Device Approved to Treat Brain Aneurysm
WEDNESDAY, April 6 (HealthDay News) -- A new device to treat an
arterial bulge (aneurysm) in the brain has been approved by the
U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Health Tip: Keep Protein Lean
(HealthDay News) -- Protein acts as fuel for your body and gives
you energy. But beware -- some protein sources are also high in
Nervous System Imbalance May Cause Fatigue in Breast Cancer Survivors
THURSDAY, April 14 (HealthDay News) -- The persistent fatigue
and exhaustion plaguing some breast cancer survivors after
successful treatment stems from a tug of war between the
"fight-or-flight" and "resting" parts of the autonomic nervous
system, with the former working overtime and the other unable to
rein it in, a new study suggests.
Parents, Saying 'Um' and 'Uh' May Aid Learning
THURSDAY, April 14 (HealthDay News) -- Parents who say "um" and
"uh" when speaking to their toddlers aren't setting a bad example;
they're actually helping the children learn language more
efficiently, according to researchers.
Kidney Transplant Patients at Risk of Narrowed Arteries
THURSDAY, April 14 (HealthDay News) -- Kidney transplant
patients whose immune systems produce antibodies that target the
new organ can develop accelerated narrowing of the arteries that
supply blood to the kidney, which may lead to organ rejection.
Latest Artificial Pancreas Trials Reduce Risk of Low Blood Sugar
THURSDAY, April 14 (HealthDay News) -- In the latest research to
test the concept of an artificial pancreas for the management of
type 1 diabetes, British researchers report that they were able to
improve blood sugar control and reduce the risk of dangerous low
blood sugars overnight.