A Lifetime of Migraines
TUESDAY, Dec. 21 (HealthDay News) -- Judy Brown says she has
suffered from terrible migraine headaches since she was in her
Race, Sex Play Part in Hypertension Risk
MONDAY, Dec. 6 (HealthDay News) -- A new study finds that race,
gender and where you live strongly affect your risk for high blood
pressure, which is a major risk factor for heart disease and
Health Tip: Kick Athlete's Foot
(HealthDay News) -- Athlete's foot fungus makes the feet itchy,
red, cracked and flaky. Fortunately, treatment usually is
effective, although the infection is prone to returning.
Most People Regain Happiness After Job Loss
TUESDAY, Dec. 21 (HealthDay News) -- As million of workers have
discovered in recent years, losing a job is upsetting and
unsettling and can reduce even the most stoic to tears.
Does 'Club Drug' Ecstasy Have Therapeutic Value?
TUESDAY, Dec. 21 (HealthDay News) -- The recreational drug known
as ecstasy may have a medicinal role to play in helping people who
have trouble connecting to others socially, new research
Gene Activity May Affect Acute Myeloid Leukemia Outcome
TUESDAY, Dec. 21 (HealthDay News) -- For acute myeloid leukemia
patients, overactive genes in their leukemic stem cells (LSC) can
translate into a more difficult struggle to overcome their disease
and achieve prolonged remission, new research reveals.
Young Female Chimps Use Sticks as 'Dolls'
TUESDAY, Dec. 21 (HealthDay News) -- Like human children, young
chimpanzees appear to play differently depending on their sex, say
researchers who spent 14 years observing a chimpanzee community in
a national park in Uganda.
Sudden Infant Deaths Most Common on New Year's
TUESDAY, Dec. 21 (HealthDay News) -- A new study finds that more
babies die of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) in the United
States on New Year's Day than any other day of the year.
Study Adds to Evidence That Rituximab Slows Lymphoma Symptoms
TUESDAY, Dec. 21 (HealthDay News) -- New research provides more
evidence that treating certain lymphoma patients with an expensive
drug over the long term helps them go longer without symptoms. But
the drug, called rituximab (Rituxan), does not seem to
significantly increase life span, raising questions about whether
it's worth taking.
U.S. Teen Birth Rate Hit Record Low in 2009: CDC
TUESDAY, Dec. 21 (HealthDay News) -- Teen births in the United
States reached a record low in 2009, as births to teenagers fell 6
percent from the previous year to the lowest level seen in almost
seven decades, health officials reported Tuesday.
Device Approved for Dangerous Vessel Bulge
TUESDAY, Dec. 21 (HealthDay News) -- Medtronic's Endurant AAA
Stent Graft system, designed to treat a bulge in the largest
abdominal blood vessel, has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug
Administration, the company said Tuesday.