Not Everyone Shuns Fruits and Veggies
FRIDAY, Nov. 18 (HealthDay News) -- The difficulty June Stewart
had working vegetables into her day-to-day meals didn't stem from
any aversion to them.
Health Tip: Eating Healthy for Vegetarians
(HealthDay News) -- Vegetarians are no less susceptible than
others to malnutrition. The key, says the U.S. Department of
Agriculture, is to eat a variety of foods that ensure enough
calories and proper nutrition.
U.S. Voters May Prefer Low-Pitched Male Voice
FRIDAY, Nov. 18 (HealthDay News) -- Voters prefer male political
candidates with a lower-pitched voice because it's seen as a sign
of dominance and leadership, according to Canadian researchers.
Young Chimps Play Much Like Children Do
FRIDAY, Nov. 18 (HealthDay News) -- Young chimpanzees play and
develop in much the same way as human children do, and researchers
say that might help shed light on the role of human play
Does Psoriasis Thwart the Benefits of 'Good' Cholesterol?
THURSDAY, Nov. 17 (HealthDay News) -- Inflammation caused by
psoriasis may trigger changes in a person's cholesterol, including
weakening the function of high-density lipoprotein (HDL), the
"good" cholesterol, new research suggests.
Colon Surgery Linked to High Readmission Rates
FRIDAY, Nov. 18 (HealthDay News) -- Although one in four
patients ends up back in the hospital within three months of colon
surgery, new research reveals these readmissions -- which cost $300
million every year -- are often preventable.
Tender Breasts From Combo HRT Linked to Higher Cancer Risk
FRIDAY, Nov. 18 (HealthDay News) -- Women who develop breast
tenderness after starting combination estrogen and progestin
menopause therapy have a 33 percent higher risk of developing
breast cancer than those who don't experience breast tenderness, a
new study says.
Erwinaze Approved for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
FRIDAY, Nov. 18 (HealthDay News) -- Erwinaze (asparaginase
Erwinia chrysanthemi) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug
Administration to treat Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) among
people who have developed an allergy to more standard
FDA Revokes Approval of Avastin for Breast Cancer
FRIDAY, Nov. 18 (HealthDay News) -- Saying the risks outweigh
the benefits in patients with advanced breast cancer, U.S. Food and
Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Margaret Hamburg said on
Friday that the agency has rescinded its approval of the cancer
drug Avastin for that use.