New Clues to How Exercise May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk
TUESDAY, April 9 (HealthDay News) -- Older women who are
physically active have lower levels of estrogen and its breakdown
products in their bodies, according to a new study, perhaps
explaining why exercise may reduce breast cancer risk.
New Bird Flu No Immediate Threat: U.S. Experts
TUESDAY, April 9 (HealthDay News) -- At this point, there's no
reason to believe that the emerging H7N9 strain of bird flu that
has sickened at least 24 people and killed seven in China is cause
for alarm, health officials in the United States say.
Could Coffee Bean Extract Help Control Blood Sugar?
TUESDAY, April 9 (HealthDay News) -- A natural extract from
unroasted coffee beans may be a tool in fighting the uncontrolled
blood sugar levels characteristic of diabetes, a small, preliminary
new study suggests.
Google Search Trends Suggest Mental Woes Vary by Seasons
TUESDAY, April 9 (HealthDay News) -- Internet searches for
information about mental illnesses follow seasonal patterns, which
suggests that there may be a stronger association between mental
disorders and changing seasons than previously believed, a new
Better School Lunches May Lead to Slimmer Students
TUESDAY, April 9 (HealthDay News) -- Although students who get
free or discounted lunches through federal programs are more likely
to be obese than students who don't, kids in states that set higher
standards for these meals are less likely to suffer that fate, new