Exclusive Breast-Feeding Not the Norm in U.S.
FRIDAY, Nov. 11 (HealthDay News) -- When something's been
scientifically proven as good for the body -- nourishing, boosting
disease-fighting ability and more -- you might think Americans
would clamor to adopt it, especially when the bodies it helps are
Flu Hits 90 Million Children Under 5 Each Year
FRIDAY, Nov. 11 (HealthDay News) -- Although it can be prevented
with a vaccine, roughly 90 million children worlwide who are
younger than 5 get the flu each year, resulting in about 1 million
hospital admissions, a new study indicates.
ADHD Brain Changes Appear to Persist Into Adulthood
THURSDAY, Nov. 10 (HealthDay News) -- Adults who were diagnosed
with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as children
have less gray matter in certain areas of their brains as adults
than people who didn't have ADHD in their youth, researchers
High-Fiber Diet May Help Thwart Colon Cancer
FRIDAY, Nov. 11 (HealthDay News) -- Eating a high-fiber diet may
reduce your risk of colorectal cancer, especially if the fiber is
from cereal and whole grains, according to a new review.
FDA Approves First Umbilical Cord Blood Product
FRIDAY, Nov. 11 (HealthDay News) -- The first product in the
United States that uses human umbilical cord stem cells to treat
disorders of the hematopoietic (blood-forming) system has been
approved by the Food and Drug Administration.