Health Tip: Is Earwax a Problem?
(HealthDay News) -- Earwax protects the ear from dirt and other
foreign particles. It may not cause any medical issues and doesn't
always have to be removed.
Danish Study Suggests Jaundice-Autism Link
MONDAY, Oct. 11 (HealthDay News) -- Newborn babies who have
jaundice may be at higher risk of developing autism later on, new
research suggests, but other experts said far more research needs
to be done before a cause-and-effect relationship is proven.
Could Excess Computer, TV Time Harm Kids Psychologically?
MONDAY, Oct. 11 (HealthDay News) -- Pre-teens who spent more
than two hours a day in front of the TV or computer were at greater
risk of having psychological problems than youngsters averaging
less screen time, even if the kids also tended to be physically
active, new research finds.
Structured Diet, Exercise Plans Seem to Shed Pounds
SATURDAY, Oct. 9 (HealthDay News) -- Two new studies support the
notion that structured diet and exercise plans -- and perhaps some
free prepared meals -- can help the obese and severely obese lose
Retinal Disease Treatments for Elders Doubled Over 10 Years
MONDAY, Oct. 11 (HealthDay News) -- The number of older
Americans undergoing treatment for retinal conditions such as
age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and diabetic retinopathy
nearly doubled between 1997 and 2007, with a significant shift in
the types of procedures being performed, a new study has found.
Pessimistic Pooches May Be Prone to Separation Anxiety
MONDAY, Oct. 11 (HealthDay News) -- If you want to leave your
dog home alone without having to worry about chewed furniture or
never-ending barking, you'd better hope your dog knows how to look
at the sunny side of life.
No Heart Benefit Seen From Folic Acid Supplements
MONDAY, Oct. 11 (HealthDay News) -- Despite reducing levels of a
protein associated with heart disease, supplements containing the B
vitamin folic acid don't reduce the risk for cardiovascular
disease, death or cancer, according to a new large-scale analysis
of studies on the issue.