Health Tip: Be Alert for Signs of Preeclampsia
(HealthDay News) -- Preeclampsia occurs when there's a swift and
significant spike in blood pressure during pregnancy. It can be
dangerous for both the pregnant woman and the unborn baby.
Health Tip: Recognize Early Signs of Autism
(HealthDay News) -- Symptoms of autism can be difficult to
recognize in very young children, especially in mild cases or in
instances when a child has other mental or physical conditions.
New Clues to the Evolution of the Human Brain
THURSDAY, May 3 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that a
partial duplication of a gene played a significant role in a major
advance in human brain evolution that occurred a few million years
Researchers Rejuvenate Blood-Forming Stem Cells in Mice
THURSDAY, May 3 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers who found a way
to rejuvenate aged blood-forming cells in mice say their
achievement offers clues about how it may be possible to combat
health problems associated with old age.
'Blond Genes' May Vary Around the World
THURSDAY, May 3 (HealthDay News) -- All blonds are not alike,
according to a new study that finds different genes dictate flaxen
locks in different areas of the globe.
In Some Brain Bleeds, Patients Do Better at High-Volume Hospitals
THURSDAY, May 3 (HealthDay News) -- People diagnosed in the
emergency room with a specific type of bleeding stroke should
immediately be transferred to a hospital that treats at least 35 of
these cases each year, according to new recommendations from the
American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association.
U.S. Health Care Spending High, But Quality Lags: Report
THURSDAY, May 3 (HealthDay News) -- Despite the fact that
Americans spend more on their health care than citizens of 12 other
developed nations, a new report finds that more does not
necessarily equal better when it comes to quality of care.
New Guidelines Issued for Severe Lupus
THURSDAY, May 3 (HealthDay News) -- When diagnosed with lupus,
one in three people already has kidney inflammation, and during the
first 10 years with the disease as many as 60 percent of patients
will have some kidney problems.
More Teen Girls Using Contraceptives: CDC
THURSDAY, May 3 (HealthDay News) -- More teenage girls are using
contraceptives, which may explain part of the dramatic drop in the
U.S. teen pregnancy rate, federal health officials reported
Why You Overeat Even When You're Full
THURSDAY, May 3 (HealthDay News) -- A group of Italian
researchers has uncovered evidence that regardless of how "full" a
person may feel, the body is hard-wired to chemically reward itself
by overeating when tempted by yummy foods.