Kids Fed Unhealthy Foods Learn to Prefer Them
THURSDAY, Jan. 27 (HealthDay News) -- Most preschool children
develop a taste for salt, sugar and fat at home, and quickly learn
which types of brand-name fast foods and sodas meet these
preferences, U.S. researchers say.
Loving Your Bedroom May Be Key to Good Sleep
THURSDAY, Jan. 27 (HealthDay News) -- Only 42 percent of
Americans say they sleep well almost every night and can therefore
be categorized as "great sleepers," according to a new National
Sleep Foundation survey.
Study Ties Hot Flashes to Lower Breast Cancer Risk
THURSDAY, Jan. 27 (HealthDay News) -- Here's some good news for
women ever bothered by hot flashes and other menopausal symptoms:
Your risk for breast cancer may be reduced as much as 50 percent,
researchers from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in
FDA May Ease Up on Electroshock Devices
THURSDAY, Jan. 27 (HealthDay News) -- Electroshock devices,
currently classified by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as
high risk for the treatment of severe depression, could be
downgraded to medium risk this year.
TV: A Sneaky Part of the Food Pyramid
THURSDAY, Jan. 27 (HealthDay News) -- David Burley was excited
about a new restaurant opening in his small Louisiana town, where
vacant storefronts have become the norm as the recession
Rep. Giffords' Intensive Rehab Under Way
THURSDAY, Jan. 27 (HealthDay News) -- Arizona Congresswoman
Gabrielle Giffords began intensive rehabilitation therapy in
Houston Thursday, another stunning step forward for the lawmaker
who was shot in the brain earlier this month.
CDC Issues Guidance on Daily Pill to Prevent Infection With HIV
THURSDAY, Jan. 27 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. health authorities on
Thursday issued an "interim guidance" to help doctors and patients
using Truvada, the once-a-day combination pill that was shown in
November to help prevent the spread of HIV in high-risk
Babies Seem to Sense Who's Boss
THURSDAY, Jan. 27 (HealthDay News) -- Even babies seem to know
that might makes right, according to new research that suggests
infants use size as a measure to predict who will prevail when two
individuals have a conflict.