Health Tip: Senior Drivers, Stay Safe
(HealthDay News) -- Many seniors rely on their car for mobility
and independence. But the chances of getting into an automobile
accident grow as you age, especially after your 75th birthday, the
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.
Health Tip: Considering a Baby Walker?
(HealthDay News) -- Some parents feel baby walkers can help
youngsters learn to walk at an earlier age. But the American
Academy of Pediatrics warns that baby walkers can be dangerous --
and delay walking.
Personal Feedback May Aid Fitness Progress
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 10 (HealthDay News) -- Using personal digital
assistants (PDAs) to give daily feedback to adults about their
fitness progress helps them stick with an exercise program, a new
Honing in on the Genetics of MS
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 10 (HealthDay News) -- A new study on the
genetic underpinnings of multiple sclerosis (MS) has identified
more than 50 gene variants that may contribute to the autoimmune
disease, 29 of which are new discoveries.
ADHD, Autism May Sometimes Share Gene Mutations
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 10 (HealthDay News) -- Some of the genetic
variants implicated in ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity
disorder) overlap with genes and nerve communication pathways that
play a role in autism, a new study finds.