Health Tip: Could Your Child Be Constipated?
(HealthDay News) -- Children may become constipated from a
practice experts call "stool withholding" -- deliberately not going
to the bathroom because of embarrassment, fear of an unpleasant
experience, or the desire not to interrupt playtime.
Health Tip: Drink More Water
(HealthDay News) -- Though anyone can become dehydrated, there
are some people who should be careful to drink enough water.
Blood Pressure May Hint at Kidney Cancer Outcome
THURSDAY, May 5 (HealthDay News) -- In people with advanced
kidney cancer, blood pressure appears to indicate how well their
medication is working, with high blood pressure linked to longer
survival, new research shows.
Race Seems to Play Role in Colorectal Cancer Screening
THURSDAY, May 5 (HealthDay News) -- Elderly black and Hispanic
Americans are less likely than whites to get colorectal cancer
screening, even though Medicare has expanded coverage for screening
tests such as colonoscopy and fecal occult blood test, a new study
Can Hormone Therapy or the Pill Prevent Brain Aneurysms?
THURSDAY, May 5 (HealthDay News) -- Taking birth control pills
or hormone replacement therapy could protect women against brain
aneurysms later in life, a new study suggests, although one
neurologist questioned the quality of the research.
Drugmakers to End Infant Formulas of Products With Acetaminophen
THURSDAY, May 5 (HealthDay News) -- The makers of cold and fever
medications that contain the painkiller acetaminophen said
Wednesday night that they will discontinue infant-drops versions of
the products to avoid confusion that might lead to overdoses, the
Associated Press reported.