Anxiety's on the Menu for People With Food Allergies
TUESDAY, April 26 (HealthDay News) -- Every time her teenage
daughter Jordyn leaves the house, Nancy Geller worries about the
food her daughter might choose to eat. Jordyn has a severe peanut
allergy, and exposure to even a small amount of a peanut-containing
food could cause a life-threatening allergic reaction.
Don't Blame Memory for Trouble Switching Tasks
TUESDAY, April 26 (HealthDay News) -- Slowing of the brain's
processing speed as people age is the prime cause of typical
communication problems in older adults, new research indicates.
Health Tip: Eyeing Macular Degeneration
(HealthDay News) -- Age-related macular degeneration is the
leading cause of blindness in the United States and many European
countries. The neovascular or "wet" form of the disease is
responsible for 90 percent of cases of severe vision loss.
Fewer Med Students Training as Primary-Care Doctors: Study
TUESDAY, April 26 (HealthDay News) -- As researchers warn of a
serious shortage of primary-care physicians, a new study finds the
percentage of medical students who want to go into general internal
medicine has dropped sharply over the past two decades.