Pollen Increasing at Feverish Pace, Study Finds
FRIDAY, Nov. 9 (HealthDay News) -- Many people believe that this
was the worst year for hay fever, but seasonal allergies will get
worse as pollen counts more than double over the next 28 years, a
new study predicts.
Study: Allergies Need to Be Taken Seriously
FRIDAY, Nov. 9 (HealthDay News) -- The number of emergency room
visits and hospitalizations caused by a life-threatening allergic
reaction called anaphylaxis could be reduced if people with
allergies took proper preventive measures, according to a new
Another Study Links 'Sexting' to Sexual Activity in Teens
FRIDAY, Nov. 9 (HealthDay News) -- A new study of Dutch teens
finds that few of them frequently engage in risky online activity
related to sex, such as sending naked photos to strangers and
searching for sex partners, but those who do are more prone to have
casual sex in real life.
Study Ties Obesity-Related Gene to Weaker Memory
FRIDAY, Nov. 9 (HealthDay News) -- In middle-aged people, a link
may exist between weakened memory and genetic traits associated
with obesity, raising the possibility that extra pounds change how
our brains work, a new study suggests.