Health Tip: Clean Dentures Well
(HealthDay News) -- Dentures, just as with natural teeth,
require care and regular cleaning to help maintain a healthy
Sleepy Teens More Prone to Weight Gain: Study
TUESDAY, Oct. 25 (HealthDay News) -- Teens who don't get enough
sleep may find themselves putting on extra pounds and boys, in
particular, may be at risk for obesity, new research suggests.
Aging Brain's Decline May Hinge on a Gene
TUESDAY, Oct. 25 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have identified
a gene variation that seems to have a major effect on the rate at
which men experience an age-related decline in intellectual
Obesity May Hinder Flu Shot's Effectiveness
TUESDAY, Oct. 25 (HealthDay News) -- The various health risks
associated with being overweight or obese are well known, but a new
study now suggests that this extra weight may also make your annual
flu shot less effective.
Viagra May Help Children With Rare Blood Pressure Disorder
TUESDAY, Oct. 25 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that
the active ingredient in the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra,
which was initially developed as a treatment for heart disease,
could help children with a rare condition called pulmonary arterial
U.S. Health Officials Back HPV Vaccine for Boys
TUESDAY, Oct. 25 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. health authorities on
Tuesday recommended that young males be vaccinated against human
papillomavirus (HPV), a sexually transmitted virus that causes most
cervical cancers, as well as anal cancer and some cancers of the
throat and mouth.
Parental Training May Benefit ADHD Kids Under 6: Report
TUESDAY, Oct. 25 (HealthDay News) -- Training parents in how to
manage children's problem behaviors can improve the conduct of
preschool children with symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity
disorder (ADHD), according to a new report.
CT Scans May Pick Up COPD Early in Smokers
TUESDAY, Oct. 25 (HealthDay News) -- Men with a history of heavy
smoking who have a CT scan to look for lung cancer could benefit
from a simultaneous check for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
(COPD), Dutch researchers suggest.
Flu Vaccine Isn't Foolproof
TUESDAY, Oct. 25 (HealthDay News) -- The most widely used flu
vaccine in the United States is only about 60 percent effective in
healthy adults, new research indicates.
Death Toll From Listeria Outbreak Hits 28
TUESDAY, Oct. 25 (HealthDay News) -- The death toll in the
listeria outbreak traced to cantaloupes produced at a Colorado farm
has reached 28, with another 133 people sickened in 26 states, U.S.
officials said late Tuesday.