Kids Need Enough Sleep to Succeed at School: Experts
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 31 (HealthDay News) -- Although many kids stay
up late on long summer days, once school starts in the fall they
should return to their normal sleep routines, according to experts
at University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB).
For Many Americans, Caregiving a Long-Distance Burden
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 31 (HealthDay News) -- Caring for a parent or
relative in the same zip code can be hard enough, but long-distance
caregiving, which is becoming more common in an increasingly mobile
society, brings with it added burdens.
Health Tip: Seniors, Prepare for Exercise
(HealthDay News) -- Exercise is beneficial at any age, and
seniors can certainly enjoy its many benefits. But before getting
started, you should learn how to exercise safely.
More Evidence Links Genes to Parkinson's
TUESDAY, Aug. 30 (HealthDay News) -- A genetic variation that
reduces the risk of Parkinson's disease by nearly 20 percent in
many populations has been found by an international team of
Homo Erectus Had an Axe to Grind
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 31 (HealthDay News) -- Hand axes, picks and
other stone tools that are 1.8 million years old suggest that
ancient humans were using advanced tool-making methods at least
300,000 years earlier than previously thought, a new study
Trial of Cancer-Fighting Virus Shows Promise
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 31 (HealthDay News) -- A new type of cancer
treatment that uses a virus to infect and destroy tumor cells
without harming normal cells is showing promise in early clinical
Kids Carrying MRSA Germ Prone to Serious Infection: Study
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 31 (HealthDay News) -- Hospitalized children who
carry a dangerous type of antibiotic-resistant bacteria but show no
signs of illness are still at high risk for developing full-blown
infections, a new study finds.