Eyes a Window Into Brain Health: Study
THURSDAY, March 15 (HealthDay News) -- People who have mild
vascular disease that damages the eyes' retinas are more likely to
have vascular disease in the brain that causes thinking and memory
problems, new research indicates.
Stressed Parents May Affect Preemie Behavior Later
THURSDAY, March 15 (HealthDay News) -- When parents of very
small premature infants are stressed or depressed, their children
are more likely to develop behavioral problems by age 3, according
to new research.
Bike Trail in Poorer Neighborhood Boosts Exercise
THURSDAY, March 15 (HealthDay News) -- Children in a
neighborhood with an extra-wide walking/bicycle trail were three
times more likely to get vigorous exercise than those in a
neighborhood with regular sidewalks, a new study shows.
Many Alcoholics Suffered Childhood Trauma: Study
THURSDAY, March 15 (HealthDay News) -- A history of childhood
trauma is common among people undergoing treatment for alcoholism
and may be a factor in the development of the disorder, a new study
Deeper Voices Win Over Voters, Study Finds
THURSDAY, March 15 (HealthDay News) -- Politicians may want to
keep the pitch of their voice low when asking for votes, because
people appear to prefer candidates with deep voices, scientists
Many Women Say No to Breast-Feeding for 6 Months: Survey
THURSDAY, March 15 (HealthDay News) -- Current recommendations
from experts urge new mothers to breast-feed their newborns for the
first six months of life. But, a new survey out of Scotland
suggests that for many women, this expectation just isn't
Could Trans Fats Make You Cranky?
THURSDAY, March 15 (HealthDay News) -- Eating a diet high in
trans fatty acids, an ingredient found in fried foods, baked goods
and other prepared meals and snacks, might be associated with
negative -- and even aggressive -- behavior, new research
CDC Launches Graphic Anti-Smoking Campaign
THURSDAY, March 15 (HealthDay News) -- A new anti-smoking
campaign using graphic images and smokers' horror stories will be
launched next week, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention said Thursday.