Health Tip: Rest to Help Heal Shin Splints
(HealthDay News) -- The searing pain of shin splints is an
injury some runners know all too well. Shin splints occur when the
muscles, tendons or bone tissue become inflamed from overuse.
Sleep Less, Eat More: Study
WEDNESDAY, March 23 (HealthDay News) -- People of normal weight
eat more when they sleep less, a small new study finds.
Genome Map of Multiple Myeloma Offers Clues to Its Cause
WEDNESDAY, March 23 (HealthDay News) -- The genome of the highly
aggressive blood cancer multiple myeloma has been mapped by a team
of North American scientists, who say their achievement will
improve understanding of what causes the disease and may lead to
Review Finds No Harm From Cutback in Residents Docs' Hours
WEDNESDAY, March 23 (HealthDay News) -- Reducing the workload of
U.S. medical residents to a maximum of 80 hours a week has not had
a negative effect on patient safety and has had little effect on
the training of new doctors, a new study contends.
As Health Care Reform Turns 1, Backers and Detractors Dig In
WEDNESDAY, March 23 (HealthDay News) -- The Affordable Care Act
turns 1 year old on Wednesday, and the health-care reform package
-- the centerpiece of President Barack Obama's first term in office
-- remains as controversial as the day it was signed into law.
Are the Religious Prone to Obesity?
WEDNESDAY, March 23 (HealthDay News) -- New research finds that
people who frequently attend religious services are significantly
more likely to become obese by the time they reach middle age.
Americans' Exposure to Mercury From Fish Won't Harm Hearts: Study
WEDNESDAY, March 23 (HealthDay News) -- Though repeatedly linked
to neurological deficits in children and unborn babies, Americans'
level of exposure to mercury from sources such as fish is not
associated with a higher risk of heart disease, stroke or other
cardiovascular disease, a new study suggests.