Health Tip: Before You Lift Something Heavy
(HealthDay News) -- Lower back pain is among the leading causes
of missed work in the United States. Fortunately, you can take
steps to reduce your risk of hurting yourself.
Eyelash Extension Adhesives May Cause Bad Reactions
THURSDAY, May 16 (HealthDay News) -- For those who aren't born
with long, fluttery eyelashes, cosmetic extensions can help achieve
that often sought-after look. But eye experts warn that the
adhesives used to apply these eyelash extensions can cause
allergies and infections.
Public Funding Spurs Couples to Seek Fertility Treatment
WEDNESDAY, May 15 (HealthDay News) -- Public funding of assisted
reproductive technology, including in vitro fertilization (IVF)
treatments, broadens the range of couples who seek treatment for
infertility by attracting a more diverse population, according to
new research from Canada.
New Drug May Help Immune System Fight Cancer
THURSDAY, May 16 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental drug that
taps the power of the body's immune system to fight cancer is
shrinking tumors in patients for whom other treatments have failed,
an early study shows.
High-Frequency Noise Boosts Math Skills in Study
THURSDAY, May 16 (HealthDay News) -- Could you someday zap your
way to a smarter brain? Preliminary new research suggests that it's
a possibility: Scientists report that they were able to improve the
math-calculation skills of college students by buzzing their brains
with doses of random high-frequency noise.
Test Approved to Detect Faulty Lung Cancer Gene
THURSDAY, May 16 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug
Administration has approved a test designed to detect a faulty gene
that's present in about 10 percent of cases of non-small cell lung