 (HealthDay News) -- About one in 10 U.S. teens
slather on sunless tanning products, and those who do are more
likely to get sunburns and engage in other skin-damaging behaviors
such as indoor tanning, a new study finds.
Early Trial Suggests COPD Drug Might Help Some Asthmatics
SUNDAY, Sept. 19 (HealthDay News) -- For asthma patients whose
condition is not controlled with standard inhaled steroids, the
addition of Spiriva -- a medication already approved for lung
disease -- appears to improve breathing, a new study finds.
Manual Labor, Bike or Foot Commute Helps The Heart
MONDAY, Sept. 20 (HealthDay News) -- You don't necessarily have
to sweat it out at the gym for hours every week to have a healthy
heart. If your job keeps you relatively active, you're reaping
heart benefits, suggests new research.