Heartbreak Puts Brakes on Heart
MONDAY, Oct. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Waiting for another person's
opinion of you will slow your heart, and its rate will dip even
further if you get rejected, a new Dutch study has found.
Health Tip: What Causes Corns
(HealthDay News) -- Corns are painful calluses that form on the
toes from friction, making walking or wearing shoes
Cancer May Run in Families of Young Breast Cancer Patients
MONDAY, Oct. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Highlighting the genetic
underpinnings of cancer, a new Australian study reveals that close
relatives of women who are diagnosed with breast cancer before the
age of 35 are themselves at a higher risk for developing both
breast cancer and a range of other cancers.
Treat High Blood Pressure in Blacks Aggressively: Experts
MONDAY, Oct. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Because high blood pressure
is such a serious health problem for black patients, the
International Society on Hypertension in Blacks (ISHIB) is calling
for earlier and more aggressive intervention for the black
Many Kids Not Getting Recommended Care: Survey
MONDAY, Oct. 4 (HealthDay News) -- About 13 percent of parents
with health insurance say they haven't gotten
pediatrician-recommended care for their children due to costs, a
new survey in Ohio finds.
Drunkenness Up Among Eastern European Teens: Study
MONDAY, Oct. 4 (HealthDay News) -- In the past, Eastern European
adolescents experienced less drunkenness compared with their
Western counterpartsm, but new Swiss research suggests these
differences have become less relevant over the past decade.
Variety Spices Up Americans' Sex Lives, Survey Says
MONDAY, Oct. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Americans are engaging in a
wide range of sexual activities, including oral sex, anal sex, and
partnered masturbation in addition to vaginal sex, according to the
largest and latest survey of sexual behavior and sexual health in
the United States.
Video May Help Predict Which Embryos Will Survive IVF
MONDAY, Oct. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Using time-lapsed video to
watch fertilized eggs grow may offer clues about which embryos have
the best chances of resulting in pregnancy when using in vitro
fertilization, Stanford researchers report.
Interactive Video Games Linked to Injuries
MONDAY, Oct. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Sports injuries are
commonplace, but injuries from playing interactive video games such
as Nintendo Wii are now on the rise, new research shows, with even
children who are bystanders sometimes getting hurt.
New Clues to Possible Genetic Basis for ADHD
MONDAY, Oct. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Children whose mothers are
likely to produce too little of the brain chemical serotonin
because of gene mutations may be at higher risk of developing
attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) later in life,
Norwegian researchers report.