Weight-Loss Surgery May 'Remodel' Heart
THURSDAY, Feb. 3 (HealthDay News) -- Besides enabling severely
obese people to lose weight, gastric bypass surgery seems to help
their overly stressed hearts return to more normal function and
appearance, a new study suggests.
How to Survive Super Bowl Excesses
THURSDAY, Feb. 3 (HealthDay News) -- If you tend to overindulge
in food and drink while watching the Super Bowl, there are some
simple things you can do to ease the ill effects you may feel the
next day, says an expert.
With Health Care Reform, Income Swings May Mean Loss of Coverage
THURSDAY, Feb. 3 (HealthDay News) -- Under the new Affordable
Care Act, the health reform package signed into law by President
Barack Obama last March, millions of Americans whose income
fluctuates during the year may lose health insurance for periods of
time as their eligibility for different programs changes.
Burden of HIV Highest for Blacks, CDC Reports
THURSDAY, Feb. 3 (HealthDay News) -- Although blacks make up
only 13.6 percent of the U.S. population, they account for 50.3
percent of all diagnosed cases of HIV, federal health officials
Gender Gap in Starting Doctor Pay Grows
THURSDAY, Feb. 3 (HealthDay News) -- The average starting salary
for a female physician in 2008 was $16,819 less than a male
physician, a huge increase from the $3,600 gap in 1999, finds a new
Cold Viruses Appear Linked to Type 1 Diabetes
THURSDAY, Feb. 3 (HealthDay News) -- While the causes of type 1
diabetes aren't known for certain, a new analysis backs the
possibility that cold-like viruses might trigger the disease.
Restrictive Diet May Reduce ADHD Symptoms
THURSDAY, Feb. 3 (HealthDay News) -- A special restrictive diet
may significantly reduce symptoms of attention-deficit
hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in young children, a new study