Kids' Callousness Associated With Conduct Problems
MONDAY, Feb. 21 (HealthDay News) -- Children who display a lack
of emotion and a lack of empathy or guilt -- features that
psychologists call "callous-unemotional traits" -- are at risk of
antisocial behavior and other adjustment problems, research
Going 'Green' May Cut Hospital Costs
MONDAY, Feb. 21 (HealthDay News) -- Implementing practical,
environmentally friendly practices in operating rooms and other
hospital facilities could reduce health-care costs without
compromising patient safety, says a new study.
Clots in Coronary Stents More Likely in Early Morning
MONDAY, Feb. 21 (HealthDay News) -- Prior research has shown
that stroke risk peaks in the early morning hours. Now a new study
finds that blood clots within stents -- a potential trigger for
stroke as well as heart attacks -- also follow a circadian pattern
and peak in the early morning.
Teens Posting 'Cutting' Videos on YouTube
MONDAY, Feb. 21 (HealthDay News) -- The YouTube videos are
disturbing -- images of teens with their arms bleeding and scarred
where they sliced into themselves with a razor blade or other sharp
object; poetry about pain, loneliness and hopelessness.
Hearing Loss Common Among Middle-Aged Adults: Study
MONDAY, Feb. 21 (HealthDay News) -- An estimated 21 percent of
Americans aged 48 to 59 struggle with some kind of hearing loss,
and the number rises to 90 percent of adults 80 and older, a new
Gastric Bypass Best for Weight Loss, Study Finds
MONDAY, Feb. 21 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to shedding
pounds and improving or eliminating type 2 diabetes, gastric bypass
surgery may be better than other surgical weight-loss procedures,
two new studies find.