Health Tip: Getting a Tattoo?
(HealthDay News) -- Tattoos may be popular forms of body art and
expression, but they pose a number of potential health problems,
the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says.
Health Tip: Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes
(HealthDay News) -- People with type 2 diabetes either don't
produce enough insulin, or their bodies don't process insulin
correctly. More than 90 percent of people with diabetes have type
2, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics says.
Plastics Chemical BPA Found in Fetal Livers
THURSDAY, Dec. 6 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers who found the
chemical bisphenol A (BPA) in the livers of fetuses say it shows
that there is considerable exposure to the chemical during
Childless People Die Sooner, Study Says
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 5 (HealthDay News) -- A new study of couples
treated for infertility found a significantly higher death rate
among couples who remained childless and lower odds of psychiatric
illness among those who adopt.
Sedatives May Raise Pneumonia Risk
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 5 (HealthDay News) -- People taking the widely
prescribed sedatives known as benzodiazepines may be putting
themselves at greater risk for developing pneumonia, British
Thinking You Ate a Lot May Help You Feel Full
THURSDAY, Dec. 6 (HealthDay News) -- Believing you had a large
meal can make you feel less hungry hours after the meal, a finding
that could lead to new methods of weight control, researchers