Adding Recess to the Workday Gains Backers
TUESDAY, Sept. 28 (HealthDay News) -- Think recess, and you'll
probably smile. What wasn't to like about a break in the school day
set aside for running and playing, for friends and fun?
Health Tip: Ward Off Tooth Decay
(HealthDay News) -- Tooth decay usually occurs when bacteria eat
away at enamel that covers the teeth, frequently causing
Health Tip: Waking Baby
(HealthDay News) -- Even if it seems to take hours to get baby
to sleep, there are times when you actually need to wake your
Team Sports Pep Up Middle-School Kids
TUESDAY, Sept. 28 (HealthDay News) -- American middle-school
students who participate in team sports appear to be both
physically and mentally better off than those who don't, a new
Poor Health Habits Linked to Subpar Work Performance
TUESDAY, Sept. 28 (HealthDay News) -- People who engage in
unhealthy habits such as smoking, eating a poor diet and not
getting enough exercise turn out to be less productive on the job,
new Dutch research shows.
Nursing Home Workers At Risk for Assault: Study
TUESDAY, Sept. 28 (HealthDay News) -- Nursing home workers who
are routinely exposed to violent encounters with either the
residents they care for or visitors to the nursing home face a
three times greater risk for developing painful musculoskeletal
conditions, new research reveals.
Meditation Soothes MS Patients
TUESDAY, Sept. 28 (HealthDay News) -- A new Swiss study reports
that a form of meditation known as mindfulness could help patients
with multiple sclerosis, who often suffer from depression and
Could a Touch-Based Navigation System Make Driving Safer?
TUESDAY, Sept. 28 (HealthDay News) -- New research from the
University of Utah suggests that a touch-based navigation system
embedded in a car's steering wheel and designed to interact with
the skin of a driver's fingertips can be an effective way to
deliver GPS-style directions.
Teens' Mental Health Not Harmed by Abortion, Study Contends
TUESDAY, Sept. 28 (HealthDay News) -- While some research has
linked abortion to the development of mental health problems, a
small new study says teenagers who undergo the procedure aren't
more likely to be depressed and have low self-esteem than other
Study Finds Home Dialysis as Good as Hemodialysis at Centers
TUESDAY, Sept. 28 (HealthDay News) -- Patients with end-stage
kidney disease who have dialysis at home fare just as well as their
counterparts who do hemodialysis, which is traditionally performed
in a hospital or dialysis center, new research shows.
Tamiflu May Thwart Pneumonia in 'Swine Flu' Patients: Study
TUESDAY, Sept. 28 (HealthDay News) -- When taken shortly after
the onset of symptoms, the antiviral drug Tamiflu seems to have
protected otherwise healthy swine flu patients from contracting
pneumonia during the 2009 H1N1 pandemic, Chinese researchers
C-Reactive Protein Levels Vary By Race: Study
TUESDAY, Sept. 28 (HealthDay News) -- Levels of the blood
biomarker C-reactive protein (CRP) can vary among different racial
and ethnic groups, which might be a key in determining
heart-disease risk and the value of cholesterol-lowering drugs, a
new British study suggests.