Health Tip: Am I at Risk for Endometriosis?
(HealthDay News) -- Endometriosis occurs in women when
endometrial tissue that lines the uterus grows outside of the
uterus. Pelvic pain during menstruation is a common symptom.
Dad's Advice Could Be Key to Teens' Sexual Activity
THURSDAY, Oct. 18 (HealthDay News) -- The idea that fathers play
a significant role in the development of their kids' approach to
sex has received some support in a new evidence review. Studies in
the review suggest that adolescents have less sex if their fathers
talk to them more about sexual matters.
Weight-Loss Surgery Tied to Drop in Heart Risk Factors
THURSDAY, Oct. 18 (HealthDay News) -- Gastric band surgery, and
other types of weight-loss operations, can significantly reduce
obese people's risk for heart disease and stroke, and also improve
the health of the heart itself, researchers report.
Some With Alzheimer's Better Off Staying on Antipsychotics: Study
THURSDAY, Oct. 18 (HealthDay News) -- People with Alzheimer's
disease who take the antipsychotic drug risperidone (Risperdal) to
help curb their agitation and aggression may see a return of these
troublesome symptoms if they stop taking the medication, a new