Health Tip: Help Prevent Back Pain
(HealthDay News) -- Few people go through their entire lives
without back pain, which can range from mild to severe. But there
are steps you can take to help prevent it.
Health Tip: Watch for Symptoms of Seizure
(HealthDay News) -- Seizures occur when normal electrical
activity in the brain is disrupted. Depending on the portion of the
brain that's affected, seizures can cause different symptoms.
U.S. Ranks 131st in World for Premature Birth Rate
WEDNESDAY, May 2 (HealthDay News) -- More than 15 million -- or
12 percent -- of U.S. babies are born prematurely each year,
according to a report released Wednesday by the March of Dimes and
several other organizations.
Study Redefines What a Healthy Vagina Is
WEDNESDAY, May 2 (HealthDay News) -- Bacteria that live normally
in the vagina differ from woman to woman and can even change
dramatically in short periods of time in the same woman, a new
'Iceman' Mummy Yields Oldest Human Blood Cells
WEDNESDAY, May 2 (HealthDay News) -- The oldest known human
blood has been found in the body of the 5,000-year-old Otzi, the
"iceman mummy" that was discovered in a glacier in the Alps in
Once-Banned Bird Flu Study Suggests Pandemic Threat Is Real
WEDNESDAY, May 2 (HealthDay News) -- Data in a formerly banned
study detailing how the H5N1 avian (bird) flu virus can morph --
with the possibility that it could spread from person to person and
cause a global pandemic -- may help nations prepare for the
Who's the Dad? First-Trimester Blood Test May Tell
WEDNESDAY, May 2 (HealthDay News) -- Finding out who the father
is in paternity cases may become easier with the emergence of a
simple blood test for women that can be given in the first
trimester of pregnancy.