Aromatherapy: More Than Just a Pleasant Scent?
WEDNESDAY, April 25 (HealthDay News) -- Aromatherapy is
beginning to enter the medical mainstream, with groups as diverse
as the American Cancer Society and the U.S. Department of Veterans
Affairs touting the use of fragrance as a therapy that can
complement traditional health care.
Health Tip: Stress Fracture of the Foot
(HealthDay News) -- The bones of your feet are designed to
absorb the weight and energy of the rest of your moving body. But
when nearby muscles are overused and can no longer absorb the shock
of running, jogging or playing sports, for example, your foot may
develop a stress fracture.
Health Tip: When Seniors Are Malnourished
(HealthDay News) -- Older people are particularly prone to
malnutrition because of chronic disease, having to live on a fixed
income, or the unmet need to provide their aging bodies with the
proper vitamins and nutrients.
Poor Sleep Heightens 'Ringing Ear' Disease Symptoms: Study
WEDNESDAY, April 25 (HealthDay News) -- For people with
tinnitus, which features chronic ringing, buzzing, hissing or
clicking in the head and ears, poor sleep makes it even more
difficult to cope with the condition, researchers have found.
New Techniques May Improve Infant Heart Surgery
WEDNESDAY, April 25 (HealthDay News) -- Two new monitoring
techniques may provide early warnings about possible brain damage
in children as they undergo surgery for heart defects, researchers
Has the 'G-Spot' Been Confirmed at Last?
WEDNESDAY, April 25 (HealthDay News) -- So, what
does the "G" stand for in G-spot? Maybe it's "G" as in Holy
Grail, because a Florida gynecologist contends that he has finally
Life Transitions May Trigger Eating Disorders
WEDNESDAY, April 25 (HealthDay News) -- A lack of support
following traumatic life events such as relationship problems, the
loss of a loved one, abuse and sexual assault can trigger eating
disorders, a small new study finds.
Air Quality Improving in Many U.S. Cities: Report
WEDNESDAY, April 25 (HealthDay News) -- Air quality in America's
most polluted cities has improved significantly over the past
decade, according to a new report from the American Lung
Experimental Drug Eases Autistic Behaviors in Mice
WEDNESDAY, April 25 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental drug
reduced two signature characteristics of autism -- repetitive
behavior and abnormal social interactions -- in laboratory mice,
new research finds.